ONLY ON WINK: Cameras catch thief stealing magnetic signs from car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Surveillance cameras catch a thief stealing magnetic signs off a woman's car. Barbara McCann got the signs made to display her displeasure with the work of a loc..
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Car fit program stops in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You could call it a refresher course for drivers. The Lee County Sheriff's Office helped sponsor Car Fit for Seniors. The free event was held Wednesday morning a..
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250-acre brush fire in Charlotte Co. causes poor visibility on US 41

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY,  Fla. - Firefighters are working to determine the cause of a 250-acre brush fire that forced evacuations and closed U.S. 41 on Tuesday evening. U.S. 41 is no..
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Two teens charged in violent robbery at Lehigh Acres casino

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Robbery detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office have charged two teenagers for committing a robbery last Friday night at Luxxor Casino in Lehigh Acr..
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In Canada Scott announces 100 jobs moving to Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott has announced plans by a Canadian security firm to move its U.S. headquarters and 100 jobs to Boca Raton from Pasadena, Calif. Scot..
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Charlotte deputies warn anglers to keep an eye on their tackle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- June means tarpon season in the Boca Grande pass and the fishing tournaments reel in competitors from all over the world. Serious competitors vying for big ..
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Six Immokalee firefighters get jobs back temporarily

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

IMMOKALEE, Fla. -- Six Immokalee firefighters learn they will get their jobs back. The move was decided during a special board meeting Tuesday. But the move is not indefinite. The ..
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Use caution near portions of Caloosahatchee River

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Lee County Health Department recommends the public use caution before exposing themselves, pets or livestock to the Caloosahatchee River water area between the..
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Construction crane flips while working near I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A large boom truck upended, flipping the 10-wheeler skyward in North Fort Myers on Tuesday.  UPDATE 7:34 PM: The crane truck is now back on the ground, crews..
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Eyesore apartments get makeover to push out crime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES, Fla. - Two well-known apartment complexes in the City of Naples are about to get major makeovers. The purpose is twofold, relieve the community of what some call eyesores, ..
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City of Fort Myers to Explore Buying High-Rise Land

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The city of Ft. Myers is going to pursue the possibility of buying the land that was supposed to be the Vue high-rise condominium.   The city says devel..
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Man stops theft of neighbor's property

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS- A North Fort Myers man gives "being neighborly" a whole new meaning. That's after he spots a thief breaking into his neighbor's shed at four in the morning. When ..
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Truckers targeted in safety campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-- If you've ever driven I-75, you've probably seen the weigh stations off to the side of the interstate. But unless you're a commercial truck driver, you've proba..
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Rotary Club makes big book donation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The littlest of readers were all smiles as they dug through boxes of books to find their latest literary adventure. The Rotary Club of Fort Myers-Sunrise and the..
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Crime Stoppers allows you to text in tips for cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

A new Crime Stoppers program now allows you to text in your tips for cash and just like a phone call you will remain anonymous. "We'll get information from a source that we wouldn'..
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Brush fire in Charlotte Co. shuts down portion of I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A brush fire is burning between I-75 and US 41 north of Oil Well and south of Tuckers Grade Tuesday evening. The approximately 20-25-acre fire has shut..
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Immokalee teen killed in car accident laid to rest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Tuesday marked the farewell to an Immokalee teen who was killed in a horrific car crash. Authorities say 17-year-old Amanda Alvarado died after her boyfr..
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Motorcyclist seriously injured after accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-A motorcycle accident in Cape Coral on Tuesday left Aileen Marsden, 45, of Cape Coral, seriously injured.  Officers responded to a report of a motorcycle traf..
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Fort Myers man accused of Ponzi scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Myers man has been charged in Tampa federal court with bilking $16 million from Polk County investors. James Risher was charged Friday with money launderi..
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Tropical depression forms south of Acapulco

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - The National Hurricane Center is reporting that the first tropical depression of the 2011 Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed and could become a tropical storm..
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