Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.
After both blue-green algae and red tide plagued Southwest Florida for much of last summer, conditions have improved, but the protests for clean water continue.
A 22-year-old Immokalee is dead and a teenager is in critical condition after a crash in Highlands County on Saturday.
More than 120 decorated floats made the two-mile journey from Fort Myers High School through downtown on Saturday night, all apart of the largest nighttime parade in the southeastern United States.
A South Texas couple has been arrested after the remains of their 2-year-old daughter were found in a bucket apparently containing acid.
"A lot of them, like these individuals, they know they made bad mistakes, bad choices, but they want to do the right thing in life."
Two women had their purses stolen in back-to-back robberies in Fort Myers on Saturday afternoon.
Sixty-three more people have been infected with salmonella linked to raw turkey products in an outbreak that began in November 2017, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.
Five people were killed when a man who was being let go from his job opened fire at the Henry Pratt Co. in the Chicago suburb.
North Port Police have claimed victory over a reckless motorcyclist who led officers on a weeks-long, high-stakes game of cat and mouse.
A crash on Saturday morning sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries in Estero.
A car with two people inside caught on fire on Daniels Parkway in Lee County on Saturday morning.
The gunman at the Illinois manufacturing business where five employees were killed and five police officers were wounded was being let go by the company.
Authorities say a Florida police officer's gun accidentally fired outside a school.
Authorities say a Florida police employee sold department-owned guns and other equipment to a pawn shop.
The win had been a long time coming for the Green Wave against their Lee County rival, who has had their number of late.
A team of people at the University of Florida are trying to stop skimmers dead in their tracks by using a device called the skim reaper.
The change in plans came after days of growing protest in Hollywood.
Police found a stolen gun from one of the burglaries while searching the brothers' home on Elyton Drive.
The Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track in Bonita Springs is closing after voters chose to ban greyhound racing in November.
The clock is ticking for Florida lawmakers to legalize smokeable medical marijuana.
Greater Naples Fire said eastbound traffic on Vanderbilt Beach Road is significantly affected. Drivers are asked to avoid the area and seek alternate routes if possible.
People in Punta Gorda are getting a better taste at what fixing the pickleball sound problem at Gilchrist Park will cost them.
SR 29 and SR 82 will be expanded to have more lanes.
"It’s a lot more than just golf. You don’t see anyone frowning out here. The biggest thing I think is most people, 'Hey, I know that voice!' I guess it’s pretty true because that’s what I get," Brendan Cunningham said.
Callers pretending to be with Florida Power and Light are trying to get your money, and they’re more persistent than usual.
Collier County deputies swarmed a Naples gun range after a man rented a gun and proceeded to shoot himself.
You see people do it all the time, and maybe you're even guilty.
Several people have been injured in a crash involving multiple cars on I-75 near exit 111.
2019 marks the 81st year for the largest nighttime event in the southeastern United States. The parade will offer 129 floats this year and bring together as many as 200,000 people to the streets of Fort Myers.
A student at Lexington Middle School was arrested after making several school shooting threats on Snapchat.
Six police officers were injured in the shooting at the Henry Pratt Co. in the Chicago suburb. The shooter is dead, police said.
A 72-year-old North Fort Myers man has been found guilty of lying about his permanent residence to get FEMA disaster support.
A Lee County deputy has been placed on administrative leave, after someone recorded him elbowing a teen boy in handcuffs in the head.
Jarquel Jenkins is currently wanted for selling and distributing cocaine in Lee County.
The team made the announcement Friday.
The former San Francisco 49ers have settled their grievance cases against the NFL.
Traffic alerts for Friday, February 15.
A two-vehicle crash is being investigated.
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is looking for a gaming thief.
Law enforcement is looking for the man pictured in this story for using fake money.
Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville is one step closer as another building was demolished to make room for the seven-acre resort.
A Florida couple has been accused of starving their baby.
Rueters is reporting that Payless ShoeSource plans to close all 2,300 U.S. stores when it files for bankruptcy later this month, people familiar with the matter said.
The program would aim to lessen the waitlist for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship.
A white woman stopped on suspicion of drunken driving in Florida told a black deputy she would have the Ku Klux Klan burn crosses on his yard.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday.
A woman in Cape Coral woke up at 2 a.m. Thursday, to find her stalker at the foot of her bed wishing her a "Happy Valentine's Day."
Evinrude donated an engine and funds to train future boat mechanics at FMTC.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said if Trump declares a national emergency, Democrats could consider legal action to stop him.