String of AC thefts hit Metro Plantation businesses hard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A string of AC thefts hit small businesses hard over the weekend. At least six shops off of Metro Parkway were burglarized, with thieves tearing apart almost two ..
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First teen added to Crime Stoppers 10 Most Wanted list

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-UPDATE: Todd Chrisp, Jr., recently added to Crime Stoppers 10 Most Wanted list, was apprehended this afternoon in South Carolina by the US Marshal's Fugi..
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Documents: Tampa mom hindered abuse investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Tampa mother hindered a child-abuse investigation leading up to the beating death of her year-old baby last month, allegedly by a live-i..
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Riverdale student who brought weapons to school will spend 3 weeks in juvenile detention

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - UPDATE: The Riverdale High School teen who brought a stockpile of weapons onto school property made a first appearance in court Tuesday morning and was ordered b..
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Ex-Minn. governor brings prez campaign to Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is bringing his newly-minted campaign for the Republican presidential nomination to South Florida. Pawlenty plans a Fac..
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Cape family gives home to North Fort Myers man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Hope and a new beginning for a man who apparently lost everything just a few months ago. In March, 77-year-old Jim Yowell lost his home to a fire just a mon..
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Free foreclosure workshop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 If you are facing foreclosure or thinking about just walking away from your house there is help for you tonight. The Neighborhood Community Foundation is hosting a ..
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Remarks by the President about the storms throughout the Midwest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Winfield House London, England--       THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.    Before the day starts here in England I wanted to sa..
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ONLY ON WINK: Collier County teen arrested after drinking & vandalizing cars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies arrest a Collier County teenager for vandalizing more than a dozen cars near Gulf Coast High School. Slashing tires, ripping up the interior and c..
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Florida monitoring those collecting unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FLORIDA - You've heard Governor Rick Scott's mantra, "let's get to work."  He wants Floridians to receive unemployment compensation for as little time as possible, which means..
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Response times on Alligator Alley highlight need for new station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-- Alligator Alley gets its name from the wildlife that can often been seen just feet from the interstate. But its reputation comes from the sometimes wild driv..
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Cape Police return thousands of dollars in stolen items

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-Cape police are trying to track down victims of a serial burglar who hit several homes in a Southwest Cape Coral neighborhood. Police hope victims will come forwar..
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Firefighters are on the scene of a structure fire in Sanibel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

SANIBEL, Fla. - A business located on Sanibel at 1554 Periwinkle Way burned this afternoon.   Fire crews from Sanibel worked to control the fire at a kitchen and bath ren..
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Student athletes could face big fines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Students athletes could soon face big fines for losing their cool on the field. The Lee County School District is debating whether to fine players or coaches for..
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Deputies: car thief breaks into random home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS,FL- An 82-year old woman and her family wake up to a terrifying discovery.A stranger is in their home. Seconds later deputies are there because they'd been following the..
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Lawmakers considering federal bill in honor of fallen officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lawmakers are considering naming a bill after an officer killed on duty by an illegal criminal immigrant - allowing ICE to keep them in prison longer in order to..
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No Goldilocks or Porridge - Only a Lone Bear Wandering Downtown Ft. Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Forget the goldilocks and porridge, but people did spot a small black bear wandering a parking lot on the edge of downtown Ft. Myers Monday morning.  An offi..
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Hoarding Task Force trains Lee County law enforcement officers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Experts say it's not new, but a number of extreme cases of hoarding in Lee County calls for some new strategy from first responders. "Officers very routinely run ..
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Local man died after being ejected from motorcycle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man was killed after he was ejected from his motorcycle on Sunday. Fort Myers Police officers responded to a 911 call of a motorcycle accident..
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Fla. begins annual hurricane exercise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida began its sometimes annual hurricane exercise Monday after skipping the practice storm last year because officials were busy with a real emergency ..
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