Shop for Success

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Come support the non-profit Dress For Success at the first annual "Shop for Success" event at Bell Tower Shops, Thursday, October 27th 5 - 9 pm.  You can also..
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Christmas Cheer Registration at The Salvation Army

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Christmas Cheer Registration at The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Counties The Salvation Army10291 McGregor Blvd.Fort Myers, FL 33919(239) ..
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Smoking ban partially lifted in Fla. prisons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Prison officials have lifted a ban on smoking for Florida prison employees. But inmates are still banned from smoking under the new policy put in plac..
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Edison State shakeup continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Big developments in the scandal rocking Edison State College.  The school's president was almost fired Tuesday night, another high ranking V.P. did get fir..
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Replace dollar bill to reduce national debt?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Could the all-American dollar bill be disappearing?It's one of the cost-cutting ideas being considered by the Washington super-committee that's trying to cut dow..
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Local community ranked '4th Worst Housing Market'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Another dubious distinction for Southwest Florida real estate: one community is ranked in the top five in the nation, on a list of the "Worst Housing Markets."D..
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Amy Patterson's mother reveals new details

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

PINE ISLAND, Fla.- Its been just more than two months since Amy Patterson was reported missing.The Lee County Sheriff's Office brought in outside help to search the land and water ..
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Surging travel trend across SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

NAPLES, Fla. -- Local leisure, and travel. If you're strapped for cash - those are usually the first to go on your list. But AAA says, this October, something is different. Pe..
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Report: Fort Myers police discriminated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police Chief Doug Baker is under fire as a group of activists calls for him to step down, following a new report out that shows his force discriminated..
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Perry lays out economic plan ahead of SWFL visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

GRAY COURT, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry proposed dramatic tax and spending changes Tuesday, saying he would let Americans choose between a 20 percent f..
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Collier Co. Commission votes on soliciting issue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Two veteran charities will now face closer scrutiny from the state. The Collier County Commission voted to crack down on who is allowed to solicit money on county roa..
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Fla. lawmakers haven't set up leadership funds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's top legislators aren't in any hurry to set up so-called leadership funds.    State lawmakers last spring promised that the public ..
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60 people involved in campus brawl, no injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Daytona Beach are looking into a campus brawl that involved 60 people.    Police told the Orlando Sentinel Tuesday  th..
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Lee delays decison on Bonita taking medical calls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee county commissioners put off a decision on whether to allow the city of Bonita Springs to split off from the county's emergency medical services. A special magistrate will cons..
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Giant Lego man found on beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SIESTA KEY, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has taken into protective custody a giant Lego® man who appeared on Siesta Key Public Beach today. A beachgoer found the ..
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Edison president fires another top administrator

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Edison State College President Dr. Kenneth Walker has fired another top administrator. The college district Vice President and Dean of Instruction in Arts and Sci..
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Fatal accident in Lehigh takes life of CSA

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A member of the Fort Myers Police Department was killed in an accident today in Lehigh Acres. The two-car crash tied up traffic for hours and is still under inv..
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'Occupiers' demonstrate in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County is the latest part of Southwest Florida to feel the rippling effects of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Dozens of protesters gathered Tuesday o..
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Man pleads not guilty in unruly passenger case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A Florida man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of interfering with a flight crew after his allegedly hysterical behavior on a Southwest Airlines plane led ..
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2 women charged with helping 2 Fla. inmates flee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two women have been charged with helping two maximum security inmates escape from a Florida jail.    Authorities tell the Vero Beach Press-Jo..
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