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Suspects sought in weekend SWFL home invasion & robbery

There were cash, electronics, credit cards and personal identification information stolen from the home, according to Crime Stoppers. The suspects then fled in the resident’s 2018 Camaro.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-06-18 20:39:58

LCSO: Lehigh Acres home invaders take Xbox Ones, Camaro

Three suspects in an alleged home invasion robbery Saturday morning pointed firearms at six members of a Lehigh Acres family, repeatedly threatening to kill them during the heist, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-18 21:10:00

DUI charges for driver who caused wrong way crash in Fort Myers

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 40-year-old Dwayne Holliday was driving in a pickup truck southbound in a northbound lane near Miracle on 34th Street. That’s when a northbound car was unable to avoid the truck going the wrong way and hit it, sending the car airborne and into a northbound SUV.

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-18 12:20:43

Four south Floridians charged in SWFL International Airport rental vehicle theft scam

A Lee County Port Authority police report said the rental thefts happened at airports in Fort Myers, Naples, Orlando, and Palm Beach and at smaller rental locations around south Florida located outside airports.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-18 06:30:00

Mango thieves strike while Fort Myers couple is away

“I noticed that there was like a lot of Mangoes on the ground," said Monica Walker-Saco. "And we come out here several times a day picking them up and it was an unusual amount, so I walked into the tree and noticed all the broken branches and the bent fence.”

NBC 2 - 2018-06-19 04:04:00

Florida's First Lady visits children's learning center in Immokalee

Hundreds of children in SWFL are benefiting from the Guadalupe Center. And on Monday, some of them had the chance to meet Florida’s First Lady, Ann Scott.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-06-18 19:54:49

Cape Coral police: Woman hit car without knowing it, had license suspended 15 times

The witness said the driver, later identified as Kara L. Jones, 31, of Cape Coral, was on the grass, then weaving in and out of traffic, not using a signal, the affidavit reports. The witness saw the driver keep leaning into the passenger side, apparently searching for something.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-18 20:23:00

Family held at gunpoint during robbery, suspects on the run

Law enforcement needs the public's help identifying two people they believe held a Lehigh Acres family at gunpoint in their home during a robbery.Three armed, masked men broke into the home, located on Beck Street, just before 3 a.m. on Saturday, according to a press release.

NBC 2 - 2018-06-18 21:45:00

Cape Coral family catches shark on Caloosahatchee River fishing trip

“When I sat him down in that water, he flipped his head around like he was gonna bite me. I jumped back faster,” Wheelas said.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-06-17 20:53:54

Fort Myers man arrested in connection with fatal DUI crash

Dwayne Holliday, 40, of Fort Myers, was driving a 2012 Nissan Titan southbound on Ben C. Pratt Parkway in the inside northbound lane, approaching Miracle on 34th Street, troopers said.


Fort Myers teen boxer knocks out opponent in St. Peterburgs boxing match

FORT MYERS, Fla. ---One Southwest Florida teen hits the boxing ring, proving why he's a force to be reckoned with.

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-17 22:46:06

SWFL neighbors blame murky canal water on continued Lake O releases

One woman who lives in the area says only a month ago, she could see shells on the bottom of the canal, but now, the water is much too murky to see much of anything.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-06-17 21:53:16

Police searching for missing 48-year-old man

Cape Coral police are searching for a white man who went missing this weekend.Adrian Balas, 48, was reported as missing and endangered.

NBC 2 - 2018-06-17 16:14:00

Have you seen me? Police search for missing Cape Coral man

CAPE CORAL, Fla. ---Cape Coral Police need help locating a missing, endangered Cape Coral man.According to police, Adrian Balas was last seen leaving the 2800 block of Southwest 46th Terrace on June 16 in his 2012 4-door blue Toyota Tundra, with a Florida license plate number Y41FWI.Balas is describ

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-17 16:33:26

Teen shot in the stomach in Fort Myers

A 17-year-old was shot in the stomach Thursday night in Fort Myers.He was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.Crime seen tape was present at the 7-Eleven on the corner of Sutton Street and Evans Avenue.Police have not provided any further information at this


Lehigh residents say mine will harm environment

The mine would be located between Corkscrew Road and State Road 82, just south of Homestead Road.The company says lime rock is in heavy demand because it is used in the construction industry."They're digging holes in the ground, changing our environment, it's going to affect our water, it's not just


One killed, one arrested in Fort Myers alcohol-related, wrong-way crash on Ben C. Pratt

Fort Myers resident Dwayne Holliday, 40, was driving a 2012 Nissan Titan south in the inside northbound lane, straight into a 2008 Hyundai Elantra. Holliday was drunk, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.


Fort Myers apartment owner hit with fine for health and safety violations

"Roach infested, the walls soft, and the ceiling is falling in," as Jones described her apartment.


Man arrested after drunkenly returning rental car to wrong company, threatening employees

According to a Lee County Port Authority report, on Thursday night an officer was called to the car rental return area, where 53-year-old Danny Rech of Staten Island, New York was causing a disturbance.


Coast Guard assists Cape Coral family stranded on sandbar

St. Petersburg sector watch standers issued a Marine Assistance Request Broadcast asking boaters in the area for assistance. When the call went unanswered, a Fort Myers Response Boat was sent to the family. The crew brought the family, uninjured, to the Fort Myers station.