Beach advisory posted for Cape Yacht Club Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A warning for swimmers in Cape Coral.  The Lee County Health Department says people should not swim at the Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach until further notice..
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Shelter pets find new digs at Coastland Mall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- From the shelter to the storefront, some homeless pets are finding new digs in an unexpected place: the mall!"People come in, they're already shopping. They feel comf..
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CCSO close case on woman found in car at Walmart

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives closed the investigation today on the death of a woman found inside her car parked in a Wal-Mart parki..
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Cape protesters gather to save post offices

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- All across the nation, thousands gathered to protest proposed cuts to the United States Postal Service. Even locally, rallies are under way in Naples and Cape Cor..
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No emergency, or funds, for private rd. repair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee County has decided that there is no emergency in the rough, private roads in parts of North Fort Myers.   Commissioners will not spend taxpayer dollars to fix the was..
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Man charged with DUI, attempts to board school bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Clewiston man was arrested after troopers say he tailgated a Lee County school bus, then tried to climb on board. According to Florida Highway Patrol, 49-year-o..
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ICE chief in South Fla. arrest in child porn case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The chief of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in South Florida has been arrested as part of a child pornography investigation.    Broward County..
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Fishermen angered by sunset wedding on their pier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAVARRE, Fla. (AP) - Fishermen in the Panhandle town of Navarre Beach weren't happy when a pier manager closed their favorite fishing pier for her daughter's sunset wedding. &..
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Study blames high Fla. power rates on natural gas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new study says Florida's high electric rates are due to a heavy reliance on relatively expensive natural gas.    The University of Florida..
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Fla. cantor's legal fight clouds Jewish new year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Jewish high holy days are being overshadowed at a Florida synagogue by a bitter contract dispute with its former cantor.    Temple B..
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Combating the 'code of silence' to solve cases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- As if solving crime isn't tough enough, cops in Fort Myers are also combating the "code of silence." They know crimes have witnesses, but they just won't speak o..
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Fla. to execute Valle for killing police officer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A man who killed a Coral Gables police officer 33 years ago is set to finally serve his death sentence.    Manuel Valle is scheduled to be e..
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Philippe spins in Atlantic, far from land

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Philippe is heading northwest with little change in strength and the storm is still far from land.    The U.S. National Hurricane Center ..
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Ice cream shop drops mascot over Klan controversy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida ice cream shop has had to get rid of its costumed ice cream cone mascot because passers-by kept mistaking him for something less innocent - a h..
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25 bricks of cocaine wash up near Cape Canaveral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Officials say 25 packages of cocaine washed up on a military beach just south of Port Canaveral.    Brevard County Sheriff's officials so..
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Dad serves as bailiff for new Miami-Dade judge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade County Court Judge Bill Altfield had a special guest bailiff on his first day on the job -- his 81-year-old father.    The Miami Herald repor..
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Panama City Beach to undergo beach renourishment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Panama City Beach is about to get a makeover.    Officials say a $13.5 million beach renourishment program is slated to begin early ne..
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Florida couple among Nepal plane crash victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A University of Miami surgeon and his fiance were among the victims of a tourist plane crash in Nepal.    Dr. Jagajan "JJ" Karmacharya was a professor o..
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'Bentley Bandit' enters guilty plea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CALCASIEU PARISH, La.- On September 16, 2011, Justin Durbin, known by the local media as the "Bentley Bandit," entered a guilty plea to Aggravated Flight from an Officer and Illega..
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Homicide suspect arrested in Sorendino case

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, September 26, Melissa Christine Webb, 28, was arrested at the Lee County Jail for the murder of Bryan Sorendino. Following the identification of Sorend..
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