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Death investigation underway in Lehigh Acres
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Detectives are working at death investigation in the 300 block of Rutgers Street in Lehigh Acres.Multiple Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies were on scene and a driveway was taped off.Law enforcement did not release any other details at this time.
Fort Myers man sentenced to life in prison for murder in 2016
Judge in the 20th Circuit Court of Florida sentenced Timothy Dortch, Jr., to life in prison on Monday afternoon.
Little girl saves her family from a burning home in Lehigh Acres
“I taught her very well she’s a real trooper,” her mom said. “She was just so calm with it so I thought she was just talking, I thought she was just playing but she wasn’t playing.”
Three injured in hit-and-run in Fort Myers Monday
Police are searching for a driver who hit a group of people in a parking lot and sped off.Witnesses say a woman driving a red, four-door car plowed into pedestrians just off Marsh Avenue in Fort Myers Monday afternoon.Fort Myers Police are on scene investigating whether the hit-and-run was intention
Two life sentences to defendants in 2017 killing of FGCU student - Naples Herald
According to the State Attorney’s Office, inJuly of 2017, the victim, Jonathan Delices, 23 and an FGCU student, went to dinner with a friend at Gulf Coast Town Center. The victim’s friend had planned to sell drugs to someone at the restaurant, but there was a confrontation between the buyer and sell
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts opens first store in Southwest Florida
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Detectives identify man found dead in Naples Park home, manhunt underway
Sergio Hostins, a 55-year-old resident of Sarasota, was found dead on the morning of Oct. 9 in a Naples Park home in the 700 block of 102nd Avenue North. He was reported missing on Oct. 8, according to a news release from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
16-year-old arrested for shooting at Lehigh Acres dollar store
Scurry is charged with aggravated assault with a weapon, four firearm offenses, and vehicle burglary.
People camp out for Krispy Kreme opening in Fort Myers
At least 100 people are camping outside the new Krispy Kreme store in Fort Myers.The line stretches around the buildingSome have been there for more than a day awaiting the store's grand opening.Police are at the store for traffic and crowd control.The first person in line gets free donuts for a yea
Heather Fitzenhagen: Candidate for Florida House Rep, District 78
Having raised a family and operated a business here in Lee County, Experience and results are the largest differences. Over the past 6 years, I've worked hard to get over $1 billion in environmental projects and programs funded. I've fought to keep pushing the bar higher on funding our public scho
Search is on for missing Cape Coral teen
Police are asking the public for help finding a teen who went missing in Cape Coral.Zackary James Busenbark, 15, jumped out of his dad's moving car and ran away around 7:45 Monday evening in 1100 block of SW 23rd Street.
Fort Myers, Dean family await ruling on Luminary Hotel settlement
The Dean family, who once owned the land beneath the hotel site, had a deed restriction in place that was going to get in the city's way. The restriction detailed the family's wishes that the site only be developed into a park or community site, not a commercial entity.
Hurricane Michael survivors look for fresh start in Southwest Florida
"If we weren't all together, I don't know how we would've made it through," said Ashley Tuttle, who drove to Cape Coral Sunday afternoon with her fiance and five neighbors.
Four people hospitalized after boat crash at Fisherman's Key
After the crash, Sea Tow, a boat towing company, drove all four to the Punta Rassa boat ramp where they were then taken to the hospital.
Kids in need of foster homes
Cape Coral, FLa. - Foster homes are filling up quickly and children need a place to go. In some cases, homes are overflowing and families are forced to take in more kids than they can handle. Foster parents in Cape Coral and Fort Myers are asking for help from anyone willing.
Police chief says that recent shootings are connected
“There is connectivity there, this is not random. The safety of the public, the general public is not at issue here,” Chief Diggs said.
Active investigation underway outside Family Dollar in Lehigh Acres
Law enforcement are conducting an active investigation outside the Family Dollar at 630 Bell Boulevard in Lehigh Acres.Witnesses say that someone opened fire at the store while it was full of shoppers.The investigation moved from the Family Dollar store over to a house across the street where witnes
20 Years After Tragedy: Legacies of Rusty Larabell, George Smith live on
On Wednesday morning, three brothers sat around a coffee table that one of them made in a Naples home they all helped remodel, sharing stories with their mom about the brother they’ve missed so much for 20 years.
Missing Collier County man, Jorge Arencibia
Jorge Arencibia is 56-years-old and has a shaved head and brown eyes. He was last seen on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at his home on 111th Ave North in Naples.
Looting leads to deadly shooting in Panama City, Florida
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WPMI) - Looting led to a deadly shooting overnight in Panama City, Florida.