One man was killed, two other people injured, in a lightning strike on Ft. Myers Beach. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says a man was walking with a woman and another man Tuesday afternoon when the lightning bolt struck.
Authorities have identified the pilot of a small plane that crashed into the waters off a southwest Florida island.
A young Florida panther, officials say, was found dead Wednesday.
Curt Clawson, a Republican businessman from Bonita Springs whose renown six months ago was limited to his hard-court days at Purdue University, is heading to Congress.
Voters in southwest Florida’s District 19 are going to the polls Tuesday in a special election to select a replacement for former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel.
The Lee County sheriff says a San Carlos Park man fatally shot three children, their mother and himself.
Police arrested a woman Friday on eight felony counts of animal cruelty after they learned she was featured in pornography that showed her killing and injuring animals.
An over abundance of octopuses are once again threatening to wreck the commercial stone crab season in the waters off Lee County.
Biologists are continuing to perform necropsies on eight pilot whales that died in shallow waters off southwest Florida.
A church van loaded with passengers from the Ft. Lauderdale area crashed on Interstate 75 in Lee County Saturday morning.