Diver drowns in Estero pond

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ESTERO, Fla.-The Lee County Sheriff's Office received a medical emergency call in Stoneybrook Golf and Country Club, Estero Thursday at approximately 7:30 a.m. The caller..
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Fla. House voting on 'pill mill' crackdown bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Legislation cracking down on "pill mills" that supply prescription painkillers to drug dealers and addicts is going to a floor vote in the Florida House. T..
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Elections overhaul up for Fla. House vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House is poised to approve an overhaul of the state's elections law that opponents call an effort at suppressing voting. The bill (HB 1355) is ..
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Good Samaritan saves toddler who fell from balcony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A concerned citizen who spotted a toddler clinging to a fourth-floor balcony of an Orlando-area hotel managed to catch the child, who was not injured. Orange C..
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Cape City Manager gears up for online chat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  At one 1pm today Cape Coral City Manager Gary King will host a "live" online chat session with the community. The chat will last about 90 minutes and w..
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Car crashes into house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

Following up on the breaking news out of Punta Gorda this morning.  A car has crashed into the garage area of a home on Deborah Drive.  We just got off the phone with the..
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Immokalee family speaks after soldier killed supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

IMMOKALEE, Fla. -- The family of an Immokalee soldier killed in Afghanistan is speaking about their beloved daughter and sister, Sgt. Linda Pierre. Pierre was a 2001 graduate of I..
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Edison State board to discuss returning Browder to original position

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - New details concerning the recent uproar at Edison State College - We're learning that at next Tuesday's Trustees meeting, Edison State President Kenneth Walker ..
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Teen drowns at South Florida park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a teenage boy apparently drowned in a lake at a South Florida park. Hialeah police say the boy was with several friends Wednesday morning ..
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Search is on for 2 suspects in FM shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FORT MYERS -UPDATE: The victims have been identified as Ronald Santos, 29, and George Washington-Whitfield, 32. Santos was the victim transported to Lee Memorial Hospital.  We..
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Southwest Florida fishermen reflect back on BP oil spill, one year later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.- Richard Wahrenberger remembers a day devastating Florida's fishing industry. "It was tough. It was tough. I should have closed," Wahrenberger reflects, exact..
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Naples Zoo gets top honor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

  NAPLES, Fla. - Naples Zoo has something to roar about! Wednesday, it proved how far it's come from it's humble beginnings to the who's who of zoos. The zoo received it's thi..
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Hotels becoming 'home' option for families after foreclosure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Following foreclosure, Southwest Florida families are finding a new home-away-from-home in extended stay hotels."A lot of people have lost their homes, and this ..
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New cameras record Cape police officers POV

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  The Cape Coral Police Department is testing out some new technology. On Wednesday, eight police officers were given the AXON System.  The AXON system f..
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BP sues maker of blowout preventer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP is suing the maker of the device that failed to stop last year's calamitous Gulf oil spill, alleging negligence that the oil giant says helped cause the disas..
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Collier County announces new Superintendent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY - Kamela Patton is the new Collier Schools’ Superintendent, so named this afternoon by the District School Board of Collier County following interviews with th..
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Crews responding to brush fire in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY - Crews are responding to a brush fire in the area of Shady Hollow Blvd and Wilson Blvd in Collier County. The fire is estimated to be between 25 to 30 acres and is ..
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Election changes could impact youth vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLHASSEE, Fla - Florida's election laws are under major scrutiny at the Florida Capitol.  In an effort to rewrite the rules, lawmakers may make it harder to vote. A&nbs..
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President plans to attend shuttle launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House official says President Barack Obama plans to attend next week's launch of space shuttle Endeavour. He will be joined by his wife, Michelle, an..
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Traffic Alert: Semi vs. car in East Englewood blocking traffic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

EAST ENGLEWOOD, Fla - UPDATE 3:30 p.m. Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies continue rerouting traffic around the semi traveling westbound toward Englewood when it was struck by a c..
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