Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will shed most of its North American car lineup as part of broad plan to save money and make the company more competitive in a fast-changing marketplace. The changes include getting rid of all...
With red tide still looming around Southwest Florida beaches, residents start to wonder who is responsible, and who pays for the dead fish cleaning up along the coast. "There's dead fish up and down the entire coast. Big ones, little...
Cape Coral Police Department is cracking down on the squatters living in abandoned boats floating in Bimini Basin. One major push for Cape Coral Police Department to get these people living on the abandoned boats out of the Bimini Basin...
A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta employees tied her to a wheelchair after the airline failed to provide her with the appropriate handicapped services her family had requested. Maria Saliagas was reportedly diagnosed with MS five years ago and...
The E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states, U.S. health officials said Wednesday. At least another 31 cases are believed to be tied to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona,...
A group of U.S. senators introduced legislation Wednesday that would provide more funding to research indicators of school shootings and train law enforcement across the country how to prevent tragedies like the shooting in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and teachers were killed. Florida...
A court hearing on Tuesday revealed the Lee County Sheriff's Office is giving a monthly check to a key witness in the Teresa Sievers murder case. Teresa Sievers was found dead in June 2015 inside her Bonita Springs home. Her husband,...
The Florida Highway Patrol released a list of its "Most Wanted Fugitives" in the state. Six people on the list were wanted for crashes in Southwest Florida: Alfredo Acevedo Alfredo Acevedo is wanted in connection with two counts of DUI Manslaughter, two...
Living through the devastation of Hurricane Charley in 2004 sparked an idea for a couple on Pine Island. Jay Nygard is the founder of Go Green Energy, which offers renewable and environmentally friendly technology. Jay and his wife, Kendall, never have...
Billy's creek has been plagued with water quality issues over the years due to high levels of bacteria and raw sewage making its way into the waterway. Water experts regularly sampling the creek say it's been contaminated for nearly two...
The Lee County School District has hired a new safety and security director to keep students safe. Rick Parfitt plans to implement new rules signed by Gov. Rick Scott after a school shooting on Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida killed...
The jury at Bill Cosby's sexual assault case began deliberating Wednesday in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, weighing charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home 14 years ago. The seven men...
Fort Myers Beach will celebrate film for five nights this week starting with Wednesday's free opening ceremony at the Beach Theater.  The Fort Myers Beach Film Festival is in its 12th year of featuring independent filmmakers and distributors on the...
Several Charlotte County hospitals received low ranking grades. The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization that grades hospitals nationwide, gave Bayfront Health locations in Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte a "D" grade. Fawcett Memorial Hospital received a "C," a grade lower...
No one ever thinks it will be them, a victim of a scam. That's what Linda Condon of Naples said as she took us through the last two days playing cat and mouse with a scammer. She's is still in utter...
The gunman accused of opening fire at a Dallas home improvement store - killing one police officer and critically injuring two others - was initially detained because he was acting suspiciously and may have tried to steal from the...
A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling and sadistic crime sprees of the 1970s and '80s - a string of at least 12 slayings and 45...
A 27-year-old man known as "Dirty Boy Obie" is accused of child pornography, according to a report from the Collier County Sheriff's Office. Kiel Patrick O'Brian, who lives on the 500 block of Rattlesnake-Hammock Road, was arrested Tuesday and faces 100...
A quarter-century after fleeing from the law, a man dubbed the last of Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” was sentenced Wednesday to 11 years in prison for playing a key role in one of the biggest drug trafficking operations of the...
Gas prices have hit a 40-month high in the Sunshine State, according to AAA. Florida residents can expect to spend more of it at the pump in upcoming weeks, according to experts. Right now, the average gallon of gas in Southwest...

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