Severe weather causes damage in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Severe thunderstorms with intense lightning and reports of a possible tornado rocked Cape coral Friday night. According to Cape Coral's Public Information Office..
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Sheriff Cameron: Prescription drugs being dolled out like candy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The problem is prescription pain drugs like Oxycontin and Oxycodone. Law enforcement in Charlotte County says they are being dolled out like candy. Charlot..
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Forget the Grinch - Lee Co. government could end paid holidays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Forget the Grinch who stole Christmas.  Lee County government could end paid holidays for workers.   The money-saving idea is buried in the 126 pa..
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Little Gasparilla Island gets much-needed rescue vehicle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND, Fla. - People living on a Charlotte County barrier island won't have to worry how long it will take for emergency responders to get them to the hospital. ..
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Water bills in the Cape go up... when nobody is home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Homeowners in Cape Coral are concerned about their utility bills. Several people on SW 51st Terrace saw an unusual spike in their water usage. One homeowner's us..
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2 charged with stealing copper wire from Collier County tower

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Information sharing between law enforcement agencies and great detective work helped lead to the arrests of two men - including a career criminal - on multip..
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Class Size Amendment causing students to be stuffed into elective courses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Florida's Class Size Amendment was passed by voters to keep class sizes small, but some Lee County educators say it's doing exactly the opposite. Only 17 student..
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High levels of bacteria at 4 Charlotte County beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Florida Department of Health (DOH) Charlotte County Health Department is issuing a precautionary beach advisory due to high bacteria levels at Beach, Pal..
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Crist reinstates 2 suspended commissioners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist has reinstated two Coral Springs commissioners who were charged with violating the state's open government law in March. The governor'..
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School bus accident in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Crews are on the scene of an accident involving a Lee County school bus. The bus is from Challenger Middle School. The three vehicle accident happened around 4:1..
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Charlotte County firefighter fired after arrested for assault

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County firefighter who was arrested earlier in the month for assaulting an 80 year old man has been fired. 36 year old John Brown had been with..
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2nd suspect in Punta Gorda church burglary arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Yesterday, Punta Gorda Police arrested 17 year old, Joshua Harrington, of the 400 block of E. Grace Street, Punta Gorda and 17 year old Santino M. Peralta,..
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Votes being recounted in Lee County race

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A machine recount will be conducted Saturday in a Lee County judicial race. Eric Feichthaler and Archie Hayward were separated by less than 200 votes after elect..
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UPS truck headed for Fort Myers bursts into flames on Orlando highway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. - A UPS double tractor-trailer burst into flames after crashing into a sport utility vehicle on Interstate 4 in Orange County early Friday morning, causing major traf..
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LCEC warning customers of scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A scam warning for Lee County Electric Cooperative customers: They say someone called, supposedly from LCEC, and went to a customer's home - unsolicited, trying ..
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Vehicle hauling tar crashes, closes I-75

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

2:30 PM - A two vehicle traffic crash has closed all northbound lanes of I-75. One of the vehicles was hauling tar used for roadway construction. The construction company is o..
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Cape Coral cold case to get national attention

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral cold case will get national attention this weekend. It's been 20 years since eleven year old Robin Cornell and her mother's roommate, Lisa Story, we..
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Backpack with about 120 sea turtle eggs found

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are reburying about 120 sea turtle eggs after they were found in a backpack in South Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commiss..
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Greyhound bus stopped after passenger calls 911

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JELLICO, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a Greyhound bus is again northbound on Interstate 75 after being checked for explosives in Campbell County, near the Kentuck..
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Officials probe possible carbon monoxide poisoning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a possible carbon monoxide poisoning after a South Florida woman was found dead and a man was discovered unconscious inside a ..
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