Weapons stolen from cruiser at Lee County deputy’s home

July 5, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Weapons were stolen from a patrol car parked at a Lee County Sheriff's deputy's home, the sheriff's office said. The deputy noticed the...

Customers claim Fort Myers event planning company doesn’t hold promised events

June 26, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. A local event planning company has, in the words of Nancy VanTassell, “ticked off the wrong small business person.” VanTassell, owner of...

Cape builder closes, leaving client money in limbo

June 7, 2017
CAPE CORAL, Fla. A sign that says they're closed is all that greets people in front of Southern Premier Homes. The Cape Coral-based company abruptly...

Cold case mystery: Why hasn’t a Fort Myers man’s killer been caught?

May 27, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. May 11, 2008 is a date that will forever be etched into Gwendora Baskin's memory. It was the night her son, Willie...

Lee County mom searches for justice in son’s cold case killing

May 26, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. "I'm never going to touch my boy again. I'm never gonna hug him, he's never gonna come up (to) be kissing...

Does Florida’s sentencing code favor property over victim crimes?

May 18, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. “Bella’s” baby only lived eight months. He was born premature and had medical issues, but Bella doesn’t contribute those factors to his...

Questions remain in ‘avoidable’ SFMHS bathroom incident

May 17, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. A statement from a 15-year-old girl who had sex with a group of boys inside a South Fort Myers High School...

Connecting SWFL bullets to other crimes could take up to a year

May 16, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Determining whether a bullet casing is connected to other crimes could take up to a year for Southwest Florida detectives. No local agency...

Are your kid’s toys spying on them?

May 15, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Zohar Pinhasi isn't worried about what his daughter's My Friend Cayla doll says, but rather who is listening when the little...

Fort Myers family petitions governor for second review of fatal ‘stand your ground’ incident

May 15, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. The family of a man killed in a south Fort Myers ‘stand your ground’ incident has requested Gov. Rick Scott to...