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Former employee sues Uber for sexual harassment, discrimination

22 May 2018 01:24

A former Uber software engineer is suing the company over claims that she experienced sexual harassment, racial discrimination and pay inequity while working there.

Fort Myers Council takes no action on removal of Robert E. Lee statue

21 May 2018 22:39

After listening to the president of the Lee County NAACP speak about why the city should remove the controversial statue of Robert E. Lee, the Fort Myers City Council took no action.

Man speaks about being run over by daughter's ex-boyfriend

21 May 2018 22:35

A man who said he was run over by his daughter’s ex-boyfriend spoke from his hospital bed.

Eagle nest closes Cape baseball fields

21 May 2018 22:28

The city of Cape Coral had to shut down baseball fields at a popular park because of eagle nests.

Goat owner allegedly shoots dogs to protect his livestock

21 May 2018 22:14

Lee County Domestic Animal Services is investigating an incident involving several dead animals off of Cemetery Road.

Council votes in favor of building new hotel on Fort Myers Beach

21 May 2018 22:04

A years-long debate is finally coming to an end after the Fort Myers Beach town council officially gave its approval to a new resort-style hotel on Monday.

Canterbury basketball star picks New Mexico State over FGCU

21 May 2018 22:00

Canterbury basketball star Berrick Jeanlouis picked New Mexico State over FGCU, citing a desire to play in the NCAA Tournament.

Immokalee Fire reaches agreement to build new Ave Maria station

21 May 2018 21:55

Doctors have called the lack of emergency services and a proper fire station in Ave Maria a public health emergency. But a new station could finally be on the way.

Man arrested for running cockfighting ring in North Fort Myers

21 May 2018 21:24

Deputies made an arrest after they discovered a cockfighting ring in North Fort Myers.

Man faces 20 years for kicking police officer, K-9 during arrest

21 May 2018 21:07

A 52-year-old Fort Myers man will face up to 20 years in prison after a judge found him guilty of kicking a police officer in the chest during an arrest, kicking a K-9 dog and possessing illegal drugs.

SWFL communities prepare for rainy season by improving stormwater systems

21 May 2018 20:55

Local communities are preparing for the onset of rainy season by improving canal systems, clearing swales, and ensuring stormwater has somewhere to go.

Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

21 May 2018 20:49

Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island. That was more than two weeks ago.

Police officer shot in Maryland has died

21 May 2018 20:21

A Baltimore County police officer shot Monday afternoon in the Perry Hall area has died, Gov. Larry Hogan confirmed.

4 sinkholes open in central Florida retirement community

21 May 2018 20:08

Four sinkholes have opened up in a fast-growing retirement community in Florida, including one in front of a home that was abandoned months ago because of an earlier sinkhole.

Facebook post by desperate Minn. veteran leads to fundraiser

21 May 2018 20:02

After a 75-year-old Army veteran was mocked for trying to sell his hearing aids to buy a vehicle to drive to cancer treatments, the Mankato area is rallying around him.

Pope laments 'hemorrhaging' of priests and nuns in Europe

21 May 2018 19:35

Pope Francis is voicing alarm at the "hemorrhaging" of nuns and priests in Italy and Europe, saying God only knows how many seminaries, monasteries, convents and churches will close because fewer people are being called to lives of religious service.

18 arrested for allegedly soliciting sex with minors in undercover operation

21 May 2018 19:15

The Lee County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of 18 people who solicited children online to convince them to have sex or asked them for naked pictures.

Oregon group raffles off AR-15 rifle to raise money for veterans

21 May 2018 18:17

An Oregon group says they chose an AR-15 rifle for their ongoing fundraiser because "it's more controversial and helps us sell tickets."

Old fire hoses being used as classroom door lock during emergencies

21 May 2018 16:45

Firefighters in Tucson, Arizona are turning old fire hoses into sleeves that teachers can put on a door to stop it from opening during emergencies like a school shooting.

Obamas sign Netflix production deal, aim to promote 'empathy and understanding'

21 May 2018 16:40

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have new job titles: movie and TV show producer.

Is it safe to give my pet medical marijuana?

21 May 2018 16:08

Medical marijuana is legal for Florida residents suffering from debilitating medical conditions, but did you know it's also available for pets?

Royal wedding flowers donated to London hospice

21 May 2018 15:59

Residents of a hospice in London woke up Sunday to a pleasant and sweet-smelling surprise: the flowers that surrounded the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day.

Watching for potential tropical development in the Gulf this week

21 May 2018 15:40

Even though we're just under two weeks from the start of Hurricane Season, this could be a very interesting week to watch the tropics.

