Man arrested after threatening airport mechanic with shard of glass

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who threatened a Punta Gorda Airport mechanic at Air Trek Ambulance Services with a shard of broken glass. CCS..
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Drug testing suspended for most FL state employees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has suspended plans to implement an executive order mandating drug testing for all state employees. In a June 10 memo to agency heads, Scot..
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Collier women live longest in U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - If you've ever wondered where in the United States people are living the longest, you don't have the look very far. Women in one Southwest Florida county are..
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Pine Island brush fire sparked by storms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PINE ISLAND, Fla.-- Storms with dangerous lightning sparked several burns across Southwest Florida including one on Pine Island. Our Kyle Jordan joins us live with ..
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St. Pete chief leads sessions on police shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The St. Petersburg police chief is leading a session to discuss shooting tactics and policy in the aftermath of three city officers fatally shot in the ..
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Charlotte County fire threatens homes in Port Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Lightning from a severe thunderstorm started a brush fire in a residential neighborhood off King's Highway and Midway Blvd. in Port Charlotte Wednesday night...
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Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is living at home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

HOUSTON (AP) - She'll still go to the hospital every day for speech and physical therapy and other treatment -- but Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will be living at home now in H..
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New foreclosure numbers out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   New this morning  foreclosure filings are picking back up in the state of Florida.     In fact 1 in every 461 homes got a foreclosure notice&n..
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One of Southwest Florida's Most Wanted Arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

One of Southwest Florida's most wanted in now behind bars.  22 year old Sandy Forrester is now in the Lee County jail.  She was wanted for her role  in a brutal robb..
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Florida ranked #1 for grow house busts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-Law enforcement says it isn't surprised the Drug Enforcement Administration ranks Florida the top state for grow house seizures in 2010. "Florida's been number one..
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Naples residents speak out about Vanderbilt Beach bathroom plans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- Naples residents are speaking out after Collier County commissioners vote to move forward building $1.2 million restroom and concession facility at Vanderbilt Beach..
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Brush fire threatens homes on Pine Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PINE ISLAND, Fla - A 75 acre brush fire burned North of Pine Island Center on Pine Island on Wednesday evening.The fire was threatening homes at one point, but crews now say homes ..
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Shed fire damages several golf carts at Whiskey Creek Country Club

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla -   A barbecue grill may have started a dramatic fire at the Whiskey Creek Country Club on Wednesday night.The fire started inside the golf cart barn and ..
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Woman claims she was raped, husband beaten in home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL-Lee County deputies are searching for at least five suspects in a brutal home invasion and sexual assault.It happened at a home in Lehigh Acres.resident Jimmy Irwi..
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New study shows 19% of Lee County businesses looking to hire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Finally, some good news for job seekers this summer. "We're seeing a lot more recruitment activity now. It's not only that they're talking about hiring, they actu..
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LEAPP marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- They're part of what's known as the "Greatest Generation", but often times it's our seniors who are the greatest target for abuse and scams.    &n..
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Home Sweet Home for North Fort Myers family

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla -  A North Fort Myers mother and son are spending their first night in their newly renovated home. They're both wheelchair-bound and had a hard time gett..
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Lee May Step up Effort to Root out Wild Hogs from Parks, Preserves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee County may spend up to 90-thousand dollars a year to trap and remove wild hogs from public parks and preserves.   Officials say the animals are destroying too much na..
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Sheriff dedicates new Operation Medicine Cabinet program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron gave details for the agency’s new “Operation Medicine Cabinet” program at the District-4 office in Por..
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Salt water fish for free on Father's Day weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Father’s Day is just around the corner, and one great way to celebrate is by planning a fishing trip off of the waters of Florida.  So if it has bee..
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