LCSO seek identity in ScubaVice Diving Center computer theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, May 10, 2012, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the ScubaVice Diving Center, located at 12600 McGregor Boulevard, for a report of a ..
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Family makes a bond beyond the classroom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Teacher Courtney Smith's 3rd grade class learned a lot more about life than any other subject this year. Her fiance, Jason, desperately needed a kidney and a stud..
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FHP: all lanes open after fatal crash on sb US41 in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol reports that U.S. 41 has reopened after a fatal accident at Manatee Rd. and U.S. 41 in Naples. Roadblocks in both directions slowed tra..
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Food for children: summer feeding program begins

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

The summer feeding program is beginning in Lee County, designed to help kids get good nutrition during the break from school. Eventually, 85 locations will participate in the feedi..
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Fla. consumer confidence rebounded 3 points in May

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Consumer confidence is rebounding in Florida.    A University of Florida survey released Tuesday shows Floridians' confidence was up by thre..
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Florida tax structure attractive to businesses

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new survey of corporate chief financial officers ranks Florida among the three states with the most competitive business taxes.    The sur..
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Fla. puts limits on what can appear on ballot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's elections office says voters should only see a candidate's name on the ballot and not any titles or degrees.    The state Division..
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Vimeo Festival features film by illegal immigrants

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Illegal immigration frequently makes the nightly news. But it's rare when illegal immigrants are the ones behind the camera.    That's what happens in a new video by..
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CCSO: Seniors targeted in A/C duct cleaning scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- With temperatures in the 90s, Collier County residents are turning on their air conditioners, and deputies are turning up the heat on unscrupulous air duct cl..
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Another suspect arrested in school check fraud investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- William Lopez-Torres is the latest suspect to be arrested in the Lee County School District check cashing scheme. The 23-year-old was arrested on May 24 and faces..
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Robbery suspect tells victim he was 'only joking'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 29-year-old Taren Adams for robbery with a firearm Monday, after allegedly attempting to rob a taxi cab driver at gunpoint. The Checker..
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Man arrested after fight in North Sarasota

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OSPREY, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 31-year-old Troy Hugan, of 2923 Pershing Avenue, in connection with an altercation that took place on North Washingt..
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Frustrated man allegedly cuts cord on vending machine

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Port Authority Police arrested 54-year-old Jerry Lee Soots after he was allegedly seen on surveillance video, cutting the cord of a vending machine at ..
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TSA finds loaded handgun in suspect's bag at RSW

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Port Authority detained a 59-year-old man at the Southwest Florida International Airport on Sunday after TSA officers found a firearm in his bag. M..
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Charcoal in trash can causes minor residential fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Charcoal left in a garbage can was to blame for a residential fire in Fort Myers on Tuesday morning. No one was injured and the home, located at 11681 Memory Lane..
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Woman arrested after $1 billion scheme unravels

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers woman who allegedly convinced acquaintances she was about to inherit more than $1 billion is under arrest after her scheme collapsed. Morgan Johnson,..
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Backers to present petition at Boy Scouts' meeting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Supporters of a lesbian den mother will present a petition at the Boy Scouts of America's annual meeting in Orlando to protest her removal from a troop in Ohio..
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Weapons and marijuana seized from Charlotte standoff home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested 52-year-old Maria Helen Burns, of 17492 Foremost Lane, and charged her with Cultivation of Marijuana. On May 22..
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Fla. justices asked to resolve juvenile sentences

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is being asked to decide the constitutionality of a 14-year-old's 70-year prison sentence for attempted first-degree murder. ..
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Florida library puts racy trilogy back on shelves

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VIERA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida county is putting the racy romance trilogy "Fifty Shades of Grey" back on its library shelves.    The Brevard County Library System had ..
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