CCSO arrests 4 on home burglary, theft, drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two adults and two juveniles, all from Port Charlotte, in connection with a home burglary last Friday morning i..
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CCSO searches for Golden Gate Estates teen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: Alex Gallegos has been located and is safe.  ORIGINAL REPORT: Deputies are searching for a Golden Gate Estates teenager who has been missing sinc..
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Crash in Englewood leaves 3 injured

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- A two-vehicle crash on SR-776 at Wilmington Boulevard in Englewood left three people with serious injuries on Monday afternoon. CCSO received the call at 2:43 p.m...
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1 dead in San Carlos Pkwy crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There has been a fatal accident on San Carlos Parkway near McGregor Blvd. The road way is now open after a closure between Gladiolus and Kelly Rd. WINK News will ..
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Cape boy battling leukemia gets support from schoolmates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Cape Coral, Fla - A Cape Coral boy is fighting a big battle against leukemia.     But 11-year-old Chansen Savankinus isn't doing it alone. He has his entire ele..
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Man accused of stealing wedding rings from a 91-year-old man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thomas Trammell was arrested for allegedly stealing a necklace from a 91-year-old man, that had the victim's deceased wife's engagement and wedding rings on..
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Report: High school grad rate in Fla. improving

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A new report on graduation rates finds Florida making improvements, though the overall rate still lags behind the nationwide average.    The report rele..
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Fla teen set for trial in death of police officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a Florida teenager accused of killing a police officer.    Nicholas Lindsey is scheduled t..
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10 killed in South Fla. crashes in 24 hours

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Ten people and an unborn baby were killed over a 24-hour period in vehicle-related crashes in South Florida.    Officials say the deadliest crash left f..
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Tampa park getting facelift before GOP convention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa officials say Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park will get a facelift before the Republican National Convention comes to town.    Santiago Corrado,..
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Fla. gets C-minus in corruptibility assessment

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida received a grade of C-minus, but that was still good enough to tie for 18th best with three other states in a first-of-its-kind assessment of corru..
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Florida Power & Light wants to raise rates $6.97

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co. wants to raise its base rate by $6.97 per month for the typical residential customer.    The state's largest e..
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Car crashes into Fla. hotel pool cabana, killing 1

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a pregnant Massachusetts woman and her unborn baby died when a car crashed into a South Florida hotel pool cabana.    Accordi..
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Inmate accused of killing Florida prison guard

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A convicted murderer is accused of killing a guard at a north Florida prison.    Authorities on Monday said 24-year-old Sgt. Ruben Thomas wa..
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Lookers shooter sentenced to life plus 25 years in prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Justin Campos has been sentenced to life in prison plus 25 years for the shooting death of two men outside of Lookers in 2011. The jury found Campos guilty of two ..
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Death investigation under way on Six Mile Cypress

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police were working a death investigation behind the Hobby Lobby on Six Mile Cypress in Fort Myers on Monday morning. Police received a tip at approxi..
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Old Lochmoor golf course sells for $3 million

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One of the largest foreclosures in Lee County history now has a new buyer. Friday, California-based Brandenburg Properties purchased the Old Lochmoor Golf Course..
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Ochopee firefighter facing battery charges after fight

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - An off-duty Ochopee firefighter faces battery and disorderly conduct charges after police say he was involved in a fight on Marco Island. Officers said Juan Fl..
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2 weeks remain in Florida's regular lobster season

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - About two weeks remain in Florida's regular lobster season, and divers say plenty of lobsters are out there if hunters know where to look. Eric Billips of K..
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St. Pete police: Boy, 9, accidentally shoots cousin

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - St. Petersburg Police say a teenager is hospitalized in stable condition after being accidentally shot by his 9-year-old cousin. Police spokesman Mike P..
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