Car care ministry helps hundreds of drivers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Do you remember the last time you had your car serviced? A new report out shows nearly 40% of drivers are putting off routine maintenance because they can't afford i..
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Small plane has rough landing at Marco Island airport

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office said a small plane experienced rough landing at the Marco Island Executive Airport on Sunday afternoon. Authorities say the..
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Archdiocese announces extra flights to Cuba for Pope visit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - The Archdiocese of Miami is announcing additional flights to Cuba for Pope Benedict XVI's upcoming visit. The church says extra flights are available from Fort Lauderd..
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Gov. Rick Scott has successful legislative session

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is happy with the results of his second legislative session. Scott accomplished his major goals in the session that ended at midnight Frida..
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Motorcyclist killed in crash with MIFD vehicle

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - A motorcyclist has died after a crash involving a vehicle with the Marco Island Fire Rescue Department. Marco Island police said the crash happened around 3pm ..
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Bondi hires legal team for Florida oil spill claims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Pam Bondi has hired four law firms to help with Florida's claims related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill two years ago. Bondi said Friday ..
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RFK's widow to join Florida farmworkers on day 6 of fast

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Robert F. Kennedy's widow will join fasting Florida tomato pickers asking Publix supermarket chain to help boost their wages. About 60 fasters are on day six. They wan..
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Florida lawmakers end 2012 session with PIP deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BILL KACZOR/Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State lawmakers ended their regular 2012 session at midnight Friday after lengthy debate over anti-fraud auto insurance legisl..
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Alleged bribe keeps man from serious prison time

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Anthony Gilkes was ready to go on trial this week accused of shooting another man in the face. He even admitted to police in August of 2010 he shot the man in a j..
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One person killed in crash on Fort Myers Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- One person is dead after a traffic crash on Fort Myers Beach Friday night.The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash happened at the intersection of Lenell Road ..
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Voters will be asked to approve property tax cuts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida voters will be asked this fall to cut taxes for senior citizens and for the families of "fallen heroes."    The Florida Legislature ..
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Church spends thousands to build public park

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A local church is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars of its own money to build a public park.Cape Christian Fellowship on Chiquita Boulevard was initially ..
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Substance abuse programs spared from cuts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Substance abuse treatment programs will be spared from the doomsday budget that was proposed last month. Lawmakers have agreed on a $2.1 million cut, roughly one..
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Deputies continue to investigate Bonita Springs Doctor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Twenty-four hours later, Lee County Deputies are still searching through Doctor Zannos Grekos Bonita Springs office. Authorities raided the practice and began..
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Parental 'trigger' bill dies in Fla. Senate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill that would have let parents trigger turnaround plans for failing public schools through a petition drive died Friday on the floor of the Florida Sen..
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Florida lawmakers close in on end of 2012 session

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State lawmakers were set to end their regular 2012 session Friday night, but they'll be returning in the near future because the Florida Supreme Court earl..
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Fla. student pleads not guilty to Obama threat

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami college student accused of posting threats against President Barack Obama on Facebook has pleaded not guilty.    The plea was entered Friday in ..
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Doctor at the center of homicide investigation speaks out

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A Bonita Springs doctor is at the center of a homicide investigation after his patient ended up dead. Lee County Sheriff's Deputies and the Crime Scene Unit c..
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Parents targeted in Charlotte County purse thefts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives report purses are being stolen from parent or guardian vehicles at school parent pickup, day care centers or aft..
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Strawberry growers worried about big harvest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - At the Florida Strawberry Festival, there are shortcake eating contests, a berry queen and a strawberry production exhibit.    It's one of Fl..
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