A warm start normally means a hot finish and that rule applies today. Highs are expected to be even hotter than Thursday, with most locations topping out in the mid to upper 90's.
A jury was officially seated Friday evening in the trial of Punta Gorda Police Chief Tom Lewis.
The Dallas Zoo needed three things to make a viral video: a happy gorilla, a blue plastic pool, and some water. Add Michael Sembello's hit 'Maniac' from the 1980s and the result is pure joy.
You can already share highlights of your life on Snapchat, but now you can share your exact location too.
Crews are wrapping up hundreds of thousands of dollars in renovations at a Cape Coral golf course.
A defendant in the Lake Boyz case — and brother of NFL player Sammy Watkins — has been released after an appeals court ruling.
The Lee County NAACP says Fort Myers police is making the right changes after a scathing audit revealed disturbing allegations of racism and favoritism in the department.
Governor Rick Scott signed 38 bills into law Friday.
Collier County has lifted the health advisory for Naples Pier Beach after samplings show the bacteria range at "good" levels.
Deputies have confirmed that a North Fort Myers woman found dead inside her condo Wednesday morning was murdered.
The arsenic sludge dump in Dunbar will be remediated by the city of Fort Myers and will need input from you in the process, according to a plan announced Friday afternoon.
A 56-year-old Philadelphia man is facing multiple felony charges for attempting to lure what he thought was a 14-year-old girl into having a sexual encounter.
Seven children have been taken from a Florida apartment that was so filthy it was difficult for responding police officers to breathe.
New details have been released about the kidnapping of 14-year-old Jessica Matias-Francisco.
Representative Steve Scalise has been released from the ICU, according to NBC News.
A Lee County woman and her daughter are speaking out after being stuck in a Cuban airport for more than 10 hours.
At this point, home prices have been rising every month for more than five years. While that's good news for home sellers, buyers are having a tough time finding homes they can afford.
When Charlotte County deputies went undercover to catch a drug dealer in the act, they ended up finding someone who was also breaking parole.
Authorities say they did not see the teenage boy standing some 30 feet behind, who was struck down by a bullet that apparently bounced on the concrete and hit him in the chest.
Sears Holdings is closing an additional 20 money-losing stores, a sign of the mounting problems faced by the iconic but troubled retailer.
Authorities said Friday the fire was not set deliberately but started in a Hotpoint fridge-freezer that was not previously part of any product recall.
The going stayed tough over the past rain-filled week. But the tough go going with fish of all stripes.
There are heavy delays along the Midpoint Bridge following a single-vehicle crash.
A juror says after 52 hours of deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial outside Philadelphia refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian.
Online goliath Amazon recently entered that race by buying Whole Foods this week for a reported $13.9 billion.
He's wanted in as many as five states and has three active felony warrants in Lee County for grand theft.
In less than three hours and just a few miles apart, two gas stations on Del Prado Boulevard reported some fishy financial business going on.
A mother killed in Lehigh Acres is being remembered. The man who shares a daughter with Shantrese Gracia told us they're devastated by her loss.
Newly released police reports show the man who went on a deadly shooting spree in Cape Coral last June was with police hours before the rampage.
A former Lee County firefighter was sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a teenage girl on a party bus in Hendry County in 2013.
A Lee County woman lost $100,000 after falling victim to an email fraud scheme that targeted victims in Florida and Pennsylvania.
A Fort Myers teen taken from her home Monday morning was found safe 200 miles away.
A death investigation at a Lehigh Acres home Tuesday is now being classified as a homicide.
A 41-year-old man is accused of killing his 20-year-old son at their Lehigh Acres home Monday night.
A Florida man is in accused of fatally shooting a 19-year-old old recent high school graduate who was trying to sell his video games and console on Craigslist.
A Naples man received a 20-year sentence for possession of child pornography.
Deputies have released video of a terrifying robbery at a Golden Gate convenience store that they believe could be connected to others.
We hope you enjoy this slideshow of holiday displays around Southwest Florida submitted by our festive viewers.