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7 min ago | The News-Press
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.
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4 hrs ago | The News-Press
Live: Traffic information Today, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement: 1. San Carlos Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach 2. Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral 3. Three Oaks Parkway, Fort Myers / Estero On Friday, deputies issued 65 citations and 141 warnings.
5 hrs ago | The News-Press
County Attorney Richard Wesch will meet privately with Commissioner Frank Mann to discuss problems that put construction of the downtown Fort Myers library more than three months behind schedule.
Lee County's political delegation plans to file an Estero incorporation referendum bill in March.
A former employee is alleged to have fired shots inside House of Brewz, a restaurant at Gulf Coast Town Center, on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The gross negligence lawsuit filed against McGregor Baptist Church by the Watlington family has been settled.
Prosecutors filed their response to a Southwest Florida real estate investor who is trying to back out of a plea deal he agreed to on fraud charges.
Link: Lee County Legislative Delegation Agenda Lee County's legislators are meeting all day Tuesday to listen to agencies, organizations and individuals lobby for their causes and projects.
As an older student entering college for the first time, Linda Lober faced the challenge many students do -- juggling a job along with schoolwork.
A sharp rise in the amount of trash in Lee County residential recycling bins and totes since 2009 is prompting the county to re-educate residents on what can be recycled.
It's known as one of the most dangerous and addictive illicit drugs out there, and its being seen more often in Lee County.
Lee County students are learning it's better to give than to receive. Red kettles from the Salvation Army are set up at Allen Park Elementary this week.
Two armed men dressed in all black broke into a San Carlos Park-area home and stole more than $2,000 in electronics and cash late Sunday night, Lee County sheriff's deputies said.
A woozy 17-year-old reported he was robbed, hit on the head several times and left at an Estero Wendy's restaurant Friday night, Lee County sheriff's deputies said.
In a quick and easy vote, Fort Myers council members approved a potentially life-saving safety measure in city parks.
Lee County officials hope to open the new regional library about two months behind schedule, restoring service to downtown Fort Myers, probably in the middle of December.
North Fort Myers has a plan for rejuvenation -- all it needs now are the right conditions for the process to begin.