Hurricane center seeks Facebook fans of storm prep

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - Nobody is going to push the "like" button for a hurricane, but the National Hurricane Center hopes to get some Facebook fans for its storm advisories. The hurrica..
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Inmate found dead at Lee County Jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County deputies are investigating the death of an inmate as a suicide. The Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Jeffrey Ryan Moore was found unresponsive in his..
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Tampa pizzeria worker finds 11 carcasses in trash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the discovery of 11 skinned and decapitated animal carcasses in a trash bin behind a Tampa pizzeria. The Hillsborough County S..
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Kids bowl free

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

NAPLES, Fla.- Sometimes finding a fun and affordable activity your entire family can do during the summer can be challenging. But here's an idea: Kids Bowl Free. The Bressette fami..
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1 boater missing, 1 dead; cause not yet released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - One person is dead and another missing after an unmanned boat was found near the Sunshine Skyway bridge in St. Petersburg. Authorities said another..
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CPSC recalls one million pool drain covers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about a million pool drain covers. The Lee County Health Department is warning parents to be extra careful beca..
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Fla. 'Brazen Bandit' robber gets 52-year sentence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida bank robber authorities dubbed the "Brazen Bandit" for his aggressive and violent tactics has been sentenced to 52 years in prison.&nbs..
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Astronauts 'bask in glow' of 4 good spacewalks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Endeavour's astronauts are taking care of some last-minute space station chores before packing up to come home. The space shuttle and its crew of s..
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Casey Anthony's mother, ex-boyfriend testify

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The murder trial of a Florida woman accused of killing her two-year-old daughter has ended for the day after the woman's mother and former boyfriend took the s..
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AC thief caught in the act

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Deputies have arrested a man they say is responsible for the theft of 15 air conditioning units…and possibly more. On May 27, 2011 detectives from the Bra..
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East Naples Firefighters Train for Safety

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

NAPLES, FL - Firefighters with the East Naples Fire Department took part in a unique training excercise on Friday. They gathered at an old maintenence shed at the Conservency of Na..
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Local businesses in Lee County benefit from AC unit thefts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Believe it or not, the rash of air conditioner thefts is providing a big business boom for local companies. So much so they can't keep up with demand. They say..
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Volunteers from American Red Cross Lee County chapter in Joplin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

JOPLIN, Missouri -- Volunteers from southwest Florida are on the ground and volunteering in Joplin, Missouri after last week's deadly tornado. Colin Downey is the communications co..
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Thieves targeting car dealership parts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - For motorists, the catalytic converter is a required part that helps reduce harmful vehicle emissions. But for thieves, it represents an opportunity to make a..
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Feds reject plan to transplant panthers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has rejected a proposal to transplant some Florida panthers to the Okefenokee Swamp on the Florida-Georgia border.   &nb..
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Golden Gate Estates man challenges code enforcement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - For Golden Gate Estates residents code enforcement rules are less strict than other part of Collier County, part of the reason people move out there. But, on..
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Pay More for a Tow? Companies want a Rate Increase in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- You may have to pay a company more money to tow your vehicle in Lee County.  Towing companies are asking for a rate increase, the first in 10 years.  Th..
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Air conditioning crook caught

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man for stealing four air conditioning units from homes. Investigators say 30 year old Joseph..
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Bicyclist fatally struck by vehicle in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A man traveling on a bicycle was struck and killed by a vehicle on the Tice Street overpass near Lexington Avenue in Fort Myers Friday evening at about 6 p.m. &nb..
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Murder Suspect's Sister: "It's so far out of his character"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

Lee County, Fla.-Debra Lawrence says what happened at the home her brother shared with Judy Kibblin is a nightmare she can't shake. Lee County deputies say her brother William Albu..
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