RSW uses bird dog to chase birds from airfield

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- We've heard a lot about bird strike cases at airports across the country lately. Last month there were two in just one week, causing big passenger jets to make em..
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Canine massage school opens in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - We all could use a good massage every now and again, but have you ever thought about your dog?They like them too!  There's a new school in Cape Coral that i..
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HUGE gas giveaway

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Kia Dealership Owner Billy Fucillo paid it forward at the pump by giving away free gas. He teamed up with 96K Rock to announce a secret location. People started w..
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Family: Disband FAMU marching band to halt hazing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - The family of the Florida A&M University drum major who died in a hazing incident says the school should disband the famed marching band.    Pam C..
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CDC links eye infections to troubled Fla. pharmacy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Federal health officials have confirmed 33 cases of a rare fungal eye infection across seven states. The patients were allegedly exposed to products mixed in a pharmac..
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Tourism director resigns after buying yacht

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle county's tourism director has resigned after using $710,000 in bed tax money to buy a luxury yacht.    The Northwest Florida ..
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I-75 reopens after 9.5-hour closure from overturned tanker

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Southbound I-75 has reopened, after an overturned gas tanker shutdown a portion of the interstate in Charlotte County for nearly ten hours on Thursday.The d..
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CCSO collects 1,000 lbs. of medications in April

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with Drug Free Collier, collected nearly 1,000 pounds of unused, unwanted and expired medications during a..
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CCSO warns lawn care businesses of recent crimes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is urging lawn care businesses to heighten their security to help fight an upward trend of burglaries targeting thes..
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FMPD ask SWFL's help in identifying burglary suspects

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Fort Myers police are looking for two male burglary suspects. On Tuesday, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a burglary at the Carnival Grocery Store l..
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Fuel tanker flips over in Charlotte County, shuts I-75

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 will remain closed as crews clean up fuel that leaked from an overturned tanker truck..
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Worries about complacency bring hurricane director here

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Bill Read, director of the National Hurricane Center, travelled to Lee County to urge people to be prepared for the upcoming hurricane season. Read says people must at least know h..
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National Hurricane Center Director speaks with WINK

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read speaks with meteorologist Katie Walls about the upcoming hurricane season.
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Teens make first appearance in Lehigh double murder case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The two teens accused of gunning down their schoolmate and his mother made two court appearances Thursday morning. Both Justin Wirth and Clayton Combs have been i..
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Lehigh woman with dementia found safely

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LLE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: Helen Laidlaw has been located.  The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has issued this Silver Alert for a missing Lehigh Acres resident. Helen Rosser..
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Bush's bond reduced in DUI hit and run case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Tampa Bay Rays minor league pitcher Matt Bush got his wish in court Thursday. Judge John Duryea lowered the pitchers bail. Bush has been sitting in the Charlotte..
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Trio of thieves targets Bealls Outlet stores

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On April 20, just before 5:00 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a grand theft from the Bealls Outlet, located 13300 S. on Cleve..
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Golden Gate fire leaves 4 parrots dead

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

GOLDEN GATE, Fla.- A Golden Gate Estates family is without a home after a fire destroyed it and killed four of their pets. According to the fire department, it happened around 8:30..
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2 beach-front mansion sales break records

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Two beach-front mansions in Naples recently sold for record-setting prices.    Officials say one of the estates brought in $47.3 million in an al..
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Fla. Gov. to announce new way to track emails

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is announcing a new plan to keep track of state government emails. Scott is scheduled to discuss "Project Sunburst" on Thursday. Th..
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