Lehigh Acres woman arrested on aggravated child abuse charges

A Lehigh Acres woman was arrested for physically abusing a seven-month-old child, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. Yoanelis Candelaria, 25, was arrested after intentionally striking an infant. July 9, Lee County deputies responded to the Golisano Children’s Hospital where medical staff diagnosed the baby with facial bruising and a skull fracture. Detectives identified…

Build-A-Bear closes lines after large response to ‘Pay Your Age Day’

Build-A-Bear Workshop says it is closing lines for its “Pay Your Age Day” event that proved to be massively popular. “Based on the unprecedented response to our Pay Your Age Day event in our early opening stores, we are experiencing significantly longer than expected lines and large crowds,” Build-A-Bear said in a statement on its website. “Local authorities are requiring…

1 killed, 1 injured in Lehigh shooting

One person was killed and another was injured early Thursday morning in a shooting on 52nd Street West, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies responded to a shooting around 2:30 a.m. to the 2800 block of 52nd Street West and found two people injured. One person succumbed to his or her injuries, while the…