Mom arrested after leaving baby in hot car for 40-minutes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a North Port mother for child abuse this afternoon after she left her 10 month old baby boy unattended inside h..
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It will be an early spring, Punxsutawney Phil does not see his shadow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

     Punxsutawney, PA   Punxatawny Phil did not see his shadow, that means an early spring! Good news  for most of the country dealing with a maj..
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Army chooses Reserve Center site in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Army is making plans to move into Cape Coral.On Tuesday, the city announced the Army has chosen a 15-acre site near Corbett Road and Diplomat Parkway for a n..
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Fort Myers couple charged with stealing thousands from neighbors storage units

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Flavia Coehn couldn't believe her eyes. "We came home on Saturday night and the neighbors below us had a box of what appeared to be our things outside their front..
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Naples man born in Egypt hopes President Mubarak's decision to step down will bring peace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - Khaled Mahgoub currently lives in Naples, but he was born in Cairo, Egypt. He grew up two blocks from Tahrir Square where all recent protests have been taking place...
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North Fort Myers burglary suspect caught on tape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-A burglar was caught on tape breaking into a pawn shop in North Fort Myers. He caused thousands of dollars in damage to steal an empty safe and  a BB gun..
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Landmark Restaurant Could Close after Lease is not Renewed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A landmark restaurant in southwest Florida could close, or change its character, after the Bonita Bay Group decided not to renew the lease for the place.   Flora and Ella..
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CCSO looking for missing endangered man since Dec. 19

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PORT CHARLOTTE- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public again for help in locating a man last seen Dec. 19 at his Port Charlotte home. An attempt to locate..
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Cape police catch serial burglar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- A serial burglar is off Cape Coral streets. Police say 30 year-old Scott Krupp is responsible for a string of business and home burglaries. Investigators say Krupp stol..
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Cancellations leave travelers stranded at RSW Airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, FL - With flights being cancelled across the country the arrival and departure boards at Southwest Florida International airport told a menacing story for hundreds of&n..
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Mindy McCready continues fight for child

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Country music star Mindy McCready listened via telephone during a dependency hearing in a Lee County court today. She is fighting for full custody of her son. The..
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Governor Rick Scott visits Naples; talks jobs, budget cuts and more

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Florida Governor Rick Scott in town; this is the first time he's met with media locally since being elected. Scott took a private tour of Arthrex, a medical ..
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Deputies search for a burglary suspect in S. Fort Myers; 2 in custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

South Fort Myers- Lee County deputies are searching for a burglary suspect in the area of McGregor Blvd and Winkler Rd in South Fort Myers. Deputies are searching a Hispanic male, ..
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Cats rescued

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Cats rescued
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Teen faces charges in pregnant girlfriend beating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A Gulf Coast-area teenager is in jail accused of hiring someone to beat up his pregnant girlfriend in order to make her miscarry.Authorities say 18-ye..
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New plan would force the unemployed to accept jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Legislation has been filed in Tallahassee to prohibit people receiving unemployment benefits from turning down jobs. Some lawmakers say people are gaming the sys..
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Authorities annouce dates for Operation Medicine Cabinet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - It's time to gather up all of your unused or expired medication.  The Lee County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the Florida Crime Prevention Association..
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Palm Beach County announces plan to speed up ballot counting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials in Palm Beach County say they're taking steps to speed up vote-counting after elections.The county's supervisor of elections says she plans t..
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New numbers: Auto sales on the rise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT (AP) - U.S. sales of cars and trucks rose in January, a strong start to what the auto industry hopes will be an extension of last year's recovery.In another good sign, sale..
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Local church prays for peace in Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Parishioners at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church are praying for the safety of their loved ones in Egypt. At a special prayer service Tuesday, church-goers prayed..
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