Central Fla. woman dies in house fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida woman died in an early-morning house fire.    The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/Nxb5CF ) reports the home was engulfed in fl..
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Suspect detained in Cape Coral bank robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police has a subject detained matching the description of the suspect in this morning's bank robbery. The investigation continues and officers ask that..
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Marco residents to vote on 24 hour clinic in August election

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

MARCO ISLAND, Fla - Marco Island City leaders and representatives from Physicians Regional Medical Center are expected to speak at a press conference Friday morning at 10:00. Just ..
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Naples Police on the scene of a death investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - Naples Police are on the scene of a death investigation at 491 17th Avenue South in Aqualane Shores. Police are releasing very few details at this time by Lt. John Ba..
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Lee Co Sheriff shoots down private business proposal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - Ken Silver runs Gun School. The company cerifies private citizens to carry concealed weapons. Silver has made several requests to use Lee County's gun range as a p..
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Changes to Bright Futures scholarship surprise some students

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Many college students are heading back to higher tuition rates, and some are counting on scholarships to help ease the blow. But with classes starting in a few w..
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Man killed after crashing into Lehigh home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Speed may have caused a man to lose control of his car and crash into a Lehigh Acres home.  Florida Highway Patrol says 30-year old Jaime Giron Cardona, a..
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Cape cutting wildfire risk by chopping trees in Oasis Woods

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The city of Cape Coral's effort to reduce the risk of wildfire. Crews spent the day cutting down invasive trees in the Oasis Woods bordering neighborhoods and sc..
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Call for Action: Misuse of 911

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Your cell phone rings.  Nobody is on the other end talking.  You've been butt dialed.  Somewhere, somehow, somebody's cell phone unintentionally ..
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Gator attack victim has long road to recovery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

FORT MYERS-Fla.- For 11 years, Peter DiPaolo has fit people like Fred Langdale with prosthetic arms. He is confident Langdale will progress fast once he has his new limb. "I&n..
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Crime scene photos released in Lehigh double murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Crime scene photos were released Thursday in the double murder of a Lehigh Acres woman and her teenage son. Most of the pictures are too graphic to air on TV, but..
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Despite homicides, crime down in Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. -Even with a recent uptick in murders within the city limits, overall a new mid-year report shows overall crime has decreased.Crime is down in the City of Fort Mye..
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Miami teen recused from Hawaii surf recovering

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - A Florida teen rescued when he was swept out to sea in Hawaii says he's lucky to be alive.    It's been about week since a tour guide jumped into dan..
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Teen hopes to avoid life term in parents' deaths

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Port St. Lucie teen accused of bludgeoning his parents with a hammer believes he has "such a strong defense" he'll reach a plea deal to avoid a life ..
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New motion seats enhance Bonita movie theater experience

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- The Frank Theaters in Bonita Springs is unveiling a new movie going experience called "DBOX" seats. These motion seats interact with the film using code built..
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Marco Island meets to discuss health care expansion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- The city of Marco Island is making moves toward expanding health care services on the island. Friday morning, city leaders will meet to discuss a referendu..
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Suspect steals wheelchair lift from elderly woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies are searching for the suspect, or suspects, who stole a wheelchair lift and generator motors from a 72-year-old woman. The victim re..
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Plane diverted to Miami due to cabin pressure

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - An American Airlines flight headed to Los Angeles has been diverted to Miami International Airport after reports of problems with pressure in the cabin.   &n..
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More documents released in Trayvon Martin case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Sanford police officers gave conflicting accounts of an ex-neighborhood watch leader's injuries in the minutes after he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin..
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Mental experts testify in Fla. teen beating trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Mental health experts are testifying about the deep impact of trauma on the psyche of a Florida teenager on trial for a brutal attack that nearly kille..
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