Man plans 7,500-mile bike trek for hospice

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A Sarasota man is preparing for a 7,500-mile bike trip to raise awareness about hospice. Twenty-seven-year-old J.W. Frye plans to leave Key West on Feb. 23, a..
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Candlelight vigil held for Palmetto Ridge High School student

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Hundreds of people joined at Max Hasse Jr. Community Park in Naples, to remember the life of Dylan Nuno. Nuno, who would have celebrated his 17th birthday this week, ..
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Drivers warned to watch for low visibility overnight along I-75

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SARASOTA, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol is warning drivers of potentially limited visibility on I-75 in Sarasota County.The area is between mile marker 182 (Sumter Blvd.) and mile ..
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Two hospitalized after car crashes into Cape Coral home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A mother and daughter were taken to the hospital after their car crashed into a home in southeast Cape Coral on Saturday afternoon.No one was inside home on SE 1..
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FGCU students mourn classmate killed in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ESTERO, Fla. - Florida Gulf Coast University students are mourning the death of a classmate, killed in a car accident.Carisa Herald, 20, died in a car accident outside her hometown..
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Target in Bonita Springs closing its doors for good

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

BONITA SPRING, Fla.-A major Bonita Springs retailer is closing it's doors for good. "it was pretty much empty," said shopper Claudia Arevalo. The Target off South Tamiami Trail in ..
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Man killed after getting caught in cement crusher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - One central Florida man is dead and another is seriously injured after getting caught in a machine used to crush cement. The accident happened Friday at DeWit..
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Survey shows almost 5,000 manatees in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida's manatee population appears to be higher than usual this year. A recent survey showed almost 5,000 manatees in the state. Biologists with the Florida ..
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Shooting suspect in LSCO custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FT MYERS -  A Fort Myers man has been arrested and charged with one count of Home Invasion Robbery with a Firearm and two counts of Aggravated Battery in connection with a Jan..
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Charlotte County women learn self-defense

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla. - Women in Charlotte County came out swinging as they learned valuable and potentially life-saving self-defense skills. It's a program that, over the last few y..
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Too much to drink? BeMyDD can get you home safely

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A business moving to Southwest Florida is working to keep drunk drivers off the road. It could give bar and restaurant owners some peace of mind, and provide doz..
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Collier County School District volunteer accused of additional sex crimes against students

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- New developments into a Collier County School District volunteer, accused of sexually molesting elementary school students on campus.60-year old Robert Alter was a..
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Collier man arrested again for sexual abuse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY - Robert G. Alter was arrested Friday and charged with sexually abusing six more children. The new charges are felonies and range from lewd and lascivious molestatio..
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Police: Wife of Army officer kills her 2 children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The wife of a military officer serving overseas told detectives she fatally shot her teenage son and daughter inside their upscale home because they were being "..
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Challenger Anniversary Brings Sadness, Anger to Local Author

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Local author Ben Bova marks the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle disaster, with sadness and anger.    He says the disaster that killed 7 astronauts aboard Chall..
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Man facing drug charges after crashing into Port Charlotte home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joshua Hollister Newell of South Gulf Cove, after he shot up cocaine and crashed into a house.CCSO receiv..
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State Senate discusses merit pay for teachers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Governor Rick Scott says Florida needs a merit pay system. Last year state lawmakers forces an unpopular merit pay bill, known as Senate Bill Six, through both c..
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Florida Pre-paid tuition deadline just days away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - The clock is ticking to lock in today’s tuition prices for your future college student. At midnight Monday open enrollment in the Florida Prepaid College p..
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Buy roses...help Pace Center for Girls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Fort Myers Floral Designs is donating $5.00 to PACE Center for Girls of Lee County with every dozen long-stem rose arrangements it sells or delivers for Valentine..
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Taco Bell stands behind the quality of its beef

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

IRVINE, Calif. -  Taco Bell announced today that it is setting the record straight, launching a nationwide advertising campaign to share the truth about its seasoned beef.&nbs..
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