Red Cross offers free program to help businesses plan for hurricane season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As hurricane season heats up, the American Red Cross is asking small business owners to take some simple steps to protect their storefronts. Love Boat Ice Cream's..
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Weather worsens for NASA's last shuttle launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The weather isn't cutting NASA any breaks, not even for the last space shuttle launch. Forecasters say there's a 70 percent chance that rain or thunders..
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Cape Coral Wal-Mart evacuated because of fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-  A Cape Coral Wal-Mart  has been evacuated because of a cooler fire, according to Cape Coral Police.  The Wal-Mart is located at 1619 Del Prado Blv..
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Can the robocalls be stopped?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Robocalls from Governor Rick Scott have flooded phone lines across the state of Florida. They're used to get out the governor's message, but Michael Memoli of Fo..
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Grant money brings trees, economic boost to Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The next time you drive down Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard in Fort Myers, you might notice something a bit different: dozens of new trees along the road. It's all..
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Southwest Floridians react to Anthony sentencing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

It seems like every place with a television showed Thursday's sentencing. People still reeling from Tuesday's acquittal were shocked again to find out that a defendant who once fac..
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Man wanted in Florida homicide arrested in Maine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service says a man wanted in connection with a Florida homicide has been arrested in the central Maine town of Norridgewock. Thirty-three-y..
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Alva woman pleads guilty to producing, transporting, and possessing child pornography

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces that Candice Marie Miller, 31, of Alva, today pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography, ..
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Thieves in Fort Myers caught on video using stolen credit cards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is trying to identify two people who used stolen credit cards at a Southwest Florida Walmart. Recently officers responded to the ..
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Judge in Anthony case says he'll hold off on releasing juror names

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge says he will hold off on releasing the names of the jurors in the Casey Anthony trial for a couple days, in part because he says he's worried about the..
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Sharks tagged in Mass. traveled to Ga., Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts scientists say a great white shark they've been tracking by satellite since last summer travelled to Georgia, while another journeyed to the Gulf of Mex..
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Sarasota County murder suspect captured in Texas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, working with the U.S. Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, has arrested 18-year-old Katrelle Johnson i..
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FDOT's Florida 511 launches new traffic app

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- The Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Florida 511 iPhone application (app) is now available for free download on iTunes. The Florida 511 Travel..
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3 prison guards facing criminal charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Three Florida prison guards face criminal charges for creating false disciplinary reports on 13 inmates held in Wakulla County and beating one who made a d..
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Maine-based cutter rescues sail boat in Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a Maine-based cutter helped rescue a disabled sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico. On Wednesday the Kittery, Maine-based cutter Tahoma, s..
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Naples bank robbery suspect identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Detectives from the Naples Police Department have identified the suspect in the robbery of the Wachovia bank, located at 820 Park Shore Dr., on July 2 as 49-year-old ..
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Florida soldier killed in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - A Florida soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Thursday that 24-year-old Spc. Jordan C. Schumann of Port. St. Lucie died Tu..
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Florida panther fight leaves 1 big cat dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say a Florida panther has been killed in a fight with another panther. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission panther team lead..
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Adoption Day conclude pet supply drive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte State Bank concluded its month-long pet supply drive with an “adoption day” at the bank’s Murdock office on June 25. The Animal We..
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Water outage for Corkscrew Woodlands area in South Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Utilities reports a water outage due to a 16” water main break. The water is currently off and repairs are expected to be completed within 5 hou..
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