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Bruno Air employee turns in another to Cape Coral police

WATCH at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. A Cape Coral police report was released Friday, detailing a possible air conditioner theft by a Bruno Air Conditioning employee. The report dates back to September 2017. A Bruno employee called police, when he spotted several air conditioners in the backyard of another emp


North Lee County 20/20 land buys approved

Pine Island Sound, Yucca Pens parcels among sites to enter negotiation phase. The latest batch of land parcels that Lee County has decided to pursue for its Conservation 20/20 program may be on the smaller side, but local experts say they're important pieces of the conservation puzzle.


Florida Governor Takes Action To Avoid Another Election 'Circus'

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — Saying "we cannot have another circus" Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday ordered the suspension of Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher and acknowledged the resignation of Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, formally terminating her duties. The ac


Continued improvements cause road closure in North Fort Myers

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Corbett Road in North Fort Myers will be closed nightly from Tuesday, Jan. 22 through Saturday, Jan. 26. From 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., drivers won't be able to travel down Corbett Road from north of Diplomat Parkway to south of Littleton Road.


Two people found dead in Fort Myers home Thursday

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Police are investigating after two people were discovered dead in a home in Fort Myers on Thursday. Police say family members called about a woman who was in her room and wouldn't answer their calls. When officers arrived at the home om Floral Drive near Lantana Street, they found


Crash on Chiquita Boulevard turns fatal for Cape Coral man

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police say one driver passed away in a two-vehicle crash on Chiquita Boulevard on Wednesday night. It happened just after 10 p.m. near the intersection with Gleason Parkway.


These are the companies that could build the new Lee Co. middle school

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - There is a small group of construction companies that could be selected to build a new Lee County middle school. The new building will be located near the intersection of Sunrise Boulevard and Richmond Avenue South in Lehigh Acres.


Food festivals something to savor from Everglades City to Cape Coral

Explore the world and dive into the ocean — without ever having to board a boat or plane. These food festivals, from Everglades City to Naples to Cape Coral, bring tacos, gumbo, local craft brews and massive amounts of garlic to a park near you.


Old man winter plans Florida visit

Old Man Winter wants to make sure January remains the coldest month of his season, so he’s packed his bags, topped off his tank and is ready to make another jaunt across the country. This time, he’s added Florida and The Villages to his itinerary. After experiencing an above-average high of 77 on Sa


One person killed in Cape Coral crash

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - One person died in a crash in Cape Coral early Thursday morning. It happened on Chiquita Boulevard South near Gleason Parkway shortly after midnight. Police temporarily shut down the southbound lanes and some northbound lanes to investigate, but traffic has since reopened.


At least one dead in head-on crash in Cape Coral

At least one person is dead after a two car head-on crash on Chiquita Boulevard S and 32nd Street. According to Cape Coral Police Department, all southbound lanes on Chiquita Boulevard S are shut down, with only one lane open northbound.


Florida Gets Celestial Treat In Total Lunar Eclipse On Sunday

FLORIDA — This Sunday evening, Floridians will get to see a free and rare show: A total lunar eclipse. Total lunar eclipse starts Sunday, 9:30 p.m. The full eclipse to begin around 10:30 p.m.


Officer sees two men ditching stolen vehicle in Cape Coral

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- One man is in custody and another is still on the run after police say they were seen dumping a stolen vehicle in northwest Cape Coral. According to a Cape Coral Police report, an officer in a marked patrol vehicle was at the 7-Eleven store on Burnt Store Road North early Wednesd


Video: Florida man chased down by horses while eluding arrest, deputies say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - After being approached by authorities on a roadway, a Florida man took off on foot and was chased down by horses before arrest, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.


5 Things to do this Weekend, January 18th to 20th in Southwest Florida

We are here to help you plan how to have fun this weekend in Southwest Florida. Add these fun events to your weekend's calendar!. Fort Myers, FL - Auto Faction and FGCU Car Club bring together their second annual FGCU Motor Show. Car/Truck/Motorcycle show featuring the attractive Exotic Vehicle Disp


Three women placed in executive positions by commercial property broker

FORT MYERS — Three executives have been placed in key positions by Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida. Promoted were Heather Adams to vice president of operations, Marina Joel to director of finance, and Gretchen Smith to director.


Man electrocuted while carving wood at Lee County workshop

Man electrocuted while carving wood at a workshop off Pine Ridge Road, south of Summerlin Road, Iona McGregor Fire Department confirms. Iona McGregor Fire Department Battalion Chief Mark Mascarelli says something went wrong while the man was carving wood.


Woman pulls gun on customer at Cape Coral hair salon when told to take a 'chill pill,' police reports say

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A woman has been arrested for pulling a gun out at a hair salon. According to police, she said her appointment was taking too long. It happened at the ‘Hair Cuttery,’ salon in Cape Coral off Del Prado Boulevard Sunday evening.


The Edison Festival of Lights Parade has a new route this year

FORT MYERS, FLa. — We're just one month away from the Edison festival of light grand parade in Fort Myers. This will be the 80th anniversary for the festival. There are already taped off areas along the parade route.


Invest in America’s Veterans Foundation to host two events

--- The Invest in America's Veterans Foundation will hold the grand opening of the Purple Heart Exhibit at the Southwest Florida Military Museum & Library Saturday, Jan. 26, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The exhibit will feature Florida 's 360 recipients killed in action since Sept. 11, 2001.