Cape Coral Police ‘Light it Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- The Cape Coral Police Department lights it up blue for Autism Awareness.  The department has partnered with Autism Speaks U at Florida Gulf Coast Universit..
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Lee County Animal Services shelter pets go glam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Some Lee County shelter pets are going glam in an effort to get adopted! On Monday, cats and dogs were styled for a red carpet-themed shoot with Fort Myers-based ..
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Fort Myers man cited after posting anti-Sheriff Scott sign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A utility pole sign is stirring up controversy with Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott. The anti-Scott sign was posted on a pole in San Carlos Park. Now, the man who p..
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Wooing the Nationals at JetBlue Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee county's top officials met in private with the top executives and owners of the Washington Nationals baseball team,  to get to know each other. The Natio..
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Report: Arts classes at elementary schools reduced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Elementary schools without drama classes. High schools with large numbers of poor students that do not offer music.    Those are two of the bleaker pict..
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Feud between grandsons of Fla. citrus baron ends

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A legal battle between two grandsons of a Florida citrus baron is coming to an end for now.    State Sen. J.D. Alexander and his father on Sunday..
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Coast Guard rescues injured sea turtle near Fort Myers Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- A different kind of rescue for our local coast guard today. Crew members brought an injured sea turtle to safety. The warm weather is driving more turtles c..
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Trayvon Martin family asks for probe of prosecutor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Trayvon Martin's parents asked federal officials investigating the teenager's shooting death to look further into the prosecutor who stepped down from the case..
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Crash with injuries blocks 43rd Ave. NE in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A vehicle crash with injuries has left the road blocked at 43rd Ave. NE and Everglades Blvd. in Golden Gate. An ATV was involved in the accident. Friends of t..
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LCSO tries to identify 2 robbery suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, at 4:11 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a robbery in progress. The incident occurred at Walgreen's located at 12749 South C..
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Oil spill closes Barbie Ln. in N. Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Barbie Lane in North Fort Myers, between Tucker Lane and Del Prado Blvd. extension, is closed and will remain closed for an estimated three hours due to an ..
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Grow house and animal fighting ring found in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office are investigating a marijuana grow house and animal fighting ring discovered in Fort Myers on Sunday. Deputies were dispatched to ..
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Spring training comes to a close at JetBlue Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Spring training wraps up Monday for the Boston Red Sox. The team will close out with a game against potential spring training rivals, the Washington Nationals. Th..
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Sea turtle rescued on Ft. Myers Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Fort Myers Beach Coast Guard rescued a sea turtle on Monday morning that may have been hit and injured by a boat. The animal was found flailing in the water a..
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Missing mother and child located in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-UPDATE: The missing mother and child have been located and are safe. On Saturday, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a missing mother and child...
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Thousands gather at Miami rally for Trayvon Martin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Political leaders, sport stars and entertainers were among several thousand people who gathered Sunday at a Miami rally to call for an arrest in the fatal shooting of ..
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Ft. Myers shooting victim identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The victim in a Fort Myers shooting that occurred on Saturday has been identified as 35-year-old Timothy Barnes of Fort Myers. On Saturday at 5:08 p.m., the Fort ..
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Man arrested for stabbing bicyclist in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man for stabbing a bicyclist Friday afternoon south of Punta Gorda. Armando Fra..
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9 horses killed in barn fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

REDDICK, Fla. (AP) - Nine horses have died in a fire at a barn in north central Florida.    The Ocala Star-Banner (http://bit.ly/HzcLXb ) reports the fire occurred S..
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Teachers feared for boy police say was abused

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Teachers at a Florida elementary school say they repeatedly contacted the Department of Children and Families to report suspected abuse in the case of a boy..
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