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Florida man arrested for having 78 pounds of meth in van

19 Feb 2020 02:25

A Florida man was pulled over for speeding on I-90 in south-central Montana and was arrested after 78 pounds of meth was found in the van. 

SUV rolls over, slams into Fort Myers home before officers surround it

18 Feb 2020 23:51

The crash happened on the corner of Central Avenue and Stella Street.

Fort Myers Beach homeowners bring battle over beach access to court

18 Feb 2020 23:42

Opponents are happy town leaders who voted against the project are sticking to their decision.

Traffic Alerts: Feb. 18

18 Feb 2020 23:01

Traffic alerts for February 18

Police take down cryptic 'Heroin Hector' sign in Fort Myers

18 Feb 2020 22:43

A sign reading, "Heroin Hector" with a phone number popped up this week along Colonial Boulevard and DeLeon Street in Fort Myers.

Doggy DNA: How accurate is it for determining your dog's breed?

18 Feb 2020 22:37

The most common way to sample your dog's DNA is by swabbing the inside of their mouth, but does it actually work?

Smiling shoplifter caught on camera taking electronics from Port Charlotte Walmart

18 Feb 2020 22:23

The man walked out of the store without paying for an LG Sound Bar, a Roku TV, a Sentry safe, and a hammer drill.

Naples breaks record high

18 Feb 2020 22:21

Temperatures hitting 90 degrees are well above the seasonable average in Naples for this time of year. 

City leaders to hear design plans for future Cape Coral bridge

18 Feb 2020 22:13

These ideas will be heard by the committee Wednesday morning.

New route connecting Lee, Collier County opening next week

18 Feb 2020 21:44

The Logan Boulevard extension will connect Bonita Beach Road and Immokalee Road.

Lee County approves $108,000 for new traffic lights on Fort Myers Beach

18 Feb 2020 21:21

The Florida Department of Transportation plans on helping traffic on Fort Myers Beach by building three new traffic lights.

Lee County staff to start negotiating Cape Coral land for Conservation 20/20 program

18 Feb 2020 21:17

Lee County commissioners gave the green light to county staff to start negotiating land in Cape Coral for the Conservation 20/20 program.

Baby manatee suffering from cold stress, malnutrition saved from Cape Coral canal

18 Feb 2020 21:08

The baby manatee was also suffering from malnutrition and possibly parasites.

Orange tabby named Cupid survives surgery to remove arrow in its head

18 Feb 2020 20:58

Cupid, the cat, is on the road to recovery after a surgery at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington in Virginia last weekend. 

Fort Meade tortilla thief is still on the run

18 Feb 2020 20:47

On Feb. 9, an employee arrived to work and realized that their overnight shipment was messed with and that fresh tortillas had been stolen. 

North Port police officer's car catches fire during traffic stop

18 Feb 2020 20:32

He was able to pull out his K9 partner, Jett, from the car before the fire grew. 

Extreme Makeover: Cinderella's Castle edition

18 Feb 2020 19:48

The renovations mark the 70th anniversary of the release of the classic animated film, “Cinderella.”

Man charged with DUI manslaughter in horrific Lehigh Acres crash

18 Feb 2020 19:09

Andy Gonzalez, 23, was involved in a different deadly crash in 2017. 

Retired UF professor's 'jar of tongues' found under Gainesville home

18 Feb 2020 18:59

Other jars were found under the home when a worker was doing an estimate.

Man slams into back of a Fort Myers RaceTrac

18 Feb 2020 18:58

He has been taken to the hospital.

Cancer cases could increase 60% globally, WHO report says

18 Feb 2020 18:47

Around 9.6 million people died from cancer in 2018, and one in six people die from cancer every year, the WHO said in its 2020 World Cancer Report published this month. 

High-speed train hits car in Florida, 1 person dead

18 Feb 2020 18:12

Witnesses of the crash said the vehicle went around the guard rails.

NBC2 Investigates: How your kids could fall victim to identity theft

18 Feb 2020 17:52

It's not just adults - experts say criminals are targeting kids' personal information at a growing rate. So... how can you protect them?

Peculiar pals: Pigeon and chihuahua form unusual bond

18 Feb 2020 17:51

Lundy, an 8-week-old chihuahua, and Herman, a pigeon, have enjoyed being roommates at The Mia Foundation in Hilton, New York. 

Car flips after crash near Baker Park in Naples

18 Feb 2020 17:43

The crash happened near Central Avenue and Riverside Circle after 12:30 p.m.

