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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Prosecutors: Teen planned to rob British tourists

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teen accused of killing two British tourists told a friend that he saw the victims walking in his neighborhood and intended to rob them - but the me..
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Fingerprints left behind lead to burglary suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a man in connection with two past home burglaries in northwest Port Charlotte; he was identified by fingerprint..
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92-year-old gets the ride of a lifetime

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Marvin Demanzuk, at 92 years old, still remembers the day he earned his Distinguished Flying Cross. “They opened up on us with searchlights and naval ..
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'Grapes & Apes' to be held at Naples Zoo

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NAPLES, Fla.- The Rotary Club of Naples’ Grapes and Apes event will be held at Naples Zoo on March 24th.  This fun evening of wine, great food, fabulous entertainers and..
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Law enforcement on the hunt for illegal handicapped parking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, Fl - Some in law enforcement say it's frustrating: pulling up next to cars illegally parked in handicapped spaces, but having few legal methods of finding out if the ha..
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Lee Memorial Hospital ranked the best of the best

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee Memorial Hospital is among the top 100 hospitals in the nation.  That's according to Health Grades 2012 America's Best Hospitals report.The hospital is..
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Fort Myers man charged with lewd & lascivious molestation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Fort Myers man is in the Lee County jail charged with lewd and lascivious molestation on a child under 12 years old.David Wesley Rodriguez, 57, was arrested o..
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Multi-agency insurance fraud bust leads to arrests in Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A major insurance fraud bust in Cape Coral lands four people in handcuffs.  Wednesday, Cape Coral police joined forces with state and federal agencies for ..
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Cape Coral man wants to pay police to catch speeding boaters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- Cape Coral residents are pleading with boaters to slow down in area canals. One man is so passionate about this, he says he will pay police out of pocket to ca..
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