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Witnesses still sought in fatal I-75 shooting

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is once again asking for the public’s help tracking down witnesses in a fatal shooting that occurred on I-75 in mid-December. Around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2018, officers responded to a scene around Mile Marker 125 on I-75. Just south of Alico Road, a car had crashed into...

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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind - Barbara K. Lipska/Elaine McArdale. Director of the Human Brain Collection at the National Institute of Mental Health has melanoma (cancer) that has spread to her brain. She loses all recent memory, cognitive skills, & becomes mad. She is finally cured of about 20 brain tumors by radiation & new drugs being tested. **** Blood Relations -...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (Mar 22 – 24)

Bikefest, car show, fire open house, health expo, music and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Fort Myers Bikefest Friday thru Sunday: Fort Myers BIKEFEST is back at Rockstar Harley Davidson and...

UPDATE – FMPD Seeks Identity of Third Lee Statue Vandal

The Fort Myers Police Department has released a video image of the third vandal being sought for damaging the bust of General Robert E. Lee. (Picture attached.) If any member of the public can identify the individual who accompanied the first two suspects, whose...

The Second Act of RC Smith

After 34 years living the dream in New York City (or NYC), moving to Florida has been the “Second Act” for national touring comedian and entertainer, RC Smith. Ronald “RC” Smith was born just south of Cleveland, Ohio, and lived there until he graduated college. From there, the theater major moved to the Big Apple...

FMPD Seeks Identities of Robert E. Lee Statue Vandals

The Fort Myers Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two male subjects who were involved with damaging the bust of General Robert E. Lee in Downtown Fort Myers. The statue was toppled from its podium at the intersection of First Street and Bay Street on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.  ...

FMPD Responds to Shots Fired at Horizon Apartments

At approximately 7:10 pm on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at the Horizon Apartments, 5348 Summerlin Road. Once at the scene, officers reported finding a male victim with gunshot wounds who was later identified as Tyrone Robinson (date of birth...

Scam Callers using FMPD Name and Number

The Fort Myers Police Department has been made aware of a telephone scam using the department’s name and spoofing the main switchboard number. A citizen recently called to report that his home received a telephone call asking for a $175 donation for the Fort Myers Police Department. The caller ID listed the FMPD...

Jennifer’s April Fashion Forward Friday Benefits Valerie’s House

Jennifer’s women’s boutique is celebrating 36 years in business by giving back to local charities at “Fashion Forward Friday” events.   Valerie’s House will receive 5% of all sales on Friday, April 5 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  In addition, Jennifer’s is collecting writing journals for the children of Valerie’s House.  Shoppers will enjoy champagne and cupcakes...

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If you see a man without a smile, give him yours. Big shots are little shots that keep shooting. Tact is the ability to get people in your corner without cornering them. The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. You are a victim of the rules you live by. Changing husbands...

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