Cape Coral fire department responds to busy Friday afternoon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral fire department says its crews were maximized while responding to multiple incidents during a four hour period on Friday.The calls began around 1:..
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SUV slams into Cape Coral house; driver endures life-threatening injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A speeding car slams into a Cape Coral home, leaving the driver with life-threatening injuries. It happened around 3:00 Friday afternoon at the corner of Chiquit..
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City of Naples questions Collier County EMS after reports of sluggish response times

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County EMS adds a third ambulance to its Naples fleet, after multiple reports of lagging emergency response times. The city pays millions of dollars each year..
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Woman gets 10 years in son's fatal beating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for failing to protect her toddler son from a fatal beating. As part of a deal with Polk..
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Off-duty Lee Deputy helps Rescue 3 Children, adrift in Treacherous Waters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BOCA GRANDE, Fla.- An off-duty Lee Co. Sheriff's deputy helped to rescue three children, adrift in the treacherous waters of Boca Pass.    It happened on Thursday ev..
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Two brush fires reported in Lehigh Acres, both contained

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: Both Lehigh Acres brush fires have been contained.  A brush fire started at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Richard Road near Green Meadows Road in Lehigh..
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Gang of girls trys to rob woman in busy shopping center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  A brazen attempted robbery occurred right in the middle of a busy shopping center. Deputies say four girls in their late teens to early 20's surrounded a 51..
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Charlotte County detectives need help locating shooting suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives are again asking the public for help with any information they might have in the shooting deat..
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WINK-TV to re-broadcast Golden Apple Awards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. – WINK-TV will re-air the Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Awards over the next two weekends. The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools hosted the 24..
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Report: Transocean contributed to Gulf disaster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Coast Guard probe of the Deepwater Horizon explosion has concluded that rig owner Transocean had serious flaws in its safety management system and a poor safet..
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Boy accused of tourist killings arrested earlier

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A 16-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting two British tourists last week had been released from juvenile custody hours earlier and was supposed to be on h..
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Bunnies for Babies supports new CCMI program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The 6th Annual Bunnies for Babies fundraiser sponsored by Norman Love Confections raised hundreds of dollars for a new program through Community Cooperative..
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Deputies arrest 2nd person involved in Punta Gorda Justice Center HazMat incident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-  UPDATE: Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives report that Robert Chapman, 60, 155 S. New York Ave., Englewood was arreste..
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Baby girl left outside Port St. Lucie fire house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - A caller alerted St. Lucie County Fire District officials that a newborn baby was inside a bag left in front of the building. The call came in as firefi..
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Real estate matters: 2011 Season Ending Report Card

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

This Friday is Good Friday, which means Easter is almost here, and  Easter is generally considered to be the end of what locals call “season.” • Did our local..
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Woman dies after crash in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Ava Bell, 29, of  Lehigh Acres was the only occupant in the vehicle. She was traveling east on Lee Boulevard and lost control of the vehicle due to a medic..
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Look at redevelopment plans for downtown Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- We've heard it before, plans to redevelop downtown Fort Myers and bring business in. We're getting a new look at a big plan that could get started this year. ..
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North Naples man who was reported missing Thursday has been located

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE:  The Collier County Sheriff's Office reports that a 89-year-old man who was reported missing Thursday morning has been located and is safe. Deput..
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Edison State College President releases proposed salary cut

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Ahead of Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting, Edison State College President Kenneth Walker released a breakdown of his current compensation, including a 178,952..
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LCSO identifies diver's body, never resurfaced while working in Estero lake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

ESTERO, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Office is now identifying the body of a diver, who died while inspecting a lake at Stoneybrook Golf and Country Club in Estero. LSCO says 23-year..
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