Body of deceased man found in Cape Coral off Old Burnt Store

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - On Thursday, November 3rd at approximately 7pm, Cape Coral Police were conducting area searches and canvassing the neighborhoods off of Old Burnt Store Road rega..
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Garrett Kern arrested, facing extradition back to Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - After a week on the run, Garrett Kern is in custody in Chicago. He was Southwest Florida's most wanted man, and faces extradition back here to Florida.Kern, want..
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Naples number 2 for millionaires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Millionaires love to live in Naples. A new national report shows Naples has the second most millionaires per capita. Residents of the Paradise Coast aren't surprised..
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Rent-to-own mattress nightmare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla--A Fort Myers man bought a mattress from a rent to own company and ended up with some uninvited house guests! That's when he called for action! Eric Richman called ..
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Las Vegas style Casinos could dominate legislative session

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Heading into a critical election year, Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders appear ready to scale back the number of substantial issues they plan to tackle i..
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New Collier Co. program pairs puppies with inmates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Thursday the Collier County Sheriff's Office announced it's launching a new program that pairs puppies with inmates. The goal of the program is to make the d..
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Man arrested on 500 counts of child pornography gets life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Circuit Judge Fred Hardt sentenced Daniel Enrique Guevara Vilca to life in prison at a court hearing Thursday afternoon. An undercover Collier ..
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Government benefits going unused in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- About 14 percent of the benefits for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, are not being used in Lee, Hendry and Glades counties. Health officials believ..
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Plane crash lands at Key West airport, no injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Federal investigators are at Key West Airport where a small plane crash landed.    According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, five people..
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Fla. Senate panel proposes child protection bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony could have gotten up to 20 years behind bars instead of four under a bill being proposed in the Florida Senate.    A select co..
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Garrett Kern captured in Chicago

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Garrett Kern has been captured in Chicago, Illinois at approximately 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard time by the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Taskforce out of Chicago..
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Fla. appeals ban on testing welfare applicants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The state of Florida revealed Thursday that it will appeal a judge's injunction blocking a new law that requires drug testing of welfare applicants.  ..
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Panhandle special operations command plans cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. (AP) - The special operations command for the Air Force in the Panhandle says it will eliminate 100 civilian jobs as part of budget cuts.    Hur..
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Moretto found guilty of Second Degree Murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The State Attorney's Office has released the following statement regarding the trial of Steven Moretto: "Steven Moretto has been found guilty of two counts of Sec..
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Edison's new board of trustees to meet for the first time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- According to our partners at the News-Press, Edison State College's new board of trustees was expected to decide on the termination of Bob Beeson, Lee County camp..
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Florida justices reverse permit denial payment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Government agencies that deny development permits cannot be made to pay for "taking" property in Florida just because negotiations over conditions attached..
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Heavy rain unearths vaults in Fla. cemetery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GIFFORD, Fla. (AP) - April showers bring May flowers. But in a central Florida cemetery, October rains nearly raised the dead.    The Vero Beach News Journal (http:/..
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Ft. Myers Occupy tents traded for 'Taste of the Town'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The tents and protesters are gone, but Centennial Park will be buzzing again very soon. Set-up for the Taste of the Town is in the beginning stages now that the O..
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CCSO arrests Gardens of Gulf Cove man for molesting 8 yr old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Gardens of Gulf Cove man for inappropriately touching an eight-year-old girl. Harry Ernest Clements, 64, of 1..
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Fla. businesses can expect unemployment tax hike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's businesses will be paying higher unemployment taxes next year.    Preliminary figures released on Thursday show that the minimum ta..
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