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Parents worry about homeless sex offender on LaBelle streets
A sexual predator is out on the streets of LaBelle -- literally. A sexual predator is out on the streets of LaBelle -- literally.
Two Fort Myers residents killed, three-year-old seriously hurt in crash along I-75 Sunday
Two Fort Myers residents were killed and three others were injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash along I-75 near Colonial Boulevard. The Florida Highway Patrol said Diego Lopez, 26, and Maria Miguel, 19, were killed when the 2013 Nissan Rogue he was driving northbound in the outside lane of
Artist Carlos Gonzalez challenges people to recycle
Local artist Carlos Inocente Gonzalez challenged 25 different organizations and people to recycle as many bottle caps as they could for a month. Among the organizations were the adult school of LaBelle, Bridge Street Coffee Company, Rick’s Barber Shop, The Girl Scouts of LaBelle, Barron Park Gallery
Man stabbed 4 times in Immokalee
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies are investigating after a man was stabbed four times in Immokalee late Saturday night. It happened just before midnight at 860 Cucumber Lane when a man stabbed another man after a confrontation between the two, sources said.
LCSO deputy presence in Lehigh Acres blocking intersection
Law enforcement put back up crime scene tape around a neighborhood in Lee County that experienced a separate incident the day before. Lee County Sheriff’s Office blocked off an intersection in Lehigh Acres surrounding a car Sunday.
Michael Martinez represents West Point in LaBelle
Michael Martinez, graduated from LaBelle High school in 2015 and is currently a Senior Cadet at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. Normally cadets are released to go home to their families the day before Thanksgiving day but there is an option for cadets to increase their total le
2018 Veterans Park “Makeover” Community Project
Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Director and youngest member of the 2018 Swamp Cabbage Pioneer Family, Ramiro Rodriguez, would like to thank all the business and organizations that made the Veterans Park Project possible.
Lehigh Acres shooting leaves one with 'significant injuries,' Lee County deputies report
One person is hospitalized with "significant injuries" after an early morning shooting in Lehigh Acres, deputies report. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a shooting about 5:30 a.m. today at the 400 block of Robert Avenue.
5 things to know for Dec. 10
After a breezy and rainy Sunday, the weather will be more calm but cooler Monday. See your full forecast here. Deputies are investigating after a man was stabbed four times in Immokalee late Saturday night.
Marina Bay: Where Luxury and Value Meet in Fort Myers
Luxury meets value in Fort Myers, with the addition of the Marina Bay development. This new, gated community not only offers up some sensational new home designs, but also an array of added extras that come with home ownership in this impressive community.
One hospitalized after shooting in Lehigh Acres
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One person was taken to the hospital following a shooting in Lehigh Acres on Saturday morning. Deputies said they responded to a report of shots fired on the 400 block of Robert Avenue around 5:30 a.m., although neighbors said they heard gunshots about two hours earlier.
County commissioners tweak solid-waste law
CLEWISTON — Hendry County commissioners finally approved some “cleanup” amendments this month to the solid waste ordinance that they’d authorized in the spring and then put off during the summer when related concerns arose. But their tougher decision-making on providing large-capacity bins/toters fo
Helms Road Extension nears completion
LaBelle, Fla. – The Helms Road Extension project, a four-lane highway extending from State Road 80 west of LaBelle to State Road 29 south of LaBelle, is funded 100 percent by FDOT and is nearing completion.
Don't want to cook for the holidays? Here are 12 Southwest Florida restaurants open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
On Christmas Day, you can have all the glazed country hams, all the puddings and all the yule logs your heart desires, but without any of the mess. Two thumbs up for buffets. A number of Southwest Florida restaurants — from Naples to Fort Myers, Bonita Springs to Cape Coral — will be open Christmas
Surveillance video shows 3 men breaking into Lehigh Acres home
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Detectives are looking for three men who they said broke into a Lehigh Acres home on Nov. 30th. Surveillance footage caught the men looking into one bedroom. Law enforcement said one man got inside the house through a window and unlocked the front door to let in the other men.
Hendry County Road & Bridge Report
LABELLE — On Nov. 29, the Hendry County Road & Bridge Department released a report on projects completed from Oct. 29 through Nov. 12. Mowing: Cowboy Way, County Road 78, Port LaBelle subdivision and Fort Denaud Road.
LCSO investigating early morning shooting in Lehigh Acres
At approximately 5:30 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to the 400 block of Robert Avenue in Lehigh Acres in reference to a shooting. One person was taken to a local hospital with significant injuries, LCSO said.
Toxic sludge from Fort Myers now headed to Polk County
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The truckloads of toxic sludge that has been removed from a contaminated site in Dunbar now has a closer destination in state. The sludge had been en route to a cement plant in Theodore, Alabama via dump truck, but that plan was nixed this week due to practical reasons.
Men arrested during drug raid at Fort Myers home
Detectives arrested two men as part of a drug investigation in Fort Myers. Members of the Fort Myers Police Department and Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 18-year-old Jabari Hampton and 41-year-old Theodoric Moran Thursday during a search at their home on South Street, where they found cocaine,
Fort Myers, Cape Coral: 40 new restaurants open and coming soon
It’s been a busy few weeks for local restaurateurs. The holidays promise a bounty of new restaurants, to join the dozens of newbies that have already opened throughout Southwest Florida this fall. As peak tourist season approaches, the pressure mounts for these new concepts to open and rake in the v