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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Local church teams up with Salvation Army for community garden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Members of the Next Level Church are partnering with the Salvation Army to help grow a community garden. The site will be next door to Sally's Cafe on the corner..
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10,500-acre fire burns in Big Cypress National Preserve

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

OCHOPEE, Fla.- The Oil Pad Complex is comprised of several fires caused by lightning burning in Big Cypress National Preserve located in Southwest Florida, said Bob DeGross with th..
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Union files lawsuit against Governor Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's statewide teachers union is taking the lead in a lawsuit that seeks to block a requirement for teachers, state workers and many local government ..
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3 suspects in custody following robbery in Collier Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Three people have been arrested who are believed to be involved in a robbery at a Collier County Handy Market Monday morning. Those arrested are Randal Johnso..
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Punta Gorda brush fire update

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Punta Gorda, Fla.-- Fire crews are  back out in Charlotte County mopping up another brush fire.  Our Kyle Jordan is live in Punta Gorda with the latest.
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Lightning blamed for brush fire in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Division of Forestry says lightning is to blame for a brush fire near U.S. 17 and Interstate 75 near Punta Gorda in Charlotte County. Forestry official..
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Low water levels increase risk to Florida's manatees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida wildlife officials are urging boaters in north Florida to be extra vigilant about protecting manatees.    Drought conditions have ma..
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Dads trade aftershave for Naples zoo admission

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

This Father's Day weekend, dads can trade some of those half-empty bottles of aftershave for a day of wild fun with the family. Dads can redeem cologne for free Zoo admission by br..
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