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Detectives investigating murder at Fort Myers Beach Public Library

20 Jan 2019 16:51

A homicide investigation is underway after a person was killed Sunday morning.

Trump warns Nancy Pelosi to 'be careful' after Democrats signal they won't accept his shutdown offer

20 Jan 2019 15:27

Responding to criticism from the right, Trump said amnesty for immigrants was not part of his offer.

Catholic school to investigate taunting of Native Americans

20 Jan 2019 15:17

"We condemn the actions of the Covington Catholic High School students," an archdiocese near Cincinnati said.

Around 120 migrants feared dead after overloaded dingy sinks in Mediterranean

20 Jan 2019 15:10

At least 2,297 people are thought to have drowned or gone missing trying to reach Europe in 2018.

Fact-checking Trump's border speech and DACA offer

20 Jan 2019 14:51

President Donald Trump laid out a broad immigration deal in an address from the Diplomatic Reception Room on Saturday that would fund his signature border wall in exchange for temporary protections for more than one million immigrants.

How a hacked phone may have led killers to Jamal Khashoggi

20 Jan 2019 14:48

Jamal Khashoggi probably thought the messages he was sending to fellow Saudi dissident Omar Abdulaziz were hidden, cloaked in WhatsApp security. In reality they were compromised -- along with the rest of Abdulaziz's phone, which had allegedly been infected by Pegasus, a powerful piece of malware designed to spy on its users.

Two dead in crash involving motorcycle, pedestrian in North Fort Myers

20 Jan 2019 00:56

A passenger on the motorcycle was also taken to Lee Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries.

Drunk woman nearly drives truck into family's pool in Golden Gate Estates

20 Jan 2019 00:36

Deputies found an empty bottle of Vodka and prescription pills in the woman's purse. Her BAC was .275.

Services announced for teen, baby killed in crash

19 Jan 2019 23:48

Services for Jennifer Henao, 19, and her 1-year-old daughter, Catalaya Henao-Carreiro, will take place beginning at 11 a.m. on MLK Day (Jan. 21) at St. Leo Catholic Church on Beaumont Road in Bonita Springs.

Jet slides off O'Hare runway, as snow sweeps across Midwest towards Northeast

19 Jan 2019 22:34

"It will be a rough couple of days," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in Utica, which could see more than a foot of snow.

Spanish rescuers start drilling to reach boy trapped in well

19 Jan 2019 22:23

"Be strong, Julen. Totalán is with you," read a handmade banner hung on the roadside near the rescue site.

US military says airstrike kills more than 50 terrorists in Somalia

19 Jan 2019 20:44

The US military said Saturday that an airstrike near the Jilib, Middle Juba Region of Somalia killed more than 50 al-Shabaab militants.

14-Year-old with a replica gun shot dead by an officer in Arizona, police chief says

19 Jan 2019 19:48

The Tempe Police Department on Friday released body-camera footage of the incident involving the teen, identified as Antonio Arce by the city's mayor.

Volunteers serve breakfast to Coast Guard members on Fort Myers Beach

19 Jan 2019 19:38

The Coast Guard is the only branch of the U.S. military working through the ongoing partial government shutdown without pay.

Third Women's March is the second to take place during a shutdown

19 Jan 2019 18:20

"It’s such a movement, and it’s so empowering to be around so many people who are celebrating women and fighting for change," one of the marchers said.

Trump proposes extending DACA, TPS protections in exchange for wall funding

19 Jan 2019 18:00

President Donald Trump proposed extending protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and individuals with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for border wall funding in remarks Saturday afternoon.

Boat that sank during Hurricane Irma pulled from Marco Island canal

19 Jan 2019 17:24

The department tweeted a photo of officers pulling a boat that sunk in a canal on the island during the September 2017 storm.

Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror

19 Jan 2019 16:55

The tragedy came three weeks after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed to fight fuel theft gangs that drill dangerous, illegal taps into pipelines.

Man accused of killing officer Adam Jobbers-Miller charged for throwing urine on prison official

19 Jan 2019 16:31

The State Attorney's Office is currently seeking the death penalty against Wisner Desmaret for shooting and killing Fort Myers police officer Adam Jobbers-Miller last summer.

Woman texting while driving seriously hurt in crash

19 Jan 2019 15:44

Texting while driving was the cause of a single-car crash that sent one woman to the hospital with serious injuries early Saturday morning.

Man allegedly assaulted woman near Golden Gate Circle K

19 Jan 2019 14:52

Authorities found the woman with severe injuries to her face. She was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Fort Myers rolls to district win over Dunbar on senior night

19 Jan 2019 04:32

Benefiting off of many Dunbar turnovers, the Green Wave rolled to a 62-43 victory on Senior Night at the Wave Cave.

Teen says man pretending to be officer searched him on bus walk home

19 Jan 2019 04:29

The victim told police the man pulled up next to him during his walk and told him to stop. He then proceeded to search the teen and his bag.

