Vandals spray paint mural in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Vandals covered a mural in Naples with vulgar language and inappropriate symbols by using green and red spray paint. Michelle Tricca, a Naples-area woman, has..
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Alligator is an unexpected visitor at a local bed & breakfast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Clift McMahon is used to hosting vacationers at his Port Charlotte bed & breakfast. But early Saturday morning, he and wife Joanne, got the surprise of th..
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Police: Cape couple likely died in murder-suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A preliminary investigation into the deaths of two Cape Coral residents lead detectives to believe that it was a murder-suicide, according to the Cape Coral Poli..
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1st SWFL e-Cigarette stores opens doors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Southwest Florida's first e-cigarette retail store has finally opened its doors.Scott and Lorrie Covington, owners of Vapin in the Cape, at 909 SE 47th Terrace #..
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Fla. woman pleads guilty in school lockdown case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman pleaded guilty Monday to making threats about guns to a conservative radio talk show host, triggering an hours-long lockdown affecting ..
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New clinic opens in Dunbar neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A new Lee Physician Group medical office is now open in the Dunbar community, adding essential primary care services to area residents which offer the opportunit..
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Endeavour soars on 2nd-to-last space shuttle trip

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Endeavour blasted off on NASA's next-to-last shuttle flight, thundering through clouds into orbit Monday morning as the mission commander's wounded wife..
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Accident knocks out power in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Lehigh Acres, Fla.-  7:13 am update  FPL says now only about 30 customers are still without power. It is working on the pole damaged in this morning's crash.   An ea..
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Lee Memorial Hospital reopened following temporary lockdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee Memorial Hospital has reopened after being placed on lockdown Sunday afternoon. The lockdown was put in place as the hospital worked on a pair of young shoot..
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Local groups help feed needy families in Southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Several organizations got together today to package and collect food for needy families in Southwest Florida. "We are packaging one million meals," said Don Thomas..
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Punta Gorda Police looking for vehicle possible involved in shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - The Punta Gorda Police Department is looking for a black Mitsubishi Galant, or similar vehicle, that may have been involved in a shooting early Sunday morning i..
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Fatal accident on I-75 in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Fort Myers woman is dead following a car accident Sunday morning on Interstate 75. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the left rear tire of a Chevy Tracker s..
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Homicide investigation in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -  On Saturday, May 14, 2011, at 10:20 P.M., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a shooting. Deputies responded to 2304 Leda Avenue South,..
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Newlywed Florida woman guilty in murder for hire case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida woman has been convicted of trying to hire someone to kill her husband of just six months. A Palm Beach County jury found 29-year-..
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Fla. imam, 2 sons charged with supporting Taliban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami imam and two of his sons were arrested Saturday on charges they provided some $50,000 to the Pakistani Taliban, designated by the State Department as a terrori..
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Miami-Dade officer fatally shoots mentally ill man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Miami-Dade police officer fatally shot a mentally ill man during an altercation. Police say the officer, who has not been named, was patro..
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Inmate gets another 43 years for killing cellmate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TAVARES, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida prison inmate has been sentenced to another 43 years for killing his cellmate for whining too much. A Lake County judge sentenced 23-yea..
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Desoto Juvenile Correctional workers plead to Gov. Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Thirty employees from the DeSoto Juvenile Correctional Facility and the Dual Diagnosed Correctional Facility are asking Governor Rick Scott to save their jobs.&..
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Fire victim in Labelle offering $50,000 reward for arson information

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LABELLE, Fla. -- A man in Labelle lost everything he loves in a fire and he's now offering a big cash reward from his own pocket to find who set it. The man is offering $50,000 of..
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Former football standout busted for sending racy texts to students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The texts that Roderic Gadson sent two female students are racy and suggestive. Parents are reacting after the athletic director resigned his position at Fo..
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