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Council to hold Strategic Planning Workshop

Editor's note: The story below has been updated to reflect a change in the location for Cape Coral City Council's strategic planning workshop. The meeting place has been changed from the Public Works Building on Nicholas Parkway to the City Hall on Cultural Park Boulevard, Conference Room ...

Mother arrested after her 7-month-old child found to have ingested Fentanyl

A Cape Coral mother has been charged with child neglect after medical testing found that her 7-month-old daughter had ingested Fentanyl, officials said Monday. Cape Coral Police Department had responded to the home of Patrina Gordon Miller, 30, of Northwest 21st Street, on June 30 after she ...

Cape man ‘critical’ after being struck by car

An 80-year-old man out walking his dogs in front of his home was seriously injured Thursday morning after he was struck by a car near the 400 block of Northwest 1st Terrace. The man, whose name has not been released, was trauma alerted via ambulance to a local hospital. His injuries were ...

CCPD makes arrest in land sale scheme

A land sale scheme tallied at more than $100,000 has resulted in the arrest of a man tracked back to Texas. A six-month investigation conducted by the Cape Coral Police Department Financial Crimes Unit related to fraudulent sale of vacant land in Cape Coral culminated Wednesday in the arrest ...

Traffic alert: Lights at Santa Barbara, Veterans in flash mode

Traffic alert: 12;30 p.m. - The traffic lights at Santa Barbara Boulevard and Veterans Memorial Parkway are in flash mode. Crews are en route to return the lights to normal operation. Motorists are asked avoid the area and seek an alternate route.

Cape man charged with aggravated child abuse, battery

A Cape Coral man has been arrested for aggravated child abuse after an investigation showed he is responsible for “serious injuries” to his 2-month-old son, according to a report from the Cape Coral Police Department. CCPD officers arrived at the home of Austin Meyers, 27, Saturday, ...

Punta Rassa Boat Ramp parking lot to close temporarily for paving project

The Punta Rassa Boat Ramp will be closed temporarily from Monday, July 26, through Thursday, July 29, for parking lot improvements. The ramp will reopen Friday, July 30, weather permitting. Patch work will be begin today, July 14, but the ramp will remain open during this process. The ...

Portions of Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve East in NFM to close temporarily

Portions of the Caloosa-hatchee Creeks Preserve East, at 10130 Bayshore Road, in North Fort Myers, will close for about a week starting Monday, July 19, to improve wildlife habitat by clearing undergrowth. According to officials with the Lee County government, the project will include the ...

Cape celebrates Parks & Rec month

July is National Parks and Recreation Month and the city of Cape Coral has a chock full of activities planned throughout the city all month long to promote how parks and recreation provide for a better quality of life for everyone in the city. The biggest event, Red, White & BOOM!, went ...