Fla. sued over ban of doctors asking about guns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is suing to overturn Florida's new law that bans doctors from asking patients about gun ownership. The center, whi..
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From Japan with love

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Third graders in Okinawa, Japan are working hard to save the lives of animals in need of new homes.  Ms. Karen Strawn's class has been raising money for Okina..
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Bell Tower Shops collecting donations for Lee County Homeless Coalition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Several businesses at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers are working together to collect gently worn clothing or shoes for the Lee County Homeless Coalition. "We ..
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Madoff underwear sells for $200 at Fla. auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - Thousands of buyers vied for items that once belonged to convicted swindler Bernard Madoff, with 14 pairs of underwear going for $200 and a photograph of a naked rear ..
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Police: FL man kills daughter, ex-wife's boyfriend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in central Florida say they are searching for a man who killed his daughter and his ex-wife's boyfriend, and critically wounded his ex-wife. ..
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Soldier injured after fall from rock climbing wall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A 21 year old local soldier is in the hospital after falling 20 feet from a rock climbing wall. The serviceman, said to be on leave after serving in Afghanis..
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Robber brutally attacks female employee at Lehigh business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A female employee at the Luxxor Casino in Lehigh Acres was brutally attacked by a man robbing the business on Friday night. "They beat her like she was a man. T..
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Palm Beach Blvd reopened after accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A two-vehicle accident blocked one eastbound lane and all westbound lanes on Palm Beach Boulevard Saturday around 5:30 p.m. A driver of a pickup truck rear-ended..
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Buckeyes fans can divest their Tressel sweaters at Miracle game

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The Fort Myers Miracle of the Florida State League are having a "Rest the Vest" Night on Monday, giving Ohio State fans a place to unload their sweater vest..
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Lake Okeechobee at lowest level in 4 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The water level in Lake Okeechobee has fallen below 10 feet above sea level for the first time since 2007. The lake fell to 9.96 feet Saturday mor..
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Man accused of killing Fla. baby arrested in Ala.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of killing a 6-month-old baby in the Florida Panhandle has been arrested in Alabama and is awaiting extradition. Fort Walton Beach..
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Seaplane makes hard landing along Brevard coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - A seaplane made a hard landing in a creek near Cape Canaveral after its engine malfunctioned during takeoff. Authorities say the plane took off Fri..
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Boy, 12, charged with murder in toddler's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy in Jacksonville has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old half brother. State Attorney Angela Corey ..
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Forensic expert testifies in Anthony murder trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ORLANDO (AP) - An FBI forensic expert and an Orange County crime scene unit investigator have testified about evidence found in Casey Anthony's car. The Florida mother is accu..
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Gunman sought in Lehigh Acres home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's deputies are searching for the gunman in a Friday night shooting in Lehigh Acres.Investigators say Juan Lopez, 25, was shot following a co..
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Crash shuts down portion of S.R. 82

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A crash shut down a portion of State Road 82 in Lehigh this afternoon. It happened around 12:15, just east of Alabama Road. Officials say there were injuries i..
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Fund set up for baby of shooting victim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Shannon Smith says her sister Nicole was a lot of things... a sister, daughter, and friend. But being a mother to 3 month-old Jaleah Aria Smith was her life. "Sh..
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Church hit by A/C thieves three times

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Broadway Church of God in Lee County had A/C units stolen in March. Just two months later, they have been hit again. Pastor Chuck Smith says thieves visited ..
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Tables Turn: Deputies and movers show up at bank to seize property for homeowner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A bank foreclosure story you've got to see to believe. A Collier County couple turns the tables on Bank of America, the bank that tried to foreclose on their..
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Soldier burial site re-dedicated in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The northeast corner of Fowler Street and 2nd Street in Fort Myers may not look very special now, but it's rich history spans back more than a century and a half..
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