Lake Okeechobee at lowest level in 4 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The water level in Lake Okeechobee has fallen below 10 feet above sea level for the first time since 2007. The lake fell to 9.96 feet Saturday mor..
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Man accused of killing Fla. baby arrested in Ala.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of killing a 6-month-old baby in the Florida Panhandle has been arrested in Alabama and is awaiting extradition. Fort Walton Beach..
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Seaplane makes hard landing along Brevard coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - A seaplane made a hard landing in a creek near Cape Canaveral after its engine malfunctioned during takeoff. Authorities say the plane took off Fri..
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Boy, 12, charged with murder in toddler's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy in Jacksonville has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old half brother. State Attorney Angela Corey ..
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Forensic expert testifies in Anthony murder trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ORLANDO (AP) - An FBI forensic expert and an Orange County crime scene unit investigator have testified about evidence found in Casey Anthony's car. The Florida mother is accu..
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Gunman sought in Lehigh Acres home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's deputies are searching for the gunman in a Friday night shooting in Lehigh Acres.Investigators say Juan Lopez, 25, was shot following a co..
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Crash shuts down portion of S.R. 82

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A crash shut down a portion of State Road 82 in Lehigh this afternoon. It happened around 12:15, just east of Alabama Road. Officials say there were injuries i..
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Fund set up for baby of shooting victim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Shannon Smith says her sister Nicole was a lot of things... a sister, daughter, and friend. But being a mother to 3 month-old Jaleah Aria Smith was her life. "Sh..
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Church hit by A/C thieves three times

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Broadway Church of God in Lee County had A/C units stolen in March. Just two months later, they have been hit again. Pastor Chuck Smith says thieves visited ..
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Tables Turn: Deputies and movers show up at bank to seize property for homeowner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A bank foreclosure story you've got to see to believe. A Collier County couple turns the tables on Bank of America, the bank that tried to foreclose on their..
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Soldier burial site re-dedicated in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The northeast corner of Fowler Street and 2nd Street in Fort Myers may not look very special now, but it's rich history spans back more than a century and a half..
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New Lee Co. Superintendent talks future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dr. Joseph Burke addressed principals, school employees and business leaders at the State of the Schools breakfast Friday morning.  The incoming superintend..
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Church hit by A/C thieves three times

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Broadway Church of God in Lee County had A/C units stolen in March. Just two months later, they have been hit again. Pastor Chuck Smith says thieves visited ..
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Former Fort Myers preschool director takes plea deal in sex abuse case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Don Trummel plead no contest in court Friday morning, concerning allegations that he sexually abused multiple little girls at Fort Myers Villas Pre-School. As par..
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ACLU sues to stop enforcement of new elections law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida is suing to stop enforcement of a new elections law that critics say was written to discourage voters likely ..
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Fla. Gov. Scott signs bill regulating 'pill mills'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott signed a new law Friday aimed at controlling the state's "pill mills" and "shed Florida's reputation as the oxy express" by penalizing ..
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CCSO catches two air conditioner unit thieves red handed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Two Charlotte County Sheriff's District Commanders caught two air conditioner unit thieves red handed Thursday. Thieves have been cutting copper lines to a/c ..
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Cape Police arrest man for Grand Theft Auto and Animal Cruelty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On May 27th shortly after midnight, Cape Coral Police were called to the home of Carla St. Surin. St. Surin told police that her boyfriend, Michael Young, told he..
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Preparing seniors for hurricane season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Older adults may be among the most vulnerable victims when hurricanes strike. That's why Home Instead Senior Care has issued a disaster safety preparation checklist to help prepare..
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Fort Myers car crash leads to murder investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers police are investigating the murder of James Manning, 26, of North Fort Myers in the Dunbar area. The call came in just after midnight on Friday ..
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