Agencies release details in Cape Coral PIP fraud ring bust

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - We're learning more about Wednesday's massive insurance fraud bust in southwest Florida, where federal and local agencies raided two Cape Coral clinics. The agen..
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Abused women's shelter seeks donations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, FLa.- The Shelter For Abused Women and Children in Naples is putting out a plea for food donations. They're looking for non-perishable items like canned soup, vegetables, a..
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Private school dreams realized by Southwest Florida students

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- A business-funded scholarship program helping low-income families with private school tuition costs is expanding. Putting on private school uniforms is possible for 3..
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Motorcyclist hit by SUV that fled the scene in Murdock

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies are on scene of a motorcycle vs. black SUV that fled the area on U.S. 41 in front of Town Center Mall. The call was receiv..
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Cape Police bust meth lab, children taken from the home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Narcotics Detectives take down a suspected meth-lab. Detectives, Forensics Personnel and Hazmat Crews dismantled a meth manufacturing operation ..
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Local buildings among the state's best

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - It looks like a home built during the time of Old Florida, when homes on stilts filled fishing villages. But David Corban's home has plenty of modern day designs."As..
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Scholarship program helps low-income kids go to college

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A statewide scholarship program is giving hope to low-income students who make the grade when it comes to college, but don't have the cash to carry out their drea..
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Pt. Charlotte High School student arrested twice in 1 day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reports a Port Charlotte High School student was arrested this morning for having a marijuana bong in his backpack. At..
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Fla. police chief steps down temporarily

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The police chief at the center of a fatal neighborhood watch shooting says he is stepping down temporarily because he has become a distraction.   &nb..
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N. Ft. Myers woman finds pet goat decapitated

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriffs deputies are looking for the suspect who entered a North Fort Myers woman's property and killed one of her goats. On Tuesday, Brooke Tro..
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Punta Gorda airshow causes road closures

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office advises motorists that there will be a mandatory road closure around the Punta Gorda Airport the next three days during the..
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Man accused of falsely representing himself as a contractor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- A local man is in jail without bond after keeping a down payment for work never completed and falsely representing himself as a contractor. James Edward Dalton, ..
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Father of child who shot himself is charged with negligence

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Karl Graf was charged with negligence on March 20th after his two-year-old son shot himself in February. Graf reported to police that while he was cooking dinner ..
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Hundreds rally in NYC in memory of Trayvon Martin

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The parents of a black teenager shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in Florida told demonstrators in New York they will keep fighting to get just..
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Radiothon happening to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two Fort Myers radio stations teamed up to help raise money to fight childhood cancer. The WINK f.m. and 97.7 Latino radiothon took place on Thursday and Friday. ..
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PIP fraud ring busted in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces the unsealing of two indictments charging twelve individuals with charges including health care fraud, mail fra..
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Miami judge tosses case based on Stand Your Ground

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami judge tossed a second-degree murder case, citing Florida's Stand Your Ground law.    Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Beth Bloom granted 25-year-old Gre..
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Fla. man jailed after calling 911 on his wife

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is serving jail time - all because he wanted to check his Facebook page.    Problem was his wife wouldn't leave him alone. T..
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Fla. girl, 12, drowns during Spring Break outing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCKLAWAHA, Fla. (AP) - A day at the lake for some Spring Break fun turned tragic when a 12-year-old girl drowned.    Marion County Sheriff's spokeswoman Jenifer Lowe..
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'Stand Your Ground Law' at center of Fla. shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida is among 21 states with a "Stand Your Ground Law," which gives people wide latitude to use deadly force rather than retreat during a fight. The self-defense la..
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