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Nearly seven weeks past its scheduled grand opening, the new downtown Fort Myers library will open its doors Wednesday.
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A motorcyclist was killed late Friday near the intersection of Alabama Road and Cherokee Avenue in Lehigh Acres.
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Once a year, special needs students in Lee County get a day to be a star on the field.
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Let the Senior Games begin! That's the cry for more than 1,800 people who are taking part in the Florida Senior Games and state championships.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hundreds of people in the community have rallied around a Fort Myers man who was violently kicked over, all while a group recorded the incident on a cell phone camera.
Production of a dangerous drug appears to be on the rise in Lee County. Meth cases in Cape Coral have more than doubled in the last year alone.
Lee Memorial Health System's elected governing board on Thursday extended CEO Jim Nathan's employment contract by another five years, a decision that comes about 30 years after the 67-year old first took the organization's helm.
There are nearly 1,000 foster kids in Lee County. Some of them move from home to home by putting all their belongings in a plastic trash bag.
Before Estero's Coconut Point mall and Naples' Mercato, there was The Promenade at Bonita Bay.
We are learning more about a suspect chase that ended in the Caloosahatchee River and the man who tried to escape the law.
For the first time we are hearing from the family of the LaBelle boy who died after he contracted a brain infection.
One lane was closed at the intersection on College Parkway. One person was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.
With its three white masts sticking high into the sky, the 16th century Spanish galleon looks so real interested buyers have asked if they could transport it.
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Postal Service letter carriers will collect new, unwrapped toys left by customers' mailboxes to brighten the holidays for less fortunate children on Saturday, December 7. Carriers will collect toys in the Suncoast District, which includes ZIP codes beginning with the first three digits: 321, 327, 328, 329, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, ... (more)
Asked why no charges would be filed, Lee County State Attorney Willie Meggs said, "We have a duty as prosecutors to only file ... charges if we have a reasonable likelihood of a conviction."
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LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested a Miami man yesterday, after a traffic stop over suspicion of illegal window tint, when a detective discovered $5,000 worth of drugs hidden in the door panel.