Lehigh Acres woman donates dozens of Easter baskets to students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Students at Eden Park Elementary were surprised with Easter baskets. For the 4th year now, Wanda Storey brought dozens of baskets filled with candy and school sup..
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School for special needs children reopens after robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A special needs school in Collier County opening it's doors Thursday, after it had to close due to robbers. Over $5,000 in computers and electronics were sto..
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North Fort Myers house fire sends one to hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A North Fort Myers home caught on fire and one resident was sent to the hospital after enduring burns to his face. Although three people live in the home, t..
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Fallen local soldier honored by dozen in Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A couple dozen people rally in Immokalee for a local soldier killed in combat less than a week ago by a suicide bomber. Nearly 50 people took to a busy Immok..
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Fla. moms collect items to help soldiers stay cool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - One South Florida organization is working to help U.S. troops stay cool in Iraq and Afghanistan as temperatures begin to climb above 100 degrees in the n..
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911 caller says toddler fatally shot his mom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - Police have identified the woman whose body was found in a South Florida apartment after a 911 caller reported that she had been shot by her toddler son. Thirt..
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Community Easter sunrise service this Sunday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- This Sunday, a Fort Myers tradition will continue at City of Palms Park. The community Easter sunrise service will take place. Here today with more on the serv..
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Wounded Cape Coral police officer returns home from hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Officer David Wagoner arrived at his home Thursday at approximately 11:45 a.m. He was driven home by an officer and received a police escort fro..
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Lee Boulevard reopens following accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The eastbound lanes of Lee Boulevard between Harold Avenue and Gunnery Rd. have reopened.  A portion of eastbound Lee Blvd between Harold Avenue and Gun..
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BP to provide $1 billion for Gulf projects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal officials say BP has agreed to provide $1 billion for projects that will restore natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico damaged by last year's oil spill..
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Existing home sales in Fla. jump 36 percent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Existing home sales continue to rise in Florida. Figures from the Florida Realtors and the National Association of Realtors show that sales of homes and condos..
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Punta Gorda Justice Center reopens after morning evacuation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Justice Center in downtown Punta Gorda has reopened at 1:00 p.m. after it was evacuated Thursday morning. The public was allowed to reenter at 1:30 p.m...
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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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