SWFL out of the path of Tropical Storm Emily

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tropical Storm Emily is gaining strength, but will probably stay on the Atlantic side of the state. Watch Chief Meteorologist Jim Farrell's forecast.
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Deaf Lee County man has bike stolen from under him

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A deaf lee county man says he's outraged after someone stole his bicycle right from underneath him! He's just one of many victims to what deputies say is becoming..
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Men's Warehouse collects donated suits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new suit can make all the difference in the world to someone starting over. All this month, Men's Warehouse is collecting donated suits and other dress clothes ..
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Questions raised at Lee County Commission meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Questions are coming up about the wisdom, and the pay-off, of a program to bring jobs to Lee County. One commissioner calls it, "a subsidy for wealthy corporation..
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Edison faculty negotiate for a raise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Faculty at Edison State College are asking for a raise. They met with negotiators for the college's administration, but it was off to a bumpy start. Both sides me..
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Federal debt deal raising cost of student loans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Graduate students looking to take out subsidized student loans may soon have to dig deeper in their pockets to pay it off, as part of the nation's new debt deal. ..
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Bear stirring things up on Sanibel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.- A bear roaming Sanibel Island will soon need a new place to stay. The cub went hunting for honey last week and the late-night outing is costing him his home. ..
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CCSO arrests 2 teens for 'carhopping' burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two teen boys early this morning after “carhopping” three vehicles and may have burglarized over 20..
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Fort Myers most wanted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is looking for the following people: Patrick Moore, 41, Grand Theft Auto  Jose Solis, 21, Sexual Battery Matthew Lesher..
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CFO wants sinkhole insurance rates hiked slowly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's chief financial officer wants state insurance regulators to consider an affordable "glide" path for homeowners seeking to buy sinkhole insurance ..
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UBS banker charged with conspiracy to defraud US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Another former banker at UBS AG has been charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States.    According to an indictment filed Tuesday, Martin Lack ..
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FMPD remove guns from city streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 28-guns from city streets f..
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Train hits pedestrian in Fort Lauderdale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Officials are investigating after a train hit a pedestrian in Fort Lauderdale.    The incident happened Tuesday afternoon.   &..
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Fort Myers an accidentally shoots himself

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, Gregory Holton was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital after accidentally shooting himself during target practice. Holton and his neighbor, John Crews, were..
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DCF investigates cases of children left in cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Florida Department of Children and Families in Southwest Florida is investigating two cases of children left unattended in a hot car over the past two days. T..
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CCSO wins awards for DUI & Click It Or Ticket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron announced that the agency won two first place awards in the Florida Law Enforcement Challenge held in Orlando July 22. Sher..
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Fla. rocker battling Lou Gehrig's disease

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dan Toler says he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, otherwise known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.    ..
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Court put off for Fla. suspect in family killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A Florida woman accused of arranging the 2009 killings of her husband and mother-in-law is still waiting to hear whether New York prosecutors will seek th..
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Marco PD and Fire donate backpacks to kids in need

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Members of the Marco Island Police and Fire Rescue Departments donated 34 backpacks (all fully stocked with school supplies), extra school supplies and gift car..
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US releases more classified Bay of Pigs documents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. has released more of its classified history of the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba.    The release Monday comes in response to a lawsuit file..
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