Final lands audit recommends changes in Lee land-buying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Clerk of the Court's office has released the final audit of the county's land-buying program. It offers a number of recommendations for changes, to..
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Case of TB suspected on USF campus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla.- A presumed case of tuberculosis (TB), involving a University of South Florida student on the Tampa campus, was reported to the Hillsborough County Health Department ea..
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US 41 re-opens after another pedestrian was fatally struck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The southbound lanes of U.S. 41 at Jamaica Bay Blvd. have been re-opened after an earlier fatal crash. A pedestrian was hit and killed. The victim has been identi..
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'Paint the Cape' is paying off

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A business rebirth is happening in downtown Cape Coral thanks to some determined people. In the past year, volunteers from Paint the Cape have renovated a number ..
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5th Annual Bluegrass Festival happening in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head down to the 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival in Naples.Kyle Jordan was live at the Collier-Seminole Stat..
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Man arrested for dumping a disabled man out of wheelchair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 30-year-old Fort Myers man was arrested after dumping a 50-year-old disabled man out of his wheelchair. Bradley Oberding called the police in reference to unwan..
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Killer of Tampa cop sentenced to death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 36-year-old Virgin Islander who killed a Tampa police officer in 2009 has been sentenced to death.    Circuit Judge Emmett Lamar Battles ordered the death p..
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LCSO investigates robbery at Marathon in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday at approximately 11:34 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to Marathon of the Villas at 2101 Crystal Drive in Fort Myers to a report ..
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Deep Creek man for molesting 8-year-old boy multiple times

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Deep Creek man Thursday for Lewd or Lascivious Molestation of an 8-year-old boy. Richard Allen Forget, 66, of 26..
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Trader Joe's opens in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

NAPLES, Fla.- The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is Friday at 8 a.m. The store is located on U.S. 41 and Immokalee Road. On Thursday, Trader Joe's signed a fai..
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Bonita Springs "going social" to connect with residents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

These days, just about everyone has a Facebook account or a Twitter handle, and the city of Bonita Springs is no exception. The city has kicked off a new campaign to stay connected..
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Confidential medical records faxed to Lely couple by mistake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Confidential medical records meant for a local mental health facility end up in the hands of a Collier County couple. Insurance companies trying to contact the David..
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Invasive lionfish spotted off Fort Myers Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A poisonous predator invasion in the Gulf of Mexico.  The lionfish is showing up offshore and it could be cause for concern for other fish in the food chai..
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Tourists' spending on lodging increases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes


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Region 6 Fusion Center now fully operational

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to fight crime. Their weapon is information. Consider the Region 6 Fusion Center a one stop shopping for informati..
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Homeowners in Florida will benefit from mortgage settlement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation's top mortgage lenders was hailed by government officials Thursday as long-overdue relief for victims of foreclo..
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Beware: AC Repair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

PLACIDA, Fla. - An air conditioning maintenance check for $29.99 ends up costing a local man $1400! He thought he got a raw deal and that's when he turned to Call for Action for he..
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8 deaths highlight firefighters' struggles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.- An accident that left 4 dead in Ochopee Wednesday has brought the number of deaths in remote East Collier County to 8, according to Ochopee Fire Chief Alan M..
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Volunteers helping Lee County homeless vets with fresh start

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Cozy inside his Lehigh Acres home, it's hard to imagine veteran Gregory Watts was once homeless."At nighttime you get afraid, because you don't know where you goi..
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Former foster kids benefit from donation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Turning 18 can be tough for any teenager, but imagine being on your own for the first time without a safety net. That's the challenge facing kids like Jason York..
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