Police look for witnesses in MLK crash that killed 3-year-old girl

18 Feb 2020 16:52

The little girl went flying out of a minivan when it hit a palm tree.

A woman's class ring that she lost in Maine in 1973 was recovered in a forest in Finland

18 Feb 2020 15:44

The story of how the ring journeyed from 1973, Maine, to 2020, Finland, is a mystery.

Later bedtime linked to obesity in children under 6, study says

18 Feb 2020 15:43

The research focused on 107 children in Sweden, with 64 of the children having a parent who classified as overweight or obese. 

Polk County murder suspect shot by SWAT team after standoff

18 Feb 2020 14:57

A Polk County SWAT team was called in to help negotiate with a suspected murderer who barricaded himself in a bathroom.

Pair accused of breaking into cars and stealing credit cards in Estero

18 Feb 2020 14:04

They tried going on a shopping spree, but instead, his bank called in suspicious activity. 

Watchman sentenced to 16 years for killing Florida tourist

18 Feb 2020 13:52

The hotel was fined the equivalent of around $53,000 for the incident.

Commentary: The Grace of Final Perseverance

18 Feb 2020 13:37

“Most things get harder as you age, but not worshiping the Lord...”

Neighbors hear multiple gunshots in North Fort Myers early Tuesday morning

18 Feb 2020 12:49

No one was injured during the incident, deputies said. 

News 2 Use: Feb. 18

18 Feb 2020 12:30

All the news you need to start your Tuesday.

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy

18 Feb 2020 11:43

According to the filing, Boy Scouts has $50,000 or less in assets but has liabilities between $100 million and $500 million.

Taylor Swift's dad fights off burglar at Florida home

18 Feb 2020 09:54

Court documents said the two men got into a fight before Terrance Hoover ran away.

Woman arrested for running over her boyfriend with golf cart on Pine Island

18 Feb 2020 04:05

A Florida woman is accused of running over her boyfriend with a golf cart after a day of bar-hopping on Pine Island.

Man arrested for pointing gun at group of men riding their horses in Golden Gate Estates

18 Feb 2020 04:01

Deputies said the horses were in the middle of the road when McFalls wanted to pass by them in his truck, but while doing so, he lost his cool.

Car catches fire near Summerlin Road in Fort Myers

18 Feb 2020 02:42

A car caught on fire at the intersection of Summerlin Road and Red Cedar Drive around 6:56 p.m. Monday. 

Ryan Newman involved in fiery crash in NASCAR's Daytona 500

18 Feb 2020 02:17

There have been no statements on his condition.

Several shots fired in Lehigh Acres neighborhood

18 Feb 2020 01:30

Neighbors said the shots sounded like a war zone.

Dog shot in the head left near a Lehigh Acres canal

17 Feb 2020 23:41

Someone shot a dog in the head and left it off the side of a Lehigh Acres canal, still alive, according to a Lee County Domestic Animal Services report. 

15-acre grass fire in Babcock Ranch carries smoke to Cape Coral

17 Feb 2020 23:19

Multiple agencies spent about three hours putting the fire out, and it could have been a lot worse.

New sculpture installed at East Naples intersection

17 Feb 2020 22:26

The 15-foot sculpture is on the corner of Collier Boulevard and US 41.

Customer left no tip, insulted server after asking about her political views

17 Feb 2020 22:22

The restaurant patron asked his server if she was voting for President Trump. When she said no, the server said she was verbally assaulted.

Woman on bike hurt in hit-and-run

17 Feb 2020 22:21

LCSO said it's responded to 231 hit-and-run calls from January 1 through February 16 of this year.

30 people involved in brawl outside bar in Cape Coral

17 Feb 2020 22:16

Someone called the police after they said 30 people were fighting in front of Dixie Roadhouse.

Fort Myers Beach death investigation still active

17 Feb 2020 22:11

Those who knew Louis said he is accused of boarding his neighbor’s boat, armed with a machete. The neighbor allegedly acted in self-defense and shot Louis.

Money meant for kids' club stolen from Fort Myers bait shop

17 Feb 2020 21:53

Kathy's Bait and Tackle doubles as a non-profit for disadvantaged children in the area called the Fort Myers Shores Youth Fishing Club.

Blind man missing for 33 hours found in woods using police drone

17 Feb 2020 21:53

A 62-year-old blind man was found in the woods by a police drone on Saturday after he went missing for about 33 hours, a Connecticut police department said.