Person taken to hospital following 3-car crash in Naples

19 Jan 2019 02:48

The crash happened at the intersection of Immokalee Road and Palm River Boulevard.

Meditate in the swamp with Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary this Saturday

19 Jan 2019 00:54

Those seeking to relax this weekend can do so in the comfort of their own... swamp.

As healthcare costs climb, millions using online fundraisers to pay bills

18 Jan 2019 23:56

GoFundMe said a third of all the money they raised worldwide in 2017 was for medical expenses.

These are the companies that could build the new Lee Co. middle school

18 Jan 2019 23:53

The new building will be located near the intersection of Sunrise Boulevard and Richmond Avenue South in Lehigh Acres.

"Miss Evie," a fixture at Wynn Market in Naples, to retire after 64 years

18 Jan 2019 23:38

94-year-old Evelyn Dickerson is retiring from Wynn's Market in Naples after working there for 64 years.

Lawsuit filed against Molly's Marine Service in Naples over noise

18 Jan 2019 23:02

Four nearby condo residents said that in the last few years, the noise from Molly's Marine Service has made it unbearable to live there.

Southwest Florida families struggle during government shutdown

18 Jan 2019 22:34

Government workers struggle to feed their families during the government shutdown

Port Charlotte man leaves babies home alone to go buy drugs

18 Jan 2019 22:00

A Port Charlotte man is accused of leaving his 3-month-old and 1-year-old children alone to go buy drugs.

2019 Golden Apple finalists announced

18 Jan 2019 21:48

Thirty Lee County School District teachers were surprised in their classrooms on Friday.

Bruno Air employee turns in another to Cape Coral police

18 Jan 2019 20:49

A Cape Coral police report was released Friday, detailing a possible air conditioner theft by a Bruno Air Conditioning employee.

New research laboratory opens in Sanibel

18 Jan 2019 19:08

SCCF partnered with the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, as well as the US Fish and Wildlife Service, to open a new laboratory. 

Dept. of Agriculture becomes first in Florida's gov't to ban LGBTQ discrimination

18 Jan 2019 18:30

The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services became the first department in Florida's government to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity on Friday.

The FDA is considering drugs to help kids quit vaping

18 Jan 2019 17:47

There are no FDA-approved nicotine cessation products for e-cigarette users under 18.

Florida unemployment remains at 3.3 percent

18 Jan 2019 17:41

Florida's unemployment rate remains at 3.3 percent, unchanged from the month before.

Man upset over wait throws hot coffee at McDonald's employee

18 Jan 2019 17:16

Police have arrested a man for throwing hot coffee at an employee at McDonald's, because he was upset over the wait

Who is the missing Punta Gorda woman?

18 Jan 2019 16:55

In 1995, Christine Flahive left her home on a bicycle in the late afternoon and wasn't seen again by her family.

What to expect from the weekend storm

18 Jan 2019 16:18

Southwest Florida will experience a strong cold front this weekend.

When to look for the Super Blood Wolf Moon in Southwest Florida

18 Jan 2019 15:31

If you're willing to stay up late this weekend, you can see something pretty neat in the skies over Southwest Florida. The Super Blood Wolf Moon will rise as many are going to bed on Sunday night. Why does this full moon have such a crazy name? It all has

Great white shark will spend the weekend in Southwest Florida

18 Jan 2019 15:03

Nova, the 11-foot great white shark, is still swimming in the Gulf of Mexico

Continued improvements cause road closure in North Fort Myers

18 Jan 2019 14:44

From 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., drivers won't be able to travel down Corbett Road from north of Diplomat Parkway to south of Littleton Road. 

Detectives double search efforts for woman missing since 1995 in Charlotte County

18 Jan 2019 14:00

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is conducting an extensive search in Punta Gorda.

Fire destroys boat in Bokeelia

18 Jan 2019 13:37

A boat caught on fire in Bokeelia, near the Jug Creek Marina, on Friday morning.

Florida man identified among 3 Americans killed in Syria bombing

18 Jan 2019 13:02

A Florida man is identified as one of the victims in a deadly attack claimed by ISIS in Syria on Wednesday.

Woman dead, three hospitalized after crash in Naples

18 Jan 2019 12:53

A crash killed an 82-year-old Naples woman and sent three others to the hospital in Collier County on Thursday night.

Five Things to Know: Jan. 18

18 Jan 2019 12:03

Five things to know before you go on this Friday, January 18th, 2019.

Nearly 400 migrants detained after crossing under fence into US

18 Jan 2019 11:40

Nearly 400 migrants burrowed under a fence on the US-Mexico border earlier this week and crossed into the United States, four sources familiar with the matter told CNN.

Tesla is slashing its workforce by 7 percent

18 Jan 2019 11:39

Tesla has announced plans to reduce its full-time workforce by 7% as it works to increase Model 3 production and cut prices.