Woman arrested after covering boyfriend in cough syrup and starting a fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Fort Myers woman Ting Pernug was arrested Monday after deputies said she poured cough syrup on her boyfriend and tried to set the bed on fire. John Szostek called the sheriff's off..
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Blizzard in NE cancels flights out of RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- The ripple effects of the snow storm in the Northeast are being felt here in Southwest Florida. More than 20 flights out of Southwest Florida International ..
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Governor elect Rick Scott in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Governor elect Rick Scott will be kicked off on what he calls his "Appreciation Tour" in Naples on Monday just nine days away from his inauguration as Florida's next governor.
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Lauren Casey's frigid weather forecast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A Christmas cold front opened the door to the 3rd arctic air mass of the season! It's a chilly start to our Monday, but the coldest temperatures occur tonight with widespread 20's ..
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Scientists: 29 Fla. panther kittens born in 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - State wildlife officials say there were 29 documented Florida panther kittens born in 2010, and another 30 to 40 likely were born to unmonitored panthers. That ..
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Mass. tourist steps in front of Disney bus, dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A tourist from Massachusetts was killed when he walked in front of a bus at a Walt Disney World resort. Authorities say 69-year-old Robert Krueger of Yarmouth ..
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Homeowners brace for insurance rate hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Many Florida homeowners expected relief from the higher property insurance bills that followed the busy 2004 and 2005 seasons. But more than 4 million Florida..
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Fla. drug czar frustrated by contract disputes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Over the past two years, Florida lawmakers have waged war on storefront pain clinics, passing a succession of laws to rein in a rogue industry feeding a black market i..
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Deputies investigate possible homicide in LaBelle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LABELLE, Fla- A LaBelle woman was found dead in an abandoned house early Sunday morning on Seminole Avenue, according to the Hendry County Sheriff's Office.  Investigators say..
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Cold weather returns, freeze warnings inland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Cold temperatures returning to Florida has state Division of Emergency Management officials urging residents and visitors throughout Florida to prepare.  A..
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Carelessness blamed for Okeechobee wildifres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) - State officials say human carelessness is to blame for four separate wildfires that burned hundreds of acres and destroyed several vehicles and boats in Oke..
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Florida drug czar frustrated by contract disputes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's drug czar says he's frustrated by contract disputes and other delays that have plagued the state's efforts to crack down on unregulated pain clinics.Bruce Gr..
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Florida homeowners brace for insurance rate hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Many Florida homeowners expected relief from the higher property insurance bills that followed the busy 2004 and 2005 seasons. But more than 4 million Florida..
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4 fires burn vehicles, boats in Okeechobee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) - State officials say human carelessness is to blame for four separate wildfires that burned hundreds of acres and destroyed several vehicles and boats in Oke..
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Frigid temperatures worry Florida's farmworkers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - When frigid temperatures imperil Florida's crops, the state's farmworkers say their lives become a struggle. Members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers sa..
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RSW experiencing delays, some flights canceled due to winter weather across the nation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Many travelers suffered through holiday headaches at Southwest Florida International Airport on Christmas, thanks to a number of delays and cancellations. Most of..
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Storm heads to Capital after South gets wintry mix

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - With a rare white Christmas in parts of the Southeast and snow predicted for the nation's Capital, airlines canceled hundreds of flights and urged travelers..
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Families Reunite on Christmas Eve

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla-- Santa might not have made it to Southwest Florida yet, but he is making Christmas miracles come true. The Daddona's didn't think they'd spend Christmas with their..
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Santa on glowing float delivers hundreds of presents to Suncoast Estates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The streets of Suncoast Estates lit up Christmas Eve as children got a big surprise from the man in red. Santa, Mrs. Claus and all their merry elves paid a..
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Lehigh Acres woman duped by job scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh Acres woman says she took a job opportunity only to find out, it was a scam. Sonya Hereford says after searching months for a job unsuccessfully, she got..
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