Lee DOT proposes roundabout on Beth Stacey Boulevard

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Proposed changes to a Lehigh Acres intersection are getting mixed reviews from drivers in the area. Lee County DOT is planning a roundabout at Beth Stacey Boulev..
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Fla. killer executed for teen girl's 1983 killing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STARKE, Fla. (AP) - A killer who alarmed a Florida coastal community with a string of killings nearly 30 years ago has been executed for a girl's slaying in 1983.    ..
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Lehigh man arrested in connection with starvation of 2 dogs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man has been charged in connection with the starvation of two pet dogs left in his care. Kevin James Gdowik of 2808 West 23rd Street in Lehigh Ac..
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Fire comes close to homes in Lehigh Acres

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Crews battled a brush fire at 2207 Armour Lane and Bolt Lane in Lehigh Acres on thursday afternoon. The one and a half-acre fire is out at this time, but caused..
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Cape Coral seniors learn to protect against scams, fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral police say now, more than ever, seniors are falling prey to scams. But some local seniors have armed themselves with information to protect against fra..
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Fresh water could be coming soon to Caloosahatchee River

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The South Florida Water Management District is studying ways to get some fresh water into the Caloosahatchee River from Lake Okeechobee. The district apparently i..
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CCSO search for East Naples bank robber

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies are searching for a man who robbed an East Naples bank Thursday afternoon. The robbery was reported at 3:33 p.m. at Wells Fargo Bank, located at 72..
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List of possible victims grows to 578 in tax fraud case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A traffic stop on Interstate 75 on Wednesday turned up dozens of fraudulent tax returns and resulted in the arrest of a Miami-Dade County woman. Debbie Jean ..
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Man dies while trimming trees on Ft. Myers Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies are confirming they are working a death investigation on Shrimp Boat Lane, just off Main Street, before you take the bridge onto For..
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Man guilty in elderly man's fatal beating

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been convicted in the fatal beaten of an elderly man who authorities say was mistaken for a sex offender.    An Orange..
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Zimmerman makes court appearance in Fla. shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has made his first court appearance on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.&nbs..
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Head-on collision leaves 2 injured in Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An early morning crash in Fort Myers on Thursday left a 21-year-old in critical condition. Eric Judson Wolfe was driving a Dodge Dakota on Joel Blvd. when he coll..
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Woman injured by object tossed from school bus

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida teen has been arrested after deputies say he threw a large jaw breaker candy out of a school bus window and hit a passing motorist i..
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SCSO investigates officer-involved shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has charged 49-year-old William F. Case with Attempted Murder in connection with today’s officer involved shooting in Sar..
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Fla. courts struggle with juvenile sentencing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida appellate court says 80 years is too long to keep a juvenile locked up for a non-homicide crime.    The ruling Thursday puts the 1..
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CCSO warns residents of smoke from large, northern fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is advising motorists and residents that a huge 35,000-acre fire in the northern part of Florida is starting to move a..
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Desoto teacher accused of sexual battery on a student

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- A Desoto County High School teacher was arrested Wednesday for sexual battery on one of his female students from 2009 through 2010. Luis Alvarez was arrested i..
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N. Ft. Myers father fights to keep daughter's killer in jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - Anthony Montelaro made his way out of the Justice building in downtown Fort Myers yesterday with his son by his side. Both had just taken part in a tele conference..
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Charges dropped against Occupy protester

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped all charges against an Occupy Sarasota activist arrested for writing chalk slogans on the sidewalk in a city park.    ..
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4 Arrested in Army/Navy store burglary & home invasion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives have made four arrests in the Feb. 8 burglary and theft of 25 weapons from the Army/Navy store, 273..
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