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Multi-vehicle crash reported on Sanibel Causeway

9:06 a.m. update: Both lanes on the Sanibel Causeway "B" span are now clear. However, expect heavy traffic and significant delays while traffic normalizes. Sanibel Police Chief Bill Dalton urges everyone to "be patient" as safety is our priority. Please follow law enforcement directions ...

Voting begins for Breeze Athlete of the Month for May

Voting for the Cape Coral Breeze Athlete of the Month for May is now open. There were several top performances from student-athletes in The Breeze coverage area as the spring seasons wind down and now it’s up to readers to decide who will earn top honors for the month. ...

Verot’s De Lisle wins 1600 Class 2A state championship

Thursday TRACK AND FIELD Mackenzie De Lisle of Bishop Verot won the FHSAA Class 2A championship in the 1600 meters Thursday in Jacksonville. Her winning time of 4:59.82 was more than a second faster than the next-best competitor. De Lisle also finished fourth in the 3200 meters. Jazlyn ...

Caloosahatchee River Bridge message boards temporarily out of service

The message boards that display alternate route travel times for motorists traveling northbound towards the Caloosahatchee River Bridge on U.S. 41 are temporarily unable to provide travel time information. According to Lee County’s Department of Transportation, the message board was ...

Mother, father and aunt of Cape murder suspect arrested

The Cape Coral Police Department say they have arrested the mother and father of Christopher Horne Jr., the second teen arrested during the murder investigation of 15-year-old Kayla Rincon-Miller. Between May 9 and 10, Christopher D. Horne, 39, and Shanice Stewart, 36, Horne, Jr.'s parents, ...

Three arrested for witness tampering charges in Rincon-Miller’s murder case

This week, between May 9-10, Christopher D. Horne, 39; Shanice Stewart, 36; and Varaka Stewart, 38, were arrested for threatening, tampering with and coercing a witness in the murder investigation of Kayla Rincon-Miller. According to a report issued today by the Cape Coral Police Department, ...

Yacht Club pier rebuild gets first nod

It could take as long as three years but the Cape Coral Yacht Club may get a new, higher pier to replace the one destroyed by Hurricane Ian. Cape Coral City Council on Wednesday agreed that removing the existing piles to allow the new pier to raised was the best option. Meanwhile, Council ...

Membership fees for Lake Kennedy Racquet Center unveiled

Lake_Kennedy_Racquet_Center_Fee_Structure (1) Proposed membership and usage fees for the new Lake Kennedy Racquet Center will be discussed at Wednesday's Cape Coral City Council meeting, with drop-in fees as low as $10 and annual memberships, for couples who are not residents, as high as ...

Cape Coral resident returns to win national grilling competition

After months of intense competition, Cape Coral resident Jacob Montgomery from the Cape Coral LongHorn Steakhouse has reached elite grilling status, taking first place in LongHorn Steakhouse’s Steak Master Series – a national competition that lets grill masters from across the country put ...

Cape man faces manslaughter charge in connection with brother’s death

An out-of-state traffic stop has led to the arrest of a Cape Coral man sought as a person of interest in the death of his brother. John William Tolbert, 58, was arrested in West Moreland County, Pennsylvania, officials said. According to Cape Coral Police Department officials, Tolbert was ...