FMPD cracks down on illegal firearms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 19 guns from city streets during ..
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Robb and Stucky Future on the Line, with Hundreds of Jobs at Stake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Robb and Stucky is fighting for another chance to survive as a furniture company.  But it has to convince creditors that it can re-organize.  The alternative is for credi..
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Police: Fla. man shot girlfriend in face at parking lot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- A central Florida man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after police say he shot his girlfriend twice in the face. Daytona Beach police say 6..
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Large-scale union protests unlikely in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- A lawyer for the state teachers union says Wisconsin-style protests likely won't happen in Florida because of strict laws against strikes by union members. Talla..
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Man selling 'new' laptops fools buyer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies say a 42-year-old North Port man was approached by a man in a Port Charlotte parking lot Saturday afternoon selling lapt..
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Collier County Sheriff's investigate dead body found near a boat ramp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation. A body was discovered at the end of Shell Island Road near the boat ramp, according to the ..
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Lee County Sheriff's investigate Lee County Civic Center death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that occurred Sunday at the Lee County Civic Center, 11831 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers. The Sheriff's..
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Discovery leaves space station for the last time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, left the International Space Station on Monday for the last time, getting a dramatic send-off by the dozen orb..
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Dangerous night at the fair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-The Lee County Sheriff's Office and OSHA are investigating two separate incidents at the Lee County Fair after the event was closed. A man in his 40's died Sunday ..
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Bonita Blues Festival

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Fifth Annual Bonita Blues Festival will be held Friday March 11th 2011 (2pm - 9pm) and Saturday 12th 2011 (11am - 9pm) at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs. Ban..
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Humane Society: Animals rescued from hoarding incident are adoptable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

NAPLES, Fla.-The animals rescued from hoarders in Alabama will be put up for adoption this Tuesday. The Naples Humane Society says they're surprised by the animals' remarkable reco..
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Mother in toxic Fla. truck case goes before judge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - The mother of 10-year-old twins found in a toxic truck in Florida has appeared before a judge to face charges of murder, child abuse and neglect. Carmen Barahona made ..
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One dead in early morning crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LEE COUNTY - An early morning crash leaves one dead and troopers looking for the surviving passengers. Around 1:20 a.m. an SUV was traveling eastbound on Winged Foot Dr.  The ..
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Naples Humane Society takes in dozens of pets from Alabama animal hoarding sting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Over three dozen dogs and cats are now finding refuge at the Naples Humane Society, after being confiscating during a massive animal cruelty sting in Alabama this wee..
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Farmworkers target Tampa Publix stores in protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Farmworkers and their advocates are rallying at Publix stores in Tampa for better pay. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers group is wrapping up a five-city nation..
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Two arrested in copper theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT CHARLOTTE - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two Port Charlotte residents charging them with theft of 3,270 feet of copper wiring pulled from seven new str..
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Alternative school sets the bar for others

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY - A Collier County school is getting national attention for working with students. Retired Major General Ed Usher took part in a graduation ceremony at the 'New Begi..
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Update: 911 disruptions reported in Collier, City Of Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY -  Update: This problem has been corrected. Services have been restored. -- A fiber optic break is causing a disruption to some phone services including 911 sys..
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Oil well device may have been flawed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - There may have been a fundamental safety design problem with the pods that controlled the massive device that failed to stop the Gulf oil spill, federal investig..
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Collier County teachers hold rallies against proposed merit pay system

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Hundreds of Collier County teachers are rallying against proposed changes to the way teachers are evaluated in the state. Just days from now, the Legislature ..
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