Dolphin jumps onto deck of boat, injures woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- A dolphin weighing between 600 and 700 pounds jumped onto the deck of a boat, injuring a woman. Isles of Capri Fire spokesman Keith Perry says a charter boat ca..
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Red Cross text donations to Japan top $1 million

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- The Lee County Chapter of the Red Cross is asking for donations to support relief efforts following the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The organization ..
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Four-vehicle accident in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

CHARLOTEE COUNTY, Fla.-The Florida Highway Patrol says a woman who fell asleep behind the wheel caused a four-vehicle accident in Charlotte County. Cynthia Terzado and her family w..
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Business Expo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The City of Cape Coral held a business expo over the weekend to teach people how to run a successful business. Recently, Donald and Karen Labonte opened up Evergr..
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4 teens die in car crash in Sarasota

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Sarasota say four teens have died in a car accident. The Florida Highway Patrol says the SUV they were riding slammed into a wall after the dri..
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Southwest Florida snowbird makes thousands of greeting cards for soldiers overseas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- One Southwest Florida snowbird is spending hours each day scrapbooking for soldiers. The 99-year old and her daughter ship their handmade greeting cards overseas..
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Traffic stop, nervous driver: 98 pot plants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a Florida driver stopped for a traffic violation seemed nervous, so troopers asked permission to search his minivan - and found 98 ..
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Homicide investigation in Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY - The Collier County Sheriff's Office charged a 31-year-old man with second-degree murder after deputies responded to a stabbing in Immokalee early Saturday. Deputie..
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Bonita Springs woman waits to hear from sister in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Annie Wang on Bonita Springs waits anxiously for a phone call or an e-mail delivering the good news she's been praying for. "I called," Wang said. "I called ..
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Collier County crisis center seeing demand soar, but facing financial crisis of their own

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- A crisis hot line in Naples is in a crisis of its own. They're not getting enough money to fund their operation. Project HELP gives free counseling and helps victims ..
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'Lotto scam' victim speaks after suspect is arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - When a North Fort Myers woman received a phone call stating she had won a million dollars and a Mercedes Benz, she thought her problems were over.  Un..
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ONLY ON WINK: Woman seeking changes with DAS after dog is killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - An Immokalee woman's dog is killed right in front of her by dangerous dogs in the neighborhood, but she says the whole incident could have been avoided. Now, this..
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Golden Apples handed out in Lee County classrooms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Six Lee County public school teachers were surprised in their classrooms Friday with the prestigious Golden Apple Award.  Each year, the Golde..
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Spring breakers arrested taunting gator

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PANAMA CITY, Fla.- Two college students on spring break have been arrested for taunting and trying to steal the live alligators at a Panama City restaurant's pond. The Panama City ..
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Local Fundraiser to go World-wide, to help Children of Special Operations Service Members

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

A local fundraiser is going world-wide, to raise more money for children of special operations service members, killed in training or military action.   The goal is to ge..
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Lawmaker wants state-backed insurer's role reduced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Florida lawmakers can't stop worrying about the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance company. Sen. Alan Hays of Umatilla said Friday the time has come to get..
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Florida Senate panel limits pension contributions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Senate may be on a collision course with Gov. Rick Scott and the House over how much public employees should contribute to their pensions. Scott wan..
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Governor: Child welfare cuts needed to create jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DAVIE, Fla. - Gov. Rick Scott defended proposed budget cuts to education and child welfare Friday, saying they were necessary to make good on his plan to create 700,000 jobs in Flo..
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Panel considers Fla. oil spill relief legislation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Legislation designed to help the Florida Panhandle recover from economic damage cause by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill may soon be headed for a floor vote in the ..
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Search for missing man off Boca Grande continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Coast Guard and other law-enforcement agencies are searching for a missing man in the waters just offshore from Boca Grande on Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard ..
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