Judge denies Stand Your Ground motion in strip club shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It was determined, Tuesday afternoon, that Justin Campos will go to trial Wednesday morning. The judge denied the Stand Your Ground motion. Tuesday the man accuse..
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Lee DOT meeting brainstorms changes in the Cape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Lee County's Department of Transportation is looking for local input as it discusses possible changes at a major Cape Coral intersection. The meeting is scheduled..
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USDA closes office in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A federal agency is shutting down a Fort Myers office. Monday, the United States Department of Agriculture announced it was closing more than 250 offices across t..
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Drug dealer arrested, twice convicted felon with 16 bookings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested Jonathan Padilla Soto, aka“Chono,” Monday in connection with a drug deal Dec. 28. Detec..
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Man drives into a Punta Gorda canal, arrested for DUI

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Punta Gorda man was found climbing out of a canal Tuesday, after driving his vehicle over a sea wall on West Marion Avenue. Michael David Rymer was arrested fo..
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Child porn trial delayed for former Fla. ICE chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Trial on child pornography charges is being delayed for a former top official in South Florida's Immigration and Customs Enforcement office.    A federa..
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Students kick off national campus program on Cuba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - South Florida students will gather this month to kick off a national college tour promoting innovative ways to connect with and empower youth in Cuba.   &nbs..
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Troopers: driver was drunk when jogger killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - State troopers are saying a 22-year-old driver was drunk and fleeing another accident when he hit and killed a jogger over the weekend in Sarasota.  ..
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Claims bills top Fla. Senate's first-day agenda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Bills that would compensate a crash victim and a man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit top the Florida Senate's first-day agenda.&..
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Palm Beach officials OK new casino ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials in Palm Beach County have given approval to a new casino ship.    Port commissioners unanimously approved twice-a-day sailings b..
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Central Fla. woman dies in golf cart crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a central Florida woman has died from injuries sustained in a golf cart crash.    Troopers say 75-year-old Eli..
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Couple found dead in home near Tampa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Deputies say a man and a woman were found dead in an exclusive north Tampa neighborhood.    Hillsborough County Sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carte..
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Boy, 3, badly burned when he falls into open fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) - Fire officials say a 3-year-old boy was severely burned after falling into an open fire outside a Palm Beach County home.    The incident ha..
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Family to sue owner of bus where FAMU student died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The parents of a Florida A&M band member who died after a hazing ritual last November said they will sue the company that owns the bus where the hazing too..
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Charlotte woman arrested for 'doctor shopping'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives Monday arrested a Port Charlotte woman for “doctor shopping” to obtain Oxycodone pills. Arres..
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Poll shows most Floridians OK with gambling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new poll shows Florida voters approve of bringing Las Vegas style casinos to the state by a small margin and nearly three-fourths say gambling is not mor..
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3 years later since Adji Desir vanished

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- It has been three years since Adji Desir disappeared from his grandmother's front yard in Immokalee.   Investigators in Collier County have continued wor..
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Tampa terror suspect wanted to 'right wrongs' to Muslims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Federal investigators arrested an Islamic extremist Saturday, accused of planning attacks in the Tampa area. Prosecutors say Kosovo-born Sami Osmakac, 25, wanted..
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Ft Myers woman tracks stolen iPhone & recovers using app

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's a story some might find unbelievable.  A Fort Myers woman has her iPhone stolen New Year's Eve but now it is back in her hands.  How she got it i..
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Estero woman honored for saving strangers from burning car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

BONITA SPRINGS -- A Lee County woman is honored for heroic actions that saved two people in a fiery crash. It happened on December 10 on Hickory Boulevard. Pamela Jones-Morton put ..
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