Man arrested after firing gun into bedroom floor; bullet lands in kitchen by children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Charlotte Harbor man after he fired a gun into the upstairs bedroom floor; the bullet came through and hit the kitchen counter ..
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Marine, wife attacked by unruly teens at theater

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MANATEE, Fla. (AP) - A group of unruly teenagers attacked a 27-year-old Marine and his wife who had asked them to be quiet during a Christmas night showing of "Little Fockers." The..
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Suspect sought in department store burglaries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for his role in two late night burglaries to area department stores. On Thursday, December ..
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5 dead in motel carbon monoxide poisoning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - Five young men celebrating a birthday likely died due to carbon monoxide from a car they left running in a garage under their South Florida motel room, investi..
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Governor-elect to meet with lawmakers in Tampa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Governor-elect Rick Scott will meet with state legislators in Tampa, one week before he is sworn in to office. The morning meeting will be held Tuesday near the ..
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BP oil spill top Fla. news story 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - The BP oil spill, which fouled Panhandle beaches and hurt tourism statewide as visitors feared their seaside vacations could be ruined, was Florida's top story in 2010..
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Flight delays begin to thaw

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla.-Delays are beginning to thaw at Southwest Florida International Airport but people are still stranded. Some until Thursday. Only a handful of flights, mostly in and ou..
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House up in flames overnight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Cape Coral Fla.    A candle sends a Cape Coral home up in flames overnight  on the 3600 block of south-east 16th place in the Cape.    Fire..
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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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