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Confusing details emerge in unsolved Bonita Springs murder

A murder in Bonita Springs is still unsolved after 24 days. On October 29 investigators found a body inside a home on Squire Lane. A woman was killed and investigators believe whoever did it lit the house on fire. Now nearly a month later, neighbors and family members want to know what happened. "We

NBC 2 - 2017-11-23 07:16:00

Kava Culture bar opens in Bonita Springs, brings debated national trend to south Lee

Four years ago Caroline Rusher was working as a stewardess on private yachts in Fort Lauderdale. The work was non-stop. She felt stressed and had trouble sleeping at night. Then one of her friends took her to a kava bar, which served drinks made from the root of a plant grown in the Pacific Islands.

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 22:20:35

Death investigation under way in Bonita Springs

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies are investigating the discovery of a dead body in a wooded area of Bonita Springs Wednesday. Four in Your Corner was at the scene along Bonita Beach Road near the train tracks when the medical examiner removed a body from the scene. Deputies are investigating, but say th

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-22 19:58:55

Bonita Springs Charter School students thank first responders

FORT MYERS, Fla. Some of the youngest Hurricane Irma victims took to pencil and paper to honor those who helped them get through the storm. Students greeted first responders with gifts of appreciation Tuesday at Bonita Springs Charter School on Bernwood Drive. Eighth grader Marco Hanna and his class


Crash snarls traffic for portion of I-75 in Bonita Springs

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. A crash caused backups Tuesday morning on Interstate 75. The crash, which appeared to involve two vehicles, happened around 7:13 a.m. at mile marker 117, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The circumstances leading up to the crash were unclear. Count on WINK News to bring


Two Collier County students realize dreams of marching in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

It was a bittersweet Thanksgiving for Luis Nicacio, a Naples High senior who spent the holiday in New York City without his family to realize his dream of marching in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. "I've spent every Thanksgiving with my family, so it's hard for me to be here without them," he s

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 22:16:24

Slain Bonita woman surprised burglars before killing

Sarah Nicholson (Photo via Facebook) BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. A 34-year-old woman surprised burglars at her Bonita Springs home in the moments before she was killed last month, according to an obituary. Sarah Nicholson was found dead just before 6 a.m. after a fire at her home on the 26000 block of Squi

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 18:39:09

Go By Boat: Singer throws high-energy party at Fort Myers Beach

Entertainer Frank Torino knows how to throw a party. His high-energy show combines his talent for sounding like stars from Frank Sinatra to Elvis Presley to Tom Jones with the fact the only one he physically resembles is Jones. Torino's solution? Celebrate the fact he can't pull off looking like Elv

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-23 13:30:02

Fairfield girls dominate Iowa City Liberty 54-28

Fairfield jumped out to a quick lead against Iowa City Liberty, and extended their advantage to double-digits by the half, 31-15. The 5'10 junior Malory Jones says, "We got our confidence up a little bit, and now we're ready for the season." Fairfield jumped out to a quick lead against Iowa City Lib

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-11-22 17:04:50

Fairfield boys' basketball team scrimmages Cardinal at jamboree

The Fairfield boys' basketball team started the week with a 6 a.m. practice Monday, and finished the day some 14 hours later with a 42-6 half scrimmage victory over Cardinal. Austin Simpson and Collin Breen each had eight points. Breen and Waugh each ... The Fairfield boys' basketball team started t


How to break teenagers of their smartphone addiction

To the editor: The problem of cellphone/smartphone use among children has been thoroughly explored. We may even get tired of talking about it. Why? Because there are rarely any useful answers to the problem - practical, useful and realistic ... To the editor: The problem of cellphone/smartphone use

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-11-22 19:46:45

Why not locally sourced ornaments?

I was shocked and dismayed to read in the Nov. 16 Ledger that a $6,000 snowman was purchased from a catalog by the chamber for the downtown holiday display. Chamber people, what were you thinking? Fairfield has been working so hard to ... I was shocked and dismayed to read in the Nov. 16 Ledger that

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-11-22 19:15:10

Jury deliberating in trial of Waterloo man accused of threatening Sen. Joni Ernst

CEDAR RAPIDS - Federal Bureau of Investigation agents testified Tuesday that a Waterloo man admitted to sending three tweets "that could be perceived as threatening" to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst in August. Special Agent Thomas Reinwart testified in U.S. ... CEDAR RAPIDS - Federal Bureau of Investigation


Evergreen Cemetery receives $20,000 anonymous donation

The board of directors of the Fairfield Evergreen Cemetery Association announced recently it has received an anonymous pledge of up to $20,000 in the form of a matching grant to support the cemetery. Efforts are now underway to match the $20,000 gift ... The board of directors of the Fairfield Everg


Female doctors adjust lives to accommodate home

(Reuters Health) - Female physicians are more likely to make professional adjustments to accommodate their responsibilities at home, according to a new study. In particular, male doctors tend to have more help at home for childcare or elder care, the ... (Reuters Health) - Female physicians are more


Americans talk turkey, not politics or football at Thanksgiving table

WEST DES MOINES - Fewer Americans will talk about politics or football at the Thanksgiving table this year, while 96 percent of those dinners will still feature turkey. According to the 2017 Meyocks Thanksgiving Survey 1, 36 percent of Americans say ... WEST DES MOINES - Fewer Americans will talk ab


Hit-and-run crash ruins business owner's Thanksgiving

VICTORVILLE - Thanksgiving Day was marred by misfortune for one Old Town business owner after a hit-and-run crash the night before left her storefront in shambles. Alyssa Amaro, owner of Alafia Event Center, spent Thursday's early-morning hours surveying damage to her party-rental establishment whi

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-24 02:30:38

From joy to sorrow: Woman remembers day she met Johnny Unitas, learned President Kennedy had been killed

HESPERIA - Linda McGuyer is celebrating the 54th anniversary of the day she was swept away by euphoria only to be plunged into grief by the news that President John F. Kennedy had been killed. "It was the most confusing and exciting day of my life," McGuyer said. "It was also the most devastating."

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-22 17:26:20

Fontana man, 3 teens busted in Victorville for collecting $800 for child's phony funeral

A Fontana man and three other teens were busted Wednesday in Victorville after deputies learned they managed to scam motorists out of $800 for a child's phony funeral, San Bernardino County sheriff's officials said. Victorville sheriff's deputies received several calls Wednesday afternoon about a gr

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-24 01:24:03

Duo connected to multi-car theft spree arrested; officials warn against leaving vehicles running, unattended

HESPERIA - Authorities arrested a man and woman who reportedly stole several vehicles during a two-day crime spree. Eduardo Soto, 26, of Hesperia, and Regina Renee Deleon, 36, of Victorville, were arrested after San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials linked them to a rash of vehicle th

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-22 21:50:52