Alligator eats dog in Lehigh Acres neighborhood

LEHIGH ACRES Authorities responded to a neighborhood in Lee County, where an alligator was apparently eating a dog. On Saturday, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to the report of an alligator that had a dog in its mouth in Lehigh Acres. FWC’s Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program responded to the nearest address of the…

Tornado damages home in Tice Monday

TICE A waterspout formed over the Caloosahatchee River and moved ashore as a tornado in Tice, causing damage to a home Monday. Neighbors at Tice Mobile Home Court say it all happened very quick, around 7 p.m. The roof and lanai was blown off a neighbor’s mobile home on New York Drive. Patio furniture was…

FMPD officer involved in U.S. 41 traffic accident

FORT MYERS A Fort Myers police officer suffered minor injuries from a crash Tuesday evening and was found not at fault. On Tuesday around 11:45 p.m., a Fort Myers Police Department officer was on routine patrol duty while driving north on Cleveland Ave. approaching Carrell Rd. As the officer approached the intersection, another vehicle attempted…