Historic golf course looks for city funding to stay open

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The greens are lush, and the grounds, manicured...but one thing at Fort Myers Country Club is missing- the golfers. "I don't understand it. Why aren't more peopl..
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Heat wave bakes the Nation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A dangerous heat wave baked a large strip of the nation, from Texas to New York on Thursday, forcing football players to move practice sessions into the..
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Medicare looking good in coming years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare is in better shape because of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul, and the hospital fund for elderly Americans will stay afloat a doze..
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School grades released tomorrow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - State school grades will be released on Friday. These grades, partially based on FCAT scores determines how much extra state funding the public schools will rec..
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Charlotte County firefighter arrested for assault

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County Firefighter is arrested for assault and we're learning, the altercation started over a scratched car.Gerhard Klemme is 80 years old, no ..
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Crashes on I-75 bring traffic to a stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - There were two crashes on I-75 at mile marker 142. The crashes were on a bridge and traffic was moving slowly. Things were back to normal around 5:00 pm. Deputie..
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Fort Myers man accused of shooting infant is arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The man accused of shooting a 1-year-old baby is now behind bars. Felipe Escalante was formally arrested after being released from the hospital. 19-year-old..
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Mortgage rates drop to an all time low: 3.95%

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 WASHINGTON (AP) - A plunge in mortgage rates is giving homeowners a rare opportunity to lock in a 15-year fixed-rate loanfor less than 4 percent. Rates haven't dipped this lo..
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Child found dead at daycare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Delray Beach police says a child has just been found dead at a Daycare in Delray Beach. We are just getting this information confirmed. At this moment we canno..
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Truck submerged in Collier County canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A truck is submerged near Bayview Park in Naples on Danford Street. A man was pulling his boat out of the water with his pick-up truck, but the boat was..
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Fla. officials scale back oil spill response

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The State's Emergency Operations Center has transitioned to a partial activation in response to the BP oil spill. State officials said Thursday that bec..
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Midway Blvd. will close Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Construction operations will require a portion of Midway Boulevard, between Birchcrest Boulevard and Hariet Street, to be closed to all traffic through Aug..
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Fla. halts sale of unauthorized auto service deals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Insurance Commissioner KevinMcCarty has ordered a halt to the sale of unauthorized and unlicensed motor vehicle service agreements by two Ohio-base..
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3 officer involved Tampa area shootings in 3 days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - For the third time in as many days, Tampa Bay area law enforcement have been involved in shootings. In Hernando County, sheriff's deputies killed 39-year-o..
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NASA: Space station repair now set for Saturday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has delayed two spacewalks to fix a broken pump at the International Space Station. Two astronauts are now scheduled to make the repairs on Saturda..
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Fish and Wildlife cracks down on illegal internet sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - In our technologically advanced society, we have a lot of advantages and conveniences. Unfortunately, technological advancements can also provide an avenue for l..
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Barron Collier hires new band director

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - In an e-mail letter to band boosters and band parents today, Barron Collier High School Principal Tim Kutz announced the hiring of a new band director. &ldqu..
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Jet-skier injured in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Two jet-skis were traveling in a Collier County bay, with one a little in front of the other. The second (last) ski pulled into the channel in front of a boa..
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Sales tax holiday just days away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you've got a long list of back to school clothes and supplies to buy, you may want to wait just a few days longer.Florida's back to school sales tax holiday i..
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Home invasion suspect arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Edward "Bucky" Charles Harris was arrested at 12:25 p.m. today. He turned himself in at the Lee County Sheriff's Office, 14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Mye..
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