Drivers beware, auto insurance lacking in FL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- While you may take all the precautions necessary to keep your family safe on the road, it's possible the person speeding next to your or texting and driving behin..
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Local business chips in to find Harry Chapin truck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thursday, the Harry Chapin Food Bank had one of its largest delivery trucks stolen. The truck is still missing, but after the news spread an outraged community st..
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Authorities investigate taping by Lt. Gov.'s staff

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities are investigating a recording made by two top employees in the office of Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll.    Florida Departmen..
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Burglary suspects caught in the act

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, September 15, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a burglary located at 3911 Ballard Road. While on scene with the homeowner, police r..
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Latin American leaders gather for conference at UM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Influential women from around the hemisphere are gathering for the University of Miami's annual conference on women and leadership.    UM President Donn..
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Officials urge Fla. drivers to report crash scams

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - State officials are urging Florida drivers to watch out for insurance scams, among other road hazards.    Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater s..
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5 sisters face charges after S. Florida bus brawl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) - Five sisters face criminal charges after a brawl aboard a school bus in South Florida.    According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, the fi..
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FL unemployment numbers are in for August

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida labor officials say last month's unemployment rate remains at 10.7 percent for the third straight month.    Florida's unemployment r..
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Central Fla. cheerleaders must cover up in class

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) - Cheerleaders in a central Florida county are being told to cover up while wearing their uniforms to school.    Lake County schools officials sa..
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Ex-gov, 6 legislators to pick Florida primary date

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Six state legislators, a former governor and a top aide to Gov. Rick Scott will pick the date for Florida's presidential primary.    Scott a..
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Big Brothers Big Sisters making comeback

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Some good news for local kids and their mentors.  Big Brothers Big Sisters is returning to Lee and Collier counties.  The organization cut back severa..
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Deile crafting budget plan for no layoffs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral council member Bill Deile says he's working on a plan with City Manager Gary King to solve the $2 million shortfall in the police and fire departments..
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'Green' Broadway apartments under construction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FT. MYERS, Fla.- A Ft. Myers housing development is going green. Apartments on Broadway are receiving new solar water heaters and other energy efficient upgrades. The apartmen..
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Daniel Proctor booked into Alabama jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Daniel Proctor was booked into the Madison County jail in Alabama on Thursday, September 15th. Proctor is the primary suspect in the investigation of the missing ..
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CCMI takes new approach at feeding the hungry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Community Cooperative Ministries Incorporated is unveiling a complete transformation in the way it delivers food to the needy.  From waiter service to a choi..
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Smallwood rally a small success

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Protestors supporting the historic Smallwood store and museum in Chokoloskee have won a small victory. A judge just decided the fate of Mamie street, the road..
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Chancellor presents ideas for higher ed reform

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The chancellor of Florida's state university system wants education leaders to consider reforms aimed at increasing the number of students who finish their degree and ..
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CCSO investigates death of man found Sept. 14th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives continued their investigation Thursday into the death of a man whose badly decomposed body was found Wedn..
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Panther found dead in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida panther has been found dead on private land in southwest Florida.    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports t..
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Teen accused of killing parents indicted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida teenager accused of killing his parents with a hammer has been formally charged with two counts of first-degree murder.    ..
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