Bono gives shout-out in Miami to Cuban dissident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - U2's Bono has long made headlines for his political and human rights efforts, and he didn't disappoint his Miami fans this week. Bono gave a shout-out to Cuban disside..
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Ohio man jumps from Florida hotel balcony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an Ohio man vacationing with his family jumped from a 19th-floor hotel balcony in central Florida. Daytona Beach Fire Lt. Larry Stoney sa..
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Local beaches rank high for clean water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- The Natural Resource Defense Council's annual report, "Testing the Waters", ranks Florida 6th in the nation for the quality of its beach water. To view the entir..
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Immigrants seek halt in new visa lottery drawing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Dozens of people mistakenly told they had won the U.S. visa lottery are seeking to halt a follow-up July 15 drawing until their case is heard. The group this week aske..
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Florida principals, teachers and school districts receive report cards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Principals, teachers and school districts got their report cards Thursday morning. School grades are based on just how well students performed on the FCAT. This year was the exam's..
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3 prostitutes nabbed in separate sting operations from internet ads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested three prostitutes in separate undercover sting operations relating to females soliciting prostit..
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Florida Highway Patrol closing 10 stations Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol is closing 10 stations Friday as part of the state's cost-cutting efforts. FHP officials said Wednesday that the closures will n..
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Details for this year's Red, White and Boom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -  The Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral will host the RE/MAX Realty Team-City of Cape Coral Red, White and Boom on July 4. The festivities will be held from ..
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Chat with Cape Coral Mayor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Talk directly to Cape Coral Mayor John Sullivan, through the Internet! The Mayor is holding another online chat session June 30th. This is your chance to ask ques..
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$120,000 Bentley stolen from Naples car dealership

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

Naples police are searching for the man who stole a $120,000 Bentley Tuesday afternoon. It was taken from a salesperson trying to show the car from Ambassador Auto Sales on Davis ..
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Steak and Shake trial: Day one

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Jarrett Mundle is the first of four men to go to trial for a home invasion turned chaotic police chase.  Police say four men went to a home in Cape Coral loo..
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Joel Johnson remembered at FGCU during memorial service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ESTERO, Fla. -- Family, friends and students gathered Wednesday night to remember a Florida Gulf Coast University student who drowned to death in a pond on campus. Joel Johnson, 2..
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Apprenticeship an opporunity to earn while you learn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Some Southwest Floridians looking for a new job and a new start are seeking out apprenticeships. And one local company is giving them them an opportunity to star..
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Apprenticeship an opporunity to earn while you learn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Some Southwest Floridians looking for a new job and a new start are seeking out apprenticeships. And one local company is giving them them an opportunity to star..
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Is Naples over their head in $1.5 million new pool?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Kids at the River Park Aquatic Center in the City of Naples are already making their wish list of what they want to see in the new pool. "A diving board." "A water s..
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FWC proposed new laws to protect sharks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

Fort Myers, Fla. - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are considering bills to ban the killing of tiger and certain hammerhead sharks off the states coast. The agenc..
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FDOT scraps plan to build electronic messaging sign on historic McGregor Blvd

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Among McGregor's perfectly-lined palms rests a not-so-natural new neighbor. "It would have been an eyesore, for sure. A lot of pain for everyone here on Sandra Dr..
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Statewide college graduation requirements eliminated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Prior to 2009, students eligible for college graduation had to meet minimum requirements in basic reading, writing and math.. or take a state test. "At one time it was very importa..
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Improving bike safety on the road

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - Bicyclists sharing a Collier County road are about to get a whole lot safe. The Bayshore Community Redevelopment Agency is funding a project to paint bike lakes..
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Obesity causing slew of health problems in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A recently released study commissioned by Lee Memorial Health System shows 29% of Lee County residents are obese. That is up from 23% in 2007, when the heal..
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