One teacher taken to hospital after fight at middle school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Three middle school girls were arrested and taken to juvenile detention after a fight at their school, with hundreds of students watching. Deputies say it happ..
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Fort Myers shooting victim dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla. - At approximately 6 p.m. Saturday night, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred in the 2100 block of South Street. ..
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Church, rallies on tap for governor candidates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Rick Scott and Alex Sink begin the last Sunday of their Florida gubernatorial campaigns courting votes in Baptist churches on opposites sides of the state..
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Meek gets ready to start 24 hours of campaigning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Democratic Senate nominee Kendrick Meek is about to start 24 hours of nonstop campaigning.      Meek will meet with University of South Florid..
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Rubio had doubts he could win Florida Senate race

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Republican Marco Rubio admits even he had doubts last year that he now would be in position to win the Senate race.      He told a group..
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Crist tells audience 'Yes We Can' on Obama agenda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist is employing President Barack Obama's famous "Yes We Can" campaign slogan as he heads toward the finish line in Florida's three-way ..
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NASA hosts 150 Twitter followers at space center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A group of 150 people who follow NASA on Twitter are headed to the Kennedy Space Center for two days of activities.      The "T..
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Hurricane Tomas weakens to Category 1 storm

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) - Hurricane Tomas weakened slightly as it moved deeper over open waters Sunday after tearing off roofs, downing power lines, and whipping up beach-erodi..
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Shuttle leak repairs good, launch on for Wednesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA says space shuttle Discovery is finally leak-free and ready to blast off Wednesday.      A pair of gas leaks resulted in b..
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Meek releases 5 am voicemail from opponent Charlie Crist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new twist in the three-way race for Florida's open U.S. Senate seat. Kendrick Meek's campaign is releasing a voicemail from fellow candidate Charlie Crist...on..
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One hospitalized in Fort Myers drive-by shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  Fort Myers police are searching for the gunman in a drive-by shooting that sent a man to the hospital.Officers were called to the shooting on the 2100 bloc..
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Lehigh driver faces misdemeanor in deadly NC crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say they have charged a truck driver whose rig smashed into a tractor mowing the median of Interstate 95 with a misdemeanor.Troopers told The ..
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Two arrested in stolen pickup chop shop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Two Lee County men have been arrested and charged with running a chop shop operation.The Lee County Sheriff's Office began investigating a series of thefts of Do..
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Jeb Bush headlines Orlando GOP rally

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO (AP) - Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush rallied the Republican faithful during a rally attended by several GOP candidates.      At a rally Saturday..
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Officials: Panther attacks 4 calves near Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are trying to capture an endangered Florida panther that has attacked at least four calves at a ranch near Naples.     &n..
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Tomas becomes Atlantic season's 12th hurricane

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Tomas has strengthened to become the Atlantic season's 12th hurricane, and it is expected to get even stronger as it heads near the islands of St. Lucia and St. Vincen..
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Repairs delay Discovery's final launch another day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery's final launch is now off until Wednesday.      NASA on Saturday delayed liftoff an extra day because o..
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Local Jewish communities on alert

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Multiple terror attacks aimed at the U.S. were foiled Friday. Two explosive packages shipped on cargo planes were intercepted before reaching their final d..
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Scientists talk oil and Naples coastline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - The oil is gone, but could Southwest Florida still see devastating impacts from that spill? Friday evening, residents, business owners, and world renowned scientists..
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Local veterans respond to accusations of dirty conditions at Tampa VA hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Wounded Cape Coral solider Pfc. Corey Kent is now being cared for at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, after his family requested he be moved from a Tampa V.A. Ho..
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