Police chief encourages public's help to stem violence

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police Chief Doug Baker insists the public needs to be part of the effort to solve-- and prevent-- violent crimes; especially now, after 12 homicides ..
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Church rallies in response to latest Fort Myers shootings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. -With 3 people murdered in Fort Myers in less than a week, family members, police, and community members are concerned. Cornerstone Ministries in the Dunbar neighb..
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Victims of early morning Fort Myers shooting identified

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Tuesday at 3:57 a.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shots fired call at 5237 Red Cedar Drive. Upon arrival officers located two people in a T..
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Clerks hoping for relief as frustration from delays set in

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The effects of the state budget are starting to be felt across the state. The Collier County Clerk of Courts says they're struggling to do the same amount of ..
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Community reacts to recent wave of violence

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Church communities are coming together to take a stand against recent violence in Fort Myers. It has plagued the Dunbar community, where many of this year's 12 ho..
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Thieves steal from local high school

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

FORT MYERS, Fla.- "I think it is really scary because I go to this school, " said Teya Leonard. The teen and her mom, Robin Leonard, are alarmed thieves would hit Gateway..
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Romney says Rubio being 'thoroughly vetted'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) - Mitt Romney says Florida. Sen. Marco Rubio is being "thoroughly vetted" for vice president.    The comments came Tuesday amid reports by ABC Ne..
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Fla. teen guilty of aggravated battery in burning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida jury has convicted a teenager of aggravated battery in an attack on a middle school classmate who was drenched in alcohol and set on fire.&nb..
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RSW leaders react to TSA investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Leaders with Southwest Florida International Airport react to a TSA investigation that terminated and suspended 42 TSA employees at RSW earlier th..
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Newspaper delivery woman alerts Cape neighbors to house fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- An early morning fire ripped through a Cape Coral home, destroying the building. It happened at 814 El Dorado Parkway East. Neighbors credit the quick thinki..
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Tropical Storm Chris swirls far from land

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Chris has formed off the coast of Newfoundland in the Atlantic Ocean but is no threat to land.    The National Hurricane ..
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Volunteer pilots save death-row pound pets through charity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Some pet-loving pilots are helping save the lives of pound pups by giving them a lift to no-kill shelters. More than 2,700 volunteers fly for the charity Pilots N Paw..
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Vehicle crashes into building on Cleveland Ave.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A woman drove her vehicle into The Little Red Schoolhouse building, located at 12000 S. Cleveland Ave. on Tuesday afternoon. The driver, a woman in her 90's,..
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CCSO arrests 5, seizes drugs, stolen handgun and $6,130

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE HAZE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by the SWAT team, Street Crimes Unit, Traffic and K9 Units, raided a Cape Haze home at 520 Coral Cre..
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Ex-Saint Hargrove says it's not his voice in clip

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Former Saints defensive end Anthony Hargrove says it's not his voice saying "Give me the money" in a video used by the NFL as evidence in its investigation of the N..
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Teen recovering after spear removed from his brain

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Doctors in Miami have successfully removed a spear accidentally shot through a teenager's skull during a spearfishing trip.    Yasser Lopez, 16, was in ..
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FGCU trustees approve tuition increase

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Florida Gulf Coast University trustees have approved a tuition hike proposal that will have students paying up to 14 percent more for their degree. The vote passe..
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Lee approves deal to keep MN Twins for 30 more years

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Commissioners have approved a conditional lease to keep the Minnesota Twins for spring training and player development, for another 30 years. One commissioner vot..
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Gateway Charter High robbed; iPads, laptop, cash stolen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies were called to Gateway Charter High School Monday regarding a burglary and grand theft. According to reports, unknown suspect(s) gained access into the..
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Captain to be released from hospital after alligator bite

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.- The airboat captain, who lost his hand to an alligator in Everglades City last week, is expected to be released from Tampa General Hospital on Thursday.A 9-f..
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