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Palmetto Ridge raises state title banner for teen that died in Naples crash

19 Jan 2020 01:48

During his time at Palmetto Ridge High School, Colby Singletary won two state wrestling championships in the 195lbs weight class before a car accident took his life last summer. 

At least four taken to hospital after crash in Estero

19 Jan 2020 00:59

At least four people were taken to the hospital after a crash on Three Oaks Parkway and Estero Parkway in Estero on Saturday. 

Waterman Broadcasting replaces 20-year-old antenna

18 Jan 2020 23:48

Big changes are coming to NBC2 and it's sister station, ABC7.

Car burglars caught on camera in Fort Myers Villas

18 Jan 2020 23:17

Some residents living in the Fort Myers Villas are on edge after car burglars were caught sneaking around. 

Traffic Alerts: Jan. 18

18 Jan 2020 22:55

Your traffic alerts for Jan. 18, 2020.

The Wiggles singer collapses during Australian bushfire relief concert

18 Jan 2020 22:39

Greg Page, the original lead singer of the popular Australian children's music group The Wiggles, was rushed to the hospital during the band's charity concert for bushfire relief in Sydney. 

Prince Harry, Meghan no longer using titles after announcing they would step back

18 Jan 2020 22:21

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer use the titles His and Her Royal Highness after announcing they would step back from their roles as senior members of the Royal family, Buckingham Palace announced. 

Southwest Florida residents gather for Women's March

18 Jan 2020 21:52

For the second year in Fort Myers, Southwest Florida residents gathered for the Women's March on Saturday.

Soldier surprises mom after two-year deployment

18 Jan 2020 20:26

As an Atlanta high school resource officer was being honored during a pep rally, her son appeared via video from South Korea. 

Cape Coral police clarify statistics on bicycle-related deaths

18 Jan 2020 19:50

Cape Coral was ranked No. 1 by US News and World Report for having 1,333 bike deaths between 2014-2017, according to Cape Coral police. 

Two women identified after being accused of stealing from Fort Myers Marshalls

18 Jan 2020 18:24

Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office are searching for two women suspected of stealing from a Marshalls in Fort Myers. 

Woman arrested for depositing $4,000 worth of fake postal money orders in Clewiston

18 Jan 2020 17:53

A woman was arrested for depositing $4,590 worth of fake postal money orders at a Clewiston credit union. 

9-year-old makes portrait of John Cena out of 750 Rubik's cubes

18 Jan 2020 17:24

A new video involving John Cena is going viral, but it isn't of the popular wrestler bodyslamming one of his opponents. 

Weather conditions delay SpaceX's last test on Crew Dragon

18 Jan 2020 17:02

SpaceX's new crew-worthy spacecraft, Crew Dragon, is finally prepped for its last major test before astronauts can begin using it for rides to the International Space Station. 

Man finds $43,000 in cash hidden in couch, return the money

18 Jan 2020 16:21

A Michigan man bought a used coach for his man cave in December, and this week, he made an interesting discovery. 

Iguanas, nude beaches on Florida lawmakers' agenda next week

18 Jan 2020 14:35

Florida lawmakers are entering the second week of their annual 60-day session and will take up issues ranging from sunscreen to iguanas. The Senate will consider a bill that would prohibit local governments from banning...

Hundreds participate in 'Run to Home Base' to benefit veterans

18 Jan 2020 14:33

Hundreds of people got up early Saturday to participate in "Run to Home Base" Florida.

Pit bull attacks Cape Coral man and his beagle while on walk

18 Jan 2020 04:49

The pit bull, named Boom Boom, bit both the beagle and the man who tried to separate them.

USDA proposals allow 'more flexibility' in school lunches

18 Jan 2020 03:15

Two new proposals would give school nutrition professionals "more flexibility" with the food they serve to students.

Fort Myers school garden now among largest in county after students fix it up

18 Jan 2020 00:29

Students at Villas Elementary School are showing off their green thumbs.

New Florida bill could jail doctors for helping children undergo sex change

18 Jan 2020 00:15

Florida House Bill 1365 calls for jailing doctors who help kids change their sex, and that includes hormone treatment and puberty blockers.

Residents concerned with plans for new Cape Coral park

18 Jan 2020 00:11

A new park coming to Cape Coral is causing concern for some residents. 

Stokes Marine raises $75,000 for Bahamas' Hurricane Dorian recovery

18 Jan 2020 00:07

Hurricane Dorian struck the Abaco Islands last year as a category 5 hurricane, leaving behind severe destruction. After the storm made landfall, people all over Southwest Florida stepped up to help.   

