Zoomers finally opening?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Zoomers could soon be opening-- five years later. The amusement park in Fort Myers is 99% complete, but construction halted in 2007. The park is on Summerlin Aven..
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2 get off death row, now face life without parole

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court overturned death sentences Thursday for convicted killers from Jacksonville and Zephyrhills. The justices said Roy Ballard will l..
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Arrest made in East Naples homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES, Fla.- Jean Rony Bienaime, 27, was arrested in Miami on Wednesday afternoon by federal marshals in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and two people injured i..
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Fla.'s Space Coast feels pain of shuttle's end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Workers at the Kennedy Space Center always knew the end of the shuttle program would bring hard times to Florida's Space Coast. They just couldn't predi..
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Rare Wildlife Sighting: Florida Black Bear on Sanibel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- On Monday, June 2, at 5:30am the J.N 'Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge remote camera capture an image of a Florida Black Bear on the refuge. Lead Biologist, Ta..
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Train fatally strikes pedestrian in Seffner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - A train has struck and killed a pedestrian in the Tampa Bay area. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Detective Larry McKinnon says a westbound CSX Railroad train st..
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Fla. justices issue privacy rules for court system

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Certain personal information such as driver license, credit card and social security numbers must be kept out of court documents or truncated under new pri..
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Food bank gets grant from Walmart

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Harry Chapin Food Bank has received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program.  The foundation, which was created to carry out..
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Bono gives shout-out in Miami to Cuban dissident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - U2's Bono has long made headlines for his political and human rights efforts, and he didn't disappoint his Miami fans this week. Bono gave a shout-out to Cuban disside..
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Ohio man jumps from Florida hotel balcony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an Ohio man vacationing with his family jumped from a 19th-floor hotel balcony in central Florida. Daytona Beach Fire Lt. Larry Stoney sa..
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Local beaches rank high for clean water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- The Natural Resource Defense Council's annual report, "Testing the Waters", ranks Florida 6th in the nation for the quality of its beach water. To view the entir..
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Immigrants seek halt in new visa lottery drawing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Dozens of people mistakenly told they had won the U.S. visa lottery are seeking to halt a follow-up July 15 drawing until their case is heard. The group this week aske..
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Florida principals, teachers and school districts receive report cards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Principals, teachers and school districts got their report cards Thursday morning. School grades are based on just how well students performed on the FCAT. This year was the exam's..
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3 prostitutes nabbed in separate sting operations from internet ads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested three prostitutes in separate undercover sting operations relating to females soliciting prostit..
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Florida Highway Patrol closing 10 stations Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol is closing 10 stations Friday as part of the state's cost-cutting efforts. FHP officials said Wednesday that the closures will n..
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Details for this year's Red, White and Boom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -  The Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral will host the RE/MAX Realty Team-City of Cape Coral Red, White and Boom on July 4. The festivities will be held from ..
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Chat with Cape Coral Mayor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Talk directly to Cape Coral Mayor John Sullivan, through the Internet! The Mayor is holding another online chat session June 30th. This is your chance to ask ques..
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$120,000 Bentley stolen from Naples car dealership

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

Naples police are searching for the man who stole a $120,000 Bentley Tuesday afternoon. It was taken from a salesperson trying to show the car from Ambassador Auto Sales on Davis ..
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Steak and Shake trial: Day one

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Jarrett Mundle is the first of four men to go to trial for a home invasion turned chaotic police chase.  Police say four men went to a home in Cape Coral loo..
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Joel Johnson remembered at FGCU during memorial service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ESTERO, Fla. -- Family, friends and students gathered Wednesday night to remember a Florida Gulf Coast University student who drowned to death in a pond on campus. Joel Johnson, 2..
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