Tolls increase along Florida's Turnpike

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Get ready to pay a little more if you use Florida's Turnpike or the Sawgrass Expressway.    Tolls are set to rise at 6 a.m. on Sunday, June 24. &nb..
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A possible tornado rips through Charlotte County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- "I said, mom look at the radar...we're hanging on to our hats because it's coming," says Jennett Behnke.Jennett and her family took cover in their bathroom...
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Naples church relocates due to sink hole

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

NAPLES, Fla. - The members of Faith Community Church spent this Sunday morning away from their church home.  Small cracks in the foundation have turned into a big problem.&nbs..
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Cape Coral Elks Lodge celebrates Flag Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Elks Lodge celebrated Flag Day on Sunday with a ceremony and celebration. Flag Day falls on June 14th every year, but the Cape Coral Elks started t..
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House fire investigated as attempted murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - Collier County deputies are investigating a Golden Gate house fire as a case of attempted murder. Deputies arrested Lisa Lanham, 41, on multiple charges Su..
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Father and son dead in Port Charlotte shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has released the names of two men found shot to death in a Port Charlotte home on Friday. Detectives ide..
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Pedestrian hit and killed on Fowler Street

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On Friday, June 08, 2012 at 9:46 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a pedestrian related crash at Fowler and Hanson Street. The police investigat..
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Southwest Florida WWII vets take Honor Flight to D.C.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- 55 World War II veterans from Southwest Florida are spending the day Saturday at our nation's capitol, on an Honor Flight to tour the World War II memorial. The R..
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Obama campaign woos Hispanics with TV, radio ads

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Her Latin American background is clear in her speech as Lynnette Acosta talks about how President Barack Obama's health care plan could help a diabetic neigh..
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Charlotte deputies investigate deaths of 2 men

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Officereceived a call Friday at 6:23 p.m. to 1145 Inverness Street in Port Charlotte in regards to a death investigation. Deput..
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Naples girl battling cancer dreams of meeting Justin Bieber

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - A little girl from Naples has a big wish. Now, friends, family and even strangers all across the country are making it their mission, to make sure her dream comes tru..
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Local man featured in Lebron James book

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As Lebron James and the Miami Heat get ready for Saturday's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, a Southwest Florida man will be watching closely. That's beca..
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Pine Island's Meals on Wheels program soon expanding

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

PINE ISLAND, Fla. - A bit of an unusual twist for one organization. Pine Island's Meals on Wheels program doesn't need more volunteers, it needs more recipients. It's al..
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Lee to consider bi-weekly commission meetings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County will consider going to bi-weekly meetings of commissioners, after decades of having meetings every week. Some call it stream-lining government; others ..
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Authorities comb Fla. site of family's plane crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - Florida crews have apparently recovered the body of a 13-year-old Kansas boy who was killed with his parents and three siblings when the single-engine pl..
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CCSO searches for suspect who attempted an abduction

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives were searching for a man who tried to force a woman into his vehicle while she was walking in Golden Gate on Friday afternoon. The Collier County S..
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Lee Co. man accused of cashing check that wasn't his

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A former Lee County business owner is under arrest after he cashed a check that wasn't his. In November 2009, 57-year-old Kean Boyer sold his business, Southwest ..
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Hundreds gather in Naples for religious freedom rally

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- At least 1,000 protesters gathered in Naples to rally against a federal provision that would require Catholic institutions to provide birth control coverage in health..
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CCSO checks area businesses for alcohol sales to minors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Seventy-six out of 86 businesses visited Thursday during an underage alcohol enforcement operation properly checked IDs and refused to sell alcohol to minors...
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1 dead in Fort Myers shooting, suspect on the loose

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police are searching for the suspect who killed one person and damaged a vehicle with gunfire Friday afternoon. The victim has been identified as 27-ye..
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