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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Police seek identification of burglary suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On October 7, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department responded to two burglaries in the City that appear to be related. The first burglary happened at 3:38 a.m. at..
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Visiting nurses giving some personal care to SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- You'll expect to see a nurse when you visit the hospital or a doctor's office. But some nurses are traveling straight to your front door. The Visiting Nurses As..
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Lee Tran adding more hybrid buses to fleet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee Tran is saying hello to 24 new hybrids and good-bye to their outdated diesel counterparts."Some of them had over a million miles on them, which increases the ..
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Fla. lawmaker draws fire over Hispanic comments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state senator is drawing fire over his comments about a proposal to draw a heavily Hispanic congressional district in the Orlando area.    ..
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Local vet gets Bronze Star in mail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A local WW II veteran has received a Bronze Star in the mail. The medal is awarded for bravery in combat. Vern Medaugh, 87, got his first Bronze Star in 1949. He ..
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Inmate's attorney argues against execution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - An attorney for a condemned inmate is arguing that a jury should again be given the chance to decide if the man should live or die.    Oba Ch..
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Number of Fla. crimes down in first half of 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Crime is continuing to decline in Florida.    State law enforcement officials on Friday said the number of crimes dropped by 2 percent in th..
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Feds assess threats to Fla. Keys marine sanctuary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Federal scientists say the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary remains vulnerable to climate change and the actions of people.    National Oceanic an..
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Police seize guns & drugs in bust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- This week the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of SWAT and uniformed officers conducted two search warrants. ..
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New Cape medical director brings new technology

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A new medical director has taken charge at the Cape Coral fire department and he's raising the bar on what's expected of his medics when they're faced with an eme..
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