Fort Myers mother and school administrator dies in car crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Fara Amsalem and her daughters were driving when authorities say she accidentally pulled out in front of a truck. Coworkers at Lorenzo Walker Technical High Sc..
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Lee to proceed with plans for possible expansion of beach trolleys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County will move ahead with plans for possible expansion of the trolley service to and from Fort Myers Beach, which usually is clogged with traffic during vi..
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No Estero bar hopping yet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

ESTERO, Fla. - Right now, there's a community policy banning free-standing bars in Estero - those are ones that serve more alcohol than food. However, that could all be changi..
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Businesses feeling foreclosure's impact

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The foreclosure crisis hasn't only hit homeowners in Southwest Florida; businesses are also feeling its effects.A hair salon in Lehigh Acres has been forced to..
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Two Bonita Springs mothers arrested for allowing underage drinking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Two Bonita Springs mothers are arrested, on the same night, within hours of each other. Both are accused of allowing teens to drink inside their homes. When ..
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Cape Coral wants changes in finance department

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Councilman Bill Deile says he is looking to make a change in a city ordinance that allowed the city's finance department to make investments using money from the..
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Mom arrested after Port Authority finds marijuana seeds in husband's luggage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Neighbor Helen Clifton said, "I saw the police cars." Neighbor Cathy Griffith said, "This is a great neighborhood.." Residents say they're shocked that their nei..
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Community backs off of green card requirement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Leaders of one SW Florida community are backing off of a requirement put in a new landscaping contract requiring the employer to provide green cards for its empl..
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Houseboat owners told they have to go

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - Houseboat owners along the Peace River are getting the boot. They've been given two weeks to pack up and move out or face the authorities. For Bill Yarley, spendin..
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2 killed, 5 wounded in Gainesville shooting spree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Seven people have been shot - two fatally - in an apparent random shooting spree around the Gainesville area. Police say the shooting occurred Monday after..
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Stealing from church and children in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Thieves took thousands of dollars in aluminum from New Testament Baptist Church in Cape Coral over the weekend. The aluminum was going to be used to build steps ..
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US warns Americans to be vigilant when in Europe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is warning Americans about potential terrorist threats in Europe and urging U.S. citizens to be extra vigilant when they're in public pla..
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IT'S YOUR MONEY: Bayview Park closed for $1.2 million renovation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and Collier County is spending $1.2 million renovating a boat ramp. The county closed the Bayview Park on Danford Street to start constructio..
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Man charged with manslaughter in Tia Poklemba death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The suspect in the 2008 death of a Lee County woman now faces an additional felony charge. Luis Gonzalez, DOB 10-2-85, was initially charged with fleeing the sce..
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Cape Coral man arrested for stealing 27 liquor bottles from Publix

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police have charged one suspect with stealing 27 bottles of liquor from the Publix store on Cape Coral Parkway. Sidney Douglas (DOB: 05/29/1991) faces..
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Lee County deputy suspended after woman says he cursed, waived gun at traffic stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County sheriff's deputy was suspended for two weeks and put on probation after pulling over a mother and son while off duty. The office investigated deputy..
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Tourist found unresponsive at SeaWorld water park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A tourist has died after being found unresponsive in a pool at SeaWorld's Aquatica water park in Orlando. SeaWorld spokesman Nick Gollattscheck says lifeguards..
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Police remove illegal guns from Fort Myers streets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 22-guns from city streets ..
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'You Are Loved' demonstration reaches SWFL to prevent gay, lesbian suicides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You are loved! That's the message being spelled out all over FGCU. It's part of a nationwide demonstration to prevent suicides in the gay and lesbian community. ..
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Help education, satisfy your sweet tooth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla. - From now through December 1, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant - located in The Strada at Mercato - wants to satisfy your sweet tooth while helping o..
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