Water at Port Charlotte Beach still unsafe for swimmers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - On Wednesday, it was hot, sunny, a perfect day to go to the beach and "look" at the waterThat's all Rebecca Heiland let her daughter do. "She has her little ..
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Third arrest made in Roger Patch murder case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Carlos Valentin, Jr. has been arrested in connection with the 2008 murder of businessman Roger Whiting Patch. Valentin, age 25, was apprehended in Palm Be..
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Republicans pick Tampa, Fla., for 2012 convention

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 OXON HILL, Md.  - Republicans choose Tampa as the site of their 2012 presidential convention, hoping the swing state of Florida will help them defeat President Barack Ob..
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Fort Myers issues boil water order

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The City of Fort Myers has issued a precautionary boil water notice, effective from 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. Thursday. The city will be performing work on wat..
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January police shooting ruled justified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A January 2010 police-involved shooting has been ruled a "justified use of deadly force" by the State Attorney's Office. Authorities issued the following memo on..
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Police seek public's help in Immokolee murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

IMMOKOLEE, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in the investigation into the death of a 31-year-old man whose body was found at the Oak Haven..
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NASA clears Atlantis for final liftoff on Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Atlantis has been cleared for liftoff. Mission managers on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for the countdown to proceed toward Friday af..
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Fla. man who caused jet diversion ruled competent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A Florida man accused of causing a trans-Atlantic flight to be diverted to Maine was suffering from a psychotic break from reality during a court-ordered..
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Denise Amber Lee's husband recognized for 911 reform efforts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Nathan Lee, husband of murder victim Denise Amber Lee, is being honored today for his work in 911 reform. Thanks in part to Lee's efforts, a new 911 bill was re..
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Gov. Crist to register as independent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he'll stop by a county elections office to register with no party affiliation on a Wednesday trip to his hometown of St. ..
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Investigation continues into discovery of man's body in Immokolee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

UPDATE: Police seek public's help in Immokolee murder investigation IMMOKOLEE, Fla. - The investigation continues at the Oak Haven Apartment complex in Immokolee, where the body of..
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Woman's murder under investigation in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Authorities are conducting an investigation into the death of a woman, found at 3405 21st Street SW in the area of Susan Avenue in Lehigh Acres. An adult male ..
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Charlotte County 911 Dispatcher Honored

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Port Charlotte, Fla.- A 9-1-1 dispatcher is honored after saving a man's life over the phone. Bethann Alexin was given a Life Saver award at a ceremony at Portofino's Restaurant in..
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Rep. Waxman: Oil well's blowout preventer had leak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Henry Waxman says that his committee's investigation into the Gulf oil spill reveals that a key safety device, the blowout preventer, had a leak in a c..
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Rush to drill deeper carries added risks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS - The explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig illustrates the energy industry's push to drill in ever deeper waters in search of huge oil deposits, despite the mammo..
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Harmonica therapy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Music is helping some patients at Lee Memorial Hospitals breathe a little easier.  Harmonica lessons are being offered as a form of respiratory therapy and ..
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Supplies of cat food critically low

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Supplies of dry cat are critically low again for Lee County Domestic Animal Services’ (LCDAS) Community Pet Pantry. The agency needs donations to continue assisting pet owner..
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Man charged with throwing boiling water on son during argument

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Panama City man was charged with throwing boiling water on his adult son during an argument. Police say 57-year-old Joseph Guzzardo Sr. was arrested Satu..
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Breaking News: Death investigation underway in Immokalee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Collier County Deputies are on the scene of a death investigation in Immokalee. They say the body of a male victim was discovered outside the Oak Haven Apartment Complex off Boston..
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Common Cents: Cool Tips To Keep Your Power Bill Low

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

We're keeping you cool and saving you money in "Common Cents". Mr. Electricty gives us some useful tips for saving money on your air conditioning bill. On his website, michaelbluej..
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