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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Collier deputies ask for public’s help identifying suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EAST NAPLES, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the man in these store video surveillance images taken from an Eas..
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Lawsuit accuses Florida prisons of censorship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal lawsuit filed Thursday accuses the Florida Department of Corrections of censorship, claiming the agency blocked inmates from getting publications..
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Fla. prison guards dump PBA, go with Teamsters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's prison guards and probation officers are dumping the Police Benevolent Association after more than three decades.    Election resu..
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Sheriff: Florida man seeking job killed in Ohio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CALDWELL, Ohio (AP) - A sheriff says a jobseeker from Florida has been killed and another from South Carolina has been shot after responding to a craigslist ad for a job on an Ohio..
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Sofia Vergara's fiance nixes US Senater run

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Sofia Vergara's fiance Nick Loeb is ending speculation about a possible political run.    The Republican businessman and the star of ABC's h..
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Lindsay Lohan's father enters plea deal, heads to Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Actress Lindsay Lohan’s estranged father will begin spending the next four months in a Fort Myers treatment facility Wednesday and participate in a domestic..
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'Big' John' returns to Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A familiar face is returning to Cape Coral. "Big John" has stood over the plaza near Cape Coral Parkway for more than 40 years. Now, after an extended vacation, J..
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Sandsculpting World Championship takes over Ft. Myers Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The shoreline along Fort Myers Beach is transformed in to a gallery of sorts. The works of art on display are made entirely out of sand! It may feel like de..
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Possible gas leak at nursing home detected

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Nearly 100 people in a West Palm Beach nursing home had to be moved after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected.    Officials tel..
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Fla. justices ban inmate from filing more appeals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court says 27 frivolous appeals are enough.    The justices on Thursday unanimously prohibited a prison inmate from fili..
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Jeb Bush, Carlos Gutierrez lead Latino conference

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez will lead a conference in Miami looking at new ways to reach out to conservative Hispa..
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Sewer line break disrupts South Fla. neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida neighborhood is covered in raw sewage - thanks to a sewer main break.    City officials worked into the night Wednesday after ..
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CCSO arrests man for stealing metal from Charlotte mine pit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested a Fort Myers man after he stole $3,000 worth of metal items from a mining pit in South Charlotte County near the Lee..
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