Naples High students bank between books

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Saving for the future while saving on time are two of the biggest draws to the new Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union student-run branch at Naples High School. "Us..
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Senate panel clears PIP fraud-fighting bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate panel has cleared a bill aimed at cutting down the massive fraud plaguing the state's personal injury protection coverage.    The S..
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Local couple scammed out of thousands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BOKEELIA, Fla. - It started with a phone call and an offer of millions of dollars. A Bokeelia couple, who asked not to be identified, talked with someone who claimed to be from Pub..
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Thieves ransack store for designer eyewear

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Police are trying to find those responsible for swiping $100,000 worth of designer glasses this week. Naples Optical, located on U.S. 41, was ransacked Tuesday..
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Parents of baby found in freezer attend 2nd custody hearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The man and woman who live at a Punta Gorda home where a newborn infant was found in the freezer, will be allowed to visit the woman's three children. Kevin Garc..
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Dueling arts events cause controversy in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dueling arts events are creating a stir in Fort Myers. Art Fest is getting a permit from the city for its annual weekend event; Art Fair did not get a permit for ..
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Clyde Butcher, iconic photographer, opens in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Clyde Butcher is opening a new exhibit at the Southwest Florida History Museum in Fort Myers. The display of his art work begins with a talk from Butcher on Thurs..
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$13k in marijuana seized in grow house bust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 60-year-old man is facing felony charges after detectives discovered a poolside marijuana grow operation at his North Naples residence Wednesday. Davi..
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Last of 11 victims in deadly Fla. crash identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The last of 11 victims in a series of crashes along a Florida interstate have been identified as a man, his daughter and his wife.    The thre..
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Groundhog Day determines the fate of winter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

It looks like winter will continue. Famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, popped out this morning and saw his shadow. Legend says that means he predicts six more weeks of winter.
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Still no suspect in Ft. Myers shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- New details are surfacing about a Fort Myers murder. Wednesday night, a 26-year-old man was shot to death on Pauldo Street. Thursday afternoon, police are still l..
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More charges against 3 suspects in a string of burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Bill Cameron announced Thursday that, “Three teens arrested by our detectives may be responsible for 24 burglaries to churches, ..
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CCSO issues Silver Alert for missing, elderly man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing person. A Be On The Lookout (BOLO) was issued for 75-year-old George J. Overton who ..
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2 Ft. Myers men arrested for home invasion robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two men were arrested in Fort Myers on Wednesday for Home Invasion Robbery after hitting the victim and taking his wallet. On Wednesday at approximately 4:30 p.m...
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Estero teen killed in traffic accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- A local 17-year-old lost her life after a traffic fatality Wednesday evening. On Wednesday, at 7:31 p.m., a call was received at the Lee County Sheriff's Office about..
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Study ranks Space Coast No. 1 in Hispanic equality

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A new study is ranking Florida's Space Coast No. 1 in terms of equality between Hispanics and whites.    The Urban Institute study releas..
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Pine Ridge Rd. closed, pedestrian hit by a vehicle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Both lanes of Pine Ridge are re-opened after a vehicle struck a bicyclist at Safety Ln. (Gulf Waters RV Park). The bicyclist sustained an arm injury and was trans..
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New debate: When is medical marijuana "usable?"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. (AP) - When police knocked on Josh Brewer's door to check for marijuana, even one of the nation's most liberal medical marijuana laws was put to the test. &n..
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Towel used to incriminate Fla. robbery suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A towel used by a robbery suspect to cover his head gave Manatee County Sheriff's investigators the clue they needed to find him.    Deputies ..
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Fla. Senate considers taxing Internet sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Some Florida lawmakers want to force online retailers to collect the state's sales taxes.    A Senate committee on Thursday agreed to move a..
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