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Coyote spotted in a Cape Coral community

18 Aug 2019 22:36

Coyotes are an unusual sight for neighbors living along SE 30th Street in Cape Coral. 

Pole falls on truck on Cape Coral Parkway, witnesses say

18 Aug 2019 22:15

A telephone pole fell on a truck on Cape Coral near Cape Coral Parkway and Del Prado Boulevard, according to witnesses. 

Nearly 4 tons of weed found hidden in shipment of jalapeƱos

18 Aug 2019 20:28

Border Patrol agents found almost four tons of weed hidden inside a shipment of jalapeƱos Thursday. 

Florida teacher sings to soothe student's back-to-school nerves

18 Aug 2019 19:22

Jonathan Strackman, who teaches AP U.S. History at Park Vista Community High School in Palm Beach County, likes starting the year off with fun ice breakers. 

Florida man arrested after threatening mass shooting

18 Aug 2019 18:55

A Florida man was arrested Friday after threatening to commit a mass shooting in text messages. 

Punta Gorda teenager dies in I-75 crash in Sarasota County

18 Aug 2019 15:44

A teenager from Punta Gorda died after getting into an accident on I-75 in Sarasota County early Sunday morning. 

One dead after crash in North Fort Myers

18 Aug 2019 14:18

One person is dead after a crash in North Fort Myers Saturday afternoon.

Local leaders meet to focus on Southwest Florida water quality

18 Aug 2019 13:58

Leaders from several Southwest Florida cities met with one another and the governor to talk about water quality and concerns over the last few days.

Cape Coral woman catches suspicious duo snooping on her property

18 Aug 2019 13:31

They took photos of Julie Hayes' satellite dish, home and even rummaged through her mailbox. 

Pine Ridge Middle School student arrested for sending threat over Snapchat

18 Aug 2019 02:55

A 13-year old boy was arrested after the Collier County Sheriff's Office said he sent a threatening message over social media.

Florida man dumps dirt on girlfriend with tractor

17 Aug 2019 23:49

A Florida man used a front-end loader tractor to dump a bucket full of dirt on a car with his girlfriend inside. 

Off-duty Marco Island Police officer assaulted at Naples bar

17 Aug 2019 21:42

An off-duty Marco Island Police officer was assaulted at a Naples bar early Saturday morning. 

9-year-old Tampa boy helps deliver baby sister

17 Aug 2019 19:58

A 9-year-old boy helped deliver his baby sister with the help of a 911 dispatcher. 

Two thrown from motorcycle after Cape Coral crash

17 Aug 2019 18:56

Two people were ejected from a motorcycle after getting into a crash with a pickup truck in Cape Coral Saturday afternoon. 

Traffic Alerts: Aug. 17

17 Aug 2019 17:12

Traffic Alerts for Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.

Car catches fire on McGregor Boulevard

17 Aug 2019 15:59

Fort Myers Police has an area on McGregor Boulevard near Colonial Boulevard blocked off after a car fire Saturday morning. 

One arrested after high-speed chase in Collier County early Saturday

17 Aug 2019 15:22

One person was arrested after a high-speed chase through Collier County early Saturday morning. 

Black vultures are taking over this Florida community

17 Aug 2019 14:55

A family's home in a luxurious Florida community is now inhabited by a swarm of vultures. 

Alaska heat wave is killing large numbers of salmon

17 Aug 2019 14:44

An unprecedented heat wave has hit Alaska, and salmon are suffering because of it. 

Volunteers dive deep to clean up the Naples Pier

17 Aug 2019 13:28

Volunteers are cleaning up the Naples Pier Saturday morning, and they're diving deep to do it. 

Aggressive pest treatment follows recent heavy rainfall

17 Aug 2019 03:55

The Lee County Mosquito Control District is aggressively treating for pests after the recent heavy rainfall.

High school football Kickoff Classic scores

17 Aug 2019 03:51

Listed scores for the Kickoff Classic

Peter Fonda, star of 'Easy Rider,' dies at age 79

16 Aug 2019 22:52

Actor Peter Fonda, the star of "Easy Rider," has died, his manager, Alan Somers, told CNN on Friday.

11-year old Estero boy is a painting prodigy

16 Aug 2019 22:46

Nalin Isme began his career with computer paper and crayons.

