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What SWFL Is Talking About 9/5

Our partners at NBC-2 tell us there's a fire in their neighborhood...The fire is at an abandoned building on Broadway between Winkler and Carrell. Crews are at the scene battling the blaze.   Earlier this week we told you about the disappearance of 2 year old Jordan Belliveau. The boys body was found in a…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/4

Go Fund Me Account for Hayden Schreyer-Alva youth killed Sunday by a boat propeller   https://www.gofundme.com/6256e94       In a blink of an eye..Tropical Storm Gordon quickly formed and put a bite in  Labor Day plans.  It was mostly a rain event in Southwest Florida The National Hurricane Center identified the system as a tropical…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/3

We have the possibility of Tropical Storm Gordon forming off our coast....but all indications are that Gordon will not pose a major threat to Southwest Florida...Jason Dunning is in the NBC-2 First Alert Forecast Center, and he'll have updates for us throughout the morning.

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/31

A fight in a gym class at Dunbar High School led to a stabbing incident yesterday morning. Police arrested the student who did the stabbing. The victim was treated for a stab wound. An investigation is ongoing.

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/30

Lee County Deputies are investigating a possible threat to Riverdale High School. A student reported earlier this week that they had found a note on a desk in the school's auditorium that read "shooting up the school 4-12" and was signed by the initials C.B. It's not clear how long that note may have been in…

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/29

It’ll be Republican Ron Desantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum facing off in the November election. Desantis dominated his party’s race for Governor, while Gillum won a slim victory over Gwen Graham. Governor Rick Scott easily won his primary…His race with incumbent Bill Nelson is expected to be one of the most expensive in U.S. history.…

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/28

Florida's Primary Election is today. Polls are open from 7am-7pm. 2 million people have already voted early or by mail.   Deputies continue to search for a 17-year-old Martha Hossain of Naples Hossain's family last saw her Sunday evening around 8:30 p.m. at their home. She was wearing a black bathing suit top and blue…

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/27

A gunman opened fire at a video game tournament in Jacksonville yesterday, killing two, wounding eleven and then the gunman shot himself. 24 year old David Katz of Baltimore has been identified as the shooter. Katz was in Jacksonville for the "Madden NFL 19" video game tournament which was being streamed live on the internet.…

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/24

Starting today, the US Army Corps of Engineers is increasing flows from Lake Okeechobee. The lake level was at 14.5 feet on Thursday. That's higher than the lake level was when Hurricane Irma hit last year.   And U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson have proposed a bill that would address our toxic algae…