Shuttle has new seals, no longer leaking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery has new seals and is no longer leaking.NASA says now that the repairs are completed, everything is looking good for liftoff next..
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Florida gets more money for high speed rail line

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The federal government has given Florida another $800 million to build a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando.The grant announced Monday brings total f..
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Work begins on sidewalk installation near middle school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A construction project designed to save countless lives in the Cape gets underway Monday. Sidewalks are being installed along a dangerous stretch of road near a ..
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Haiti health workers scramble to keep 2 tragedies apart

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous potential breeding ground: the ..
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Depression hurts moms and babies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

CHICAGO (AP) - An influential medical group says pediatricians should routinely screen new mothers for depression. Depression isn't just bad for moms: It can also harm their babies..
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Forecasters have lowered expectations about pace of economic recovery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

NEW YORK (AP) - A new survey finds that forecasters have lowered their expectations about the pace of the economic recovery.      The economy is still expe..
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Christmas Cheer sign up starts in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NAPLES, Fla- The Salvation Army is starting sign ups today for it's Christmas Cheer program in Collier County. The program provides Christmas gifts and food for holiday meals. A li..
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Hurricane Wilma: 5 years later

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Locals at the Rock Bottom Bar in Everglade City have a daily reminder of Wilma's stretch of destruction. Owner Leebo Noble marked the water line in the bathr..
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Crist, Meek gang up on Rubio in Florida Senate debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist defends his changing positions on issues by saying as a former college quarterback he knows how to call an audible. By the end of Sund..
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Polk County deputies shoot, kill central Florida man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - The Polk County Sheriff's Office says two deputies shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them while responding to a domestic disturbance.Deputies wer..
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23,000 pounds of trash collected from Charlotte homeless camps

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County inmates helped clean up nearly 23,000 pounds of trash from seven abandoned homeless camps in Port Charlotte."The debris collected in these..
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Children rescued from locked vehicle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office says two young children were rescued from a locked vehicle in Fort Myers Saturday afternoon.  Their father has been arrested..
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Tip leads to Lee County robbery suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Crime Stoppers tip lead Lee County Sheriff's deputies to a robbery suspect.Gregory Brock was wanted in connection with a Tuesday robbery in south Fort Myers. &..
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Community event aims at curbing crime in Dunbar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers community plagued by crime is trying take back their neighborhood...one child at a time. A range of organizations and ages came together in Dunbar to..
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Bar owners push for change in closing time

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS-  Congested streets and aggressive patrons. Downtown Fort Myers bar owners blame a law that forces bars to close at 2 a.m.Now there's a new push for a chan..
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Palin: Momentum of elections is with Republicans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin rallied with Florida voters, telling a jubilant crowd the momentum of the midterm elections is with Republicans...
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Florida woman hospitalized with West Nile Virus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Residents in Brevard County are being alerted to take extra precautions against mosquitoes after a woman was hospitalized with the West Nile virus. The Breva..
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Alligator attacks Sarasota family's dog

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A Sarasota County family is warning its neighbors to be on alert after an alligator pounced on their dog and dragged it into a lake. An alligator killed Darry..
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Lawsuit seeks to revive deepwater drilling ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - An environmental group wants a federal judge to put a freeze on deepwater oil drilling back in place.      The Center for Biological Dive..
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Collier deputy shoots, kills self in Naples park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla - The Collier County Sheriff's Office confirms a 29 year old deputy shot herself in the chest Friday evening in Sugden Regional Park . According to authorities,&nb..
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