Sanibel is Arthur Frommer's favorite travel destination

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- Arthur Frommer recently posted his top ten favorite destinations to his renowned website, www.frommers.com. Sanibel, Florida took the number one spot. Frommer said, ..
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Charlotte ex-con busts teen car hoppers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARlOTTE Fla.- Humberto Baez says he was sleeping Sunday night when his fiance woke him up. "She told me somebody was in my mom's van and I came to the front window and I loo..
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2 charged with coral poaching in Florida Keys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two Tennessee men were caught harvesting corals with a hammer and chisels in protected waters in the Florida Keys.    Florida..
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More university leaders visiting Fla. House panel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - More state university presidents are set to appear before the Florida House Education Committee.    The panel is continuing its talks Wednes..
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Senate bill would allow privatization to be secret

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate committee will consider a bill that would allow lawmakers to secretly privatize or outsource state agency functions. That includes privatizing the..
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Dylan Wisniewski's trial begins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Cape Coral teen accused of shooting and killing his 15-year-old girlfriend is set to appear in a Lee County courtroom Tuesday. Dylan Wisniewski's lawyers have t..
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East Naples holds meeting on fire district referendum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

EAST NAPLES, Fla -- The cash strapped fire district in East Naples is looking to raise your taxes. In just two weeks voters will be asked to approve a tax increase that will genera..
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Opposition growing to sweeping online anti-piracy proposal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. - One of the world's biggest websites will go dark Wednesday, as Wikipedia plans to black-out its English edition to protest a new online anti-piracy proposal in the U..
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FPL rates going up, customers in southwest Florida not happy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's your money and if you are a Florida Power & Light customer, your rates are going up.  The power company wants nearly $7 from your wallet but it's ..
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Naples teen arrested in child sex sting operation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- The Osceola County Sheriff's Office has announced the results of a recent child sex sting. A Naples resident was included among the list of arrested individuals. Fort..
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Accused gunman's classmates return to campus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY,Fla.- Classmates of an alleged gunman returned to campus Tuesday.  A student at the Ave Maria School of Law is behind bars on aggravated battery and attempted m..
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Metro Medical Plaza going green, now powered by the sun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Southwest Florida medical building is harnessing the power of the sun and turning it into savings. Fort Myers based Metro Medical Plaza is using solar pane..
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Tampa man sentenced in Charlotte Co. bank robberies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Tampa man will spend almost 25 years in prison for robbing two Charlotte County banks. The federal government sentenced Kevin Stone Tuesday. He pled guilty to ..
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High court drops case against "Taj Mahal" judge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has approved the state judicial ethics panel's dismissal of its case against a Tallahassee-based judge for his involvement in an ..
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Ban on big snakes in effort to save Everglades wildlife

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The federal government is banning four species of giant constrictors. The ban means they cannot be imported into the U.S. and people cannot trade the reptiles acr..
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Edison State's first on-campus housing set to open in August

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Edison State College students will soon have the option of living on campus, and the college's first ever residence hall is a far cry from a dingy dorm room."It's..
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Fla. GOP numbers look good for Romney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The number of Florida Republicans is up by more than 6 percent compared to the last presidential preference primary four years ago, and voter registration numb..
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2 cities win Fla. open gov't award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida cities have won an open government award for passing local laws that ensure people's ability to speak at city meetings.    The L..
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Obama to visit Disney World

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - President Obama will announce a strategy for promoting tourism during a visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando later this week.    White House of..
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14-year-old hit by a car in Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- A 14-year-old was hit by a vehicle on Anhingan Circle in Immokalee Tuesday afternoon. The child is conscious and breathing, but was medflighted to the hospital for..
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