Rick Scott's Inaugural Ball

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Tuesday night Governor Rick Scott partied at the first Inaugural Ball in years.  He took to the dance floor with his wife during the lavish celebratio..
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Tax day delayed 3 days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you itemize your taxes, and are itching to get a quick return this year from Uncle Sam... you may have to wait longer than you'd like. The IRS is extending th..
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Local unemployed seek spiritual help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The unemployed are desperately searching for help, and when they can't find it in the classifieds, some look to the church. The longer a person is without job, t..
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Lee County School District needs parents to pay up for school lunches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - Lee county school district officials started a new program in 2011. One that few believed would ever be necessary. District officials say they will no longer be ab..
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Lawyers ask permission to search car in Steak N' Shake murder case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The defense wants to take a closer look at the white car four men were driving in when they allegedly robbed a home and ended up in a Steak N Shake parking lot in..
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A look at Rick Scott's rise to Governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Florida's new governor has long been a well known businessman.  But until last year, Rick Scott's name wasn't one associated with state politics. Scott came..
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More Problems for Posen Construction in its Home State

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Posen Construction is facing an investigation after an explosion at one of its work sites in its  home state of Michigan.   A fire chief there says "massive stupidit..
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Two girls playing on beach say man watched them while masturbating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES, Fla. - Two girls on Naples Beach are trying to help police find a man they claim was masturbating while he watched them play with a hula hoop. It happened near the beach ac..
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Scott sworn in as Florida's 45th governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Rick Scott is now Florida's 45th governor, telling Floridians how he plans to bring more jobs to the state. Scott said in prepared remarks Tuesd..
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Cape park could be transformed into a new beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  In Cape Coral there's a plan to build another beach. City leaders want to transform Four Freedoms Park, which is near Cape Coral and Coronado Parkway, into ..
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Man behind bars caught accused of "cloning" debit card

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

CAPE CORAL, FL- A man is behind bars accused of racking up thousands of dollars in purchases on a woman's debit card without ever laying hands on it. When Holly Copeland-Kennedy re..
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Brush fire in the South Gulf Cove area

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY-- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies are on scene of a brush fire in the South Gulf Cove area. The call came in to CCSO at 1:16 p.m. about the fire off Gasp..
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Franklin Shops offers new shopping destination in downtown Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A brand-new shopping space is opening its doors in downtown Fort Myers, and doing so in a unique way. Franklin Shops is home to an array of local retailers...and ..
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Fla. OKs 1st Race to Top funds for school dists.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state has approved the first $25 million in stimulus spending from Florida's $700 million federal Race to the Top grant for 11 school districts. The De..
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Maine's Jackson Lab delays Florida expansion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) - Maine-based Jackson Laboratory has withdrawn its state application for an expansion in Florida's Collier County. Charles E. Hewett, chief operating officer..
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Outgoing governor Crist heads home to plan future

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Charlie Crist's political life is on hold for the time being as he looks toward his future. The outgoing governor said "stay tuned" when asked about his fu..
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3 universities get total of $4.7 mil for HIV study

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida universities and one in California have been awarded a $4.7 million grant to study the connection between marijuana use and HIV infections in a..
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Cape Police arrest derby for bank robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL-- Cape Coral Police have arrested  Lawrence Charles Derby (DOB: 09/12/1968) and charged him with Robbery.Late last night, the United States Marshal’s Fugitive..
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New grocery store open for business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A Save-A-Lot Food Store opened Tuesday in a Fort Myers neighborhood that's been without a grocery store for more than three years. The store is located at 3257 C..
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Final arrest made in fraud investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY-- Miguel Alberto Rodriguez, 44, 160 Golden Gate Blvd. East, Golden Gate Estates, was arrested in Miami-Dade County over the weekend on a warrant charging him with sc..
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