Three students arrested at East Lee County High School

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Three students were arrested at East Lee County High School, 715 Thomas Sherwin Avenue, Lehigh Acres, for their participation in a fight that created a huge distu..
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Police seek armed robbery suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department responded to an attempted robbery in the 4300 block of Armeda Street Friday at 10:16 a.m. Upon arrival, police learned that a His..
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Lehigh man allegedly responsible for 11 business burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives assigned to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Bravo District Criminal Investigations Division have linked a Lehigh Acres man to eleven area burglar..
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Six children arrested after allegedly burglarizing historic Bonita Springs hotel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to the vacant Shangri-La Hotel, located at 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs, in reference to a burglary i..
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FMPD conducts prostitution sting, arrests six Fort Myers women

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  The Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of uniformed officers conducted a prostitution sting on Cleveland ..
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Seller Beware: Timeshare resale likely a fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Timeshare owners who are desperate to get rid of their properties are increasingly becoming targets of scammers that not only promise to get them out of their Tim..
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Meals on Wheels drivers needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Community Cooperative Ministries Inc. (CCMI) is looking for Meals on Wheels drivers for the summer months. This is a relatively easy volunteer opportunity with ..
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FMPD warns residents of fraud schemes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to a phone wire transfer fraud. The 82-year-old victim stated that she received an emergency phone c..
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Goodland Park boat ramp reopens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Collier County Parks and Recreation’s Goodland Park Boat Ramp will reopen Friday.The ramp has been closed for the past two weeks while the ramp was be..
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Group aims to prepare 1 million meals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Meals of Hope is preparing one million meals this weekend at locations across Southwest Florida. Thousands of pounds of food already filled the Harborside Event ..
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NASA counting down again for next-to-last launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's countdown clocks began ticking again Friday for the next-to-last space shuttle launch, delayed two weeks ago by an electrical problem aboard Ende..
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Florida Ethics Commission OKs Scott's investments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Ethics Commission says Gov. Rick Scott's investments and blind trust present no prohibited conflicts of interest. The panel Friday issued an ad..
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Senator Bill Nelson wants to strip oil companies of tax breaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Senator Bill Nelson is introducing new legislation that would strip oil companies of about $4 billion every year.  He says with record profits, BP is using p..
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38,000-acre Big Cypress wildfire 95 percent contained

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A wildfire that's been burning in the Big Cypress National Preserve is causing smoke to waft across much of Southwest Florida. On Tuesday, the smell of smoke ..
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Fire breaks out at senior living facility

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUBTY, Fla.- A fire broke out at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Goodlette Arms, a senior living facility in Collier County. Emergency Medical Services treated peop..
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Smoke is in the air

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. ---If you're smelling smoke in the air, you're not alone.     The smell of smoke is blanketing Southwest Florida after several wildfires were s..
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Cape Coral Police train for traffic stops that could turn dangerous

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- It was almost one month ago to the day that Cape Coral officer David Wagoner was shot three times during a traffic stop. Thankfully he's recovering. Thursday n..
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Fort Myers man makes sign - Navy Seals: 1, Bin Laden: 0

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Fort Myers man has what he calls a humorous take on the death of Osama Bin Laden. His son is serving his 8th tour in Iraq and is passionate about his patrio..
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New Push for a Confederate Heritage License Plate in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The Sons of Confederate Veterans group is pushing approval for a new, specialty license plate.  It would honor those who fought for the South in the Civil War.  It would ..
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Tracking down your relatives at local library

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You don't have to go very far to go back in time to find out who your ancestors are. A new service is being offered at the Fort Myers Lee County Library that i..
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