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What SWFL Is Talking About 10/5

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday that drier conditions in Florida are allowing them to reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River. Beginning today, the target flow for water into the Caloosahatchee River will be 2,000 cubic feet per second, and will be cut to 1,500 cfs the following week…

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/4

Erin Brockovich fired up the crowd at the Burroughs Home in Fort Myers yesterday at a Town Hall Meeting for Clean Water organized by the Uncommon Friends Foundation. Brockovich urged the crowd to be "disrupters," and contact local officials to demand that something be done to clean up the algae and red tide that has…

What SWFL Is Talking About 10/1

Police have arrested a 23 year old  and charged him with  aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, after a shooting incident Saturday in North Fort Myers. The shooting happened on Breeze Drive and one person was taken to the hospital. The suspect has been identified as Elijah Evors.…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/28

A shooting incident overnight. It doesn't appear anyone was hurt, but police responded to a report of shots fired at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and Valerie Shoemaker Boulevard. They're continuing their investigation.  

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/27

Taco Bell management says they're looking into a Lee County Detective's claim that he was served Taco Bell burritos that contained bleach. The detective says he ordered four burritos at a Taco Bell on Lee Blvd when he tasted something bad and his tongue went numb. He's going to be OK. The Sheriff's office is…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/24

Traffic on Del Prado Boulverad was shut down for a time Saturday when a woman crossed the median and crashed her SUV into Fins Seafood and Dive Bar. The woman, who has not been identified, died in the crash. None one in the restaurant was injured.

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/21

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich will be in Southwest Florida October 3rd as part of a tour of the state's areas hardest hit by the recent algae blooms and red tide.  No word yet on Brockovich's itinerary.