PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A decade after 4-year old Pilar Rodriguez first went missing during a vacation to Punta Gorda, Charlotte County investigators finally have someone behind bars. ..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's Department of Transportation is seeking more federal funding to boost high-speed rail and regular passenger train service. In J..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Danielle remains far out over the Atlantic, but the Category 2 storm is still expected to bring dangerous rip currents to the U.S. East Coast.Danielle's maxi..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge in Orlando has ended former astronaut Lisa Nowak's probation three months early. Nowak had been sentenced in November to ..
EAST NAPLES, Fla. - A woman comes to the rescue of a drowning child at a community pool. Janice Johnson was at the Whistler's Cove pool with her grandson on Thursday, when she hear..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Severe thunderstorms with intense lightning and reports of a possible tornado rocked Cape coral Friday night. According to Cape Coral's Public Information Office..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The problem is prescription pain drugs like Oxycontin and Oxycodone. Law enforcement in Charlotte County says they are being dolled out like candy. Charlot..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Forget the Grinch who stole Christmas. Lee County government could end paid holidays for workers. The money-saving idea is buried in the 126 pa..
LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND, Fla. - People living on a Charlotte County barrier island won't have to worry how long it will take for emergency responders to get them to the hospital. ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Homeowners in Cape Coral are concerned about their utility bills. Several people on SW 51st Terrace saw an unusual spike in their water usage. One homeowner's us..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Information sharing between law enforcement agencies and great detective work helped lead to the arrests of two men - including a career criminal - on multip..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Florida's Class Size Amendment was passed by voters to keep class sizes small, but some Lee County educators say it's doing exactly the opposite. Only 17 student..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Florida Department of Health (DOH) Charlotte County Health Department is issuing a precautionary beach advisory due to high bacteria levels at Beach, Pal..
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist has reinstated two Coral Springs commissioners who were charged with violating the state's open government law in March. The governor'..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Crews are on the scene of an accident involving a Lee County school bus. The bus is from Challenger Middle School. The three vehicle accident happened around 4:1..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County firefighter who was arrested earlier in the month for assaulting an 80 year old man has been fired. 36 year old John Brown had been with..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Yesterday, Punta Gorda Police arrested 17 year old, Joshua Harrington, of the 400 block of E. Grace Street, Punta Gorda and 17 year old Santino M. Peralta,..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A machine recount will be conducted Saturday in a Lee County judicial race. Eric Feichthaler and Archie Hayward were separated by less than 200 votes after elect..
ORLANDO, Fla. - A UPS double tractor-trailer burst into flames after crashing into a sport utility vehicle on Interstate 4 in Orange County early Friday morning, causing major traf..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A scam warning for Lee County Electric Cooperative customers: They say someone called, supposedly from LCEC, and went to a customer's home - unsolicited, trying ..