2 killed in separate ATV accidents in N Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRONSON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two people have died in north Florida after separate accidents involving all-terrain vehicles.    Florida Highway Patrol tells T..
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3 Florida panther deaths recorded so far in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say three Florida panthers have been killed so far this year.    Dave Onorato of the Florida Panther Project tells the Naples ..
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Poll shows Romney ahead with Florida Republicans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new survey shows Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney leading among likely GOP primary voters in Florida.    It shows 36 percent ba..
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Retired deputy allegedly shoots homeless man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a retired Broward Sheriff's deputy allegedly shot a man he said was threatening his children.    Former deputy Maury..
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Firefighter runs marathon in full gear to honor comrades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Robert Verhelst does the unthinkable at the bike transition area during the HITS Triathlon Sunday, he puts on more than 50 lbs. of clothes. The 33-year-old firefight..
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RSW to lose flights between Ft. Myers and Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Travelers who rely on an airline to get them from Fort Myers to Miami will soon have to find another way to their destination. At the end of the month, Southwest..
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1793 penny fetches $1.38M at Orlando auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A one-cent copper coin minted in 1793, the first year that the United States produced its own coins, has fetched $1.38 million at a Florida auction. James Halp..
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Disabled sailors compete for shot at 2012 Paralympics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Paul Tingley knows about adversity. "17 years ago I had a ski accident and at that time I was a complete paraplegic," he recalled. His life changed in an in..
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Lawsuits over 2011 Florida legislation unresolved

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BILL KACZOR/Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Several high-profile measures passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature last year are still being challenged in the cour..
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Disabled sailors take over Charlotte Harbor for championship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

100 competitors from 12 countries have converged on Charlotte Harbor ready to take home the championship and have their shot at the paralympics in London. Competition runs Tuesday-..
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92nd donated wedding could be one of organization's last

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Under a Southwest Florida sun, Tara Woodring and Jeremy Crosby started their lives together as a married couple. The two active-duty service members tied the kno..
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Third panther death reported in first week of 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is reporting the third panther death already in the first week of the new year. FWC said the remains of an uncollare..
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In his own words: Officer describes near fatal shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral Police Officer, shot in the line of duty, detailed the shooting days later to investigators. Newly released documents show Officer David Wagoner's i..
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Food truck trend growing in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The food truck trend started a couple years ago and continues to grow here in southwest Florida.They're popping up at farmer's markets and holding "food truck con..
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100 families become homeowners in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Edith Boireau and her four children had gotten used to living in close quarters... moving from apartment to apartment without a place to call home.But now thank..
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Fla. lawmaker revamps casino legislation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida voters would get a say on casinos or slot machines at dog tracks under a new gambling proposal. The Senate sponsor of a bill to bring mega-casinos ..
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Boaters cautioned to watch for manatees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Boaters are being cautioned to look out for manatees that may be congregating near power plants during the state's chilly weather. The Florida Fish and..
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7 central FL teens arrested for allegedly beating classmate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Seven central Florida teenagers have been arrested after authorities say they beat a 13-year-old girl until she was unconscious while on a school bus. Marion Cou..
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Veterans event set for January

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Chris Winninger talks about the event he's organizing for local veterans.
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Coast Guard rescues sinking fishing boat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - A fishing boat 50 miles from shore called for help Friday morning after water began flooding in. Coast Guard crews worked 14 hours to rescue the boat and t..
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