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Velia G Ritzer, age 91, of Cape Coral, FL joined her beloved husband and soulmate Fred J Ritzer in heaven on February 28, 2018. ... Velia grew up in a musical household and never lost her love for music, she was a member of the Southwest Florida Symphony Society and greatly enjoyed the concerts.
The student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida headed to Southwest Florida to have their voices heard. Students spoke at a Constitution Revision Commission meeting at The Westin in Cape Coral, demanding action. They want an assault weapons ban to ...

Back home in Cape Coral, Ricky's mom Suzanne Orlando is excited about her son's next chance at stardom. "Ricky was always the one with the microphone," said Orlando, "It's so fun to see him live his dream." Manning's Southwest Florida support team is also ready to watch. "I watched American Idol ...
The Cape Coral Police Department is on scene at NE 5th Avenue and Pine Island Lane to conduct a death investigation. Several residents have contacted our newsroom Wednesday morning with reports of a body in the road, but police have not confirmed anything yet. Fox 4 has a crew at the scene and ...
(AP) - Florida would fully ban texting while driving under a bill passed by the Florida House. The House voted 112-2 Thursday for the legislation even though it's unclear if the measure will make to Gov. Rick Scott due to opposition in the Senate. Currently, Florida law says texting by noncommercial drivers is ...

Cape Coral police arrested a man during a traffic stop where they found several drugs in his car. Edward Mitchell was stopped for speeding along Cape Coral Parkway East. A K-9 unit smelled drugs leading to a search of the car. Police discovered cocaine, prescription painkillers, and anabolic steroids in ...
Cape Coral Police later caught up with Steven Grisales, the man accused of the attack, at his mother's home. He pretended to be asleep. "To just go crazy on a driver for no apparent reason, you know, who knows what went on in his mind," questioned a nearby resident, Michelle Beale. Police had the same ...

The Clearwater-based craft beer maker took over the former Cape Coral Brewing Co. space at 839 Miramar St. in the south Cape in December, transforming it into a place for selling Big Storm's popular Arcus IPA, Wavemaker Amber Ale, Tropic Pressure Florida Ale and more. It has a grand-opening ...
Baty was last seen by his grandmother, walking on foot at 11:30 p.m. Friday evening wearing a black hoodie with North Nicholas High School printed on the front, gray track pants, a black and red T-shirt and black shoes. Police say Baty could be in the company of a white 17-year-old female, Cristina A.
CareerSource Southwest Florida will host a job fair for Burlington on Thursday and Friday at 4150 Ford Street Extension in Fort Myers. Times are 9 ... to impress. Jim Wall, spokesman for CareerSource Southwest Florida, said the Cape Coral location should help Burlington's hiring in a tight labor market.
Lee County high school students walked out of class at noon Wednesday in support of the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Students at Riverdale and Lehigh Senior high schools left classes at 10 a.m. Students at other Lee County schools — Cape Coral, ...
The quality of seawalls in Cape Coral continues to make headlines after hundreds were damaged following Hurricane Irma. The damage should be a warning for future home buyers and builders. When Lisa Lamb moved to Cape Coral, she knew she wanted waterfront property. "It's just paradise," Lamb ...
You might if they were Florida burrowing owls. They've set up housekeeping in some of Cape Coral's nicest neighborhoods. “When you see them, you just want to take care of them,” said Greg Borchardt, a Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife volunteer who checks on burrows throughout the city. These pint-sized ...
An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing and endangered South Florida 8-year-old, along with two adults who may be with her. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Juliet Odierna was last seen along Oasis Boulevard in Cape Coral. She's described as a 4-foot-3 and 80 pounds, ...


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