Lee Co. man found guilty of molesting 8-year-old girl

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Lee County jury convicted a man of lewd and lascivious acts on a child on Thursday. Mark Douglas was found guilty of molesting an 8-year-old girl and offering h..
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41 Guns taken off Fort Myers streets in March & April

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 41 guns from city streets d..
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Man allegedly steals from aunt after getting out of jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested 21-year-old Harry Alexander Beatty, of 20526 Midway Boulevard, for pawning jewelry he stole from his aunt after..
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Ft. Myers woman sentenced after cashing dead mother's checks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers woman, accused of cashing her dead mother's Social Security checks is walking away a free woman today. Gail Andrews plead guilty to forging and..
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Neighbor allegedly catches burglar red-handed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested an Englewood man Monday for burglarizing three vehicles near his home. Andrew Darrell Neiding, 23, of 2075 Georgia A..
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Familiar foe to challenge US Rep. David Rivera

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Embattled Congressman David Rivera may soon be facing a familiar foe.    Democrat Joe Garcia told The Miami Herald (http://bit.ly/IG8CA9 ) on Monday he ..
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Circus performer convicted of sexual abuse

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALATKA, Fla. (AP) - A circus performer is heading to prison for life after being convicted of sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl.    Prosecutors announced Monday th..
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Police: Taco Bell customer ruined computer system

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Taco Bell customer is facing felony charges after police say he threw his soda on a cash register after becoming upset that his order wasn't prepared cor..
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Fla. woman gets $90,000 ring back after ad

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A $90,000 diamond ring is back with its owner because of a newspaper classified ad.    The Pensacola News Journal reported (http://on.pnj.com/..
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Sarasota minister gets life for sexual abuse

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A Sarasota minister has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy.    The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported (http:..
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Fla. firm faces damages over discriminatory email

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Lauderdale company that hires crews for yachts is facing damages after an employee accidentally sent an email to an applicant saying she wasn't ..
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Fort Myers wins Walmart donation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida will receive $50,000 from Walmart's Fight Hunger Facebook Challenge.  The Fort Myers/Cape Coral area placed 18th in the online contest. The..
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Urn lost in 2008 accident found along Fla. road

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A widower who lost the urn containing his wife's ashes in a traffic accident four years ago can now have them back, if he wants them.    ..
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Occupy Miami convenes for May Day rally

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Occupy Miami and other community organizers are joining protesters from across the country in May Day rallies.    Labor organizations and other communit..
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Gov. to sign bill on Cuba-Syria trade restrictions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill that would ban state and local governments from hiring any companies that do business in Cuba or Syria.    In..
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2 Arrested in Punta Gorda prostitution sting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by Punta Gorda Police officers, conducted an undercover prostitution operation Monday that resulte..
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Truly Organic is just that in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Naples newest pizza restaurant is doing it a little different than anyone else.  Truly Organic Pizza is the first and only USDA-certified pizza eatery... ..
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Stand Your Ground Meeting Today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new Florida task force examining the state's self-defense laws is finally meeting. Gov. Rick Scott created the Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protectio..
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Last minute push to win hunger challenge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers/Cape Coral are still in the running to win $50,000 from Walmart's Fighting Hunger Challenge on Facebook.  The deadline is midnight on April 30th.&..
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Three masked men rob bowling alley with guns, fire shots

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three armed robbery suspects forced victims to the ground and shot witnesses when they tried to stop the thieves Monday night.  It all started at Pin Street..
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