Outgoing governor Crist heads home to plan future

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Charlie Crist's political life is on hold for the time being as he looks toward his future. The outgoing governor said "stay tuned" when asked about his fu..
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3 universities get total of $4.7 mil for HIV study

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida universities and one in California have been awarded a $4.7 million grant to study the connection between marijuana use and HIV infections in a..
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Cape Police arrest derby for bank robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL-- Cape Coral Police have arrested  Lawrence Charles Derby (DOB: 09/12/1968) and charged him with Robbery.Late last night, the United States Marshal’s Fugitive..
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New grocery store open for business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A Save-A-Lot Food Store opened Tuesday in a Fort Myers neighborhood that's been without a grocery store for more than three years. The store is located at 3257 C..
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Final arrest made in fraud investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY-- Miguel Alberto Rodriguez, 44, 160 Golden Gate Blvd. East, Golden Gate Estates, was arrested in Miami-Dade County over the weekend on a warrant charging him with sc..
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Former nurse agrees to plea deal in fraud case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A nurse is heading to prison after pleading guilty to a scheme that stole $600,000 from Lee Memorial Health System. Melody McClintock signed a plea deal Mon..
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Gov.-elect and family saluted at morning service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov.-elect Rick Scott says Jesus Christ has been there for him throughout his life. Prayers from multiple faiths were offered during a breakfast shortly be..
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Scott to be sworn in as Florida's 45th governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Rick Scott was to be sworn in as Florida's 45th governor Tuesday with promises to streamline government, make the state more attractive to busin..
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Health department encourages vaccines as flu spreads

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Flu season has arrived in Southwest Florida; now health officials are urging people to get vaccinated before the season hits its peak."Came back today, just non-..
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Report releases shocking new details on the Englewood murder investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

ENGLEWOOD,Fla-The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has released the probable cause report on the Englewood murder investigation. According to the report, James Besaw, 33, confesse..
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Man imprisoned in trailer, beaten for two days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

SUNCOAST ESTATES, FL- Deputies say a man was beaten and held against his will in a trailer in North Fort Myers.An anonymous caller tipped of deputies. "We saw that the cops had the..
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People in Four Communities Want their own Postmark

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

People in four gated communities in Lee County want their own postmark.  Some of them are sick of getting their mail, and seeing  Fort Myers as the address city. "We want..
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Man shot during home invasion in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY-- On Monday, January 3, 2011, at approximately 1:42 A.M., deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 2905 25th Street W, Lehigh Acres, in reference to a ..
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Rick Scott inauguration preview

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE- Rick Scott campaigned on a single promise — to remake state government. Now nine months, nearly $75 million and more than 2.5 million votes later, he's getting t..
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Collier deputy causes 3 car crash because he was looking at computer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County deputy admits to keeping his eyes on his computer screen and not the road, causing a three car accident. "There's already a lot of things go..
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Cape Coral talks trash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, FL-  City officials are talking trash. Trash cans to be exact. Officers with Cape Coral's code enforcement say they have been fielding calls from angry residents a..
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What an inauguration donation gets you

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The amount of money raised to pay for the inauguration festivities has reached almost $3 million.    The funds are supposed to keep taxpayers fro..
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Simple tips to save money in 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - From the housing market to jobs, it's been a rough few years in Southwest Florida. So it should be no surprise that many are looking for ways to save more and sp..
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Judge: Attorneys for Fla. mother violated order

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge has ruled that attorneys for a Florida mother charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter have violated a court order to turn over information about e..
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Goodwill and Wachovia partner for Donation Drive and Shred Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- Wachovia Bank and Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida are partnering for a year-end donation and shredding event on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at the Whiskey Creek ..
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