FMPD pass flyers in hopes of breaking homicide case open

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Detectives investigating the first homicide of 2011 hit the streets, passing out flyers and hoping for leads. Fort Myers detective Mali Langton went door to door..
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Deputy shoots dog twice, owner calls it overreaction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla. - A Lee County deputy goes in a woman's yard, and ends up facing off with a family pet. He shot the dog twice, and now the owner is furious,  demanding a..
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Two teens arrested for aggravated stalking online

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

ESTERO, FL- ESTERO, FL- Two teenage girls facing serious charges after they created a fake Facebook page for another student. The page was created in April but deputies didn't arre..
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Boca Grande Raises 410-thousand Dollars to Help Haiti Quake Victims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The community of Boca Grande is forming a friendship with those in need in Haiti.  Boca residents have contributed 410-thousand dollars to help Haitians, and more money will&n..
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Off-duty deputy killed in motorcycle accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- And off-duty Lee County deputy is dead after a crash, yesterday in Cape Coral Scott Wheeler was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators say Wheeler was riding a mot..
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Cape Corl public works director resigns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Public Works Director Chuck Pavlos has submitted his resignation effective immediately. Pavlos has been the director of the department since August 1997. Cit..
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2011 to top 2010 record of 1 million foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The bleakest year in the foreclosure crisis has only just begun. Lenders are poised to take back more homes this year than any other since the U.S. housing meltdown..
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New details on victims of Naples gas explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES, Fla.- We're learning more tonight about the victims in Monday's gas explosion in Naples. The Mangrove Cafe' chef caught in the middle of the mess is out of the hospital and..
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Cape Detectives arrest 6 subjects; serve 3 search warrants in past 2 days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- Detectives with the Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the SWAT team, Street Crimes Unit and K-9, executed 3 search warrants in the past 2 days resulting in 6 arres..
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League of Cities: Fla. should pay for 'good ideas'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's cities say the state should "pay for its own good ideas" instead of handing the bill to local taxpayers. That's among several recommendations the..
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Man who shot at Cape Coral Police SWAT Team gets 11 year prison sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- On December 14th 2007 the Cape Coral Police Department’s Narcotics Unit along with the SWAT Team was serving a narcotics search warrant at 2206 NE 15th Terrace Ca..
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Man gets 40 years in prison for woman's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A West Palm Beach man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for strangling a woman he was living with. A Palm Beach County judge sentenced 30-year-o..
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Sarasota deputy fired after school bus incident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A Sarasota Sheriff's deputy lost his job over a confrontation with a special needs child on a school bus last month. Deputy Mark Perrin was fired Wednesday fo..
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Scott approves 71 Fla. transportation contracts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott has approved 71 transportation contracts worth nearly $90 million. The governor's office announced the action Thursday, a day after..
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Fla. House panel to probe spill claim complaints

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Speaker Dean Cannon has ordered a Florida House panel to investigate complaints about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill claims process. The Winter Park Republic..
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Jackson Labs looking beyond Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) - Maine-based Jackson Laboratory and the University of South Florida are looking beyond Collier County for aproposed research center.Last week, Jackson Lab w..
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Kira Minor's cold temps forecast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Another chilly night ahead in Southwest Florida as a cold dome of high pressure continues to settle into the southeast. Lows tonight will dip into the 30's across our inland commun..
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Cross-dressers charged in Florida robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two men who police said dressed as women are jailed on robbery charges following an incident at a Florida Home Depot store in which employees and custome..
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Republicans reach out to Latinos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - A Republican group that includes former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will use a conference Thursday to kick off its efforts to improve the party's outreach to Hispanic voters..
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Florida panther killed on I-75 in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A Florida panther was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer along Interstate 75 in Collier County. Authorities say the accident happened Wednesday in the eastb..
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