Cause of Lehigh house fire still unknown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The Lehigh Acres Fire Marshal says nothing has been ruled out as investigators look for the cause of Wednesday's house fire. Inspectors combed through every in..
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Sales tax holiday: What is exempt?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla--Starting Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14th, you won't have to pay state sales tax on some back to school items thanks to the sales tax holiday. But bef..
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Precautionary boil water notice for FM Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Due to a water break servicing a fire hydrant, service will be interrupted beginning at 2:00 AM Friday, August 12, 2011 for residents and businesses in the follow..
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Government-owned foreclosures up for rent?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Realtors say it's help for the housing market-- coming just a little too late. "I'm not sure that we're in the position in this time that we really need something..
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Officer died of heat stroke during SWAT tryout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a South Florida police officer who collapsed during his department's SWAT team tryouts earlier this year died from heat stroke.    B..
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Port Charlotte Beach Complex contaminated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Florida Department of Health (DOH) Charlotte County Health Department is issuing a beach advisory for the Port Charlotte Beach Complex. This area should b..
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Woman pleads no contest in scheme to sell grandson

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for a scheme to sell her infant grandson.    A Volusia County judge sen..
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Plan to save $ includes hiring more firefighters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money, and the Golden Gate Fire Chief just got the go ahead to save you thousands.  The plan involves hiring more firefighters. "It's a challe..
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Colo. fugitive sister: 'I deserved to get shot'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - A court document says the fugitive sister shot by police in Colorado after a nationwide manhunt told police she "deserved to get shot."    Twent..
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Two of NASA's space shuttles meet nose-to-nose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's retired space shuttles are trading places.    In a rare nose-to-nose encounter, Discovery and Endeavour met outside the shuttle ha..
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Lynn Hall, Bowditch and Bonita Park deemed unsafe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Fort Myers, Fla.— The Lee County Health Department is posting an advisory on Lynn Hall and Bonita beaches as unsafe for swimmers due to high levels of bacteria identified in ..
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Imaginarium Turns Sweet 16 amid Changes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Imaginarium is celebrating its 16th birthday, while undergoing some changes in its marketing, and questions about how much money it takes from the Fort Myers ..
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Florida a leader in setting reading standards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new federal report shows Florida is a leader in setting reading proficiency standards but lags a bit in math.    The National Assessment o..
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It's official: FGCU is now a Division 1 school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- It is a distinction more than five years in the making. Florida Gulf Coast university officials learned Thursday afternoon that the university is now officially an NC..
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Gov. Scott goes fishing in the Florida Keys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott went fishing in the Florida Keys to promote tourism. Scott and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Chairwoman Kathy Barko c..
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'Running on Empty' rally comes to Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS,. Fla.- Despite dips in the stock market and falling crude oil prices, gas prices are still a lot higher than what many drivers can afford. A grassroots organization, fr..
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CCSO investigates trailer fire and death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.-Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives released the name of the woman who died in her mobile home fire in Grove City this morning. Julie Cott..
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4 years later, search still on for deputy's killer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Four years after Broward County Sheriff's Sgt. Christopher Reyka was gunned down in a drugstore parking lot, his colleagues gathered to pay respects.&nbs..
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Report: 2 women injured in drive-by shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two women were injured in a drive-by shooting in Daytona Beach.    The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports the shooting hap..
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Arrest made in deaths of 4 found in burning home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Marion County Sheriff's officials say they've arrested a man suspected of killing two women and two children whose bodies were found inside a burning home. ..
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