Brush fire leaves road closed in Collier Co.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GOLDEN GATE, Fla.- A brush fire has led to a road closure at 6th Ave SE and 8th Ave SE, west of Everglades Blvd S. The Collier County Sheriffs Office is only allowing residents thr..
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New medical technology saves grandmother

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- Vivian Vickery is thankful for her second chance at life. A few weeks ago, she went into cardiac arrest while sleeping and she was alone. "All of a sudden&nbs..
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Collier commissioners vote down fire/EMS ballot question

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County voters will not have a chance to give their opinion on merging the county's fire and EMS agencies during this year's primary election. Tuesday..
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Shots fired at CCSO deputies could have been fatal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives were finally able to get into the home by mid-morning Tuesday after shots were fired Monday even..
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10 Vehicles and tool boxes burglarized in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Lee County deputy was called to Enterprise Parkway in reference to a burglary and multiple thefts on Monday. An unknown suspect(s) gained entrance to the proper..
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South Marco Island beach to receive erosion relief

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - Four years after Tropical Storm Fay critically-eroded South Marco Island beach, it could soon get relief. Tuesday, Collier County commissioners voted to add mo..
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Collier County to revisit Immokalee master plan amendments

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - After voting it down five months ago, Collier County commissioners will revisit proposed changes to Immokalee's Master Plan. The suggested revisions, which a..
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328 Grams of pot seized, 2 arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- A total of 148 grams of pre-packaged marijuana were seized from an Englewood home on Monday, along with multiple smoking pipes, and a digital scale. Travis Wayne L..
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LCSO discover stolen church bus, while on separate call

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies were called to Cemex plant in Cape Coral Monday when a supervisor noticed a rust color shipping crate was missing, but found a stole..
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Brian Casey back in court for second murder charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Convicted killer Brian Casey was back in court Tuesday, this time, for the death of Larrick Sikes. Just last week, Casey was convicted of a separate killing, the ..
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Power failure causes flight delays

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A power failure at a radar center in Jacksonville is delaying flights across the Southeast, including in Fort Myers. If you're expecting someone in or flying out ..
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LCSO locate endangered missing man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- UPDATE: Mr. Beiermeister has been located and is safe. Lee County deputies are searching for a Lehigh Acres man missing since Monday. Family members of 32-..
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Fla. Gov. started push to remove voters from rolls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is the reason the state is trying to identify and purge non-U.S. citizens from the voter rolls.    Former Secretary ..
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Firefighters train to spot arson for profit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Fire investigators say arson causes millions of dollars in damage each year and can cost everyone more in insurance premiums. It's one of the hardest crimes to so..
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Shielding social networking from Google

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

Many people are finding their social networking profiles are some of the first results when searching their names using Google.  You can stop that from happening with a few si..
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Boat capsizes in the harbor near Midpoint Bridge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A boat capsized Tuesday near the south side of the Midpoint bridge.  A Lee County Department Of Transportation boat was conducting inspections on the bridge ..
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Thief arrested, uses taxi as getaway car

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte woman for stealing a TV and plants Monday from Wal-Mart in Punta Gorda. She used a taxi to taker he..
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Couple accused of stealing bags from airports

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a couple they say brazenly stole luggage from airport carousels.    They were accused Sunday of stealing bags ..
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Man gets 22-plus years in fatal road rage crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A judge ordered a 48-year-old man to serve 22 ½ years in prison for a road rage crash that killed a 30-year-old woman.    Richard W..
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Romney, Scott see economic recovery differently

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Gov. Rick Scott's sunny view of Florida's economy stands in stark contrast to a darker message his party's presumptive presidential nominee, Mit..
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