Fort Myers Beach Bash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

One in 13 Floridians will suffer a traumatic injury.  But a team of professionals at the Lee Trauma Center are ready to help!  Now's your turn to help them out at this we..
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SWFL Big Brothers Big Sisters closes after 40 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - The recession strikes a popular Southwest Florida program. Thursday, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Florida announced it's closing its doors. BBBS is not..
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Brazen boat burglar caught on camera in North Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Busted or soon to be. That's what one North Fort Myers boat owner is hoping after he catches a boat burglar in the act on surveillance cameras. "Basicall..
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15-year-old arrested after allegedly having sex with boy, 6, in Punta Gorda restroom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- A disturbing arrest in Charlotte County. A 15-year old is accused of performing a sex act on a six year-old boy. Deputies said the crime happened at a summer c..
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ONLY ON WINK: Father fighting to get abducted daughter back

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - After a messy divorce, a father is getting help trying to get his daughter back after her mother took her to Columbia without saying a word. Friends of Doug Trombino..
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2 new green initiatives at FGCU

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

ESTERO, Fla.- Florida Gulf Coast University is trying to reduce their carbon footprint by encouraging more students to "go green". "You put the wheels in here and then lockdown the..
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Elderly Lehigh Acres woman drives car through her kitchen, reverses into neighbor's living room

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- An elderly Lehigh Acres woman accidentally crashed into her house, and then her neighbor's home...the car, finally lodging in Gina Wright's living room. "I was ..
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Governor Scott on the Line: Robo Calls come to SW Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Southwest Floridians may be getting phone calls from Governor Rick Scott.   The Republican party is distributing recorded messages from the governor, via robo calls.Some ..
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Fire behavior at Oil Well Rd fire surprises DOF crews

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-- The brush fire burning between I-75 and U.S. 41 near Oil Well Rd. in Punta Gorda was 95% contained at nearly 250 acres Thursday. Firefighters with the Florida D..
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Thieves steal 4-thousand dollars in storm drain covers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

ALVA, FL-Thousands of dollars of your taxpayer dollars gone down the drain.That's after thieves stole at least 10 storm drain covers from various Lee County locations. Metal drains..
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Four teens arrested for starting Cape Coral fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Several teens are arrested for setting a fire in Cape Coral. The thirteen year-olds were reportedly playing with lighters. The fire ignited in the 2000 block..
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SWFL teens having tough time finding summer jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Charlotte High graduate Jessica Bryant is set to start Lee Central Tech in the fall, but not unless she can find a job. "I've applied everywhere online. I went ..
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CCSO2go: Technology that's here to serve and protect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier Star:  The Collier County Sheriff’s Office has launched CCSO2go, an innovative iPhone app that gives users an array of CCSO news and safet..
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250-acre brush fire continues to burn in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - A 250-acre brush fire  is 95 percent contained but continues to burn in Charlotte County. The fire is burning between I-75 and US 41 near Oil Well Road..
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Man gets life for fatally beating toddler

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to life in prison for beating his girlfriend's toddler daughter to death. A Hillsborough County judge sentenced 23-year-o..
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Man gets life for fatally beating toddler

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to life in prison for beating his girlfriend's toddler daughter to death. A Hillsborough County judge sentenced 23-year-o..
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Teen guilty in fatal drug robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SHALIMAR, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle teen has been convicted for his part in a fatal drug robbery. An Okaloosa County jury found 17-year-old Kyle Walling guilty Thursday of fi..
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Only a few days left the help hungry children this summer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Peanut butter and jelly.  These two food items are staples for children-and during the summer, children in Lee and Collier counties will depend on them for s..
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Harry Chapin gets check from local law firm to help feed the needy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - An open house at a Fort Myers law firm, will help feed the needy in Southwest Florida.   Recently, Fowler White Boggs hosted an open house and donated $5.00 ..
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Florida drought wilts crops, sparks wildfires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A severe drought across vast swaths of Florida is wilting crops, sparking wildfires and sinking one of the country's largest lakes to historically low ..
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