Fla. traffic deaths up dramatically over holidays

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Preliminary figures show 111 people died on Florida's roads during an 18-day holiday period through Jan. 2.    That was almost double the 60..
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CCSO arrest suspect in 2009 armed robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a man Friday who they believe is responsible for an armed robbery in North Naples in 2009. A tip led detec..
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Crash involving a motorcycle leaves traffic backed up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle is disrupting traffic on the northbound Caloosahatchee Bridge Friday afternoon. There is no word on injurie..
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Lee to gather public input on improving busy intersection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County is holding a public input meeting next Tuesday to hear about plans for the Santa Barbara-Veterans Parkway intersection in Cape Coral. Four options woul..
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Man who ran illegal radio station faces up to 5 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Albert Knighten was officially charged Friday, after being arrested in December for illegal transmission, interference with radio. It was discovered that Knighten..
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EPA administrator fires back against GOP attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STUART, Fla. (AP) - The nation's top environmental official fired back Friday against Republican presidential candidates' relentless criticism of the Environmental Protection Agenc..
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Sinking fishermen near Sanibel rescued by Coast Guard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen, on Friday, who were taking on water 50 miles west of Sanibel Island. The Coast Guard Sector in St. Petersburg recei..
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Ft. Myers man arrested, sexual battery on a child under 12

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 38-year-old Fort Myers man was arrested on Thursday for Capital Sexual Battery on a child under the age of 12. A woman and her daughter reported to the Lee Coun..
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Proposed rock mine upsetting Lee-Collier residents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A passionate crowd of opponents is taking their message against a proposed rock mine to the Collier County Planning Commission. The home of Shirley Morris is ..
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Gym ettiquette for the new year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's the first week in January and if you go to a gym, you've seen the big crowds. It's easy to get frustrated, whether you are a gym rat or the newcomer, but the..
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Edison College sub-committee meets to pick next president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Edison State College sub-committee, tasked with helping to pick the next leader, met for the first time Friday.   Selecting the next president is go..
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Local radio talk show host to run for Congress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Conservative radio host Trey Radel is running for Florida's 14th Congressional seat. Radel is joining a growing list of people running for Congressman Connie Mack..
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2 arrested after stealing jewelry and pills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested Marcus Raymont Bell and Kerrin Saunders on charges of Burglary, Grand Theft and Dealing in Stolen Property. On December 15th, Cape Cora..
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Help sought to get more Haitians visas to US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Some members of Florida's congressional delegation are asking federal officials to help more Haitians get visas to live and work in the U.S.    A letter..
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Man apologizes for throwing hog carcasses in water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A Manatee County man told police that he killed eight wild hogs and dumped them in a creek.    The hog carcasses were a mystery for authoritie..
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Tiger's ex-wife building new home in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The oceanfront mansion Tiger Woods' ex-wife purchased for $12.3 million has been demolished and she is planning to build a new home.    ..
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Kickin' it with Kyle under the big top

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The circus is in town, and we're Kickin' it with Kyle under the big top. Kyle Jordan is at Germain Arena getting a look at what it takes to get ready for "The Gre..
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Lanes reopened on nb I75 after car fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two lanes were blocked on I-75 northbound at mile marker 114, between Immokalee and Bonita Beach Rd., due to a car fire. Though traffic was affected for over ..
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Kickin' it with Kyle at 'The Greatest Show On Earth'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The circus is in town, and we're Kickin' it with Kyle under the big top.Kyle Jordan is at Germain Arena getting a look at what it takes to get ready for "The Grea..
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Fire destroys mobile home, kills 3 dogs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A fire in Lehigh Acres has completely destroyed a mobile home on Richard Rd. No one was home at the time of the incident, but three dogs were killed in the fire..
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