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Lee County Sheriff's Office investigating threats at Bonita Springs, Riverdale high schools  The News-Press

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has active investigations ongoing by youth services detectives for the threats.

North Fort Myers, Dunbar and Riverdale knock the rust off in spring football scrimmage  The News-Press

North Fort Myers hosted Dunbar, Riverdale and perennial power Venice in a controlled scrimmage as teams near spring games and summer workouts.

Student writes threat to shoot up Riverdale High School  NBC2 News

A mystery writer left a note that threatened they would shoot up a Lee County high school. Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies said a Riverdale High School ...

Lee County Sheriff's Office investigating sex crime at Riverdale High School  The News-Press

Lee County deputies are investigating a sex crime at Riverdale High School.

Time and dates for Lee County graduation ceremonies  Wink News

High School graduations in Lee County are quickly approaching and we have compiled a list of dates and times for each graduation ceremony. The high ...

23 threats made against Lee County schools in 2019  NBC2 News

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - There have been 23 threats at Lee County schools since the calendar turned to 2019, a majority of which have been deemed not credible.

Riverdale's single-wing offense could be key to Raiders' first winning season since 2010  The News-Press

In the age of flashy spread offenses, Riverdale is a part of a small minority that runs the single wing.

Riverdale, Cypress Lake roll to victories in high school football openers played Monday  The News-Press

LaBelle pounds SFCA; Gateway, Canterbury fall in season-opening games.

High school football team scores 72 points to honor late teammate  Fox 4

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – A Fort Myers high school football team lit up the scoreboard to honor a former teammate who died of heat exhaustion.

Death sentence appeal denied for convicted killer of Riverdale teacher  NBC2 News

The Supreme Court of Florida has denied relief to a convicted murderer after several appeals.

Eight to be inducted to Lee County Athletic Hall of Fame - | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

The School District of Lee County has announced the Lee County Athletic Conference Hall of Fame inductees for 201.

Riverdale High football player dies from heat stroke  Lehigh Acres Citizen

The Riverdale High School community is reeling following the death of one of its students from heat stroke at an offseason football workout.

Zach Polsenberg family sends notice of intent to sue Lee County schools, Riverdale High  The News-Press

Frustrated by Lee County schools' response to the heatstroke death last summer of Riverdale High football player Zachary Martin-Polsenberg, and trying, it says, ...

Convicted Riverdale teacher killer seeks removal of death penalty  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. A man convicted in a high-profile killing more than 20 years ago is asking a judge to overturn his death penalty amid statewide questions ...

Lee County school district's graduation rate hits 82 percent — its highest level ever  The News-Press

The Lee County school district's graduation rate has been steadily increasing the past few years.

The News-Press 2018 Football All-Area Team: Defense  The News-Press

Cape Coral's Tre'shaun Clark, Lehigh's Quashon Fuller and Dunbar's Derick Hunter Jr. are finalists for Football Defense Player of the Year.

Regional playoffs: The News-Press previews all 8 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

Barron Collier at Fort Myers headlines the slate of eight high school football regional quarterfinal games in Lee County on Friday.

5 Things to Know: Aug. 3  NBC2 News

Five things to know before you go on this Friday, August 3rd, 2018.

12 schools in Florida made the top 100 in U.S. News & World Report's national ranking of schools  Naples Daily News

According to U.S. News, 17245 public high schools out of more than 23000 reviewed were ranked.

The News-Press High School Football Week 4 Power Rankings of all 20 area teams  The News-Press

Who are the best high school football teams in the area? Each week The News-Press will rank all 20 teams in Lee County and LaBelle. The power rankings are ...

Three students at Riverdale High take first at national competition  Lehigh Acres Citizen

Three of Riverdale High School's Future Business Leaders of America students recently took top honors in the social media campaign category at the National ...

Lee County sheriff's deputy on leave for elbowing suspect  Wink News

A Lee County sheriff's deputy was caught on camera elbowing a suspect in the face. Lee County Sheriff's Office confirmed that a deputy was placed on ...

