Pirate Fest Columbus Day weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Fort Myers Beach will be overrun with pirates this weekend. Captain Jack Sparrow and his crew take over As the 6th annual Pirate Fest hits the beach. It a s..
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Hannibal Buress stops by WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- He has been named one of the Top 10 Funniest People by Rolling Stone magazine and his stand-up has been featured on Comedy Central programs and has also performed..
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Talking college football with Adam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.  Florida State and Miami hit the road tomorrow,  both looking for their first conference wins of the season. Meanwhile, after losing to the third ranked ..
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4th Annual SWFL Crime Stoppers event

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is hosting their 4th annual Broadway Series fundraiser. This year the musical "Sugar, The Some Like It Hot Musical" will be playi..
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Police interview played in Dr. Conrad Murray trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors are expected Friday to play a police interview conducted with the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death In it, Dr. Conrad Murray lays out hi..
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SWAT situation resolved peacefully

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

A wanted felon is back in custody after a standoff with Fort Myers police.  Andrew Sosa surrendered around two this morning.The swat situation started late last night whe..
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The 3rd Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner & Auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla.- Politicians, business and community leaders will don their aprons and work for tips at the Third Annual Stars for Kids Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Auction S..
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Collecting shoes for charity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ESTERO, Fla.-If you're looking to clear out some closet space and get rid of some of the shoes you never wear, a shoe store in Estero is collecting for two charity programs. Whethe..
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BBC to Cut 2,000 Jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

LONDON (AP) - The British Broadcasting Corp. is cutting 2,000 jobs in a drive to reduce costs. Director General Mark Thompson said Thursday that the plan to cut costs by 20 pe..
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Holiday sales forecast appears modest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's largest retail trade group is saying it expects winter holiday sales to rise 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion this year. That would be smaller than 2..
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Cape Coral's Jazz Little shines on X Factor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

Fort Myers, Fla.   Cape Coral's Jazz Little is moving on to the hardest thing in her life Wednesday night, boot camp for the singing competition show X Factor.  &nbs..
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Governor Rick Scott in Southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -  Today October 5th, The News-Press Media Group is producing a landmark regional Market Watch Education Summit and Governor Rick Scott will provid..
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Perlmutter, Schmidt, Riess win Nobel physics prize

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Three U.S.-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a study of exploding stars that discovered that the expansion of the universe is accelerat..
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Knox leaving Italy to head home to U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - Amanda Knox was leaving Italy a free woman Tuesday, the morning after an Italian appeals court dramatically overturned the American student's conviction..
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Murder investigation in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla- The Naples Police are investigating a murder. It happened around 10:30 Sunday night in the 1200 block of 12th Avenue North, within the Lake Park neighborhood. The inci..
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Does Botox cream work?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- If  needles aren't your thing,  but you hate wrinkles, here  is a way to get rid of the wrinkles without the needle.  But is botox cream ..
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HOPE Clubhouse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla- HOPE Clubhouse is a community resource that fills a significant gap in the opportunities previously unavailable for people living with mental illness in Southwest ..
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American shares Nobel Peace Prize for Medicine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

STOCKHOLM (AP) - The Nobel committee says American Bruce Beutler and Luxembourg-born scientist Jules Hoffmann have shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in medicine with Canadian-born Ralph ..
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Verdict expected this afternoon for Amanda Knox

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - Amanda Knox tearfully told an Italian appeals court Monday that she did not kill her British roommate, pleading for the court to give her back her life ..
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Talking College Football

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.  The  undefeated Florida Gators face their toughest test of the season by far,  as the 3rd ranked Alabama Crimson Tide invade the swamp tomorrow nig..
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