Anti-incumbent forum held in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

Naples, Fla.- Those running for offices in Collier County met Monday to discuss how to beat out current office holders. The Anti-incumbent Forum, as it was called, drew contendors ..
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Cheaper health screenings and more options for the uninsured

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Medical officials estimate one in four Floridians don't have proper access to health care.  Lack of insurance and sky high premiums have many of them going to th..
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Fort Myers Beach leaders concerned about pedestrian safety

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- It's a tragedy shaking paradise: a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on Friday evening, while crossing a busy Fort Myers Beach roadway."It's not..
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Multi-car crash at Buckingham & River Rd. slows traffic

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A multi-vehicle crash with injuries on Buckingham Road at River Road caused traffic headaches Monday afternoon. The road is now clear, but traffic on Buckingham R..
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Possibly fatal crash halts traffic on NB I-75 at mm 133

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  I-75 is now open after a possibly fatal accident halted northbound traffic at mile marker 133. The Daniels on-ramp and all lanes of traffic were affected fo..
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Precautionary boil water notice lifted in South Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The precautionary boil water notice has been lifted for the following areas: -All of the east side of S. Tamiami Trl. heading South from 14101 S. Tamiami T..
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Ft. Myers Beach fire chief resigns after being put on leave

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Chief Michael Becker of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department has submitted his letter of resignation after being put on administrative leave for 90 days on ..
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Reward increased in missing Fla police cadet case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - It's been a year since 35-year-old police cadet Kelly Rothwell went missing from her Gulf front condo in Florida.    Detectives and her friends an..
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Former county commissioner sent to federal prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A former Hillsborough County commissioner has been sentenced to three years in prison on federal bribery and corruption charges.    A federal judg..
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Man gets 30 years for death of former boss' son

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the death of his former boss' missing son.    A Polk County judge sentenced 44..
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Fla. Strawberry Festival comes to a close

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PLANT CITY, Fla. - The 77th Annual Florida Strawberry Festival wrapped up for another year. For the past two weeks, people from near and far flocked to Plant City to get their fill..
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Sarasota car thief arrested hours after release from jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Gabriel Miller this weekend for stealing a car just hours after he was released from jail where he ..
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SUV hits building during accident in Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two vehicles were involved in an accident that caused one of them to side-swipe a building in Fort Myers on Monday afternoon. An Acura SUV slammed into United Inv..
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Cape Police search for hit and run suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and/or locating a driver and vehicle that was involved in a hit and run traf..
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New telemedicine is keeping patients out of the ER

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The number of patients being admitted to the emergency room for "non-emergency" issues happens more than you think. That's why Lee Memorial Health System has a ne..
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All lanes are clear after vehicle carash and fire on I-75

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- All lanes have been re-opened to traffic on I-75 after an earlier accident and vehicle fire in Lee County on I-75 southbound before Exit 143 (Bayshore Rd.).
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Additional charges filed in Riverwood burglary arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- On Thursday, Sheriff Bill Cameron announced two arrests had been made concerning a rash of home burglaries in the area of both East Englewood and the Riverwood com..
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An extra $2 per traffic ticket may be in Cape Coral's future

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral City Council is reviewing at an ordinance Monday night that would add an extra $2 to traffic and marine infractions. The $2 charge will be used exc..
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Motorcyclist dies in I-75 crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers motorcyclist died Sunday night after hitting a median on the southbound I-75 ramp at Bayshore Road, accordign to our partners at the News-Press. Lawr..
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North Port man arrested after videotaping traffic stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A 57-year-old North Port man was arrested in January, after videotaping the arrest of two other men and interfering with the officer's investigation. Stephen Horr..
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