Southwest Florida WWII vets take Honor Flight to D.C.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- 55 World War II veterans from Southwest Florida are spending the day Saturday at our nation's capitol, on an Honor Flight to tour the World War II memorial. The R..
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Obama campaign woos Hispanics with TV, radio ads

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Her Latin American background is clear in her speech as Lynnette Acosta talks about how President Barack Obama's health care plan could help a diabetic neigh..
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Charlotte deputies investigate deaths of 2 men

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Officereceived a call Friday at 6:23 p.m. to 1145 Inverness Street in Port Charlotte in regards to a death investigation. Deput..
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Naples girl battling cancer dreams of meeting Justin Bieber

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - A little girl from Naples has a big wish. Now, friends, family and even strangers all across the country are making it their mission, to make sure her dream comes tru..
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Local man featured in Lebron James book

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As Lebron James and the Miami Heat get ready for Saturday's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, a Southwest Florida man will be watching closely. That's beca..
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Pine Island's Meals on Wheels program soon expanding

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

PINE ISLAND, Fla. - A bit of an unusual twist for one organization. Pine Island's Meals on Wheels program doesn't need more volunteers, it needs more recipients. It's al..
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Lee to consider bi-weekly commission meetings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County will consider going to bi-weekly meetings of commissioners, after decades of having meetings every week. Some call it stream-lining government; others ..
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Authorities comb Fla. site of family's plane crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - Florida crews have apparently recovered the body of a 13-year-old Kansas boy who was killed with his parents and three siblings when the single-engine pl..
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CCSO searches for suspect who attempted an abduction

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives were searching for a man who tried to force a woman into his vehicle while she was walking in Golden Gate on Friday afternoon. The Collier County S..
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Lee Co. man accused of cashing check that wasn't his

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A former Lee County business owner is under arrest after he cashed a check that wasn't his. In November 2009, 57-year-old Kean Boyer sold his business, Southwest ..
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Hundreds gather in Naples for religious freedom rally

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- At least 1,000 protesters gathered in Naples to rally against a federal provision that would require Catholic institutions to provide birth control coverage in health..
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CCSO checks area businesses for alcohol sales to minors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Seventy-six out of 86 businesses visited Thursday during an underage alcohol enforcement operation properly checked IDs and refused to sell alcohol to minors...
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1 dead in Fort Myers shooting, suspect on the loose

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police are searching for the suspect who killed one person and damaged a vehicle with gunfire Friday afternoon. The victim has been identified as 27-ye..
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Elderly woman drowns in Bonita canal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- An elderly woman has drowned in a Bonita Springs canal Friday afternoon. Preliminary investigations show that the victim accidentally fell into the canal on t..
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Man accused of lewd behavior in front of a 15-year-old girl

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- Sanibel Police arrested a 60-year-old man for allegedly masturbating on the beach in front of a 15-year-old girl. The victim reported to police that while she was wa..
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Driver in critical condition after crash, family dog lost

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- 60-year-old Harry Vichosky is in critical condition after a crash on US 41 in North Fort Myers on Friday morning.  Vichosky hit a pedestrian and continued fo..
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Gov. Scott signs bills protecting crime victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, FLa.- Governor Scott was in Southwest Florida Friday to put his signature on a number of bills to help crime victims. It was standing room only as the Governor signed i..
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Woman accused of 2 stealing big TVs from Deep Creek Walmart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEEP CREEK, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives solved two cases of grand theft and arrested a woman for stealing two large televisions from Walmart at 375 Kings Highway in..
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Vehicle collides with an insurance office in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A BMW collided with an Allstate insurance office, located at Del Prado Blvd. S. at SE 28th Terrace. The elderly driver was on his way to pay his premium at the ti..
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CCSO arrests 4 for metal theft at a construction site

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested four men for stealing large sheets of steel at a construction site used to prevent cave-ins. Carlos Jackson Subel,..
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