High gas prices not stopping travel plans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FT. MYERS, Fla. - Gas is near the highest its ever been right before the Labor Day weekend. Drivers will pay more at the pump than in any other year since 2008. A year ago in the F..
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Government sues 17 banks over risky mortgages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Government sues 17 banks including Bank of America, Citi, Goldman Sachs over risky mortgages.(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This materia..
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Man gets 12 years for robbery left accomplice dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a botched robbery that left one of his accomplices dead.    As part of a deal ..
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Teen gets 45 years for fatal shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida teen has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting another man.    A Sarasota County judge sentenced 19-yea..
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Florida inmate gets another stay of execution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A death row inmate convicted of killing a Coral Gables police officer 33 years ago has gotten another stay of execution.    The 11th U.S. Ci..
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Now taking request, Collier wants to hear from you

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - For the first time, Collier officials are taking their cues directly from the public on a $2.5 million dollar project.  The grant money is going to be u..
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Missing Estero man has been located

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- UPDATE: Missing Estero Man was located within 1.5 miles from his residence by citizens operating their All Terrain Vehicles in a wooded area. Vaters was in need of a..
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Arrests made in youth football game incident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- Sheriff Tom Knight today announced a list of charges that the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has filed on one player and three coaches relating to an incide..
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Closed hotel remains for sale for 15 million

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A huge, closed hotel in downtown Fort Myers remains on the market for 15-million dollars. The owners of the Amtel, or Ambassador Hotel, confirm some offers, but n..
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Landlord to Patterson and Proctor speaks out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOKEELIA,Fla.- More is slowly developing in the disappearance of Amy Patterson. The Cape Coral teacher has been missing for more than a month and is now presumed dead. A nationwide..
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Cape Coral Police: 'Over the Limit- Under Arrest'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be increasing patrols this holiday weekend as a part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrat..
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Cape police K9 unit conducts training

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department’s K9 Unit is partnering with two local businesses, AutoPride and Pet Coral, to host a training class and replace some much ..
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Katia gains strength, tropical rains brew in Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Katia has regained hurricane strength far out in the Atlantic and forecasters say it is expected to continue getting stronger.    Katia (KAH'-tee-yah) w..
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CCSO detectives arrest 7-Eleven armed robber

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives Friday morning arrested a man for the Wednesday armed robbery of the 7-Eleven gas station at U.S. 41 and Kings Highway..
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Fort Myers Police investigate shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, September 01, 2011 at 7:59 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting at Kimmie’s Game Room located at 2606 Fowler Street. U..
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Police remove guns from city streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 23-guns from city streets f..
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Coast Guard rescues man clinging to capsized boat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Fort Myers Beach rescued a 37-year-old male Punta Gorda resident after his boat capsized about one mile west of Mangrove Poin..
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Missing Englewood woman has been found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- UPDATE:The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is cancelling the lookout for missing adult female Dianna Ziarnicki who was last seen on 9-1-11 at her residence..
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Citizen Police Academy accepting applications

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is currently accepting applications for the upcoming Citizen Police Academy. Participants in the academy will be exposed to all f..
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Romney visits Tampa to open campaign office

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Tampa, Fla. (AP) - Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in Florida, speaking at a group of Republican Hispanics and then attending the opening of his Florida campaign headquarters..
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