Florida horse tests positive for West Nile Virus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Palm Beach County Health Department is monitoring mosquito-borne illnesses after a second horse tested positive for the West Nile virus.The South Flor..
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Someone hacks into Univ. of N. Florida computer system

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities believe an overseas computer hacker had access to the personal information of nearly 107,000 students from the University of North Florida.The..
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Body found in North Fort Myers home after fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a body was found after a fire at a North Fort Myers mobile home park early Sunday. The fire was reported Sunday mornin..
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Haitian boy gets help from Lehigh Acres doctors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A sick Haitian child lands at Southwest Florida International Saturday night, as local doctors offer their healing help for free to save his life. 12-year old ..
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Giuliani joins Rubio on campaign trail in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - With early voting starting Monday, U.S. Senate hopeful Marco Rubio brought out a big name in Republican politics to seal the deal with voters.  Former..
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Lee County house fire death ruled homicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A south Fort Myers house fire has now become a homicide investigation.The Lee County Sheriff's Office says the body of Ryan Vanderson, 34, was found along with t..
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Two arrested in sexual battery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police have arrested two men in connection with a late night sexual battery.The victim tells officers she and a friend joined a another group of acqua..
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Man charged with bomb threat at Home Depot store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police have arrested a man for threatening to blow up a Home Depot store.Officers were called to the Home Depot on Forum Boulevard on Saturday morning..
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One person, dog found dead in South Fort Myers fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Firefighters put out a fire at a home in South Fort Myers and find a person and a dog dead inside.  The fire broke out on Victoria Cove Court, off of G..
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East Naples deaths investigated as murder-suicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office is now calling the deaths of two people in East Naples a murder-suicide. Through their investigation, detectives determined ..
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Mother asks public for help in bringing little boy home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A mother pleads to the public to help bring her little boy home. 10-year old Everett Little was supposed to be returned to his mother on Sunday, but she says his ..
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Race for Florida CFO gets little attention

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Florida's next chief financial officer will take charge during one of the rockiest times in the state's financial history.      But ..
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Restaurants wait anxiously to see how stone crabbers do on opening day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - "They really don't tell us how things are going until they come in," Rick Rinella with Truluck's in Naples says while waiting patiently at a dock in Isle of Capri. H..
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Lee County teen brings gun to school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County student is arrested for bringing a gun on campus. It happened Friday at Cypress Lake High School.  The 15 year old was found with a 22 caliber ..
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Charlotte County employee, two others arrested for stealing copper from wastewater treatment plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a wastewater treatment plant employee and two accomplices for stealing copper wire at the facility Thursday ..
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White Cane Safety Day has blind people crossing busy intersection

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Walking across the street - it's an act you may take for granted, but for the blind members of our community, it's a risky move. So Friday, they're marking White..
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Cape police arrest man for making bomb threat to company who towed truck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police have arrested a suspect who made threats about a bomb being in his vehicle after a local towing company had repossessed his truck this morning...
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No social security increasing angers, disappoints some SW Floridians

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - For the second year in a row, the social security administration will not increase benefits for the 58-million recipients in the U.S. Some of them, in Southwest ..
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Drywall repairs mean jobs for SW Florida contractors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida contractors looking for employment could soon find work repairing area homes tainted by defective Chinese drywall. Thursday, Knauf Plaster..
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Cape fire station being made into police substation and community center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - On Monday, Cape Coral city leaders are expected to move forward with a plan to renovate the oldest government building in the city. Old fire station number one i..
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