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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Cape Coral Wal-Mart evacuated because of fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-  A Cape Coral Wal-Mart  has been evacuated because of a cooler fire, according to Cape Coral Police.  The Wal-Mart is located at 1619 Del Prado Blv..
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Can the robocalls be stopped?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Robocalls from Governor Rick Scott have flooded phone lines across the state of Florida. They're used to get out the governor's message, but Michael Memoli of Fo..
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Grant money brings trees, economic boost to Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The next time you drive down Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard in Fort Myers, you might notice something a bit different: dozens of new trees along the road. It's all..
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Southwest Floridians react to Anthony sentencing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

It seems like every place with a television showed Thursday's sentencing. People still reeling from Tuesday's acquittal were shocked again to find out that a defendant who once fac..
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Man wanted in Florida homicide arrested in Maine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service says a man wanted in connection with a Florida homicide has been arrested in the central Maine town of Norridgewock. Thirty-three-y..
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Alva woman pleads guilty to producing, transporting, and possessing child pornography

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces that Candice Marie Miller, 31, of Alva, today pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography, ..
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