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Man who died at Disney's Epcot fell off cherry picker, report says

20 Mar 2019 13:03

Authorities say a man who died in an industrial accident at Disney World's Epcot theme park fell from the elevated basket of a cherry picker.

$1 billion resort breaks ground in Charlotte County

20 Mar 2019 11:39

A $1 billion change is coming to Charlotte Harbor.

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20 Mar 2019 11:04

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Photo of firefighter carrying elderly woman up stairs goes viral

20 Mar 2019 09:49

It's now been shared more than 100,000 times on Facebook.

Mom tosses kids from burning building to officers below

20 Mar 2019 09:41

A heart-stopping video shows officers in Iowa catching children tossed from a burning building.

Monster gator lurks in Cape Coral canal

20 Mar 2019 04:47

A ten-foot alligator was spotted swimming in a canal in Cape Coral.

Man arrested for assaulting a teen has ties to Florida Southwestern State College

20 Mar 2019 04:08

The college's website states that he works in the provost's office in academic advising.

Gun thefts, especially from cars, spike in Cape Coral

20 Mar 2019 03:42

The most recent gun theft occurred Sunday from a Nissan Altima.

Unpaved roads part of Cape Coral construction project become muddy mess in rain

20 Mar 2019 01:16

Some slick roads and an ongoing construction project make driving conditions difficult in Cape Coral.

Robber in a unicorn costume unmasked after getaway car crashes

20 Mar 2019 00:52

The costumed robber smashed a register, taking money and cigarettes.

Firefighters respond to kitchen fire in Fort Myers apartment

20 Mar 2019 00:16

Fire crews responded to an apartment fire Tuesday evening.

Witnesses: Man shot 4 times at Fort Myers apartment complex

19 Mar 2019 23:52

Law enforcement swarmed the Horizon Apartments on Summerlin Road in Fort Myers on Tuesday after a reported shooting.

Police swarm Fort Myers intersection

19 Mar 2019 23:31

Police have swarmed an intersection in Fort Myers after gunshots were heard.

Florida bill could crack down on distracted driving

19 Mar 2019 22:56

Lawmakers in Florida are trying to change the definition of "distracted driving."

Patients call smokeable medical marijuana 'long overdue'

19 Mar 2019 22:48

Smoking medical marijuana is now legal in Florida. 

New Gateway roundabouts will cost almost $200,000

19 Mar 2019 22:37

The Gateway community is getting two new roundabouts at intersections County Commissioners say is dangerous. 

Florida man claims shrimp boat captain threatened him with a hammer and a gun

19 Mar 2019 22:14

Deputies on spring break patrol responded to calls about an aggravated assault with a gun on Monday.

Nurses could open up their own clinics under this Florida bill

19 Mar 2019 21:33

A new bill would allow nurse practitioners to open up clinics without a doctor advising them. 

Lee County could change its wetlands plan

19 Mar 2019 21:30

Lee County commissioners will consider changes to the wording in the county's comprehensive plan when it comes to impacted wetlands.

FSW women's basketball loses in second round of NJCAA tournament

19 Mar 2019 20:52

Florida Southwestern State College's women's basketball is out of the NJCAA tournament.

Former Lee County deputy caught elbowing a handcuffed teen is charged with battery

19 Mar 2019 20:29

The Lee County deputy caught elbowing a teen who was in handcuffs, has been charged with battery.

Florida bill could give FGCU its own day

19 Mar 2019 20:20

The university could be celebrated in the state on March 26, 2019.

'Honey Boo Boo' star Mama June caught with crack cocaine

19 Mar 2019 20:14

Mama June was caught with crack cocaine, according to a police report

Patriots owner offered plea deal in Florida prostitution scandal

19 Mar 2019 20:06

Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor.

Women steal from purse at Fort Myers Panera Bread

19 Mar 2019 19:57

Police are looking for women who stole things out of another woman's purse at a Fort Myers Panera Bread. 

Two decades later, Vietnam veteran allowed to fly American flag outside of his Virginia home

19 Mar 2019 19:36

The man's homeowners association only allowed flags to be flown on a 6-foot pole attached to the house, but his was 25 feet.

