Ft. Myers Occupier arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Occupy Fort Myers protester, Constance Galati, was arrested in Centennial Park Thursday night after arguing with police officers. Officers from the Fort Myers Pol..
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Scott says health law won't prevail in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott says he's convinced the landmark federal health care law will not prevail at the U.S. Supreme Court.    In an editorial ..
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Sarasota police bust 2 Italian citizens for grow house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested two Italian citizens for operating a grow house in a Sarasota neighborhood. Narcotics detectives with the Special ..
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CARES 5K Walk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-So far this year 99 people have committed suicide in Lee County.  But there is a local group working to prevent suicides and help families cope.  Joanne ..
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CCSO investigates dismembered cats found on golf course

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-Employees at the Port Charlotte Golf Club,22400 Gleneagles Terrace, made the gruesome discovery Thursday. A dead, mutilated cat was discovered in the rough beh..
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Thanksgiving thin-tervention

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Fitness on the Move Membership Director Mike Drumm gives us tips on how to maintain during the holidays instead of gaining weight.
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Inaugural Pigs in Paradise Barbecue festival

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 IMMOKALEE, Fla.  They will be pullin' pork and slingin' sauce this weekend at the Seminole Casino in Immokalee.  It's the inaugural Pigs in Paradise Barbecue festiv..
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Occupy Fort Myers kicked out overnight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police overtake Occupy Fort Myers overnight. The protesters were given two choices,  leave or go to jail.  The group obeyed peacefully although one pers..
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FMPD to Occupy protestors: leave at night or be arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dozens of tents have filled Centennial Park for a month as the home base of Occupy Fort Myers. But Thursday night, that all changed.Around 11 p.m., Fort Myers Po..
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Twihards line up at Gulf Coast Town Center for Twilight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Hundreds of people lined up outside the Gulf Coast Town Center in Fort Myers Thursday night to catch the fourth installment of the Twilight movie series.Those f..
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Occupy Naples joins in on national day of action

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - The Occupy Movement's national day of action spread to Naples, where a small group protested in front of Bank of America. Around 20 people held their signs calling f..
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Kids being kids or possible assault? All in protecting kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Kids being kids or possible assault?  Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies show up at a local elementary school after two kids are caught kissing on the pl..
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Boat crash survivor speaks about loss of racing partner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- Last Friday Stephen Page lost his racing partner and best friend when their boat crashed in a race in Key West. Now, Page is doing everything he can to honor the..
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Some with Occupy Ft. Myers share personal stories

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FT. MYERS, Fla -- "I've always been like a tomboy I guess! I'm not about makeup and all that, I can rough it!" said Danielle Quina, 22, has been with Occupy Fort Myers from the beg..
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Naples PD investigates lewd email sent to City Council

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NAPLES, Fla.- A criminal investigation is underway after a sexually explicit e-mail showed up in the inboxes of Naples City Council members. The message detailed a laundry list of ..
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Charlotte Firefighters say county owes them raises.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.-In 2008, Charlotte County Firefighters agreed to make concessions to help the county trim its budget. Jay Nine with the International Association Of Firefight..
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Salute to Troops, Thousands of flags wave in a Naples park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NAPLES, Fla.- On Thursday, 12,714 American flags are waving in Naples' Cambier Park. That's the number of South Florida area residents who are currently serving or who have served ..
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Ft. Myers Occupiers may be kicked out of the park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- From Southwest Florida to Los Angeles to New York City, the Occupy movement is holding a "day of action." Thousands are marching to mark the second month of its p..
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Salvation Army of Lee launches Red Kettle Campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties hopes to raise $600,000 during its annual holiday Red Kettle campaign. The ambitious undertaking was announc..
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Lights, camera, Suncoast: video creates controversy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 26-minute long video about the Suncoast Estates in North Fort Myers, posted on YouTube, is creating controversy. The producer says he just wants to show t..
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