Father of boy killed by truck, opens up & demands change

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

FORT MYERS, Fla -  A Fort Myers family struggles with the death of their little boy. Le-Jarvis Johnson was hit by a pick-up truck and killed Friday afternoon. Sunday evening, ..
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Estero ATV accident kills one

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ESTERO, Fla. - Lee County deputies say a Texas man was killed in an ATV accident in Estero Saturday.The Lee County Sheriff's Office says Douglas Gibbons, 44, of Freeport Texas was ..
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Classified spy satellite launched from Kennedy Space Center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Air Force has launched a new classified spy satellite.      An un-manned Delta 4-Heavy rocket blasted off From Cape Canaver..
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Police: Deaths of Tallahassee mom, 3 kids are homicides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The deaths of a young mother and her three small children whose bodies were found in their home are homicides, police said Sunday.     ..
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Fort Myers fire blamed on lovers' quarrel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Police responded to a fire in the 3000 block of Dora Street in Fort Myers. Neighbors tried to knock on the doors and windows to make sure the woman and child living inside weren't ..
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Judge in 'Taj Mahal' courthouse flap resigns chief post

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida judge criticized for lobbying for an opulent courthouse has resigned from his chief judge position.      Judge Pau..
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Two dead, three children shot in South Florida shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police are investigating an apparent domestic murder-suicide that left two adults dead and three children shot in South Florida.Officer Mike Pons of ..
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BP claims a gamble: Get check now, risk less later

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Fishermen and business owners stung by a summer of lost revenue from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill have until Wednesday to file their compensation claims..
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Fort Myers man arrested for arson at ex-girlfriend's home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police have arrested a man accused of setting fire to his ex-girlfriend's home.Police say Damien Jones, 32, was arrested early Sunday on arson and bur..
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Group sleeping on the streets to raise awareness of homelessness in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Imagine having your life packed away in just one bag. "So far, it's been a lot of walking. I brought a lot of things, so I think I packed too heavy," NoHome4Me pa..
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SWFL family, friends set up fund following Ohio kidnapping, murders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida family and friends have set up an account to benefit an Ohio teen who survived a brutal kidnapping.  Sarah Maynard, 13, was found tied up ..
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Panhandle woman, 3 kids found dead in violent scene

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A woman and her three young children were found killed at a violent crime scene in a north Florida home on Saturday, and homicide detectives were out looki..
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Lifelock customers in Fla. getting $10.87 refunds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Seventy thousand Floridians who bought services from the Lifelock identity theft prevention company will be getting refund checks of $10.87 each.Attorney G..
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Ex-Yankee Jim Leyritz acquitted in fatal DUI crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A jury in Florida has acquitted former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz of DUI manslaughter in a 2007 crash that killed a mother of two.However..
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Feds: Oil spill claims process needs transparency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Justice Department is urging the administrator of the $20 billion fund for Gulf oil spill claims to show greater transparency about the process so the victim..
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Low-cost options to keep city water clean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - It's your money and the City of Naples is trying to save taxpayers millions of it. New water standards released this week by the EPA could have the city spending $20..
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Child struck by truck cofirmed fatal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Friday, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a pedestrian related traffic crash. It happened in the area of 28 Roanoke Drive. Once on scene ,police lear..
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Airport security "pat downs" angering some travellers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - Travel for the Thanksgiving holiday begins this weekend according to officials at SW Florida International Airport. With that, travellers can expect heightened sec..
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Dog returned to Fort Myers family after break-in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  A Fort Myers woman's home is torn apart by burglars making out with thousands of dollars of valuables including the family dog. "When I stepped in it ..
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Man arrested for VA construction site burglary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

CAPE CORAL, FL- Cape Coral Police say they caught a man in the act of stealing from the new VA clinic construction site.This isn't the first time the site has been targeted for cri..
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