Wal-Mart looking to lure back shoppers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is hammering home its low-price message with a new ad campaign in a bid to bring back customers.    The campaign, starting today, bears the ..
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Boaters beware of flying Gulf sturgeon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Boaters beware. It's flying fish season Wildlife officials are reminding boaters that Gulf sturgeon as long as 8 feet and weighing 200 pounds are migrating into..
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BP provides $30 million to mitigate impact to NW Fla.'s tourism industry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Northwest Florida Tourism Council (NWFTC) will receive a $30 million BP marketing grant to help mitigate impa..
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Three Oaks Elementary school teacher involved in serious crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Three Oaks Elementary school band instructor is in critical condition after an early morning crash on Alico Road.  Our news partners at the News-Press are ..
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BP buys Gulf Coast millions in gear

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- In the year since the Gulf oil spill, officials along the coast have gone on a spending spree with BP money, dropping tens of millions of dollars on gadgets, vehicles ..
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Free breakfast for student this morning for FCAT

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers Fla.      Today is the first day of FCAT testing     And you can  get your kids off to a good start this morning ..
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Scammers target job seekers on Craigslist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- BEWARE! More and more scammers are taking advantage of job seekers in Southwest Florida on the Internet. Steven Wanamaker needed some extra money so he went o..
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Tsunami warning lifted for Japan this morning after 7.1 magnitude aftershock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   Update:  SENDAI, Japan (AP) - A tsunami warning issued after a magnitude-7.1 aftershock rattled Japan has been lifted. The warning was in place for only abou..
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Fort Myers Woman Connects Past To Present With Diploma From 1900

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A North Fort Myers woman says modern day technology is helping her to be able her to connect the past with the present. After years of waiting and resear..
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In Duval's Teen Court, a second chance is costly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - They admit guilt before ever stepping into this court. And while a second chance awaits young people who do, it's not something that comes comfortabl..
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Lehigh man killed in Hendry County accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - An crash early Sunday monrning killed one man and left another with serious injuries. It happened on State Road 833 in Hendry County. According to Florida Hig..
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Tornado disaster drill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.-Severe weather season is just right around the corner and that's why the Lee County Community Emergency Response Team is making sure they're prepared for a nat..
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Pinellas County toddler drowns in family pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) - Pinellas County authorities say a 19-month-old boy has drowned in his family pool. The sheriff's office says the toddler's older sister looked for him Sa..
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Tampa man charged with murder after fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of a man witnesses say begged for his life. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Offic..
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Early morning Cape Coral residential fire under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CAPE CORAL - A Saturday morning fire in the Northwest Cape remains under investigation and suspicious in nature.  The fire caused $75,000 in damage to the home.   At..
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Fla. Gov.Scott's team, media in "Twitter war"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - It used to be that if the governor's office wasn't happy with what a reporter had written, someone would pick up the phone or email to protest. That's too ..
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Bomb explodes in Port Charlotte restaurant parking lot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT CHARLOTTE - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives continue their investigation into one of two bombs exploding in a Port Charlotte restaurant parking lot Friday evening;..
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Couple arrested after investigation finds toddler with fractured ribs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

  LEHIGH ACRES - A Lehigh Acres mother and her live-in boyfriend are under arrest after an investigation showed the boyfriend would throw the toddler around like a rag doll, e..
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Lee County man exposes himself and gropes a teenage girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

Lehigh Acres, Fla.-Lee County deputies are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a teenage girl and then groped her. According to an incident report, the teenager was ..
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Old sailing cable ship restored in Key West

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A schooner believed to be the world's only surviving sailing cable ship is back in the water in Key West following a $1.25 million dollar restoration. Fu..
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