Cape Coral man who caused a 5-hour standoff has been arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Officers responded to a report of a disturbance at 422 Coral Drive on Wednesday at approximately 10:36 a.m. Chad Struble called 911 and advised ..
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Drug testing for state employees and those receiving welfare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott's order to drug test new hires and randomly test existing state employees ignited debate on the streets of Fort Myers. Raoul Firestone disagr..
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Little boy fights for his life after being hit from behind by ATV

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A little boy is in critical condition on Tuesday, after being struck from behind by an ATV operated by two other children in his neighborhood. A family friend..
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ONLY ON WINK: 'Busch Light' burglar caught on camera

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Surveillance cameras catch a man breaking into a closed convenience store, and walking out with only an 18-pack of beer. The burglar used a rock to break t..
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SWFL housing market on the upswing?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- New numbers from the U.S. Census show that Florida has the highest number of vacant homes in the nation. According to the U.S. Census, 32 percent of homes in Coll..
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Road repaving project is underway in NW Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Tuesday, the road repaving project in northwest Cape Coral got underway. Many roads north of Kismet Parkway are filled with potholes or are dirt roads. This pr..
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3 thousand pound propeller stolen from Bokeelia neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

BOKEELIA, FL- A Bokeelia community is baffled after a lawn decoration weighing more than a ton vanishes in the night. Neighbor Reed Hieatzman says, "I don't know how anybody could ..
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Brushfire sends horses running in the Estates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - An illegal burn may be the cause of a nearly 10 acre fire that burned one building and sent animals running in the Golden Gate Estates Tuesday. It is cu..
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Israeli firefighters team up with local firefighters to share techniques

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Firefighters from Israel are training with their American counterparts in an exchange of culture and technique. The three men and one woman delegation are he..
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Edison Faculty Members Voice Concern over President's Pay Package

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Faculty members at Edison State College are voicing concerns about what some call the exorbitant pay and benefits for Pres. Kenneth Walker.   They say it's disconcerting ..
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Lee county libraries offering free music downloads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- They say the best things in life aren't free. The Lee County Public Library System is changing that for music lovers. Now you can boost your iPod playlist f..
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Fla. Gov. Scott to hold Facebook "town hall"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Republican Gov. Rick Scott will host his first Facebook "town hall" meeting. Scott, who took office in January, will answer questions on the social media website..
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Posen letter defends progress at Metro construction site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Posen Construction is at risk of being removed as the contractor for the Metro Parkway extension project. At a recent Metropolitan Planning Organization meeting,..
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Fla. man involved in crash admits sexting while driving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla.- A man told deputies he was exchanging steamy text messages with his girlfriend when he was involved in a minor traffic accident. Another motorist flagged dow..
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5-year-old critically injured after ATV hits him

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES, Fla.- A 5-year-old boy was critically injured when an all-terrain vehicle driven by another child went out of control and hit him. Officials say the accident happened about..
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Daytona Beach Police pay to return body after mistaken burial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- The Daytona Beach Police Department will pay to have a body exhumed and the remains shipped to Ohio after mistakenly burying a man in a potter's field. Police ..
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Feds seek science students for drilling safety

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- Federal regulators plan to scout U.S. colleges next month for students interested in environmental science in an effort to recruit more workers for the agency that ove..
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City of Cape Coral cracks down on illegal pain clinics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Illegal pain clinics are a big problem across the state of Florida. State officals estimate as many as seven people die every day in the Sunshine State as a resul..
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Stand your ground ruling today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers Fla.    Today  an accused murder suspect could go home a free man.    A judge is expected to make a decision in Reginald Etienne..
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Family finds passel of puppies abandoned on highway 70

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

ARCADIA, Fla.- At first the family thought they were looking at baby pigs sniffing through garbage on the side of highway 70 in Desoto County.  They quickly realized they were..
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