TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida religious leaders are holding a prayer service to denounce bills recently introduced in the Legislature they fear will hurt immigrants, particularly tho..
ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida grew to 18.8 million residents in the past decade. Numbers released Thursday by the U.S. Census show that Florida grew by 2.8 million residents from 2000 to ..
CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police responded to 1710 SE 14th Street and 1821 SE 8th Avenue on Wednesday after receiving several calls regarding a disturbance and shooting. Upon arrival ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Former astronaut Lisa Nowak, who lost her NASA job over a bizarre airport attack on a romantic rival, is asking a judge to seal her criminal record. Nowak was ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Members of the Collier County Sheriff's Office bomb squad and SWAT teams hit the firing range Wednesday, testing new technologies designed to keep officers sa..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- As you make your St. Patrick's Day plans, don't forget to consider who will be driving you home after a night of drinking green beer. In a recent AAA Consumer Pu..
NAPLES, Fla.- A Southwest Florida man returned home this week after visiting family caught in the height of the turmoil in Cairo. Khaleb Mahgoub flew to Egypt just as President Mub..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Neighbors living near Veronica S. Shoemaker Blvd say drivers speed and run stop signs where the road intersects with Canal Street and Hanson Street. They say eve..
FT. MYERS, Fla.- It sounds like something no one would fall for. But deputies say surprisingly, there are victims all over the country. It's called the Nigerian Black Money s..
NAPLES, Fla. - Nearly 300 people show up for the vote on the Naples Airport runway extension. This has been a very controversial topic with those against saying it will lead to big..
FORT MYERS, FL- A Fort Myers woman is accused of going on a crime spree.??Her last stop- jail. That's after deputies say she stole a woman's keys,? broke into her car, and then att..
CAPTIVA ISLAND- A Southwest Florida staple is changing hands. The owners of Barnacle Phil's sold the popular restaurant last week. Wednesday, the new owners, along with volunteers ..
Fort Myers, Fla - U.S. Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announced Wednesday the culmination of a nine-defendant prescription fraud ring case in Southwest Florida. The following defendant..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County Sheriff's Office background check of workers scheduled to staff the upcoming Collier County Fair has resulted in felony charges for a convict..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- One of the busiest Outback Steakhouse restaurants in the country is closed after a fire tore through the restaurant's attic overnight. The popular eatery on Clev..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- The first humanoid robot ever launched into space is finally free. Astronauts at the International Space Station unpacked Robonaut on Tuesday, 2½ weeks..
NAPLES, Fla.- The mother of a slain woman will receive her $100,000 life insurance policy. A Collier County judge ruled Tuesday that 53-year-old Thelicia Medor of Fort Myers should..
PORT CHARLOTTE- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives raided a Port Charlotte woman’s home around noon Tuesday. Detectives arrested Diane Lynn Cochran, 48, on..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Senate has unanimously passed a bill designed to help the Florida Panhandle diversify its economy after last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill dealt a..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Two Southwest Florida women experienced the chaos of the earthquake in Japan firsthand, and luckily, made it out safely. Jeanne Shimazaki of Fort Myers lives in ..