Southwest Florida Egyptian community celebrates Mubarak's resignation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Egyptian-Americans in Southwest Florida are celebrating President Mubarak's resignation. Some of the congregation at St. Marks Coptic Orthodox Church actually fas..
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The Bush family pays a visit to Estero

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

ESTERO, Fla. - Several members of the Bush family in Southwest Florida, and it's all to help make sure every child can read. Hundreds of people in Estero for the 11th annual Celebr..
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Collier County deputies search for carjacking suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES - Collier County deputies are on the look out for a suspect involved in an armed carjacking in the Preserve Fairway neighborhood. A call came in to deputies around 6:30 p.m...
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FMPD search for 2 in assault

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FT. MYERS - Fort Myers Police are searching for 2 suspects in the area of 4300 Armeda Ave. Officers say they are looking for 2 hispanic males ages 20-30.  One wearing white sh..
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Punta Gorda couple arrested on child abuse charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested the mother and father of two 4-month old twin babies (born Sep. 22, 2010); one with frac..
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Two more behind bars courtesy of the highway interdiction unit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEE COUNTY, FL-Credit card scammers, sex offenders, drug dealers.All caught driving through Southwest Florida. Sheriff Mike Scott says, "There's no free pass through Lee county." T..
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New, choice food pantry opens in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Every month more than 200 Cape Coral families are asking for help from food pantries. That's up 50% in the last two years. To meet the need, a new, unique food pantry a..
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Real estate sales go high tech

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, FL - A Fort Myers realtor is looking to take real estate sales into th 21st century. Brett Ellis says Q-R codes which resemble little more than an ink blots - allow gre..
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Government looks to end Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration laid out three broad options Friday for reducing the government's role in the mortgage market. All three would almost certainly lead to h..
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Authorities arrest fugitive accused in shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- Authorities have arrested a South Florida man accused of shooting and wounding five people in December. U.S. Marshals and Miami Gardens police detectives arrested 23-year-ol..
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Police investigate grand theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS- The Fort Myers Police Department is looking for a man who stole thousands of dollars from a local business. It happened at the International Diamond Exchange located at..
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2 male teachers to donate hair for charity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Two male teachers are donating their hair to help out those with cancer.The teachers are among those who will donate to Locks of Love, a charity benefiting cancer..
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NY man wanted on attempted murder warrant killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man from New York wanted on an attempted murder warrant was fatally shot in north Florida. Jacksonville police said Friday that the U.S. Marshals Fugiti..
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Mubarak resigns, hands power to military

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAIRO - Egypt's Hosni Mubarak resigned as president and handed control to the military on Friday, bowing down after a historic 18-day wave of pro-democracy demonstrations by hundre..
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Group of wounded veterans fish in Florida Keys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - A group of wounded warriors from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are fishing in the Florida Keys as part of their rehabilitation. About a dozen veterans, all w..
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Police unable to locate witnesses or evidence to support attempted abduction report

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- On February 3, 2010 at 8:30 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department received a report of an attempted abduction. The 10-year old child told detectives that he was partici..
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Cloned credit card and zip drive seized

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- On Thursday, February 10, 2011, at approximately 8:15 P.M., the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop near mile marker 134 on a..
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Fort Myers celebrates Edison's 164th birthday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS- Hundreds of people are celebrating the birthday of Southwest Florida's most famous wintertime resident. Actors playing the roles of Thomas and Mina Edison, Henry and Cl..
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Naples man found guilty of murder, sentenced to life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY- Dozens of people turned out for the sentencing of James Menard on Friday. Menard is the Naples man who has been found guilty of killing 17-year-old Jake Couture. Th..
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Man found guilty of murdering his wife

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A man who authorities say accidentally dialed his wife's cell phone while killing her was found guilty of second-degree murder. Jurors reached the verdict late T..
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