A sick alligator was reported in a pond on Henderson Road on July 26. Police came and observed the 4-foot-long alligator. It did not look sick to them.
Nashville-based country singer Mindy McCready was charged with assaulting her mother in Fort Myers, Fla., and with resisting officers called to the disturbance. The Florida native, whose songs such as "Ten Thousand Angels" have topped country music charts, faces two misdemeanor charges of domestic battery and resisting arrest.