Man dies when wrong-way driver slams into bus stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - Police say a wrong-way driver slammed into a man waiting at a bus stop in Miami-Dade County.    Authorities say a husband and wife were sitting on..
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Hurricane Katia weakens to a Category 1 storm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Katia weakened to a Category 1 storm in the Atlantic early Wednesday and was not expected to hit land.    The hurricane - with maximum sustain..
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Appeals court says Florida can execute cop killer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal appeals court has lifted its stay of execution for a Florida man convicted of killing a police officer 33 years ago.    The 11th Circuit Court..
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Free college credits for Cape High School students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral High School class of 2011 saw an increase in the number of students earning an International Baccalaureate diploma. Last year 56 students at Cape C..
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Driver dies in Lehigh crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- On Tuesday, September 06, 2011, at 3:43 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash at the entrance to the Lehigh Regional Medical Center on Lee ..
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Teaching kids about wireless technology

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Dozens of students at New Operation-Cooper Street in Punta Gorda will participate in the AT&T Youth for Broadband Awareness Literacy & Education project.&n..
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Tube Dudes decorate McGregor Boulevard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- If you're driving down McGregor Boulevard, you can't miss them. They look like metal stick figures. One is dancing in a field, another encouraging drivers to smil..
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Cape reaches impasse with public safety unions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Ongoing contract negotiations between the city of Cape Coral and its public safety unions hit yet another bump in the road Tuesday. After more than a year of tal..
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Paranormal investigators go to

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.-- The Rod and Gun Club has stood in historical Everglades City since 1864.Over the years its played host to well known guests like President Roosevelt, John W..
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Driver dies in Lehigh Crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash at the entrance to the Lehigh Regional Medical Center on Lee Boulevard, Lehigh Acres.  One person ..
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1-800 number phone scam dialing into SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

 LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Southwest Florida is being hit with yet another phone scam. This time it's an automated message coming from a 1-800 number. The voice tells you something a..
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Thinking outside the box with Collier advertising

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - When it comes to advertising you better be on top of your game with the next big idea.  Collier County is trying to find new, innovative ways that will ..
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LCSO on the lookout for 7-Eleven robber

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, at 3:18 am, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about an armed robbery. The incident occurred at the 7-Eleven, 16450 So..
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Suspicious fire rips through Iona-McGregor house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Iona McGregor Fire District's responded to more than a dozen fires, deemed either suspicious or arson over the past year. A fire at a vacant home on Kapok C..
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Ohio State students find body in off-campus apt.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police say some Ohio State University seniors found the body of a suspected burglar and a lot of blood when they returned to their off-campus apartment from a..
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FL Gov. Scott open to Glades drilling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is joining with presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and says he could support drilling in Florida's Everglades.    Scott..
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LCSO: missing adult has been found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: Joyce Renz has been safely located at her home in Clearwater.  EARLIER REPORT: The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in loc..
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What's old is new again; apartments return

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla- A real estate company is proving the adage: what's old is new again. The company, Larkspur, now owns the Riverwalk apartments in Fort Myers, and is renovating the ..
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2 dead, 4 injured when car hits ambulance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two people died when their car crossed into the path of an oncoming ambulance in the Florida Panhandle.    The Monday evening c..
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Doctor arrested for prescription fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NOKOMIS, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Dr. Boyd A. Robinson, 44, 515 Dona Drive, Nokomis, on six counts of Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Fraud..
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