Homeowners on high alert after brush fire in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- On the fire watch, scary moments for homeowners in a Lehigh Acres neighborhood.  Whipping winds helped fuel a brush fire that quickly charred nine acres ..
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Cape courting mystery clients, bringing potential for growth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A big-name company could make its move to Cape Coral, bringing with it more than 200 jobs. But that big name is a big mystery. The name of this company is being k..
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Bonita Springs considering homeless shelter restrictions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The city of Bonita Springs is looking at new restrictions on where shelters can build. This comes after backlash against St. Matthew's House, which was rumor..
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Sarasota man arrested for murder and attempted robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 18-year-old Luis Guillermo Brignoni, of Sarasota, in connection with the incident on Debbie Street late Saturday n..
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Crimestoppers in Collier schools proving to be a success

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla. - Students in Collier County are helping law enforcement fight crime on school campuses by doing the right thing, with some incentive. The idea is for students to rema..
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Army purchases land in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The U.S. Army bought 15 acres in north Cape Coral on Tuesday for a reserves training center, according to our partners at the News-Press. The center is expected t..
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Lehigh Acres semi-truck driver involved in San Antonio crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A man is dead following an accident involving two semi-trucks and a pickup truck in San Antonio, Texas. According to CBS affiliate KENS out of San Antonio, one ..
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Judge strikes down Fla pension contribution law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge has struck down a new law requiring Florida's public employees to contribute 3 percent of their pay to their pension plans.    Circu..
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Road re-opened after cyclist was hit by a Fed Ex truck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A vehicle crash with injuries caused slowdowns on McGregor Blvd. at Westport Dr. in Fort Myers when a cyclist was struck by a Fed Ex truck. There was roadblockage..
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Lehigh Acres fire endangers area homes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A fire burning in Lehigh Acres put homes in danger, Tuesday afternoon. The fire is in the area of Downer Ave. South and Florida Forest Service estimates the fir..
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Authorities: 2 adults dead at Fla. high school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two adults are dead following an apparent murder-suicide at a high school in Jacksonville, Fla.    Melissa Bujeda, a spokes..
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Fire affects traffic on I-75 in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A brush fire in Fort Myers affected traffic on northbound I-75 at Colonial, Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, but motorists should..
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Traffic nightmare stresses drivers near JetBlue Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Many are celebrating the arrival of JetBlue Park. But with the new stadium comes one thing drivers hate: increased traffic. Now, many are wondering why traffic li..
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SWFL students experience Drug House Odyssey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Students from all over Southwest Florida are getting a sobering look at the results of drinking and drug use. Drug House Odyssey has opened it's doors once again ..
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Double-fatal head-on crash leaves 3 others injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A tragic, double-fatal accident in North Fort Myers Monday left two women dead, after colliding head-on, near the intersection of Slater Road and Marna Lane..
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2 sentenced to prison for selling jaguar skins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Two people from Texas have been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in Florida federal court to illegal sales of endangered jaguar skins.    Prose..
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House Speaker Cannon thanks Bush, slams Crist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The formal portrait of Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon is now hanging in the House chamber.    Gov. Rick Scott attended the brief ceremony..
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House opens up online learning options

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill that expands online learning opportunities to elementary school-age children has been passed by the Florida House.    The bill (HB 70..
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Fla. Gov. Scott's top lawyer resigning on Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott's top lawyer is joining a growing list of top officials departing from his administration.    General Counsel Charle..
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Senate passes Citizens depopulation measure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Senate has passed a bill that would allow pricey and largely unregulated out-of-state companies to remove homeowners' insurance policies from Florida's..
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