Accused Fort Myers Beach murder suspect Lois Riess may have set her sights on a third victim, new documents show. Riess, who is accused of killing SWFL vacationer Pamela Hutchinson in April, along with her own husband, befriend a woman...
Several residents expressed their frustrations over piles of garbage sitting out for weeks near Southwest Seventh Terrace. Donna and Mike Smith moved to Cape Coral just two weeks ago, but they say bags of trash and piles of cardboard have...
A new utility scam is sweeping through Southwest Florida. Jim Washburn has put in a lot of sweat equity building up his Collier County business, Happy Wallet Quality Auto Repair. But recently, scammers have set their sights on his hard-earned money. "I...
Sanibel's mayor took his mission for clean water to Fort Myers Beach on Monday. He's leading the charge against the fresh water releases from Lake Okeechobee. The water from the releases have started to turn water off the SWFL coastline...
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying three suspects who robbed a Lehigh Acres family at gunpoint this weekend. Three masked men entered the home around 3 a.m. Saturday on the 5300 block of Beck Street...
The opening minutes of England vs. Tunisia were rough for keeper Mouez Hassen. Although he played well, he had to leave just 15 minutes into the match with an injury. Hassen gave up a goal after an early English...
A special visitor is helping to shine a light on the work a local center is doing to help kids in Immokalee. Hundreds of children in SWFL are benefiting from the Guadalupe Center. And on Monday, some of them had...
While the family-friendly film “Incredibles 2” crushed all animation box office records this weekend, it now comes with a medical warning. At one point in the Disney Pixar blockbuster there is a sequence of bright flashing lights that could trigger...
The search is on for a suspect who authorities say broke the window at a Charlotte County bar. The incident happened at Hawgz and Dawgz, and now the owner just wants that person to come forward. "We were vandalized by someone's...
In the United States, 700 women die every year from labor and delivery complications. The leading cause of maternal death is excessive, unexpected bleeding. But now a high-tech system can alert doctors and nurses in real time if a...
Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a...
Apple is trying to drag the U.S.'s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century. If it lives up to Apple's promise, the iPhone's next operating system will automatically deliver quicker and more reliable information pinpointing the location...
The Vice President of UBS Financial Service in Bonita Springs, Stefan Contorno, discusses the Federal Reserve raising key interest rates and how it will affect the consumer.
As the gulf waters get warmer, so does the potential for exposure to flesh eating bacteria. The condition is rare, but there are several cases in Florida every year. But as Dr. Michael Kim explains, there are things you...
The start-up plan to put police in every Fort Myers school will cost $500,000 for just two months. The Fort Myers City Council will dip into reserve funds to create 15 officer positions and two sergeant positions to comply with...
A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires Monday morning around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan. At least three people were killed and more than 300 were injured. The Osaka prefectural government's disaster management department said two...
The Mayor of Sanibel is continuing his fight against the Army Corps of Engineers Monday with a presentation at the Fort Myers Beach town council meeting. Mayor Ruane is looking to unite the cities and counties of Southwest Florida to...
The five people who were arrested in connection with the death of a 32-year-old man will be formally charged Monday. Edey Cardenas, 21, Mario Benitez, 22, Roger Ludenas, 21, Taquan Brown, 27, and Cheyenne Marron, 22, were all arrested in...
Lee and Collier County officials are reminding residents with special needs to register for hurricane shelters as soon as possible. Special needs shelters are designed to keep important medical equipment  running and to create a welcoming environment for those with...
The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure. Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy “cruel” and “immoral” while GOP Sen. Susan Collins...

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