Student raking up scholarships awarded $40K more

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A high school senior is taking the long road to free higher education, accumulating a handful of scholarships including a $40K first-of-its-kind award. Lee..
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Cape Coral City Council questions their cut of toll booth funds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral city leaders want to make sure they get their fair share of money from the two toll bridges crossing the Caloosahatchee into the Cape. Right now, Lee C..
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Students react on Collier County High School student's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY, FL - As Collier County investigators continue to search for a reason why a high school fight turned deadly, friends of Dylan Nuno and Jorge Saavedra wonder if stude..
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Lee to Buy Land to Expand Twins Spring Training; Team Reveals Desire for Bigger Stadium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Lee county will spend 4.8-million taxpayer dollars to buy 14 acres to expand the sports complex in South Ft. Myers.  The Minnesota Twins use the complex and Hammond Stadium fo..
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3 teens arrested for school vandalism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, FL-Three accused vandals are behind bars.Deputies say they're responsible for more than 60 thousand dollars in damage to school property and people's cars. "It just doe..
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Fort Myers crime drops in 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The annual crime statistics are out and overall crime in the city has dropped nearly 7 percent. Violent crime is down nearly 15 percent in spite of budget and pay ..
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Grand piano found on sandbar in Miami bay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A grand piano recently showed up on a sandbar in Miami's Biscayne Bay, about 200 yards from condominiums on the shore.  The piano, which weighs at least 650 pound..
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Fla. legislative leaders OK one-day budget delay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican legislative leaders have given Gov. Rick Scott approval to delay his budget proposals to lawmakers by one day until Feb. 7. Senate President Mik..
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Home where 2 officers were killed is demolished

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Gulf Coast house where two law officers were shot down while helping to serve a warrant has been demolished.The house was leveled Monday night after..
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FMPD identify victim in Monday's shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Fort Myers Police have identified 32- year old Richard Johnson Jr. as the victim of Monday's shooting.The Fort Myers Police Department received a call in referenc..
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Holes being drilled in beach to check for oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - Holes are being drilled in the sand at Orange Beach to make sure there's no oil there from last year's massive spill.A crew using an auger drills five hol..
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Less than half of Florida students proficient in science

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Results from a national exam show that less than half of Florida fourth and eighth grade students are proficient in science.Science scores from the 2009 Na..
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State emergency management issues alert for possible severe weather

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla  -- State and local emergency management officials are urging residents and visitors along the Florida Peninsula to stay alert and exercise caution as a poten..
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Canterbury school vandals caught

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's office on Monday arrested three juveniles for the vandalism at Canterbury School last week. During the course of the in..
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Former Roman Catholic priest getting his own TV show

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - A former Roman Catholic Priest who left the church to marry his girlfriend after the two were photographed embracing on a South Florida beach is getting a new TV show...
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Lawmakers grant Gov. Scott one day budget delay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican legislative leaders have given Gov. Rick Scott approval to delay his budget proposals to lawmakers by one day until Feb. 7.Senate President Mike..
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Police remove more than 1,000 guns from city streets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- More than 1,000 handguns, shotguns, rifles and semi-automatic weapons are off City streets because of a Fort Myers Police Department initiative “Operation Safe Ne..
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Escapee captured in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - A woman who walked away from a Pennsylvania prison work-release program last year was caught Monday by deputies in East Naples. Angela Honey Bilotta, 38, of M..
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Charlotte County students saying no to drugs and alcohol

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The April, 2010 Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey (FYSAS) indicates Charlotte County has made significant progress in its efforts to reduce youth substan..
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Chief Justice: Florida courts can't stand more cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Chief Justice Charles Canady says Florida's courts can't stand any more spending cuts nor can they continue to so heavily rely upon fees from foreclosure c..
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