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What SWFL Is Talking About May 31st

Police have arrested 21 year old Richard Farias of Naples and charged him with electronically transmitting child pornography. Farias allegedly shared videos of children engaged in sexual activity on the chat websites Omegele and Chaturbate. He's being held in the Collier Colunty Jail.   The Lee County Sheriff's office and Cape Coral police collaborated on…

What SWFL Is Talking About May 30th

Accused killer Lois Reiss wasn't present in the courtroom yesterday during an arraignment hearing attended by her public defender. Reiss's next court date is July 11th. The 56 year old Reiss is charged with killing her husband at their home in Minnesota and a few days later killing a tourist on Fort Myers Beach and…

What SWFL Is Talking About May 29th

Police are conducting a shooting investigation near the corner of Hanson Street and Central Avenue in Fort Myers. No further information is available at this time   A crash along Palm Beach Blvd Sunday night killed a 21 year old Labelle woman. 21 year old Taylor Hicks was killed in the 2-car crash at Palm…

What SWFL Is Talking About May 28th

Some dry air lessened the impact of Sub-Tropical Storm Alberto , and left us with a beautiful afternoon yesterday,  but the storm continues to track northward and will make landfall later today near Panama City in the Panhandle. Here in Southwest Florida, we'll continue to feel Alberto's impact with showers and thunderstorms expected. The National Weather…

What SWFL Is Talking About May 25th

The National Hurricane Center gives this disturbance called Invest 90L  an 90 percent chance of development in the Gulf of Mexico over the next five days, and a 70 percent chance of development over the next two days. Development is expected to be gradual and weak, and the main impact for Southwest Florida will be…

What SWFL Is Talking About May 24th

Invest 90L, an area of disturbed weather in the Caribbean now has a 70% chance of tropical development, once it arrives in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend. Wind shear will limit development, the most likely scenario being a tropical or sub-tropical depression. In any case, were in for a rainy weekend in Southwest Florida.…