Brush fire threatens homes off Gator Circle in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Firefighters are still investigating the cause of a four acre brush fire that came very close to homes near Gator Circle in northern Cape Coral on Tuesday aftern..
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City inundated with calls from realtors over new property

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- Its been more than a week since Cape Coral closed the deal on $13 million worth of property. But since the announcement, city staff says, they've been bombarded ..
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Parents call for change after child hit near Lehigh bus stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres child is lucky to be alive after he was struck by a car on the way to his bus stop earlier this month.At one point, Bryson Covey's parents didn..
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Tax filer taken for money and identity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Making Tuesday's deadline isn't the only worry for tax return filers.  A Naples woman was taken for thousands of dollars and her identity. Dana Matthews,..
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National Equal Pay Day highlights gender pay disparity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The average working woman in the U.S. would have to work from the start of 2011 until April 17, 2012 to earn what a man earned last year. That's why President Oba..
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Conservation 20/20 to go on, as commissioners give support

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Conservation 20/20 program in Lee County will go on, as commissioners are voicing support for the land-buying effort. Tax payers in Lee support the program. E..
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Drugs found stashed under babies' crib

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County deputies busted a suspected drug dealer's home business after uncovering a hefty stash in a child's bedroom. Joshus Barajas was arrested on fel..
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Pt. Charlotte meth house raided, 3 arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office conducted a raid of a meth drug home Tuesday morning in Port Charlotte that led to the arrest of three people. Following..
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Brush fire burns on Gator Cir. in the Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A four-acre brush fire is under control at 4020 W. Gator Circle at NE 40th Terrace in Cape Coral. The fire jumped 10th St., leaving some people concerned. Trust W..
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Englewood man arrested for home invasion with a firearm

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested an Englewood man for home invasion Monday evening of an apartment at 7439 San Casa Boulevard in En..
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Fraudster found guilty after Christmas scheme arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Jorge Gutierrez of Cape Coral was found guilty on Monday, receiving five years of probation and restitution for uttering $22,000 in bad checks. Gutierrez received..
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Report shows DCF could have better protected Jada Cantrell

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A brand new report shows the Department of Children and Families could have done more to protect 7-week-old Jada Cantrell. Her father is accused of beating her to..
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Museum for veterans moves into new space in the Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral is becoming more veteran friendly. An old Sweetbay grocery store, off Leonard Street, is turning into a new museum for veterans. The store is being tra..
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9 More felony charges added to Army/Navy gunstore burglar

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives filed nine more felony charges on 21-year-old Sadikey Rolando Jennis for selling six of the weapons he stole from the Army/..
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East Lee County fire destroys 1 home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A transformer exploded Tuesday, causing downed powerlines. Those power lines sparked a brush fire near Orange River Rd. and River Grove Lane in east Lee County. B..
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Girl, 4, drowns in pool at central Fla. resort

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 4-year-old girl drowned in a pool at the Lake Buena Vista Resort and Spa near Orlando.    The Orange County Sheriff's..
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Principal accused of tampering with FCAT materials

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The principal of a Miami charter school has been accused of tampering with materials for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.    The Miami Herald ..
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Naples acupuncturist arrested for insurance fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE- Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Tuesday the arrest of a Naples acupuncturist for insurance fraud, grand theft and criminal use of personal ident..
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Fla. Gov. promises less budget vetoes this year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. JOHNS, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising a much lower number of budget vetoes during his second year in office.    Scott will sign a new $70 billi..
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State CFO Atwater says he's weighing Senate bid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater says he's considering entering the Republican primary for Senate.    Atwater tells The Palm B..
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