Dredging may be needed again at Blind Pass

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

SANIBEL, Fla.- A multi-million dollar project to open Blind Pass may have reached its limit. The beautiful blue waters of the pass separate Sanibel and Captiva. In 2009, Lee County..
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Lehigh Acres rental home stripped of all appliances

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- It's a burglary with a bizarre twist: someone stripped a Lehigh Acres rental home of all it's appliances."They got the stove, the refrigerator, the washer, the ..
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Lee County Health Department issues warnings about red tide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Health Department has a few precautions for you before you take a walk on the beach. Over 100 dead fish were counted just floating near the Punta R..
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Cape woman celebrates 105th birthday with a pizza party

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- There was reason to celebrate this afternoon as a Cape Coral resident celebrated a very momentous birthday! Miss Alice Mae Brown is 105 years old! She's spent the..
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Cape police need help identifying purse snatcher

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Friday, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a man stole a purse from an elderly female at the Publix located at 127 Cape Coral Parkway West. The subject is approximate..
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Boat sinks off Key West, 2 people rescued return to Ft Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Two men are warming up after they boat they were in sank and left them drifting off shore of Key West for nearly ten hours.  Wednesday evening, the me..
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SCSO arrests suspected bank robber despite disguise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.-  Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested 37-year-old Kenneth Lorne Crosby, of Livingstone Street in Sarasota, on one count of Attempted..
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CCSO alerts community to phishing scams

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office says consumers are being contacted by individuals who give the impression they work for financial institutions and r..
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Tourists spend their Christmas on the beaches of SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- As families all around the country celebrated the holiday weekend, many headed south to Lee County. Fort Myers Beach was packed early Christmas morning. WIN..
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Local woman to be ordained priest, faces excommunication

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Judy Beaumont of Fort Myers will be ordained as a priest in the Roman Catholic Church that she has served her entire adult life. Then, she will be excommunicated ..
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Gun sales skyrocketed this holiday season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- This holiday season, it wasn't just the latest game or toy that shoppers were looking for. Guns flew off the shelves at record-breaking numbers.   ..
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Tentative agreement reached in firefighter negotiations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral city leaders are continuing their talks of labor negotiations with the Cape Coral Firefighters Union. The two sides have not been able to come to an ag..
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Changes coming to FWC regulations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- If you plan on using your rods and reels to ring in the new year, there are some changes you should know about. Spotted seatrout will once again be fair game, but..
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Fla. man reunites with family 14 years later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - In the early morning hours of Sept. 26, 1997, a car hit a man in Lakeland and then drove off, leaving him unconscious and near death.    ..
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Man dies weeks after outside cooking fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a transient man has died several weeks after an outdoor cooking accident in the Tampa Bay area.    The Pinellas County Sher..
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Ag officials have holiday tips for tree disposal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State officials are encouraging Florida residents to recycle their Christmas trees if possible.    The Florida Department of Agriculture say..
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Human leg washes up in St. Petersburg yard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A severed human leg was discovered in a St. Petersburg yard after it washed up from nearby Tampa Bay.    The leg was found Tuesday. St. P..
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Davie ophthalmologist dies in SW Fla. plane crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida ophthalmologist died when his twin-engine plane crashed between two runways at Venice Municipal Airport.    Authorities say 63-ye..
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Mom accused of trying to sell baby gets visitation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida woman facing charges of trying to sell her baby has been granted supervised visits with her three children.    Officials say 30-year-old..
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Reapportionment, gambling highlight session agenda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - For most lawmakers, drawing new boundaries for legislative districts that help keep them in office will be priority No. 1 in the once-a-decade session devo..
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