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Lee County commissioner charged with DUI after crash in Cape Coral

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A current Lee County commissioner was charged with DUI Tuesday evening after police say he displayed signs of impairment following a crash. District 1 Commissioner John Manning is facing one charge of DUI with property damage. According to Cape Coral Police, Manning was at fault

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-20 14:56:27

Cape Life: Seawalls crumbling in Cape Coral - and a Lee commissioner charged with DUI

Happy Wednesday, Cape Coral friends! I hope all of you are recovering well from the effects of Irma and life is beginning to get back to normal. Let's check out some of the top stories in Cape Coral. Got a seawall on your canal that needs repair? You're not alone. Untold numbers of household owners

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 15:50:17

Lee County Commissioner John Manning arrested for DUI in Cape Coral

Lee County Commissioner John Edward Manning was arrested in Cape Coral for one charge of driving under the influence and two charges of DUI property damage Wednesday morning. A report by the Lee County Sheriff's Office said Manning was booked into the Lee County Jail at 1:56 a.m. The booking sheet l

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 13:27:44

Relief in sight for Cape Coral residents after Hurricane Irma

CAPE CORAL, Fla. Yard debris cleanup began Wednesday after downed trees, branches and tree limbs lined the streets of Cape Coral for more than a week in the wake of Hurricane Irma. CAPE CORAL, Fla. Yard debris cleanup began Wednesday after downed trees, branches and tree limbs lined the streets of C

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:54:14

Stout: Cape Coral council needs to act on golf course

On Monday, the Cape Coral City Council could have voted to change the action on the land use of the 175-acre former golf course. This was the last meeting where this action could be taken without the property owner having to start the process again. The four who voted not to allow the change are Ma

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 12:53:14

Cape Coral: Five things to do this week, including Peace Day in the Park

Gatlin The former Nashville recording duo plays everything from Broadway to pop to - yes - country music. 7-9:30 p.m. $5. Cape Cabaret, 4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral. 549-3000 or capecabaret.com SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 Liquid Spiral The experimental Orlando prog-rock band delves into melodic vocal

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 12:00:02

Rollover crash in southwest Cape Coral fatal to 18-year-old city woman

A rollover crash on Saturday resulted in the death of Jessica Ann Green, 18, of Cape Corl. Shortly before 5 p.m. officers responded to the intersection of SW 8th Court and SW 32nd Terrace where a white 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV driven by Chauncey Davis II, 52, of Cape Coral, had collided with a blac

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-19 13:25:17

Ask JLB: Following Irma, readers say thanks to restaurants in Fort Myers, Cape Coral

When life is chaotic, we find comfort in food. We asked readers which restaurants stepped up following Hurricane Irma. And their list of thank-yous went on and on. Here are just a few: Can you guys please give a shout out to Domino's Pizza? They opened (many stores Monday) because they knew people

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-19 15:00:02

Cape Coral mulls seawall cost assistance program

CAPE CORAL, Fla. A cost assistance program may become available to residents as seawalls continue to crumble in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The seawall damage repair cost assistance program is still in the early stages of planning, city officials said. The city hopes to receive assistance from the F

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 17:13:10

Mexico earthquake topples buildings, kills more than 200 people

At least 226 people have died following a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico Tuesday, according to a tweet from Luis Felipe Puente, National Coordinator of Civil Protection of the Ministry of the Interior. Of those killed, more than half were in the country's capital, according to Puente. Res

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-20 13:29:48

Payment deadlines extended for Cape utilities project

CAPE CORAL, Fla. Homeowners on the north side of the city will get extra time to pay for the next phase of a massive utilities project. The city has extended the initial prepayment period for the next phase of its Utilities Extension Project from Sept. 30 to Oct. 31 because of Hurricane Irma, spokes

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:00:47

New subcontractors arrive to help pick up Cape debris

Ten days after Hurricane Irma tore up trees and battered homes, the city of Cape Coral is finally getting some help with its curbside debris collection. A new subcontractor starting picking up piles of debris in neighborhoods near the Cape Coral Yacht Club on Wednesday. One day earlier workers fro

NBC 2 - 2017-09-21 01:41:00

Irma's effects linger for many in Lehigh Acres

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. Residents are making adjustments as a persistent lack of power becomes the new normal for some. LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. Residents are making adjustments as a persistent lack of power becomes the new normal for some.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 17:54:17

APNewsBreak: 'Why me?' Survivor recounts flash flood horror

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cesar Garcia wipes his eye as he talks about how he and other family members survived the Payson, Ariz., flash flooding this summer that killed 10 other family members, at his home, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cesar Garcia, right,

NBC 2 - 2017-09-21 01:39:00

PHOTOS: Hurricane Maria bears down on Puerto Rico

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed heavy flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis. SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - SEPTEMBER 20: Felled tree

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-20 21:32:19

Seth Soffian: High school sports too rah-rah with many still hurting from Irma

The Fort Myers High School football team held a practice Saturday morning. Dangerous weather, including Hurricane Irma has forced cancellation of three consecutive football games in Lee County. Ricardo Rolon / news-press.com It almost sounded like a wave of Super Bowl parties rolling through my nei

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:06:59

Groom asks guests to pay for wedding expenses

We all know weddings are expensive. Food, drinks, hiring a DJ, and renting a venue are just among the many costs a couple are expected to pay for. But what if a couple asks for some help on wedding costs? One couple in England are asking for their guests to cover wedding expenses, according to the

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 03:56:41

19 less-obvious wedding costs to bake into your budget

When you hear wedding bells, you often see dollar signs. But there are additional costs to consider besides basic ones like the venue, dress, photographer and cake. Here are some often overlooked wedding expenses and how to budget for them.Before the wedding1. Engagement, bachelor and bachelorette p

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 02:56:18

'Stupid' Australia refugee deal that Trump hates goes ahead

The Australian refugee deal that US President Donald Trump once derided as "stupid" and "horrible" is happening. The first group of refugees being held at Australian offshore detention centers on Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus Island will leave for the US in the "coming weeks," the Australian go

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 01:52:03

Four children missing, AMBER Alert issued

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - An AMBER Alert has been issued out of Manatee County for 4 children. Joseph Gadeaun, a white 10 year old boy, Jacqueline Gadeaun, a white 8 year old girl, Jocelyn Gadeaun, a white 6 year old girl, and Jowella Gadeaun, a white 12 year old girl. The children were last seen in

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 01:03:47