Prosecution: Aguilar prescribed patient 6,200 pills at once

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The jury has been selected and the trial of Dr. Ephraim Aguilar is under way in Fort Myers. The State introduced evidence Wednesday morning, from the doctor's own..
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Young bear travels through Orlando

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A 250-pound black bear is back in the wild after trekking through metro Orlando last weekend.    Wildlife officials say that the young male blac..
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Orangutans at Miami zoo use iPads to communicate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The 8-year-old twins love their iPad. They draw, play games and expand their vocabulary. Their family's teenagers also like the hand-held computer tablets, too, but th..
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3 Juveniles arrested for home burglary and arson

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested three juveniles charging them with Burglary and Arson to an unoccupied home at 22314 Hernando Avenue in Port Ch..
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Police arrest 23 union protesters at Fla. casino

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police arrested 23 protesters for trespassing when they blocked the entrance to Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach.    The Miami Her..
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Swan eggs stolen from 2 central Fla. parks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - City officials want to know who is stealing swan eggs from Lakeland parks.    The Ledger of Lakeland (http://bit.ly/KLDr7M ) reports that city ..
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The wild ones are coming to Calusa Nature Center this summer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Summer Camp 2012 is coming for the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium and sign up is already underway.  Where the Wild Ones Are features about two dozen d..
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New Casey Anthony Book

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony's lawyer is writing a book about her murder trial. Attorney Jose Baez said Tuesday that the book, "Presume Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Stor..
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Woman says a man snatched her Chihuahua in front of her

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A dognapping mystery in Lee County.  A North Fort Myers woman says a man snatched her Chihuahua right in front of her eyes and the crook could face s..
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Boat fire in Cape Coral destroys 19-foot boat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- The Cape Coral Fire Department is investigating how a boat started on fire on Tuesday evening.It happened near the intersection of Del Prado North and Kismet Pa..
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School Board saves teacher jobs while cutting $16.5 million

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- The Collier County School Board approved $16.5 million in cuts to balance next years budget, but they say, no teachers will lose their job and no programs wi..
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Edison College narrows applicants for District President

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.– The Edison State College Presidential Search Committee members Tuesday night reviewed a list of 40 applicants interested in becoming the fourth District Pre..
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Fla. man arrested for Scott, Bush death threats

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is in jail after making death threats against Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Jeb Bush.    The Florida Department of Law Enfor..
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Southwest Florida billboards feature man wanted in Tennessee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Adam Mayes, wanted for allegedly kidnapping a mother and her three daughters, has connections in Florida, and his face now appears on more than a dozen billboards..
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Call for Action helps woman get lift fixed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Almost a year after a local woman got an elevator lift installed at her home, it still wasn't working right. But it got fixed quickly after she made a Call..
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Collier County summer ad campaign targets in-state visitors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County's Tourism Department isn't going far to target summer vacationers. 100% of their new ad campaign budget is going toward getting Florida's East Coast to..
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Minnesota Twins react positively to new, 30-year deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Minnesota Twins have reacted favorably to negotiating a new, 30-year deal to stay in Lee Co. for spring training. Lee is trying to get the team to sign a long..
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Car-hopping thieves admit to 50 break-ins in one night

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Two North Fort Myers men are arrested, after one admits to stealing from at least 50 unlocked cars in Cape Coral in one night.Dalton Mercado, 18, and Pedro Merca..
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Naples man says fire department lost his antique fire truck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NAPLES, Fla. - Pictures are the only reminders Claude Wimer has of the 1936 pumper fire truck he purchased back in the 1970s. Like a vanishing act, Wimer says the truck has disappe..
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PGPD seeks identity of Punta Gorda burglary suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Punta Gorda Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects who are believed to have committed several burglaries in the Punta G..
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