Report: Effects of spill will unfold over years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- A new report by a prominent environmental group says the effects of the BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and the animals that live in it will take place over years, ..
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Scott supports emergency spending for disabled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott says he will rescind his order to cut payments to those who care for the disabled if the Legislature approves emergency spending to make up for a..
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Lee County Library System gets website award

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - In conjunction with National Library Week, April 10-16, the Florida Library Association (FLA) announced its annual awards.  These awards recognize outstand..
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Detectives investigate shots fired at Charlotte Harbor business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives continue their investigation into a report of several shots fired Monday around 8:00 p.m. Deputies were dispatch..
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Fla. Gov. Scott looking to sell his health clinics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott is looking to sell his family's interest in Solantic urgent health care clinics. Scott said Tuesday he has been seeking a buyer since the Novembe..
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Traffic crash causes death of local 4-year-old girl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a traffic crash on Monday at 5:12 p.m. The incident occurred at 4804 Garcia Avenue, Fort Myers, Florid..
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Lee County Sheriff's raided 2 Lehigh Acres grow houses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Members of the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit and Bravo S.E.T. converged on a home at 704 Fargo Drive, Lehigh Acres at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Monday. A ..
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Crime Stoppers seeks woman who defrauded thousands from local banks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying at least one woman believed to be involved in a series of crimes where fraudulent checks are deposited into a collectio..
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Space shuttles going to Fla., Calif., suburban DC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- NASA is giving its retiring space shuttles to museums in Cape Canaveral, Los Angeles and suburban Washington. Twenty-one museums and visitor centers around th..
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Fla. House panel OKs compromise pill mill bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSE, Fla. - The Florida House's Appropriations Committee has approved compromise legislation designed to close "pill mills" that dispense painkillers and other prescription ..
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Police make arrests in overnight convenience store robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police were called regarding a robbery at the Citgo convenience store located at 805 Cape Coral Parkway East on Monday evening at 9:27 p.m.  ..
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Portion of I-75 shut down briefly following rollover crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-- The southbound lanes of I-75 before Kings Highway in Port Charlotte were shut down for several minutes Tuesday as emergency crews landed a rescue helicopter ..
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IMMBIZ Entrepreneurial School promises new businesses for Immokalee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - School is in session in at the Immokalee Business Development Center. And each graduating class promises to bring new local businesses to the city. Eugene Jones d..
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Thieves target south Lee County neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies are investigating a rash of burglaries in a south Lee County neighborhood. Detectives have received at least fifteen incident reports since Th..
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Drivers contemplating changes to driving due to pain at the pump

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Gas prices are driving major changes to southwest Florida's economy. On Monday evening, southwest Florida drivers were paying about $3.79 for a gallon of regu..
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4-year-old girl dies after she was run over in a driveway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEE County, Fla - A 4-year-old girl is dead after a family friend runs over her while backing out of a driveway.  It happened around 5:12 p.m. at a home on the corner of Menoc..
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Back into the Pool: Swim Center Corp. has Another Proposal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

It's back into the pool, part three.  The Nationl Swimming Center Corp. of Texas is making another proposal to convert a baseball park into an aquatic center.Lee County has re..
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Trial begins in case of Collier band director accused of having sex with student

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A former Collier County band director on trial, accused of having sex with a student. Robert Hamberg resigned from Gulf Coast High School when the allegation..
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Cape Coral Heating Up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape leaders are turning down the thermostats to save thousands of dollars. Every city building went from 72 degrees to 78 while workers are in the office. It wil..
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Survey shows Obama in tough re-election fight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Republicans Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee hold a slight lead over President Barack Obama in a new poll of Florida residents on next year's presidential election...
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