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Murder Mystery train full of passengers crashes into car on Fort Myers tracks
“It was just surreal that we’re in the middle of this murder mystery. We’re waiting to find out who the murderer is, and literally we collide with a car on the train, and you know, we have a new mystery to solve on board. Trying to figure out what did we hit, who did we hit, are they alive?”
Lee County Sheriff's Office arrests a woman who shot husband in Lehigh Acres home
Lee County sheriff's deputies responded to the man's home in the 3000 block of 7th Street West in Lehigh Acres where they found his wife, Sandra Denise McMillan, incoherent and under the influence of drugs.
Fort Myers Beach businesses say poor weather has hurt sales for holiday weekend
Fish washed up from the ocean waters somehow even managed to get stuck swimming in a flooded lot next to a bar on the island. However, with the weather turning, people are making their way back onto the streets.
Cape Coral teen blazing trail by playing for her school's baseball team
“You know, in one inning, I can change somebody’s mind. A lot of schools respected me,” Matthewson said.
Fatal accident shuts down Edison Bridge
LEE COUNTY, Fla. ---Lee County Sheriff's are responding to a traffic incident on Edison Bridge, Saturday morning.
Cape Coral police arrested married Punta Gorda couple linked to robbery
Cape Coral police said they spent weeks building the case and finding the Fouts. On Thursday, they arrested Samantha Fout at a Walgreens at 611 Burnt Store Road, and Cape Coral detectives worked with the US Marshals Task Force to arrested Jason Fout in North Fort Myers about the same time.
Fort Myers cancels memorial service due to Alberto
A Memorial Day gathering is canceled due to weather caused by subtropical storm Alberto.The 8th annual Tribute to America's Heroes hosted by the City of Fort Myers at Centennial Park was originally scheduled for Sunday night at 7 but in canceled because of the weather.For the latest updates about su
Boats, bikinis and a bag boy: Cape Coral's Southwest Florida Regatta Parade in 1988
On May 19, 1988, an estimated 3,000 people lined Cape Coral Parkway to watch the parade of boats in the 8th annual Southwest Florida Regatta Parade. The 40 to 50 boats in the parade were to compete in the off-shore power boat race at Fort Myers Beach that weekend. News-Press reporter, Alissa Algarin
Lee County Sheriff's Office arrests man for Fort Myers nightclub shooting
Richard Juval, 27, allegedly shot Tyrone Ortiz, 38, in the leg during an altercation in the parking lot of Viva Le Mirage around 1 a.m., according to an arrest report.
Northbound Del Prado Boulevard closed in Cape Coral crash
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A serious crash with injuries is causing road blockage in the northbound lanes of Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral Thursday morning.The crash happened shortly after 6 a.m. at the intersection with Hancock Bridge Parkway.Police say all northbound traffic on Del Prado is being re-
Drifting 50-foot dock washes up on Fort Myers Beach
"I felt that it was a hazard being out on the water with all the boating that will be going on for Memorial Day weekend," said John Renaldo, a Resident of Fort Myers Beach. "I was afraid that somebody might hit it at night."
Cape Coral charity hopes to link single moms, encourage them while breaking cycle of poverty
Nadege Borgat was a young drop out, pregnant and alone, landing at a home for single mothers, slouched in a chair with a hoodie covering her most of her face, when Mary and Bill Masters met her.
'Serious injury' crash shuts down busy intersection in Cape Coral
After the crash, the northbound lanes of Del Prado Boulevard were closed at the intersection of Hancock Bridge Parkway. The westbound lanes of Hancock going west towards Del Prado were also closed, as well as the eastbound lanes.
Cape Life: Why are so many people moving to Cape Coral and Lee County?
I mean, we already knew that Cape Coral was a great place to live, right? Now, the rest of the country is catching on. More and more people are flocking to the Cape and Fort Myers.Lee County ranks second nationwideon its list of “The Best 25 Places People Are Moving to in 2018”, according to U.S. Ne
Charlotte County middle school student in custody over social post
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Fort Myers prepares for potential flooding from weekend rain
Heritage Park nursing home says they asked the city to drudge a nearby stream ahead of the rain, and thankfully, the city responded right away and officials were out Thursday morning.
Special models get ready to struct their stuff on the catwalk in Cape Coral
CAPE CORAL, Fla. ---You're invited to a special event on Saturday, June 2nd. It's the 10th Anniversary Fashion Show and Auction to benefit Special Populations.
Office manager arrested following raid at south Fort Myers medical center
Eric Holland, of Cape Coral, is an office manager at the at the medical center, according to the sheriff’s office.
First Krispy Kreme store in Southwest Florida to open in 2018
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Many lovers of fresh doughnuts have been hoping to get a Krispy Kreme store in Southwest Florida for years. That wait will be ending soon.The first ever Krispy Kreme store in Southwest Florida is set to open in the fall.The store will be located at 4904 S. Cleveland Avenue in Fo
5 Things to know for Friday, May 25th
Last week, the White House sent its deputy chief of staff and his advance team to the North Korea city-state, the official said. "The North Koreans never showed up. The North Koreans didn't tell us anything. They simply stood us up." President Trump sent a letter yesterday canceling the June 12th su