Fla. lawmakers seek Medicaid cost-cutting answers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridolopos is leading a three-day bus tour in search of ideas for cutting soaring Medicaid costs. Rep. Dean Cannon,..
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Commerce secretary visits Space Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is heading to the Kennedy Space Center to meet with workers who are losing their jobs because the space shuttle progr..
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Toddler brain dead, father charged with child abuse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida toddler is brain dead and his father charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect after allegedly punching the child in a "boxing" lesson...
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Panther survives hit by car; 3 unborn kittens die

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a female panther hit by a car in southwest Florida is expected to survive, but three midterm kittens she carried have died. A motorist spotte..
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Man charged in 4 DWI deaths taken to jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The St. Petersburg man accused of driving while intoxicated and killing a father and his three sons has been taken to jail after his release from the ho..
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Church that feeds homeless destroyed in fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida church dedicated to feeding the homeless has been destroyed in a fire. Fire rescue crews were called to the Lakeview Baptist Church in Hudson, about 4..
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Collier deputy being investigated after wife is put behind bars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A deputy is under investigation by his own agency. This comes just days after his wife was put behind bars for embezzling. 50-year-old Carol Peabody allegedl..
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Edison Collegiate HS offers diploma and degree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new high school in Lee County is going to give students a head start on their college career. Edison Collegiate High School offers the chance for students to..
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Retail spending down in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

NEW YORK (AP) - Worried about the stalling economic recovery, Americans remained reluctant to spend at stores in July, especiallyon pricier items like jewelry, though they let go o..
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BP: Static kill is over, operation a success

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - In a significant step toward stopping the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP said Wednesday mud that was forced down its blown-out well was h..
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Community supporting Gateway family mourning loss of son

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GATEWAY, Fla. - An outpouring of support for a Gateway family after their young son was killed during a boating accident in the keys over the weekend.Michael Duda was just 11 years..
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Cape Coral apartment fire ruled accidental

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A neighbor rescued a man from a burning apartment in Cape Coral Tuesday afternoon.Firefighters say the fire started in the bedroom of a second floor apartment on..
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National Night Out brings neighborhoods together

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Communities across the country came together Tuesday night to fight crime with the annual "National Night Out."Events took place in a diverse assortment of neigh..
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Thief steals from retirement home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Residents at Sandhill Gardens Retirement Home in Punta Gorda save up petty cash for shopping or haircuts. But someone stole those small pleasures. “As far..
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Champion dogs to appear on Letterman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

SAN DIEGO, Cali. - Two Chesapeake Bay retrievers are headed to New York to be on the Letterman Show. On Thursday, they will show off their high-flying feats to the audience. 9-year..
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Alex Klucik's funeral this weekend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NAPLES, Fla. - Alex Klucik's funeral will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 6th and 7th, in the Ava Maria Oratory. Klucik died in a car accident on Monday. He lost control of ..
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Michael Duda funeral on Wednesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The funeral for the Michael Duda will be held on Wednesday.Duda died on Friday night after he was thrown off a 17 foot boat in the Florida Keys.A visitation will..
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Scammers posing as soldiers on dating websites

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Soldiers are putting their lives on the line for freedom, only to find out someones used their good names to scam people for money. Right now, the U.S. Army ..
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Deputies looking for man suspected in violent, armed home invasion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies have issued an open booking sheet on Edward “Bucky” Charles Harris (DOB 12/09/1990) for his role in a violent armed home invasion. The victi..
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Countrywide makes largest settlement in mortgage meltdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Countrywide Financial Corp. agreed to pay $600 million to settle shareholder lawsuits in the largest payout so far from the mortgage meltdown.U.S. District Judge..
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