President Bush's book tops 2 million mark

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Make that 2 million books sold for former President George W. Bush.The Crown Publishing Group said Wednesday that Bush's "Decision Points" passed the 2 million mark..
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Seven arrested, guns recovered in Punta Gorda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - While investigating a residential burglary, Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrested seven people and recovered two guns, stolen electronics and jewelry.The i..
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5th gold coin found in Salvation Army kettle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A record fifth gold coin has been discovered in a Salvation Army kettle in Lee County.  The 1980 South African Krugerrand was dropped into a kettle at the Wi..
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Dept. of Health encourages you to take percautions to lessen flu risk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE- With signs that flu is increasing earlier than usual in some Florida communities, Florida Department of Health (DOH) officials are urging residents and visitors to tak..
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Tips for staying safe on the roads during the holidays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- With vehicle travel expected to be up 3.2% in Florida this holiday season, it's important you follow the rules of the road. AAA South predicts 4.5 million Florid..
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2 officers fired after damaging woman's home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two police officers lost their jobs after an internal investigation found they violated department rules by damaging a home while looking for a suspect. ..
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Sink: Medicaid proposal would cost Fla. millions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink has released a study showing a proposal to shield Medicaid doctors from malpractice claims would cost Florida $69 million..
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Author of pedophile guide to appear in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A Colorado man who wrote a how-to guide for pedophiles is scheduled for his first appearance in a Florida court. Phillip Greaves of Pueblo, Colo., is charged wi..
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Mom arrested for neglecting disabled son

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Miami woman was arrested for leaving her disabled son unattended at SeaWorld Orlando. Rosa Pou was charged Monday with neglect of a disabled person and resis..
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Feds: Medicare bilked for inhaler drugs in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Federal investigators say a scam tricked Medicare into paying for nearly 10 times more units of an inhaler drug than were available in South Florida. The investigation..
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Man gets life for fatal shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man at the center of a massive police chase has been sentenced to life in prison for killing one man and wounding another. A Hillsborough County judge se..
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Scott taps retired Army officer for chief of staff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov.-elect Rick Scott on Tuesday tapped a retired Army colonel and former congressional candidate to be his chief of staff and announced several other appo..
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Jacksonville officer shoots suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports that an officer shot a suspect during a chase. Police say the officer began following a Chevrolet Monte Carlo wi..
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Cars deemed safe in new study

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

      The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recognized 66 vehicles as winners of their top safety pick award for the 2011 model year. The aw..
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Hundreds of jobs expected to come to Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Hundreds of jobs could be coming to Southwest Florida. Right now, an ambitious plan is in the works in Immokalee to boost business and hire new people. The jobs a..
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What the FCC's Net Neutrality rules mean for you

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Today the Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt "Net Neutrality" rules. If you're an Internet user, you'll want to study up on them. "Right now, I think most people have..
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Holidays bring rise in domestic abuse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - As we get closer to Christmas, local abuse shelters are filling up. And the stresses that can come with the season translate into a spike in domestic violence. S..
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Protecting your home during the holidays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

CAPE CORAL, Fla--With Christmas four days away, authorities are warning Southwest Florida residents to protect their homes. Officers say people can become easy targets by leaving e..
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Time is Short to Get Tax Break for new Air Conditioning System

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Consumers have only a few days to buy a new, energy efficient air conditioning system, get it installed, and qualify for a 1500-dollar federal tax credit. "If you have the resource..
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5-year old boy asks for canned food donations, instead of presents for birthday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Colin Taschner's birthday list is more like a grocery list. "Cans, and boxes, and juice and applesauce," Colin said Tuesday. The five-year old decided to forgo pr..
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