Astronauts remove the 780-pound cooling pump

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Spacewalking astronauts relied on brute force Wednesday to remove a broken coolant pump in an effort to restore normal operations at the International S..
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Deputies searching for pickup truck involved in thefts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On August 8, 2010, deputies were dispatched to 6901 Alico Road, Fort Myers regarding a burglary to three vehicle trailers. The victim stated that he went on vaca..
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Fort Myers dad rotects his son from bullies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A man in Lee County did everything he could to protect his son from bullies, including pulling a gun.Deputies said the man held two teenagers at gunpoint after t..
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BP unveils device to clean Gulf beaches of oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - A new device aimed at doing a better job of cleaning Gulf coast beaches of oil and tar has been unveiled by BP. The device, known as the Sand Shark, was d..
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Miccosukees ordered to give IRS financial records

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The Miccosukee Tribe has been ordered to disclose certain financial records for an IRS probe into the alleged misuse of tribal funds. A federal judge in Miami ruled We..
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Waterspout touches down in central Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

EDGEWATER, Fla. (AP) - A waterspout touched down in central Florida lifting a boat off a trailer and tearing the soffit off a house. Authorities say the waterspout was seen in Edge..
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Tyson, Neil Young teaming up to end hunger on Gulf Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) - Tyson Foods says it's teaming with music legend Neil Young in an effort to relieve hunger along the Gulf Coast, hit hard economically by a spill that coated..
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Lee schools honored for financial reporting practices

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools was informed that it has received the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award from the Association of School Business Off..
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Get a new look, raise some money for schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - How is this for a deal?  Get a great new look for school and help support programs for Lee County Public Schools at the same time. Salon Solaris at Sunstate ..
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Fla. AG investigating foreclosure law firms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Attorney General's office is investigating three of the state's largest law firms that represent lenders in foreclosure cases. Bill McCollum's ..
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Pinellas deputy killed in car crash at jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says a deputy has died after crashing his truck through a perimeter fence and into a retention pond at the county jail...
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Police: Parents of wandering toddler located

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Investigators say the 2-year-old boy found wandering a street in Boynton Beach had been left in the care of two teenage aunts when he disappeared. The Bo..
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Owners of daycare where girl died previously cited

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARGATE, Fla. (AP) - The owners of the daycare center where a 2-year-old girl died were cited two years earlier after an 8-year old fell asleep and was left in a van at another sch..
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Police search for 2 in shooting of teen, infant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding two men wanted in connection with a Miami shooting that injured a teenage boy and his 1-year-old niece. Miami p..
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Tropical depression expected to strengthen in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to strengthen to a tropical storm as it moves toward the site of the oil spill off Louisiana's coast. The depre..
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Space station astronauts take 2nd crack at repairs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space station astronauts are gearing up for their second spacewalk in five days and they hope to have better luck with the urgent repair job this time. ..
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Fla. sets sale of unclaimed property for Aug. 21

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - You've just got a few days left to claim that forgotten Rolex watch, gold bar salvaged from a ship wreck or platinum necklace with 214 diamonds. If no one ..
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New groups stop invasive plants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Watch out exotic plants. There's a new sheriff in town, or at least some local residents on foot patrol. A group of government workers, private landowner..
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1 person killed in boating accident, few injured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) - One person was reportedly killed and several others were injured in a Pasco County boat crash. The sheriff's office reports that two boats collided Tuesday nea..
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Fla. deputy gets 6 months for buying painkillers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A former Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy who admitted buying prescription painkillers from an informant has been sentenced to six months in prison. ..
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