FDLE investigating Ft Myers deadly shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Thursday's shooting is the Fort Myers Police Department's first deadly shooting in Lee County in more than a year.  Two officers are on paid administrative..
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Lee May Focus on Metal Theft by Tracking Sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

The Lee County Sheriff's office is promoting an ordinance, to help crack down on metal thefts.   It would do so by tracking sales. "The traditional investigative techniqu..
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Man accused of molesting 11-year-old boy

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Venice man Thursday for molesting a Gulf Cove boy while babysitting a couple’s chil..
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Three soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - Officials say three soldiers were killed in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The Department of Defense reports that 1st Lt. Ivan D. Lechowich, 27, of..
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Investigation begins in officer involved shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

UPDATE:  Florida Department of Law Enforcement begins its investigation into the officer involved shooting.  Two Fort Myers Police Officers remain on paid administrative ..
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Judge deals blow to prison privatization

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Legislature violated the state constitution by putting a plan to privatize South Florida prisons in the state budget instead of passing it as a separat..
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Local job fair draws hundreds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- The Shell Point Retirement Community is looking to hire more than 60 people to staff its new assisted living facility, "The Springs". The old Country Inn and Sui..
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Francona may be out as Red Sox manager

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BOSTON (AP) - Terry Francona met with Boston Red Sox management on Friday to discuss his future as manager. Shortly after the meeting, Francona, owner John Henry, and chairman..
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Late Governor honored at old capitol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Gov. Claude Kirk will be making a final visit to the place where he made Florida political history nearly a half century ago. Kirk's casket wil..
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Florida sets presidential primary for January 31st

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida decided Friday to hold its Republican presidential primary on Jan. 31, snubbing a party rule against fast-track delegate-selection for 2012 and tri..
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Ave Maria to install new leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

AVE MARIA, Fla - Ave Maria University will officially install its second president, H. James Towey, during a special ceremony on October 7, 2011. The day will begin at 10 a.m. with..
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Fire at a Fort Myers auto body shop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - There was a reported explosion at a vehicle body shop in Fort Myers.  Firefighters, police, and rescue crews raced to the scene near the intersection of&nbs..
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Shooting near downtown Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 1:41 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shots fired call at 3811 Metro Parkway. The caller gave a detailed de..
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Car chase began with shooting at apartment complex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police say a 911 call for "shots fired" turned into a chase by car, and then foot. When Javier Starling opened fire on police, officers returned fire,..
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Family speaks after teen's body returns from China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- After weeks of fundraising, phone calls, and negotiating, family and friends of Tylar Dobbins finally have his body back. The 19-year-old died in China last mon..
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PETA urging action against the 'Gatorman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - A new roadblock is in the way of Mike Sturgill's plans to open his Hug and Hold an Alligator Exhibit in Tin City in Naples. This time it's from PETA, People for the ..
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FMPD is searching for missing woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, September 29, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department received a report of a missing person. Dorothy Foreman, 50, walked away from her home located on ..
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What's the science behind the baby boom in SWFL?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Babies, babies everywhere. It seems like everyone knows someone who is about to give birth, or someone who just gave birth. So we did some research, looked back n..
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8-Year old bitten by dog, helps friend to safety

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An eight-year-old Lee County girl is recovering tonight after being attacked by a dog. "It start running and barking and barking at her and starting biting her." ..
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FGCU receives $3 million donation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- A three million dollars gift was donated to Florida Gulf Coast University. The money will be used to support programs, getting students involved in the community, and..
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