School bus accident on Daniels Parkway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There was a crash involving a school bus on Daniels Parkway, just west of Metro Parkway, Friday afternoon. The bus was transporting children from Six Mile Cypress..
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Marco man arrested for Robbery 'Sudden Snatching'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- On Thursday, at 3:50PM, Marco Island police responded to a call of a suspicious van driving around in the parking lot with its side door open in the parking lot..
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PGI volunteers 'Neighborhood Marine Watch'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

PUNTA GORDA ISLES, Fla.- It's not your "traditional" neighborhood watch program. A group of Punta Gorda Isles volunteers patrol the city's 50-plus miles of canals at night. They ar..
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FMA warns of shortfalls in Medicaid overhaul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Florida Medical Association has sent a letter asking federal health officials to correct "shortfalls" in the Medicaid overhaul before expanding statewide. &nb..
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Humana fined for not reporting Medicaid fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - State officials in Florida say they've fined health insurance giant Humana Inc. $3.4 million for failing to promptly report Medicaid fraud or abuse.  ..
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Elected officials approve money to study rail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Local elected officials have approved a $262,000 study of the rail system in Lee County. Half of that money comes from local tax dollars that fund the Metropolita..
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6th person dies from Ind. fair accident injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Family members say a 22-year-old college student is the sixth person to die from injuries suffered when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair last weekend..
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CCSO arrests man for sex with juvenile, shot video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Fort Myers man on five charges Friday for having sex with a juvenile girl and taking video ..
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Researchers to study turtles at Fla. lagoon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Researchers will be studying sea turtles at a Palm Beach County lagoon.    The South Florida county has hired Inwater Research Group to monit..
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What the unemployment numbers mean for SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The unemployment numbers are out and across the state, the number of unemployed workers remained the same in July. Locally, Southwest Florida saw a slight improve..
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Florida's unemployment rate up slightly in July

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate has nudged up slightly.    State officials Friday reported it was 10.7 percent in July. That's up by a tenth of ..
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Taiwanese national working for China deported

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Officials say a Taiwanese national convicted of conspiring to send military parts to China has been removed from the United States.    U.S. Immigration ..
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Broward teachers to get $500 cash bonus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Teachers in Broward have reached a contract with the school district, granting instructors a $500 cash bonus and no unpaid furlough days.   &..
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Officers cycle from Fla. to NYC in 9/11 tribute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Thirty-eight emergency service workers from across the nation will be cycling from Naples to New York City to pay tribute to Sept. 11 victims.    ..
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Traffic crash, death investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- Traffic Homicide Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office are continuing an investigation into a multi-vehicle crash late Thursday morning. Deputies responded..
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Shooting into occupied vehicle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh woman and her two, young children were barely spared as bullets were fired into their car Thursday evening. At approximately 5:40 pm, the Lee County S..
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FMPD: 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday, August 19, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department will join nearly 10,000 other law enforcement agencies nationwide in support of an intensive crackdown..
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Casey Anthony's car crushed for scrap metal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The white Pontiac Sunfire that prosecutors used as evidence in the case against Casey Anthony has been destroyed.    WOFL in Orlando reports tha..
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State unemployment numbers due Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Labor Department says Florida last week had the biggest drop in applications for unemployment benefits of any state. They were down by 2,580 due t..
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Local gold brokers react to high gold prices

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The price of gold hit another record high Thursday at more than $1,800 an ounce.  Locally, more people are looking to gold for investment purposes.  L..
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