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Stanford reaches 11th straight Sweet 16, beats FGCU

20 Mar 2018 03:29

No. 4 seed Stanford is headed back to the Lexington Regional for a third straight March after beating scrappy 12th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast 90-70 on Monday night.

Marco Island city council unanimously votes to remove city manager

20 Mar 2018 03:08

Marco Island city council voted 7-0 to remove city manager Lee Niblock.

Fort Myers owes $22K in fines for dumping untreated water in Caloosahatchee River

20 Mar 2018 02:41

Fort Myers owes more than $22,000 to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Man commits armed robbery at Lehigh Acres convenience store

20 Mar 2018 01:38

A man with a gun stormed into the Dollar General on Gretchen Avenue South in Lehigh Acres.

Drunk driver found with drugs after slamming into street sign

20 Mar 2018 01:21

Cape Coral police say a drunk driver is responsible for slamming into a street sign and splitting a palm tree in half.

Authorities: Brother of Parkland shooting suspect arrested at school

20 Mar 2018 00:25

Authorities say the brother of the teen charged with killing 17 people at a Florida school has been arrested for trespassing at the same school.

Cape Coral gun store owners sue state for banning bump stocks

20 Mar 2018 00:11

The owners of Cape Coral gun store Shoot Center and their clients are suing the state of Florida for banning bump stocks.

In 7-1 vote, city council approves extended bar hours in Cape Coral

19 Mar 2018 23:43

The Cape Coral City Council voted on Monday to extend bar hours within the city.

With just days before a potential shutdown, negotiations continue on must-pass spending bill

19 Mar 2018 22:56

Republicans in the House of Representatives met Monday evening to discuss a massive spending bill just days ahead of the deadline.

Is your data safe on Facebook? Not really

19 Mar 2018 22:04

Your personal information is Facebook's currency. It's bought and sold every day.

Hendry school district hires teacher charged with falsifying records

19 Mar 2018 21:41

NBC2 is investigating a former DCF employee who is charged with falsifying records, but is currently employed as a teacher in Hendry County.

Naples considering costly water supply expansion

19 Mar 2018 21:21

Naples is considering spending millions of dollars to expand its water supply.

Florida Gov. Scott signs bill to combat opioids crisis

19 Mar 2018 21:20

Gov. Rick Scott has signed legislation limiting most painkiller prescriptions to a three-day supply in response to the opioid crisis killing at least 16 Floridians every day.

US agent goes on trial in Mexican teen cross-border killing

19 Mar 2018 21:08

A U.S. border Patrol agent accused of shooting across the border into Mexico and killing a teenager five years ago will go on trial Tuesday on a charge of second-degree murder in a rare Justice Department prosecution of a fatal cross-border shooting.

First ever food truck park going up in East Naples

19 Mar 2018 19:05

East Naples is going to be getting a first-of-its-kind park in the area, one that consists exclusively of food trucks.

Facebook's value plunges $34 billion on data controversy

19 Mar 2018 18:53

Facebook shares took a big hit Monday, shaving about $34 billion off the value of the company.

Dow drops 336 points as Facebook plunges

19 Mar 2018 18:51

Facebook is on track for its worst day in more than five years, and it's dragging the stock market down with it.

Uber pulls self-driving cars after first fatal crash of autonomous vehicle

19 Mar 2018 18:22

Uber has removed its self-driving cars from the roads following what is believed to be the first fatality involving a fully autonomous car.

Trump opioid plan includes death penalty for traffickers

19 Mar 2018 17:48

President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate under current law, a top administration official said.

Fort Myers star athlete earns Player of the Year honors

19 Mar 2018 17:28

Fort Myers High School athlete Destanni Henderson has been named the 2017-18 Gatorade Florida Girls Basketball Player of the Year.

Deputies searching for armed robbery suspect

19 Mar 2018 16:07

Lee County deputies are currently searching for a man who robbed a store in Lehigh Acres.

Setting records: 1M passengers travel through RSW in February

19 Mar 2018 15:53

Southwest Florida's most prominent airport is seeing record-setting traffic in the early months of 2018.

Bridge collapse: Seconds separated those who lived and died

19 Mar 2018 15:37

A teenager was driving her friend to the doctor's office, a father of three was heading home from work, and a woman on her way to a nail salon was stopped at a red light. Seconds - inches - would soon separate those who would live from those who wouldn't.

