Palmetto-Pine Country Club asks city to clean up canal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A group of golfers is concerned with more than their handicap. They say fish are dying at their Cape Coral country club and fear their greens are next. This ..
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WWII widow gets gift of freedom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Builders and volunteers give home makeover to World War II widow living with M.S. Janice Bronstein is confined to a wheelchair and has been dependent on others for ev..
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Legalizing medical marijuana 'a mistake'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The head of a national anti-drug group says legalizing marijuana in Florida would be a mistake. For the first time, amendments allowing medical marijuana have..
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AG: Ex-Penn State coach abused boys ages 8 to 17

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A new court filing by prosecutors in the Penn State sex abuse case says the alleged victims of Jerry Sandusky ranged in age from 8 to 17, and that eight of t..
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Single-car rollover leaves driver with minor injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One driver sustained minor injuries Thursday afternoon, after a rollover crash on SR 80 at Olga Dr. in Fort Myers.  The victim exited the community of Hawk's..
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Golden Apple teachers revealed in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Six Lee County teachers are now considered to be among the best our public school system has to offer.  They are this year's recipients of the prestigious Go..
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CCSO deputies searching for armed robbery suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect responsible for an armed robbery at Circle K, loca..
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2-month 'Operation Street Sweeper' a success for LCSO

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott entered 2012 with the resolve to send a clear message to Lee County felons: "Stop plying your illegal trade on our highways and stre..
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Evacuation zone signs could be coming to your neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County emergency managers want nearly a quarter of a million dollars for evacuation zone signs. They'd be attached to stop sign poles to remind people of thei..
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Family pets lost in Ft. Myers fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Firefighters were on the scene of a house fire on the 1800 block of Collier Ave. at Kelly St. in Fort Myers Thursday afternoon. Though no one was home at the time..
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6 arrested after thieves target Bible study group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say two gunmen burst into a Gainesville apartment and robbed a 14 Korean students participating in a Bible study.    The Gainesville ..
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Fla. 'inspirational message' bill goes to Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill allowing school boards to permit student-initiated prayer and other "inspirational messages" at public school assemblies is on its way to Gov. Rick ..
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Counterfeit items seized at NBA All-Star

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities confiscated more than 2,500 counterfeit merchandise items during last weekend's NBA All-Star festivities in Orlando.    Federal auth..
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Florida House passes 'parental trigger' bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Parents could "trigger" plans to turn around failing schools under a bill that has passed in the Florida House.    Those plans could include..
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Man arrested for abduction, rape of teen girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police in St. Petersburg say they have arrested a man who they believe abducted a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint and raped her.    Police r..
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Naples teen accused of depositing $12k in fraudulent checks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples teen is behind bars, accused of depositing more than $12,000 in fraudulent checks. Collier County Deputies say 18-year-old Hudson Redning broke into at least..
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FGCU men's basketball team hopes to advance in Atlantic Sun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The FGCU men's basketball team finally makes its debut in the Atlantic Sun Conference Thursday night. The Eagles face off against the number three seed, USC-Upstate at 8:30 on the ..
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Bill allowing ads on school buses one step closer to reality

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- They carry precious cargo, so should school buses be moving billboards? Legislation in Tallahassee would allow districts to advertise on school buses, but not eve..
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Lehigh neighborhood still in shock over dramatic stand-off

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The teenager charged with shooting and killing a man in Lehigh Acres went before a judge Thursday morning. Neighbors say they're still in shock. The crime scene..
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3 LBHS students arrested for business burglary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies and detectives caught and arrested three Lemon Bay High School boys for burglarizing RJR Convenience Store, located at 3725 Sou..
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