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Alligator swims at the beach near Bonita Springs
"Rare alligator sighting today at the Island!" Captain Jessica DeGraw of Island Time Dolphin and Shelling Cruises, Inc. posted on their Instagram page.
Cape Coral police: Woman hit car without knowing it, had license suspended 15 times
The witness said the driver, later identified as Kara L. Jones, 31, of Cape Coral, was on the grass, then weaving in and out of traffic, not using a signal, the affidavit reports. The witness saw the driver keep leaning into the passenger side, apparently searching for something.
Suspects sought in weekend SWFL home invasion & robbery
There were cash, electronics, credit cards and personal identification information stolen from the home, according to Crime Stoppers. The suspects then fled in the resident’s 2018 Camaro.
Mango thieves strike while Fort Myers couple is away
“I noticed that there was like a lot of Mangoes on the ground," said Monica Walker-Saco. "And we come out here several times a day picking them up and it was an unusual amount, so I walked into the tree and noticed all the broken branches and the bent fence.”
Alligator seen swimming off Southwest Florida beach Monday
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LCSO: Lehigh Acres home invaders take Xbox Ones, Camaro
Three suspects in an alleged home invasion robbery Saturday morning pointed firearms at six members of a Lehigh Acres family, repeatedly threatening to kill them during the heist, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.
Local mayor asks other mayors to help stop Lake Okeechobee water release
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - TheSanibel mayorwill meet with the local city councils to try and stop the Lake Okeechobee water releases from depositing polluted water into the Caloosahatchee River.He wants all six Lee County mayors to join together to find a solution to stop the water releases .On Monday he'll
Four south Floridians charged in SWFL International Airport rental vehicle theft scam
A Lee County Port Authority police report said the rental thefts happened at airports in Fort Myers, Naples, Orlando, and Palm Beach and at smaller rental locations around south Florida located outside airports.
Fort Myers man arrested in connection with fatal DUI crash
Dwayne Holliday, 40, of Fort Myers, was driving a 2012 Nissan Titan southbound on Ben C. Pratt Parkway in the inside northbound lane, approaching Miracle on 34th Street, troopers said.
23-foot-long python swallows Indonesian woman
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A 7-meter-long (23-foot-long) python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday.
Coast Guard assists Cape Coral family stranded on sandbar
St. Petersburg sector watch standers issued a Marine Assistance Request Broadcast asking boaters in the area for assistance. When the call went unanswered, a Fort Myers Response Boat was sent to the family. The crew brought the family, uninjured, to the Fort Myers station.
Father's Day freebies around SWFL
On the hunt for Father’s Day freebies around SWFL?Spending time with dad is sometimes the best gift you can give, but some free things will probably put a smile on his face too.Check out the places listed below where dad won’t have to spend a dime on Sunday.Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Mye
Father, son beaten by robbers during Cape Coral home invasion
A father and son were beaten by armed men Friday afternoon during a robbery in Cape Coral.According to the son, multiple men entered their home on SE 17th Terrace and demanded cash. The robbers then hit both men in the face with their guns before stealing $1,500.
Fort Myers apartment owner hit with fine for health and safety violations
"Roach infested, the walls soft, and the ceiling is falling in," as Jones described her apartment.
Dead bodies found at Walmart stores and parking lots is a phenomenon. Here's why it's happening
Toward the end of his life Unger, sporting a flowing white beard and well-off financially thanks to his handcrafted jewelry business, sought sanctuary in the idea of living simply.
Man armed with airsoft gun causes shooter scare in Naples
Deputies said Loduca was currently out of jail on bond for a previous narcotics arrest. As deputies investigated, they discovered the gun Loduca carried was an airsoft gun. According to reports, the airsoft gun had no markings or an orange cap at the end of the barrel distinguishing it from a real o
Hertz parked (again) on list of 'The Worst Companies to Work For'
This year Hertz Global Holdings Inc., headquartered in Estero, ranked as the 13th worst company to work for — out of 18 — on a list generated by24/7 Wall St., an online financial news and opinion company.
Man shows friend how to load gun, then uses it to rob him in Cape Coral
According to Cape Coral Police, earlier this month, Elder sold the victim a handgun. Then on Wednesday, Elder contacted the victim and offered to sell him some ammunition. The man agreed and Elder went to the man's home on Diplomat Parkway E.
Coast Guard rescues family of 6 on stranded boat near Sanibel Island
Watchstanders received a call from the Cape Coral family around 7:30 p.m., stating their boat ran aground four miles southwest of Sanibel Isalnd, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
One shot in southeast Cape Coral
One person was shot in Southeast Cape Coral. It happened around 5pm Friday on Southeast 17th Terrace. That's just off Academy Boulevard.The victim was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance.No one has been arrested.