LCSO:Teacher likely victim of domestic homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Mariner Middle School teacher Amy Patterson disappeared in July.  Now her ex-husband, who she is dating again, Daniel Proctor, is being called a suspect.&n..
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Beach renourishment could last into tourism season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - An extensive beach renourishment project underway at Fort Myers Beach was expected to wrap by September, but a series of setbacks is pushing back the deadl..
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Deadly disease killing Florida palms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A new, deadly disease is quickly killing palm trees throughout the state. But it's how the lethal bacteria is being spread that has experts talking. It's called Texas Phoenix Palm ..
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Deadly forklift accident in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A fatal accident has happened at 630 Fountainhead Way in Naples on Wednesday evening. A re-roofing project is under way at that address. A worker was moving roofing m..
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New developments in the ongoing sagas at Edison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Administrators at Edison State College are accused of forging signatures, pressuring employees and misleading students about the nursing schools accreditation, ..
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Where should lawmakers draw district lines?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

NAPLES, Fla.- It's a hot topic every ten years: where should lawmakers draw district lines?Legislators have been touring the state, asking Floridians that question. Wednesday, they..
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Man arrested after fighting over a can of ravioli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies Monday arrested a South Punta Gorda Heights teen after he and his older brother argued over a can of ravioli. Kyle Preston Al..
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Arrest made in Jacksonville shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they've arrested one suspect and are searching for another responsible for a drug turf-related Jacksonville shooting that left three peopl..
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'Dragons' stolen from the Shell Factory

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thieves hit the Shell Factory in North Fort Myers, but what they took has left managers there scratching their heads.  Managers at the Shell Factory sa..
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Teaching Budgeting to those getting help from Lee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A financial planning expert is teaching about 600 people a month in Lee county, how to manage their money. Dawn Russell is helping people budget wisely. The peopl..
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Florida GOP chair with ALS stepping down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (AP) - Republican Party of Florida Chairman Dave Bitner is stepping down as he continues to battle Lou Gehrig's disease.    Bitner is expected to fo..
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Fla. court restores convicted MD's medical license

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida court has restored the medical license of an eye doctor convicted in a political corruption case.    A three-judge panel of the 1s..
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CCSO: Sign up for 'Self Defense for Women' class

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is taking registrations now for the next one-day only “Self-Defense for Women” class. The free course ..
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Collier woman attacked by alligator

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COPELAND, Fla.- A 90-year-old woman, who has been identified as Margaret Webb, was bitten by an alligator near the intersection of State Road 29 and County Road 837, about two and ..
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Search continues for missing school teacher

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County deputies continue their search for a missing middle school teacher from Bokeelia. Deputies say Mariner Middle School teacher Amy Patterson has not been..
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Katia strengthening; too early to determine threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tropical Storm Katia was gaining strength Wednesday in the Atlantic Ocean and is likely to become a hurricane, but forecasters said it was too soon to ..
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Fla. lawmaker: Carson comments 'reprehensible'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Florida Republican Allen West says he is considering quitting the Congressional Black Caucus over remarks by Indiana Rep. Andre Carson, who says the tea party w..
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LCSO and Cape PD investigate Sunset Towers death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Our partners at the News-Press are reporting that the Lee County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Cape Coral Police, are investigating a death at Sunset..
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Bank robbery at Preferred Community Bank in Lehigh

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- On Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at approximately 10:26 am, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the Preferred Community Bank, 2511 Lee..
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Sheriff wants more deputies to fight drug abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) - The Pasco County Sheriff says he wants more deputies to help fight prescription drug abuse.    Sheriff Chris Nocco told Pasco County commissio..
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