Crime Stoppers seeks woman who defrauded thousands from local banks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying at least one woman believed to be involved in a series of crimes where fraudulent checks are deposited into a collectio..
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Space shuttles going to Fla., Calif., suburban DC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- NASA is giving its retiring space shuttles to museums in Cape Canaveral, Los Angeles and suburban Washington. Twenty-one museums and visitor centers around th..
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Fla. House panel OKs compromise pill mill bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSE, Fla. - The Florida House's Appropriations Committee has approved compromise legislation designed to close "pill mills" that dispense painkillers and other prescription ..
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Police make arrests in overnight convenience store robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police were called regarding a robbery at the Citgo convenience store located at 805 Cape Coral Parkway East on Monday evening at 9:27 p.m.  ..
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Portion of I-75 shut down briefly following rollover crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-- The southbound lanes of I-75 before Kings Highway in Port Charlotte were shut down for several minutes Tuesday as emergency crews landed a rescue helicopter ..
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IMMBIZ Entrepreneurial School promises new businesses for Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - School is in session in at the Immokalee Business Development Center. And each graduating class promises to bring new local businesses to the city. Eugene Jones d..
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Thieves target south Lee County neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies are investigating a rash of burglaries in a south Lee County neighborhood. Detectives have received at least fifteen incident reports since Th..
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Drivers contemplating changes to driving due to pain at the pump

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Gas prices are driving major changes to southwest Florida's economy. On Monday evening, southwest Florida drivers were paying about $3.79 for a gallon of regu..
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4-year-old girl dies after she was run over in a driveway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEE County, Fla - A 4-year-old girl is dead after a family friend runs over her while backing out of a driveway.  It happened around 5:12 p.m. at a home on the corner of Menoc..
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Back into the Pool: Swim Center Corp. has Another Proposal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

It's back into the pool, part three.  The Nationl Swimming Center Corp. of Texas is making another proposal to convert a baseball park into an aquatic center.Lee County has re..
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Trial begins in case of Collier band director accused of having sex with student

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A former Collier County band director on trial, accused of having sex with a student. Robert Hamberg resigned from Gulf Coast High School when the allegation..
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Cape Coral Heating Up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape leaders are turning down the thermostats to save thousands of dollars. Every city building went from 72 degrees to 78 while workers are in the office. It wil..
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Survey shows Obama in tough re-election fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Republicans Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee hold a slight lead over President Barack Obama in a new poll of Florida residents on next year's presidential election...
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Fla. high court to take up foreclosure matter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- The Florida Supreme Court will consider the foreclosure case of a Greenacres homeowner that involves a law firm under investigation for alleged "robo-signing" an..
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Missing Alzheimer's patient found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

UPDATE:  Mr. Kickbush has been located in Coral Gables by the Coral Gables Police Department. Mr. Kickbush is in good health and the family is in the process of making arrang..
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Wal-Mart looking to lure back shoppers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is hammering home its low-price message with a new ad campaign in a bid to bring back customers.    The campaign, starting today, bears the ..
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Boaters beware of flying Gulf sturgeon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Boaters beware. It's flying fish season Wildlife officials are reminding boaters that Gulf sturgeon as long as 8 feet and weighing 200 pounds are migrating into..
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BP provides $30 million to mitigate impact to NW Fla.'s tourism industry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Northwest Florida Tourism Council (NWFTC) will receive a $30 million BP marketing grant to help mitigate impa..
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Three Oaks Elementary school teacher involved in serious crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Three Oaks Elementary school band instructor is in critical condition after an early morning crash on Alico Road.  Our news partners at the News-Press are ..
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BP buys Gulf Coast millions in gear

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- In the year since the Gulf oil spill, officials along the coast have gone on a spending spree with BP money, dropping tens of millions of dollars on gadgets, vehicles ..
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