Sisters arrested for stealing clothes at Naples store

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Naples Police catch two Lee County women stealing more than $500 worth of new clothes from a Naples Department Store and investigators say this isn't the first time...
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Vigil to remember those who died homeless in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY - Fla -- A gathering at the old Lee County Courthouse was underway aiming to raise awareness of the growing number of southwest Floridians faced with homelessness.&..
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Immokalee advisory board weighs expansion options

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- People that live and work in Immokalee don't want people to bypass their city. That's what the Community Redevelopment Agency advisory said following a presen..
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Deadline for tax cut extension looms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

With less than two weeks remaining until a potential payroll tax increase, more than 160 million Americans are left wondering what their next paycheck will look like. In recent wee..
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Fla. Ponzi lawyer: partners involved in scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The former Florida lawyer convicted of running a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme is claiming both partners at his defunct Fort Lauderdale law firm knew about the illegal act..
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The mysterious Jeb Bush poll

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Former Governor Jeb Bush is back in the political spotlight. A mysterious poll conducted last week in a dozen swing states show surprising support for Bush. Purp..
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Copper thieves strip 2nd CenturyLink junction box in 2 weeks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - For the second time in two weeks, CenturyLink customers were without phone or internet, after thieves stripped a utility box of copper. "I picked up my pho..
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Southwest Florida law enforcement react to Lakeland shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's every law enforcement agency's worst nightmare- when one of their own is killed in the line of duty. But this year in Florida, that nightmare is becoming an ..
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Sly given 2 life sentences for Stasny murders

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Jeremy Sly, the man charged with the murder a North Port couple in 1991, was handed two life sentences in court Wednesday, to run consecutive with the life sente..
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Environmentalists cheer funding for Everglades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Environmental advocates are cheering increased funding for Everglades restoration efforts.    Despite ongoing budget battles in Washingt..
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Fighting fire with fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NORTH PORT, Fla. - Smoldering ash marks more than a hundred miles of rural North Port after a prescribed burn. The intentional 110-acre burn by the Florida Forest Service will subd..
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LCSO seeks man who robbed Estero Tan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County sheriff's deputies are searching for the man who robbed a tanning salon. On Wednesday at 12:20 p.m., deputies responded to the Estero Tan at 20041 Sout..
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Future of casinos in Florida may come down to jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The recession and real estate collapse have left Miami in need of jobs - and some casino developers think they can offer a solution.    They say Miami c..
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Cape one step closer to ending land deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The City of Cape Coral is one step closer to ending a controversial land deal.According to Cape Coral Councilman Kevin McGrail, developer Dan Creighton has offici..
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Sarasota FOP restores antique patrol car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- Sarasota County Lodge #45 of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) is spearheading a project to restore an antique patrol car. The vehicle will match a make an..
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Man arrested after stealing bread carts from McDonald's

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- John Anthony Disarno was arrested Tuesday and charged with Grand Theft after stealing bread carts from a McDonald's on Monday. Employees of the McDonald's, locate..
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Inges release statement regarding McCready custody battle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The saga surrounding Mindy McCready's custody battle over her son, Zander McCready, continues. Mindy McCready's mother and stepfather, Gayle and Michael Inge, hav..
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Police search for suspects who robbed Spin City Arcade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s help in apprehending two suspects wanted for an armed robbery that occurred at the Spin City Arca..
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Man attempts to cut another's throat over alcohol dispute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- On Monday, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Marco Island Police Officers were called to 101 1st Ave. in regards to a "suspicious incident." Officers spoke with Elme..
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Construction on Colonial continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There's a new completion date planned for a road construction project that's proved to be a nightmare for drivers.  Widening Colonial Blvd. from 4 lanes to 6..
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