Teen walks away from crash that split car in half

21 May 2018 15:22

A violent collision along a Nebraska roadway left a car split in half, and the teenage driver walked away with only minor injuries.

Pregnant deaf woman, service dog punched on Frontier Airlines flight

21 May 2018 15:13

A pregnant deaf woman and her service dog were punched on a Frontier Airlines flight to Orlando Thursday. 

Cougar attacks and kills mountain biker in Washington

21 May 2018 15:02

They got off their bikes. They faced the beast, shouted and tried to spook it. After it charged, one even smacked the cougar with a bike, and it ran off.

Department of Justice will look into Trump claim about campaign spy

21 May 2018 14:45

The Department of Justice says it will investigate President Trump's claims that his 2016 campaign for president was infiltrated by an FBI spy. 

Second arson suspect arrested for trying to set gas station on fire

21 May 2018 14:25

The second suspect in an arson attempt has been arrested.

Weather Blog: Florida sees record levels of drought-busting rain

21 May 2018 13:55

It was a long dry season, long enough to keep a most of Southwest Florida in moderate to severe drought just one week ago. My how things have changed!

Florida couple steals motorized shopping cart from Walmart, drives to bar

21 May 2018 13:10

A joyride in a motorized shopping cart landed a Largo couple behind bars on Thursday.

7 people escape house fire in North Fort Myers

21 May 2018 11:06

Residents of a home in North Fort Myers were able to escape a fire early Monday morning.

Matanzas Pass Bridge reopen following crash that injured 4

21 May 2018 09:53

The Matanzas Pass Bridge is reopen on Fort Myers Beach after a crash shut it down in both directions for several hours.

Traffic Alerts: May 21

21 May 2018 09:08

Traffic alerts for Monday, May 21.

Father allegedly run over by daughter's ex-boyfriend

20 May 2018 23:04

A Collier County man is recovering from his injuries in the hospital after he was run over by a truck.

FDA approves first drug created to prevent chronic migraines

20 May 2018 20:59

Migraine sufferers across the U.S. have their eyes on a newly approved drug that's offering hope for reducing the frequency of monthly migraine attacks.

Former model and young son die in plunge from New York hotel

20 May 2018 15:29

A 47-year-old former model involved in a custody dispute plunged to her death from a Manhattan hotel Friday, according to three law enforcement sources.

4 arrested in connection to 17 burglaries in Charlotte County

20 May 2018 13:25

The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office said they’ve caught the two teens responsible for a string of burglaries in Port Charlotte and recovered a number of items.

These are the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting

19 May 2018 02:24

The 10 victims slain in the Santa Fe High School shooting were not done with life. Far from it. As with other school massacres, the students had much more to learn and accomplish, the teachers more to impart to their young...

Planet Fitness worker accused of pouring cleaner in boss' drink

18 May 2018 21:16

A front desk associate at Planet Fitness in Fort Myers is accused of poisoning her supervisor.

Group of burglars steal from unlocked cars

18 May 2018 03:20

A group of what look like young men were caught on camera spreading out across a Fort Myers neighborhood and burglarizing cars.

Video shows armed burglars chase girl into her apartment

17 May 2018 23:07

A Naples teenager answered a knock on a door to masked and armed burglars, and it was all caught on video.

Guns stolen from unlocked cars in Cape Coral

17 May 2018 21:57

Nineteen guns have been stolen out of cars in Cape Coral since the beginning of the year, and at least five of the gun owners admitted their cares were unlocked.

Teens arrested for trying to break into cars, steal laptop in Lehigh Acres

17 May 2018 21:25

Deputies arrested two teens for breaking into cars and a home off Alabama Road South.

'Armed and dangerous' man who strangled victim turns himself in

17 May 2018 19:18

Police are currently looking for a man who strangled a victim and pointing a gun at them during an incident on Gallo Street in Port Charlotte.

Florida man threatened to spit 'AIDS blood' at troopers

17 May 2018 18:15

The Florida Highway Patrol says a driver who fled after he crashed into a utility pole threatened to "spit AIDS blood" at troopers who investigated.

SLIDESHOW: Most wanted in Lee, Collier counties

28 Jan 2018 18:18

NBC2 brings you a slideshow every Sunday of the most wanted suspects in Lee and Collier counties.

SLIDESHOW: Southwest Florida holiday displays

21 Dec 2016 12:47

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

Forecast: Unsettled weather pattern over Southwest Florida continues

22 Jan 2016 19:53

Southwest Florida's weather pattern is stuck in a rut.  With an air mass loaded with tropical moisture continuing to rest over the state, abundant cloud cover and times of showers will continue this evening and overnight tonight.