South Fla. hospitals offer ER reservations for fee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Nine South Florida hospitals are offering emergency room patients the opportunity to reserve an appointment online for a fee. For $9.99 patients with n..
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Fla. nursing home watchdogs see turmoil in agency

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida, long one of America's most revered retirement spots, has launched what critics call an unprecedented assault on watchdogs for its oldest and s..
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Miami-Dade Police: Resident shoots would-be thief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities in Miami-Dade say a would-be thief was fatally shot by one of the residents he was trying to rob. The police department says the man unlawfully entere..
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Space Mountain ride reopens after rider found unconscious

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Space Mountain attraction has reopened at Walt Disney World, a day after a rider was found unconscious. The roller coaster was up and running Sunday m..
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Restaurant Week brings customers savings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - 10 restaurants are offering multiple course meals to customers for $18.87 to try and steal business from other shopping centers. The Bell Tower Shops have begun ..
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Volunteers needed at Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

FORT MYERS, Fla -  Harry Chapin Food Bank collected nearly 250,000 pounds of food during last week's "Stamp Out" Hunger food drive. The food will be sorted and delivered to 17..
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Caller Impersonates Law Enforcement Officer in Scam Attempt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A recent scam has The Lee County Sheriff’s Office asking citizens to protect themselves from being potential victims. On Friday, May 20, 2011 deputies resp..
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Woman found unconscious at end of Disney ride

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Deputies say a woman visiting Walt Disney World was found unconscious at the end of a ride and transported to a nearby hospital. Officials report that the..
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Investigation Leads to Multiple Arrests in Home Invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Punta Gorda Police responded to a reported armed burglary with a battery at about 5:15 a.m. on May 19, 2011, at a home in the 800 block of Kings Court, in Punta..
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Pope blesses astronauts in 1st papal call to space

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The 12 astronauts circling the Earth received a blessing from Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday in the first ever papal call to space.    The..
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Tampa child found safe after thief steals car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Police in Tampa have located a toddler after the car he was sitting in was stolen while his mother ran into a grocery store.    The Tampa Police D..
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North Fort Myers man duped out of thousands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The scam began with a call for help. "Hi grandpa. This is your grandson...," said the victim who asked that we not identify him. The thief claimed to be th..
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Immokalee fire chief and six firefighters laid off

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The fire chief and six firefighters with the Immokalee Fire Control District have been laid off as of Friday due to budget cuts.  In addition to the empl..
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Five arrested in connection with a Fort Myers shooting that injured two children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla. -UPDATE: Further investigation has led to more charges in the shooting that happened at the Sabal Palm Apartments on Sunday, May 15. Police have arrested Henr..
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Cape Police Arrest Man for Burglarizing Neighbors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Police have arrested a man believed is linked to several burglaries in his own neighborhood. Cape Coral Police said Trevor Turner hit more than 20 homes during t..
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Bonita Springs blood donor celebrates milestone, giving total of 20 gallons of blood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A Bonita Springs blood bank honors a man who's anything but your typical donor. Bill Stauffer's been regularly donating blood for almost 60 years. On Friday, ..
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New video released in strip club shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Security cameras catch two groups of men talking to eachother outside of Lookers strip club in Fort Myers. Kelvin Figueroa says the fight started over a dirt..
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A/C unit held hostage, ransom note received

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS-For years, crooks have been targeting air conditioner units across Southwest Florida.One air conditioner theft in the Suncoast Estates in North Fort Myers -- has a..
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Fragile Haiti remains top storm season concern

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The director of the National Hurricane Center says Haiti's ability to respond to tropical storms remains his greatest concern for the upcoming Atlantic..
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Unemployment falls in three-quarters of US states

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Unemployment rates fell last month in more than three-quarters of the nation's states, adding to evidence that companies are feeling more confident in the U.S. ec..
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