Crist says he will pursue pardon for dead rocker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist says he will pursue a pardon for long-dead rocker Jim Morrison, a Florida native who died nearly 40 years ago in a Paris bathtub at age ..
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Florida lawmakers override 8 Crist vetoes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers overrode eight of lame-duck Gov. Charlie Crist's vetoes, the first overrides in 12 years, during a tightly scripted special session that ..
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Florida retailers predict stronger shopping season

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - After two miserable holiday seasons, Florida retailers are anticipating a strong return of shoppers hunting for bargains and luxury goods alike.   ..
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TECO / People's Gas spokesperson, gas line break

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL- As TECO and People's Gas crews work diligently to restore gas service to more than 6000 customers, the energy giant is looking to construction company POSEN to take..
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Disney workers barred from texting behind the wheel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Walt Disney workers are now prohibited from texting while driving on the job.The new ban which recently took effect covers all Disney workers, including the 60..
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Exclusive new information in alleged murder for hire plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Investigators say chiropractor Kimberly Alters asked one of her patients to kill her husband Bernard in exchange for his Harley Davidson motorcycle. According to court records..
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What's Next in Lee County-Posen Construction Relationship?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee County and Teco gas officials are blaming Posen Construction for not  maintaining a proper marking of the gas line that exploded in an inferno last Thursday, along Co..
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Rash of computer thefts at SWFL Wal-Marts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies are investigating a rash of computer thefts at area Wal-Marts.Deputies say several men were caught stealing computers or televisions on store surveillan..
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$5 million incentive possible to draw company to Lee Co.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County commissioners are willing to spend $5 million to entice a pharmaceutical company to build and move to southwest Florida.The company-- still un-named--..
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New school board members take office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three new members of the Lee County School Board were sworn into office Tuesday.Don Armstrong, Thomas Scott and Mary Fischer took their oaths of office. &nb..
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'Like' Wal-Mart program to help food banks in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Helping food banks across Southwest Florida get a million dollars is just one click away.     Wal-Mart is holding an online competition, to h..
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Cape Coral's future unveiled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

Cape Coral leaders are getting a glimpse of the future. On Tuesday night, the Community Redevelopment Agency unveiled it's vision of the city for the next twenty years. It focuses ..
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Local Veterans reflect on first living Medal of Honor winner in 34 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Judd Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - For the first time in more than three decades, a living serviceman is getting the highest military honor, the Medal of Honor. Local veterans gathering for a stat..
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Telemedicine takes root in Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A trip to the doctor is going digital. Lee Mental Health is partnering with other agencies to launch an all-new Telemedicine program, allowing a patient to meet w..
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Peoples Gas crews to work in 14 new neighborhoods Wednesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

Peoples Gas crews will visit 14 new neighborhoods Wednesday, November 17, and will continue to do clean-up work in the 11 neighborhoods visited November 16.  The new neighbo..
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Deputies identify body found in canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla -  Charlotte County Major Crimes Unit detectives released the identity of the homeless man found floating face down in a canal behind a roofing business ..
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Septic tank inspections changing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Plans are underway to repeal a new law requiring septic tank owners to have their tanks inspected every five years.Tuesday state lawmakers pushed the start date ..
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Child struck by car near Daniels Parkway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A child was struck by a car on Daniels Parkway and Westlinks Drive on Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at the inter..
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Miromar Outlets announces Black Friday hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ESTERO, Fla. – Get a head start on Black Friday shopping at the annual “After Midnight” at  Miromar Outlets in Estero.  Stores will open at 12 a.m. Frid..
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Millions of Floridians traveling for holidays may go through intense security screenings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The latest forecast for holiday travel is out and it looks like you may have more company if you plan to hit the road or fly the friendly skies for Thanksgiving...
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