Gov. Scott: Media should pay for public records

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott told newspaper editors that public records requests have skyrocketed since he's taken office and that fees he's charging to provide docu..
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Governor Scott to throw out first pitch at Stone Crabs game on July 4th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Rick Scott, Governor of Florida is to make a special appearance in Port Charlotte on the Fourth of July. Scott will be throwing out the first pitch be..
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Woman injured in roof collapse at Fla. church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A woman was seriously injured when a large section of roof collapsed at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Gainesville. Fire officials say they don't know w..
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4 suspects dead in police shooting in Miami area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities in Miami-Dade County say police shot and killed four suspects during a confrontation after they got out of their vehicles wearing ski masks and carrying gu..
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Plaintiff lawyer welcomes appeal in UCF trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The attorney for the family of a University of Central Florida football player who was awarded a $10 million wrongful death judgment says he welcomes the unive..
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Hazmat situation causes evacuation of Edison State College's Punta Gorda campus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A hazmat situation involving an acid spill has caused the evacuation of all of Edison State College at the Punta Gorda campus Friday morning, according to C..
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Scott approves Orlando's commuter rail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has given his approval for Orlando's proposed commuter rail system. Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad said Friday he expects the $1.2 bill..
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Police arrest alleged jewelry thief in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On June 29th at noon, a Cape Coral woman arrived at her home in the 2500 Block of Shelby Parkway to find it had been burglarized. Between 9:45 and Noon that morni..
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LCSO asks for help finding suspect involved in robbery at Wendy's

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a robbery in progress on Friday, July 1, 2011, at 1:47 a.m. The caller was an employee of the Wendy's resta..
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Cape leaders say fuel supplier overcharged them $211,000

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Hundreds of thousands of gallons of gas fuel Cape Coral's city vehicles each year. And it's $211,000 that's fueling a dispute between the city and its fuel suppl..
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Rare black bear spotted on Sanibel Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. -- It's the first time in the history of kept records that a photo of a black bear has been captured on Sanibel Island. That curious creature has biologists a..
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Hoax 911 call released, hacker references a Florida basement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - Investigators have released the 911 call that sent deputies and SWAT members to a home on false reports of a home invasion and stabbing. The caller, reportedly, used..
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Bentley Bandit crossing the U.S. stealing luxury cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - A brazen thief that jumps behind the wheel of a Bentley owned by a Naples car dealer may be wanted for stealing a string of luxury cars in other states. He's been id..
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Cape water levels rising after reaching dangerous low

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- After water levels in Cape Coral reached dangerous lows, things appear to be on the rise. Allen Receveur has kept track of the canal levels in his backyard, and..
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Firefighters surprised when 3 year old child is dropped off at station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS- Firefighters are shocked when a three year old is brought to station 3 in North Fort Myers.     The mother of the child was equally shocked be..
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Naples Police Department crackdowns on underage alcohol sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Police Department's latest crackdown on alcohol compliance leaves five businesses facing some serious questions. "They just didn't check for ID's. They were ab..
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Both sides rest in Lee County murder trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Both sides have rested in the Steak 'n Shake Murder case in Lee County. The fate of Jarrett Mundle will soon be in the hands of the jury.The defense didn't call ..
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Accident involving bicycle and SUV causes road closure in Charlotte Harbor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- An accident involving a bicycle and a large SUV at Harborview Rd. and Laverne Street in Charlotte Harbor has shut down the westbound lane of Harborview Road..
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School grades released with many improvements, one failure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla - More than two-thirds of Florida's public elementary and middle schools received an A or B grade on the state's annual assessment this year, the Department of Educ..
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CCSO: Carbon monoxide caused local woman and children to lose consciousness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- UPDATE: Accidental carbon monoxide poisoning is believed to be what caused a woman and two children to lose consciousness in their car in a Charlotte County P..
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