TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -Former House Speaker Ray Sansom avoided a corruption conviction, but the short-lived job with a state college that forced him out of the Legislature put a sharpe..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- With high prices at the pump, local law enforcement is fighting a new fight. Changes were put in place several years ago to help police departments pinch pennie..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral woman is out of jail after being arrested for killing her sister. Ruth Newman faces Manslaughter charges in a crash that pinned her sister between a..
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Deerfield Beach City Commissioner Sylvia Poitier has been removed from office, a day after being charged with misconduct. Gov. Rick Scott issued a..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Democratic members of the Florida House branded Speaker Dean Cannon's proposed overhaul of the court system as a politically motivated court-packing scheme..
A radio ad sponsored by the Florida Chamber of Commerce is causing a lot of talk and disagreement about public employee pensions. The ad is running on stations around t..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Members from 25 state and local law enforcement agencies spanning 10 counties in Florida worked on their communication skills during a mock terror drill at the L..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Budget cuts in Washington, DC could result in millions being sliced from public assistance programs like WIC and food stamps. Among the cuts are a $500 million r..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County School District's efforts to keep students in school could have an even greater economic impact for Southwest Florida, at least according to a new..
FORT MYERS, Fla - New details are emerging about a brush fire that sent flames shooting into the sky in South Fort Myers Wednesday night. Investigators say fire started at a ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla - Cape Coral Police Detectives from the Property Crimes Unit made two arrests in a burglary investigation on Wednesday. Christopher Civitarese and Michael King were..
FORT MYERS, Fla - March 2011 real estate search results are in and Fort Myers-Cape Coral-FL was the #32 most searched market in the country in March 2011, based on data released to..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Bob Graham, a former governor and U.S. senator from Florida, said on Thursday that a legislative plan to overhaul Florida's courts is a "solution seeking to find..
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla.- A New Port Richey man got a big surprise when he came home for lunch. Kenneth Donovan says he heard his beagle, Jake, barking Tuesday afternoon and went outs..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Business groups say state legislation designed to curtail illegal immigration would hurt Florida's tourism and agriculture industries while reducing tax revenues..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police responded to a reported traffic crash at 243 SE 45th Street. Upon arrival, Corliss Rhodes was found pinned between a 1984 GMC van and a palm tre..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Miami man Wednesday for Trafficking in Counterfeit Credit Cards, and Forgery of Credit Cards. Deputies ..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- A would-be robber got more than he bargained for when an 81-year-old Jacksonville man hit him "upside the head" with a frying pan. Bobby Smith told officials he..
LAKELAND, Fla.- A 2-year-old boy was accidentally served sangria instead of orange juice at a central Florida Olive Garden and was taken to the hospital. Orlando-based Darden Resta..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Narcotics Detectives concluded a 2-month investigation with the arrest of a husband and wife on Wednesday. While utilizing two confidential sou..