Man tries to get though RSW with Handgun- arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- A Punta Gorda man thought he could get pass RSW's screening security with a fully loaded gun Friday morning. 40-year old Jonathon Marshman said that he forgot the handg..
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Punta Gorda Police arrest teen for Charlotte High School bomb threats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PUNTA GORDA-- Punta Gorda Police Detectives and Officers arrested a 16-year-old Punta Gorda male Monday, in connection with two bomb threats at Charlotte High School on Friday, Jan..
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Lawmakers receive reports on immigration issue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A special panel to study the immigration issue is hearing from a variety of experts on the hotly debated issue and the impact it has on Florida. The panel ..
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LCSO busts prostitution house and fraud ring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY-- On December 14, 2010, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office were notified of a burglary that occurred at 2403 Ansel Avenue, Lehigh Acres.  The victim info..
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Florida sued for failing to raise minimum wage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two legal groups have sued Florida's labor agency for failing to raise the minimum wage by 6 cents per hour this year to keep up with inflation. The lawsui..
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BP claims czar returns to Gulf amid complaints

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - The administrator of BP's $20 billion oil spill claims fund on Monday promised fairness and speed in compensating victims, but angry fishermen and business..
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Wis. to ask to join multistate health care lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen plans to ask a judge for permission Monday to join a multistate lawsuit challenging federal health care reform, sayi..
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Brush fire in Port Charlotte

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY-- Monday afternoon at 1:15 pm, Charlotte County Fire/EMS responded to the report of a brush fire located on Northshore Terrace, Port Charlotte, FL. ..
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BP claims czar returns to Gulf, hears complaints

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - The administrator of BP's $20 billion oil spill claims fund on Monday promised fairness and speed in compensating victims, but angry fishermen and business..
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Traffic fatalities at 30 year low in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Preliminary results show that last year Florida had a 30-year low of traffic crash fatalities.Florida Highway Patrol says Monday that there were 2,430 traf..
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Deputy of the year named in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Robbie Robbins, President of the Robert E. Lister Memorial Fraternal Order of Police Lodge-66, Charlotte Harbor, announced its Law Enforcement Officer honor..
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Sallie Jones students donate to Do the Right Thing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Third-grade students from Sallie Jones Elementary School in Punta Gorda, presented a check Thursday, January 6, in the amount of $1,450, for the Do the Right Thing program. The stu..
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Panther death numbers show little changed in 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) documented 23 panther deaths in 2010. Of those mortalities, 16 panthers died after being struck by vehicles. Six of the ..
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Winter blast snarls travel across southeast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Snowy conditions across the Southeast are hampering travel in and out of Southwest Florida International Airport. Around noon time, 14 departures and 14 arrivals..
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Cape City Councel holds moment of silence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL--Members of the Cape Coral City Council held a moment of silence Monday morning for the victims of the Tucson shooting. Nick Spinetto was live outside of Cape City Hall.
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Man found dead in downtown Fort Myers ruled homicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

UPDATE: On Monday, January 10, 2011 at 7:25 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to 2000 West First Street in reference to a deceased male lying near the pavilion in the..
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FSU student killed in accidental shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida State University student was killed and another injured in an accidental shooting in an off-campus apartment. Authorities say 20-year-old Ashley ..
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Salvation Army may reach 2010 red kettle goal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- The Salvation Army of Lee and Hendry Counties is hoping it will come very close to reaching its goal of $550,000 from the 2010 Red Kettle program.The final amount of fu..
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FSU student killed in accidental shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida State University student was killed and another injured in an accidental shooting in an off-campus apartment. Authorities say 21-year-old Ashley ..
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A prayer service for friends to celebrate Downes' life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS-- Just two days after body of a Cape Coral man was found off the coast of Costa Rica, friends today joined in a special prayers service for Erik Downes. The college stud..
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