FMPD arrests 3 and seize crack cocaine in drug bust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police seized 7.7 grams of crack cocaine, miscellaneous drug paraphernalia and arrested three in a drug bust on Thursday. The Fort Myers Police Department conduct..
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Pine Island Chamber of Commerce destroyed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

PINE SLAND, Fla.- The State Fire Marshall's office is investigating a suspicious fire in Lee County. The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce in Matlacha is a total loss after the early..
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Coconut Mojito selected as Naples signature cocktail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - The city of Naples has a new signature cocktail. People were asked to vote for their favorite drink, out of six unique cocktails. The idea behind the contest was to p..
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Dealing with red tape in James Arthur murder case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral widow is caught in a mess of legal red tape months after her husband's murder.  Police say Garrett Kern killed his step-grandfather, James Art..
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Barricaded situation ends peacefully in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- Punta Gorda Police say an elderly man barricaded himself in his third-floor condo at Harborwalk Condos in Laishley Park Thursday night.Punta Gorda Police and F..
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Man killed in Fort Myers shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The victim of Thursday night's shooting has been identified as 29-year-old Anthony Scott, of Fort Myers. No further information available at this time. The Fort ..
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Local Haitians look back, two years later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Two years later and the tragedy that unfolded in Haiti is still surreal for Richard Michel. The Haitian-born FGCU student was living in Fort Lauderdale when his ..
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Timeshare mogul sues Sundance over documentary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida timeshare mogul who commissioned the building of one of the largest homes in America is suing filmmakers and the Sundance Film Festival over material..
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Local environmental groups urge action to combat red tide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- For weeks now, we've been following the impact of deadly red tide on southwest Florida beaches. Now, some local environmental groups are pushing people to take a..
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Naples' Hope for Haiti sends somber reminder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- On the second anniversary of the deadly earthquake that destroyed Haiti's capital, a Naples-based non profit wants to remind Southwest Floridians of the work to be do..
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Events make changes for construction that hasn't begun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some major winter-time events in downtown Fort Myers have made changes to their plans, to accommodate a construction project that has not started yet. They were w..
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$220K in pot plants seized in grow house bust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Deputies disrupted another grow house operation in Golden Gate and arrested one man Wednesday.  Juan Carlos Castro-Gonzalez, 46, of 260 19th St. S.W., was arrest..
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Collier 211 set to launch next month

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County is celebrating the end of a successfull fundraising campaign that will allow the launch of Collier 211. It's an information and referral servic..
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Florida to shut 7 prisons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Department of Corrections is closing seven prisons and four work camps.    Corrections officials said Thursday no inmates will b..
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CCSO arrest 2 more for 'doctor shopping'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two more women involved in separate “doctor shopping” cases. Both women were arrested i..
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Woman killed in collision with semi truck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - S.R. 31 is now open after a fatal crash shut it down for several hours. A woman was killed after investigators say she veered into the path of an oncoming ..
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Radel meets his supporters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The latest candidate to throw his name into the race to replace Connie Mack met with supporters. Trey Radel held a rally in Cape Coral this morning. The former TV..
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Cape housing market showing improvements

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The local real estate market has taken its share of the housing heat. Southwest Florida is frequently on the list as one of the hardest hit areas in the country. ..
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Orlando starts domestic partners registry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando is becoming the first central Florida city to have a domestic partners registry.    The city of Orlando on Thursday joins seven other Fl..
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Miami-Dade cop shoots, kills dog that bit him

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade police say an undercover officer shot and killed a dog while he was conducting a narcotics investigation at a home.    The Miami Herald (http..
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