Accident on SB I-75 causing slow downs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.-UPDATE: Roadway has been cleared. A vehicle accident with injuries on southbound I-75 at mile marker 128 has traffic backed up. Motorists should seek an alternate rout..
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CCSO release name for remains found in Port Char.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives have identified the skeletal remains found September 18 along the Como Waterway near Cedarwood Street and Young Avenue in Po..
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Lee Co. projects 2.5% increase in hotel rentals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County is predicting a 2.5 percent increase in bed tax revenues, from hotel room rentals, in the coming fiscal year.   That was revealed today at th..
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Fla. legislative leaders warn of more cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida legislative leaders are warning that schools, health care and other programs could get cut again in 2012.    Gov. Rick Scott and the..
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Guevara-Vilca found guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Daniel Guevara-Vilca, the 26-year-old man accused of downloading hundreds of sexually explicit pictures and videos of children, has been found guilty on all 4..
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Occupy Wall Street group protests in Tampa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Around 300 people have turned out for a protest in downtown Tampa patterned after the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.    Members of a group cal..
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CCSO deputy recognizes woman wanted on drug charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's Street Crimes Unit deputy made a traffic stop Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. after seeing a woman in a car that was wanted on previous Na..
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Guilty plea in Fla. for Colombian drug lord

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Colombian cocaine kingpin has pleaded guilty in Miami to U.S. trafficking charges months after rejecting the government's first proposed plea deal.    ..
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Hurricane in Atlantic, tropical storm in Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A new hurricane has brewed up in the Atlantic while Tropical Storm Irwin formed in the Pacific, but both were far out to sea and not on track to threaten any coasts.&n..
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Court says lawmakers can OK slots anywhere in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeals court has affirmed a ruling that lawmakers can authorize slot machines anywhere in Florida.    The decision Thursday could open t..
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Court sides with Fla. in driver handbook dispute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeals court is siding with the state in a dispute over a controversial contract to produce official driver's handbooks.    The fight ar..
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Protect your catalytic converter from thieves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is offering security advice to vehicle owners following recent thefts of catalytic converters Deputies are investigating t..
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Collecting shoes for charity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ESTERO, Fla.-If you're looking to clear out some closet space and get rid of some of the shoes you never wear, a shoe store in Estero is collecting for two charity programs. Whethe..
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Bus service linking counties starts Thursday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 28, 2011) - Beginning Thursday, Oct. 6, passengers can travel cross-county via a highly anticipated new bus route that will connect Lee and Collier counties..
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Gaming resort planned for The Forum in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - For some living in the residential communities at The Forum near Interstate 75, a massive new gaming resort is a neighbor they are ready to welcome. Cassie Willi..
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Third teen arrested in attack of two gay men

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - A third teenager has just been arrested in a brutal Collier County assault that one the victims believes was fueled by hate. The arrest came after a little detect..
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Apple says company co-founder Steve Jobs has died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple Inc. said the company's co-founder Steve Jobs died Wednesday. He was 56.    "We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed..
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Pink Heals Tour brings hope to cancer survivors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- It's a tour honoring and giving hope to women who are cancer survivors. The Pink Heals Tour, complete with pink fire trucks, rolled into southwest Florida today...
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Volunteers needed to drive patients to treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Twice a week, Bill Cuttriss goes to the Florida Cancer Centers to receive treatment for intestinal cancer. When he was diagnosed in May, Cuttriss recalls the stre..
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GOP candidate Cain signs books in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain signed copies of his newly released book for hundreds of people at a Tampa Bay area bookstore.  ..
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