Scrap metal thieves strike again in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Scrap metal thieves have struck again in Lehigh Acres. A boat propeller used as an ornament was stolen from Randy Smith's front yard. Now only divots are left i..
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Tampa man charged in ex-girlfriend's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says a Tampa man has been charged in his ex-girlfriend's death after a witness trapped him in a room until deputies arri..
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SW Fla. officer's 1954 death finally recognized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Some former and current police officers in southwest Florida are trying to get more recognition for an officer slain in 1954. Carl Strickland was the first blac..
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Fort Myers native Deion Sanders elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DALLAS (AP) - Fort Myers native Deion Sanders and Marshall Faulk lead a class of seven voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.      Joining t..
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Cape Coral police officer shoots, kills dog during disturbance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral police officer shot and killed a dog that charged while police were investigating a disturbance on Saturday afternoon.Police say officers were tryin..
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Swimmers warned about man-of-war stings off South Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Lifeguards are warning swimmers to stay out of the waters off South Florida because Portuguese man-of-war.      Beachside citi..
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Busy weekend for businesses in downtown Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Art Fest is one of the busiest weekends of the year for businesses in downtown Fort Myers. Marci Sanders and her three girlfriends went to Art Fest today. "We bou..
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Gulf seafood sales get a boost from the military

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sales of Gulf of Mexico seafood are getting a boost from the military after being hammered by last year's BP oil spill, which left consumers fearing the water's ..
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Bath salts ban reduces calls to poison info center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Officials at the Florida Poison Information Center say a statewide ban on a synthetic designer drug commonly labeled as "bath salts" has led to a drop in calls a..
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Panhandle officials want BP to pay for new sand

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida Panhandle officials say beach renourishment is the key to their post-oil spill recovery.      Administrators, attorne..
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Central Florida teen charged with felony battery in soccer fight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) - A teen in north Florida faces a charge of felony battery for allegedly striking another player after a soccer game.      A dispute br..
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Charlotte deputies arrest woman in pharmacy hold-up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives late Friday afternoon arrested a woman who robbed the CVS Pharmacy on Sunday January 30th. Aubr..
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Collier County shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

A fight broke out around 8:30 Friday night at 8664 Dilip Drive in the Tuscan Isle community. We're told one man was shot, and suffered superficial wounds. The victim, 19 ..
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Fort Myers ArtFest kicks off

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - There's a big weekend ahead for businesses in downtown Fort Myers. People packed the streets for Art Walk Friday night, gearing up for ArtFest this weekend. With..
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Arrest made in fatal Fort Myers shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FT. MYERS - Police arrested a suspect in the case of a fatal shooting Thursday night at Palmetto Court Housing Complex. Police have arrested Tremaine Bailem for 2nd degree mur..
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Answering that voicemail could cost you hundreds, even thousands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - It's a warning for anyone with a phone.  The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office tells us the person on the other end may not be interested in your conv..
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Wounded Cape Coral solider scores free ticket to Super Bowl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A wounded Cape Coral solider is granted a dream come true. Private First Class Corey Kent has weathered a long road to recovery after suffering extreme injuries d..
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Scammers try to take Sheriff's Office for a ride

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An officer at the corrections facility picked up the phone.  On the other line, was a person with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Or so he..
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Mesac Damas trial delayed again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A father accused of killing his wife and kids returned to a Collier County court room today. Mesac Damas is facing the death penalty if convicted. He's accus..
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Senator Marco Rubio makes a stop in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Just a month on the job and new Senator Marco Rubio making his first stop in Naples for a town hall meeting. Close to 200 people showed up with a variety of question..
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