Two arrests made in Port Charlotte burglary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two burglars seen by a neighbor watching the Port Charlotte home while the owner was away, and called 9-1-1. The ..
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New Look for an Aging Part of Town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Call it a new look for an older part of Lee County.   Planners are promoting a new community concept for Caloosahatchee Shores, east of Fort Myers along St. Rd. 80. "It i..
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Spelling Bee champ repeats in Collier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Jonathan Nativi, an eighth grade student at Seacrest Country Day School, is the 2011 Collier County Spelling Bee Champion, winning the crown for a second y..
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Fate of Miami-Dade mayor on line in recall vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- Mayor Carlos Alvarez could be recalled from office Tuesday after a campaign led by a billionaire car dealer mobilized thousands of voters angry over property tax increases a..
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Reaction mixed to Florida school nutrition bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam's proposed legislation for his department to take over responsibility for school nutrition got a mixed review from the State..
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Senate committee advances open carry bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- A bill that would allow weapons to be openly carried in Florida has cleared a Senate committee. The Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday voted 3-2 along p..
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A body has been found off Boca Grade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Lee County Sheriff's Office confirms that a body was found off the coast of Boca Grande.  A call reporting the body was made at 10:41a.m. A helicopter and boat..
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4 people found dead in Tarpon Springs home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla.-Tarpon Springs Police are investigating what appears to be a triple murder/suicide. Officials found the four bodies around 2 a.m. Tuesday after receiving an al..
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Road Closure in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-- Beginning Tuesday, March 15, 2011, the Utilities Department Wastewater Collection Division will begin replacing 200 feet of gravity sewer main on Magdalina Driv..
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Emergency crews respond to possible tanker truck fire on Palm Beach Blvd.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FORT MYERS - Emergency crews are on scene of a possible tanker truck on fire on Palm Beach Blvd just before the south bound entrance to I-75.
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North Naples couple sues for 'textual harassment'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - You've heard of sexual harrassment, but what about "textual" harrassment? It exists and it happened to one North Naples couple who's on a mission to make it st..
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Lee County hosts largest foreclosure auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It will be Lee county's largest foreclosure auction. More than $300 million worth of properties will be up for grabs to the highest of high-end bidders. One of t..
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Flipper flops into boat, pinning down woman's foot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Dolphin watching has never been so up close and personal for a group of friends boating off Isle of Capri. A huge dolphin jumped onto their boat, pinning dow..
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Fla. governor has state's nuclear reactors checked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Gov. Rick Scott says the state is prepared to meet any catastrophic challenges that might threaten any of the five nuclear reactors housed in Florida. Following..
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Fla. to overhaul abuse hotline after girl's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- The head of the state child welfare agency is overhauling the abuse hotline after a 10-year-old girl was found dead in her adoptive father's truck. Department of Children an..
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Lee Leaders Confirm: They'd like to Expand Hammond Stadium

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Lee co. leaders confirmed Monday they would like to expand Hammond Stadium, the spring training home of the Minnesota Twins.    Right now it is 8-thousand seats, and..
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Car accident in Port Charlotte causes serious injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a crash with serious injuries on S.R. 776 near Riverwood. CCSO deputies are directing traffic, FHP is..
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Orlando child critically injured in drive-by shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla.- An Orlando man told police his 1-year-old child had been shot. Authorities say the man called 911 at 9:46 Sunday, saying his son was shot during "what he believed to..
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Space shuttle worker falls to death at launch pad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- A space shuttle worker has fallen to his death at the launch pad. Officials at NASA's Kennedy Space Center say the accident occurred at 7:40 a.m. Monday. The ..
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Dolphin jumps onto deck of boat, injures woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- A dolphin weighing between 600 and 700 pounds jumped onto the deck of a boat, injuring a woman. Isles of Capri Fire spokesman Keith Perry says a charter boat ca..
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