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Lee County (Florida)

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  • FCAT report about “thrown out” scores is “false,” DOE says

     
    The News-Press in Ft. Myers reported last night (and apparently in print editions today) that 4th and 5th grade FCAT scores were being tossed in the wake of concerns about this year's exams. The report is “entirely false,” according to the...
  • Stabbing suspect just wasn't just serving pie

    Joshua L. Woolley thought getting out of an attempted murder rap was as easy as pie. Woolley was charged with attempted murder on Monday -- nearly four months after he stabbed his girlfriend in the throat, rendering her unable to speak, reports The...
  • Cops: Teen pistol-whipped mom to get a new car

    The 17-year-old Fort Myers teen is an honor student who has recently been accepted to several Ivy League colleges on scholarships, according to her mom. But on Thursday night, the teen insisted her mom co-sign on a loan for a new car for her, reports the...
  • Man accuses boy of stealing pot — in front of deputy

    Lee County deputies were talking to a juvenile who told them a man named Gary Lamantia accused him of stealing his tools and pot at his stop on Wednesday, reports WBBH News-2 in Fort Myers. Lamantia, 54, then approached the youth and deputies. He then...
  • Homeless man nabbed after deputies find $400,000 in jewelry

    If you pull a big heist at a jewelry store, it may not be the best time to channel Mr. T, an iconic gold-necklace drenched character in the 1980s TV show The A-Team. On Thursday K&M Jewelry in Bonita Springs reported about $100,000 in jewelry was taken...
  • Banks stall foreclosure assistance

    Beginning today, struggling homeowners in Lee County can apply for a share of $1 billion handed down to Florida by the federal government to help stop foreclosures, a pilot program that could roll out to the entire state next year. At least that's the...
  • Shoplifting suspect leaves behind key, wallet, ID

    Detectives didn't have much difficulty solving this case. Gregory Anthony Lewis, of North Fort Myers, got into a scuffle with a Dollar Store manager after allegedly trying to steal some merchandise on Monday, reports the Naples Daily News. Lewis fled....
  • Woman accused of using fradulent cards in spending spree, hiding cards in her private parts

    Ann Marie Hernandez,46, was arrested during a traffic stop on Interstate 75 on Friday night when Lee County deputies discovered thousands of dollars in items bought with a fraudulent credit card at a Cape Coral Home Depot, reports The News-Press in Fort...
  • Cops: Fighting woman hid knives and drugs in her private parts and fatty skin folds

    These street fightin' women didn't know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em. Saturday Apr. 23rd, Whitney Noelle Krimmel, 26 and Gloria Esther Perez, 28, were fighting in the wee hours of the morning in the streets of Fort Myers, reports WBBH News...
  • Unique way to propose marriage: Vandalize a garage door

    Roger and Carolyn Mooyoung, seasonal residents in Lehigh Acres, got a letter from Lee County Code Enforcement letting them know that their vacation home had been vandalized, reports WBBH News in Fort Myers. Someone had spray-painted the words 'Will you...
  • Florida, get bolder with tourism ads

    And the winner is … Fort Myers and Sanibel Island. The Southwest Florida tourist sanctuary achieved a pinnacle moment in advertising circles last week when its campaign to show its oil-free beaches generated enough noise to warrant a story...