Lee teachers take on weight loss challenge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Its an 8 week challenge that includes a number of Lee County educators. Two teachers from Heights Elementary and a nutritional and health instructor with the sch..
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Fire destroys Lehigh Acres home; kills family pets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla -  A Lehigh Acres couple is recovering Tuesday after they were injured in a house fire. The home went up in flames late Monday night in the nineteen hundred ..
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Thieves Steal Heavy Equipment in Broad Daylight; Latest Crime in or near a Plaza in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Thieves stole a piece of construction equipment from the Auto Zone site on Pine Island Rd. in Cape Coral.   Security cameras indicate the theft occured between 8 AM and 8..
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Lehigh Acres home destroyed by fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres couple is homeless after a fire ripped through their home. The fire ignited late Monday night after a latern tipped over. It happened at hom..
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Police ask for help with identifying two burglary suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is looking for two burglary suspects who broke into a restaurant last week. The crime happened on June 15th at the El Patio resta..
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Body of missing woman identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is positively identifying the body inside a submerged car Friday as Jennifer Lehman. Lehman was last seen in August of 2010, two ..
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2 firefighters killed, fighting Florida wildfire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JASPER, Fla. (AP) - Officials say two Division of Forestry firefighters died and two others were injured while fighting the Blue Ribbon Fire in north Florida. The deaths occurred M..
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$5 fee for boarding passes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - The only U.S. airline that charges for carry-on luggage is creating a new fee. Beginning Nov. 1, Spirit Airlines says it will charge five dollars if a gat..
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Art of the Olympians Museum and Gallery hosts a Family Fun Run

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

You can catch the Olympic spirit this June 21st in Southwest Florida. Art of the Olympians Museum and Gallery (AOTO) will host a Family Fun Run, in cooperation with the Fort M..
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Woman arrested after fighting deputies, undressing along I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A Sarasota woman is arrested for revealing her breasts to a Florida Highway Patrol trooper in Collier County. The trooper pulled over Melissa Millard, 35, f..
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Six Immokalee firefighters take severance packages, leave department

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

IMMOKALEE, Fla. -- A big blow to a southwest Florida fire department struggling to stay afloat. Two weeks ago six laid off firefighters in Immokalee got their jobs back. But as o..
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3 suspects behind bars in connection with an armed robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office has arrested three people in connection with an armed robbery at a Handy Store in Immokalee that happened Monday morning. Deput..
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Maintenance manager talks about gruesome discovery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Jennifer Lehman's friends and family have left wondering for 10 months where she was, and if she was alive. Friday they may have gotten their answer. Crews ..
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Store victim to second cigarette heist in two weeks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Two men smash out a store window, climb inside and within four minutes steal thousands of dollars in cigarettes.   MD Halal Uddin says, "There was 305, r..
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Family celebrates foster dad on Father's Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

For the past three years, Robert and Christina Dennis have welcomed nearly 40 foster children into their home. The seed was planted when they taught Sunday school classes and reali..
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Teens get lesson in cyber citizenship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Today's teenager goes online for everything from social networking to emailing. But with more access to the internet comes a responsibility to be a good "cyber citizen." That's whe..
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Cape Coral is getting a new beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- It's official. Cape Coral is getting a new beach. On Monday, Cape Coral City Councilors voted six to two to move forward with turning Four Freedoms Park into a B..
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Punta Gorda PD unveils newest patrol vehicle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-- Punta Gorda Police Officers have a new energy-efficient, stealth-like vehicle to complement patrol vehicles, motorcycles, and bicycles. The Punta Gorda Police ..
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Man arrested for trafficking Oxycodone in Port Charlotte public park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a Harbor Heights man on drug trafficking charges after selling an undercover detective Oxycodone..
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Collier County Sheriff's Office makes another online sexual predator arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's Office nets another online sex predator. An undercover detective posing as a 14-year old girl helped get a registered sex offender ba..
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