Two arrested for theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Christopher Suddith is charged with ripping off two stores while he pushed his infant along in a stroller. On December 22, 2010, members of the Lee County ..
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Panel proposes cutting Fla. unemployment costs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Governor-elect Rick Scott's economic development transition team has recommended cutting off unemployment compensation for jobless Floridians who don't spe..
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Retail theft in the Cape is down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

CAPE CORAL-- Officers in the Cape have a lot to be proud of. Their hard work has paid off, and residents are reaping the benefits. The city has seen a significant drop in retail th..
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Military families spend holidays apart

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FT. MYERS, Fla. - The holidays are supposed to be the happiest times of the year.  But for military families separated by thousands of miles, days like Christmas can be tough...
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Proposed change in eagle rule, ruffling feathers in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  Bald eagle lovers are fighting a possible change in Cape Coral laws. City leaders could pass an ordinance allowing developers to build closer to these prote..
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16 Year old boy needs kidney donor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

  16 year old Austin Columbe is a normal kid. He likes football, He says, "Miami dolphins", and eating fast food, but both of those things, he can only watch others enjoy. "Ba..
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Lanes are back open after multiple vehicle crash on US 41

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

BONITA SPRINGS-- A multiple vehicle crash on US 41 at Strike Lane in Bonita Springs turned fatal on Wednesday. The preliminary investigation revealed a silver BMW convertible was ..
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Florida black bear sightings in Punta Gorda neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Some Punta Gorda residents aren't exactly pleased about the newest neighbor in town -- a Florida black bear! "He was over five feet tall, had to have been 350.....
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Bond set for author of pedophile guide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A judge in Florida has set bail for a Colorado man who wrote a how-to guide for pedophiles. Phillip Greaves of Pueblo, Colorado, is charged with violating Flori..
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Ft. Myers doctor's license suspended for prescribing excess of drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE-The Florida Department of Health (DOH) filed an Emergency Suspension Order (ESO) on December 20, 2010 against Debra Kay Roggow, D.O., of Fort Myers, Florida.  The ..
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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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