Poll shows most Floridians OK with gambling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new poll shows Florida voters approve of bringing Las Vegas style casinos to the state by a small margin and nearly three-fourths say gambling is not mor..
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3 years later since Adji Desir vanished

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- It has been three years since Adji Desir disappeared from his grandmother's front yard in Immokalee.   Investigators in Collier County have continued wor..
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Tampa terror suspect wanted to 'right wrongs' to Muslims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Federal investigators arrested an Islamic extremist Saturday, accused of planning attacks in the Tampa area. Prosecutors say Kosovo-born Sami Osmakac, 25, wanted..
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Ft Myers woman tracks stolen iPhone & recovers using app

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's a story some might find unbelievable.  A Fort Myers woman has her iPhone stolen New Year's Eve but now it is back in her hands.  How she got it i..
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Estero woman honored for saving strangers from burning car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

BONITA SPRINGS -- A Lee County woman is honored for heroic actions that saved two people in a fiery crash. It happened on December 10 on Hickory Boulevard. Pamela Jones-Morton put ..
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Fort Myers Middle Academy testing parallel block schedules

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's no question changing schools can be difficult, especially for students who are going from elementary school to middle school.  One Fort Myers middle s..
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Fl. Senate panel signs off on gambling expansion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A bill that would pave the way for resort casinos in Florida has passed a Senate committee, but not without some changes. One of the amendments, added to gain mo..
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Fight over lights in Olde Marco

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Hundreds of Olde Marco residents are outraged over new industrial lights.  They're lobbying city leaders to take them out and install lights that don't rui..
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Estero and Bonita residents flood lawmakers with appeal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some people in Estero and Bonita Springs are sending hundreds of e-mails to state lawmakers, urging them to keep the south Lee County communities in compact state..
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Scott to stress cooperation in State of State

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott plans to present a theme of cooperation during his second State of the State address Tuesday, but will say there's one issue that's non-neg..
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Dunbar Community Radio founder takes fight to Washington

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Ousted Dunbar radio founder Al "Big Al" Knighten has taken his fight to Washington. He missed his arraignment in federal court on felony charges of unauthorized t..
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FMPD search for bus depot burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Sunday, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a burglary at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center located at 2050 Widman Way. Surveillance video shows t..
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Alleged cop shooter will get new trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- In 1994, a jury agreed that Mark Gilson shot at Deputy Mark Cohen at a Fort Myers intersection during a traffic stop. He was serving a 40 year prison sentence unt..
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CCSO collects 707 lbs. of medication in 6 months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron announced Monday that, “Operation Medicine Cabinet has received overwhelming support in its first six-months tha..
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2 fires under investigation in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Two suspicious wildfires burned in Lehigh Acres on Monday afternoon, according to the Caloosahatchee Forestry Center. The first fire occurred on Monroe Avenue, ..
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4-vehicle crash in Ft. Myers causes traffic back-up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is on the scene of a four-vehicle crash at the intersection of Colonial Boulevard and Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Three people were..
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Sen. Negron files bill targeting PIP insurance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State Sen. Joe Negron has filed legislation designed to change the personal injury protection insurance that all Florida drivers are required to purchase.&..
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NASA chief: will work out ownership of space items

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - NASA chief Charles Bolden says the agency is committed to working out ownership issues for artifacts that flew in space aboard Apollo moon shots and other missions.&nb..
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FDA steps up testing for fungicide in orange juice

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it will step up testing for a fungicide that has been found in low levels in orange juice.    The agency said..
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Heavy smoke from brush fire near Ortiz affects traffic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A brush fire is burning at Billy's Creek Drive and Ortiz Avenue in Fort Myers. All lanes on Ortiz Ave. are now open, after being closed due to heavy smoke. The fi..
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