Burglar caught in the act at Lee County business, asks manager for a job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A man caught in the act of burglarizing a Lee County business makes a strange request to his captors. He asks them for a job. It's not exactly the type of job int..
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Scott signs hotly debated Florida elections bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Gov. Rick Scott has signed a new Florida law that critics say will discourage likely Democratic voters from registering or casting ballots. Spon..
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Cape Coral: Second safest city in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has released its Uniform Crime Report numbers for 2010. Cape Coral was the second safest city in the State of Flor..
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Punta Gorda wants to change pension benefits for city employees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- The Punta Gorda city council listened today as city staff delivered recommendations about changes to their pension plan. Staff proposed cutting retirement benefit..
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Cape narcotics detectives make trafficking arrests, including a father and daughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Narcotics Detectives, with the cooperation of a confidential source, made arrangements to purchase 50 Oxycodone pills from Melody Bruner for $65..
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Man gets divorce from wife accused of killing kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A judge has granted an immediate divorce to the husband of a Tampa woman accused of killing their two teenage children. Hillsborough Circuit Court judge gave Arm..
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Miami Dolphins host training camp for kids in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Students at Edgewood Elementary in Fort Myers took a time out from classes Thursday to get a lesson in fitness from the pros. Former Dolphin player Twan Russell ..
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AAA releases holiday travel forecast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- AAA projects a slight 0.2 percent increase in the number of Americans who plan to take a trip of 50 miles or more this Memorial Day weekend (Thursday, May 26 to ..
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Upcoming fishing tournament raises money for scholarships

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Fort Myers, Fla.-    A fishing tournament is coming up that not only allows you to win big prizes but you can help the future too.    That's right the..
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ONLY ON WINK: Naples officer & homeowner work together to catch brazen burglar in the act

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla -- A marine patrol police officer is being praised by some Naples homeowners after the officer says he and the homeowner worked together to catch a thief in the act. It..
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Students and parents stand behind North Port principal under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH PORT, Fla. - A Southwest Florida principal is under investigation after a student he hypnotized committed suicide. North Port Principal Dr. George Kenney is on paid administr..
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Council approves next step to move US 41 to new road in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - City Council members call it the biggest decision that could forever change Naples, moving US 41 to Goodlette-Frank Road. Right now, US 41 heads straight into downto..
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SWFL student commits suicide after being hypnotized by principal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH PORT, Fla. -  There's controversy at a Southwest Florida high school. The principal at North Port High School is put on paid leave after a student kills himself. The sui..
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Dating online? Beware of crime ring targeting your heart and wallet!

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SOUTHWEST, Fla. - Millions of Americans go online to find their soul mates, but tonight a warning from the FBI: There could be a crime ring targeting your heart and wallet! A local..
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Food Thief Hits Two Local Restaurants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Local restaurants may be on the lookout for the food thief.   He's the man who did not try to hide his face, while carting away meats from two restauran..
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New tax forms for seniors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Florida's senators are teaming up to make it easier for seniors to file their taxes. Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Bill Nelson introduced their first bill ..
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LCSO investigates threat that led to lockdown at East Lee County High School

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-The Code Red and lockdown was lifted at East Lee County High School just before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, according to authorities.  The Lee County Sheriff's Offi..
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Bonita Springs YMCA members fight against facility's shutdown, take concerns to City Council

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Tension is high as the Bonita Springs community comes together to fight for the future of their YMCA. Their "Y" is in jeopardy of closing by the end of the mo..
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Coconut Point mall theater reopens following roof problems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-UPDATE: Hollywood Movie Theater at Coconut Point mall is open after tiles fell from the theater's ceiling on Wednesday.  ORIGINAL: Multiple units re..
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Dog bite injuries increase in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Health Department in partnership with the Animal Services Division of Lee County cautions the public to be weary of potential animal bites, especia..
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