Former NBA player Loren Woods charged with DUI

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say former NBA player Loren Woods was arrested on DUI charges in Tampa.    Jail records show 33-year-old Woods refused a blood-alcohol..
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Wildfire continues to burn along I-75 in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A wildfire is still burning along I-75 in Collier County that started Wednesday evening. The interstate is back open in both directions at mile marker 101, af..
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List ranks SW Florida #1 most difficult area to evacuate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With hurricane season just ahead, a new study is some raising concern.  Experts say southwest Florida is the number one most difficult area to evacuate.&nb..
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Fire burning in Collier Co. estimated to be 500 acres

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- The fire burning near mile marker 89 in southern Collier County is estimated to be 500 acres.  As of 11 p.m. Wednesday night, it was only 25% contained..
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Cape PD in need of more volunteer officers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - They patrol the streets of Cape Coral and issue citations. These men and women are not officers, they're volunteers. They save the police department almost a mil..
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As snowbirds leave, SWFL charities call for more donations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It's the time of year when snowbirds start getting ready to head back home, and businesses aren't the only ones that will miss the extra traffic. Local charities..
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Cockpit Audio Released: Widow makes emergency landing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Newly released audio from inside the cockpit illustrate the tense moments when an 80 year old woman landed an airplane after her pilot husband collapsed. Helen ..
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More than two million people held as slaves

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - 2.4 Million people are being held in slavery at any given moment, according to new statistics from the United Nations. Human trafficking is a $32 Billion a year ..
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2 Fires burn near the Picayune Strand, started by lightning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

UPDATE 8:30 P.M.:  The 25-acre fire in the Picayne Strand is 100% contained.  The second fire in the Florida Panther Wildlife Refuge, is now at 300 acres and is 10% conta..
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New laws in Fla. take toll on citizen-led voter registration

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- We may not see the large, citizen-driven voter registration drives in Florida, this election year. That's because of new and tough laws governing the registration..
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Car crashes into building in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A vehicle has crashed into Pete's Italian Restaurant at the Lighthouse Plaza, located at 728  Pine Island Rd. at Nicholas Pkwy. NW.  The fire department..
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SWFL residents can help stop suspicious wildfires

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Several suspicious wildfires have occurred in Lee and Hendry counties this year, and Caloosahatchee Forestry Center reminds residents to report suspicious activit..
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Wisniewski's court case gains national attention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Lee County court case is in the national spotlight. The Dylan Wisniewski trial, which wrapped up in January, is airing on Tru-TV. He was convicted of manslaught..
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North Port fire ruled arson, homicide investigation begins

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- New details have been released about a fatal fire that happened in North Port early Tuesday morning. Authorities are now saying 43-year-old Carol Lyn Wisdom died ..
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2-Vehicle accident slows traffic at 23rd & Gunnery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A two-vehicle accident on Gunnery Rd. S slowed down traffic Wednesday afternoon and left one person critically injured. A Jeep Liberty and a Chevy Tahoe collide..
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Mother arrested after toddler dies in crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 31-year-old Cape Coral woman has been arrested for negligent manslaughter after a car accident at Fowler and Market Streets that killed her 2-year-old daughter ..
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DEA agents investigate a Ft. Myers Walgreens

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- DEA agents served a routine administrative warrant at the Walgreens located on Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers on Wednesday morning. The store was open for business,..
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LCSO locates lost child's parents

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- UPDATE: The child's family has been located. ORIGINAL REPORT: The Lee County Sheriff’s Office found an unidentified child and are unable to locate his paren..
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7 hurt when Tampa to Houston jet hits turbulence

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - Five passengers and two flight attendants have been hurt after a flight from Tampa, Fla., to Houston hit severe turbulence over Louisiana.    Houston ..
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Graziano brother injured in Pinellas County wreck

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A dump truck crashed into a car and sent two men to the hospital, including a man whose brother suffered severe brain damage in 2007 while riding in a car with N..
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