Shark attacks on decline in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An annual shark attack study reported the number of shark attacks increased worldwide in 2010 while declining in Florida for the fourth straight year.Accor..
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Operation Medicine Cabinet underway in Lee Co.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-- If you have unused or expired medications, now is your chance to turn them in, no questions asked. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is collecting old prescr..
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Lawmakers delay action on property insurance bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE- A Senate committee has delayed voting on a proposed property insurance bill designed to crack down on fraudulent or excessive sinkhole claims. Although it appeared the..
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Collier Commissioner wants advertising contract reconsidered

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Tuesday Collier County Commissioners will discuss on vote on whether a $2.35 million contract with Paradise Advertising and Marketing should be reconsidered...
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Fla. man charged in fatal convenience store shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT PIERCE- Police have charged a 19-year-old man in connection with a Florida convenience store shooting that left a 49-year-old woman dead and a teenager injured. Antwan Wilson ..
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Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy injured in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PALM HARBOR- A Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputy was injured when a vehicle crashed into his cruiser while it was stopped at a red light. Authorities say the vehicle driven by 30-ye..
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2 teens killed, 4 injured in central Fla. accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAKE MARY- Two teens died and four others were injured when a Ford SUV overturned near the Interstate 4 exit for Lake Mary. The Florida Highway Patrol says 17-year-old Laura Grant ..
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Report: Woman died after riding Disney ride

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A 77-year-old woman collapsed and died in December after riding the Prince Charming Regal Carousel in Walt Disney World. The Orlando Sentinel reported the deat..
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One charged with robbery, one charged with tampering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- On January 31, 2011, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office were notified of a robbery that occurred around 3:00 P.M. at a residence on Laurel Drive in North For..
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Empty suitcase found at US Postal Office in Fort Myers Beach has been cleared

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS BEACH- WINK crews were at the scene of a suspicious package found at the US Postal Office in Fort Myers Beach. Lee County Bomb Squad inspected and cleared the empty suit..
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The Super Bowls best commercials

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- A young boy in a Darth Vader costume surprised to see his parents VW Passat start under his direction is this year's best Super Bowl commercial.  Earl Quenze..
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Gov. Rick Scott set to unveil budget

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

EUSTIS- Gov. Rick Scott will be breaking with usual practice in a couple ways when he unveils his first budget recommendations to the Legislature. First, he'll present a two-year p..
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Operation Medicine Cabinet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  Lee County Fla.    Today the Lee County Sheriff's office is working to get prescription drugs off the streets.     Operation Medicine Cabi..
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Flight returns to Tampa after window cracks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Southwest Airlines flight had to make a return trip to Tampa International Airport after the first officer's side window cracked.      ..
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Gov. Scott's budget plan to be unveiled Monday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

EUSTIS, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott is set to reveal the first budget plan of his administration on Monday.The Republican governor will break with tradition for the unveiling; inste..
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Midpoint toll plaza lane shift to start Monday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Lane shifts begin this week on the Midpoint Bridge heading into Cape Coral.Starting Monday, westbound traffic will shift to the right at the Midpoint Bridge toll..
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Operation Medicine Cabinet begins Monday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Sheriff's deputies want your unused prescription medication.     The Lee County Sheriff's Office is kicking off another week of "Operation Me..
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Scrap metal thieves strike again in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Scrap metal thieves have struck again in Lehigh Acres. A boat propeller used as an ornament was stolen from Randy Smith's front yard. Now only divots are left i..
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Tampa man charged in ex-girlfriend's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says a Tampa man has been charged in his ex-girlfriend's death after a witness trapped him in a room until deputies arri..
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SW Fla. officer's 1954 death finally recognized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Some former and current police officers in southwest Florida are trying to get more recognition for an officer slain in 1954. Carl Strickland was the first blac..
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