GIBSON, David B.  Buffalo News

GIBSON - David B. Age 71, of North Tonawanda, died January 16, 2019. David was a former teacher at Riverdale High School in Fort Myers, FL. In 1983, after ...

Kiwanis Club holding banquet for scholarship recipients  Lehigh Acres Citizen

More than a dozen high school students received a new scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres this year.

12-year-old girl arrested, accused of threatening a shooting at Cypress Lake Middle School  The News-Press

Detectives arrested the girl after she admitted to writing the threat in the girl's bathroom.

Lee County graduation ceremonies to be streamed online  Fox 4

Lee County schools are planning on streaming the 2018 graduation ceremonies online. About 5000 seniors are expected to earn their diploma this year.

SWFL High School football: Scores, photos, videos for Preseason Kickoff Classics  The News-Press

Participate in a live chat with Naples Daily News and News-Press sports journalists as we break down the action from tonight's preseason games.

'Lords of Chaos' ringleader, 'Cracker Barrel' killer, denied Florida death row appeals  The News-Press

Two death row inmates from Southwest Florida will remain in line for lethal injection after the Florida Supreme Court denied their latest appeals. Appeals were ...

An editor's look at 32 years of the biggest stories making the biggest headlines  The News-Press

If my math is correct, and that's a big if for a journalist, 10,727 is the number of editions of The News-Press printed since I arrived Aug. 16, 1986. And that doesn't ...

4-H auctions take center stage  Lehigh Acres Citizen

For four months, members of the area 4-H organizations raised their animals to be judged and eventually auctioned away to the highest bidder.

Fort Myers teen dies after head strikes boat propellar  NBC2 News

A teenager from Fort Myers is dead after getting hit by a boat propeller in the Keys on Sunday.

Lee County gangster accused of murder wants off death row  NBC2 News

After nearly 21 years of being on death row for murdering a Lee County teacher, a gang's ringleader is trying to get off death row.

Coach Delgado leaves Apopka High School  The Apopka Voice

James Delgado, the Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Line Coach and Recruiting Coordinator since 2011 at Apopka High School, is leaving to take a job as ...

SWFL family loses loved one to drugs  Fox 4

LEE COUNTY, Fla., - A Southwest Florida family is heartbroken after losing their loved one to a drug overdose last month.

Superintendent's plan leads to more changes at schools  The News-Press

Lee County teachers return to school next week, and, at several schools, they'll be looking at new faces in the administrative teams. On Tuesday night, the ...

Veteran's Day events in Southwest Florida  NBC2 News

A list of events in Southwest Florida honoring and recognizing veterans.

Pair accused of sex act on Fort Myers sidewalk  The News-Press

Two people were arrested Monday, accused of a sex act on a Fort Myers sidewalk in broad daylight.

Lee Co. teachers recognized as being high impact  Fox 4

The Lee County School District congratulates the more than 200 teachers designated High Impact by the Florida Department of Education.

Flu outbreak sees spike, kills Fort Myers native  NBC2 News

The flu epidemic has continued to spread in Southwest Florida.

Lee County is on the fast path to building new schools  The News-Press

The Bonita Springs high school site might look overgrown, but activity should be ramping up in the coming months. And that's just one area Lee County is likely ...

Cape Coral man accused of sexually assaulting child in Lee County for 12 years has been arrested  The News-Press

Matthew Roach, 64, is accused of sexually abusing a girl from the time she was 3 years old until she was 15, according to an arrest report.

LCSO: Eight East Lee High students arrested Wednesday - six after brawl draws crowd of 300  The News-Press

Eight arrested students. Two injured staff members. And a 300-spectator brawl that left the school on lockdown an hour before dismissal. Wednesday "was not a ...

Riverdale student arrested with arsenal of weapons in vehicle  Lehigh Acres Citizen

A Riverdale High School student is under arrest after three shotguns, a loaded semi-automatic handgun, a loaded revolver, two large bayonet style...

