Collier County Commission votes to keep red light cameras

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County's controversial red light cameras will continue to catch red light runners for now. The majority of County Commissioners voted in favor of keep..
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Maine man arrested in missing firefighter's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Maine (AP) - Maine State Police say they've arrested a man in the death of a missing firefighter from Florida.    Police say they charged 24-year-old Daniel..
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Small businesses plan more spending for 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Small businesses are showing more confidence in the economy, with nearly a third planning to increase spending this year. A Wells Fargo/Gallup survey says 28 per..
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Alico Rd. at Devore Ln. re-opened after crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A vehicle crash with injuries left the road blocked on Tuesday afternoon at Alico Rd. and Devore Ln. in Fort Myers.  Alico Road is now open, alternating traf..
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All lanes open after 4-car crash in downtown Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- UPDATE: Police have cleared the crash and the roads have reopened. The crash is still under investigation.  ORIGINAL REPORT: The Fort Myers Police Department..
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New building codes will affect SWFL soon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

New building codes go into effect March 15 in Florida, and they could have a major effect on homeowners throughout the region.  The new codes are designed to better protect pe..
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Charges filed against driver in Punta Gorda hit & run death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charges have been formally filed against 19-year-old Joseph L. Howard, who was the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash resulting in the death of Linford Dale..
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Fugitive search leads FMPD to guns and drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Tuesday, the Fort Myers Police Department arrested one person and seized guns, drugs and cash. The task force received information that a wanted felon was visi..
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Flight from Ft. Myers makes emergency landing in Orlando

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla.- Delta flight 1166 from Fort Myers to Cincinnati, Ohio made an emergency landing around 1 p.m. Tuesday, following the pilot's request to land. The pilot landed a..
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CCSO searches for armed robbery suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-  The Collier County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who robbed a North Naples convenience store early Tuesday. Nobody was injured in the robbery,..
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Security planning under way for conventions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Security plans are taking shape for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., efforts that wi..
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Man apologizes for crushing 16-year-old's car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A news conference was held Tuesday with the man accused of running over a car at the Redneck Yacht Club in Punta Gorda over the weekend. Norman Nowling was arrest..
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Scott signs death warrant for serial killer Gore

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is ordering the execution of a central Florida serial killer who raped and dismembered five women before murdering a teenager almost 30 yea..
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Bonita man allegedly robs Hallmark and Subway one day apart

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Bonita Springs resident William Schiller was arrested Monday for allegedly robbing both a Hallmark store and a Subway restaurant one day apart. At 9:15 a.m. o..
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Dangerous fugitive from California captured in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A California fugitive, who has been on the run since 2006, was arrested in Lee County Monday. Andrew Watson was wanted in Orange County for sexual battery, sexual..
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Power outages experienced after semi-truck hits wires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Traffic lights are out and power has been affected in the area of Gladiolus Drive and U.S. 41 west to Maida Lane and south to Constitution Blvd. due to wires being..
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2nd man arrested in Pt. Charlotte night club slashing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives early this morning made a second arrest in the Boomers Sports Bar & Nightclub slashing incident of Feb. 18. Detectiv..
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5 arrested in raid of cocaine dealer's home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives raided a cocaine drug dealer’s home and made five arrests Monday. While searching the home a woman ..
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Rise in homeless students stifles Fla. town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - Zach Montgomery's dad plugs in the electric skillet and opens the cardboard box containing tonight's dinner.    The liquid from the canned chic..
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FGCU basketball teams head to Atlantic Sun Championship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- The FGCU women's and men's basketball teams are getting ready to hit the road with their A-game. The Eagles will be competing in the Atlantic Sun Championship in Maco..
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