Lee to consider bi-weekly commission meetings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County will consider going to bi-weekly meetings of commissioners, after decades of having meetings every week. Some call it stream-lining government; others ..
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Authorities comb Fla. site of family's plane crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - Florida crews have apparently recovered the body of a 13-year-old Kansas boy who was killed with his parents and three siblings when the single-engine pl..
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CCSO searches for suspect who attempted an abduction

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives were searching for a man who tried to force a woman into his vehicle while she was walking in Golden Gate on Friday afternoon. The Collier County S..
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Lee Co. man accused of cashing check that wasn't his

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A former Lee County business owner is under arrest after he cashed a check that wasn't his. In November 2009, 57-year-old Kean Boyer sold his business, Southwest ..
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Hundreds gather in Naples for religious freedom rally

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- At least 1,000 protesters gathered in Naples to rally against a federal provision that would require Catholic institutions to provide birth control coverage in health..
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CCSO checks area businesses for alcohol sales to minors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Seventy-six out of 86 businesses visited Thursday during an underage alcohol enforcement operation properly checked IDs and refused to sell alcohol to minors...
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1 dead in Fort Myers shooting, suspect on the loose

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police are searching for the suspect who killed one person and damaged a vehicle with gunfire Friday afternoon. The victim has been identified as 27-ye..
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Elderly woman drowns in Bonita canal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- An elderly woman has drowned in a Bonita Springs canal Friday afternoon. Preliminary investigations show that the victim accidentally fell into the canal on t..
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Man accused of lewd behavior in front of a 15-year-old girl

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- Sanibel Police arrested a 60-year-old man for allegedly masturbating on the beach in front of a 15-year-old girl. The victim reported to police that while she was wa..
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Driver in critical condition after crash, family dog lost

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- 60-year-old Harry Vichosky is in critical condition after a crash on US 41 in North Fort Myers on Friday morning.  Vichosky hit a pedestrian and continued fo..
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Gov. Scott signs bills protecting crime victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, FLa.- Governor Scott was in Southwest Florida Friday to put his signature on a number of bills to help crime victims. It was standing room only as the Governor signed i..
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Woman accused of 2 stealing big TVs from Deep Creek Walmart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEEP CREEK, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives solved two cases of grand theft and arrested a woman for stealing two large televisions from Walmart at 375 Kings Highway in..
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Vehicle collides with an insurance office in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A BMW collided with an Allstate insurance office, located at Del Prado Blvd. S. at SE 28th Terrace. The elderly driver was on his way to pay his premium at the ti..
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CCSO arrests 4 for metal theft at a construction site

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested four men for stealing large sheets of steel at a construction site used to prevent cave-ins. Carlos Jackson Subel,..
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Kansas family killed in plane crash in Fla. swamp

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas community is in mourning after a prominent businessman, his wife and their four children were killed Thursday when their small plane crashed int..
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Teen killed, 3 others escape Everglades crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A teen died and three others were injured during a last-day-of-school outing to the Florida Everglades.    Broward Sheriff's deputies sa..
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Teen, 16, shot in head by spear gun

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Police say two teens were trying to reload a spear gun when it fired, striking a 16-year-old in the forehead.    The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/L8dlyd..
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Appeals court orders murder suspect's release

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. CLOUD, Fla. (AP) - An appeals court ruling has prompted a central Florida judge to order an elderly man released from jail, two years after he confessed to the 1979 murder of a..
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8 north Fla. prep football players arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FLEMING ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials in north Florida say at least eight Fleming High School football players face felony burglary charges stemming from a Memorial Day weekend bur..
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Governor Rick Scott stops by WINK

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Friday, Governor Rick Scott had a busy day in Southwest Florida. He was scheduled to making several stops, including the Lee County Sheriff's Office where he will..
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