Wildfire closes section of I-95 in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SCOTTSMOOR, Fla. - A 1,000-acre wildfire closed a 20-mile section of Interstate 95 along Florida's Space Coast and forced the evacuation of nearby campgrounds and trailer parks. Th..
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Local career criminal has been sentenced to prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- Oscar Dan Davis, 24, of Fort Myers was sentenced to nine years in prison on Thursday. Davis was arrested by Cape Coral Police in 2008 for a series of armed robberies he..
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Restoration official: BP reluctant to fix damage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- The vice chairman of a task force set up by President Obama to restore the Gulf Coast criticized BP PLC. for what he described as an increasing reluctance to repair da..
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Brushfire sparks 4 fires in Golden Gate Estates area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY- A brushfire has broken out on 1st Avenue NW and Weber Boulevard in Golden Gate Estates.  The fire is 100 percent contained. A few streets in the surrounding ar..
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Holocaust survivors protest for insurance rights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Aging survivors of the Nazi Holocaust intend to protest outside a Miami Beach political fundraiser this week featuring President Barack Obama to bring attention..
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Dunbar High gets national excellence award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Dunbar High School Academy for Technology Excellence has been selected for a Magnet School of Excellence Award by Magnet Schools of America.  This is the to..
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Summer rentals help FGCU pay bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida's largest hotel and conference center boasts rooms with water views, full kitchens and living rooms, a pool, picnic areas and free parking. It c..
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Twins vs Red Sox Monday at City of Palms Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The Minnesota Twins take on the Boston Red Sox at City of Palms Park in Fort Myers Monday afternoon. The games the two teams play against each other during Sprin..
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Astronauts step out on 1st spacewalk of mission

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- Two astronauts are taking a spacewalk at the International Space Station. Stephen Bowen and Alvin Drew floated outside Monday morning. Bowen, a spacewalking v..
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Hurricane forecasts, warnings reviewed in Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- Hurricane experts are meeting in Miami this week to discuss updates in storm forecasts. Federal and military officials, local emergency managers and academic researchers wil..
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"Harry Chapin Food Bank Night" at the Lee County Fair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Lee County Fla.     Join your friends at the fair for the best in livestock, agriculture, carnival, good food, and great times.     Al..
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Foreclosure auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Investors and potential homebuyers poured into a foreclosure auction at the Harborside Event Center this afternoon. Harry Boghigian bought a 2 bedroom 2 and half ..
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Indianapolis Zoo getting orphaned Fla. dolphin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An orphaned dolphin is getting a home at the Indianapolis Zoo. The zoo says it's been selected as the new home for 6-month-old Taz. The zoo says Taz is an Atlan..
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Sheriff: 2-year-old raped at SeaWorld

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COCOA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 26-year-old man raped a 2-year-old girl at SeaWorld Orlando while her parents were on a ride and she was left in his care. The Orange County Sh..
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Florida deputy accused of striking son with baton

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle sheriff's deputy is accused of hitting her son with her department-issued baton. Escambia County Deputy Mildred Blanche Goodwin is charge..
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Traps for cats, iguanas in Florida Keys delayed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Traps for cats and iguanas in federal wildlife refuges in the Florida Keys won't be set until officials can respond to public comments about the program. The ..
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Unrest in Libya surges fuel prices in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The unrest in North Africa is already impacting Southwest Florida. Since the protests started, fuel prices have increased in the area. Local drivers and truckers s..
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Man loses part of his leg in a boating accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY - A 69 year old man's leg was severed while swimming on Vanderbilt Beach. North Naples Fire and Rescue Spokesman Jerry Sanford said a call came in around 11 a.m. abo..
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Discovery arrives at space station for final time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery has arrived at the International Space Station. The shuttle docked at the orbiting complex for the last time Saturday afternoon...
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Collier County Jail gets full body scanner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office has gone high-tech in its effort to keep weapons and illegal substances out of the jail. The whole body security scanner -- a RadP..
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