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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.
Should America's 11 million illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship?
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
2 hrs ago | The News-Press
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.
* Where: Lehigh Acres Trailhead Park, 213 David Ave., Lehigh Acres, FL 33936 * When: Park hours will be dawn to dusk daily.
The holiday season is both merry and bright in Southwest Florida. The weather is gorgeous, the water is warm -- even meteor showers producing up to 100 meteors per hour are headed our way next week.
Food, music, touch tanks, children's activities, as well as ranger-led programs will highlight the fun-filled day.
Depositions will be taken next week and testimonies given by members of the Election Canvassing Board in Cape Coral's recount controversy.
Some found affordable health coverage. Some didn't. But insurance applicants and counselors at the first large Affordable Care Act enrollment event Tuesday in Fort Myers say one measure of success for the federal health law was met -- the once barely working healthcare.gov sign-up website is now generally functional.
Personnel at Lemon Bay High School reported Tuesday that they are missing 21 Christmas trees from their tree sales lot.
Cape Coral activist and former mayoral candidate Stephen Lovejoy said a November arrest for violating a state stop work order has to do with a workman's compensation dispute.