2nd Lee Co. doctor's license restricted in stem cell case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Another Lee County doctor is caught in the center of a stem cell controversy. The State Department of Health has issued an emergency license restriction to Dr. Ko..
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Crews battle house fire in Pt. Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Emergency workers in Charlotte County were on the scene of a house fire in the 22000 block of Elmira Boulevard. Flames were seen coming from the roof and heav..
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CCSO directs traffic at a crash on US 41

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies are on scene of a three-vehicle accident on U.S. 41 northbound approaching Harbor Boulevard in Port Charlotte. Charlotte C..
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Arson is to blame for MLK food mart fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An early morning fire at a food mart on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. has turned into a criminal investigation and is now considered arson.The Fort Myers Police De..
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Lawyer: Slain Fla. teen's friend heard altercation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The attorney for the family of a black teenager fatally shot by a neighborhood watch captain said Tuesday that the boy was talking to his girlfriend on his cel..
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CCSO investigates a shooting on I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives continue their investigation into a shooting incident Sunday night on I-75. The driver and his five passengers were head..
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17-year-old charged in Lehigh shooting death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Antonio O'Neal Wilson was charged Tuesday with Second Degree Murder in the shooting death of Abraham Caballero. The investigation revealed that 17-year-old Wils..
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Car strikes fire hydrant outside of Outback steakhouse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- There has been a car accident outside of the newly re-opened Outback steakhouse on S. Cleveland at Big Pine Way. The restaurant reported that water was pouring ou..
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Woman takes employers' deposits for personal use

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deborah Gaetano was sentenced Monday on a second degree grand theft charge. She will be spending six months in the Lee County jail followed by two years community..
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Tire-slash charges dropped against Fla. cop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors are dropping criminal charges against a South Florida police officer who had been accused of slashing tires at a gas station.   &..
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Redistricting rewrite before Florida Senate panel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate Reapportionment Committee is taking another stab at redistricting the chamber.    The panel is set Tuesday to vote out a ..
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Woman killed in cabana crash won trip to Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a pregnant woman who died when a car plowed into a hotel pool cabana won an essay contest to attend a South Florida marriage seminar.&nbs..
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Missing Fla. dog ends up in Maryland shelter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PONTE VERDE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - If Brody could talk, he'd tell one heck of a tale about how he ended up in a Maryland shelter after escaping his north Florida home.   &nbs..
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Fla. man: Police threat tweet a misunderstanding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida man who tweeted during a New York City Occupy protest about killing police officers says it was all a misunderstanding.    Rusty Braxton te..
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Man arrested for having child pornography on his cell phone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a homeless Port Charlotte man Monday for possessing eight child pornography photos and a child porno video on h..
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Crash involving stolen motorcycle leaves 1 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Saturday at 11:22 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a traffic crash involving a stolen motorcycle. The motorcyclist, 31-year-old Jade Michael ..
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Suspects burglarize 15 stores in Fleamasters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Saturday, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to Fleamasters Fleamarket located at 4132 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in reference to several past oc..
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Homicide victim identified, investigation continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday at 2:45 a.m., the Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to a deceased male, later identified as 46-year-old Jamie Jonathan Oben..
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Fire in Fort Myers ruled arson

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The state fire marshal's office is investigating a suspicious fire in Fort Myers. It started on the roof of the Family Food Mart on MLK Boulevard just before 5:00..
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Feds to investigate fatal shooting of Fla. teen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The growing national attention - and outcry - over the case of an unarmed black teen in Florida who was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch captain has culmin..
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