TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Senate President Mike Haridopolos is softening his stance on tax cuts but still says Florida lawmakers first must focus on spending reductions. The Merritt..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- The latest figures from Realty Trac paint a promising picture for the Sunshine State. In January, no Florida metro areas were in the top 20 for foreclosure filin..
AVA MARIA- The former director of the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives will be the next president of Ava Maria University. The board of trustees announced Thursday that Jim Towey,..
MIAMI- Florida Medicaid patients may lose access to dentistry, optometry and mental health services as state Senate leaders try to cut the program's growing budget. Federal health ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two scams against elderly women in Port Charlotte, one was another “Granny Scam” and the ..
TAMARAC - Representatives from 17 auto insurance companies joined forces with the Broward County Sheriff's Office during a one-day crackdown on motorists who drive without insuranc..
BELLE ISLE- Orange County deputies ramped up their search for a 36-year-old mother of twins who has been missing since Monday. Deputies and a K-9 Unit searched the home of Michelle..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The budget battle is just beginning in Florida. Governor Rick Scott unveiled his proposals Monday, but already his education plan is coming under fire. The g..
With tax season approaching, it's time to take a close look at what's deductible, and what's not, especially if you have been hunting for a job. Unemployment doesn't necessarily me..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a deputy shot and killed a pit bill in the SunCoast Estates Tuesday morning because it was threatening kids waiting for..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Matthew Freeman got the call haunting Southwest Florida Subway owners on Monday. "Security company called me at about 5:30 in the morning. Said there had ..
NAPLES, Fla. - Armed bandits, a jewelery store owner, and open fire in the middle of a parking lot. That was the scene Tuesday afternoon at Thalheimers Jewelers in Naples during a ..
FORT MYERS- There's a new idea to cut down on traffic tie-ups in North Fort Myers and Cape Coral. Cape Mayor John Sullivan wants to extend Hancock Bridge Parkway through US 41, whe..
San Carlos Park- Subway owner Robert Garratt says, "It's basically just a waiting game and you hope you don't get hit but it's always out there on your mind." His fears came t..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - If a police officer cites you for a DUI you lose your license immediately. But some drivers are getting around that! A Call for Action investigation found some d..
CAPE CORAL- The fire at the First Round Draft Bar & Grill that started just after 6:00 a.m. Wednesday on the corner of SE 12th Terrace and Del Prado Blvd has been ruled acciden..
NAPLES- Authorities say a southwest Florida deputy hit a pedestrian with his patrol car. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Corp. Brian Williams was in the parking lot of a Co..
CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral firefighters revived an elderly man who fell into a canal in the southwest Cape this afternoon after he apparently suffered cardiac arrest and tumbled into t..
FORT MYERS- A major fugitive wanted by the Massachusetts State Police has been arrested by the US Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Fort Myers, the Lee Count..
CAPE CORAL- Lee County duputies responded to a motorcycle accident on Stringfellow Road near the intersection of Sailfish Road shortly after 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The driver of the ..