Cutting pipe seen as`significant step forward'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The government's point man for the Gulf oil spill says it's "a significant step forward." BP has used giant shears to cut off part of a leaking oil pipe so a c..
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Colorado GOP head lashes out at White House

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

DENVER (AP) - The head of Colorado's Republican Party is accusing the White House of offering an illegal bribe to try to head off a primary challenge to incumbent Democratic Sen. M..
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Funeral services held for Cape Coral murder victim

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Funeral services were held Thursday morning for a murdered Cape Coral mother. Over the weekend, police say 43-year-old Ricardo Marrero shot and killed his girlfr..
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Arizona city to announce Cubs developments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Mesa officials have scheduled a news conference Thursday to announce new developments in the Phoenix suburb's efforts to remain the spring training home of the C..
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62-year-old woman shoots roommate in Golden Gate Estates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A 62-year-old woman identified as Margaret Johnson-Burton has been arrested for attempted murder after police say she shot her roommate. The Collier County S..
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Authorities release names of kids involved in fatal Cape Coral crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police have identified the child that was struck and killed last night on NE 11th Terrace as 7-year-old Abigail Lynn Janssen. Authorities say 7-year-o..
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BP cuts pipe, plans to lower cap over Gulf spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 METAIRIE, La. (AP) - BP used giant shears to slice off a pipe Thursday in the company's latest bid to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil, but the cut was irregular and placing a ..
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Cap for the latest oil containment effort to be lowered soon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

METARIE, La. - The Coast Guard has announced that the cap that will be used to contain the Gulf oil spill will be lowered "in next couple of hours." Around 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Coa..
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SC police: Black man shot to death, body dragged

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) - The shooting death of a black man whose body was dragged for several miles is being investigated as a possible hate crime after a white man was arrested, Sout..
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Fire Risk Leads to Huge Maytag Dishwasher Recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Whirlpool Corp.'s Maytag unit is recalling about 1.7 million dishwashers because of a fire hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the rec..
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Mesa Announcing Plans To Keep Cubs Out Of Collier

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Mesa officials have scheduled a news conference Thursday to announce new developments in the Phoenix suburb's efforts to remain the spring training home of the C..
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Giant Scissors to Cut Leaking Oil Pipe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - BP fumbled its latest underwater experiment with the wild Gulf gusher - just like every other endeavor the company has tried to fix the nation's worst oil sp..
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Oil Spill 7 Miles From Pensacola Beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard admiral in charge of the oil spill response says he's moving more staff and resources to the Gulf Coast as the slick continues to move east to..
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New fishing ban is hurting local fishermen, restaurants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Fishing has now been banned near Southwest Florida waters. It is because portions of the slick are moving beyond current boundaries. So what does this mean for l..
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7-year-old Cape Coral girl dies after hit by truck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

UPDATE: Police release names of girls involved in fatal crash CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A 7-year-old girl died earlier this evening after she was struck by a vehicle in the 800 block of N..
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Banks easing up on homeowners facing foreclosure

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

FLORIDA, Fla. - Bank of America announced Wednesday they're rolling out a new plan that will give some people a break if they're trying to modify their home loans in order to avoid..
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Port Charlotte woman ripped off by supposed Kirby salespeople

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - You've heard this type of story time and time again. A pair of supposed Kirby Vacuum sales people convinced a Port Charlotte woman to let them inside her hom..
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2-Year old boy dies after choking on jawbreaker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- A two year old child dies after choking on a jaw breaker.Emergency workers tried unsuccessfully to revive the boy. His sister Christina Francisco says, "He was ever..
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Final Cape City Manager Candidates Named

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Cape Coral, Fla - Wednesday evening, Cape Coral City Councilors narrowed down the list of finalist for the City Manager position. There were 14 canddiates. Now there is 6. The fina..
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Big catch for shrimpers threat of oil still looms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

Fort Myers Beach, Fla - The owner of Erickson and Jensen Seafood company on Ft. Myers Beach says local fisherman stand to lose $100 million in business should oil make its way to S..
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