Man sets up drug deal hours after jail release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives Monday arrested a man for selling marijuana to them just 2½ hours after he was released from jail ..
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Library holds amnesty program in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Penalties for overdue Library materials can add up fast. Lori White says it was her kids who racked up quite a bill for her family. She came into the Librar..
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Cape police arrest 3 suspects on burglary charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On October 5th Cape Coral Police Officers Jeffrey Taylor and John Kane responded to a report of a burglary to a business, A-1 Seawall located in the industrial pa..
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Cape burglary suspect sentenced to 5 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Christopher Civitarese was sentenced to 5 years in prison followed by 5 years of probation as well as a designation of a Habitual Felony Offender and Prison Re-Re..
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WINK signal outage scheduled for Wednesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- If you receive our television signal using an antenna, satellite provider, or from Marco Island cable or Nu-view cable, you will experience a temporary loss of ou..
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North Port toddler attack by family pit bull

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH PORT, Fla. -- The North Port Police Department will not file charges in a dog attack that happened over the weekend that ended with a 13-month old transported to All Children..
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Fort Myers city council addresses Occupy Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Fort Myers City Council addressed concerns about Occupy Fort Myers at their city council meeting Monday night.  They said they don't want to start a fi..
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Naples man arrested in connection to grow house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- A Naples man is out on bond and after he was accused of running a grow house in Lehigh Acres.Miguel Jimenez, 41, was arrested by Lee County Sheriff's Office d..
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Ballot language questions in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A ballot measure under fire by a downtown Fort Myers bar owner.  He says the final wording on the sample ballot is not what was approved.  The measure..
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14 companies named

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla- Fourteen companies in southwest Florida can now call themselves "fit friendly."The program is put on by the American Heart Association. It takes into considera..
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New businesses to launch in Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- Six Immokalee residents who started out with nothing more than a dream, will now open their doors and call themselves business owners."This program gives them a ro..
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Walker addresses concerns of Edison State students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In his first meeting with concerned students since they called for his resignation, Edison State College president Kenneth Walker addressed questions about his d..
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Cape reserve police force, fuel software discussed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- Tonight a concerned citizen proposes reserve police officers in the Cape, plus, talk of spending $300,000 dollars to protect the city's fuel. There's lots going ..
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Mother arrested for holding knife to 6 y/o son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A mother is arrested after, deputies say, she held a 12 inch blade to her 6 year old sons throat and threatened his life. 23 year old Tiffany Rodriguez is in jai..
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Disabled Lee County shelter dog gets adopted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Life is looking up for Trixie, the disabled Chihuahua, who waltzed into Lee County Animal Services on two paws instead of four earlier this month. On Monday, Trix..
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President has plan to help struggling homeowners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LAS VEGAS, Nevada- President Obama is betting on a new plan for struggling homeowners that could help to lower interest rates. He unveiled the ideas in Las Vegas which has fallen v..
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US officials want to help more trafficking victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says more people are applying for visas aimed at victims of human trafficking following a major outreach effort.   ..
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5th Avenue businesses begin seasonal hiring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla.- In Southwest Florida, there's a glimmer of hope when it comes to hiring. Albeit temporary, seasonal hiring is picking up on 5th Avenue in Naples. Belini on Fifth, Pad..
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Judge blocks Fla.'s new welfare drug testing law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge has blocked Florida's controversial new law requiring that welfare applicants pass a drug test to receive benefits.    Judge Mar..
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FPL gets full nuke request, Progress proposals cut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Customers of Florida's two largest electric utilities will pay $282 million in nuclear cost recovery fees next year.    The Public Service C..
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