No swim center for now at City of Palms Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee county is rejecting further talks with a group that wanted to convert a baseball stadium into a world-class aquatics center. Commissioners said they did not t..
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3 Florida cities made the list for 'booziest' in the country

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Three Florida cities are making the list for being the booziest cities in the country. In fact, U.S. News and World report says two of them are right here in Sout..
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Deal to turn ball park into swim center comes to an end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The swim center saga at City of Palms Park comes to an end. County commissioners decided to take the deal to convert the ball park in to an aquatic center off the..
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Accused murderer says he doesn't remember confessing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An accused murderer's trial is set to start today in Lee County. Brian Casey will be representing himself. Prosecutors say he killed Larrick Sikes last year. The ..
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Cape Coral begins search for new city manager

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The City of Cape Coral has begun the search for a replacement for former City Manager Gary King. The city will pay a recruiter $20,000 for the nationwide search, ..
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Occupy Orlando protester cited for jaywalking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a police officer pulled a jaywalking Occupy Orlando protester to the ground after he failed to obey orders.    The incident happ..
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FAMU band members plan to fight hazing charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida A&M University students are planning to fight charges that they beat a fellow member of the famed Marching 100 band so hard during a hazing..
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Judge doesn't buy man's plan to repay victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A businessman accused of bilking clients out of $750,000 asked a judge to give him probation so he could start a business to repay his victims.    ..
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Fla. group in Lowe's flap has history of protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The conservative group that got Lowe's to pull its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims has been fighting for more than two decades against gay righ..
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Gift will help disadvantaged students attend Nova

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Marti and Wayne Huizenga and AutoNation are donating more than $1 million to fund a program for disadvantaged students who want to attend Nova Southeas..
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Salvation Army in 'desperate need of toys'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Fort Myers, Fla - The Salvation Army is making a desperate plea for help. The agency has already started distributing toys for its Christmas Cheer program, however they a..
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First fans line up for Red Sox spring training tickets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The calendar may say December, but baseball fans are already starting to think spring. Fans have started lining up to be the first to pick up spring training tic..
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State attorney charges Garrett Kern with murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) - A Cape Coral man accused of killing his grandfather has been charged with second degree murder.    The state attorney's office filed the char..
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Changes coming to voters in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Voters in Collier County may notice some changes when they head to the polls to vote next month. The county is consolidating it's 94 precincts in an effort t..
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Christmas shopping on the cheap by going to dollar stores

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With Christmas less than two weeks away, bargain shoppers are out in full force and looking for savings.  Some shoppers are getting gifts at a fraction of ..
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Community remembers Charlotte teen killed in ATV accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Loved ones of a Port Charlotte girl, killed Sunday in an ATV accident, are struggling to cope with her death. According to Florida Highway Patrol, 13-year-..
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Arrest made in Kmart security guard assault

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla- Several tips have led to the arrest of a man who reportedly assaulted a Naples security guard. According to police documents, Kenneth Wilkinson fought off a security g..
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Commissioners to vote on Immokalee master plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla- Collier County Commissioners are expected to vote on the Immokalee Master Plan Tuesday. Close to 700 in Immokalee have signed a petition in support of the plan..
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Think tank: Fla. Medicaid providing poor service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A report by a liberal-leaning think tank says claims data shows Florida's experimental Medicaid managed care program is providing poor service.  ..
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Deputies arrest man posing as a soldier selling magazines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - If you've purchased magazines from a man named Michael Moorefield, chances are, you've been scammed. He was seen going door-to-door in a Fort Myers neighborhood,..
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