Harry Chapin Food Bank goes for $1 million prize

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Harry Chapin Food Bank in Fort Myers is asking everyone in the area to go online and register a vote in the Walmart "Fight Hunger" Challenge. The top communit..
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LCSO searches for vehicle involved in shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One person was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital after being shot in Fort Myers Wednesday afternoon. The shooting happened at 4805 Hager Courtwhere Lee Co..
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New scammers claim to be CCSO when calling

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is advising residents that CCSO is not soliciting funds for any drug program via telephone solicitations. Residents in the ..
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Cape murder suspect sentenced to life in prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Terry “Frankie” Ragland was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for the 2nd Degree Murder charge and 30 years for the Attempted Home Invasion cha..
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Judge refuses to dismiss Ex-Fla. ombudsman's suit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawsuit by Florida's ousted long-term care ombudsman will continue.    Circuit Judge James Shelfer denied motions by the state and two tra..
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Described as 'devil,' serial killer set to die

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former prosecutor Bob Stone remembers standing next to serial killer David Alan Gore in an orange grove while authorities dug up two of his six victims.&nbs..
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Questions remain in homicide of Lehigh mother & son

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Investigators have returned to a Lehigh Acres home where the bodies of a mother and son were found Monday night. The Lee County Sheriff's Office has yet to name..
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Local bodies of fresh water may harbor harmful algae

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Health Department is advising the public to be cautious before exposing themselves, pets or livestock to the brackish and fresh water of the Caloos..
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In a new Miami, praise for Castro opens old wounds

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen's comments professing admiration for Fidel Castro caused a bigger uproar than if the Miami baseball team had spent the entire season in l..
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Corkscrew re-opens after crash at Bella Terra

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A vehicle crash with injuries left the road blocked in both directions on Corkscrew Rd. at Bella Terra Blvd. in Estero. The roadway has been re-opened at this tim..
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Girl, 12, shot while walking down Fla. street

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 12-year-old girl was critically injured when she was shot while walking down a street in Palm Beach County.    Riviera Beach ..
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Speed limit drops on I-95 in Broward County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - You better hit the brakes if you drive on Interstate 95 in Broward County.    Starting April 17, the speed limit along the interstate th..
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Fla. GOP continue to outraise state Democrats

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Heading into a crucial election year, the two main political parties in Florida took large checks from gambling companies, insurers and other special inter..
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SeaWorld Orlando treating injured manatee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - SeaWorld Orlando officials say they're treating a 10-foot manatee that was rescued in central Florida.    Officials said the park's animal care ..
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Boat full of marijuana washes up on Palm Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A boat packed full of marijuana has washed ashore on Palm Beach.    Palm Beach Police say the boat was spotted at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday a..
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Victim identified in early morning shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The victim of a shooting that happened on Wednesday has been identified as 15-year-old Deontae Stittiams, of Fort Myers.  At 3:09 a.m., the Fort Myers Police..
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Cape Coral police say, "business did no wrong."

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - A Cape Coral merchant is thankful to have his reputation intact. David Stagman has owned Islands clothing and souvenier shop in Cape Harbour for the last 6 years. ..
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Collier County girl in a coma after getting hit by a car

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla -- A Golden Gate Estates girl is in critical condition after she was hit by a car while riding her bike over the weekend. The accident happened on 2nd Aven..
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Mother, son found dead inside Lehigh Acres home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- A mother and son found dead in their Lehigh Acres home and now more than 24 hours later, deputies haven't released anymore details about who their killer migh..
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Martin case prosecutor to make announcement soon

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin shooting case says she will make an announcement about the case within 72 hours. In a statement released late Tues..
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