10:00 a.m. UPDATE: Charlotte County detectives say the two bodies were found in a car in the garage at the home on Ventura Avenue in Port Charlotte. Du..
GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - It doesn't bother a group of Golden Gate Estate residents to swim just feet from where a teen lost his hand to a gator Sunday night. "He was out here sw..
Wildlife officers released 21 brown pelicans and 11 gannets into the clean Gulf waters off Sanibel Island on Monay. All the birds had been coated in oil along the north..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Legislative leaders, forced to come back to Tallahassee for a special session on oil drilling, may use the opportunity to work on more than just a ban. Law..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Live underwater video showed a new cap was placed Monday onto the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, offering hope of containing the gusher for the first time s..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives are investigating the deaths of a 90 year old mother and her 58 year old son found this after..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla--It's your money and millions of dollars of it is being spent-- to save our neighborhoods. Local governments are getting federal grants to buy up and fix forecl..
FORT MYERS, Fla - Steevin Knight says the Bahamas were abuzz during his vacation last week. People knew the Barefoot Bandit was on the island, but no one knew where. "He had just c..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Five of the state's largest school districts are questioning the latest results of the FloridaComprehensive Assessment Test. Superintendents of Broward, Miami-..
EAST LEE COUNTY, Fla - Flight paramedics taking part in life-saving training for crashes.A group of paramedics with MEDSTAR spending Monday practicing to tread water, swim with wei..
Cape Coral, Fla - Cape Coral Police release new details about a brutal home invasion that left a man dead. 28 year-old Eric Stuebinger was kill Saturday morning after two mas..
LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh woman has a scare when two burglars try to break in to the home she's visiting. Debbie Dunn says, "I heard the door bell." Then she hea..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida couple are charged in connection to the deaths of their two children who drowned in a neighbor's pool after being left home alone.Jail rec..
GULF OF MEXICO - More than 84-thousand square miles are now closed to fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. That's about 35% of the Gulf of Mexico.NOAA says the majority of federal..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for a missing East Naples woman. Family members told deputies that they last saw Mary Francis Marks, 29, ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla- A candidates forum in Collier County is expected to attract almost two dozen office seekers this evening. They represent 11 races, including congress, th..
FORT MYERS, FL- Oiled pelicans from Louisiana are being flown to Sanibel Island for release today. A special Coast Guard flight will leave New Orleans around 7am and is expec..
It's a small detail Sara Martella didn't even notice until police knocked on her door this morning. She lives in the Deep Creek area in Punta Gorda. Someone ripped off the center o..
FORT MYERS, Fla - It comes twice a year, and thousands of women show up for it. We're talking about the southwest Florida bridal show. &n..
NAPLES, Fla - Forty disabled children are all smiles after one organization gave many of them their very first bicycle. The national organization, AMBUCS, ..