Woman has purse stolen and then shot with BB gun in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who they say shot a woman with a BB gun and then stole her purse.It happened at the Miromar Outlets on Mo..
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Cape Coral dredging project digs up strong emotions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL- Cape Coral city leaders are scheduled to vote on Monday, March 26th whether or not to move forward with a dredging project designed to clear canals in the southeast..
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Lehigh Acres homeowner helps detectives catch burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Caught on camera- a bold burglary in Lehigh Acres. But there's a twist in this heist: the homeowner's responsible for cracking the crime.He wants to remain anon..
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Man sentenced to 15 years in decapitation manslaughter case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Robert Cope was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday for the 2009 killing of a North Fort Myers resident, according to the State Attorney's Office. The victim's..
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Lee to study feasibility of bringing 3rd team to county

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee county will spend the next 90 days doing a feasibility study on bringing the Washington Nationals to nearly vacant City of Palms Park in Fort Myers. The discu..
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NASA considering space station for Mars dry run

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The International Space Station may provide the setting for a 500-day pretend trip to Mars in another few years.    NASA said Tuesday tha..
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Gov. Scott expects justice in unarmed teen's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott told protesters demanding an independent investigation into the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a neighborhood watch captain that the..
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Homeless homicide investigation leads to arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Tuesday, the Fort Myers Police Department arrested 47-year-old Damon Snider for Second Degree Murder. On Monday at 2:45 a.m. FMPD received a call in reference ..
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4 Spring breakers arrested at Englewood Beach Complex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives conducted a special operation at the Englewood Beach Complex last week concerning complaints of underage drinking and drug us..
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2nd Lee Co. doctor's license restricted in stem cell case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Another Lee County doctor is caught in the center of a stem cell controversy. The State Department of Health has issued an emergency license restriction to Dr. Ko..
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Crews battle house fire in Pt. Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Emergency workers in Charlotte County were on the scene of a house fire in the 22000 block of Elmira Boulevard. Flames were seen coming from the roof and heav..
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CCSO directs traffic at a crash on US 41

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies are on scene of a three-vehicle accident on U.S. 41 northbound approaching Harbor Boulevard in Port Charlotte. Charlotte C..
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Arson is to blame for MLK food mart fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An early morning fire at a food mart on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. has turned into a criminal investigation and is now considered arson.The Fort Myers Police De..
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Lawyer: Slain Fla. teen's friend heard altercation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The attorney for the family of a black teenager fatally shot by a neighborhood watch captain said Tuesday that the boy was talking to his girlfriend on his cel..
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CCSO investigates a shooting on I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives continue their investigation into a shooting incident Sunday night on I-75. The driver and his five passengers were head..
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17-year-old charged in Lehigh shooting death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Antonio O'Neal Wilson was charged Tuesday with Second Degree Murder in the shooting death of Abraham Caballero. The investigation revealed that 17-year-old Wils..
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Car strikes fire hydrant outside of Outback steakhouse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- There has been a car accident outside of the newly re-opened Outback steakhouse on S. Cleveland at Big Pine Way. The restaurant reported that water was pouring ou..
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Woman takes employers' deposits for personal use

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deborah Gaetano was sentenced Monday on a second degree grand theft charge. She will be spending six months in the Lee County jail followed by two years community..
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Tire-slash charges dropped against Fla. cop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors are dropping criminal charges against a South Florida police officer who had been accused of slashing tires at a gas station.   &..
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Redistricting rewrite before Florida Senate panel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate Reapportionment Committee is taking another stab at redistricting the chamber.    The panel is set Tuesday to vote out a ..
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