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Selling cats and dogs could soon be illegal in Cape Coral

“What you see on TV is the truth of it, it’s horrifying. They’re in cages, one atop each other, full of poo and urine, matted and knotted,” Galloway said.

NBC 2 - 2018-09-17 23:34:00

Cape Coral waives bid procedures for algae cleanup efforts, approves Fort Myers pipeline

City Council unanimously approved the resolution Monday to waive procurement procedures for "several algae mitigation strategies" the city has identified, including a partnership with Ecological Laboratories Inc., according to a city memo. District 2 council member John Carioscia was absent for the

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-09-17 22:32:00

Cape Coral police: Woman left scene, crawled into bed and refused to leave

Witnesses identified the SUV and license plate, with two of them following Alicia Suarez to her home on Sands Boulevard, the report indicates. The witnesses parked across the street until police arrived, identified the SUV, and gave a description of the driver, later identified as Suarez, 28.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-09-17 16:57:00

Body cam video: 6-foot alligator captured in Cape Coral yard

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police have released body camera video of a trapper capturing a 6-foot alligator in a Cape Coral yard on Sunday.According to Cape Coral Police, officers responded to a home around 9 a.m. Sunday where an alligator was in a fenced back yard.A trapper was called to the scene and saf

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-09-17 14:25:52

Cape Coral restaurants: Ginger Bistro brings dim sum to Shops at Surfside

Ginger Bistro, known for its Chinese dim sum dishes and Hong Kong-style barbecue, opened its second location in Cape Coral on Sept. 10.Annabelle Tometich/The News-PressFullscreen

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-09-18 12:00:00

Crews closing Cape Coral street for sewer main installation

The city of Cape Coral confirmed Monday evening that SW 17th Place will be closing between SW 33rd and SW 34th Streets for several days while crews install new sewer mains.The city of Cape Coral confirmed Monday evening that SW 17th Place would be closing between SW 33rd and SW 34th Streets for seve

NBC 2 - 2018-09-17 23:12:00

Car crash on U.S. 41 closes bridge over Caloosahatchee River

According to Fort Myers Police, the crash is on the southbound side of the U.S. 41/Caloosahatchee bridge, on the North Fort Myers side.

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-09-18 13:01:00

SWFL Peace Day spreads peace, love and positive vibes at Fort Myers' Alliance for the Arts

That inner voice — what VanDyne calls Spirit, another name for God or a universal energy — is what he says told him to foundSWFL Peace Day11 years ago. And it’s what told him to keep the annual event in Fort Myers this year, instead of its previous home in Cape Coral.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-09-17 14:00:00

Cape Coral middle-schooler tops among women in Captiva race

Another Cape Coral athlete, Ross Lenehan, came in tops overall in a time of 42:28. The victory was his second triumph in Captiva in three years.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-09-16 20:56:00

Crash on southbound I-75 is blocking traffic in Bonita Springs

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Southbound traffic on Interstate 75 is backed up due to a crash blocking most lanes.The crash happened approximately 7:30 am near mile marker 120. That's just south of the Corkscrew Road exit (#123).A vehicle in the roadway is blocking traffic, which is using the shoulder to go

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-09-17 11:59:19

36-year-old Fort Myers man faces life in prison for sexual activity with a child

A jury on Friday found Charlie James Jackson guilty of three counts of sexual activity with a child, one count of lewd or lascivious molestation and one count of lewd or lascivious exhibition, the state attorney's office said. The trial lasted three days in Lee County.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-09-17 19:34:00

Fort Myers man arrested for exploiting elderly Palm Beach County couple

As the William and Elizabeth Cabral’s “financial adviser,” they trusted Del Rio with their money, approximately $900,000 worth according to police reports.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-09-17 21:32:51

Cape Coral mansion known as the 'Crown Jewel' sells for over 4-million

If you have ever been down Amanda Court in Cape Coral, one of the first things you notice is the 18,000 square foot mansion known as the “Crown Jewel.”


Teen reported missing and endangered in Cape Coral

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Cape police need your help finding a teenager who officers say hasn't been seen since 6 a.m. Thursday morning.The say 15-year-old Kencade Godfrey is about 5’9” tall, and has brown eyes and hair.He is considered missing and endangered as a threat to himself.If you know where he is


Syracuse Football: Top graded players against Florida State

Which players stood out the most during the Syracuse football team’s big win over Florida State inside the Carrier Dome on Saturday?Well, well, well, the defense of the Syracuse football team stepped up in a major way against the Florida State Seminoles this past weekend.

INSIDETHELOUDHOUSE.COM - 2018-09-17 11:35:45

Police close Cape Coral street due to sinkhole

Police are at the scene of a potential water main break and sinkhole in Cape Coral at the 3200 block of Agualinda Boulevard.The northbound lane of Agualinda Boulevard is blocked off.The area of the sinkhole is between Ida Baker High School and Gulf Elementary School.Road crews are on scene to dig up


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: South Florida

Illinois lost to South Florida. You know that. Let’s move on to the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.The GoodPatrick Gorski-USA TODAY SportsCorbin and Epstein combo show what this offense can becomeThe second drive was a thing of beauty as Illini Offensive Coordinator Rod Smith showed what this offense c

THECHAMPAIGNROOM.COM - 2018-09-17 13:05:01

Wayne Kirkwood's leadership, impact on Cape Coral felt throughout community

Wayne Kirkwood joined the Cape Coral Community Foundation, sometimes referred to as The Cape Foundation, in July 2014 and is a member of the executive committee.


5 things: The building of Cape Coral was a team effort

Whatever else one may say about it, the relentless growth of Cape Coral is a phenomenon that, on some mystical level, defies explanation. Could it be propelled, even now, by the sheer force of the energy that went into creating Cape Coral in the first place? Charles Cavanaugh related his experiences


Man sentenced to four years for child pornography in Cape Coral

40-year-old Mark Ingraham wasarrested May 3,2018by Cape Coral Police and the FBI after a search of his home and computer revealed he was in possession of child porn from January 3, 2018.