TECO focusing on restoring gas service to homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - TECO workers are now concentrating on restoring all service to residential customers in Lee and Collier Counties.As of Wednesday morning, the company has restored..
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Student loan companies paying $58 million to settle claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Four student loan companies are paying the U.S. government nearly $58 million to settle claims they inflated their interest rate subsidies from the U.S. Depa..
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Couple arrested, 2 year old playing with methadone bottle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla  - A Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputy arrested two North Port residents found passed out in a car.  A 2 year old boy was also found playing ..
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Lee Commissioners check on Posen's Summerlin site after Colonial explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla- The same construction company being blamed for last week's gas line explosion is also at the center of an investigation involving asbestos found at the Summerlin f..
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Florida Chief Justice says foreclosure hearings must be open

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady has told judges to make sure foreclosure proceedings are open to the public and press. Canady issued his..
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BP is deep cleaning Panhandle Beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - What's typically a beautiful, quietstretch of beach in the fall now resembles a construction site. Bulldozers and yellow dump trucks shake the ground; a g..
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Let's Eat: Neopolitan Gourmet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Chef Vinny from the Neopolitan Gourmet in Naples shows us how to make meatballs for that holiday party or dinner tonight!  You can contact Chef Vinny to order this and more ta..
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Common Cents: 5 savings tips you blew last year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-A great article just came out on yahoo.com called "The five holiday savings tips you blew off last year". In today's Common Cents, we'll vow to do better this year..
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Company removes jolt from energy drink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

     WASHINGTON (AP) - The manufacturer of popular caffeinatedalcohol drink Four Loko has said it will remove the caffeine fromits products, pulling the blend o..
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Thanksgiving travel forecast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

   WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans are expected to head out on thehighway this Thanksgiving.      AAA president Bob Darbelnet (DAR'-behl-nay) sa..
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TECO shifting focus to residential customers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- Homeowners without natural gas, today is the day TECO is coming your way. The company is shifting it's focus from restoring business service to getting the gas f..
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TECO: Gas service restored to 98% of commercial customers, 35% residential

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - TECO Peoples Gas now says service has been restored to 98% of its commercial customers, and about 35% of residential customers affected by Thursday's gas line ex..
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Makers of Four Loko to remove caffeine from controversial alcoholic energy drink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Concerns are growing over Four Loko, an alcohol-infused energy drink. It's described as "liquid cocaine" and only costs a couple of bucks. As early as Wednesday,..
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First-time crisis for Salvation Army of Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Panic is setting in at the Salvation Army in Naples. For the first time in history the agency says it's short food for holiday meals. With an increase in the..
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Crist says he will pursue pardon for dead rocker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist says he will pursue a pardon for long-dead rocker Jim Morrison, a Florida native who died nearly 40 years ago in a Paris bathtub at age ..
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Florida lawmakers override 8 Crist vetoes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers overrode eight of lame-duck Gov. Charlie Crist's vetoes, the first overrides in 12 years, during a tightly scripted special session that ..
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Florida retailers predict stronger shopping season

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - After two miserable holiday seasons, Florida retailers are anticipating a strong return of shoppers hunting for bargains and luxury goods alike.   ..
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TECO / People's Gas spokesperson, gas line break

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL- As TECO and People's Gas crews work diligently to restore gas service to more than 6000 customers, the energy giant is looking to construction company POSEN to take..
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Disney workers barred from texting behind the wheel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Walt Disney workers are now prohibited from texting while driving on the job.The new ban which recently took effect covers all Disney workers, including the 60..
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Exclusive new information in alleged murder for hire plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Investigators say chiropractor Kimberly Alters asked one of her patients to kill her husband Bernard in exchange for his Harley Davidson motorcycle. According to court records..
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