Faced with high fees, some flee to smaller banks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL- The story we originally told you about debit card fees being implemented at some major banks, included Wells Fargo, which is incorrect. Wells Fargo is not one of th..
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Equusearch to help in search for Amy Patterson

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- It's been nearly three months since the disappearance of Lee County teacher Amy Patterson.  Her ex-husband and current boyfriend, Daniel Proctor, is the on..
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Convicted human trafficker talks about past life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEE COUNTY, FL-Young women forced into sex slavery.A woman convicted of the crime is coming clean about her past in an unconventional way. Naomi Vasquez says, "if I could take it a..
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Fort Myers mom arrested for baby's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- The mother of a 17-month old boy found dead is arrested and charged with homicide and child neglect. "it was sad, he was young. I never thought I would have to do t..
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Girl hit by car while crossing road in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Wednesday, at 7:58 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a vehicle versus pedestrian crash. The incident occurred near the business addre..
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Company promotes Lehigh Acres on YouTube

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A local real estate firm is trying to shed some positive light on Lehigh Acres, using a camera and YouTube to tell the story. The Chang Group, based in Fort Myer..
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Suspected bank robbers in Federal Court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces the return by a grand jury of an indictment charging Michael James Harrell (31, Fort Myers) and Matthew Rollins..
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Shooting near Murdock Middle School causes scare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Just before 2:30 p.m., two men got into an argument near Murdock Middle School. One man shot at the vehicle of the other man. The car was hit and the suspect ..
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Edison Faculty calls for President to resign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Edison State College Faculty Senate is calling for the District President Kenneth Walker to step down. This comes after months of scandal over allowing stude..
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Firearms simulation for local reporters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS. Fla.- Local T.V. and print reporters participated in firearms training simulation on Thursday. The Fort Myers police run the training, and each officer in the city must..
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CCSO ask help identifying hotel scammer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a man they suspect is linked to a hotel fraud case.Detectives say the man trav..
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Desoto flood warning remains in effect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- A river flood warning is still in effect for the Peace River in Arcadia. At 11 a.m., the river stage was at 10.9 feet, with a flood level of 11 feet. The rive..
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County employees plant bomb hoax, 'practical joke'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two county employees were in court this morning. William Prussman and Randall Feinstein are accused of planting a fake bomb at county-owned gas pumps on September..
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Feds indict 24 in Fla. for pill dealing, fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Twenty-four people have been indicted in South Florida for allegedly trafficking in pain pills and conspiring to defraud Medicare.    Federal prosecutor..
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Problems with breath-test machines in Sarasota Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Sarasota County prosecutors have decided not to use alcohol breath-test results in about 100 current DUI cases in Sarasota and Manatee counties after learning..
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Fort Myers woman arrested for child manslaughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 21-year-old woman, facing charges for child manslaughter, was in court Thursday morning.  Brittney Wells was arrested regarding the death of a 2-year-old c..
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Elderly Fort Myers couple found dead in hot tub

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Tragedy for a Gateway community after a couple was found dead in their hot tub. "It was very shocking, of course, especially very disturbing," said son-in-l..
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CCSO busts Port Charlotte crack dealer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a Port Charlotte woman for drug dealing in Crack Cocaine. Arrested was Helene Marie Pious, 48, o..
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Harley opens Latin America headquarters in Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson Inc. is opening a permanent Latin America headquarters in Miami.    The Milwaukee-based company said Thursday the m..
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Fla. man accidentally shoots himself

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) - Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say a 22-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the head while showing his girlfriend a handgun.    Deput..
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