A collision between a minivan and a Honda civic has left four teens were seriously hurt after a crash on Three Oaks Parkway and Estero Parkway on Saturday night. It is understood that the four occupants of the Honda Civic were all taken to hospital with serious injuries. Most seriously injured was the driver of the Civic, 18-year-old Herrera Mateo. Cruz...
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Gun shops across Florida have seen a surge in sales as a result of the Corona virus, particularly among first time gun owners. One Miami store owner has seen sales almost double: “Our sales are up 80 percent, with a huge increase in first-time buyers who are worried about martial law, economic collapse, unemployment, shortages, delinquents roaming the streets,” said...
The 2020 Census is moving forward during COVID-19 and Lee County residents encouraged to use online Census form to avoid risk. Lee County residents are being encouraged to go online to complete the 2020 Census. For the first time ever, the Census is available to complete online, over the phone and by mail. With three options available, it is hoped...
Sanibel Police Chief Dalton has released a public health message this weekend giving important advice on social distancing and best practices to avoid spreading the Coronavirus. Sanibel now has four confirmed cases of the Coronavirus, and Captiva has a single confirmed case, according to a report released on Saturday by the Florida Department of Health. Police Chief Bill Dalton shared an...
Cape Coral Veterans Day Parade
The City of Cape Coral has canceled its new "drive-in" Veterans Day parade due to expected rain from Tropical Storm Eta. Wednesday’s audience-participation parade at Sun Splash Family Waterpark had replaced the city’s usual Veterans Day parade. That previous parade was canceled this year due to COVID-19 concerns. The City of Cape Coral Special Events division announced the news yesterday afternoon on Facebook. City...
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...
The Cape Coral Police Department has over 250 sworn officers and 93 civilian staff, dedicated to keeping the community safe. The Department has a number of units: Patrol, Investigations, Traffic, K9, Aviation, Marine, and others, to serve the varied needs of the Cape Coral community. These departments sometimes cross-train to enhance operational capabilities. This is especially true of the K-9 unit. And so...
Volunteers with the Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife are asking you to keep a close eye out for unmarked burrows made by burrowing owls. Cape Coral is fortunate to have the largest population of the Florida burrowing owl of any place in the world. But with more people out walking, running, and biking due to the safer-at-home order, volunteers believe...
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The Cape Coral Police Department have confirmed via their website that they will be conducting a high visibility traffic enforcement operation on Friday December 6, 2019. According to Cape Coral Police, "This is part of our continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness, education, and emphasis on the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and...
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...