Collier deputies search for missing girl, father

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies are asking for the public's help in locating a 23-year-old Collier County man and his 3-year-old daughter who have been missing since Thursday after..
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Car hits 16-year-old on bike in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A vehicle hit a pedestrian this afternoon at SR-90 and Whistlers Cove Blvd. in Naples. The pedestrian was a 16-year-old on a bicycle, but there has been no confirmed ..
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LCEC: buying LED lights saves big bucks in the long run

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The holidays are here, and the lights are going up around southwest Florida. This year, flipping the switch doesn't have to drain your wallet. The last thing any..
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Occupy Ft. Myers protesters go their separate ways

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- After more than a month of demonstrating against corporate greed, Occupy Fort Myers demonstrators have broken camp and left to go their separate ways, according t..
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CCSO: Sandhill Blvd. blocked due to gas leak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies and Charlotte County Fire/EMS are on scene of a gas leak in front of Sandhill Apartments on Sandhill Boulevard. CCSO deputies..
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CCSO detectives looking for jewelry robber in JCPenny store

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives are looking for a man who stole jewelry from the JCPenny store inside Town Center Mall in Port Charlotte Thursday aftern..
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Judge says McCready must hand over son or face arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The judge presiding over country singer Mindy McCready's custody case has signed an order that gives authorities the power to pick up her son, Zander, and bring h..
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School bus accident in Naples causes injuries and road block

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- There has been a head-on collision involving a school bus and an S.U.V. at Immokalee Rd. and 39th Ave. NE in Collier County. According to the Collier County S..
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Environmental groups challenge Fla. water rule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Five environmental groups are challenging a water pollution rule the state has drafted as an alternative to tougher federal regulations proposed for Florid..
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Gov. Scott touts new gun plant good investment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says the state's contribution in bringing a new gun manufacturing plant to Kissimmee is a good investment for taxpayers and will help..
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Local woman pays tribute to late mother, a WINK pioneer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachid Haoues

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A local woman is paying tribute to her late mother, who worked as a newscaster on WINK radio during and right after World War II. Gail Krauss even has some of the..
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Fla. Gov. wants colleges to review hazing rules

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is calling on university presidents to examine hazing rules in the wake of the death of a Florida A&M University drum major.&nb..
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World AIDS Day 2011 goal: 'Getting to Zero'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today marks the 23rd Annual World AIDS Day. Currently, more than 56,000 Americans are newly infected each year. While much has been done in the last two decades t..
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Clock is ticking for McCready to return son to Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Mindy McCready has until 5 p.m. today to return her son, Zander, to Lee County. McCready does not have legal custody of her 5-year-old son, but reportedly took hi..
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2 ex-Rothstein associates charged in Ponzi scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Two more former associates of convicted Florida Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein are facing federal charges.    Prosecutors said Thursday that 66-y..
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LCSO: interstate counterfeiting ring brought to abrupt end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two brothers engaged in a counterfeiting money operation have been arrested. Their operation was brought to an abrupt end during a traffic stop on I-75 in N..
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No plea deal for Neuberger

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- One of the men charged in the brutal murder of an Estero woman stood before a judge Thursday. So far, the state has not offered a plea deal for Christopher N..
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Pitfalls of trying to be the 'perfect' parent of a newborn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Parents of newborns show poorer adjustment to their new role if they believe society expects them to be "perfect" moms and dads, a new study shows.  Here to ..
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Ex-Peru airline exec guilty in price fixing scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A former executive at a Peruvian airline has become the latest to plead guilty in a broad U.S. investigation into price fixing in the air cargo industry.   &..
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Suspect in Cape sexual assault sentenced to life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On November 15, 2010 Cape Coral Police received a 911 call from a home on SW Embers Terrace at 9:39am. The caller told dispatchers that she had just been violentl..
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