Principal in Naples sleeps on roof of school all in name of reading

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla -- An elementary school principal in Naples goes to the extreme to keep her promise to her students. The very unique bet is taking where she goes to sleep to new heigh..
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Summerlin Flyover... Are we there yet?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The project is months behind. There have been all types of problems plaguing the Summerlin Flyover. Now, county DOT officials say the project was supposed to be ..
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Cyclists on 800-mile trek visit Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dozens of bicycle wheels rolled into Southwest Florida Monday, all for a good cause. And they have hundreds more miles to go before they reach their final destin..
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Local law enforcement remembering fallen officers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - It's been a deadly year for cops around the country, and specifically here in Florida. During National Police Week, members of law enforcement are gathering ..
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Scott signs bill aimed at aiding Florida insurers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A law Gov. Rick Scott signed Tuesday is expected strengthen property insurance companies that cover damages to homes and businesses from hurricanes, fires ..
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Bonita Springs man gets home makeover from local firefighters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- A Bonita Springs man got a home makeover with the help of some Bonita Springs firefighters. Juan Romero is well-known in the area for running a soccer progr..
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Final negotiations for Coller County School Superintendent delayed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- The final negotiations for the new Collier County school superintendent's contract will wait until Thursday. The district already offered Kamela Patton a co..
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Collier County Deputies ask for help in locating missing elderly woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

COLLIER, CO., Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating an 89-year-old East Naples woman. Evelyn Lievke was last heard from this mo..
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Teen arrested for weekend shooting in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla. - A 17 year old arrested in connection with a shooting in Punta Gorda on Sunday morning reveals that he was inside a popular local bar and claims that he was being..
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Lee County School Board chooses Burke as Superintendent of Schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Dr. Joseph Burke, the sitting superintendent in Monroe County, has been chosen as the new superintendent for Lee County schools. Burke beat out 42 other candidate..
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Lee Students Learn Healthy Foods, as State Agriculture Dept. Prepares to Take over Menus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Some Lee co. public school students learned about healthy foods, as the state agriculture department prepares to take over menus, perhaps as soon as this August. "We want to show t..
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Fla. bill may require students to learn dangers of texting and driving before earning permit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Across the country, 32 states ban texting while driving. But after previously failed attempts to pass similar laws in Florida, lawmakers may have reached a com..
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Sneak peek at Lee County Animal Shelter's $2.7 million makeover

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The 10,000 cats and dogs in and out of Lee County Animal Services each year now have new digs. The animal shelter officially opens up it's brand new facility on W..
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Man accused of stabbing pregnant woman had long rap sheet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Kelsey Roberson has dozens of stab wounds and one powerful story about her fight to save her unborn son. "I thought there was a guy here to look at my car," ..
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Crews respond to brush fire in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A brush fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at Kismet Pkwy and Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral, according to Florida Division of Forestry.  The fire is approx..
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Life's a beach for lost gator

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - Things you would expect to find in the Gulf of Mexico: fish, dolphin...but a gator? About 50 Marco Island beach goers got the shock of their life as an alligat..
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Scott says he'll veto some spending in Fla. budget

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott expects to veto some line items in the $69.7 billion budget Florida lawmakers have handed him. The Legislature cut spending by nearly $4 bi..
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Lee Students Learn Healthy Foods, as State Agriculture Dept. Prepares to Take over Menus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Some Lee co. public school students learned about healthy foods, as the state agriculture department prepares to take over menus, perhaps as soon as this August. "We want to show t..
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Lehigh Acres man arrested after allegedly making false bomb threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- David Michael Smith, 37, a Lehigh Acres resident, was arrested and charged with one felony count on Tuesday after allegedly calling the Lee County Sheriff's Offic..
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Nation's 6th largest school district slashing jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Broward County school district is cutting teaching positions as it grapples with a $144 million deficit for the upcoming school year. Officials say..
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