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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Boy arrested after taking truck from impound lot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EATONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 10-year-old central Florida boy broke into an impound lot by scaling a 10-foot chain-link fence and stole a pickup truck.   &nbs..
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Wildlife officials rescue baby manatee from inlet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials in central Florida rescued an orphaned baby manatee from Sebastian Inlet.    The manatee was taken to SeaWorld Orlando where ..
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Facebook friend request averts tragedy in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A Facebook friend request from a Pasco County Sheriff's deputy may have saved a suicidal man's life.    Officials say an armed man in Odessa barricaded himself in a ..
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US Justice Dept. to probe Miami police shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Federal officials are planning a civil investigation into whether Miami police violated the civil rights of seven African-American suspects who were fatally shot over ..
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Pampering businesses booming, students learning at same time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The economy is forcing everyone to pinch pennies where they can.  With the holiday season gearing up, people are trying to save even more but studies show ..
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Struggling homeowners find help with Wells Fargo workshop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A new report reveals one in every 190 Lee County homes got a foreclosure notice in October. One bank is offering advice, and new hope, for those strugg..
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Watch for whales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

SANIBEL, Fla. - The refreshing waters of Sanibel are enticing to nearly everyone and everything. But there is a much larger member of the animal kingdom that is hanging out near th..
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Mangrove Cafe back in business after explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - In the restaurant industry, opening night is always a form of organized chaos. It was no different Wednesday night, as the team of cooks, servers and bartenders at t..
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Bonita Springs City Council holds off on soup kitchen vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla -- The Bonita Springs City Council holds off on a vote that would allow a soup kitchen to permanently set up in the community. Cafe of Life is a non-profit that..
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Lee Salvation Army hiring security for Red Kettle Campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's that time of year again. Starting Thursday, the Lee County Salvation Army rolls out its Red Kettle Campaign.But this year, you won't just find bell ringers o..
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Plane evacuated at South Florida airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A commercial passenger plane was evacuated at Palm Beach International Airport after a suspicious substance was reported.    Airport spo..
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Federal judge rules Occupy ordinances unconstitutional

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Occupy Fort Myers attorney Jennifer Keesler is speaking out for the first time about the legal battle the group has waged against the city of palms. Tuesday a fed..
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