Pine Island residents prepare for Isaac

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

PINE ISLAND, Fla. - Preparations on Pine Island. Residents don't need to evacuate, but that didn't stop many from stocking up on sandbags and supplies. As Isaac moves closer to sou..
Read More

Woman found shot multiple times in Orlando homes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orange County Sheriff's deputies responding to an alarm found a woman who had been shot multiple times in a bedroom.    Deputies say a 2-year-ol..
Read More

Isaac prompts hurricane warnings from La. to Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane warnings have been issued for an area stretching from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle as Isaac churns toward the Gulf Coast.    The warning..
Read More

Romney hopes those in Florida storm path are fine

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Mitt Romney says he hopes everyone in Florida and the path of Tropical Storm Isaac is fine.    He says he's concerned about the people who are..
Read More

Couple arrested on narcotics and child neglect charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a Port Charlotte couple for child neglect and for multiple drug charges Saturday after deputies ..
Read More

Lee EOC lifts mandatory evacuations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The Lee County Emergency Operations Center has rescinded the mandatory evacuation orders, effective immediately, for the following areas of Lee County: Bonita BeachFort Myers Beach..
Read More

Area business and office closings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

Closings and Delays for Monday, August 27: Lee Memorial Health System's Regional Cancer Center Lee Physician Group offices will open at 10 a.m. Lee Memorial Health System will..
Read More

RSW canceling flights ahead of Isaac

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

For the most up-to-date information on any impact by Tropical Storm Isaac to flights at RSW, we recommend that you contact your carrier directly. For airline websites and phone num..
Read More

Trash pick up suspended

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

All trash and recycling pick-up in Collier and DeSoto Counties has been suspended for Monday. If you live in these counties, do not set out collection containers.  A..
Read More

Lee County Evacuation Announcement This Morning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

The Lee County EOC will announce this morning that if the projected 5-7 foot storm surge is still in the forecast, it will call for MANDATORY EVACUATIONS for parts of the county.&n..
Read More

Latest update on Tropical Storm Isaac

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

8am Isaac getting a little better organized as it moves west-northwestward over the eastern Gulf of Mexico. location...25.7n 84.7wabout 185 mi.. wsw of Fort Myers, Floridaabout 360..
Read More

Storm surge a concern in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The National Weather Service predicts that at its most intense point, areas like Marco Island and Everglades City could see storm surge of 5 to 7 feet. ..
Read More

Potential evacuations in Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Lee County EOC announces that if the projected 5-7 foot storm surge is still in the forecast tomorrow morning, it will call for mandatory evacuations for pa..
Read More

Republicans delay convention because of Isaac

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Republican Party will delay the bulk of its convention until Tuesday afternoon because of the severe weather forecast from Isaac. That's according to Re..
Read More

Mosquito spraying done in Florida ahead of storm

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

PINE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Mosquito control departments throughout the state are preparing for Tropical Storm Isaac. Helicopters sprayed through the air over Pine Island and Lit..
Read More

Charlotte County Public Schools are closed Monday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Charlotte County Public Schools are closed Monday, August 27. As of this time, schools and buses will also be on a two hour delay on Tuesday, August 28.&n..
Read More

Lee County Public Schools are closed Monday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Lee County District schools and offices are closed Monday, August 27.  The District has been in close communication with Lee County Emergency Management of..
Read More

Collier County emergency number

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Collier County Emergency Management activated an Emergency Information Hotline to answer questions related to Tropical Storm Isaac.  The numb..
Read More

Collier County declares a state of emergency

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Friday afternoon Collier County Commissioners declared a state of emergency. Emergency Management officials have also put voluntary evacuations in place for l..
Read More

Home Depot restocks plywood for storm preps

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

FORT MYERS, Fl. - With so many people are preparing for this storm, some home improvement stores had to call extra shipments to restock their supplies Friday.  Customers ..
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×