State does not pay court rulings on canker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The state of Florida has not paid homeowners for the losses of their citrus trees, under the canker eradication program of the early 2000's. Two courts have ruled..
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Fate of Coral Oaks Golf Course decided tonight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral city leaders are meeting to discuss a number of issues, including the future of the city run, Coral Oaks Golf Course. It hasn't been performing up to p..
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Florida reports illness linked to outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida officials are saying that a 70-year-old woman got ill after eating cantaloupes linked to an outbreak of listeria.    The Florida Dep..
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Fla GOP lawmaker calls for repeal of marriage law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has signed onto a new effort to repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.    The bill's sponsor, Brooklyn Democrat ..
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Low gas prices, poor financial times ahead?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Now that the summer driving season is in our rear view mirrors, it's no surprise gas prices are taking their usual September slump. Fears still linger because this latest price dec..
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Nonprofit plants seed for future US-Cuba relations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A group of students and young professionals is looking to strengthen relations between Cuban youth and those in the U.S.    Miami-based Roots of Hope ha..
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Huge solar power farm announced for Fla. Panhandle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - What would be the Southeast's largest solar power farm is set for construction in the Florida Panhandle.    Melbourne-based National Solar P..
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Slain clerk laid to rest in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- All day Monday, Back Bay Market remained closed after this weekend's deadly robbery. Outside the store family and friend lit candles in memory of 29-year-old Muha..
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Armed robbery at Cracker Barrel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On September 25, 2011, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Robbery with a Firearm at the Cracker Barrel restaurant at 4260 Boatways Road in Fort ..
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Flooding affects traffic in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Naples Police Department has been monitoring roadways all morning during the heavy rain. As of this time, no roadways are completely closed; however motor..
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Nyad: Quitting Cuba-Fla. swim was a 'bitter pill'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Her face and lips swollen from Portuguese man o' war stings, marathon swimmer Diana Nyad tried to remain positive about all she had accomplished in two years ..
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Former Navy pilot reels in big catch in Fla. Keys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - A former Navy helicopter pilot reeled in a 455-pound swordfish during a weekend fishing excursion off the Florida Keys.    Capt. Nick Stanczy..
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Police: Fla woman tried robbing store with toy gun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a drunk woman tried to rob a convenience store using a toy gun.    Palm Bay Police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez said 19-year-old..
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CCSO investigates Englewood woman's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested an Englewood man on possession of marijuana, ammunition, and weapons charges after he reports a woman in the home was ..
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Fla. man recovering from shark bite

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has suffered serious injuries after being bitten by a shark while spearfishing in southwest Florida.    Authorities ..
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Domino's Pizza founder to open new Fla. restaurant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - The founder of the Domino's Pizza chain is opening a new restaurant - but instead of delivering pizzas, the new place will deliver hamburgers.    ..
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CCSO arrests 3 following car thefts and crashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office updated information concerning a crash in Charlotte County Friday afternoon of a stolen Fort Lauderdale car. Then around 4:..
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Federal judge hearing arguments on drug test law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal court judge in Orlando is hearing arguments about the constitutionality of a Florida law that requires state welfare applicants to take drug tests be..
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Fort Myers shooting victim dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The victim of the shooting that took place on Sunday evening has died. On Sunday, at 7:58 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting at 2909 Blo..
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Fla. woman shot and killed while riding bicycle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Police say a woman was shot and killed as she rode a bicycle in Clearwater.    Clearwater police say the woman who is believed to be in her 3..
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