Cable TV dispute threatens Penn State-Fla. game

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CANTONMENT, Fla. (AP) - Montey Chapel and his family in Florida are among many planning to watch the Florida Gators and Penn State in Saturday's Outback Bowl. But they and millions..
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Free towing for impaired drivers over New Year's

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Too drunk to drive? Call a tow-truck, for free. AAA Auto Club South spokeswoman Jessica Brady says drivers who need help getting home this weekend just..
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Cape Coral man charged with Arson

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL-- On Sunday, December 26, 2010, at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Cape Coral Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 3702 SW 3rd Avenue.  At the ..
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Police to partygoers: Put down your weapons

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Police are asking for a little common sense on New Year's Eve: Please don't fire guns into the air. As Miami-Dade Police Director Jim Loftus says, "Because what goes u..
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Cash reward offered for information in Englewood attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who brutally attacked an Englewood business man earlier this week. On..
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Tampa police say they busted large 'pill mill'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa police say they have busted one of the city's largest "pill mill" operations. Police said Thursday they believe doctors at the First Medical Group sold mor..
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Teen charged with lying about shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a South Florida teen who accidentally shot his younger sister in the leg has been charged with lying to detectives. The Broward Sheriff's..
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Man charged with setting fire at post office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A Bradenton man has been charged with trying to set mail on fire at his local post office. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports that witnesses saw a m..
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Comedian Chris Franjola stops by the studio

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Comedian Chris Franjola will be at the Off The Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island this NYE with Heather McDonald.  Both are writers and comedians on the Chelsea..
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Keeping your resolution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Life coach Stephanie Mansour has some tips to make a resolution this year and keep it. 
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Fitness Friday: 7 ways to boost your metabolism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-You don't need a magic pill to boost your metabolic rate. It takes just seven minor adjustments to turn your body into a calorie-burning machine. 1. Graze Like a S..
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Basics of bubbly

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Do you know the difference between brut or extra dry? And what about popping that cork? Tim Klein from Total Wine in Fort Myers stops by to share the best of the b..
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Celebrate safely this New Year's Eve

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Preparations are underway in downtown Fort Myers for a big New Year's Eve bash. If you're planning on celebrating with alcohol, make sure you have a plan in..
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Local businesses that flourished in 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - As 2010 closes out, many businesses found themselves closing their doors. But, some flourished this year despite the economic downturn. However, it wasn't al..
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Day of holiday homecomings at Southwest Florida International Airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tonight marks the first time in two years Airman First Class Eric Mascari's spent any portion of the holidays at home with family. But today, he was welcomed back..
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Babcock Ranch community poised for progress in 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The "city of tomorrow" could get a few steps closer to reality in the new year.  Babcock Ranch promises innovation and jobs in a solar-powered community on ..
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Apple cider advisory

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is advising consumers to avoid drinking Pepin Heights Orchard brand apple cider with certain code dates. Laboratory t..
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Jacksonville officer injured in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville police officer was hospitalized following a crash that flipped his patrol car. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the officer was driv..
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Authorities Caution People to be Extra Careful with Fireworks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Officials are cautioning Southwest Floridians to be careful with fireworks, because of extra dry conditions around the region. "We have had some hard freezes and a lack of rain.&nb..
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Donations increase as tax deduction deadline looms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The clock is ticking. The deadline for tax deductions on donations is Friday, December 31. People all over Southwest Florida have been donating what they can, hoping to get a bigge..
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