Naples couple finds alligator, nearly eight feet long, in garage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla -- A couple in Naples got an unwelcome guest to their home Monday, after an alligator nearly eight feet in size, showed up and crawled into their garage. "It all starte..
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Fourth of July celebration at Veteran's Park is cancelled this year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- For more than a decade, people have gathered at Veteran's Park in Lehigh Acres to celebrate the nation's independence. But this year the event was cancelled due..
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Local health departments mark National HIV Testing Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

NAPLES, Fla.-- More than 1.7 million Americans are living with HIV according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC says nearly 25 percent of those infected, do..
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Cause of death yet to be determined for 29-year-old woman found dead in Wal-Mart parking lot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- UPDATE: Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives report that the Medical Examiner has completed the autopsy on 29-year-old Jennifer Anne S..
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Downtown Fort Myers high-rise residents pay for trolley, but service has yet to show up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Downtown Fort Myers high-rise residents are fighting back against a fee for a trolley service that doesn't exist. "We're frustrated that we're being charged for a..
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Rain helps wash away algae in parts of Olga

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

OLGA, Fla. - The battle over fresh water in the Caloosahatchee got some much needed help from mother nature over the weekend. Thunderstorms helped wash out some of the toxic algae ..
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Cape waives building fees to get rid of Chinese drywall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  The City of Cape Coral is taking a giant step to rid homes of Chinese drywall. Effective immediately the city is waiving permitting fees associated with rep..
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Alleged child molester set to change not guilty plea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - An alleged child molester in Collier County is changing his not guilty plea. Sixty-one year old Robert Alter, a former volunteer at two Collier County elemen..
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Police: automobile accidents suspected to be linked to home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An investigation is taking place regarding two automobile accidents that are believed to be linked to an attempted burglary that happened Monday in Fort Myers, a..
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College sells only 70 copies of Haridopolos' book

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos is known as a dealmaker, but he's not proving to be a bestseller. An official at Brevard Community College said M..
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Police: Tampa man shoots brother in argument

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa authorities say a man shot his brother in the legs during an argument before turning the gun on himself. Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies found the t..
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Fire causes roof to collapse at Kissimmee motel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say eight people, including two firefighters, have been hospitalized after a fire caused the roof to collapse at a central Florida motel. Osceola C..
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Daughter of 95-year-old woman forced by security officers to remove diaper at Fla. airport speaks out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

A Florida woman is speaking out after she says Transportation Security Administration screeners forced her 95-year-old cancer-stricken mother to take off her adult diaper while goi..
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Jetpacks become a reality in Key West

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

KEY WEST, Fla. - Visitors to the Florida Keys can now pretend to be and fly like James Bond with a new watersport providing levitation-like flight.Jetpack Adventures is based in Ke..
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Deputies: church A/C thief arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri


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Bonita Springs man finds daughters on social network

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Call it a story of Facebook reluctance. Amilcar Santos never intended to log on to the social network."My personality is not with computers," said Santos.Fin..
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Many new Florida laws reflect GOP philosophy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida will take another step into an era of declining expectations from its cash-strapped state government this week when the most austere in a series of..
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Three year old boy found wandering South Florida streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Police are investigating after a 3-year-old boy was found wandering the streets of South Florida.    A passerby spotted the boy in Hollywood o..
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Harry Chapin Food Bank finalist for hybrid SUV

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Your online vote on Sunday will count towards the Harry Chapin Food Bank receiving a Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV. Toyota's nationwide "100 Cars for Good" program is offering 100 T..
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Florida Keys offers new James Bond-like watersport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Visitors to the Florida Keys can now pretend to be, and actually fly like, James Bond, thanks to a new watersport.    Participants strap on a f..
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