2 pit bulls shot after attacking Florida officer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay-area sheriff's deputies say they shot two pit bulls, killing one, after one officer was attacked.    A resident called authorit..
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RNC tests out its convention host city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The head of the Republican National Committee says next year's convention is going to be a bigger event than a Super Bowl.    The RNC is holding i..
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Small plane skids off Florida runway, 1 injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay-area authorities say one person was injured when a small plane skidded off the runway during takeoff from the Albert Whitted Airport. &nb..
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CCSO arrests business beer keg burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man for stealing 15 empty beer kegs from three Port Charlotte businesses. Road deputies report..
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Accused killer wants judge off case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Brian Casey talked for an hour in court about how he wants to represent himself in his upcoming murder trials.  And then he changed his mind and asked for a ..
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Florida CCW license applications at all time high.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Jim Silberman has a permit to carry a concealed weapon and he uses it. "Used to be I counted on my physical abilities, now I count on a gun to stop the problem..
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Back to work: new Cape restaurant hires unemployed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A new Cape Coral restaurant is helping to take a big bite out of unemployment in Southwest Florida, by putting more than 100 people back to work.A new Sonny's Ba..
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Neighborhood takes action against peeping tom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The east Naples neighborhood where a convicted sex offender was arrested for peeping in on young girls is making sure he doesn't want to return.Now that Leslie Brew has bonded out ..
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Local gun bans pulled to comply with state

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A new state law taking effect this Fall has cities and counties scrambling to change their rules to allow guns in parks and other public places. For years, t..
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Collier school board budget shortfall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The Collier county school district is digging deep to overcome a major budget shortfall for the upcoming school year.The shortfall was reduced from $51 million to $25 million throu..
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Cape Coral child dies after being left in hot car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Two kids left in hot cars in just two days in southwest Florida.  Deputies were able to rescue one infant in time, sadly, another baby in Cape Coral died. ..
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Cape Coral celebrates National Night Out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- The Cape Coral community is joining thousands of others across the country, raising awareness about neighborhood crime prevention. National Night Out began nati..
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Baby saved after locked in hot car while dad shops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUTNY, Fla. - Doors locked, windows rolled up, and the car turned off, with the sun still blazing. That's how reports say a woman found an 11-month-old girl inside a car i..
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Island for sale near downtown Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

  FORT MYERS, Fla.-- If you've ever cruised along the Caloosahatchee River, you've probably seen your fair share of "for sale" signs, typically boasting a river-front home wit..
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SWFL out of the path of Tropical Storm Emily

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tropical Storm Emily is gaining strength, but will probably stay on the Atlantic side of the state. Watch Chief Meteorologist Jim Farrell's forecast.
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Deaf Lee County man has bike stolen from under him

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A deaf lee county man says he's outraged after someone stole his bicycle right from underneath him! He's just one of many victims to what deputies say is becoming..
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Men's Warehouse collects donated suits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new suit can make all the difference in the world to someone starting over. All this month, Men's Warehouse is collecting donated suits and other dress clothes ..
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Questions raised at Lee County Commission meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Questions are coming up about the wisdom, and the pay-off, of a program to bring jobs to Lee County. One commissioner calls it, "a subsidy for wealthy corporation..
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Edison faculty negotiate for a raise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Faculty at Edison State College are asking for a raise. They met with negotiators for the college's administration, but it was off to a bumpy start. Both sides me..
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Federal debt deal raising cost of student loans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Graduate students looking to take out subsidized student loans may soon have to dig deeper in their pockets to pay it off, as part of the nation's new debt deal. ..
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