Port Charlotte man dies after being swept into the Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A man swimming in the area of Boca Grande Pass died after he was swept into the Gulf by strong currents shortly after 10:00 a.m. on Monday. Yuri Fedarkov, 65, of..
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Police searched for missing 3-year-old at local Wal-Mart

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A call came in Monday afternoon to the Wal-Mart on Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral reporting a missing 3-year-old child. Police and firefighters searched for a ..
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Young local photographer defies the odds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 15-year-old Southwest Florida teenager is defying the odds. Matt Milligan, who has cerebral palsy, has not let his disability stand in his way. Despite being bo..
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Governor joins hundreds in Naples to pay tribute to fallen soldiers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - On Memorial Day we remember the men and women who lost their lives fighting for our country. That includes the more than 1,600 fallen heroes who are buried a..
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OSU football coach Tressel resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fl. - Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel has resigned, confirmed by university sources.President E. Gordon Gee sent a memo to OSU trustees Monday morning:"I write to..
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Woman killed in Fort Myers shooting, suspect on the loose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Sunday at approximately 3:45 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shooting in the 1400 blook of Brookhill Drive. Upon arri..
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Two Collier Co. teens die in Immokalee car accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two Collier County teens were killed in a two-car accident and one other individual endured serious injuries early Monday morning in Immokalee, according to F..
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Ft. Myers Beach boater goes for wild (and unexpected) ride

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A man was operating his boat about a mile away from shore at Fort Myers Beach when his boat turned erratically and he was ejected, according to the U.S. Coast Gua..
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400-plus stung by jellyfish on central Fla. beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COCOA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - More than 400 people have suffered jellyfish stings over the holiday weekend on a central Florida beach. Brevard County Ocean Rescue Assistant Chief Eisen ..
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Shuttle Endeavour gone forever from space station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Endeavour and its crew of six left the International Space Station and headed home to close out NASA's next-to-last shuttle flight, pausing just long en..
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Off and running 8th annual Run on the Green

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  A Fort Myers Memorial Day tradition.     It's the 8th annual 5kRun on the Green     So we're Kickin' it with Kyle as..
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Memorial Day Ceremonies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   NAPLES, Fla.--  In  honor of Memorial Day, you can pay tribute to our fallen service men and women with special ceremonies that will be held across Sout..
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Shuttle astronauts bid farewell to space station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - There were handshakes and hugs all around in space. The crews of space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station said goodbye to one an..
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Facebook bragging leads to man's poaching arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A Polk County man accused of poaching wildlife and bragging about it on Facebook has been arrested on several charges, including unlawful hunting. Darin ..
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Drunk driver barrels through Port Richey house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Port Richey, Fla. (AP) - Police say a drunk driver barreled through a Port Richey home where a family was sleeping, seriously injuring one person. The Florida Highway Patrol s..
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Hurricane center seeks Facebook fans of storm prep

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - Nobody is going to push the "like" button for a hurricane, but the National Hurricane Center hopes to get some Facebook fans for its storm advisories. The hurrica..
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Inmate found dead at Lee County Jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County deputies are investigating the death of an inmate as a suicide. The Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Jeffrey Ryan Moore was found unresponsive in his..
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Tampa pizzeria worker finds 11 carcasses in trash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the discovery of 11 skinned and decapitated animal carcasses in a trash bin behind a Tampa pizzeria. The Hillsborough County S..
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Kids bowl free

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

NAPLES, Fla.- Sometimes finding a fun and affordable activity your entire family can do during the summer can be challenging. But here's an idea: Kids Bowl Free. The Bressette fami..
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1 boater missing, 1 dead; cause not yet released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - One person is dead and another missing after an unmanned boat was found near the Sunshine Skyway bridge in St. Petersburg. Authorities said another..
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