Inmate accused of killing Florida prison guard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A convicted murderer is accused of killing a guard at a north Florida prison.    Authorities on Monday said 24-year-old Sgt. Ruben Thomas wa..
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Lookers shooter sentenced to life plus 25 years in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Justin Campos has been sentenced to life in prison plus 25 years for the shooting death of two men outside of Lookers in 2011. The jury found Campos guilty of two ..
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Death investigation under way on Six Mile Cypress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police were working a death investigation behind the Hobby Lobby on Six Mile Cypress in Fort Myers on Monday morning. Police received a tip at approxi..
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Old Lochmoor golf course sells for $3 million

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One of the largest foreclosures in Lee County history now has a new buyer. Friday, California-based Brandenburg Properties purchased the Old Lochmoor Golf Course..
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Ochopee firefighter facing battery charges after fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - An off-duty Ochopee firefighter faces battery and disorderly conduct charges after police say he was involved in a fight on Marco Island. Officers said Juan Fl..
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2 weeks remain in Florida's regular lobster season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - About two weeks remain in Florida's regular lobster season, and divers say plenty of lobsters are out there if hunters know where to look. Eric Billips of K..
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St. Pete police: Boy, 9, accidentally shoots cousin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - St. Petersburg Police say a teenager is hospitalized in stable condition after being accidentally shot by his 9-year-old cousin. Police spokesman Mike P..
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Scott attends conservative rally in panhandle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott was touting his accomplishments at a conservative rally in the Florida Panhandle. About 100 people attended the rally Saturday in For..
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Sharpton plans rally for Miami teen slain in Sanford

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The Rev. Al Sharpton is planning a rally for a black Florida teenager fatally shot by a white neighborhood watch volunteer. Sharpton will hold the rally Thursd..
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Missing Cape man found safe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Cape Coral, Fla - Dennis Charles Rice has been located in Hialeah. He called his wife from a gas station to let her know that he was lost. Police were able to track his locati..
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Concert planned to benefit CREW

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The fourth CREW benefit concert will be held March 24th at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs. It's being dubbed as A Musical Night for Nature. Epple will play the ..
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Viking Festival: Bishop Verot High School

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A backyard BBQ tournament and Classic Car Show finish off the last day of Viking Fest at Bishop Verot High School.
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Law enforcement, Coast Guard targets boating safety

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - With the warmer weather and the call of Spring Break, boaters are hitting Southwest Florida waters in droves. That's why several law enforcement agencies and the..
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FGCU women in Tallahassee for NCAA tournament

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The FGCU women's basketball team is in Tallahassee, preparing for its first ever NCAA Division I tournament game.  So far the Eagles have been soaking up t..
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Missing man found safe in Hialeah

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HIALEAH, Fla. - Cape Coral police said Sunday that Dennis Charles Rice, 63, was found safe in Hialeah, after being reported missing on Saturday. Police said Rice called his wife fr..
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Proposed Fla. Senate redistricting map released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Senate Reapportionment Committee Chairman Don Gaetz proposed a new redistricting map for the 40-seat chamber on Saturday to fix constitutional flaws that the Fl..
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Sister of fatal hit and run victim wants dog park renovated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples woman is hoping for a happy ending after her brother was killed by a hit and run driver. Steven Duzick was a well-known sign holder in Naples who dried tragi..
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Bump in the road for Cape resurfacing project

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - The Viscaya Parkway resufacing project began in June of 2011. According to city leaders the project moved along smoothly with few problems or delays until the very..
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Fort Myers teen challenges Kony 2012 video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers teenager is taking on one of the biggest viral videos of all time. The high school sophomore is challenging the now-famous "Kony 2012" video with on..
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Pine Island residents want the green light for golf carts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

PINE ISLAND, Fla. - People who live on Pine Island are saying go to golf carts. They can't drive their carts through the neighborhood because they'll get a ticket. Now they're gett..
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