WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - Legoland is expected to hire 1,000 people for its central Florida theme park opening in October. Park officials said Friday ..
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A $10,000 reward is being offered for help in finding a man believed to be responsible for attacking three girls in southwest Florida.The Gold Star Club of M..
COCOA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 13-year-old girl has died after being accidentally shot in Brevard County. The sheriff's office says a babysitter..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Boston Red Sox have returned to Fort Myers for spring training. Pitchers and catchers, as well as other members of the team, have reported to camp in prepara..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A bicyclist is in critical condition after colliding with a pickup truck.The Florida Highway Patrol says Nelson Rodriguez, 57, of Fort Myers, was riding the bicy..
FORT MYERS, Fla - Beginning at 12:30 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department will be closing roads for the Edison Festival of Light Junior Parade. The closures include the ramp off t..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Matlacha man is launching a unique idea to help the homeless in Haiti, while putting Southwest Florida back to work. The concept: building secure, transitional ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office say it had astounding results from its five-day prescription drug collection program.Operation Medicine Cabinet resulted in 384,4..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Chocolate artists at Norman Love Confections are working around the clock this weekend. With Valentine's Day on Monday, the Lee County bu..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - After months of battles to save it, the historic oak tree in downtown Fort Myers was cut down Saturday. The oak tree has been part of the..
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.-Hundreds of Southwest Florida residents are smiling a little brighter tonight. Saturday, Bonita Dental Care offered free basic dental services to pe..
WEST PALM BEAHC, Fla. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for his role in a Ponzi scheme that scammed more than $14 million from hundreds of Haitian-American inve..
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Delray Beach woman is accused of setting her boyfriend's car on fire. An arrest report says 25-year-old Tochara Stephens was arrested Wednesday on a cha..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando photographer has won back the rights to his Marilyn Monroe photos two years too late. Joe Jasgur died two years ago in a nursing home at age 89. His..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon embraces Gov. Rick Scott's philosophy and work ethic, but he's keeping some of Scott's biggest proposals at arm's leng..
LEE COUNTY- DNA that was obtained during a burglary investigation more than four years ago has allowed detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's to close the books on a 2006 s..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A car plowed into a Lehigh Acres restaurant Friday night. It happened at Jan-Bo restaurant at the Lehigh Towne Centre. A driver lost control of her SUV on Home..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - An emotional morning in a Collier County courtroom, as a judge sentences 24-year-old James Menard to life in prison. Jurors found him guilty for the shooting..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Egyptian-Americans in Southwest Florida are celebrating President Mubarak's resignation. Some of the congregation at St. Marks Coptic Orthodox Church actually fas..
ESTERO, Fla. - Several members of the Bush family in Southwest Florida, and it's all to help make sure every child can read. Hundreds of people in Estero for the 11th annual Celebr..