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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Prosecutors opt for hazing charges in FAMU case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - There was no single blow, stomp or strike to Robert Champion's bruised and battered body that killed him as he was pummeled by fellow Florida A&M Universit..
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Mother, son set to graduate from UF

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - When 46-year-old Jean Fredin Lindsay gets her English degree from the University of Florida later this week, her day won't be over.    Later..
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Bonita man arrested for witness tampering on elderly victim

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A Bonita Springs man allegedly threatened an elderly woman after a car accident led to a fraud and exploitation incident with the suspect's son. The suspect t..
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CCSO expects interruptions to 911 service

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has been advised by CenturyLink that Friday morning, May 4, between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. the phone company will be wo..
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Fort Myers Beach task force examines 'booze on the beach'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - A task force made up of city activists, concerned citizens and town council members gathered on Fort Myers Beach to gather data on the proposed consumption..
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Rockin' out for rescue dogs in Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - About a dozen bands will put on a benefit concert to support the Pekes and Pals Canine Rescue in Lee County.  Peggy Dunn has been running the dog rescue for..
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Poll: Florida up for grabs in November election

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney could be headed for a photo finish in Florida this November, a poll released Thursday shows.&n..
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