Fla. PSC OKs 33 cents per month FPL nuclear fee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Utility regulators have approved nuclear plant recovery fee of 33 cents for Florida Power & Light Co. That's how much customers using 1,000 kilowatt ho..
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Fla. justices asked to review child-murder ruling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeal court cited a 2005 Florida Supreme Court ruling Tuesday in reversing a first-degree murder conviction for the death of a 2-year-old child. But th..
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Punta Gorda man pleads guilty to charges in Hawaii

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HONOLULU (AP) - A Florida man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he bilked four Hawaii investors out of $250,000, and admitted he bilked scores of others in what prosecutor..
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BP report on oil rig explosion spreads blame around

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil giant BP PLC said in an internal report released Wednesday before a key piece of evidence has been analyzed that multiple companies and work teams contribute..
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VIEWERS VIEW: Your opinion on planned Quran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Gainesville pastor's plan to burn the Quran on September 11th is burning up the viewers view hot line.  We're taking your calls and texts about the contro..
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Car seat safety ratings released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)-The list of booster seats reviewed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The insurance industry group gave its top marks to 21 of 72 booster seats it..
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Vacation homes for the price of a hotel room

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You've probably been there: on vacation with the family, all crammed into a small, high-priced hotel room. But there might be a way to stretch out and stretch yo..
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Suspect, K9 killed in Fort Myers armed robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers Police Department K-9 died in a shootout with a robbery suspect and another was hurt. Officers killed one of the suspects and caught the second afte..
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Fire call leads to dead body

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A man was found dead inside a Port Charlotte home. Detectives were called to the home on Seashore Avenue around 7:30 Tuesday night.  The original c..
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North Port family files Civil Rights complaint with Diocese

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A North Port family is taking action against the Diocese of Venice, saying their son was discriminated against and dismissed from school because of his disab..
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Cape city council passes budget calling for reductions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral city council approves a budget plan that could mean pay cuts for city employees.Angry Cape taxpayers joined a room full of city employees, wonderi..
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Nun at Ave Maria accused of sexual relationship with female student

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

AVE MARIA, Fla. - A whole sisterhood of nuns is forced to leave Ave Maria after the school confirms their superior had a sexual relationship with one of the female students at the ..
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Church rebuffs military concerns on Quran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida church is rebuffing warnings by the U.S. military's top official in Afghanistan to cancel a scheduled Sept. 11 burning of the Muslim holy book. P..
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Fort Myers family fights with Brazilian government for daughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla. - "It's a blur right now. We know where she is, what country she's in but we cant get her back," said Robert Hernandez. His daughter Samantha Hernandez was flying ..
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Cape construction has business owners concerned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - An ongoing road construction project on Santa Barbara Boulevard has some folks up in arms over how long it's taking to complete. Some business owners wonder if t..
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Lee County deputies spearheading state's largest-ever cockfighting cases, 2 arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at approximately 7:00 a.m., members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Squad (SWAT Team) and Narcotics Unit exe..
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Amid cuts and controversy, Lee Co. moves closer to budget decisions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County is moving closer to balancing its budget for the coming year, but it's a painful and controversial process. Commissioners learned Tuesday that Sheriff..
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MUST SEE VIDEO: Chibi the knee boarding dog

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. - Chibi is a the knee boarding dog. You might call this 9 year old Tampa dog a Jack Terrier of all trades. Chibi can do anything from jumping through hoops to riding a ..
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Crist hits airwaves with first political ad since leaving GOP

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is hitting the airwaves with his first campaign commercial since leaving the Republican Party.The ad airing Tuesday, called "Bes..
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Swimming advisory causing slump in sales for Cape Coral Yacht Club businesses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Yacht Club beach is at a standstill, as it's still shutoff to swimmers. A swimming advisory has been in place for weeks now, after the Health Departme..
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