Victim's family awaits answers in January homicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Family and friends are still hoping for answers in Lee County's first homicide of the year. Michael Johnson, 39, of Clewiston, was found dead in Lehigh Acres o..
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Severely injured bicyclist cited in traffic crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.-The Florida Highway Patrol says a bicyclist is at fault for the accident that left her pinned under a Collier County work truck. The crash happened on February 29th at..
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Homeowners and developers at odds over master plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

ESTERO, Fla.- It was standing room only Monday night as hundreds of homeowners confronted the developers of their subdivision. Residents of the Bella Terra subdivision in Estero sa..
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Parks closes following raccoon attacks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - A Merritt Island park has been closed after two raccoon attacks last week.    Officials say a raccoon scratched and bit a woman who was e..
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Man allegedly goes clubbing & leaves kids in the car

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 27-year-old Tomas Martinez on Sunday after he left four children, under 3 years of age, in an unlocked vehicle in the parking lot of Cl..
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3rd Teen arrested in Pt. Charlotte armed home invasion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested the third teen in connection with the Apr. 8 armed home invasion robbery in the 18400 block of Robinson Avenue ..
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3 Arrested for hosting teen 'fight club' in their home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Angela Harrison, Brandon Harrison and Brandon's 17-year-old stepson on Friday for hosting an illegal "fight club" in thei..
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Police investigate rooftop blast in Tampa Bay area

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Police are investigating a rooftop explosion that rocked a Tampa Bay-area neighborhood.    Tarpon Springs Police say two people were inju..
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Family, cops search for answers in woman's death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Family members say they're looking for answers after 46-year-old Andrea Sheldon was shot and killed by sheriff's deputies in northeast Florida. &nbs..
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FCAT testing begins in Fla. schools

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - It's FCAT week for students across Florida.    Students in elementary, middle and high school are required to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment ..
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12 Arrested during driver's license checkpoints

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday, the Fort Myers Police Department conducted two driver’s license checkpoints in the City. Police came in contact with 1,870 vehicles. All vehicles..
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FMPD invesitgate a shooting near Jackson and Maple

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a Fort Myers man early Sunday morning. On Sunday, at 1:31 a.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded ..
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Young girls say taxi driver smoked pot with them 30 times

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a taxi driver for providing four girls ages 12 to 14 with marijuana, cigarettes and alc..
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Orlando Flight Grounded

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

LONDON (AP) - London's Gatwick Airport is closed after a Virgin Atlantic flight from Britain to Florida made an emergency landing Monday because of a "technical problem" on board t..
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Brush fire in Picayune Strand now fully contained

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Forest Service says a brush fire burning in the Picayune Strand State Forest is now 100% contained. As of 9:30pm Sunday, the fire was reported to..
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Bicyclists find 2 burning bodies along central Fla. trail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two bicyclists on an early-morning ride in central Florida found two burning bodies along their trail. Orange County Sheriff's Office Capt. Ang..
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Bill Cosby: Trayvon Martin case about guns, not race

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Actor and comedian Bill Cosby says the debate over the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer should be focused on guns, not race. In an inte..
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Missing Port Charlotte man found alive after a week

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a missing 63 year-old man has been found alive and well. Deputies say Thomas O'Brien voluntarily walked away from ..
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Neighbor says accused teen murder suspect 'a normal kid'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla - "He used to get up late and I would drive him to school. Like I said, to me he wasn't a bad kid. He was a very nice kid."  That's how one neighbor describe..
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Searchers waited 5 days to look for missing Charlotte man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- On Friday a statewide silver alert went out from the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office. The alert said that a depressed 63 year old, Thomas O'Brien had gone mis..
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