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Forecast: Isolated showers this evening

24 Jun 2017 02:31

A warm start normally means a hot finish and that rule applies today. Highs are expected to be even hotter than Thursday, with most locations topping out in the mid to upper 90's. 

Jury seated as trial begins for Punta Gorda police chief

24 Jun 2017 02:05

A jury was officially seated Friday evening in the trial of Punta Gorda Police Chief Tom Lewis.

Caught on video: Gorilla dances like no one's watching

23 Jun 2017 23:02

The Dallas Zoo needed three things to make a viral video: a happy gorilla, a blue plastic pool, and some water. Add Michael Sembello's hit 'Maniac' from the 1980s and the result is pure joy.

Snapchat's new feature raises security concerns

23 Jun 2017 22:53

You can already share highlights of your life on Snapchat, but now you can share your exact location too.

Cape Coral tax dollars renovate golf course

23 Jun 2017 22:48

Crews are wrapping up hundreds of thousands of dollars in renovations at a Cape Coral golf course.

Lake Boyz defendant wins appeal, released on bond

23 Jun 2017 22:18

A defendant in the Lake Boyz case — and brother of NFL player Sammy Watkins — has been released after an appeals court ruling.

NAACP meeting with Fort Myers police over agency improvements

23 Jun 2017 22:15

The Lee County NAACP says Fort Myers police is making the right changes after a scathing audit revealed disturbing allegations of racism and favoritism in the department.

Gov. Scott signs 38 bills into law

23 Jun 2017 22:02

Governor Rick Scott signed 38 bills into law Friday.

Health advisory canceled at Naples Pier Beach

23 Jun 2017 22:02

Collier County has lifted the health advisory for Naples Pier Beach after samplings show the bacteria range at "good" levels.

North Fort Myers woman murdered, deputies say

23 Jun 2017 21:28

Deputies have confirmed that a North Fort Myers woman found dead inside her condo Wednesday morning was murdered.

Cleanup plan for Dunbar arsenic sludge pits revealed

23 Jun 2017 21:15

The arsenic sludge dump in Dunbar will be remediated by the city of Fort Myers and will need input from you in the process, according to a plan announced Friday afternoon.

‘Dirty old Santa’ tries to lure teen girl into sex

23 Jun 2017 21:10

A 56-year-old Philadelphia man is facing multiple felony charges for attempting to lure what he thought was a 14-year-old girl into having a sexual encounter.

2 women arrested, 7 children taken from filthy Florida home

23 Jun 2017 20:13

Seven children have been taken from a Florida apartment that was so filthy it was difficult for responding police officers to breathe.

New details on Amber Alert in Lee County

23 Jun 2017 19:29

New details have been released about the kidnapping of 14-year-old Jessica Matias-Francisco.

Congressman Scalise released from ICU

23 Jun 2017 18:44

Representative Steve Scalise has been released from the ICU, according to NBC News.

Fort Myers mother, daughter stuck in Cuba for 10 hours

23 Jun 2017 15:49

A Lee County woman and her daughter are speaking out after being stuck in a Cuban airport for more than 10 hours.

Home prices are sky high, but mortgages are still cheap

23 Jun 2017 15:25

At this point, home prices have been rising every month for more than five years. While that's good news for home sellers, buyers are having a tough time finding homes they can afford.

Sex offender arrested in Charlotte County drug bust

23 Jun 2017 15:16

When Charlotte County deputies went undercover to catch a drug dealer in the act, they ended up finding someone who was also breaking parole.

California teen dies after deputy's bullet ricochets off concrete

23 Jun 2017 14:43

Authorities say they did not see the teenage boy standing some 30 feet behind, who was struck down by a bullet that apparently bounced on the concrete and hit him in the chest.

Sears to close another 20 stores

23 Jun 2017 14:30

Sears Holdings is closing an additional 20 money-losing stores, a sign of the mounting problems faced by the iconic but troubled retailer.

Grenfell Tower fire: Police considering manslaughter charges

23 Jun 2017 14:18

Authorities said Friday the fire was not set deliberately but started in a Hotpoint fridge-freezer that was not previously part of any product recall.

Byron Stout's Fish Finder: June 23

23 Jun 2017 13:53

The going stayed tough over the past rain-filled week. But the tough go going with fish of all stripes.

Crash creates heavy delays on Midpoint Bridge

23 Jun 2017 13:52

There are heavy delays along the Midpoint Bridge following a single-vehicle crash. 

Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about 'politics' of case

23 Jun 2017 13:51

A juror says after 52 hours of deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial outside Philadelphia refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian.

Grocery store war comes to Southwest Florida

23 Jun 2017 13:49

Online goliath Amazon recently entered that race by buying Whole Foods this week for a reported $13.9 billion.

Escaped prisoner at center of multi-state manhunt may be in Lee County

23 Jun 2017 09:32

He's wanted in as many as five states and has three active felony warrants in Lee County for grand theft.

Cape crooks paying with fake checks, counterfeit cash

23 Jun 2017 03:23

In less than three hours and just a few miles apart, two gas stations on Del Prado Boulevard reported some fishy financial business going on.

Family prays for justice after mother killed in Lehigh double homicide

23 Jun 2017 03:10

A mother killed in Lehigh Acres is being remembered. The man who shares a daughter with Shantrese Gracia told us they're devastated by her loss.

Hours before rampage, shooter was with Cape police

22 Jun 2017 23:35

Newly released police reports show the man who went on a deadly shooting spree in Cape Coral last June was with police hours before the rampage.

Former firefighter gets 30 years for raping girl on party bus

22 Jun 2017 15:45

A former Lee County firefighter was sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a teenage girl on a party bus in Hendry County in 2013.

Lee County woman loses $100K in email fraud scheme

21 Jun 2017 17:05

A Lee County woman lost $100,000 after falling victim to an email fraud scheme that targeted victims in Florida and Pennsylvania. 

Man who took Fort Myers teen arrested

21 Jun 2017 16:46

A Fort Myers teen taken from her home Monday morning was found safe 200 miles away.

Second victim ID'd in Lehigh homicide investigation

21 Jun 2017 14:59

A death investigation at a Lehigh Acres home Tuesday is now being classified as a homicide.

Lehigh Acres man accused in fatal shooting of son

21 Jun 2017 14:41

A 41-year-old man is accused of killing his 20-year-old son at their Lehigh Acres home Monday night. 

Recent high school grad killed during Craigslist transaction

21 Jun 2017 12:02

A Florida man is in accused of fatally shooting a 19-year-old old recent high school graduate who was trying to sell his video games and console on Craigslist.

Naples man gets 20 years for child porn charges

20 Jun 2017 18:24

A Naples man received a 20-year sentence for possession of child pornography.

Caught on Cam: Terrifying robbery at Collier convenience store

20 Jun 2017 03:29

Deputies have released video of a terrifying robbery at a Golden Gate convenience store that they believe could be connected to others. 

SLIDESHOW: Southwest Florida holiday displays

15 Feb 2017 15:57

We hope you enjoy this slideshow of holiday displays around Southwest Florida submitted by our festive viewers.