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Naples man killed in crash on I-75 south of Alico Road late Tuesday night

The Florida Highway Patrol said Bruce Koelber, 39, was southbound in the center lane of I-75 south of Alico Road at mile marker 126 shortly before midnight when another car crashed into the rear of his 2012 Pontiac Montana.

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 11:50:00

High school athletics: Bonita Springs High School Bull Sharks revel in new home

When the Bull Sharks players walked into their brand new, state-of-the-art field house for the first time Friday, a demonstrative roar rose from the facility.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-08-15 19:33:00

City approves renovations for downtown Bonita Springs

“The rezoning allows for the uses and the blending of the project, so being a mixed-use project, there’s a mix of commercial on site, and upper floor residential or other uses,” said Ryan Binkowski from Waldrop Engineering.

NBC 2 - 2018-08-15 23:01:00

Suspicious person investigation underway in Lehigh Acres

Deputies are conducting a suspicious person investigation in Lehigh Acres.Six marked and unmarked cars are at Milwaukee Boulevard near Petite Avenue.A helicopter and K-9 unit are also searching in the area.Copyright 2018 WBBH/WZVN (Waterman Broadcasting). All rights reserved.

NBC 2 - 2018-08-15 21:44:00

Fatal crash closes section of I-75 in Estero

A fatal crash has closed a section of I-75 in Lee County while officials conduct an investigation.Credit: ShutterstockA fatal crash has closed a section of I-75 in Lee County while officials conduct an investigation.The inside and center lanes of I-75 are both closed between Alico Road and Corkscrew

NBC 2 - 2018-08-15 10:10:00

2 Cape Coral men arrested for stealing 10 guns

Two men were arrested Wednesday after stealing 10 guns from a Cape Coral store.Police executed a search warrant at 147 Southwest 29th Street where 19-year-old Livan Rodriguez-Perez and 19-year-old Jeffrey Laferlita live and recovered the 10 guns.Authorities were tipped off about the two men Tuesday

NBC 2 - 2018-08-15 15:45:00

Bonita Springs family on ABC special, hosted by John Stamos, about people making a difference

TheWE Day Special, a program highlighting young people who are making a difference, will show the story ofthe Ciocca family of Bonita Springsand how a social networking app created by 18-year-old John Ciocca Jr. helped his brother, Christian Ciocca, 19, make friends after their family moved from New

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 18:00:00

Bonita Springs awaits FEMA funding for Hurricane Irma relief

It is a little less than a year after Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, and Bonita Springs is still waiting for help from FEMA.Bonita Springs said they're waiting for more than $6 million in reimbursement from the federal agency, but FEMA said they haven't filled out all the paperwork just ye

NBC 2 - 2018-08-14 23:02:00

Cape Coral police: ATF agents see gun-theft suspects lurking at crime scene

When investigators saw a suspicious person lurking around a crime scene, they followed their instinct and landed a couple of suspects — and 10 stolen guns, Cape Coral police say.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-08-15 17:02:00

Bonita looks good in blues: Triple shows open performance season

When the Performing Arts Center Bonita Springs gets the blues, everybody smiles. That's because Bonita's blues concerts are happy events, and the center is becoming known as the place to be for them.

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 19:07:00

Hiker found dead in Florida may have had ties to Louisiana, officials say

Based on several tips, investigators believe the victim may be Ben Bilemy. A hiker used that name to check into various hostels along trails in Virginia, Georgia and Florida, deputies said. He may have also used the trail names of "Denim" and/or "Mostly Harmless."

WDSU - 2018-08-14 20:10:00

Cape Coral police: Runaway teen threatened to kill family, officers

The family called police after he banged on their windows in the 1400 block of Southeast 31st Terrace early Saturday and threatened their lives if they didn't let him in the home, the report indicates.The officers flanked the teen after he appeared he was going to run, and they grabbed him by the ar


Oakes Farms wins $46.8 million federal contract

The set-aside for small business allows for the purchase of the company's fresh produce by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy for commissaries, restaurants and dining halls on military bases and by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for school lunches in


Woman rescued a mile off Fort Myers Beach

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Woman tells Cape Coral police drugs aren't hers after they find her sitting on them

A woman arrested for drug possession admitted she looked pretty guilty after police found her sitting on a bag of cocaine, but she denied it was hers, Cape Coral police said in a report.


Vehicle rollover snarls traffic on Veterans Memorial Parkway in Cape Coral

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Lee County school board candidate Louis Navarra arrested in Cape Coral

Louis Navarra, 73, was arrested Saturday and released from the Lee County Jail on the same day. He posted a $30,000 bond.


Flightdocs taking off in Bonita Springs

The company recently opened a 6,200-square-foot technology center to support its growth at the Riverview Corporate Center off U.S. 41, just north of the Imperial River.


Anonymous tip to Fort Myers police leads to arrests for drugs, weapon on Lockwood Drive

Fort Myers police responded to Lockwood Drive on an anonymous complaint of drug sales. Officers made contact with Trevon Tillman, 24, sitting in the front passenger seat of a white Nissan with a handgun in his pants pocket.


Gov. Scott issues state of emergency for Manatee, other counties, over red tide

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for the Gulf Coast, from Tampa Bay to Naples, due to rampant red tide.