Alva homeowner testifies at Senate drywall hearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON, DC - Members of Congress are hearing what it's like to live with defective drywall, as a Southwest Florida woman represented thousands of affected homeowners across the..
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New details in murder of Clewiston grandfather

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

  CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Passersby frantically called for help as John Drake's truck sat in the middle of the Veterans and Del Prado intersection with his lifeless body inside. Hal..
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Operation Open Arms funds wedding for local soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A welcome home celebration for a southwest Florida soldier, and his soon to be bride. They're getting married on Friday at no cost to their families. It's all th..
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Lee Health Department warns red tide impacting shellfish

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-The Lee County Department of Health is issuing a warning against harvesting and eating local shellfish. "If you were to go out on your boat and try and harvest she..
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Fatal accident in Naples parking lot leave 1 pedestrian dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A woman has died Tuesday afternoon, after being hit by a vehicle in a Naples shopping center parking lot.  The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the fatal ac..
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Florida carrier to fly out of Phoenix-Gateway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Florida-based Spirit Airlines has announced it will become the second carrier to provide service from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, joining Allegiant Air. &..
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PSC approves Florida Power & Light fuel rate cut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co.'s residential customers are getting a $1.92 cut in their monthly bills due to falling fuel expenses.    That r..
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7 charged in Fla. in $120M tax fraud scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Seven people are facing federal tax fraud charges in Florida in a $120 million scheme authorities say involved clients in 30 states.    ..
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Scott loses ACLU subpoena bid in drug testing case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott cannot subpoena records from the American Civil Liberties Union and question ACLU officials.    The Florida ACLU on Tuesday ..
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Scott asks about not insuring new construction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott wonders why the state-backed property insurer would provide coverage on new construction with thousands of Florida homes already sitting em..
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Man steals from Kmart, threatens to 'cut' LP officer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- On Friday, the unidentified suspect in the photographs entered the Kmart located in Parkshore Plaza and stole an MP3 player, Jumbo Universal Remote and flat screen TV..
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Drake admits to killing grandfather in arrest report

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- New reports are revealing disturbing details in the death of John Drake. His grandson, Clinton Drake, has admitted to killing the 84-year-old Clewiston man. Accor..
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Fla. debt drops for the first time in 2 decades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida owes less money than it did a year ago.    State officials on Tuesday released an annual report that shows for the first time in 20 ..
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Salvation Army struggles without enough 'Christmas Cheer'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- With the countdown to Christmas well under way, Santa's helpers at the Salvation Army are busy getting gifts ready for kids in need. But with donations at a near ..
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Drake restrained during first appearance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The man accused of bludgeoning his grandfather to death appeared before a Lee County judge. Clinton Drake appeared via closed circuit camera from the jail. Deputi..
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Teen faces charges in the death of his grandfather

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 19-year-old Clewiston man faces charges for the death of his 84-year-old grandfather. Clinton Drake, of Clewiston, is in a Lee County jail Tuesday morning. He i..
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3 women escorted off flight insist they're victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Three women escorted off a flight from West Palm Beach insist they did nothing wrong.    The incident happened Monday afternoon aboard a..
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South Fla. charities search for bilingual Santas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - South Florida charities are looking for bilingual Santas to say 'ho, ho, ho' in every language.    Community leaders say children can relate better to a..
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Clewiston man confesses to killing grandfather

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police say a Clewiston man confessed to killing his grandfather, after the victim was found in a pickup truck at a busy Cape Coral intersection. Cape ..
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Salvation Army reacts to bell ringer thief in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- The Salvation Army is reacting to news that one of their bell ringers is accused of stealing from the kettle. Over the weekend, deputies arrested 49-year-old Kevin D..
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