LCSO investigates threat that led to lockdown at East Lee County High School

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-The Code Red and lockdown was lifted at East Lee County High School just before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, according to authorities.  The Lee County Sheriff's Offi..
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Bonita Springs YMCA members fight against facility's shutdown, take concerns to City Council

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Tension is high as the Bonita Springs community comes together to fight for the future of their YMCA. Their "Y" is in jeopardy of closing by the end of the mo..
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Coconut Point mall theater reopens following roof problems

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-UPDATE: Hollywood Movie Theater at Coconut Point mall is open after tiles fell from the theater's ceiling on Wednesday.  ORIGINAL: Multiple units re..
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Dog bite injuries increase in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Health Department in partnership with the Animal Services Division of Lee County cautions the public to be weary of potential animal bites, especia..
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Politicians disagree over offshore drilling expansion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats and Republicans are battling over how to boost offshore drilling, days after President Barack Obama called for increased U.S. oil production in the face..
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Two arrested in Charlotte Co. for reporting false police report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputy Jason Russell responded to 9574 Spring Cir, Port Charlotte on Tuesday in reference to a vehicle burglary that had just occurred. Other CCSO units als..
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Lee County deputies pay tribute to fallen officers at memorial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As part of police week, several agencies participated in an emotional memorial at the Lee County Sheriff's Office to honor officers lost in the line of duty. Hund..
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Police ask for help with identifying two burglary suspects

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Police have asked for help with identifying two burglary suspects. Last Wednesday at 12:04 a.m., the suspects entered the fenced compound of the Lee County School..
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Following a year of new construction and renovations, Lee County Domestic Animal Services will celebrate the shelter’s Grand Re-Opening

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Lee County, Fla.- Following a year of new construction and renovations, Lee County Domestic Animal Services (LCDAS) will celebrate the shelter’s Grand Re-Opening Wednesday. O..
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Principal in Naples sleeps on roof of school all in name of reading

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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