Deputies arrest 2nd person involved in Punta Gorda Justice Center HazMat incident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-  UPDATE: Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives report that Robert Chapman, 60, 155 S. New York Ave., Englewood was arreste..
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Baby girl left outside Port St. Lucie fire house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - A caller alerted St. Lucie County Fire District officials that a newborn baby was inside a bag left in front of the building. The call came in as firefi..
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Real estate matters: 2011 Season Ending Report Card

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

This Friday is Good Friday, which means Easter is almost here, and  Easter is generally considered to be the end of what locals call “season.” • Did our local..
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Woman dies after crash in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Ava Bell, 29, of  Lehigh Acres was the only occupant in the vehicle. She was traveling east on Lee Boulevard and lost control of the vehicle due to a medic..
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Look at redevelopment plans for downtown Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- We've heard it before, plans to redevelop downtown Fort Myers and bring business in. We're getting a new look at a big plan that could get started this year. ..
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North Naples man who was reported missing Thursday has been located

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE:  The Collier County Sheriff's Office reports that a 89-year-old man who was reported missing Thursday morning has been located and is safe. Deput..
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Edison State College President releases proposed salary cut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Ahead of Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting, Edison State College President Kenneth Walker released a breakdown of his current compensation, including a 178,952..
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LCSO identifies diver's body, never resurfaced while working in Estero lake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

ESTERO, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Office is now identifying the body of a diver, who died while inspecting a lake at Stoneybrook Golf and Country Club in Estero. LSCO says 23-year..
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Officer run over by golf cart, shoots suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a tribe police officer shot and wounded a man during an altercation at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa. A tribe spokesman say..
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Charlotte County Courthouse evacuated because of suspicious package

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Hundreds of people were evacuated from the Charlotte County Courthouse this morning after a suspicious package was brought into a judges chamber. "The call ..
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Arrest made in Charlotte County Justice Center evacuation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PUNTA GORDA - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested John Ridge Emery III of Englewood in connection with the Justice Center evacuation th..
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Suspected arsonist ruled mentally incompetent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A judge has ruled that a man suspected of torching at least two Miami Beach buildings is not mentally fit to stand trial. On the advice of two doctors..
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Death for drifter convicted in Fla. forest slaying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A drifter who prosecutors have said abducted two women and then waited hours or even days to kill and behead them in remote forests was sentenced to death ..
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That's a Wrap on Peak Visitor Season; Most Feel It was Strong

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Peak visitor season is wrapping up quickly in Southwest Florida, and most people in the hospitality industry believe it will go down as a strong season. "Yes I would say strong, wi..
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Call to deputies: mother says daughter pistol whipped, threatened her.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

SOUTH FORT MYERS, FL-A mother says she was pistol whipped and forced to buy a car-for her daughter!Tonight we're hearing for the first time, the call for help to deputies. Ron King..
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New poll finds voters unimpressed with Republican candidates so far

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CBS News, New York - It's early yet, but the Grand Old Party clearly has its work cut out to sell the voting American public on a candidate to challenge President Obama in the..
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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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