Special 91st birthday celebration for Cape Coral WWII veteran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- It's a very special birthday for a local World War II veteran. In a celebration, friends and fellow veterans gathered in Cape Coral, at the Veterans Foundation,..
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Family begs dognappers to bring back puppies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh Acres woman makes an emotional plea.Yesterday morning she woke up to find five of her puppies had been stolen. "Foxy, sit pretty, sit pretty." 11-Year ol..
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Homicide investigation in North Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County deputies found one woman dead and a man covered in blood after responding to an early morning assault in North Naples. Deputies responded at 4 a...
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Lee Health lifts warning for fresh water; algae disappearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Health Dept. is lifting the warning about possible toxins in the fresh water in the county.  Algae blooms are diminishing, flushing away in th..
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Gunnery Road open following fatal accident in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- There has been a fatal accident at the intersection of Gunnery Road North and 4th Street  SW in Lehigh Acres involving a motorcycle and a truck. Southbound..
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Construction on Cape Coral Parkway is speeding along

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  When construction on Cape Coral Parkway was announced last year, business owners and drivers feared the worst. They were worried about traffic backing up an..
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CCSO raises $2,500 at 'Handlebars & Hotrods Poker Run' for Special Olympics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies, family and friends, participated in the “Handlebars & Hotrods Poker Run” and raised $2,500 for Law Enfo..
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Florida Department of Health issues fourteen emergency suspension orders

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health (DOH) today announced the Emergency Suspension Orders (ESO) of fourteen Florida practitioners and one pharmacy. The ESO's imm..
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Would-be robber pepper sprays clerk, but ends up being chased out empty handed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a would-be robber who thought he could bully a clerk into turning over the store's ca..
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All lanes of Pine Ridge Rd. open following fatal accident in Collier Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- There has been a fatal accident at 4530 Pine Ridge Road near County Road 95, east of I-75. Both eastbound lanes of Pine Ridge Road were temporarily blocked.  A C..
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US justice asked to lift Fla. stay of execution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to lift a stay of execution ordered by the state's highest court. B..
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No bail for younger imam in Fla. terror case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge in Miami has rejected bail for a young Muslim cleric accused of providing financial support to the Pakistani Taliban terrorist group.    ..
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2 killed in apparent Miami Gardens carjacking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - A young couple died in what Miami Gardens police called a "cold-blooded" attack by carjackers who were apparently after the victims' souped-up 1997 Musta..
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Hospital files $9.2 million claim for treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa General Hospital has filed a $9.2 million claim against the estate of a woman who died after spending five years in the hospital, according to Hillsborough..
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SWFl makes the list of top state parks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Florida Park Service today announced state park attendance increased during the 2010-2011 fiscal year. More..
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Detectives arrest two cocaine dealers in Port Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two men in Port Charlotte Monday afternoon following an undercover purchase of one 8-ball of pow..
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CCSO arrests grout man for stealing jewelry on the job and selling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested a grout man laborer who stole $1,300 worth of jewelry from a home he was working in and selling the gold items to a..
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Public schools lose maintenance funding, charter schools awarded millions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Southwest Florida school districts, already hit hard by budget cuts, are learning they won't be getting extra help from the state when it comes to school ..
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Boy, 13, arrested after burglarizing Port Charlotte home via doggy door

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-  A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested a 13-year-old boy after an alert neighbor saw him go into and exit through the doggy door in the unlocked g..
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Budget balk in Congress could leave air traffic control grounded in Charlotte County.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- At 12 stories, the new air traffic control tower at the Charlotte County Airport is easily the tallest building in Charlotte County. The new 4 million dollar tow..
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