Protesters stay at Centennial Park, given tickets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Centennial Park closed at 10:30 p.m. Thursday but that didn't keep protesters from taking part in Occupy Fort Myers.  At 11 p.m, police officers arrived at..
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Teacher accused of trading grades for cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A high school teacher is accused of trading better grades for cash. Now the Charlotte County School District is investigating.     When a st..
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Long awaited speed bumps come to Naples community

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- The Naples City Council approves funding for a project some residents have waited years for. In just a few weeks four speed humps will go in along South Golf Drive be..
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Insurance agent accused of selling bogus policies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte insurance agent faces charges for allegedly selling fake boat insurance.Jack Alexander, owner of Insurance Depot of Charlotte County and empl..
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'Connect with a Classroom' surprises 86 teachers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. - Eighty-six teachers in Collier County were surprised with some extra cash. It's part of the Education Foundation of Collier County's "Connect with a Classroom" proje..
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Rain barrels new trend across SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Some southwest Floridians are happy about our recent downpour of rain. They're saving that water in large barrels. It's a process called rain harvesting, a..
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Man arrested, stole from Beall's and pawned items

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man on 14 felony charges for stealing $7,575 in assorted jewelry items over a period of time f..
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Sen. Bill Nelson makes statement about Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Senator Bill Nelson has issued a statement regarding the death of Moammar Gadhafi: "I hope today’s news of the death of Libya’s ousted dictator is fol..
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Man charged with homicide in death of NN nightclub

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A man who shot four people in a North Naples nightclub in 2006 was arrested and charged with homicide Thursday in connection with the death of one of the vict..
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Registered sexual offender arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A registered sexual offender is under arrest after moving with in Lee County and failing to register his new address with law enforcement within 48 hours. German ..
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Students decorate pumpkins for a cause

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Students in Fort Myers carved some pumpkin creations to give local houses that Halloween feel, and help their school at the same time. Special needs students at t..
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Man gets life for fatal home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Gainesville man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman last year during a home invasion robbery.    An Alachua County ju..
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A call to abolish a regional planning group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A regional planning group that is funded by taxpayers and grants, could become obsolete. Even members of the group are suggesting it might be wise to abolish ..
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Police: DNA match solves 2009 Fla. triple slaying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miramar say a DNA match has solved a 2009 triple slaying and led to murder charges against a man already in state prison.    Investiga..
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29 interveners join Fla. election law challenge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Civil rights groups and labor unions are among 29 interveners joining Florida's election law case as defendants.    A three-judge federal co..
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Biotech company moves from NY to FL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A biotechnology company that develops treatments for cancer and infectious diseases announced Thursday that it is moving to St. Petersburg, eventually a..
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Casino crooks make late night dash for cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a trio of armed robbers who charged into a Cape Coral casino early yesterday morning,..
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Cape council member holds town hall meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Council member Chris Chulakes-Leetz is holding a town hall meeting, where people across the city can voice their concerns.  The title of Thursday's town hall meeting is "What ..
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Ft. Myers 'Occupy' protesters asked to leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - After nearly a week of camping out at Centennial Park, the movement known as Occupy Fort Myers might have to disband. Fort Myers police officers presented the gr..
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K-9s receive awards at national competition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two members of the Lee County Sheriffs Office K-9 Unit have just returned from the National Police Canine Association’s National Training Seminar and Compet..
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