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Suspicious person investigation underway in Lehigh Acres
Deputies are conducting a suspicious person investigation in Lehigh Acres.Six marked and unmarked cars are at Milwaukee Boulevard near Petite Avenue.A helicopter and K-9 unit are also searching in the area.Copyright 2018 WBBH/WZVN (Waterman Broadcasting). All rights reserved.
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
Scamming salesman tries to break into Lehigh home
“I was shaking. I was crying. I saw his face and he just like opened his eyes, looked down, and just ran," she said.
Sheriff's office sergeant on leave for inappropriate relationship with school principal
"There's nothing sexual about it and I think that's the thing that hurts the most, you know, is that you have a close friendship with somebody it's like because I'm a guy and she's a girl we're automatically having sex; do you know what I mean? That's the interpretation and its garbage man," Hoerner
2 Cape Coral men arrested for stealing 10 guns
Two men were arrested Wednesday after stealing 10 guns from a Cape Coral store.Police executed a search warrant at 147 Southwest 29th Street where 19-year-old Livan Rodriguez-Perez and 19-year-old Jeffrey Laferlita live and recovered the 10 guns.Authorities were tipped off about the two men Tuesday
Permit now required to pick berries from saw palmetto plants in Florida
Richard Gunn, lives in Lehigh Acres and says there’s plants are covered in thousands, and has picked some of these berries himself, “In just a few feet, you can acquire 20, 30 pounds” he says.
2nd restaurant in Southwest Florida vows to not show NFL games
Instead, every Sunday they will be offering a 20% discount for all veterans, active military, and first responders.
$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
5-year-old boy with autism nearly forgotten on a Lee County school bus
Maldonado says he’s furious after learning Ryan was left on the bus Tuesday morning on the way to Trafalgar Elementary School in Cape Coral, “We shouldn’t have to worry putting these kids on the bus.. And we do … What makes it even worse is there’s an aid on the bus so there’s two adults to ten chil
Cape Coral police: ATF agents see gun-theft suspects lurking at crime scene
When investigators saw a suspicious person lurking around a crime scene, they followed their instinct and landed a couple of suspects — and 10 stolen guns, Cape Coral police say.
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.
Former Lehigh fire commissioner back in jail after bank fraud arrest
Former Lehigh Acres Fire Commissioner Robert Anderson is back in jail after a judge ordered his bond be revoked.Anderson -- who was convicted of stealing lawnmowers from Habitat For Humanity -- was arrested last week for bank fraud.He is accused of writing thousands of dollars worth of bad checks.An
Complaint filed against Fort Myers Beach, regarding Margaritaville Resort
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.-- Someone filed a complaint against the Town of Fort Myers Beach, which could lead to delays in construction for the new Margaritaville Resort.
Public asking questions about new palmeto berry rule - Immokalee Bulletin
They require, for a landowner harvesting palmetto berries for sale from his own property, that a Native Plant Harvesting Permit (no fee required) be obtained from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry. The permit application must be submitted 14 days prior t
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
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.
Fatal crash closes intersection in Immokalee Tuesday morning
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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.
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.
Oakes Farms wins $46.8 million federal contract
The set-aside for small business allows for the purchase of the company's fresh produce by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy for commissaries, restaurants and dining halls on military bases and by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for school lunches in