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Mexican Woman Leandra Becerra Lumbreras Becomes World's Oldest Person
The Mexican woman thought to be the oldest person in the world reportedly turned 127 on Sunday, according to the Metro.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Teen charged with killing his mother in North Fort Myers
On August 31, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 238 Capitol Street, in North Fort Myers, in reference to an odor coming from the residence.
Businesses popping up around Gulf Coast Town Center
"It seems to all be in one area and it's great so we don't have to drive like ten miles this way, ten miles that way to get to several stores," shopper Yvonne Hantz said.
Forecast: Some storms on Labor Day
Any areas of lingering rain should fade from the region after 9 p.m. tonight, with overnight lows retreating back into the mid and upper 70s.
Bonita Springs Circle K robbery suspect arrested
Lee County deputies confirm Raul Guerrero of Bonita Springs was arrested and charged with the early morning robbery Saturday of the Circle K on Old 41 Road.
Bold bicycle theft may be connected to multiple burglaries
Investigators are trying to determine whether a Naples man arrested for stealing a bike from a special needs child right out of her family's front yard is connected to a string of other burglaries in the same neighborhood.
Boil water advisory for Burnt Store utilities service area
Charlotte County Utilities has declared a precautionary boil water notice for entire Burnt Store Utilities service area served by Charlotte County Utilities due to a failure at the Burnt Store water treatment plant at approximately 4:30 A.M. The affected customers are being notified through this PRESS RELEASE and will remain under a boil water ... (more)
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Forecast: Hot today with PM storms possible
Highs today are anticipated to top out near 95 at Fort Myers and Punta Gorda, 94 at Naples, and 96 at Immokalee.
Start Of A New Trend? Florida School District Opts Out Of State Tests
The 3-2 vote left more questions than answers as the southwest Florida school district becomes the first in Florida to say no to Common Core testing.
Castillo to make pro debut Sunday
Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo is set to make his pro debut for the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox Sunday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Charlotte Airport receives $6 million grant for expansion
Millions of dollars are on their way to the Punta Gorda Airport. The Charlotte County Airport Authority announced in their meeting Thursday night they were awarded a nearly $6 million grant.
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Press celebrates 130 years
LEE COUNTY, Fla.,- Lee County's biggest newspaper, The News-Press, is celebrating 130 years! The paper hasn't missed a day of delivery since it started back in 1884.
Probation check leads to significant arrest in Fort Myers
Fort Myers police made a significant arrest Thursday after probation officers made an unannounced visit to the home of a convicted felon.
Southwest Florida Online
Man Dies After Crashing Into School Bus
A 68-year old Fort Myers man died of injuries this afternoon after crashing into a school bus occupied with 32 high school students.
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Baker sweeps South
Ida Baker made it 2-for-2 in the opening week of the volleyball season with a straight-set victory Thursday over South Fort Myers.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Sanford "Sandy" Peters, Jr.
Sanford "Sandy" Peters, Jr., 91, of Fort Myers, Fla. passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 in Fort Myers after a courageous battle with medical issues caused from two falls.
One dead, 9 injured in North Fort Myers school bus crash
FHP tells us traffic the bus stopped at a light on US-41. The SUV crashed into the back of the bus.
Families react to nursing home mishap
Thursday was busy at Aristocrat Nursing off Immokalee Road, as family members drove in and out of the facility throughout the day.
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Man robs pizza man at gunpoint
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A man is under arrest for allegedly robbing a Domino's Pizza man at gunpoint while the employee was delivering an order.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Bees swarm Fort Myers home
Bees swarm Fort Myers home One person was sent to the hospital for injuries Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1pmodzq A swarm of bees have made themselves at home in the yard of a house of the 1400 block of Heiman Avenue.