Black Day for downtown Ft. Myers as Red Sox Leave Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

It's a black day for downtown Fort Myers as the Boston Red Sox play their final game at City of Palms Park.    The team moves to a new stadium outside Ft. Myers next..
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Authorities seize about 300 roosters allegedly bred for cockfighting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division assisted in serving a search warrant with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at 18151 Wildcat Drive, Estero on Monda..
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More prison privatization in Fla. Senate budget

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- The Senate's proposed budget, which is awaiting final committee approval, would turn 18 more state prisons over to private companies if they want them. That's th..
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Police investigating accidental shooting in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to an accidental shooting at 3606 Seminole Avenue at 11:38 am. Tuesday. Upon arrival, officers were ..
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Manslaughter charge explored in spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- People familiar with the investigation of the Gulf oil spill say manslaughter and perjury are among the possible violations being explored by Justice Department investi..
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Explosive sounds may be heard in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public northeast of Punta Gorda to the DeSoto County Line about hearing loud explosions and feel..
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Student who called in 2 false bomb threats has been apprehended

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- UPDATE:  As a result of an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip, Timothy Florian was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff's Office's Street Crimes Unit at a ..
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Officer deaths up in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla.- With just two split-second shots, the officers crumpled to the grass. There was no fight, no struggle, no time to react. Tampa officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab ..
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End of an era at City of Palms Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-   An era comes to an end today in Fort Myers. The Boston Red Sox play their final spring training game at City of Palms Park Tuesday. As the team's 2011 spri..
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Local kids with cancer need your help!

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

FT.MYERS, Fla- Candlelighters of SW Florida is an important organization in our community, that helps our local kids who are battling cancer and other blood disorders and their fam..
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Edison State College faculty votes to remove Browder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Faculty members met Monday with Edison State College President Kenneth Walker and agreed to phase out Dr. James Browder from his post as Senior Vice President, a..
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Reflective, colored collars to mark storm surge evacation zones in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Hurricane season is just over two months away and one local county is working to save lives if the next big storm hits southwest Florida and brings heavy ..
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Collier County offers free program to help smokers quit for good

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County is amping up their efforts to kick smoking to the curb. Their health department is launching three free ways for residents to quit, worth thous..
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3 Tampa Rays players lose out on $56,000 worth of items

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Sheriff's deputies in Charlotte County are investigating a burglary at a home that was rented by three Tampa Rays players. The call came in at about 3 p.m. ..
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Police still seek suspect in armored truck robbery from March 27

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-UPDATE: Cape Coral Police Detectives are still pursuing leads in the March 27th armed robbery of a Brinks armored truck driver at the Publix supermarket ..
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Hundreds of quilts donated to local charities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Sewing for a cause. On Monday, the Cape Coral Quilters Guild held their annual blessing of the quilts. Those quilts are then donated to local charities. The guild has been doing th..
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Teen pistol whips mom, forces her to buy car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

An honor's student accused of the unthinkable! A mother was pistol-whipped and held at gunpoint by her daughter. Deputies say that's how 17-year-old Rachel Hachero forced her mom t..
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NPD is investigating a bizarre hit-and-run accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES, Fla.- The Naples Police Department is investigating a bizarre hit-and-run that happened in the 700 block of 5th Ave. S. "I was at my store and it was probably about 10:45p...
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Scott, Bondi going after docs, pill mills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi are turning Florida's law enforcement agencies loose on unscrupulous doctors and pharmacies that are illegally dis..
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Got a Gripe about Lee Co. Roads? Local Agency wants to Hear it

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

A local government agency is asking for Lee county drivers to gripe about the roads and traffic conditions.   The Metropolitan Planning Organization  (MPO)  is ..
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