FMPD investigates suspicious package

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, at 6:05 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to the Chase bank located at 5767 Lee Boulevard in reference to a suspicious package. The ban..
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N. Ft. Myers 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, at 4:05 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an armed robbery at the 7-11 at 6326 Beau Drive, North Fort Myers...
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Hard Rock adding 400 jobs in Tampa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A major expansion at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa is bringing 400 new jobs.    The hotel and casino complex said Thursday th..
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Florida mulls outlawing Shariah, other foreign law

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A measure to ban the use of foreign laws in domestic courtrooms is progressing in Florida's statehouse, one of dozens of similar efforts across the cou..
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Car crashes into Rotonda canal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROTONDA, Fla.- UPDATE: Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies report the man who crashed his car into a Rotonda canal near his home around 5 a.m. Friday morning, was cited for careles..
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Naples Historical Society 50th Anniversary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  NAPLES, Fla. A major milestone for the Naples Historical Society. They are celebrating their 50th anniversary this weekend.     The celebration will happ..
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Random drug testing for Florida employees

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House is poised to pass a bill allowing all state agencies to randomly drug-test their employees. But a similar measure is in trouble in the Se..
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FGCU men's basketball team advances

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

MACON, Ga. - The FGCU men's basketball team still has more basketball to play this season.  The Eagles advance to the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun tournament with a 71-61 wi..
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Lee Co. real estate agent arrested after child porn found

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- One man's effort to speed up his business ends in a child porn arrest.  The owner of a local realty company hired an expert to check out the company comput..
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Suspicious package detonated in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A suspicious package in Lee County shut down a busy shopping center for several hours on Thursday evening.  The Southwest Florida Regional Bomb Squad was c..
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Residents sound off on 21 foot noise wall in Eagle Creek

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

  COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Residents in East Naples sound off on the idea of 21 foot sound wall outside their community.   About 100 Eagle Creek residents turned out to a p..
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Palmetto-Pine Country Club asks city to clean up canal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A group of golfers is concerned with more than their handicap. They say fish are dying at their Cape Coral country club and fear their greens are next. This ..
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WWII widow gets gift of freedom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Builders and volunteers give home makeover to World War II widow living with M.S. Janice Bronstein is confined to a wheelchair and has been dependent on others for ev..
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Legalizing medical marijuana 'a mistake'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The head of a national anti-drug group says legalizing marijuana in Florida would be a mistake. For the first time, amendments allowing medical marijuana have..
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AG: Ex-Penn State coach abused boys ages 8 to 17

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A new court filing by prosecutors in the Penn State sex abuse case says the alleged victims of Jerry Sandusky ranged in age from 8 to 17, and that eight of t..
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Single-car rollover leaves driver with minor injuries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One driver sustained minor injuries Thursday afternoon, after a rollover crash on SR 80 at Olga Dr. in Fort Myers.  The victim exited the community of Hawk's..
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Golden Apple teachers revealed in Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Six Lee County teachers are now considered to be among the best our public school system has to offer.  They are this year's recipients of the prestigious Go..
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CCSO deputies searching for armed robbery suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect responsible for an armed robbery at Circle K, loca..
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2-month 'Operation Street Sweeper' a success for LCSO

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott entered 2012 with the resolve to send a clear message to Lee County felons: "Stop plying your illegal trade on our highways and stre..
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Evacuation zone signs could be coming to your neighborhood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County emergency managers want nearly a quarter of a million dollars for evacuation zone signs. They'd be attached to stop sign poles to remind people of thei..
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