Gas leak temporarily closes North Naples restaurant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The North Naples Fire Department and TECO are on the scene of a gas leak at Sophia's Italian Restaurant near Perkins on Pine Ridge Rd. A gas line was hit with..
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Police cruiser shot near site of Trayvon Martin shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla.- Authorities say an empty police cruiser was shot up on Tuesday morning, in the same area where Trayvon Martin was killed.Police say the car, parked at an elementary ..
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Engineer tests Chiquita boat lock to ease congestion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral engineer is testing the Chiquita boat lock. The city wants to know if it can keep the lock completely open during certain hours of the day. It's all ..
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School uses flash mob & NFL star to prepare for FCAT

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Lee County school is using song and dance, and an NFL star, to get their students ready for next week's FCAT. Fort Myers Middle Academy held a "prep rally" Tues..
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Allegiant announces new flights from Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- It's a plan that's literally taking off. Today, Allegiant Air announced more choices for passengers. Starting June 27th the carrier will start offering service fr..
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2nd Man arrested in Feb. home invasion robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested the second of three gunmen involved in a Feb. 23 armed home invasion robbery in the 21300 block ..
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LCSO investigates a double homicide in Lehigh

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Police are investigating a double homicide at 3501 49th St. W. and Sara Ave. N. in Lehigh Acres. On Monday evening, deputies were dispatched in reference t..
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Marlins' Guillen suspended 5 games for Castro flap

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Chastened Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen sat alone at a podium and began in Spanish, then halted in the middle of a sentence when his voice wavered. He took a sip..
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Fla. court rejects $79.2M smoker death verdict

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida appellate court has rejected a $79.2 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for a smoker's cancer death.    Monday's ru..
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Fla. justices hearing county term limits cases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments over the constitutionality of term limits for county commissioners in charter counties.   &nb..
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Details to emerge in 2001 Fla. businessman killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - New details are likely to emerge in the 2001 slaying of a prominent South Florida businessman when an admitted member of the conspiracy takes the witne..
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Fla. access to prekindergarten high, ranks low on quality

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

MIAMI (AP) - Florida now has the highest percentage of 4-year-old children nationwide enrolled in a state prekindergarten program. But a new report is warning that funding and qual..
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Lee County Domestic Animal Services rolls out the red carpet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It's a star-studded lineup as Hollywood comes to Lee County Domestic Animal Services. You can adopt a celebrity canine or famous feline at a special rate through..
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Cape Coral wins bid for multi million dollar land auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - On Friday 4/6/2012, Cape Coral's city council approved city staff taking part in a county auction for 491 parcels of land in Cape Coral. The properties span 652 ac..
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Race for Congress in SWFL likely to be expensive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The competition for campaign cash is heating up in Southwest Florida's wide open congressional district. With incumbent Connie Mack running for senate, several R..
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Cure Alzheimer's Fund brings hope of more than a cure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Cure Alzheimer's and the nation's top Alzheimer's doctor made a special stop in Naples to talk about the progress their foundation has made in the Alzheimer's Genome..
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Man murdered in Fort Myers, neighbors on edge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A man murdered in a Lee County neighborhood and people who live in the area say something needs to be done.  Richard Resse, 50, was found dead at a home at..
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Naples woman accused of stealing from beachgoers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A Naples woman is behind bars tonight accused of stealing from dozens of beachgoers on Vanderbilt Beach. 23-year-old Amanda Juhl is charged with 12 felony counts of ..
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Englewood family finds their dog murdered

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Last year, Jason Mazzo decided he needed to get some companionship for his two daughters and some protection for his home so he went to a local farmer to find a pu..
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Panthers will wait to pick Game 1 goalie

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - For the biggest game of the season, the Florida Panthers chose Scott Clemmensen over Jose Theodore.    The next game is even bigger. So is..
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