NASA's last space shuttle blasts into history

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Atlantis has blasted off on NASA's last space shuttle launch. The historic liftoff occurred Friday morning, 30 years and three months after the very fir..
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CCSO Narcs arrest mom who brought son to oxycodone undercover drug buy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a mom who brought her 9-year-old son to an undercover drug buy Thursday. Detectives made the fir..
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Cape police detectives arrest suspect after 2 years on the run

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Mark Richard Vann has been arrested in relation to a two-year-old crime that took place in Cape Coral after fleeing to avoid capture. On September 9, 2009 a husba..
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USF has new dorm options for transgender students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The University of South Florida is offering transgender students the opportunity to live alone or with a friend of a different gender in campus housing. Beginnin..
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Collier parents arrested for illegal grow operation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - Two parents are behind bars after authorities find 52 marijuana plants growing 5 feet from a baby's bedroom. Collier county deputies seized the plants Wednesday nigh..
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Rain and clouds block SWFL's view of launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - NASA predicts up to a million spectators will be watching Atlantis head up to space at Cape Canaveral. If you can't make it out to the Cape for the big show, you..
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Launch is on for now

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Stormy weather is still threatening to delay NASA's final space shuttle launch. Mission managers met well before dawn and, despite the poor forecast, ga..
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Arrest made in Fort Myers apartment fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police have arrested Jerry White, 60, of 3744 Central Avenue #205, for arson and arson resulting in injury to another after responding to a fire Friday morn..
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Re-Zoning proposal causes concern for some Cape residents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - The path to the future is running too close to home say some Cape Coral residents. On Wednesday, Cape Coral's Planning and Zoning board gave their stamp of approva..
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PBR this weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ESTERO , Fla - This weekend professional bull riders will be in Estero. The event is Friday and Saturday night at 8pm in Germain Arena. Twenty-eight men will see if they have the s..
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Deputies investigating armed robbery at KFC in Ft Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Kentucky Fried Chicken at the intersection of US 14 and Crystal Drive in ..
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Number of homeless families, children on the rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Local advocates are working to ease the homeless problem in Lee County, but there's concern for another rapidly growing segment of the homeless population. In t..
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ONLY ON WINK: Video of thieves as they hit at least 8 Naples businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Multiple businesses in Naples are in a big financial hole after thieves steal equipment and vehicles worth thousands of dollars. It happened in the industria..
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Power Tracker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Florida Power and Light is launching Power Tracker a week from today. The Web site will allow FPL customers to check and report power outages on their computers or..
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Collier hospital shooting 911 tapes released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Just released 911 tapes made moments after a man opens fire inside Physicians Regional Medical Center show a distressed staff trying to figure out if someone..
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Obama Administration Offers New Hope to Jobless Homeowners, but Will it Help?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The Obama administration is offering what is billed as new hope to jobless homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments.  But  local experts disagree on whether t..
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FMPD using fingerprint scanners to speed up ID process

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- When Ellerine D. Williams was found dead in her Fort Myers home on June 23rd, her friends discovered her body behind the front door. Fort Myers Police were inves..
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Church A/C thefts on the rise in North Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS-Churches have taken a big hit lately in Lee County falling victim to air conditioning thieves.One area is feeling the heat more than others. Pastor Shawn Bradley s..
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Red Cross offers free program to help businesses plan for hurricane season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As hurricane season heats up, the American Red Cross is asking small business owners to take some simple steps to protect their storefronts. Love Boat Ice Cream's..
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Weather worsens for NASA's last shuttle launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The weather isn't cutting NASA any breaks, not even for the last space shuttle launch. Forecasters say there's a 70 percent chance that rain or thunders..
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