Pedestrian killed by officer responding to crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a truck driver died after being hit by a Jacksonville police officer responding to another crash.    The Florida Highway Pa..
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Sex offender accused of kidnapping massage parlor employee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- A registered sex offender is under arrest for allegedly robbing, sexually assaulting, and kidnapping a Naples massage parlor employee.Naples Police say 30-year old Ra..
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Deputy escapes charges in molestation case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - No charges will be filed against a Sarasota sheriff's captain accused of molesting an underage girl two decades ago.    While the Florida Depar..
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Prescribed burn planned for state park in Stuart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

STUART, Fla. (AP) - A prescribed burn is planned for a state park in Stuart.    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Atlantic Ridge Preserve State Pa..
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Parrots valued at $80,000 stolen in Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BUCKINGHAM, Fla. (AP) - Lee County detectives are investigating the theft of 160 breeding pairs or rare parrots valued at more than $80,000.    Officials say Sandra ..
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Fla woman set on fire at gas station recovering

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida woman set on fire at a gas station is recovering from second- and third-degree burns.    Naomie Breton, 33, was attacked M..
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Rare Fla butterfly sought for breeding program

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Federal wildlife authorities have issued an emergency order authorizing the capture of a handful of rare butterflies in South Florida.    Earl..
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St. Petersburg museum cleaning 4 Dali canvases

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The public has been invited to watch a Tampa Bay-area museum restore four masterworks by Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali.    Conservatio..
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5 injured in Osprey crash in Florida Panhandle

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NAVARRE, Fla. (AP) - Military officials say five airmen have been hospitalized after their aircraft crashed during training in the Florida Panhandle.    The CV-22 Os..
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Autopsy set for woman pulled from Gulf off Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida Panhandle police say an Alabama woman has died days after helping her daughter and her daughter's friends escape a rip current in the Gulf of..
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172 inmates released or moved from flooded FL jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have released or moved roughly a quarter of the inmates at a Florida Panhandle jail after weekend flooding knocked out its power and air conditio..
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Election officials told Fla Gov he wasn't a voter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott knows what it's like to be told that he's not a registered voter.    In a radio interview Thursday, Scott said he wa..
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Large Fla strawberry grower sells Plant City farm

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - The owner of one of the best known and oldest strawberry farms in central Florida is selling his land.    Gary Wishnatzki is selling part of ..
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Victim in Florida teen burning case to testify

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teenager who was doused with alcohol and set on fire by middle school classmates is taking the witness stand in the trial of the allege..
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LCSO seeks identities of copper thieves

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, March 26, deputies responded to a report of copper thefts in the 11900 block of Fairway Lakes Drive in the Gateway subdivision of Fort Myers. The coppe..
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Jailed man arrested again, his blood found at burglary scene

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives solved a burglary case that occurred Feb. 9 in Port Charlotte. Blood found at crime scene matched that of a man already ..
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CCSO arrests 3 boys for allegedly stealing golf cart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested three of four Englewood area boys involved in the theft of a golf cart from Lemon Bay Golf Club, 9600 Eagle Preserve..
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SR80 reopens after earlier crash at Joel Blvd

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- State Road 80 at Joel Blvd has reopened after an earlier crash with injuries. Traffic was diverted around the scene for several hours, but the scene is now clear...
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World's Largest swimming lesson set for June 14

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday June 14th, thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the globe will unite to set a new global record for THE WORLD’S LARGEST SWI..
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St. Matthew's House gets $2 million land gift

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

NAPLES, FL - St. Matthew's House needs room to expand...now they have the land to do it. An anonymous donor put up the money to purchase more than 2 1/2 acres of property directly ..
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