Cape Coral Polic
A pedestrian was hit by a car late Friday evening in Cape Coral. The crash happened near the intersection of Pine Island Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard. The pedestrian, named as Kalon L Brooks by Cape Coral Police, was crossing northbound over Pine Island Rd and crossed the eastbound lanes directly in front of a Kia Forte. He was rendered aid...
Shell-lovers from all over the world make pilgrimages to Sanibel Island, which is considered one of the best shelling spots in the world. Sanibel’s beaches, protected by a broad underwater shelf perfect for gently receiving deliveries from shell-laden currents, are carpeted with tiny, perfect pastel coquinas and false angel wings. Collecting them has become a favourite pastime for many...
Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is a 10-day music festival in Southwest Florida. It draws some of country music’s greatest singer-songwriters from Nashville and nationwide. But The 7th  Songwriter Fest has been postponed this year due to COVID-19 concerns. It showcases more than 80 artists in over 100 shows, most of which are free and in small, intimate venues across Captiva...
Fishing tales are usually taken with a pinch of salt, but thankfully this incredible Cape Coral story was caught on camera. And the crazy incident involving 2 fishermen overboard, a rod and a 450-pound Goliath grouper has now made national news! Day tripper Mike was fighting a land a fish of a lifetime Friday aboard Chew On This Charters with...
It was scheduled to open in January, but permit delays and a global pandemic delayed the opening of SW Florida's only cat café to June. Last week, however, the Gulf Coast Town Center café was finally able opened its doors and welcome its first customers. The Cattyshack Cafe is a coffee shop and lounge with a separated area (Mulligan Room) dedicated...
The Cape Coral Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is looking for a man suspected in an attempted homicide. The suspect is Juan Kendrick Nieves who is aged 47, 5’8” 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen driving a red 2018 Chrysler Pacifica bearing Florida tag 6999VC. He is wanted in an attempted homicide investigation, and...
Youth and High School rugby has seen significant growth in Florida, with British and Australian expats starting up clubs that the High School and College players can now feed into. A barefoot beach rugby 7s competition in Fort Myers Beach is now in its 18th year. So how has Rugby gained such a healthy foothold in the Sunshine State? By...
Earlier this week, a man was seen diving into the fish tank at the Bass Pro store in Fort Myers. He managed to escape the tank and flee the store before employees could apprehend him, and although he was spotted on security footage, nobody was able to identity him. We have been sent a copy of the footage showing the...
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of an abused alligator. The alligator was found impaled by arrows and bound by rope on April 28 near a backyard pond on Oak Hill Loop off Cross Creek Boulevard in south Fort...
Cape Coral city council is set to consider a plan tomorrow to allow restaurants to temporarily expand their outdoor dining areas. If approved, restaurants would be able to utilize outdoor spaces such as parking lots to make sure tables are properly spaced out and and comply with social distancing. "This would be a lifeline to allow us to create more room...