Suncoast roads suffer, even without flooding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Suncoast in North Fort Myers got a soaking and some of the unpaved roads there are nearly impassable. Cars have been zigzagging their way down Laurel Lane a..
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Lakeport residents clean up after high winds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKEPORT, Fla.- WINK is surveying the damage left behind from storms and the high winds that came along with those downpours. In this video you can see the damage with debris scatt..
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Abortion foes to picket condoms in fashion show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An anti-abortion group says it will picket a central Ohio fashion show featuring dresses made of condoms.    The Columbus Dispatch reports an a..
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Store clerk in Fla. shoots, kills would-be robber

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A convenience store manager grabbed a gun from under the counter and shot a robber in the knee when the man scooped up the clerk's infant daughter, deputies and ..
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NCH patient rips out IV, throws it at nurse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A disorderly patient at Naples Community Hospital, was arrested on felony battery charges after ripping out his I.V. and throwing it at a nurse. The patient, Paul Ben..
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4th arrest made in Philadelphia basement case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a fourth person has been charged in a case in which four mentally disabled people were found locked up in a Philadelphia basement, allegedly so ..
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Rain causes Caloosahatchee River to flood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla- Over four inches of rain and wind caused the river to surge over the sea wall and get dangerously close to waterfront apartment complexes.
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Former Miami Dolphin player faces battery charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Former Miami Dolphins wide receiver James McKnight was arrested following a domestic violence incident in South Florida.    According to..
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EXCLUSIVE: Cape Councilman says, I made the calls.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - Cape Coral Councilman Pete Brandt admits to making a series of calls to BABES strip club in Fort Myers. A Cape Coral political watchdog group uncovered the calls o..
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New app latest tactic for Immokalee Coalition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- You've heard of the game Angry Birds.. but how about Angry Tomatoes?Its the latest tactic for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to spread their message of fair wa..
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Winds cause down power line on Fort Myers Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour blew over a power line onto a wet Estero Boulevard causing it so shoot sparks. Deputies had to shut down the road naer Bo..
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Local heavy rainfall causes flooding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Locally heavy rainfall may cause flooding of streets and low lying flood prone areas. Total rainfall between 1 to 3 inches is expected through midday Wednesday, with isolated areas..
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Cape urges no travel after storms flood streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral city officials advised drivers to stay off the roads on Tuesday night after two days of heavy rain left several streets flooded.Drivers were caught of..
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Local bank offers $5 a month with new account

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Paying you to bank?  It means free money!  Many of the bigger banks have announced they'll begin charging you but one local bank has announced the..
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Heavy rain causes flooding in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Tuesday proved to be a rainy day and night.  Heavy rain fell throughout southwest Florida causing flooding problems and headaches for many.Since Monday we ..
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Ft. Myers voters decide the fate of police chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Fort Myers, Fla.- Voters in Fort Myers will soon decide whether or not the police chief should be an elected official. A Fort Myers group is making a last ditch push for the change..
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Shooting in East Naples leaves 1 man dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EAST NAPLES, Fla.- An afternoon shooting at a convenience store in East Naples has left one man dead. The Collier County Sheriffs Office confirms that a customer was acting erratic..
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Despite controversy, Harrel ready for work

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Even if it weren't raining, it would still be a gloomy time at Edison State College. School President Kenneth Walker created a firestorm of controversy last week..
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Immigrant jailed in case of officer's stolen ID

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Mexican immigrant is accused of using the stolen identity of a Texas police officer for more than a decade.    Pasco County Sh..
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Fla. judge drops election suit, but case not over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami federal judge has dismissed a legal challenge to a new Florida election law, but that doesn't end the case.    The law must still be approved or..
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