Oil prices follow stock market higher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Oil prices rose past $87 a barrel on Wednesday, as investors focused on President Obama's ideas for more jobs and overhaul corporate taxes. Benchmark oil for February delivery rose..
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New home sales fall in 2010, rebound in December

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Buyers purchased the fewest new homes last year on records going back 47 years.The Commerce Department says 2010 sales totaled 321,000, down 14 percent from 2009...
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Advocates make renewed plea to save sea turtles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A report from three wildlife organizations is urging lawmakers to take steps to protect sea turtles. The National Wildlife Federation, the Sea Turtle C..
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Rooney introduces bill to protect Everglades from invasive snakes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney Wednesday introduced legislation to protect the Everglades and surrounding communities from dangerous, imported snakes like African ro..
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Violent fugitive busted in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A violent fugitive dodging sentencing for an involuntary manslaughter charge out of North Carolina was taken into custody last night, after an anonymous Crime Sto..
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Last night's weather left it's mark this morning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CLEWISTON- High winds were one of the biggest threats last night. Reports of half a dozen mobile homes were damaged in Alva and Clewiston. Residents at the Tropical Mobile Home Par..
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Former Fla. college system head Clark Maxwell dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Clark Maxwell Jr., the first head of Florida's community college system and a former state legislator, has died at his Palm Coast home. He was 76. The Rev...
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Friday service set for slain officers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Around 4,000 people are expected at a memorial service for two slain St. Petersburg police officers. Sgt. Thomas J. Baitinger and Officer Jeffrey A. Yas..
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Track the severe weather with Skytracker Doppler Interactive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CLICK HERE FOR SKYTRACKER DOPPLER INTERACTIVE   An active tornado watch is in effect for the following counties: Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Highlands and Lee until 12..
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Gulf grouper sport season closes Feb. 1

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission advises anglers that the recreational harvest of all shallow-water groupers (gag, black, red, yellowfin, scamp, yellowmouth, r..
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Cape Coral blogger controversy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Did menacing messages go too far?
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Senator Bill Nelson's reaction to the State of the Union

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Here’s Nelson's reaction to the State of the Union speech tonight:  “He talked about bringing us out of recession with jobs, helping small business, helping senior..
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Tom Rooney's Response to State of the Union Address

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney (FL-16) tonight issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s State of the Union Address. &l..
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Get Motivated seminar draws thousands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   Estero Fla.   Traffic back-up is possible again this morning and evening  as people head to a *get motivated* seminar in Estero.    ..
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Senator Marco Rubio on the President's State of the Union Address

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  Washington, D.C. –Tonight, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio issued the following statement following President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Tonig..
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Mack Statement on President's State of the Union Address

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON – Congressman Connie Mack (FL-14) issued the following statement tonight in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Mack said: &..
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Brand new documents detail what witnesses saw in bus stop stabbing that left teen dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Fourteen year old Jorge Saavedra will stay at the Collier County Juvenile Detention Center for the next 21 days. He's being charged with manslaughter in the ..
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"Free checking" turning into "fee checking?" How to keep yours free

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

As banks battle new and old economic struggles, no-strings-attached free checking may become a thing of the past. But, there are a few ways you can keep your checking fee-free.You'..
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Motivational speaking seminar draws thousands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ESTERO, Fla.- More than nine thousand people packed Germain Arena for a motivational speaking event. First Lady Laura Bush, Rudy Guliani, and Colin Powell were the big names that p..
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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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