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Cape Coral police: Family member shot teen who threatened to kill them

One of the family members, who told police she feared he would carry out the threat, shot him with a 9 mm firearm.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-07-19 14:16:00

Abandoned dog rescued twice by Cape Coral police officer

"He had clean water all the time, and he's (fed) twice a day which is probably a big change," Zalenski said.

NBC 2 - 2018-07-19 21:12:00

Man's body found near Matanzas Pass identified

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.-- The Lee County Deputies have identified the man found dead in the water near Matanzas Pass. The man's body was found on July 8, 2018.

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-07-19 11:58:34

19 guns taken from a home in Cape Coral

“We’re always very cautious, but after hearing something like that we’re making sure all the doors are locked and all the windows are locked," neighbor Lysa Kennedy said.

NBC 2 - 2018-07-19 03:35:00

Man shot on Tropicana Parkway in Cape Coral

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police say a man was shot in Northwest Cape Coral Wednesday evening.He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.Police say the man was shot on Tropicana Parkway West, between Nelson Road and Chiquita Boulevard.

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-07-19 02:46:14

Woman shoots family member after he threatens to "kill family"

On July 18, 2018 at approximately 7 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to a call for service reference to a shooting.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-07-19 13:13:47

Video catches boy rake debris into Cape Coral canal

“When you get debris in the canal, it just piles up and piles up," neighbor Roiann Belmont said.

NBC 2 - 2018-07-20 04:32:00

Parents of daughter hit, killed by car days after Irma to sue Cape Coral

Would an 18-year-old girl still be alive if storm debris wasn’t covering a stop sign?That’s the argument her parents are making. They’re suing the City of Cape Coral after a driver ran a stop sign, hitting and killing their daughter.WINK News reached out to the City of Cape Coral, but they declined

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 00:44:01

Abandoned dog rescued by Cape Coral officer

CAPE CORAL, Fla -Despite being left with nothing but a bug infested bowl of food, an abandoned dog was delighted to see a Cape Coral Police officer who came to rescue him on July 3rd.The dog had been chained to a shed behind a home for several days, with no water and tethered to a choker. Both the

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-07-19 03:01:56

At least 1 person injured in Cape Coral shooting

The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m., and one person was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital, police said.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-07-18 23:45:54

Man with dementia reported missing in Cape Coral

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Authorities are asking for the community's help locating a man with dementia that has been reported missing out of Cape Coral.71-year-old Kenneth Lemacks was last seen leaving Cape Coral Hospital at 6:48 a.m. Wednesday.According to Lee County Sheriff's Office, Lemacks is 6’01” ta

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-07-18 17:58:38

Lake Boyz trial: Opening statements set to begin Thursday morning

Eric Fletcher, 30, Kwameaine Brown, 25, James Brown, 23, and 21-year-old Diante Davis are the first to face a jury. The arrests of the 22 men occurred in January of 2017 when Fort Myers police rounded up the men and accused them of being members in the Lake Boyz, an alleged gang out of Harlem Lakes

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-07-19 14:30:00

Lois Reiss has finger, palm, and footprints taken in front of judge

Accused killer Lois Reiss had her finger, palm, and footprints taken in court Wednesday following the court granting the State’s Motion to Require the Accused to Submit to Fingerprinting, Palm Printing, and Foot Printing last week.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-07-18 15:34:41

Florida Senator: Water releases, algae threatening home values in Southwest Florida

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - With more miles of canals than Venice, Italy, the City of Cape Coral boasts beautiful waterfront properties. But while the homes look nice, the state of the surrounding water can’t be ignored.“When it’s real bad, we can’t see anything,” said Tom Demogenes, a Cape resident for the

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-07-18 13:30:47

Cape Coral police: Man attacked girlfriend with chair for waking him up

Police said in a news release that Steven Barker, 37, of Cape Coral, also kicked an officer, and bit another before striking a nurse at the hospital.


Police called over 90 times to Fort Myers lounge

A new Fort Myers business is being questioned by city leaders after Fort Myers Police have been there more than 90 times.The Fly Lounge located along Colonial Boulevard has been operating as a restaurant and a nightclub since September. FMPD has had calls to service more than 90 times including inci


Krispy Krunchy Chicken crackles into Fort Myers — A JLB review in 3 Tweets

Last summer Thrillist named Krispy Krunchy Chicken "America's Best Fast Food Fried Chicken Chain." Thrilling, indeed. KKC is a franchise that often exists within other stores; inside a gas station, say, or a NYC bodega. Fort Myers got a freestanding location that's paired with a Mediterranean restau


5 things: Big John stands tall in Cape Coral lore

Big John was manufacturedin Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and transported on a flatbed truck to Cape Coral in June 1969. He left Missouri in two sections and arrived in three, his 15-foot standing torso having met a 14-foot highway overpass in Atlanta, head on. Head off, he continued his journey to Cape

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-07-18 13:34:00

Suspect sought in North Fort Myers robbery attempt

At 10:20 p.m. on July 17, the suspect entered a Circle K at 789 Pondella Road. He approached the clerk and brandished a knife saying, “dollar, dollar,” according to Crime Stoppers.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-07-18 11:56:15

While arresting teen fugitive, Cape Coral police find a second one with a gun

According to a news release issued by the department, the US Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force, with offices in Fort Myers, worked with the Cape Coral police to arrest the first teen.