Teacher inspires community with cancer fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County teacher is inspiring his school and community to help find a cure for cancer.Former Oakridge Middle School teacher Fran Guarrera was the gue..
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Dogs dive head first into water competition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dogs big and small dove head first into competition Sunday morning.. hoping for their shot at winning the dock jump or speed retrieve contests."Any breed can do i..
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Teen charged with trying to kill police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A teenager is accused of trying to kill a police officer.The 17 year-old was arrested early Sunday morning after North Port police tried to break up a party. ..
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Sex Offender Captured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The sex offender who fled from a Lee County deputy Friday morning has been captured. At approximately 9:00 am on October 21, 2011, a Lee County deputy was c..
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Protesters occupy Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Protesters from Lehigh Acres took the "Occupy" movement to their streets Saturday morning, posting up on the side of the busy Lee Boulevard in the heart of Lehi..
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Restaurant, lodging group against Florida casinos

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association is opposed to permitting destination casino resorts in the state.    The influential trade ..
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YouTube fights brings charges in Tampa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A fight between two girls near Tampa that was posted on YouTube led to charges against two adults who allegedly encouraged the fisticuffs.    The ..
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Orlando police arrest Occupy protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando Police have arrested 19 Occupy Wall Street protesters for trespassing in a city park after hours.    The group is protesting corporate i..
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Key West's decadent Fantasy Fest begins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Key West's decadent Fantasy Fest is under way with a packed schedule of masquerade balls, street parties and costume contests.    This year's t..
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Wheldon remembered as loving, loyal and tidy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Of all the indelible moments from Dan Wheldon's public memorial service - fellow IndyCar drivers Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan serving a..
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Romney comes to defense of Florida Sen. Rubio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is coming to the defense of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who's fighting allegations that he embellished his famil..
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Overdue boater found safe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

CLEARWATER, Fla. — An overdue boater has been found safe aboard the Skua, a 33-foot sailboat northwest of Key West, Fla. at approximately 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Kim Reed H..
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Police investigate Fort Myers shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  On Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 1:43 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call of physical fight in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn loca..
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Shooting investigation underway in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  A woman is in critical condition this morning after she was shot in the stomach in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn off Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers. Po..
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Cape Coral Iraq veteran relieved war will be over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Veterans of all wars know just how good it feels to be home, on U.S. Soil. And when they heard the news that President Obama is bringing troops home from Iraq, t..
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Only on WINK: Wife accused of manslaughter speaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- A Lehigh Acres woman is holding onto her innocence in the 2010 death of her husband.  She's already ben through one trial and in December she will go thr..
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Think before you pink

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Pink is everywhere nowadays, to honor Breast Cancer Awareness. But not all of that "Pink Advertising" is going toward any cause, other than profit.Some companies mar..
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Details emerge in Naples nightclub shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- New evidence in a five-year-old case has landed a Naples man behind bars for the second time. Kevin Perry was arrested in connection with a 2006 nightclub shooting in..
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Sarasota Co. stabbing suspect arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested David C. Stupp, 49, of 414 Sevilla Street in Warm Mineral Springs, for stabbing his roommate today in an un..
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Registered sexual offender arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A registered sexual offender is under arrest after moving with in Lee County and failing to register his new address with law enforcement within 48 hours. Richard..
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