Van driver charged in South Florida daycare death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - The driver for a South Florida daycare has been charged in the death of a toddler who was left in a van.    Miami-Dade police say 23-year-old ..
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Police training eyed after mentally ill man dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - Police should have been familiar with Kelly Thomas and his history of mental illness.    Thomas had a 16-year string of arrests around a Sou..
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A look inside Zoomers amusement park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An amusement park, which sat empty as a sign of the ill-fated real estate boom, will soon get rolling! Zoomers went up for auction earlier this year and today wor..
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4 deputies fatally shoot armed man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say four central Florida deputies fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them.    The Brevard County Sheriff's Office report..
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Hazmat is on scene at the Miromar Design Center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

ESTERO, Fla.- Hazmat crews were on the scene at the Miromar Design Center in Estero, located near Corkscrew and I-75, across from the Miromar Outlet Shopping Center on Friday. A su..
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Holton soldier killed in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Pentagon has announced the death of a Holton soldier who was killed Wednesday along with another soldier during an attack in Afghanistan.    ..
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Police Need Help Identifying Thieves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On August 3, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department was called to investigate multiple car burglaries at the Pointe Royal Condominiums located at 1910 Virginia Ave..
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Panhandle jet to get new home after 34 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - An Air Force F-101 Voodoo jet that's been a landmark outside Gulf Coast Community College for 34 years is moving to a new home in central Florida. &nb..
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Mom urges fugitive siblings surrender

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The mother of three Florida siblings being sought by the FBI is urging them to surrender after authorities say they fired shots at a Florida police car and the..
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Tax-free shopping too late this year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- School starts Monday in Lee and Charlotte Counties, so you can expect parents to pack the school supply aisles of local stores this weekend. For many the main cri..
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Drop in oil prices may make it cheaper to fill up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The world's economic turmoil is causing crude oil prices to drop. Friday, oil was trading at $86 a barrel, down $10 from last week. With lower oil prices, will th..
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Trial delayed over ex-Venezuelan president burial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Trial has been delayed while negotiations continue in Miami in a bitter family feud over the final burial site for former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez.&nbs..
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2 former telecom executives found guilty of bribes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal jury in Miami has convicted two former telecommunications executives for bribing Haitian government officials.    The jury deliberated for fiv..
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2 women, 2 children found dead after house fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Two women and two children have been found dead after a north Florida house fire.    The Marion County Sheriff's Office says the victims had other..
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Fingerprints Lead Law Enforcement Taskforce to Thi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, August 04, 2011 Officers from the Fort Myers and Cape Coral Police Departments as well as Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office assigne..
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Extradition of murderer back to Florida on hold

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has approved extradition for Florida murderer Frederick Barrett.    However, according to the Montrose Daily P..
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Cape soldier pleads guilty in Afghan killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A Cape Coral soldier has plead guilty for his role in the murders of Afghan civilians. SPC Adam Winfield and four other members of the Army's Fifth Stryker Brigad..
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NASA launches solar-powered spacecraft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has launched a robotic explorer to Jupiter.    The spacecraft, named Juno, blasted off aboard an unmanned rocket Friday from Cape Ca..
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Thieves hammer their way to recording equipment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The crooks didn't need a key to get into Spinners Arcade in Fort Myers Tuesday night. Instead they snuck into the empty suite next door and hammered their way th..
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New poll shows uptick in popularity for Gov. Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott still isn't the most popular politician in Florida these days but his numbers are looking up a bit. A new Quinnipiac (Conn.) Universit..
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