2 Fla. teens dead after car crashes into house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - Two teenagers are dead after the car they were driving crashed into a house. The Miramar Police Department says the 18-year-old men were driving early Tuesday ..
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Troopers barred from driving using handheld phones

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Highway Patrol troopers are no longer allowed to use handheld cell phones while driving. The new policy went into effect for the state's 1,650 troop..
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Teen who survived rampage released from hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The 15-year-old boy who witnessed the shooting deaths of his mother and four siblings at their South Florida home has been released from the hospital. Mi..
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Killer whale dies after sudden illness at SeaWorld

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A killer whale who was the first to be born successfully at SeaWorld Orlando has died. Twenty-five-year-old Kalina grew ill Monday afternoon and died in the ea..
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121 Fla. entities join early retirement program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Health and Human Services Department has approved 121 employers and unions in Florida for assistance in paying for early retirees' medical insuran..
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International baseball squads coming to St. Pete

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Baseball is going international in St. Petersburg. Mayor Bill Foster said Monday that the home city of the Tampa Bay Rays will also host national teams ..
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Judge voids Fla. AG subpoena in foreclosure probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Palm Beach County judge has tossed out a subpoena for information from a law firm in an investigation of foreclosure practices by Attorney General Bi..
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Fla. family held hostage by masked, armed men

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A couple and their two young children told St. Petersburg Police that masked and armed men held them hostage for about five hours. Police said the Monda..
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Another good year for medical malpractice insurers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's insurance regulators say the market is ripe for companies wanting to write medical malpractice products in the state. The Office of Insurance Reg..
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2 teens killed in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

STARKE, Fla. (AP) - Two teenage girls were killed and another was injured in a north Florida crash. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the teens' car was making a U-turn on a ..
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Police: Fla. gunman kills self, 1 other, wounds 5

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a gunman killed himself after fatally shooting one person and wounding five others around Gainesville. Police say the gunman shot himself in his..
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Tree trimmer electrocuted in West Palm Beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A yard maintenance worker trimming trees was reportedly electrocuted when his equipment contacted a power line. West Palm Beach Fire-Rescue reports tha..
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Government sues credit card companies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anti-competitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of th..
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Pet Connection

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Meet Nemo from the Gulf Coast Humane Society.  He needs a forever home.  Plus, Dr. Whitney Whitford answers viewer's questions.
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SWFL Crime Stoppers looking for armed robbers who hit gas station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Trish Routte from Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers tells us how to help catch two robbers.
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Planning Lee County's future

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County is looking for your input about what the county should look like in the future. The latest in a series of planning meetings is tonight in North ..
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New prescription drug program launched in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Commission and Financial Marketing Concepts Inc. are launching a new prescription drug discount program.  The new Coast2Coast Rx card will al..
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Overnight fire in Matlacha under investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

MATLACHA, Fla. - Investigators will be looking for the cause of an overnight fire in Matlacha Tuesday morning. An apparently vacant home in the 12000 block of Boat Shell Drive..
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Fort Myers mother and school administrator dies in car crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Fara Amsalem and her daughters were driving when authorities say she accidentally pulled out in front of a truck. Coworkers at Lorenzo Walker Technical High Sc..
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Lee to proceed with plans for possible expansion of beach trolleys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County will move ahead with plans for possible expansion of the trolley service to and from Fort Myers Beach, which usually is clogged with traffic during vi..
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