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What SWFL Is Talking About April 17th

Police are still on the look out for a white male who robbed the 5th 3rd bank on Del Prado in Cape Coral yesterday. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 7 with a blue hat and orange shirt. Although nobody was hurt in the armed robbery, a nearby school went on lockdown.…

What SWFL Is Talking About April 16th

A spokesman announced yesterday that Barbara Bush is seriously ill and the family has declined to seek additional medical treatment that could extend her life. The 92 year old former First Lady has been hospitalized frequently of late, but has now decided that she will instead focus on “comfort care” rather than seeking medical intervention.…

What SWFL Is Talking About April 13th

Suzanne Owen, accused of sexual misconduct with a student at Evangelical christian School in Fort Myers was released from jail yesterday on 50 thousand dollars bail. . Owen has admitted to a sexual encounter with a 17 year old boy that occurred in the back seat of her car in a parking lot near Cypress…

What SWFL Is Talking About April 12th

Another homicide in Southwest Florida yesterday, this a murder-suicide that took place outside the Denny's Restaurant at Gladiolus and Summerlin in South Fort Myers. Police have yet to ID the deceased.   Meanwhile we have an ID on a woman who was found dead at Sanibel Causeway Tuesday. 42 year old Wendy Cooper of Lehigh…

What SWFL Is Talking About April 11th

Police conducting no less than 4 death investigations after 2 bodies were found in Estero, victims of what authorities are calling a double homicide. An elderly man was also found dead in an office park in North Naples, a woman’s body was found in a room at the Marina at Snug Harbor on Fort Myers…

What SWFL Is Talking About April 10th

He made it official yesterday on Facebook and at campaign announcements in both Orlando and Fort Myers. Governor Rick Scott will challenge incumbent Florida Senator Bill Nelson for his seat in the US Senate. Scott has already garnered the endorsement of former Governor Jeb Bush. It’s expected that this will be one of the most…

What SWFL Is Talking About April 9th

Governor Rick Scott will take to social media today to announce that he's entering the race for US Senate. Scott's announcement comes at 10 via Facebook and his race against incumbent Bill Nelson will be one of the most most watched races in the upcoming election.   It's a big day for Fort Myers Beach…