Cold weather : Watching the crops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Farmers in Southwest Florida get little sleep watching over their crops. Tomatoes, peppers and squash seem to be of the biggest concern. Farmers say this is the fir..
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Wikileaks founder arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

London - The founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has turned himself in to British authorities.Julian Assange was arrested this morning on a Swedish warrant.   He..
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Fuccillo Kia of Cape Coral to open this month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla - New details on a new business bringing nearly 100 jobs to the area. Fuccillo Kia of Cape Coral is set to have a "soft launch" on December 16th. A grand openi..
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Fort Myers family nearly homeless after mistaken eviction notice

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A major mistake leaves a Fort Myers family just minutes away from being kicked out into the cold.  They discovered an eviction notice on their front door wa..
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Deputies are searching for a suspect in a CVS armed robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the CVS Pharmacy, located at 24200 Veteran’s Blvd., Port Charlotte, to a report of an a..
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Farmers say first time in 30 years temps this low this soon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Farmers not getting a lot of sleep Monday night in order to keep a close watch on falling temperatures and their crops. Oakes Farm in Collier County is just ..
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Cold weather shelters rescue people from chilly temperatures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - As the temperatures drop, local shelters are opening their doors to people in need of a warm place to sleep. Imagine pulling out your license or ID card and ever..
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Friends say 20-year-old Naples man killed by bacterial meningitis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Family and friends remembered a 20-year-old Naples man who died suddenly last week. Doug Miller was a Junior at Florida State.  He graduated from G..
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Lights out in Naples?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

NAPLES, Fla. - Naples wants to turn off the lights.  Restaurants on 5th Avenue South have had  temporary lighting outside their doors for years, but now the city wants th..
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Both Encouraging and Not so Good News on Lee Budget Outlook

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Take your pick:  there's both good and bad news about the Lee County budget forecast.    Reserves are running better than expected, but the budget shortfall is ..
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Family of murdered infant talks for the first time

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.-  "His smile, I think that we will never forget his smile," said Luis Landron, David's father. The grief is still fresh for the Landron family. "The best ad..
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New report says Cape tax payers money wasted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, FL- It's the second scathing report to land on city officials desks in less than a month. This one from consultant Bill Martin. He says poor supervision and record keep..
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Farmers brace for cold weather

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Farmers across Southwest Florida are bracing for a bitter blast of cold air. With temperatures expected to drop into the 30's, a freeze warning is in effect...
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Arrest planned in Celebration killing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CELEBRATION, Fla. (AP) - Authorities plan to announce an arrest in connection to the first homicide in Celebration, Disney's master-planned, picture-perfect central Florida communi..
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Sweater spirit at Cape Coral High

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Judd Cribbs

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Some students at Cape Coral High are a bit unfashionable these days... on purpose. They held their annual "Ugly Sweater Day" to raise money for families in need ..
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Value of the dollar down means gas prices are up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS -- The decline in the value of the US dollar has pushed crude prices up more than $5 to $89.19 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange on Friday. The national ave..
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Freeze warning in full force

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FT MYERS -- A Freeze Warning is effect from 1am to 9am Tuesday morning as overnight lows will drop into mid to upper 30's across much of SWFL overnight with upper 20's possible for..
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Local nursery prepares for near freezing temperatures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Crews at the Riverland Nursery on Palm Beach Blvd. in Fort Myers expect to move or cover thousands of plants before the colder weather settles in overn..
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Congress weighs tax cuts and unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

      WASHINGTON (AP) - As Congress hammers out a deal on extendingthe Bush-era tax cuts, it's also moving to keep benefits flowing tothe unemployed. ..
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Holiday giving

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

Donations may be down during this holiday season, but the good news is people are still looking for creative or small ways to give back.  Technology and the creativity of char..
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