Congratulations, Lee County Class of 2014  The News-Press

See photos and video from 2014 graduation ceremonies.

Five things to know about Lee’s student enrollment results  The News-Press

Here are five things parents may want to know about Lee County's student enrollment lottery.

Wirth verdict: Guilty of first-degree murder, armed robbery  NBC2 News

Justin Wirth, the 20-year-old accused of killing a Riverdale High School classmate and the boy's mother in 2012, was convicted Thursday afternoon at the Lee ...

News-Press Luminary: Elmer Tabor is Mr. Cape Coral  The News-Press

Name the project in Cape Coral and Elmer Tabor's name is probably on it. He'll back away from any public acknowledgement of his impact on this city of 180000 ...

Investigation into suspicious package at 7-Eleven in Estero ends; area deemed safe  The News-Press

Lee County deputies were on scene 7-Eleven located at 21850 South Tamiami Trail investigating a suspicious package.

21-year-old Fort Myers man identified as victim of fatal Sunday night shooting  The News-Press

Fort Myers police responded to a call of gunshots near Thomas and Pauldo streets Sunday evening.

On the move: school principals, assistants take new roles  The News-Press

There will be new faces around the district and school sites this coming school year following the superintendent's recent reorganization announcements.

Former deputy wants to be leader in hometown  The News-Press

David Lusk retired in April, ending his career as a lawman. He now wants a seat on Lee County's school board.

The News-Press  The News-Press

Last SlideNext Slide. Fullscreen. None. Kevin Foster, leader of the Lords of Chaos, brandishes an AR-15 prior to the group's crime spree in 1996.

Former Mariner boys basketball coach James Harris appears in court  The News-Press

Former Mariner High boys basketball coach James Harris, who is accused of having sex with a student at the school and his home, appeared in Lee County ...

Southwest Florida historical news  The News-Press

The News-Press is celebrating 130 years in Southwest Florida. Check back daily for 130 historical facts about the area. 1884: Stafford Cleveland, a publisher in ...

Mindy McCready remembered for making others laugh  USA TODAY

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Gayle Inge will always remember her daughter as a little girl in a car seat belting tunes into a hairbrush. Mindy McCready, country music ...

Things to do with the kids this weekend in Southwest Florida  The News-Press

There's a holiday ice skating show, several holiday events, a tennis festival and Great Outdoor Adventure Day, just to name a few.

Program begins for local kids at Buckingham Park  Lehigh Acres Citizen

A new boys and girls recreational lacrosse league for children ages 7-14 is starting in the Lehigh Acres, Buckingham, North Myers Shores and Alva...

Cape still reeling from toxic blue-green algae bloom  The News-Press

Clements is one of thousands of Cape Coral residents who've learned to at least partially cope with the impacts of a blue-green algae outbreak that started more ...

Summer camps in Southwest Florida  The News-Press

Summer break is about eight weeks long this year, depending on the school one attends. Here are a few local summer camps to help make the days more ...

'Fourth Down in Dunbar' explores NFL players, history  The News-Press

"Fourth Down in Dunbar" provides rare glimpse of NFL players behind their facemasks.

Lehigh family mourns death of solider son -, news, sports, Florida info  Lehigh Acres Citizen

The Department of Defense announced Monday, Aug. 20 the death of seven *service* members who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died ...

Lee County deputy dies in custody after birthday bar celebration

A Lee County sheriff's deputy died in custody after being kicked out of the Fort Myers bar where he was celebrating his 32nd birthday. Willard "Truck" ...

The opposite of bullying, Do Right Thing student stories profiled  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Bullying in schools is a hot topic in the news, especially with new cyberbullying on the Internet. The Lee County Sheriff Office's Do The Right Thing Program is ...

The Spring Break breakdown  Fort Myers Beach Observer

On short notice, Ron Kain wanted to take the family on a spring getaway and he chose Fort Myers Beach on a whim.

Lehigh Acres man convicted of first-degree murder on 20th birthday  The News-Press

A man who was accused of killing a mother and her 16-year-old son was found guilty of two first-degree murder charges Thursday — his 20th birthday.

