Edison Festival of Light Junior Parade road closures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla - Beginning at 12:30 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department will be closing roads for the Edison Festival of Light Junior Parade. The closures include the ramp off t..
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Matlacha man building innovative shelters for homeless in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Matlacha man is launching a unique idea to help the homeless in Haiti, while putting Southwest Florida back to work. The concept: building secure, transitional ..
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Operation Medicine Cabinet nets 380,000+ prescription pills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office say it had astounding results from its five-day prescription drug collection program.Operation Medicine Cabinet resulted in 384,4..
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Long lines as Norman Love meets Valentine's Day demand

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Chocolate artists at Norman Love Confections are working around the clock this weekend.     With Valentine's Day on Monday, the Lee County bu..
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Historic oak tree removed in downtown Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - After months of battles to save it, the historic oak tree in downtown Fort Myers was cut down Saturday.     The oak tree has been part of the..
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Free dental care services for Southwest Florida residents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.-Hundreds of Southwest Florida residents are smiling a little brighter tonight.  Saturday, Bonita Dental Care offered free basic dental services to pe..
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Man sentenced to 17 years for investment fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WEST PALM BEAHC, Fla. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for his role in a Ponzi scheme that scammed more than $14 million from hundreds of Haitian-American inve..
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Girlfriend accused of setting car on fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Delray Beach woman is accused of setting her boyfriend's car on fire. An arrest report says 25-year-old Tochara Stephens was arrested Wednesday on a cha..
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Man wins rights to Marilyn Manroe photos too late

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando photographer has won back the rights to his Marilyn Monroe photos two years too late. Joe Jasgur died two years ago in a nursing home at age 89. His..
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House Speaker reacts to Scott's budget proposal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon embraces Gov. Rick Scott's philosophy and work ethic, but he's keeping some of Scott's biggest proposals at arm's leng..
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Lee County detectives solve 2006 cold case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY-  DNA that was obtained during a burglary investigation more than four years ago has allowed detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's to close the books on a 2006 s..
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Car plows into Lehigh Acres business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A car plowed into a Lehigh Acres restaurant Friday night. It happened at Jan-Bo restaurant at the Lehigh Towne Centre. A driver lost control of her SUV on Home..
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Emotional day in court as Naples man receives life in prison for teen's murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - An emotional morning in a Collier County courtroom, as a judge sentences 24-year-old James Menard to life in prison. Jurors found him guilty for the shooting..
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Southwest Florida Egyptian community celebrates Mubarak's resignation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Egyptian-Americans in Southwest Florida are celebrating President Mubarak's resignation. Some of the congregation at St. Marks Coptic Orthodox Church actually fas..
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The Bush family pays a visit to Estero

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

ESTERO, Fla. - Several members of the Bush family in Southwest Florida, and it's all to help make sure every child can read. Hundreds of people in Estero for the 11th annual Celebr..
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Collier County deputies search for carjacking suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES - Collier County deputies are on the look out for a suspect involved in an armed carjacking in the Preserve Fairway neighborhood. A call came in to deputies around 6:30 p.m...
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FMPD search for 2 in assault

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FT. MYERS - Fort Myers Police are searching for 2 suspects in the area of 4300 Armeda Ave. Officers say they are looking for 2 hispanic males ages 20-30.  One wearing white sh..
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Punta Gorda couple arrested on child abuse charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested the mother and father of two 4-month old twin babies (born Sep. 22, 2010); one with frac..
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Two more behind bars courtesy of the highway interdiction unit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEE COUNTY, FL-Credit card scammers, sex offenders, drug dealers.All caught driving through Southwest Florida. Sheriff Mike Scott says, "There's no free pass through Lee county." T..
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New, choice food pantry opens in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Every month more than 200 Cape Coral families are asking for help from food pantries. That's up 50% in the last two years. To meet the need, a new, unique food pantry a..
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