Crimes and Courts

Crime in Fort Myers Drops Almost Five Percent in 2017

Crime in the city of Fort Myers has dropped 4.6 percent from 2016 to 2017.

According to data from the Fort Myers Police Department, the number of murders dropped more than 33% over the two years.

In 2016, Fort Myers police logged one manslaughter case. In 2017, there were none.

The only violent crime that increased was robbery.

Do you feel safer?

Lee County School District Selling Nine Vacant Properties
The Lee County School District is selling nine properties it currently owns. It seeks to allocate the money from the

Read more.

FDA Issues Safety Warning Over Liquid Nitrogen Treats
Be careful when consuming liquid nitrogen. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said there is a potential for serious injury

Read more.

First School Stabbing of the Year at Dunbar High School
A Lee County school was the scene of a stabbing by one student on classmate Thursday morning and is

Read more.

Cape Coral Police to Conduct Selective Traffic Enforcement Wave
Labor Day weekend is considered one of the deadliest holidays for drunk driving. In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety

Read more.