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Fatal crash closes section of I-75 in Estero

A fatal crash has closed a section of I-75 in Lee County while officials conduct an investigation.Credit: ShutterstockA fatal crash has closed a section of I-75 in Lee County while officials conduct an investigation.The inside and center lanes of I-75 are both closed between Alico Road and Corkscrew

NBC 2 - 2018-08-15 10:10:00

Woman charged with kicking, punching and ripping out the hair of staff at Florida hotel

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) -- Officers arrested a Pennsylvania woman for allegedly kicking, punching and ripping out the hair of staff at a Florida hotel.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-14 06:42:45

Dead dolphin found on Fort Myers Beach

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.-- A viewer sent Fox 4 this picture of a dead dolphin washed up on Fort Myers Beach. Lisa Depalma took this photo over the weekend-- it's the latest dolphin to end up dead in the Gulf's waters.Last week, at least nine dead dolphins were found off the coast of Sarasota. Scientis

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-08-14 15:10:40

$1 million lottery ticket sold in Cape Coral

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral man got a million dollar present the day after his birthday with a lucky Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket.43-year-old Robert Mulroy claimed a $1 million prize on a $25 scratch-off ticket in the $10,000,000 World Class Cash game.He purchased his ticket at the 7-Elev

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-08-14 18:07:32

Cape Coral man wins $1M from lottery scratch-off game

Robert Mulroy, of Cape Coral, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, one day after celebrating his 43rd birthday. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $748,000.00.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 17:53:17

Bonita Springs family on ABC special, hosted by John Stamos, about people making a difference

TheWE Day Special, a program highlighting young people who are making a difference, will show the story ofthe Ciocca family of Bonita Springsand how a social networking app created by 18-year-old John Ciocca Jr. helped his brother, Christian Ciocca, 19, make friends after their family moved from New

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 18:00:00

Governor Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak in Southwest Florida

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency for seven Florida counties, including Lee, Collier and Charlotte, due to the impact of red tide.

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 17:10:00

Man arrested after stealing man's bag, hitting him in the head

A man is facing charges for stealing another man's clothes and hitting him on his head.39-year-old Lupe Estrada told police that Alto Thomas, 48, stole his clothes bag and rode away on a bike while he was walking along Cleveland Avenue Aug. 9.

WZVN-TV - 2018-08-14 18:27:00

Police looking for man who robbed Cape Coral Subway at gunpoint

Around 9:30 p.m., a man wearing a bandanna walked into the Subway restaurant at 428 Del Prado Boulevard N. and showed a handgun to the manager while the employee was locking up, according to police.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 13:13:11

Hiker found dead in Florida could be from New York

A hiker used that name to check into various hostels along trails in Virginia, Georgia and Florida, deputies said.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-08-14 18:47:00

What’s next in the battle against red tide after emergency declaration? Here’s what we know.

Red tide continues to persist along the beaches in Manatee County and is beginning to seep into canal systems. The good news is that it will eventually subside, but what will be the long-term impact?

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-08-14 14:05:00

Vehicle rollover snarls traffic on Veterans Memorial Parkway in Cape Coral

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FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-08-13 13:08:49

Woman rescued a mile off Fort Myers Beach

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Cape Coral police ask for help identifying burglary suspect

(Photo: Cape Coral Police Department)Cape Coral police are hoping the public can help them identify a pair of burglary suspects.According to police, the thefts took placed about 12:45 a.m. Thursday in the 1900 block of Four Mile Cover Parkway.In a surveillance video, a male opens the door to a BMW w

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-08-13 16:09:00

Mom left to raise six kids after husband dies in motorcycle accident

CAPE CORAL, Fla., -- One mother is left to raise six kids alone after her husband died in a motorcycle accident, Monday. She speaks to Fox 4 on how her family is trying to move on.


Dead dolphin washes up on Fort Myers Beach

Credit: Lisa DePalmaA dead dolphin washed ashore on Fort Myers Beach on Sunday morning, according to witnesses.Lisa DePalma was on the beach when she captured images of the dead dolphin in front of the Sunset Condominiums.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed it received a


Hurricane Charley hit Southwest Florida 14 years ago Monday

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- 14 years ago Monday, Hurricane Charley made landfall in Southwest Florida, severely impacting people in Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte.On August 13, 2004 – Friday the 13th -- Hurricane Charley made landfall on Captiva Island and moved into Charlotte County, causing $13 bill

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-08-13 12:26:43

Algae cleanup test continues Monday near Cape Coral Bridge

So far, Lee County reports that 17 tankers have removed 5,000 gallons of water and algae “slurry” each for a total of 85,000 gallons.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-08-13 12:56:05

"Hands Along the Water:" Floridians stand united in support of clean water

Thousands of people came together on Sunday morning throughout the state of Florida to join hands and join forces to make it known how important clean water is.Organizers called it "Hands Along the Water."More than 30 different beaches along Florida's coast served as the setting for the show of soli


Motorcyclists ride to honor Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

As the morning grew late, more and more riders arrived at Stu's Motorcycles to participate in the ride meant to honor a fallen, local hero. Many riders woke up early to make their way to the shop join the crowd that had gathered all during the morning.