Sarasota man arrested for killing 2 people

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SARASOTA- Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested John Allen Lee, 47, of Venice, on two counts of First Degree Murder for the homicidal deaths of Jason Salt..
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Boy to attend safety class after toilet paper fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT WALTON BEACH- A 5-year-old boy from north Florida has been ordered to attend a fire-prevention class after starting a fire with toilet paper in the bathroom of his home. Inves..
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Judge gives states deadline in health care lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge in Florida has given the 26 states suing to stop President Barack Obama's health care overhaul until Thursday to respond to the administratio..
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CCSO Narcotics Unit nab several drug dealers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY-Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives continue their roundup of Englewood and Port Charlotte-area Crack Cocaine, Oxycodone and Marijuana drug ..
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People in Historic Neighborhood have Noise Issues with an Old Bridge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Some people in the historic Dean Park neighborhood in Ft. Myers are launching a campaign to reduce the noise from the old bridge crossing Billy Creek.    The people ..
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Fla. ruling Big Tobacco won comes back to bite it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida Supreme Court ruling that threw out a $145 billion award against cigarette makers is biting Big Tobacco back by making it dramatically easier for many smoker..
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2 bodies found in plane that crashed into Atlantic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW SMYRNA BEACH - Two bodies have been recovered from a single-engine plane that crashed off Florida's Atlantic Coast. Volusia County Sheriff's spokeswoman Priscilla Ress says div..
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Mo. wind energy company building Fla. wind farm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. LOUIS- A St. Louis wind energy business has signed on to develop a $250 million wind project in Florida. The 150-megawatt wind farm is being developed in West Palm Beach County..
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Southern stretch of Turnpike goes cashless

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Motorists traveling on Florida's Turnpike in Miami-Dade County will no longer need to empty their pockets searching for change. Starting Saturday, toll collection will..
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Man to divorce mom accused of killing their 2 kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The husband of a Florida mother accused of killing their two children says he wants a divorce. Army Col. Parker Schenecker released a statement saying he met wit..
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Tour the WINK Home of Distinction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.-- The WINK Home of Distinction is open for tours through March 6th. The home at 110 Sabal Drive in Fort Myers Beach is open for tours Thursdays-Saturdays fro..
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Aspiring firefighters are put to the test in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Being a firefighter is a tough job, but becoming one is even harder. Thursday morning, more than a dozen aspiring men and women took the physical agility test. This is ..
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Naked sausage burglar caught on camera!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ESTERO, FL-Speaking of crooks caught on camera-- take a look at this.A naked burglar breaks into a Lee County retirement community's clubhouse and is accused of stealing sausage of..
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Dad in custody for allegedly abducting son

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- The US Marshals Service announced Friday morning the arrest of Neil Little. He is charged with abducting his son. Ten year old Everett Little is in good condit..
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18th annual Greek Fest today in Port Charlotte

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Port Charlotte Fla.  Come be Greek for the weekend.  The annual Food Fest will make you feel like you visited Greece.   See the beautiful Orthodox Church,..
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Traffic Alert: Road closure along Midway Blvd.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-- Portions of Midway Boulevard in Port Charlotte will be closed until Monday, February 21st. Midway Blvd. between Beacon Drive and Inverness Street will be blo..
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Authorities warn parents in Southwest Florida about new drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES, Fla.-  Ever heard of K2, Spice, Magic Mint, or Vanilla Sky? If you haven't, you're not alone. But teens across the country, and across the state, are getting their han..
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Feds bust over 100 doctors for Medicare fraud, many from Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Dozens of doctors and nurses across the nation are under arrest, accused of billing Medicare a combined $225 million dollars in false claims. Local doctors say th..
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Bonita Springs woman abandons 12 year old at restaurant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

BONITA SPRINGS, FL - The Lee County Sheriff's office says, 38 year old Melissa Graham went to dinner with her 12 year old daughter at Bonefish Grill. The daughter tells officials h..
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Hiring the wrong contractor can leave you with a financial mess

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Getting rid of Chinese drywall can be an expensive and time consuming project. If you don't get the right contractor, you can be left with a financial mess.Diane..
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