Tornado disaster drill

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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FMPD investigating sex offense

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

 FORT MYERS - Saturday, April 09, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call in reference to a sex offense. The incident happened in the 1000 bloc..
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Ex-DCF worker denies blame in toxic truck case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - A former child abuse investigator says she's not to blame for the death and injury of two Miami siblings found in a pickup truck with toxic chemicals. Andrea Flea..
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Disputed Fla. pill tracking system gets go-ahead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Department of Health on Friday announced it is going ahead with a disputed prescription drug tracking system to help close down "pill mills" th..
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Fla. officials cut travel 48 percent in 4 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A legislative report says Florida's state agencies cut their travel expenses by 48 percent over a four year span through the budget year ending last June.&..
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Lemon Bay students get educated with Prom Promise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Students at Lemon Bay Senior High School got a taste of tragedy on Friday. But it was all staged for their benefit.     Several hundred students watch on as two cars coll..
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Obama hails deal to avoid government shutdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says a last-minute deal with congressional leaders to avert a government shutdown happened because "Americans of different beliefs came tog..
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ONLY ON WINK: 'KrackaTV' YouTube video leads to arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - A video posted online showcasing a man hitting another with a "baseball punch" lands a suspect behind bars. The video on YouTube entitled 'baseball punch 001' has be..
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Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrest bank robbery suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PUNTA GORDA - Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrested a 47-year-old Tampa man in connection with a March 17th bank robbery at the Suncoast Federal Schools Credit Union located at 23..
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Police seize drugs and money in bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FT. MYERS - On Friday, April 8, 2011, the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of SWAT and uniformed officers conducted a search wa..
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The Fight for Union Rights Could Come to Lee Co. Government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The fight for union rights could be coming to Lee county government.   Organizers have worked quietly for months to build support for unionizing some of the workers under..
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Goverment shutdown will affect parks in our own back yard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - If the government shuts down, an immediate effect will be felt right here in Southwest Florida. The national parks in our own back yard will close. The park ..
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