Suncoast plants a community garden

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- People in Suncoast Estates in North Fort Myers are planting community garden beds. They want to grow food for the needy in the area, and teach people to sta..
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Wicked makes its way back to Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The crews of the production Wicked are transforming the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. The show starts its three-week run in Fort Myers on Wednesday. The u..
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Home Depot re-opens after suspicious package investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies investigated a suspicious package at the Home Depot on Pine Island Rd. on Tuesday morning. A shopper found an abandoned suitcase in the parking lot and c..
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Minor adjustment coming to hurricane wind scale

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Government forecasters are making minor changes to several of the categories in the system for describing hurricane strength.    The Saffir-Simpson Hurr..
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New claims cast Trayvon Martin as the aggressor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging t..
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Hurricane officials: No more tape for windows

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Officials with the National Hurricane Center have a message for residents living in hurricane-prone areas: Don't tape your windows.    Hurricane..
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South Fla. good Samaritan busted on drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - Good intentions led a South Florida man to jail.    Miramar police say that when 32-year-old Herbert Battle struck an 11-year-old boy with his m..
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Band leader gets 13 years for molesting students

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A former middle school band leader accused of molesting Palm Beach County students accepted a last-minute plea deal that will send him to prison for 13..
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Tampa store owner shoots, kills attempted robber

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa police say the owner of a grocery store shot and killed a 16-year-old boy during an attempted robbery.    Police spokeswoman Irene Thomas to..
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Deputies say dad defending family killed man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Investigators say a South Florida father shot and killed a man who was swinging a piece of wood at his wife and children.    Broward Sheri..
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Colombian drug lord gets 16+ years in US prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Colombian cocaine kingpin has been sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to U.S. drug trafficking charges.    A judg..
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Prosecutors get evidence in alleged hazing death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Detectives have turned over evidence to prosecutors in the alleged hazing death of a Florida A&M marching band member. The Ninth Circuit State Attorne..
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East Naples teens organize vigil for Trayvon Martin

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Millions of people gathered across the country to honor Trayvon Martin one month after he was shot to death in Sanford, Florida. A group from East Naples joined in t..
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Kanzius cancer treatment gets closer to human testing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - There's new headway in an experimental cancer treatment that's been called one of the most promising medical discoveries in the last 30 years. The Kanzius Ca..
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Students injured in school bus crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a school bus carrying about 35 elementary school students was involved in a crash with a semi-truck in St. Lucie County.    ..
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Suspects steal bikes from Performance Plus showroom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Earlier this month, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to Performance Plus located at 3322 Fowler Street in reference to a commercial burglary. Surveillan..
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Anonymous tip to FMPD prevents possible robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Sunday, the Fort Myers Police Department received information through Crime Stoppers about a possible robbery that would take place in the City. The anonymous ..
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Infant allegedly killed by father, mother released from jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The investigation into the death of an infant in North Fort Myers continues. The child's father is now behind bars for the crime. On Friday, tiny Jada Cantrell pa..
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Animal rescue fundraiser for boy, slain 20 years ago

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The family of Nathan Goldsberry is teaming with Spay-Lee, a rescue shelter, to honor the memory of the boy who was murdered in 1992. Nathan would have turned 34 n..
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Ft. Myers woman sentenced for her role in 2007 murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Lee County mother says her five-year-long nightmare is finally over. Both of her son's killers are now behind bars. Iris Moreland was sentenced to 40 years in p..
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