Work starts to replace the Matlacha Bridge; businesses concerned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MATLACHA, Fla. - The work to replace the 45 year old Matlacha Bridge is expected to begin again Monday. The $18 million contract to improve the bridge was improved back in May. It ..
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Law enforcement practices Amber Alert response

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - When a child is missing, time is of the essence. Each second that ticks by lessens the chance of a positive outcome. Monday, law enforcement agencies from across..
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School bus hits another school bus in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Two school buses are involved in an accident in Cape Coral on Trafalgar Parkway. A bus was stopped at an intersection. The driver behind that bus bent down to ge..
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Fort Myers Beach development leads to booming businesses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - On Fort Myers Beach: new development! Lots of it. Part of the island near the bridge is getting a makeover, creating a new look and new businesses. Old San..
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Tropical Storm Paula forms near Honduras

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Paula has formed near Honduras and is expected to blow into a hurricane by Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center said Monday afternoon ..
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Fort Myers man gets 30 years for killing man outside bar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers man will spend the next 30 years in prison for shooting and killing a man outside a bar. Willie Sturgis plead no contest to the charges in a Lee Cou..
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Scott appears with sheriffs to counter Sink ads

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Rick Scott is trying to show that not everyone in the state's law enforcement community is standing with opponent Alex Sink. The Republican candidate for gover..
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McCollum seeks rehearing in Fla. foreclosure probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Bill McCollum has asked a judge to reconsider his decision to void a subpoena seeking information from a law for an investigation of f..
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Eden Autism Services open in Fort Myers school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Eden Autism Services officially opened its doors to its new Fort Myers school. The new school on Second Street actually opened late last month, but Monday was th..
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Wife wants out of probabtion early after husband allegedly kills newborn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A former Kindergarten teacher is asking to get out of probation two years early. Michelle Frye was charged with failing to protect her newborn daughter from her ..
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Lee County owes Posen Construction $779,000, but who will pay for asbestos removal?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County could pay Posen Construction $779,000 it owes for the construction of the Summerlin Road widening project, but the issue of who will pay for a massive..
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You may pay to to have your septic tank brought up to code

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A new law governing the state's septic tanks will take center stage in Fort Myers Tuesday. The Department of Health is hosting a public workshop to discuss the l..
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Man caught on camera breaking into neighbors lanai

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Bokeelia man was arrested after neighbors said they caught him on tape stealing from their lanai. Zachary Fisher is charged with burglary and petit theft. Depu..
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NASA closer to getting extra space shuttle flight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - There's still the matter of money. But it looks increasingly likely that NASA will get an extra space shuttle flight. President Barack Obama signed the ..
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Police investigate maintenance worker death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a maintenance worker who was killed while trying to repair an elevator at a South Beach building. The accident occurr..
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Missing Deep Creek boy found - looking at chopper that was looking for him

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A two year old Deep Creek boy reported missing from his Madre de Dios St. home this morning was found safe, staring up a the Charlotte County Sheriff's Avi..
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Multiple car accident at Gladiolus and US 41 closes intersection

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Crews are responding to a multiple car pile up on Gladiolus Drive and 41. The accident happened around 10:45 am and involved six cars. So far, se..
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Charlotte County man arrested for stealing copper from FPL poles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested George Thomas Mosher, 20, Venice, for cutting and stealing copper ground wiring off Florida Power &..
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Congressman Connie Mack visits Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Congressman Connie Mack will get a closer look at Southwest Florida's efforts to help the hungry Monday. Mack is set to tour the Harry Chapin Food Bank in Fort M..
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Record number of Fla. inmates receiving GEDs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Florida prison inmates are close to setting a record for the number of high school equivalency certificates earned in a year. The Department of Corrections says more t..
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