Cape Coral man arrested for trafficking in counterfeit credit cards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Cape Coral man on a routine traffic stop, and found numerous counterfeit credit cards in his car. Arreste..
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Happy with your paycheck?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Americans chime in on the amount of money they're getting paid at work. A new poll suggests most Americans think they are getting what they deserve. According to t..
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North Fort Myers man arrested for child abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  The Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a disturbance at a residence in North Fort Myers on Monday at 7:17 p.m. While investigating the..
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Stop Speedy Drivers in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

Speedy drivers are disturbing the peace in Cape Coral neighborhoods. Today residents are hoping a Transportation Advisory Meeting will slow drivers down.  Our Kyle Jordan is l..
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As gas prices climb, Southwest Florida car dealerships experiencing shortage of hybrid models

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Fuel hikes have plenty of people rushing to car dealerships for relief. Hybrid cars are flying off the lots, causing some manufacturers to experience an unexpected sh..
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Local Family Reacts To Gov. Scott's Change Of Heart On Disability Cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Governor Rick Scott has had a change of heart. Last week he announced he was cutting $170 million from programs that help people with disabilities. Tuesday he..
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Group wants Collier red light cameras taken down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

COLLIER COUNTY, FL - Members of the Collier county Libertarian party and the Tea party stood at the corner of Pine Ridge Road and US 41 this evening waving signs and voicing slogan..
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Deputies targeting drivers who disregard School busses.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

  For a group of about a half dozen Charlotte County deputies, the day begins before the sun comes up. They are at the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office to coordinate an oper..
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Family of four year old hit by car speaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jaleesa Gonzalez' father says she was a fun-loving four year old who liked to play outside and hunt for bugs.  That's what she was doing minutes before a fam..
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Alleged victim takes the stand in teacher/student sex scandal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Dramatic testimony from a teenage girl who sat on the stand for hours, recalling where, when and how many times she claims to have had a sexual relationship ..
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Copper thieves target Charlotte County School.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Last year, construction crews started rebuilding the meadow park elementary school in Port Charlotte. The old School that was built in the 1970's is being replaced. "There were a ..
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Crooks target SWFL Banks with check kiting scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying at least one woman believed to be  involved in a series of crimes where fraudulent checks are dep..
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Lee to Tear Down old Shopping Plaza; Will Not Give Land to Town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Lee County will demolish the Seafarer's Village on Fort Myers Beach, but it will not give the land to the town of the Beach. "We cannot give away any land that we bought with touri..
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Thousands of landscaping equipment stolen from Bonita storage area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

 BONITA SPRINGS, FL- A large hole, cut through the fence, that's how deputies say thieves got into the storage yard of forestry resources landscape supply on old 41 and stole ..
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Lehigh Acres man holds teens at gunpoint after deputies say they're caught stealing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh acres man holds two teens at gunpoint after he catches them stealing from him! John Middleton says, "If you're brave enough to come in someone's yard, yo..
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Ex Florida basketball player faces DUI charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GAINESVILLE, Fla.- Former Florida basketball player Dan Werner faces a DUI charge. Authorities say 23-year-old Werner was stopped because he was driving with his high beams on and ..
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Report: Effects of spill will unfold over years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- A new report by a prominent environmental group says the effects of the BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and the animals that live in it will take place over years, ..
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Scott supports emergency spending for disabled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott says he will rescind his order to cut payments to those who care for the disabled if the Legislature approves emergency spending to make up for a..
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Lee County Library System gets website award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - In conjunction with National Library Week, April 10-16, the Florida Library Association (FLA) announced its annual awards.  These awards recognize outstand..
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Detectives investigate shots fired at Charlotte Harbor business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives continue their investigation into a report of several shots fired Monday around 8:00 p.m. Deputies were dispatch..
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