No hug, no spotlight for Crist during Obama visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - There's been no hugging, but Gov. Charlie Crist did get a pat on the shoulder from President Barack Obama. Crist greeted the president Saturday when ..
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Daycare owner says girl's death was an accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARGATE, Fla. (AP) - The owner of the daycare center where a 2-year-old girl died after she was left in a hot van says it was a horrible mistake, but her entire staff shouldn't be ..
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3 shot at South Fla. house party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida house party has ended in violence leaving three victims with gunshot wounds. Sunrise Police say the shooting happened early Saturday morning. I..
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Plastic jar removed from Fla. bear cub's head

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A black bear cub in Florida affectionately known as "jarhead" can finally enjoy a good meal. A clear plastic container was removed from the 6-month-old cub's hea..
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Security guard kills man outside Fla. strip club

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A security guard has fatally shot a man outside a South Florida strip club following an argument. Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies say two groups w..
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Moose club members hunt for 'Bare chest bandit'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Members at one SW Florida Moose club are hoping they get to the man who robbed them before the authorities do. Charlotte County Sheriff Deputies are looking for..
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Crane collapse leads to oil spill on Marco Island

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

MARCO ISLAND, Fla - A barge is floating once again after sinking over the weekend.  A damaged dock along Sea Court on Marco Island the site of 17 ton crane collapse early Sund..
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New knee treatment offers new option for pain-sufferers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Osteoarthritis affects more than 21 million people with 10 million cases specifically of the knee.  Available treatment options are limited and patients are..
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Cape Council considers cost saving health care partnership

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral City Council will take up a plan tonight that could save the city and it's employees money on health care. The city is considering a partnership w..
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Third coolant repair spacewalk underway at ISS

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space station astronauts are back outside again. They have one more spacewalking chore before they can declare success in their urgent repair work. Doug..
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Shrimpers cross their fingers as season opens today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana shrimpers have more than the usual worries as they hit the water today for the opening of shrimp season. Besides concerns over how much they'll catch a..
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Some school supplies may be toxic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A warning for parents as you do your back-to-school shopping: You might think you know exactly what's in your child's backpack, but some of what's in those book ..
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New bank rules in effect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - New federal rules that went into effect Sunday ban banks from automatically enrolling customer in overdraft protection. So if you don't "opt-in" to the coverage,..
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Barge tips, leaks oil in Marco Island canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - Authorities have stopped a fuel leak after a barge tipped over in a canal in Marco Island.Marco Fire & Rescue says the barge is owned by Marco Marine Const..
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Two vehicle crash on Sanibel Causeway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

SANIBEL, Fla. - A two-vehicle crash slowed traffic Saturday afternoon on the Sanibel Causeway. The Lee County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened just before 4:30 be..
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Tax-free weekend saves parents $2.28

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Parents from all economic backgrounds will be hitting the stores to take advantage of Florida's first sales tax free weekend in 3 years, but are the crowds they ..
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Wealthy newcomer Scott gains the edge in Fla. GOP race

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Down in the polls for most of the summer and running out of money in a Florida governor's race once considered his to lose, Republican Bill McCollum's long caree..
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Democrats Meek, Greene split on stimulus, Cuba policy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. (AP) - Billionaire Jeff Greene wants to consider lifting Cuban trade and travel restrictions and said the $787 billion stimulus is a failure, points Rep. Kendri..
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NOAA ship rescues pilot after plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - The crew of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey vessel has rescued a pilot after his plane crashed into the ocean near Key West. &nb..
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Obamas see wildlife during Florida trip to boost tourism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - It was a trip with a purpose -- and now, a porpoise.      As President Barack Obama wraps up a weekend trip to Florida's Gul..
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