Police: Man kills estranged wife, children, self

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a South Florida man fatally shot his estranged wife and four stepchildren before turning the gun on himself, but he spared his two biological ..
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Crews on scene of sinking boat in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Crews are on the scene of a sinking boat near Everest Marina in Cape Coral. The boat is on the east side of the Midpoint bridge. The person who was on the boat i..
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Cape Coral's 3 million dollar mistake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A memo from Gary King spells it out. The 132 million dollars invested by the city's financial services department did not perform up to par, in fact, far below t..
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Some say Facebook page exists to bad mouth Cape Coral council members

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Could Facebook be the forum for political discord in Cape Coral? Some local residents started a page called "Get out and vote... take back the Cape." The movemen..
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Airline merger could have big effect on SW Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Airlines wants to buy out one of its main, low-cost competitors: Air Tran. The price tag: 1.4 billion dollars. Southwest would gain..
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Cape Coral may reduce water rate increase

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral City Council is preparing to vote on reducing an upcoming water rate increase. Under the measure rates would go up by about 8-percent over the next th..
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Taxes in Fort Myers going up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Taxes are going up in the city of Fort Myers. City council is about to start its final meeting to approve next year's budget. It includes a 10-percent pay cut fo..
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Deputies make 5th arrest in Bonita Springs double murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies make a 5th arrest in a double-murder in Bonita Springs. Angel Heredia is the latest man charged in the deaths of Israel Ponce and Daniel Leonor. The vic..
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Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest in grocery store purse theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Based on a tip generated through Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, detectives questioned and then arrested Rosa Gomez, DOB 9-12-71, of Bonita Springs. Gomez is c..
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Tea party group opposing 2 Florida justices

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A tea party group is opposing the retention of two Florida Supreme Court justices over a decision to remove a proposed state health care amendment from the..
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Miami prosecutor charged after swimming in boxers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A federal prosecutor in Miami is in hot water after deciding to take a swim in a pool in his boxer shorts. Police say 35-year-old Sean Cronin faces misdemeanor charges..
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Pedestrian killed in Cape Coral accident last Thursday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A pedestrian who was exiting from the driver's side of a van was killed last Thursday morning after the van rolled down the driveway, across the roadway and betw..
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Panel: Lowballing oil spill number akin to Custer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of a White House-appointed panel examining the BP oil spill compared the federal government's underestimate of the spill's size to Gen. George Custer's f..
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Southwest Airlines to buy AirTran for $1.4B

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Southwest Airlines said Monday it will buy AirTran for about $1.42 billion. The move will put Southwest in head-to-head competition with Delta Air Lines in Delta's ..
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Fort Myers woman arrested in murder-for-hire plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers woman faces charges in an alleged murder-for-hire plot to kill her husband.The Lee County Sheriff's Office says Kimberly Alter, 53, asked a man to s..
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Hillsborough man shot in neighborhood dispute

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VALRICO, Fla. (AP) - A 41-year-old man was shot and killed in front of his 8-year-old daughter during a neighborhood dispute. Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies say Garrett Jam..
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Gov't to expand rules for tracking money transfers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing that banks report all electronic money transfers in and out of the country, expanding its anti-terrorism requirements for fi..
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Motorists getting lower prices at the pump

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Drivers can thank the slower driving season and a glut of supply for the continuing slide in gas pump prices. The national average for a gallon of regular was $2.694 on Monday, acc..
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Despite economy, Americans don't take farm jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) - As the economy tanked during the past two years, a debate has raged over whether immigrants are taking jobs that Americans want. Amid the sweltering vineyard..
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Highway deaths down first half of 2010, gov't says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government estimates that traffic fatalities fell to fewer than 15,000 deaths during the first half of 2010, putting the year on pace for another record low. ..
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