Lee County school board member demands apology from superintendent for monitoring them

16 Aug 2019 22:42

A Lee County school board member is demanding an apology from the superintendent himself.

Residents say the city hasn't done much to fix flooding in one Fort Myers neighborhood

16 Aug 2019 22:38

A Fort Myers neighborhood is underwater.

Debris piles almost clear in Lee County after months of controversy

16 Aug 2019 21:55

Experts testified that the clean-up would take longer, but MW Horticulture said after eight and a half months, the job is nearly complete. 

Benches at bus stops underwater, pose safety concern for students

16 Aug 2019 21:52

Benches along Durrance Road are either surrounded by water, making them inaccessible to kids.

Shooting investigation underway outside VA clinic in Cape Coral

16 Aug 2019 21:14

A scene has developed in the parking lot of the Veterans Affairs building in Cape Coral.

Cape Coral police searching for missing girl

16 Aug 2019 20:54

A missing Cape Coral girl was upgraded to a missing and endangered juvenile Thursday after police received new information.

Venice man arrested after stealing cheese dip, wine, a car

16 Aug 2019 20:33

A Venice man was arrested for stealing wine, cheese dip, and a car fro a garage on Thursday morning.

Medical examiner makes an official ruling on Jeffery Epstein's death

16 Aug 2019 20:32

Jeffrey Epstein's prison death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the medical examiner's office said Friday.

Inmate doesn't follow through on adoption of unborn twins, back behind bars

16 Aug 2019 20:30

The woman has also taken over $20,000 from the Nebraska couple that was supposed to adopt the children.

Florida teacher refuses to use transgender student's chosen pronouns

16 Aug 2019 20:13

A high school teacher in Florida refused to call a transgender student by her chosen pronouns, causing controversy. 

Suspect in Port Charlotte strip club shooting in custody

16 Aug 2019 19:42

The call came in about a shooting at the Emerald City strip club early Friday morning.

Disney World has discount for visitors who want to sleep in

16 Aug 2019 19:19

Walt Disney World is offering discounted tickets to visitors who want to sleep in.

Six arrested after drug bust in Port Charlotte home

16 Aug 2019 19:11

Six people were arrested in Port Charlotte Friday morning after deputies issued a search warrant in a home.

Former kid's soccer coach found guilty of sexually abusing child

16 Aug 2019 18:29

A former coach with the Gateway Soccer Association was found guilty of sexually abusing a child after a three-day trial. 

Thousands of dollars in well systems stolen from Cape Coral homes

16 Aug 2019 18:01

Police arrested a Fort Myers man who officers said was caught trying to steal a well system from a Cape Coral home.

Crash causes chemical spill in North Naples

16 Aug 2019 17:32

A crash caused a chemical spill near Airport-Pulling Road and Old Groves Road in North Naples Friday.     

Florida man charged after he let his pet cougar escape

16 Aug 2019 17:25

A professional fighter allowed his pet cougar to escape his South Florida home earlier this year, according to authorities. 

Lee County high school football home games will resume next week

16 Aug 2019 17:13

High school football referees have been reinstated by the FHSAA.

Dog rescued from small house fire in Punta Gorda

16 Aug 2019 17:00

A Charlotte County fire medic rescued a dog from a small house fire Thursday afternoon. 

Nearly half of Americans don't change their underwear every day

16 Aug 2019 16:57

In a new study, Americans aired out their dirty laundry, but only figuratively.

Two bills would legalize the use of fireworks on these holidays

16 Aug 2019 15:27

You could soon be able to light off fireworks

Two women wanted for buying $1,200 in gift cards with stolen credit cards

16 Aug 2019 14:38

Two women may have conspired to steal from a worker's purse in a Punta Gorda store.

Aug. 16 fishing report from Byron Stout

16 Aug 2019 14:35

Really, really great fishing news, according to the NBC-2 weather team: Virtually incessant, yet highly unpredictable morning rains should end Saturday (replaced by our traditional afternoon downpours).

Bomb squad investigating pressure cookers found near New York subway station

16 Aug 2019 12:39

The pressure cookers were determined to not be explosives.

News 2 Use: August 16

16 Aug 2019 11:49

All the news you need to start your Friday.

Man's body found in Naples lake after fight between family members

16 Aug 2019 09:35

There was a big fight between family members that ended with one of them in the water.