Confidential medical records faxed to Lely couple by mistake

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Confidential medical records meant for a local mental health facility end up in the hands of a Collier County couple. Insurance companies trying to contact the David..
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Invasive lionfish spotted off Fort Myers Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A poisonous predator invasion in the Gulf of Mexico.  The lionfish is showing up offshore and it could be cause for concern for other fish in the food chai..
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Tourists' spending on lodging increases

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes


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Region 6 Fusion Center now fully operational

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to fight crime. Their weapon is information. Consider the Region 6 Fusion Center a one stop shopping for informati..
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Homeowners in Florida will benefit from mortgage settlement

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation's top mortgage lenders was hailed by government officials Thursday as long-overdue relief for victims of foreclo..
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Beware: AC Repair

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

PLACIDA, Fla. - An air conditioning maintenance check for $29.99 ends up costing a local man $1400! He thought he got a raw deal and that's when he turned to Call for Action for he..
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8 deaths highlight firefighters' struggles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.- An accident that left 4 dead in Ochopee Wednesday has brought the number of deaths in remote East Collier County to 8, according to Ochopee Fire Chief Alan M..
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Volunteers helping Lee County homeless vets with fresh start

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Cozy inside his Lehigh Acres home, it's hard to imagine veteran Gregory Watts was once homeless."At nighttime you get afraid, because you don't know where you goi..
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Former foster kids benefit from donation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Turning 18 can be tough for any teenager, but imagine being on your own for the first time without a safety net. That's the challenge facing kids like Jason York..
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Controversy over possible changes to Lee Tourism board

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Controversy is beginning over possible changes to the make-up of the Lee County. Tourist Development Council. Some people from the beach communities want more of ..
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Suspect convicted in 2010 Cape Coral homicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Thursday, Terry Ragland was convicted of Second Degree Murder with a Firearm, Attempted Home Invasion Robbery and First Degree Burglary while Armed. He will be..
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LCSO searches for suspect cashing in on others' tax returns

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Authorities are looking for a man who's cashing in on a tax fraud scheme. Investigators say the man used tax refund debit cards to steal thousand of dollars in ca..
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Bill renames Gulf of Mexico as Gulf of America

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State Rep. Steve Holland wants to rename the Gulf of Mexico as the Gulf of America for "official purposes within the state of Mississippi."    ..
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Vehicle crashes into building in N. Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A vehicle collided with a building in North Fort Myers on U.S. 41. Three people were injured when a car crashed into the Kimberly's Hallmark store in Mercha..
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Cape police crackdown on uninsured drivers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral police are cracking down on uninsured drivers. Thursday, they saturated the streets, tracking down these criminals. People have been known to make frau..
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Man lured to a Marco home, beaten with a baseball bat

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- A Marco Island resident was arrested for aggravated battery after using his wife's phone to lure a man to their home and beat him with a baseball bat. On Thursd..
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Prescribed burn in Lehigh reduces chances of wildfires

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Caloosahatchee Forestry Center is conducting a prescribed burn Thursday, Feb. 9th in Lehigh Acres at 58th St. W and Gene Ave. N. residents should be advised..
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Wings of Freedom Tour lands in Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Wings of Freedom Tour has made its way to Fort Myers. It's honoring World War II Veterans with fully restored bombers and fighter jets. Visitors will even hav..
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Pedestrian killed on White Blvd. in Golden Gate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed just before 6 a.m. on Thursday morning at the intersection of White Blvd. and 31 St. SW in Golden Gate. The victim ha..
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Body found identified as that of missing Lehigh woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- At approximately 3:30 Wednesday, afternoon the body of a female was located in the area of 56th Street West and Ida Avenue in Lehigh Acres. It has tentatively b..
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