Death row appeal denied for Joshua Nelson, who was convicted of killing Cape Coral teen Tommy Owens  The News-Press

A third Southwest Florida man has had his death row appeal denied. Joshua Nelson, who killed Tommy Owens in 1995, will remain on death row.

Lee's superintendent a homegrown teacher and farmer  The News-Press

Superintendent Greg Adkins isn't just a lifelong educator. He's a Rotarian, endurance athlete, father, sustainable farmer.

Larry Hart: Nominee for public official of the year  The News-Press

Lee County Tax Collector Larry Hart says growing up in an urban neighborhood gave him an understanding for the struggles of other people and the desire to ...

Florida algae crisis: Red tide causing dead zone conditions in Gulf of Mexico  TCPalm

A combination of rotting fish and algae blanketing the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico is creating a dead zone off Southwest Florida, two scientists say. "Nothing is ...

Red tide reaches the Panhandle

The impacts of red tide, which have devastated marine life along the southwest Gulf Coast, was discovered in Florida's Panhandle last week.

Kids calendar: summer camp edition  The News-Press

Friday, June 5. Summer Reading Days Through Aug. 31, Bennett's will offer children, from kindergarten through fifth grade, a complimentary *fresh* donut each ...

Coy wants to help Lee have cleaner, calmer government  The News-Press

Andy Coy does things in twos: He's a twin, has two daughters and two master's degrees, and has spent two 10-year stints as a teacher. Now, he'd like to add to ...

Lee County superintendent Nancy Graham resigns  The News-Press

Tears fell, hands clapped and kind words were spoken to Nancy Graham when she announced, just two years into her role as superintendent, the time has ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

NEW: Florida teen dies after collapsing during football practice  Palm Beach Post

A Florida teen who suffered a heat stroke during football practice has died.Zachary Martin-Polsenberg, 16, of Fort Myers, was on life support at Holtz Children's ...

Disabled students buddy up at FGCU Water Games  Eagle News

College isn't just about fun and games, but on Friday, April 8, five students from an FGCU class will try to make it that way for disabled high school ...

Fueled by son's death after football practice, Palm Coast family works to prevent heat...  Palm Coast Observer

Nearly a year after his son's death from heat stroke, James Polsenberg has just one wish: Never again.

Florida Supreme Court continues to deny appeals for death row inmates, including two more from Southwest Florida  The News-Press

Jack Sliney was convicted of killing a pawn shop owner in 1992. Anton Krawczuk killed David Staker in his home and then dumped his body in Charlotte County.

Florida Supreme Court Ruling gives death row inmates chance at life  The News-Press

More than half of Florida's 384 death row inmates may be eligible for new sentencing hearings under a ruling by the state's Supreme Court.

Toxic algae killed east coast dog after contact with St. Lucie River, necropsy reveals  The News-Press

Toxic blue-green algae in the St. Lucie River killed Finn, a healthy 9-year-old standard poodle, a medical report shows. A necropsy found cyanobacteria, the ...

Lehigh Major Little League team lands in Southeast Regional with eye on World Series  The News-Press

The Lehigh Acres All-Stars head to Warner Robins, Georgia, to play in the Southeast Regional starting Friday, Aug. 3.

Spring Break: 20 years of sun & fun on Fort Myers Beach  The News-Press

Fort Myers Beach, and specifically the Lani Kai, have been spring break central for decades. Here's a look back at 20 years worth of spring break in Southwest ...

62 Days ‘Til Kickoff: Mount Cody and “The Rocky Block”  Roll 'Bama Roll

A fan favorite who will forever be connected with Alabama's 2009 championship run, Terrence Cody did the unthinkable to help Bama beat the hated Vols.

Tell Mel: Motorcycle accident scam hits many churches  The News-Press

Sunday's column about the guy with the sob story about his son being in a motorcycle wreck sounded familiar to many readers. Some recounted the same story ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 200m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 200 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

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