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Lehigh Acres couple arrested after authorities deliver more than 4,000 Xanax pills to their home

A Lehigh Acres couple was arrested after authorities conducted a delivery of more than 4,030 Xanax pills at their home. Daniel Crossen, 28, is accused of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possessions of a firearm by a convic

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-03-20 19:10:04

Fort Myers man arrested in connection with 2017 fatal shooting

An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a 2017 fatal shooting, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. Forensic evidence led detectives to arrest Willie Davis, 18, of Fort Myers, who faces charges of second-degree murder and robbery with a firearm, deputies said. The body of

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 00:30:41

Fort Myers teen arrested for murder

FORT MYERS, Fla. --- Lee County Sheriff's making an arrest in the fatal shooting of a teenager at the Lago Del Sol apartment complex. Investigators have arrested 17-year-old Willie Davis of Fort Myers, after they say forensic evidence linked Davis to the crime. "Our detectives did a great job takin

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-03-21 00:22:49

2 teens execute gift card scam in North Fort Myers

People in a North Fort Myers neighborhood are warning each other about a scam targeted to get your cash. Neighbors in Waterway Estates said two teenagers have been going door to door trying to sell gift cards for the Riverdale High School football team. People said the pair approached them and said

WZVN-TV - 2018-03-21 01:59:00

Local artist suing Lee County over 'Shell Love Bug'

It's a battle for a beetle. A well-known Sanibel artist is suing Lee County over a Volkswagen Beetle, also known as the "Shell Love Bug." Pam Rambo designed the car, but Lee County bought the car in 2016 for about $7,500 to be used on National Seashell Day, a registered trademark owned by Lee County

NBC 2 - 2018-03-21 01:08:00

Country Singer films music video at Lani Kai

Country Singer Beau Broswell films music video at Lani Kai during Spring Break on March 14th, 2018. FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. --- Spring breakers getting a surprised when up-and-coming country artist, Beau Braswell, films his latest music video at Lani Kai on Fort Myers Beach. Rising singer, Beau Bras

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-03-20 21:11:46

Fort Myers Beach ranks as a top beach in TripAdvisor's 2018 awards

Play along seven miles of Gulf of Mexico coastline with white-sand beaches, shallow waters and gentle wavesCheck out the view from Matanzas Pass Bridge, aka "Sky Bridge."Shop, dine and meet friends at the pedestrian-friendly Times Square.Check out archaeological exhibits at the early-1900s Mound Hou

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-03-20 20:27:18

American Idol: Watch Cape Coral's Ricky Manning win a golden ticket. Now he's off to Hollywood.

Cape Coral native Ricky Manning just auditioned on Sunday's episode of "American Idol." And he impressed the judges so much, they gave him a ticket straight to the show's Hollywood rounds. "I'm having the best day of my life," Manning said on the episode after winning the golden ticket. "A song I th

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-03-19 20:36:43

North Fort Myers man alleged to have illegally used a net to catch nine sharks in the Gulf

A North Fort Myers man on probation for wildlife violations is facing more than a dozen charges including allegedly catching eight sharks over the state limit and using nets for those catches after wildlife officers saw him try to toss other fish into Jug Creek. Bryan David Becker, 34, remains in Le


Why bury a van? It happened in Cape Coral in 1983

I was recently researching a topic for you, when I came across the following. You have got to see this. This is priceless. If you ever get in a conversation about kooky Cape Coral, you'll have this tidbit to share. It's from a News-Press story by Frank Rinella, dated September 1, 1983. 1. On Wednesd


Thief jumps off balcony after stealing items on wild spring break night

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla., -- Spring break can get a little crazy at the Lani Kai on Fort Myers Beach. But after a thief jumped off a balcony after stealing personal items, even staffers say it's something they haven't seen before. "People seem to think they are Spiderman," said Melissa Schneider, Lan


Good Samaritan stops attempted kidnapping of teen in Fort Myers

A witness says he was at work when he heard a girl screaming in a back alley. "She was basically telling them to get away and to leave her alone and she was just trying to get away from the scene so she wouldn't get hurt anymore," the man said, who wishes to remain anonymous. He said he saw men grab


Attempted murder suspect arrested in grow house bust

While going after an attempted murder suspect, Lee County Sheriff's detectives said a big pot bust landed in their laps. The Lee County Sheriff's Office was investigating a house in Lehigh Acres while looking for attempted murder suspect Esiquio Salinas. The charges originated in Homestead. They fo


Lee County to weigh approval of $8.5 million road realignment in NE Cape Coral

The Lee County Board of County Commissioners could approve an estimated $8.5 million project next week to realign two roads and construct a roundabout in northeast Cape Coral. Kismet Parkway and Littleton Road both run east to west, but Kismet sits south of Littleton by about 200 feet. The city and


Sights from the Naples St. Patrick's Day Parade

St Patrick's Day is one of those universally celebrated holidays. The Irish rarely care about where you're from, because "everyone's Irish today". The Naples St. Patrick's Parade is no different, started in 1976 when Father Thomas Goggin and several other Irish folk from the St. Louis area decided t


Crash involving motorcycle shuts down road in Naples

A crash involving a motorcycle has closed roadways in Collier County. The crash happened at San Marcos Boulevard and Radio Road in Naples. The road is closed as a result. Seek an alternative route if possible. Emergency crews are on the scene. Stay tuned to NBC2 and NBC-2.com as more details emerge.


2 arrested in Lehigh Acres grow house bust

An attempted murder suspect arrest led authorities to a grow house bust, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. The United States Marshall's Task Force and the Lee County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Warrants Unit located suspect Esiquio Salinas, 37, Thursday at a home on the 300 block of Clarid


Local fisherman finds message in bottle

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mark Loren, owner and founder of Mark Loren Designs, dropped three messages in a bottle on Monday, Feb. 12 from a helicopter traveling along Lee County's coastline. Two bottles contained $2,500 gift certificates valid for any purchase or services at the Fort Myers gallery. The thi


Three Winn-Dixie stores in Lee County to close

When retailers close large stores or go out of business, operators of malls and strip centers have to get creative to fill the spaces or break them up into smaller spaces. The national trend has escalated in recent years and it's likely to grow. Casey Logan/news-press.com "The Beef People" are repo


Teen guilty of murder in Lehigh drug deal gone bad

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lehigh Acres man has been found guilty of murder by a jury for a 2016 shooting that left one man dead. 19-year-old Taroz'Jay Cherry faces up to life in prison after being found guilty of Second Degree Murder with Possession of a Firearm, Attempted Robbery with Possession of a F