Girl dies after gate falls on her

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 7-year-old Tampa girl died after an apartment complex gate fell on her.    Tampa police believe Zhanaye Williams was trying to m..
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Charlotte Co. sheriff suspends his re-election campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Sheriff Bill Cameron of Charlotte County will be holding a press conference to announce that he will be suspending his re-election campaign in anticipation ..
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Trayvon Martin parents eager for arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The parents of Trayvon Martin say charges against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting their son would start the healing process, but they won't stop fighting u..
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Health officials warn of algae bloom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Dan Dobson and his family are loading onto their boat at the W.P. Franklin Lock. They came from Michigan to spend the week fishing. But fisherman like Dobson are..
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LCSO conducts a death investigation in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff’s deputies were called to 5215 Beauty Street in Lehigh Acres on Wednesday. Upon arrival they discovered one person dead. The victim was..
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Garbage truck driver rescues woman who drove into canal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- It was an unusual start to the day for an East Naples garbage truck driver. He pulled a young woman out of the water after deputies say she drove her car into..
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Naples man charged with making destructive devices

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces the unsealing of a six-count indictment charging 21-year-old Chaz T. Tierney, of Naples, with possession and tr..
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Harry Chapin Food Bank goes for $1 million prize

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Harry Chapin Food Bank in Fort Myers is asking everyone in the area to go online and register a vote in the Walmart "Fight Hunger" Challenge. The top communit..
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LCSO searches for vehicle involved in shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One person was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital after being shot in Fort Myers Wednesday afternoon. The shooting happened at 4805 Hager Courtwhere Lee Co..
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New scammers claim to be CCSO when calling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is advising residents that CCSO is not soliciting funds for any drug program via telephone solicitations. Residents in the ..
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Cape murder suspect sentenced to life in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Terry “Frankie” Ragland was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for the 2nd Degree Murder charge and 30 years for the Attempted Home Invasion cha..
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Judge refuses to dismiss Ex-Fla. ombudsman's suit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawsuit by Florida's ousted long-term care ombudsman will continue.    Circuit Judge James Shelfer denied motions by the state and two tra..
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Described as 'devil,' serial killer set to die

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former prosecutor Bob Stone remembers standing next to serial killer David Alan Gore in an orange grove while authorities dug up two of his six victims.&nbs..
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Questions remain in homicide of Lehigh mother & son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Investigators have returned to a Lehigh Acres home where the bodies of a mother and son were found Monday night. The Lee County Sheriff's Office has yet to name..
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Local bodies of fresh water may harbor harmful algae

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Health Department is advising the public to be cautious before exposing themselves, pets or livestock to the brackish and fresh water of the Caloos..
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In a new Miami, praise for Castro opens old wounds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen's comments professing admiration for Fidel Castro caused a bigger uproar than if the Miami baseball team had spent the entire season in l..
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Corkscrew re-opens after crash at Bella Terra

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A vehicle crash with injuries left the road blocked in both directions on Corkscrew Rd. at Bella Terra Blvd. in Estero. The roadway has been re-opened at this tim..
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Girl, 12, shot while walking down Fla. street

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 12-year-old girl was critically injured when she was shot while walking down a street in Palm Beach County.    Riviera Beach ..
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Speed limit drops on I-95 in Broward County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - You better hit the brakes if you drive on Interstate 95 in Broward County.    Starting April 17, the speed limit along the interstate th..
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Fla. GOP continue to outraise state Democrats

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Heading into a crucial election year, the two main political parties in Florida took large checks from gambling companies, insurers and other special inter..
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