Fla man allegedly held 6 children at gunpoint

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOUTHPORT, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle man is in jail after allegedly holding six children at gunpoint for turning their off-road vehicle around in his driveway.   &n..
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Inmate who left Fla work release center captured

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate who walked away from a state work release center in Florida's Panhandle has been captured.    According to authori..
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1 dead after shooting outside Orlando nightclub

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Police say one person is dead after a shooting outside an Orlando nightclub.    According to police, off-duty officers working security broke up..
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Lawnmower racing hits the track in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The drivers of Grasscar hit the track this weekend for their monthly lawnmower races.  This is anything but your typical afternoon on a riding mower.  ..
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Franchising growing in SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, Fla. - A new study by the International Franchise Association finds franchising is expected to grow nationwide this year, and Southwest Florida is no e..
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Collier County launches Smart911

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Collier County has launched a new program that could save valuable minutes in an emergency. It's called Smart911. All residents need to do is go online to www..
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Cape Coral, Fort Myers make list of top retirement cities

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It's no surprise that Southwest Florida is a popular spot for people to retire. Now, two of our cities are getting some national recognition by Forbes Magazine. ..
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Proposed Estero Walmart gets mixed reviews

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A new Walmart store is coming to Estero, but residents are giving mixed reviews about the proposal. Company representatives have been in discussions with the com..
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Suspicious package defused at Cape gas station

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It was a hectic scene at a Cape Coral gas station Thursday night after someone spotted what potentially could have be a dangerous, even explosive item. It happen..
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Cape Marines to run 641 miles for Wounded Warrior Project

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Two Cape Coral Marines are about to tackle an exhausting task: running more than 600 miles! It's all to raise awareness and money for the nonprofit Wounded Warr..
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Boy with rare disorder returns home after transplant

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

NAPLES, Fla. - A Collier County boy, who received a life-saving bone marrow transplant, has reunited with his family."It's just so good to be home after you're gone so long yo..
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CCSO locates missing man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's off-duty detective spotted the 60 year old missing and endangered man at 6:45 p.m. this evening. He was sitting on a bench in fro..
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Small brush fire scares a homeowner in Lehigh

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A brush fire at 2919 26TH St. W. in Lehigh Acres has been contained. Lee Control reported that the flames came within 40 feet of a home.  
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Child on a bicycle struck by vehicle in Lehigh Acres

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A child on a bicycle was hit by a car on 8th St. SW and Terry Ave. S. in Lehigh Acres Thursday afternoon. The victim has been identified as 12-year-old Estherso..
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DCF helps educate public on World Abuse Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Thursday is World Abuse Day. The day has been designated to help the millions of elderly or disabled people around the world, who are abused or neglected. In the..
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Ultralight plane crashes into water near St. Pete

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Two people were injured when their ultralight plane crashed into Tampa Bay.    The crash happened Thursday afternoon.    S..
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Charlotte Co. war hero gets medals 60 years later

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- It would be real easy to call 91-year-old Paul Grube a war hero. Grube served and fought in the African Theatre in World War II. "I remember being shot at that so..
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Burned Fla. teen thought he would die from attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teenager who was doused with alcohol and set ablaze by middle school classmates testified that he thought he was going to die and feare..
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Governor Rick Scott says he was victim of voter roll mistake

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott is saying he was a victim of confusion over legal voters in Collier County about six years ago. Scott is leading an effort to rid voter ro..
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Deputy escapes charges in molestation case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - No charges will be filed against a Sarasota sheriff's captain accused of molesting an underage girl two decades ago.    A Florida Department of..
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