LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - There are signs of the economic recovery in Lehigh Acres. A developer wants to turn an open plot of land into a bustling business and residential center. It's ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department hit the streets armed with information hoping to get new leads on old cases. Police distributed flyer..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. --Seven airport security breaches a day: That number comes from the Department of Homeland Security. They say -- it adds up to more than 25,000 security scares si..
FORT MYERS, FL- Brazen burglars "literally" drop into a Lee County convenience store. The owner of The Villas Convenience Grocery Mart says, "Right here, that's where they br..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's not your average day at work. This weekend, Scott Flavelle got a call to the Verizon Wireless store on Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers, to get a four and a..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some major changes are on the way when it comes to how Floridians file for unemployment benefits. The changes are aimed at cutting state costs and getting more of..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- Days after a fire devastated a Lehigh Acres warehouse, the owners of the building are getting the green light to go inside and salvage what they can. Wednesda..
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.-- For thousands of U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan, a homecoming is on the horizon. In an address to the nation last month, President Barack Obama laid out ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - The hot weather means higher electric bills. But with the economy the way it is more people are having trouble paying the bill. One local agency knows this ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say nine people were injured when a car rear-ended a central Florida commuter bus. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the Lynx bus was stopped..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - In office just six months, Gov. Rick Scott has kept his campaign promises and then some: cutting corporate taxes, reducing the size of government, drug tes..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two months after Disney World announced it would no longer host a Grad Nite celebration, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay says it will host its own. Starting in 2012, B..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The astronauts making NASA's last shuttle flight turned into moving men and garbage haulers Wednesday with no time to dwell on their place in space hist..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says a 2-year-old drowned in his family's backyard swimming pool. Officials say the drowning occurred about 6 p.m. Tuesday. A ..
MIAMI - U.S. prosecutors have filed new charges in an investigation of a bribery scheme involving former Haitian government officials and Florida telecommunications executives. U.S..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On July 12th at 8:45pm, Cape Coral Police Narcotics Detectives made arrangements to purchase 40 Oxycontin (20mg) tablets and 10 Percocet (10mg) tablets for $500 f..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Utilities reports a water outage due to a 10" water main break on Wednesday. The water was turned off and repairs were expected to be completed withi..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Police arrested a 21-year-old babysitter after the infant's mother says she came home early and found her smothering the child with a pillow. Authorities say Ti..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- Crews have started demolition of the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Pier's original spans. Officials say workers began the process Monday of sawing and removing 27 s..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The board chairman of the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. wants to look at the possibility of privatizing the state's largest insurer of business..