A city official in Lee County is proposing some city employees be allowed to carry guns. Fort Myers City Council is set to discuss allowing certain city employees to carry guns at its regular meeting Monday. Councilman Johnny Streets is proposing...
City of Cape Coral announced a large water main break interrupting water service Saturday near near SW 52nd Street and Skyline Boulevard. The city posted on its Facebook page water is being restored, and a boil water notice is in...
A woman has been accused of disturbing a sea turtle nest in Florida. Miami Beach police officers on Saturday arrested 41-year-old Yaqun Lu. She is facing a felony charge of molesting marine turtles or eggs. An arrest report says officers witnessed...
The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room...
Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash on the Alligator Alley portion of northbound I-75 mile marker 75 in Collier County Saturday. The crash was just east of State Road 29. According to FHP, the roadblock is clear.
Marco Island Police Department tweeted an alert for street flooding Saturday. All roadways are back open. Marco PD advises drivers to be cautious of water on roadways. All #marcoisland roadways are open - continue to be cautious of water on roadway. — Marco...
O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Saturday, saying in a phone...
Floridians could eventually gain access to cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and other countries under legislation signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Ron DeSantis, if the federal government gives it a green light. The Republican governor signed the bill in...
Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash with injuries on Alico Center Road and Alico Road in San Carlos Park Saturday. The scene is just east of U.S. 41. All lanes are clear. A trauma alert helicopter was on scene to take...
One person was killed and two others were injured when a gunman opened fire inside a Costco store in Southern California, authorities said. The suspected gunman was taken into custody and hospitalized. Police have not identified him. Witnesses said the...
The man accused of shooting Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz will remain in jail for at least one year while awaiting trial. Rolfy Ferreyra Cruz and eight other suspects made a court appearance in the Dominican Republic on...
Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet” and the miniseries “Jesus of Nazareth,” died Saturday at 96. While Zeffirelli was most...
Five people were injured at the U.S. Open when one of several boxes being loaded onto a golf cart fell onto the accelerator and sent the cart into spectators. The California Highway Patrol says a vendor parked the cart near...
A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge William Jung in Tampa issued a ruling Friday that called 44-year-old Alva Johnson’s complaint a “political...
Hurricane season is here, but cities are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma from 2017. Cities in Lee County are set to receive millions of dollars to help with damage they are still recovering from. FEMA announced it...
Volunteers with the Gabriel Project at St. Ann Catholic Church in Naples say somebody broke into their storage unit and ransacked their supplies, leaving almost nothing behind. The group works with pregnant women and said they don’t know how they’re...
Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested convicted felon Joshua John Leff, 40, of Fort Myers Friday for threats he made in writing to kill minority groups. According to FDLE, investigators began looking into Leff after they were tipped of Leff's...
A group of Democratic senators this week introduced the Affordable Medications Act, legislation that aims to cut prescription drug prices. Rising costs are a big issue for patients like Maryanne Perry, who depends on a prescription inhaler for her...
Another American tourist died this week at a resort in the Dominican Republic. Leyla Cox, 53, came to the island on June 5 to celebrate her birthday. Her family said she was supposed to return home two days ago, but...
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill banning sanctuary cities in Florida Friday, following through with the campaign promise he made to sign this ban into law. MORE: SB 162 - Federal immigration Enforcement  "This is about the rule of law,” DeSantis said....

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