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What SWFL Is Talking About 10/19

FWC has identified the body of a boater involved in a boating accident yesterday in the Caloosahatchee River. 60 year old John Cobb was ejected from his boat and killed after his boat hit a wake from another vessel.  

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/18

The family of 22 year old Javarcia Riggins who was killed in a shooting last week at Bell Tower Shops has filed a lawsuit again the mall and TGI Fridays. The lawsuit alleges that Bell Tower knew about possible criminal activity and lacked adequate security.  

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/17

Police were at the scene of a drive-by shooting on Palm Avenue near the intersection of Blake Street last night. Witnesses say someone in a green truck fired shots into a home. One person was injured. Authorities are continuing their investigation.  

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/16

President Trump toured the Florida panhandle yesterday where he was met by Governor Scott. They visited the town of Lynn Haven where 80 percent of the homes were destroyed. The death toll from Michael is now up to 19

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/15

Four people were hospitalized over the weekend after a boat crash at Fishermen's Key. The boat was traveling at high speed when it hit the wake of a second boat sending all the passengers overboard. FWC and the Lee County Sheriff's Office are both investigating the crash.

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/12

Police have identified the two men killed in a shooting at the Sungold Plaza on Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers Wednesday night. They are 41 year old Torre Deontray Fulcher, and 43 year old William Allen Merrill III.  Officers found several shell casings in the parking lot of Sungold Plaza and several windows had bullet holes.…

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/11

The Lee County Sheriff's Office calls it a "targeted shooting." 2 people killed...one wounded in a shooting Tuesday night at the Bell Tower Shops. Sheriff Carmine Marceno identified the men killed as 56 year old Kevin Robinson, and 22 year old Javarcia Riggins.  An unidentified woman was also shot and another person was injured by…

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/10

Two people were killed, two other wounded at a shooting at the Bell Tower Shops last night during a woman's birthday celebration. We don't have a lot of details, but apparently the shooting took place near Society Nightclub and TGI Fridays. Police are still looking for the shooter. We have no ID's on anyone involved.…

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/9

Hurricane Michael continues to strengthen...as of the 5am Advisory winds are up to 90 mph. Landfall is still expected Wednesday in the panhandle. The main effects here in Southwest Florida will be increased wind and rain, and perhaps some minor coastal flooing. We'll have complete reports throughout the morning from NBC-2 meteorologist Jason Dunning.