Children admit to making up abduction story

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After working with the Child Protection Team, it has been learned that the information provided by children regarding an attempted abduction on May 3, was false. ..
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Woman allegedly cashes counterfeit payroll check at Walmart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh Acres woman is facing charges of theft and passing a counterfeit check after allegedly cashing a counterfeit Lee County School District payroll check at ..
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Collier brush fire causes scare for some residents

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Residents on Sanders Pine Circle in Immokalee were evacuated from their homes, due to a brush fire Thursday afternoon. The fire has been contained to a 10 to ..
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911 Service restored after outage effects all of Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- UPDATE: 911 Service has been restored. Cape Coral Police are reporting that there is an outage for 911 service in all of Cape Coral and parts of unincorporated Le..
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Crash leaves road blocked at College & New Brittany

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A vehicle struck a fence at College Parkway and New Brittany Blvd., causing a roadblock Wednesday afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol is calling the accident a poss..
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FWC: Injured panther kitten unable to return to the wild

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- An endangered Florida panther kitten, rescued after an apparent vehicle strike in Southwest Florida, will likely be unable to return to the wild, according to..
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Officers crack down on unsafe bicyclists & pedestrians

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Law enforcement is on the lookout for unsafe bicyclists in Collier County.   It's often the slightest mistake on the part of a pedestrian or biker t..
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Casey's murder trial begins on an emotional note

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The man accused of shooting a South Fort Myers father and then torching his body will be the one cross-examining a host of family and friends. 39-year old Brian C..
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Manatee Elementary tutor arrested for sex with a minor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NAPLES, Fla.- A 27-year-old Naples tutor was arrested and charged with unlawful sexual activity with a 16-year-old girl early Tuesday morning. Nelson Jean, a tutor at Manatee Eleme..
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Marco residents should expect speed limit changes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Nearly two dozen roadways have been studied in Marco Island during the last year to determine what speed limits provide the maximum safety factor for the Island..
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Identity sought for suspect who stole $4,000 statue

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- On Saturday, unidentified suspect entered Native Galleries, located at 737 5th Avenue South, and stole a giraffe statue valued at over $4,000. Naples Police are reque..
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Prosecution: Aguilar prescribed patient 6,200 pills at once

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The jury has been selected and the trial of Dr. Ephraim Aguilar is under way in Fort Myers. The State introduced evidence Wednesday morning, from the doctor's own..
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Young bear travels through Orlando

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A 250-pound black bear is back in the wild after trekking through metro Orlando last weekend.    Wildlife officials say that the young male blac..
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Orangutans at Miami zoo use iPads to communicate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The 8-year-old twins love their iPad. They draw, play games and expand their vocabulary. Their family's teenagers also like the hand-held computer tablets, too, but th..
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3 Juveniles arrested for home burglary and arson

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested three juveniles charging them with Burglary and Arson to an unoccupied home at 22314 Hernando Avenue in Port Ch..
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Police arrest 23 union protesters at Fla. casino

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police arrested 23 protesters for trespassing when they blocked the entrance to Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach.    The Miami Her..
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Swan eggs stolen from 2 central Fla. parks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - City officials want to know who is stealing swan eggs from Lakeland parks.    The Ledger of Lakeland (http://bit.ly/KLDr7M ) reports that city ..
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The wild ones are coming to Calusa Nature Center this summer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Summer Camp 2012 is coming for the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium and sign up is already underway.  Where the Wild Ones Are features about two dozen d..
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New Casey Anthony Book

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony's lawyer is writing a book about her murder trial. Attorney Jose Baez said Tuesday that the book, "Presume Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Stor..
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Woman says a man snatched her Chihuahua in front of her

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A dognapping mystery in Lee County.  A North Fort Myers woman says a man snatched her Chihuahua right in front of her eyes and the crook could face s..
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