Autopsy: Evidence of marijuana in Martin's blood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Medical examiners found evidence of marijuana in Trayvon Martin's system after he was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer, an autopsy report release..
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A special graduation for eight local students

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Amanda Hoyle never thought she would be walking across the stage to get her diploma. But after four years at the Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy, she now has a degree ..
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No charges to be filed in Sanibel Causeway bike accident

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- No criminal charges will be filed in a deadly bike accident that happened more than a year ago on the Sanibel Causeway. Prosecutors say there's not enough evidenc..
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Alzheimer's study has local ties

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- "I have to do everything for him. I am his caregiver," said Phyllis Johnston, also the patient's wife. Bob Johnston is 76 and has Alzheimer's disease. It changed ..
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Local man survives flesh-eating bacteria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Doctors are working to save the life of a young Georgia grad student who's suffering from a flesh-eating bacteria. It has already taken her left leg and the..
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Dump truck snaps power pole

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A dump truck struck a power pole on Laredo at Ortiz in Fort Myers Thursday afternoon. The driver did not have his or her bed down and clipped the power line, snap..
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Man hits another driver with a bottle of chocolate milk

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man following a road rage incident that resulted in his hitting the woman driver in the head several times with a ..
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FMPD searches for mentally ill missing woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, the Fort Myers Police Department received a report of a missing person. Dorothy Foreman, 51, of Fort Myers, was last seen at the Family Dollar Store ..
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Families fight with school district over bus stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- There's a bitter battle happening between parents in one Lee County community and the school district. Families in the Cross Creek neighborhood are outraged the s..
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$81,450 in cash & 4.25 lbs. of pot seized in Naples bust

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Deputies arrested a 44-year-old Naples man Wednesday after 4.25 lbs. of marijuana, grow equipment, guns and $81,450 in cash were seized from his residence at 3860 14t..
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Man arrested on marijuana charges & for fake licenses

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOUTH GROVE CITY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a South Grove City man Wednesday on drug charges and for manufacturing fake driver’s lic..
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State set to close local detention facility

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- The Crossroads detention facility at the Charlotte and Glades county line has been rehabilitating teenage boys for nearly a quarter of a century.  The f..
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Agency for disabled people rates Fla. providers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state has updated its Medicaid provider ratings for Floridians with developmental disabilities.    The Agency for Persons with Disabilit..
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Workshops set for gopher tortoise conservation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Wildlife officials will be conducting regional workshops for gopher tortoise conservation.    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission made..
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Prosecutor: Plea deals set in Fla. A&M hazing case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A prosecutor says two defendants accused of hazing a Florida A&M University band member are expected to plead guilty to lesser charges.   &nb..
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Water main break in Cape Coral creates traffic tie up

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-  All lanes have reopened on Del Prado Boulevard South near the intersection with Veterans Parkway. Two lanes of southbound traffic were shutdown for hours af..
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Woman foils would-be robbery by chasing suspects

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) - A Hobe Sound woman chased after four would-be robbers when she returned home from taking her husband to work and saw them climbing out of her window. &..
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Fla. man pleads guilty to pointing laser at planes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Attorney's Office says a 49-year-old man faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to aiming a laser pointer at a plane departing from Or..
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Man's caretaker arrested for being accessory after murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested the caretaker of the man found murdered and buried in a grave alongside the victims home at 1..
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Pit bull bites 3-year-old girl on face

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - Deputies say a 3-year-old girl was bitten in the face by her family's pit bull.    Authorities say the dog tried to take food from the girl ..
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