Edison bridge reopens after gas leak caused closures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- I-75 has reopened after an accident occurred.  The Edison bridge has reopened.   Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 4:19 p.m. a Fort Myers Police Officer spot..
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Accident leaves postal truck flipped onto its side

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla- An accident involving two vehicles occurred at Central Avenue and South Street. One of the vehicles involved in the accident is a postal truck.  The postal tr..
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Sarasota man sells electric chair

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. - The century-old oak chair that Eddie Clawson bought a decade ago had an eerie feel to it. He took it to his home in Sarasota, where his friends initially were impress..
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Murder trial turns into courtroom melee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Accused killer Tyrone Campbell sat quietly in a Lee County courtroom after jury selection for his murder trial wrapped up on Tuesday. Deputies say he gunned down ..
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Is Landscaping the Best use for Transportation-related Dollars? Lee Co. to Decide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Lee County must decide whether to spend nearly 784-thousand dollars to landscape some of US 41.    Some people criticize the potential spending, saying the money wou..
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Local store employee arrested for stealing $21,000 in jewelry

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a jewelry store employee for stealing $20,748 in jewelry and pawning the stolen items. Detectives arreste..
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Did you see the video of the babies talking?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Some baby talk is the newest viral video consuming internet users around the world.The video shows 2 diaper clad babies babbling in their kitchen and it has a lot of people wonderi..
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Lee Schools brace for education cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The uncertainty surrounding cuts to education has Lee County schools planning for yet another year in the red. Board member spent part of Wednesday crunching numb..
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North Port teacher shot to death at his home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH PORT, Fla.- UPDATE: Crime Stoppers of Sarasota County are offering a $1,000 cash reqard for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators of this crime.  Anyone ..
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Whale that killed trainer returns to SeaWorld show

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla.- The killer whale that drowned a trainer at Orlando's SeaWorld facility last year is slated to perform for the first time since the incident. SeaWorld officials say T..
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Cape Coral Police make arrests in "midday melee"

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police responded to 36 SE 24th Avenue in reference to a disturbance with reported injuries Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Upon arrival, officers came into contac..
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Florida House panel approves annual budget bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The House Appropriations Committee has approved the chamber's proposed $66.5 billion version of Florida's annual budget on a straight party line vote. Democrats..
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Interagency investigation leads to 4 marijuana grow house busts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department Vice and Narcotics Unit, along with detectives assigned to the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit, culminated ..
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Estero man remembers assassination attempt on President Reagan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Estero resident Jim Varey was assigned to President Ronald Reagan's secret service detail on March 30, 1981-- the day John Hinckley, Jr. tried to kill the Comman..
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Andy Enfield named FGCU's new men's basketball head coach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh announced the hiring of Florida State assistant coach Andy Enfield as the men's basketball head coach. FGCU Director of Athletic..
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Help Japanese children deal with disaster by donating toys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Delta Family Counseling in Cape Coral has a new way you can help children devastated by the disaster in Japan. They were contacted by Play Therapists from Japan,..
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Local people, businesses already planning for Red Sox Spring Training in Jet Blue Park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox announced Tuesday that they're teaming up with a national airline and naming their new park. Jet Blue Park will sit east of I-75 on Daniels Parkway ..
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5 years, and still no arrest in Fort Myers murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's been nearly 5 years since a Fort Myers man was murdered. His mother has not only struggled with the loss of her son, but also with the knowledge that the pe..
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Southwest Florida group holds prayer vigil for Japan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Through song, dance, and plenty of prayers, one group gathered for a serene approach to helping those suffering in Japan. Spiritual leaders from an array of denominat..
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Wildlife officials are investigating the deaths of 2 Florida panthers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-State and federal wildlife officials are investigating the deaths of two Florida panthers. "The one that we found in Golden Gate Estates in February was very s..
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