Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Lee County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

28 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Naples masseuse busted offering sexual services to detective

It happened on Tuesday at the Queen Spa at U.S. 41 and Central Avenue. Wink News found out Jianping Liu was back to work serving clients a day after police arrested her for prostitution.

Comment?

Related Topix: Naples, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bonita Springs, FL

1 hr ago | NBC2 News

Lee County parent to opt children out of standardized testing

A Lee County School board member wants to opt his children out of standardized testing.

Comment?

Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Fort Myers, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Family, Kids

4 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Joseph has named Jamil Zabaneh as the ... )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded Caesars Entertainment Operating Company.

Comment?

8 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Call to action to curb skin cancer

Experts say UV radiation from sunlight or tanning beds is the biggest cause.Doctors say consumers need to be vigilant about using a broad spectrum sunscreen and reapply it every few hours.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Nigeria, World News,

15 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Lurking red tide bloom generates gloomy outlook

The largest red tide bloom recorded in Florida waters since 2006 is lingering in the Gulf of Mexico and could move south over the next few days.

Comment?

Related Topix: Florida, Sanibel, FL, Captiva, FL, Hernando County, FL, Okeechobee, FL

16 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Hunger relief

The Harry Chapin Food Bank is preparing for the upcoming school year and the fight against childhood hunger, and once again an area supermarket chain is leading the charge.

Comment?

Related Topix: North Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Suncoast Estates, FL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Council discusses domestic partnership registry

Even before a formal presentation was delivered Monday night, a dozen people paraded before City Council favoring the establishment of a domestic partnership registry in Cape Coral.

Comment?

Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Sarasota, FL, Florida

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Lee County Housing Authority

Christine Rodriguez, 36, of Lehigh Acres, is the executive director of the Tri-County Apprenticeship Academy.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Alva, FL

Lehigh Acres Gazette

New Home Needed to Save Free Medical Clinic

Compassionate Care Clinic in Lehigh Ares opened nearly three year ago. Since then the clinic has scheduled more than 2200 doctor visits.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

LCSO seeks witnesses to Estero bicycle accident

ESTERO, Fla.- Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit are looking for witnesses to a bicycle crash that happened Thursday night.

Comment?

Related Topix: Estero, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NBC2 News

Vandals damage North Fort Myers baseball fields

The criminals spray-painted on the dugouts, concession stand walls, and even the scoreboard at North Fort Myers Community Park .

Comment?

Related Topix: North Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Florida, McGregor, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Woman dies after rolling truck while showing off for boyfriend

A woman was killed and her boyfriend injured when she rolled the 2006 Ford pickup she was driving in Lehigh Acres Monday evening.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Report: Binghamton area man killed by lightninga

Report: Binghamton area man killed by lightning in Florida Scott Wilcox, 42, died July 22, when he and two others were struck by lightning on Fort Myers Beach Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mWa5G4 A Binghamton-area man was killed last week after being struck by lightning on a Florida beach, according to news reports.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Sheriff's Office seeks public's help finding missing man

On July 28, 2014 at 12:30 p.m., Paul Richard Cereceda was reported missing by his mother who resides in Fort Myers Beach.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL, Fort Myers, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Missing Ft. Myers Beach man with special needs found safe

On July 28, 2014 at 12:30 p.m., Paul Richard Cereceda was reported missing by his mother who resides in Fort Myers Beach.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Business Journal

D.T. Minich helped put Pinellas beaches on the world map

After almost eight years of leading Visit St. Pete/Clearwater to record bed tax revenues, D. T. Minich is leaving the agency to help the Kissimmee Convention and Visitors Bureau through a transition from a county-run agency to one that is operated in a public-private system similar to Visit Tampa Bay.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Deadline comes to register or change your party affiliation

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- If you're planning to vote in the August primary, today is your last day to register or change your party.

Comment?

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NBC2 News

Sheriff's investigation in Lehigh wakes up neighborhood

"All of a sudden just the helicopter showed up and we didn't know nothing about it," Saul Serna who lives in the neighborhood said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Charlotte County, FL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Lee County Sheriff's searching for suspects in armed robbery

Lehigh Acres, FL.- The Lee County sheriff's office is searching for two men, who police said robbed Luxxor Games in Lehigh Acres.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL

NBC2 News

Dangerous bacteria threatens a dozen beaches in SW Florida

Researchers are concerned that more than a dozen Southwest Florida beaches are infested with bacteria.

Comment?

Related Topix: Florida, Okeechobee, FL, Sanibel, FL, Collier County, FL, Charlotte County, FL

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••