Fighting a bad rap: N. Ft. Myers as a 'destination'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Call it "must-visit" marketing: North Fort Myers is lpromoting its businesses. The chamber of commerce is using the slogan "Discover North Fort Myers: Your ..
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Naples police need help identifying video game thief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- On Saturday, an unidentified suspect entered the Books-A-Million located in Naples Plaza, 2063 9th Street North, and stole multiple Xbox video games valued around $30..
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Lee County election results bring change

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- In case you missed the results of yesterday's elections, there will be some new faces on the Cape Coral City Council after a major shake up. Two incumbents are be..
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CCSO looking to ID thief who stole from Salvation Army

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identify a thief caught on surveillance at the Salvation Army, 2120 Loveland Blvd. in Port ..
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Group aims to protects kids from skin cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local nonprofit organization is protecting your kids from getting skin cancer. Whether it's recess or gym, every day elementary school children are outside play..
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New senior living community brings jobs to SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Another senior living community is set to open in Southwest Florida and it's bringing hundreds of jobs to Bonita Springs. Community developers, city leaders, ..
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Collier teen charged in bus stop stabbing goes to court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The teen accused of killing a classmate at a Collier County bus stop is in a courtroom this Wednesday. His lawyers want the judge to throw out statements Jorg..
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Person killed by train in Palm Beach Gardens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Fire rescue officials say a person was struck and killed by a train in Palm Beach County.    A spokesman for Palm Beach Gardens Fire ..
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Judge considers trying Barahonas separately

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A judge is set to decide whether a South Florida couple accused of killing their adoptive daughter will be tried together or separately.    A courts spo..
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Miami book fair reflects on Caribbean independence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Almost fifty years ago, a loose confederation of Caribbean islands broke apart as two members established their independence after centuries of colonization. &nbs..
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3 hurt when fire breaks out at Miami senior center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Officials say some 50 senior citizens were forced to evacuate when fire broke out in a Miami assisted living facility.    Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officia..
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Ex-boyfriend questioned in missing Fla. mom case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities are questioning a Florida dad days after the disappearance of his 27-year-old ex-girlfriend.    Steven Louis was arrested after driving into..
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Sean could become a hurricane by Thursday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Sean could become a hurricane by tomorrow. At 4:00 p.m., the center of Tropical Storm Sean was located near Latitude 28.7 North, Longitude 70.5 West. Sean is moving toward the nort..
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Lee County election results are in

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Click here to view the results of the 2011 Lee County elections.
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Coast Guard OKs winding down BP spill cleanup

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard is ready to reduce BP's responsibility for cleaning up oil that may still wash ashore on the U.S. Gulf Coast after last year's spill, a move offi..
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Two incumbents defeated in Cape Coral city council election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral city council will have a new look after two incumbents were voted out in Tuesday's council elections. Council members Bill Deile and Pete Bra..
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Lee County Sheriff's deputy shoots NFM family's dog

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A North Fort Myers family is mourning the loss of a loved one: their Labrador-mix, Shadow. Lee County Sheriff's Office says a deputy had no choice but to op..
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Burned worker tries to forget TECO gas explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- "I don't want to remember that day. But I can't get it out of my head," says Mario Santos of the massive explosion and fire last November 11th in Lee County. Sant..
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Isles of Capri residents rally behind dismissed chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

  ISLES OF CAPRI, Fla.- Residents of the Isles of Capri are rallying behind chief Emilio Rodriguez. Rodriguez was terminated from his post at the fire district Friday. The cou..
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Fort Myers police chief will remain appointed position

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The decision was made in Tuesday's election to keep the job of police chief an appointed position.  About 40 percent of voters were hoping to make it an el..
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