'Bath salts' possibly to blame for Miami face-eating attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A crazed Miami man was shot dead by police Monday, but not before ripping apart a homeless man's face... with just his teeth.We're learning what could have lead to the bloodshed. O..
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'Explosive' new billboard turns heads

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An "explosive" advertisement near the beaches of Lee County is reminding Southwest Floridians of a dark chapter for the Gulf Coast. The billboard is certainly eye..
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Cape firefighters dive train to prepare for cars in canals

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral has 400 miles of canals, more than Venice, Italy. And every year the fire department responds to dozens of calls of cars in those canals. Firefighters..
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Friends remember 16-year-old killed in Collier crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NAPLES, Fla.- 16-year-old Daileen Alfonso was killed Tuesday afternoon when she ran a red light at U.S. 41 and Manatee Road. She was a sophomore at Palmetto Ridge High School. Toda..
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Lee County class of 2012 earns $44.2 million in scholarships

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Thousands of Lee County seniors are heading off to college in the fall, some of them for free. The class of 2012 earned more than $44 million in scholarship mone..
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Ft. Myers firefighters use Knox Boxes to help save lives

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Firefighters say during an emergency where there's a will, there's a way.  Now, however, they're armed with a new tool to get into your home witho..
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LCEC warns residents of bill payment scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- LCEC is notifying customers of a phony bill payment scam that has taken place nationwide over the last few weeks. Thieves are pulling out all the stops incl..
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Fla. candidate legally changes name to web address

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is letting a congressional candidate put the name of his web address on the ballot.    Why? Because Eddie Gonzalez went before a Mia..
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Collier County collision leads to serious injuries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NAPLES, Fla.- An accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of SR-951 and Manatee Road left two people injured Wednesday morning.  The 20-year-old driver of a Ford se..
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Missing 80-yr.-old man has been located

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: Bernard Tesoriere has been located and is safe. Lee County deputies are searching for a Fort Myers man who hasn't been seen or heard from since Saturday m..
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SWAT raids Pt. Charlotte home, 2 arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives, aided by the SWAT team, raided a Port Charlotte home Wednesday morning at 2226 Hayworth Road and made two drug arrests...
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LSCO investigates job ad scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A woman answered an ad in the Lee County Shopper for a position as a personal assistant only to find that the ad was a scam, and her bank account was wiped c..
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Man faces DUI charges after causing motorcycle crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jonathon Moore, 27, was arrested and is facing DUI charges after causing a motorcycle to crash on Tuesday evening.  According to a witness, Moore t..
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Cooking oil converted into cash for the Chapin Food Bank

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local company is joining with the Harry Chapin Food Bank to convert cooking oil into money. The food bank can use the cash to buy commodities to feed hungry peo..
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Tampa woman allegedly steals identities of 55 victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Michelle Dennison, 27, of Tampa, Fla. was arrested Tuesday afternoon and is facing charges of fraud and drug possesion.  The suspect was pulled..
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Marco Police recover stolen boat and caution residents

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- On May 29th, at 6:00 a.m., the Marco Island Police Department received a report of a suspicious vessel in the 1500 block of Caxambas Ct. A resident had observed..
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LCSO seeks identity of convenience store robber

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies are searching for the man that robbed a San Carlos Park convenience store of cash and smokes. Deputies responded to the Valero gas station at 18960 South..
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3 Remain in search for Edison State College president

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Edison State College is whittling away the candidates for the school's president position. Only three people remain in the search. Edison officials are saying the..
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Brian Casey sentenced to life without parole

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Brian Casey was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences without parole late Wednesday afternoon. Casey's convicted of murdering South Fort Myers salesman Ryan..
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Suspect charged in 7-11 robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 44-year-old Elvin Thomas for allegedly robbing the 7-Eleven on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the..
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