NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With a tight new cap freshly installed on its leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, BP planned gradual tests starting Tuesday to see if the device can stop oil fro..
PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 98-year-old man who had been missing for days has been found dead in Lake Okeechobee.Charles Mayrowetz's body was found Sunday. He had been r..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - As supplies dwindle and requests for help increase due to the uncertain economic situation, The Collier County Salvation Army is seeking canned food donations..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The Narcotics Unit of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s raided a gambling operation in School House Square Monday in Charlotte Harbor.Arrested were Josue..
LEE COUINTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is joining other large districts across the state in questioning the results of the latest FCAT exam. Dr. James Browder, Superint..
NORTH PORT, Fla - A man has been charged with possession of an American alligator after police found the dead reptile's meat in the refrigerator and on a plate in the man's home. N..
NEW YORK (AP) - George Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the New YorkYankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucksthat polarized fans all across..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.-A Lee County man goes on trial for murder on Tuesday for his alleged role in three murders. Loubert Jules is charged with shooting three men back in 2007. It's a c..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Although it may feel like the kids just got out of school for Summer, before you know it, it’ll be time for the annual “back to school” sho..
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..