Governor backs off drilling in Everglades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott's office is now backpedaling from his previous statements about expanded drilling in the Everglades. On Tuesday, the Governor sided with ..
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Private utility makes budget blunder; no refund

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The private, non-profit Bonita Springs Utility (BSU) is admitting a paperwork error on its proposed budget for the coming year. Some customers are saying:  t..
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Cape flies hundreds of flags for 9/11 anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Patriotic flags are popping up on signs and storefronts across Cape Coral."We had several members that were directly affected by 9/11. As the 10 year anniversary ..
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Tropical Storm Nate forms in the Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Nate has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, and authorities have issued a tropical storm warning for parts of Mexico's coast.    The U.S. Nati..
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Panther numbers up could mean more livestock kills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - In the 1970s there was less than two dozen Florida panthers.  The endangered cat is making a comeback with 100 to 160 adults.  However, that provid..
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Police arrest shooting suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department arrested a suspect for a shooting that happened in an apartment on Washington Avenue last week. Police arrested Fernando Gutierre..
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Armed robbery in East Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Deputies were investigating an armed robbery at a business in East Naples late Sunday night. COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The robbery at the Dollar General Store, 4921 Rattlesnake Hammo..
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PG Police arrest suspects in water meter thefts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrested three people today on charges related to the recent thefts reported a loss of water service on September 2nd. It was then ..
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CCSO arrests man for jewelry theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a South Gulf Cove man for stealing $3,200 in jewelry from an Englewood East woman’s home that he was watching ..
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Fla. appeal court hears slot machine argument

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeal court will decide if lawmakers can allow slot machines anywhere in Florida.    A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Ap..
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Storms may stall launch of twin spacecraft to moon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA may have to wait a few days before launching a set of twins to the moon.    The two spacecraft - Grail-A and Grail-B - are due to bl..
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Cost of South Fla. toll roads set to rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - It's about to cost more to drive on some South Florida roads.    Florida Department of Transportation officials say they're raising the tolls on Florida..
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9/11 art in SWFL helps firefighters remember

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Another 9/11 tribute is now proudly on display in Southwest Florida. This time, it's at a brand new fire station, thanks to some generous donors and talented arti..
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Economic program success at Naples Women's Shelter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. - Many victims of domestic violence stay with their abusers because they lack financial knowledge and resources. Now, one southwest Florida women's shelter is taking a..
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JPMorgan donates $1 million to Miami high school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Miami (AP) - JPMorgan Chase is teaming up with Florida International University and local officials to encourage more kids in Miami's Liberty City to set their sights on college.&n..
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CCSO arrests woman for attempting drug fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte woman Tuesday after she attempted to obtain fraudulent drugs from a pain management business. ..
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Proctor appears in court again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Daniel Proctor is back in front of a Lee County judge and says he wants out of Southwest Florida. Proctor is the prime suspect in the disappearance of Cape Coral ..
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Appeal court hears Florida tuition dispute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A dispute over who can set tuition rates for Florida's public universities is in the hands of an appellate court.    A three-judge panel of ..
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Welcome to the Quality of Life Center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It is said that if a child receives love, forms a positive self image, then society will have a child who is prepared to meet life's challenges. And today we find..
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Kickin' it with Kyle at the Quality of Life Center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It is said that if a child receives love, forms a positive self image, then society will have a child who is prepared to meet life's challenges. And today we find..
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