Austin explosion puts neighborhood on lockdown

19 Mar 2018 15:29

Two men were seriously injured by a bomb blast Sunday evening in Austin, Texas.

Facebook is facing an existential crisis

19 Mar 2018 15:04

The Cambridge Analytica scandal has done immense damage to the brand, sources across the company believe.

Commentary: Spring is in the air... and putting on a new self

19 Mar 2018 14:58

Spring brings with it a sense of newness as we inch toward Easter. The calendar is our yearly reminder of how nature makes all things new.

Sinclair files 'not guilty' plea

19 Mar 2018 14:57

A man accused of hiding evidence in a fatal hit-and-run filed a "not guilty" plea Monday morning.

New Pulse video shows suspect entering club before massacre

19 Mar 2018 14:55

Security video released during trial of Pulse gunman Omar Mateen's widow Noor Salman highlights Mateen's actions as he enters the club and carries out his deadly massacre.

Florida woman, girl killed in domestic incident

19 Mar 2018 14:48

Sheriff's officials in Florida say a woman and a young girl have been fatally shot and a young boy was wounded in an apparent domestic dispute.

Scott to sign opioids legislation on Monday

19 Mar 2018 14:33

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is signing legislation to combat the state's opioid epidemic.

Florida officer charged with DUI after driving backward

19 Mar 2018 14:28

A Florida sheriff's lieutenant is charged with driving under the influence after she was spotted driving backward and honking her horn in the middle of the night.

Fiery rescue gone wrong

19 Mar 2018 14:22

An off-duty firefighter and another man working to pull a woman from a burning car fell off a Florida bridge and into the St. Johns river Friday. 

NBA star Dwyane Wade defends activism: 'I do more than dribble'

19 Mar 2018 14:17

Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade is throwing his support behind initiatives to honor the victims of February's deadly school shooting in Florida, donating his time and money in spite of criticism.

Sheriff: Boy shoots sister after argument over video game controller

19 Mar 2018 10:21

Authorities in Mississippi say a 9-year-old boy has shot his 13-year-old sister in the head and wounded her after an argument over a video game controller.

Man arrested for illegally catching sharks off Pine Island

18 Mar 2018 22:40

Nine dead sharks were discovered on a boat near Pine Island last month, leading one Lee County fisherman to be charged with several wildlife violations.

After win, Canterbury baseball team pay respects at Stoneman Douglas High School

18 Mar 2018 20:47

For the Canterbury High School baseball team, what happened on the field on Friday came secondary to what happened off of it.

Florida driver strikes 4 motorcycles, killing 1 rider

18 Mar 2018 18:01

Authorities say a Florida man crashed into four motorcycles stopped along a highway, killing one rider and injuring two others.

Middle school student arrested for bringing boxcutter on campus

17 Mar 2018 22:58

A Lee County student was arrested for bringing a weapon onto school grounds in reaction to a social media threat.

Graphic jailhouse video shows deputies watching as inmate dies

17 Mar 2018 20:57

Jailhouse video reveals California sheriff’s deputies watching and sometimes laughing as a schizophrenic man who had been strapped naked to a chair for 46 hours writhes on the floor of his cell, loses consciousness and eventually dies.

Mom of 7 said man tried to break into her Lehigh home

17 Mar 2018 02:42

A mother of seven children in Lehigh Acres told deputies she was terrorized in the middle of the night by an attempted burglar.

Attempted murder suspect arrested in grow house bust

16 Mar 2018 21:43

Two men were arrested in Lehigh Acres on Thursday after police found 29 marijuana plants in their house.

Lehigh Acres man found guilty of murder, faces life in prison

16 Mar 2018 17:02

A 19-year-old faces life in prison after being found guilty of a murder he committed when he was 17-years-old.

Woman arrested for embezzling more than $140K

16 Mar 2018 15:35

Deputies in Collier County arrested a woman on Thursday accused of embezzling more than $140,000 from her employer.

2 arrested, weapons and drugs seized in Lehigh Acres bust

16 Mar 2018 15:11

Authorities arrested two people on Thursday in Lehigh Acres after a successful drug sting operation.

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: Feeling like spring for final day of winter

22 Jan 2016 19:53

Weather conditions will continue to be excellent as we head through this weekend, and temperatures will feel a bit more like spring to boot!