Delays costing passengers hundreds, but businesses don't mind

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Although some of the flight delays are starting to thaw, it could still be days before many make it back home, and that's becoming an unplanned expense for trave..
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Preparing for a third round in the deep freeze for Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Southwest Florida is bracing for another round in the deep freeze. With temps set to plummet near freezing again, plants and people are covering for the third ti..
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Money Well-spent? Opinions Vary on New Fort Myers Banners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Are they a big waste of tax money?   Or a great way to display and publicize various locations and attractions in the city of Fort Myers?     Business..
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A real-life grinch steals a family's Christmas in San Carlos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla-Elizabeth Delong has struggled for years to make ends meet. "This year, I could actually do [buy Christmas presents] for my kids, and it got taken away," Delong tel..
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Deputies: Bounty hunter murdered by probation violator

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

GLADES COUNTY, Fla.- A man is gunned down in front of his wife as he's trying to bring a fugutive to justice. Deputies say Gordon Suleiman, a bail bondsman and part-time bounty hun..
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Cape boat lift and barrier causing divide between communities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  A multi-million dollar boat lift and barrier project is causing a divide between two communities. A Cape Coral Neighborhood Association opposes it. But peop..
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Travelers stranded at RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- Hundreds of passengers at Southwest Florida International airport hoping to hop on a flight to the north east found themselves delayed or stranded at the airport. As fo..
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1 dead after crash involving Orlando officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - One person is dead after a crash involving a sedan and an Orlando police officer. Authorities say the officer crashed his patrol car into a Chrysler sedan earl..
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Man missing since 1981 identified through DNA

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Investigators have identified the body of a Miami man missing since 1981 after DNA from his siblings was matched in a national database. Stephen Wolfe disappeared in J..
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FIU baseball star Wittels charged with rape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Florida International University baseball star Garrett Wittels has been charged with raping two 17-year-old girls in the Bahamas. Wittels, who holds the seco..
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Business and Professional Women of Charlotte County donate to C.A.R.E

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Port Charlotte, Dec. 28 – The Business and Professional Woman of Charlotte County (BPW) recently donated $641 to the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies (C.A.R.E.), Inc. fo..
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Woman arrested after covering boyfriend in cough syrup and starting a fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Fort Myers woman Ting Pernug was arrested Monday after deputies said she poured cough syrup on her boyfriend and tried to set the bed on fire. John Szostek called the sheriff's off..
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Blizzard in NE cancels flights out of RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- The ripple effects of the snow storm in the Northeast are being felt here in Southwest Florida. More than 20 flights out of Southwest Florida International ..
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Governor elect Rick Scott in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Governor elect Rick Scott will be kicked off on what he calls his "Appreciation Tour" in Naples on Monday just nine days away from his inauguration as Florida's next governor.
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Lauren Casey's frigid weather forecast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A Christmas cold front opened the door to the 3rd arctic air mass of the season! It's a chilly start to our Monday, but the coldest temperatures occur tonight with widespread 20's ..
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Scientists: 29 Fla. panther kittens born in 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - State wildlife officials say there were 29 documented Florida panther kittens born in 2010, and another 30 to 40 likely were born to unmonitored panthers. That ..
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Mass. tourist steps in front of Disney bus, dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A tourist from Massachusetts was killed when he walked in front of a bus at a Walt Disney World resort. Authorities say 69-year-old Robert Krueger of Yarmouth ..
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Homeowners brace for insurance rate hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Many Florida homeowners expected relief from the higher property insurance bills that followed the busy 2004 and 2005 seasons. But more than 4 million Florida..
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Fla. drug czar frustrated by contract disputes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Over the past two years, Florida lawmakers have waged war on storefront pain clinics, passing a succession of laws to rein in a rogue industry feeding a black market i..
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Deputies investigate possible homicide in LaBelle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LABELLE, Fla- A LaBelle woman was found dead in an abandoned house early Sunday morning on Seminole Avenue, according to the Hendry County Sheriff's Office.  Investigators say..
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