Residents pushing for safer roads after 14-year-old was killed in a hit-and-run

17 Jan 2020 23:42

Many living in North Fort Myers are hoping for a change after 14-year-old Allana Staiano was hit and killed on McDaniel Drive. 

Police searching for armed bank robber in Fort Myers

17 Jan 2020 23:36

Crime scene tape is surrounding the building.

Bohanon Foundation hosts 2nd Man-Up event in Lee County

17 Jan 2020 23:09

Former NFL fullback and North Fort Myers High School alumnus Tommy Bohanon was back in the community on Jan. 17. 

Dunbar hoops continues blistering pace

17 Jan 2020 22:50

While the Tigers may be enjoying themselves on the court, they aren't messing around. 

More plans for Cape Coral affordable housing

17 Jan 2020 22:29

More affordable housing may be coming to Cape Coral, right on the border of North Fort Myers.

Traffic Alerts: January 17

17 Jan 2020 22:13

All your traffic alerts for Jan. 17

Fort Myers police searching for witnesses to robbery at motel

17 Jan 2020 22:12

Fort Myers police are searching for two women who may have witnessed a robbery that happened at a motel in December. 

Palmetto Ridge High senior surprised by military dad's return

17 Jan 2020 21:55

Watch the moment a student was reunited with his dad who was fresh off a 198-day deployment.

Flu activity is declining after the virus killed 39 children this season

17 Jan 2020 21:17

Flu activity in the U.S. dropped for a second consecutive week, the most recent drop declining in the week ending Jan. 11.

Traveler used airport monitor to play video games, officials told him 'game over'

17 Jan 2020 21:00

A man traveling through an Oregon airport took wasting time before a flight to a whole new level. 

Missing 13-year-old from Estero found safe

17 Jan 2020 20:51

Oamoro Borsa was last seen on Thursday around 10 p.m. at his home in Estero. 

CDC to screen at three major U.S. airports for new deadly virus from China

17 Jan 2020 20:38

The CDC will look for symptoms of coughing and difficulty breathing and they will be checking temperatures of each passenger with an infrared thermometer.

Man sentenced to 10 years for selling drugs in Clewiston

17 Jan 2020 19:59

A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by eight years of probation for selling drugs within 1,000 feet of a church. 

Men caught on camera stealing water system from Golden Gate Estates home

17 Jan 2020 19:46

Deputies said the men got to the house in a dark-colored Ford truck.

Naples man armed with screwdriver convicted of punching woman, deputy

17 Jan 2020 19:29

The man would not let go of a screwdriver while he punched a deputy.

Man found guilty for trafficking illegal drugs

17 Jan 2020 18:37

A man was found guilty of trafficking illegal drugs including marijuana, cocaine, and fentanyl. 

Marco Island police officer fired for the third time

17 Jan 2020 18:35

John Derrig has been fired previously for misconduct and using excessive force.

Pigeon seen wearing tiny sombrero

17 Jan 2020 17:57

A pigeon wearing a tiny sombrero in Reno, Nevada, was discovered following sightings of its cowboy hat-wearing cousins in Las Vegas, a city manager said.

31 teachers are finalists for Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program

17 Jan 2020 17:29

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools announced 31 teachers are finalists for the 33rd annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program. 

Search for shooter in Port Charlotte ends with arrest of convicted felon

17 Jan 2020 17:03

A man shot up a car and sparked a manhunt in Port Charlotte on Friday morning.

Woman, 1-year-old hurt in Lehigh Acres crash

17 Jan 2020 16:56

According to authorities, the accident happened in the driveway of a home located at 2905 48th Street SW at 10:35 a.m.

Fugitive Friday: Jan. 17

17 Jan 2020 14:38

Every Friday, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers shares information on four fugitives authorities need help finding.

Fun facts about Betty White, who turns 98 today

17 Jan 2020 13:58

Betty White was born on Jan. 17, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois.

News 2 Use: January 17

17 Jan 2020 12:27

All the news you need to start your Friday.

Red Sox looking for singers to perform at spring training games

17 Jan 2020 12:07

According to the team, there are 18 spots that need to be filled to perform the National Anthem for the upcoming season.

Here are the crazy things people would do for Super Bowl tickets

17 Jan 2020 11:55

The big game is 16 days away now, and tickets cost up to $36,000. 

Person hit by car on Winkler Avenue in Fort Myers

17 Jan 2020 11:40

Fort Myers police officers investigated at the scene for several hours.