LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Airlines wants to buy out one of its main, low-cost competitors: Air Tran. The price tag: 1.4 billion dollars. Southwest would gain..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral City Council is preparing to vote on reducing an upcoming water rate increase. Under the measure rates would go up by about 8-percent over the next th..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Taxes are going up in the city of Fort Myers. City council is about to start its final meeting to approve next year's budget. It includes a 10-percent pay cut fo..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies make a 5th arrest in a double-murder in Bonita Springs. Angel Heredia is the latest man charged in the deaths of Israel Ponce and Daniel Leonor. The vic..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Based on a tip generated through Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, detectives questioned and then arrested Rosa Gomez, DOB 9-12-71, of Bonita Springs. Gomez is c..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A tea party group is opposing the retention of two Florida Supreme Court justices over a decision to remove a proposed state health care amendment from the..
MIAMI (AP) - A federal prosecutor in Miami is in hot water after deciding to take a swim in a pool in his boxer shorts. Police say 35-year-old Sean Cronin faces misdemeanor charges..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A pedestrian who was exiting from the driver's side of a van was killed last Thursday morning after the van rolled down the driveway, across the roadway and betw..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of a White House-appointed panel examining the BP oil spill compared the federal government's underestimate of the spill's size to Gen. George Custer's f..
NEW YORK (AP) - Southwest Airlines said Monday it will buy AirTran for about $1.42 billion. The move will put Southwest in head-to-head competition with Delta Air Lines in Delta's ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers woman faces charges in an alleged murder-for-hire plot to kill her husband.The Lee County Sheriff's Office says Kimberly Alter, 53, asked a man to s..
VALRICO, Fla. (AP) - A 41-year-old man was shot and killed in front of his 8-year-old daughter during a neighborhood dispute. Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies say Garrett Jam..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing that banks report all electronic money transfers in and out of the country, expanding its anti-terrorism requirements for fi..
Drivers can thank the slower driving season and a glut of supply for the continuing slide in gas pump prices. The national average for a gallon of regular was $2.694 on Monday, acc..
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) - As the economy tanked during the past two years, a debate has raged over whether immigrants are taking jobs that Americans want. Amid the sweltering vineyard..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government estimates that traffic fatalities fell to fewer than 15,000 deaths during the first half of 2010, putting the year on pace for another record low. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage giant Fannie Mae plans to give military families a break on their home loan payments if they are struggling because of the death or injury of a service m..
OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A mobile home fire in north Florida killed a 75-year-old woman and her 70 dogs. Sunday's fire in Marion County tore through the home's roof and almost all of the..
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - Gulf Coast residents overcome by stress and worry are having a hard time dealing with the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. A survey shows..
MIAMI (AP) - Republican contributors to Gov. Charlie Crist's independent campaign for the U.S. Senate aren't giving up their quest for refunds. The attorney for two GOP donors said..