On launch eve, NASA marks 10 yrs at space station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA celebrated 10 years of continuous human presence at the International Space Station on Tuesday while readying shuttle Discovery for one last trip i..
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Homeownership at lowest level in a decade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's homeownership rate is at the lowest level in more than a decade, hampered by a rise in foreclosures and weak demand for housing. The percentage of ho..
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Obama holding postelection news conference

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will hold a postelection news conference on Wednesday. The White House said Tuesday that Obama will take reporters' questions Wednesday at ..
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Man falls 30 feet in water tank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man working at a South Florida water plant fell about 30 feet in a water tank. Authorities say the man was flown to a hospital Tuesday, but the exten..
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3 people in Miami Beach treated for hookworms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Three people have been treated for hookworms believed to have come from a stretch of Miami Beach where there are feral cats nearby. The cases were reported..
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Gubernatorial Candidate Rick Scott votes in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Rick Scott voted in Collier County Tuesday. Scott and his wife voted at Saint Ann's Catholic Church. A dozen supporters wa..
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Drinking your own urine?!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Imagine drinking your own urine! It could soon be a reality for millions of  Americans according to a new study. Parts of the U.S., mainly out west, ar..
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Informant in police shootings receives $80,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa police say the informant who led detectives to the man accused of killing two officers has received $80,000 in reward money. Police spokeswoman Laura McElr..
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3 charged after Fla. man disappears from airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Three people have been charged in connection with the death of an 83-year-old Gainesville man who disappeared from Jacksonville International Airport. Pol..
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Fla. considers amendments to redistricting methods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two amendments that would set new rules for how legislative and congressional districts in Florida are redrawn every 10 years are being considered by voters. A..
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Man gets 20 years for fatal card game shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A Cocoa Beach man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing a guest over a card game. A Brevard County judge sentenced 72-year-old Richard Fortner..
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Ex-trooper accused of fixing ticket gets probation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - A former Florida Highway Patrol trooper, who faced allegations of fixing a traffic ticket in exchange for dinner, was sentenced to five years probation. Unde..
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Voters get a free oil change in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Run Right Auto Service Center, a new automotive repair and maintenance shop, is encouraging residents to exercise their right to vote by rewarding 100 voters wit..
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Lee County receives $5,000 ''Good Neighbor'' grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lehigh Elementary School will be receiving the “Good Neighbor Grant” for the second year for its students. Named in honor of both the State Farm slog..
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Let the voting begin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Polls in Southwest Florida are open from 7 am. to 7 pm. on Tuesday, November 2. More than one million Floridians have already voted in person during early voting..
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North Fort Myers FD soliciting help responding to scenes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fire officials are meeting with nearby departments to discuss a possible 'automatic aid' program that would bring more resources to the sce..
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Local churches hold election eve prayer service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Candidates were gearing up for the big day. And Monday night, a group of local churches prepared in their own way with a election eve prayer service. The ser..
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Business owner warns of possible scam preying on sympathy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A Port Charlotte business owner says he was nearly scammed out of thousands of dollars by someone claiming to be disabled. Frank Jensen's 'Moe's Southwest Gr..
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Mom fighting for her son's service dog to be allowed at school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - A Golden Gate mom is fighting the Collier School District so her autistic son can bring his service dog to school. Six-year-old JC Bowen's service dog can be so..
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Hundreds gather for Rick Scott's last speech before Election Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - Hundreds gathered in Cambier Park in Naples to hear hometown Republican Governor candidate Rick Scott give his last speech before Election Day. Scott spent the first..
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