Fort Myers Police investigating robbery, shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police detectives are investigating a robbery and shooting that happened at 3555 Seminole Avenue Saturday night. Police received the call about the ro..
Read More

State GOP considers lawsuit against Crist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - The Republican Party of Florida says it's considering a possible lawsuit against Gov. Charlie Crist and former party officials.The party says its exec..
Read More

Counterfeit bust nets thousands of pirated CDs, DVDs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A bust at a Lee County flea market ends in three arrests for thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit goods.      The bust happened Saturday..
Read More

Two grow houses busted in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A months-long investigation uncovers two major grow house operations in Lehigh Acres. Lee County Sheriff's investigators found 80 marijuana plants and more tha..
Read More

FGCU students use thousands of flags to make 9/11 memorial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Thousands of tiny flags are helping some Florida Gulf Coast students make a big statement in remembering 9/11. It's not your typical scene of college students on..
Read More

FDIC shuts down Florida bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BRADENTON, Fla. - The FDIC has taken over another Florida bank. It has assumed the assets of Horizons Bank of Bradenton. Another bank will assume all of the banks assets and t..
Read More

4th arrest made in Bonita double murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  Lee County Sheriff's Detectives have made a 4th arrest in a double murder in Bonita Springs. Angel Salinas is now charged in connection with the killing an..
Read More

Local religious leaders set to meet in solidarity to discuss the Quran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Congregants at All Faiths Unitarian Church is Fort Myers have reached out to Christians, Jews and Muslims ahead of the possible burning of the Quran. Reverend Wa..
Read More

New push to keep illegal immigrants from getting jobs in Collier

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - There's a push to keep illegal immigrants from getting jobs in Collier County. Commissioner Jim Coletta and 175 other residents want to make the federal E Ve..
Read More

Pirates take over Punta Gorda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-- There's a change of leadership in Punta Gorda as the mayor is forced to walk the plank. But don't worry, he's ok. It was all in the name of some pirate fun. The..
Read More

Fire/EMS responders respond to disaster scenario to prepare for real thing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - It was a chaotic scene Friday morning at the Royal Palm Retirement Centre in Port Charlotte. "I was coming from the laundry room, to go into the kitchen, and..
Read More

Naples man arrested twice in one week for allegedly forging prescriptions for pain pills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Naples man is behind bars for a second time in three days after allegedly forging prescriptions to get pain pills. Jason Giovenco was first arrested on Tue..
Read More

Flags to fly at half staff on September 11th

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Charlie Crist released the following statement regarding the observance of Patriot Day.  He also ordered flags to be flown at half staff on Septem..
Read More

Judge: Voters have right to determine class sizes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A circuit court judge ruled Friday that voters have the right to determine class sizes in Florida.Judge Charles Francis agreed Friday with the state's argu..
Read More

Military Recruiting a Boom Business; Even College Grads Enlist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The poor economy in Southwest Florida is not affecting one field:  military recruiting.   The Pentagon says all branches of the armed services are meeting their goal..
Read More

Florida commission meets to keep innocent people out of prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Over the past decade the state has released dozens of men and paid them millions of dollars for locking them up for crimes they didn’t commit. Friday the F..
Read More

Floral shop owner arrested for credit card fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHAROTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Economic Crimes Unit detectives this afternoon arrested the owner of  Parker’s Florist in Port Charlotte.Rosella ..
Read More

Today is the historical peak of hurricane season

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE-- Today, September 10th,  marks the annual historical peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season and Florida emergency management officials are urging residents and vis..
Read More

Florida has never elected female governor, but that could change in November

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla  -  Florida's female candidates for statewide office include mothers, lawyers, a retired Navy Commander and a former bank president.Democrat Alex Sink wa..
Read More

Alert neighbor helps deputies nab burglar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested Shane Allan Burchell of Grove City, after he was broke into, and was burglarizing a home at on Annapolis Lane,..
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×