Fla. April unemployment rate drops to 10.8 percent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's employment rate has declined for the fourth month in a row. The Agency for Workforce Innovation on Friday announced the April rate was 10.8 perce..
Read More

Music Walk band performs in WINK studio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The monthly music event Music Walk kicks off in downtown Ft. Myers, Saturday at 7 p.m., May 21st.  The Monarch will be playing at Howl Galleries but stopped b..
Read More

Lee County Sheriff's divers get to dive without water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Half a dozen divers gathered at Lee Wound Care in Fort Myers to take part in a very unique opportunity. The divers are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week,..
Read More

7th annual Latin Rhythm Club Competition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Cape Coral, Fla.--Happening Friday May 20th, the rhythm is going to get you at the  7th annual Latin Rhythm Club competition. And  we are Kickin it with Kyle in Cape..
Read More

Stabbing Investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers, Fla.-  Fort Myers Police are investigating a stabbing on  Katherine street.     A woman was stabbed in the back by a man. ..
Read More

Bonita Springs woman starts petition opposing homeless shelter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- A proposed homeless shelter is heating up debate in Bonita Springs. A local woman is so opposed to the idea, she has started an online petition to stop the ..
Read More

CALL FOR ACTION: Beetles infest furniture set

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral couple buys what they think is the perfect dining room furniture set, until they discover it has bugs! When they tried to tell the furniture company..
Read More

Replenishing Beaches on Estero Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.-Crews are replenishing the beaches on Estero Island as part of a federal shore protection project to counteract erosion. Project Engineer Robert Neal says th..
Read More

Lee Closes a Water Plant; Blame Algae and Salt water intrusion in Caloosahatchee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Lee county is closing its water plant at Olga because of algae and high salt levels in the Calooshatchee River.   Officials are blaming the algae on hot  and dry wea..
Read More

Former Collier Co. band director sentenced to 30 years in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Robert Hamberg, the former Gulf Coast High School band director, has been sentenced to 30 years in prisonfor eight counts of lewd and lacivious battery and 15..
Read More

Understanding your medical bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee Memorial Health System has launched a new web site aimed at helping patients to better understand what they owe and how to deal with insurance companies. "..
Read More

Brush fire burns in Collier Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A brush fire broke out late Thursday afternoon at a preserve in the neighborhood of Brittany Bay in Collier County. The fire is about 2 acres.  The fire ..
Read More

Burglar caught in the act at Lee County business, asks manager for a job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A man caught in the act of burglarizing a Lee County business makes a strange request to his captors. He asks them for a job. It's not exactly the type of job int..
Read More

Scott signs hotly debated Florida elections bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Gov. Rick Scott has signed a new Florida law that critics say will discourage likely Democratic voters from registering or casting ballots. Spon..
Read More

Cape Coral: Second safest city in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has released its Uniform Crime Report numbers for 2010. Cape Coral was the second safest city in the State of Flor..
Read More

Punta Gorda wants to change pension benefits for city employees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- The Punta Gorda city council listened today as city staff delivered recommendations about changes to their pension plan. Staff proposed cutting retirement benefit..
Read More

Cape narcotics detectives make trafficking arrests, including a father and daughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Narcotics Detectives, with the cooperation of a confidential source, made arrangements to purchase 50 Oxycodone pills from Melody Bruner for $65..
Read More

Man gets divorce from wife accused of killing kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A judge has granted an immediate divorce to the husband of a Tampa woman accused of killing their two teenage children. Hillsborough Circuit Court judge gave Arm..
Read More

Miami Dolphins host training camp for kids in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Students at Edgewood Elementary in Fort Myers took a time out from classes Thursday to get a lesson in fitness from the pros. Former Dolphin player Twan Russell ..
Read More

AAA releases holiday travel forecast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- AAA projects a slight 0.2 percent increase in the number of Americans who plan to take a trip of 50 miles or more this Memorial Day weekend (Thursday, May 26 to ..
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×