US stops submarine-like craft in western Caribbean

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says it has caught another submarine-like craft carrying cocaine in the Caribbean Sea.    A statement issued Wednesday said Coast G..
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House speaker says Fla. primary likely Jan. 31

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is poised to hold its presidential primary on Jan. 31, a move that likely would mean an earlier start to the GOP nominating contests than what the ..
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CCSO arrests 2, Oxycodone trafficker & dealer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives in two separate undercover drug buys Tuesday arrested an Oxycodone Trafficker and an Oxycodone Dealer. Da..
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Video released in Back Bay Market robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit have released surveillance video from the Sunday morning armed robbery of a convenience st..
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FPL briefly closes SR 80 for maintenance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- SR 80 will be shutdown briefly, Wednesday afternoon, as FPL conducts schedule maintenance. The road is expected to be closed between 1 and 2 p.m. and is only sche..
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3 arrested in Cape home break-in

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On September 28, 2011 at 11:15am, Cape Coral Police responded to a report of an occupied home burglary at 214 SE 26th Street. Jorge Sotomayor arrived home and wal..
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PETA taking action against 'gator hugging'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has posted an "action alert" on its website in an effort to urge Naples City Council to reverse its decision to allow an a..
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Bank robbery foiled by quick-thinking employee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral police were able to chase down, catch and arrest two masked men who attempted to rob the Santa Barbara Boulevard branch of Capital Bank this morning. T..
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NPD needs help identifying a suspected thief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Police are asking the public's help in identifying a man who stole two watches from Macy's department store. On September 25, 2011, the suspect stole the watches at M..
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Broward commission rejects airport restroom art

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Broward County Commission has rejected a plan to install mosaic blades of seagrass in 42 restrooms entrances at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Inter..
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Legoland Florida rides won't be regulated by state

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Officials say the roller coasters and other rides at Legoland Florida won't undergo state safety inspections.    That's because the theme park, ..
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Shell Oil gives away gas in Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Shell Oil is giving away free gas to hundreds of drivers in Miami.    A press release states that the gasoline giveaway in Miami is part of a national i..
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Pilar Rodriguez case could hit a snag today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.   The trial for a woman accused in the death of a 4-year- old in Charlotte County could hit a snag today.    The attorney for Meliss..
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East Naples chief steps down amid financial crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

  EAST NAPLES, Fla.- A new chief now leads the East Naples Fire District. Late Monday night Chief Keith Teague announced his resignation. "The department right now the district ha..
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Fla. welfare applicants less likely to use drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new Florida law requiring drug tests for welfare applicants has found them to be less likely than other people to use drugs, not more.    ..
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Beach advisory posted for Cape Yacht Club Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A warning for swimmers in Cape Coral.  The Lee County Health Department says people should not swim at the Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach until further notice..
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Shelter pets find new digs at Coastland Mall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- From the shelter to the storefront, some homeless pets are finding new digs in an unexpected place: the mall!"People come in, they're already shopping. They feel comf..
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CCSO close case on woman found in car at Walmart

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives closed the investigation today on the death of a woman found inside her car parked in a Wal-Mart parki..
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Cape protesters gather to save post offices

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- All across the nation, thousands gathered to protest proposed cuts to the United States Postal Service. Even locally, rallies are under way in Naples and Cape Cor..
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No emergency, or funds, for private rd. repair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee County has decided that there is no emergency in the rough, private roads in parts of North Fort Myers.   Commissioners will not spend taxpayer dollars to fix the was..
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