TAMPA, Fla. – It’s was a typical story of a cat with a hairball, only the cat weighs approximately 400 pounds, and the basketball-size hairball was too big to be remove..
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - The homes on either side of the Seffner house where a sinkhole opened under a man's bedroom are being demolished. Officials say the demolition will take p..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Authorites have identyified the body of a victim in a Fort Myers death investigation. Fort Myers police say Laura Howard is the woman found dead in a home o..
BONITA SPRINGS, FL - Lee county Sheriff's deputies say Robert Sharkey was arrested and charged with improper use of a badge, (impersonating an officer), and leaving the scene of an..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - It's not unusual for a cat to get a hairball, but a 400-pound tiger needed help from Tampa Bay area surgeons when he couldn't hack up a basketball-size hair..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral churches are learning if they'll have to pay full price for a project that would hook properties up to city water, sewer and irrigation. A vote was ex..
NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Police officers have just been made aware of a "Stranger Danger" incident that occurred at Lake Park Elementary School, at 7:45 a.m. A student was in the area ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A North Port woman said her sons died fighting overseas. Her lies convinced church members to give her hundreds of dollars. Now, a Ch..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Golden Gate Blvd. is shut down in both directions at 22nd St. S.E. due to a traffic accident, according to the Collier County Sheriff's Office. Injuries are u..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A bird with a pretty remarkable journey to Southwest Florida is now back in the wild. Folks with the Peace River Wildlife Center released a purple gall..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A school nurse is accused of showing up to work drunk. In fact, investigators say Noreen Freeman's blood alcohol level was .275. ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Every two hours and 15 minutes, someone is injured or killed in a boating accident, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, the ..
**UPDATE** LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The San Carlos Park Fire Department battled a brush fire in the Island Park area. Crews had a hard time getting to the flames, due to heavy brush. As o..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- These alligators were spotted blending in with their surroundings at Wa-Ke Hatchee Park. The park, named after the Native American words for "cow" and "water," is..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral Hospital volunteer is celebrating a milestone: she's turing 100 years old this month! Belle Sorokin has been volunteering with Lee Memorial for 20 ..
MIAMI (AP) - A Miami man charged with fatally beating his adoptive daughter says audio cassettes that could help his care are being withheld. But Jorge Barahona d..
COLLIER COUNTY, FL - The fear of responding to a home that also doubles as a meth lab is real in Collier County. "It seems like we're seeing more of that here in Southwest Florida,..
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The firing of a Miami Beach police officer who admitted drinking before work has been upheld by an arbitrator. The department dismissed R..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- U.S. District Judge John E. Steele sentenced Epifanio H. Benitez, 61, yesterday to life in federal prison for selling heroin within 1,000 feet of Lee Middle Schoo..
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two pit bulls involved in an attack on three people have been euthanized at the Halifax Humane Society in Daytona Beach. The dogs' owne..