Governor DeSantis appoints judge to the Second Circuit

19 Mar 2019 19:36

Governor DeSantis appointed Judge Stephen Everett to the Second Circuit.

Collier County drinking water named tastiest in SWFL

19 Mar 2019 19:30

In a blind taste test, judges from the American Water Works Association said that Collier County's drinking water tasted the best.

New bill could make abandoning dogs during hurricanes punishable

19 Mar 2019 18:50

If passed, Senate bill 1738 would prevent people from abandoning or restraining dogs during natural disasters. 

A massive meteor exploded in the Earth's atmosphere... and everyone missed it

19 Mar 2019 18:28

While you were living your life on December 18th, 2018, a giant space rock exploded 16 miles above the Earth's surface, giving off 10 times the energy of the atomic bomb detonated over Hiroshima.

Ducks found with blow darts pierced through head, neck

19 Mar 2019 17:50

Wildlife conservationists are looking for answers after a pair of ducks were found injured at the International Club in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.

Teddy bear found after boy with autism calls 911

19 Mar 2019 17:48

A boy with autism called 911 for help when his teddy bear went missing, and then hung up.

Shell casing prompts police investigation in Fort Myers

19 Mar 2019 16:59

A person is in custody and an investigation is underway after the Fort Myers Police Department's ShotSpotter detected a gunshot on Tuesday morning.

Commissioners approve new artificial reef

19 Mar 2019 16:37

A new artificial reef will be created to benefit wildlife in Lee County. 

Scammers acting as Fort Myers police officers are targeting your money

19 Mar 2019 16:35

Police said at least one person was called from someone claiming to be a Fort Myers police officer asking for a $175 donation to the department.

Someone bought a pigeon for $1.4 million

19 Mar 2019 16:16

A Chinese buyer bid $1.4 million for a racing pigeon

FedEx truck slams into Cape Coral house

19 Mar 2019 15:31

A FedEx truck crashed into a house on Embers Parkway Tuesday morning.

21st Century Oncology sued for second time in a month

19 Mar 2019 15:10

A Fort Myers cancer treatment company is being sued for the second time this month.

Fisherman dies from head injury 70 miles southwest of Marco Island

19 Mar 2019 14:24

A fisherman hurt his head on Monday, prompting an emergency response from the Coast Guard.

State won't seek death penalty for man accused of killing library director

19 Mar 2019 14:15

The state of Florida won't seek the death penalty against Adam Soules, the man who is accused of killing the director of the Fort Myers Beach Public Library.

Head of Warner Bros. steps down due to sexual misconduct investigation

19 Mar 2019 13:40

Kevin Tsujihara, the head of WarnerMedia's movie and television studio, is leaving the company.

Roundabouts coming to Gateway after 108 crashes in 3 years

19 Mar 2019 13:36

There have been more than 100 crashes at the intersections in the roundabout proposals.

New Zealand wants Mark Zuckerberg to address mosque attack video

19 Mar 2019 13:31

Horrific video of the mosque massacre in Christchurch was viewed live fewer than 200 times on Facebook, but that was enough to unleash it across the internet.

Traffic Alerts: March 19

19 Mar 2019 11:59

Traffic alerts for Tuesday, March 19th, 2019.

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19 Mar 2019 11:15

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One-third of uninsured can't afford to take drugs as prescribed, says government report

19 Mar 2019 10:03

The high price of prescription drugs is among the nation's top concerns.

Dog dragged behind truck caught on camera

19 Mar 2019 09:58

A moving truck was caught on camera dragging a dog tied up behind it in Tennessee.

Girl who pushed friend off bridge pleads guilty, may not go to jail

19 Mar 2019 09:51

A Washington state girl who admitted to pushing her friend off a bridge over last summer pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment.

FGCU Eagles set for a rematch against Miami Hurricanes as a 13 seed

19 Mar 2019 03:36

ESPNU revealed selection lineup on sidebar two hours before scheduled selection show.

Chemical blaze in Houston could keep burning for two more days

19 Mar 2019 03:24

A cloud of black smoke continues to emanate from a fire at a petrochemical storage facility in suburban Houston that has burned since Sunday.