Lee County

EF-1 tornado leaves mile-long trail of damage in NW Cape Coral

A tornado touched down earlier Saturday morning in Northwest Cape Coral. The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay has confirmed that a tornado did touch...

Tornado Watch in effect for parts of SWFL due to TS Nestor

Several parts of Southwest Florida are under a Tornado Watch Saturday morning due to Tropical Storm Nestor A Tornado Watch is in effect through 12...
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Three Lee County communities named in 2019 list of fastest-growing cities

Three of Lee County's communities have been named some of the fastest growing in the U.S. Lehigh Acres scored number one on the list, mainly...

LCSO arrests 3 on Fentanyl and other drug charges

Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested three people Thursday in separate incidents, all for possession of Fentanyl. On Thursday evening, Intelligence, Gang, and...
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Pick it up!: Lee County dog owners caught on camera leaving poo could face...

It's a responsibility if you are a dog owner: cleaning up after your pet. But some people around Lee County don't seem to be doing...
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FWC busts wildlife trafficking ring smuggling thousands of turtles

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has charged two suspects for poaching thousands of Florida’s native turtles from the wild and selling...
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“Operation Green Light” waives collection surcharges for overdue traffic tickets, court fines

For one day only, the Lee County Clerk’s Office is offering Saturday hours to the public for “Operation Green Light”. This program allows anyone with a delinquent Lee...

Rubber ducks helping raise funds for breast cancer testing in SWFL

Catching breast cancer early can save your life, but not everyone can afford early detection. But now, rubber ducks can change that. "I personally want to...
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Tropical Storm Nestor forms in the Gulf of Mexico, targets Florida panhandle

A storm in the central Gulf of Mexico became better organized Friday to form as Tropical Storm Nestor. The storm is still battling wind shear,...
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Therapists warn against mental health patients relying solely on self help phone apps

Many adults are turning to smartphones for help with mental illness, but some counselors are urging caution about the way these self help apps...

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