Museum for veterans moves into new space in the Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral is becoming more veteran friendly. An old Sweetbay grocery store, off Leonard Street, is turning into a new museum for veterans. The store is being tra..
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9 More felony charges added to Army/Navy gunstore burglar

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives filed nine more felony charges on 21-year-old Sadikey Rolando Jennis for selling six of the weapons he stole from the Army/..
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East Lee County fire destroys 1 home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A transformer exploded Tuesday, causing downed powerlines. Those power lines sparked a brush fire near Orange River Rd. and River Grove Lane in east Lee County. B..
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Girl, 4, drowns in pool at central Fla. resort

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 4-year-old girl drowned in a pool at the Lake Buena Vista Resort and Spa near Orlando.    The Orange County Sheriff's..
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Principal accused of tampering with FCAT materials

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The principal of a Miami charter school has been accused of tampering with materials for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.    The Miami Herald ..
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Naples acupuncturist arrested for insurance fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE- Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Tuesday the arrest of a Naples acupuncturist for insurance fraud, grand theft and criminal use of personal ident..
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Fla. Gov. promises less budget vetoes this year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. JOHNS, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising a much lower number of budget vetoes during his second year in office.    Scott will sign a new $70 billi..
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State CFO Atwater says he's weighing Senate bid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater says he's considering entering the Republican primary for Senate.    Atwater tells The Palm B..
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Space shuttle Discovery lands at new home near DC

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery has landed at Washington Dulles International Airport, where its wheels will stop for the last time at the Smithsonian.   &n..
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13-year-old arrested for stealing handgun from neighbor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 13-year-old boy Monday night for stealing a .380 caliber handgun from a neighbor’s home. The Port Charl..
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Cape PD arrests serial burglar

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Detectives have arrested a serial burglar responsible for multiple residential break-ins, specifically vacation rental homes. Over the past seve..
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Car crashes into Fort Myers animal hospital

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A man in his 70's drove his car into the Animal General Hospital, located at 1701 Cypress Lakes Dr., Tuesday morning. No one was injured when the man hit the gas ..
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Suspect arrested in Easter murder case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- An arrest has been made in the Easter morning murder on Broadway Avenue in Fort Myers.  Jamaal Dixon, 29, of 4815 30th St. SW in Lehigh Acres, was taken in..
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Victim's family awaits answers in January homicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Family and friends are still hoping for answers in Lee County's first homicide of the year. Michael Johnson, 39, of Clewiston, was found dead in Lehigh Acres o..
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Severely injured bicyclist cited in traffic crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.-The Florida Highway Patrol says a bicyclist is at fault for the accident that left her pinned under a Collier County work truck. The crash happened on February 29th at..
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Homeowners and developers at odds over master plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

ESTERO, Fla.- It was standing room only Monday night as hundreds of homeowners confronted the developers of their subdivision. Residents of the Bella Terra subdivision in Estero sa..
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Parks closes following raccoon attacks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - A Merritt Island park has been closed after two raccoon attacks last week.    Officials say a raccoon scratched and bit a woman who was e..
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Man allegedly goes clubbing & leaves kids in the car

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 27-year-old Tomas Martinez on Sunday after he left four children, under 3 years of age, in an unlocked vehicle in the parking lot of Cl..
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3rd Teen arrested in Pt. Charlotte armed home invasion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested the third teen in connection with the Apr. 8 armed home invasion robbery in the 18400 block of Robinson Avenue ..
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3 Arrested for hosting teen 'fight club' in their home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Angela Harrison, Brandon Harrison and Brandon's 17-year-old stepson on Friday for hosting an illegal "fight club" in thei..
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