FHSAA says athlete safety study misses mark

August 10, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. A ranking that pegs Florida as 23rd in the country for high school athlete safety doesn't take into account changes for...

Florida ranks 23rd for protecting student athletes

August 9, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Florida falls in the middle of the pack when it comes to protecting student athletes, a University of Connecticut study shows. Researchers at the...

DNA evidence ties man to 1998 Fort Myers Beach rape

July 27, 2017
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. A DNA test has provided a new link in a nearly 20-year-old rape case. Cornelius "Neil" Francis Florman, 51, of Low Moor,...

New driver’s license rollout could invite fraud, expert says

July 26, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. What Florida is about to do with driver's licenses could play right into the hands of criminals, according to an identity...

Pool near FGCU shut down more than any other in SWFL

July 24, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. An off-campus student apartment complex pool near Florida Gulf Coast University has been shut down more than any other in Southwest...

Complaints mount against Fort Myers event planning company

July 18, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. The number of strikes against a local event planning company keeps growing. A woman who says she paid the company $800 to organize...

Auto mechanics, government warn of risks with replacement air bags

July 17, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Vehicles involved in crashes where air bags have been deployed may have not been repaired with the correct parts, or any...

Former Fort Myers pill maker receives 18 months for illegal stimulant

July 17, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. The former owner of a dietary supplement company that sold weight-loss and attention deficit pills containing an illegal stimulant received an...

Alcohol, no arrests common in FGCU sexual assault cases

July 14, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. A July 7 sexual assault marked the 16th such incident reported to Florida Gulf Coast University police within the past 4.5 years. None of the...

Fence going up around former toxic dump in Dunbar

July 11, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. As the city installs a fence around a former toxic waste dump, Fort Myers Public Works Director Richard Moulton explains changes...