Lawmakers delay action on property insurance bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate committee has delayed voting on a proposed property insurance bill designed to crack down on fraudulent or excessive sinkhole claims. Although it ..
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Scott unveils Fla. budget plan at tea party rally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

EUSTIS, Fla. (AP) - New Republican Gov. Rick Scott received wild applause from about 1,000 tea party activists when he said the $65.9 billion budget proposal he rolled out Monday w..
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Fla. man accused in NY of coercing prostitutes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A Florida man who was traveling with three women in New York has been accused of forcing them into prostitution. Westchester County police said Monday tha..
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Super Bowl sets ratings record

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Green Bay's victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl has surpassed last year's record-setting game in the Nielsen Co.'s preliminary ratings measuremen..
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Kitchen fire causes $25,000 damage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - A kitchen fire at a Southwest Cape residence Monday morning  that caused $25,000 damage has been ruled accidental.  At 6:56 a.m., Cape Fire Dispatch re..
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Man smokes marijuana at taxpayers' expense

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT LAUDERDALE- On a recent chilly morning, Fort Lauderdale stockbroker Irvin Rosenfeld interrupted his client calls for a quick marijuana cigarette in the company parking lot. Th..
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Shark attacks on decline in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An annual shark attack study reported the number of shark attacks increased worldwide in 2010 while declining in Florida for the fourth straight year.Accor..
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Operation Medicine Cabinet underway in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-- If you have unused or expired medications, now is your chance to turn them in, no questions asked. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is collecting old prescr..
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Lawmakers delay action on property insurance bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE- A Senate committee has delayed voting on a proposed property insurance bill designed to crack down on fraudulent or excessive sinkhole claims. Although it appeared the..
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Collier Commissioner wants advertising contract reconsidered

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Tuesday Collier County Commissioners will discuss on vote on whether a $2.35 million contract with Paradise Advertising and Marketing should be reconsidered...
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Fla. man charged in fatal convenience store shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT PIERCE- Police have charged a 19-year-old man in connection with a Florida convenience store shooting that left a 49-year-old woman dead and a teenager injured. Antwan Wilson ..
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Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy injured in crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PALM HARBOR- A Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputy was injured when a vehicle crashed into his cruiser while it was stopped at a red light. Authorities say the vehicle driven by 30-ye..
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2 teens killed, 4 injured in central Fla. accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAKE MARY- Two teens died and four others were injured when a Ford SUV overturned near the Interstate 4 exit for Lake Mary. The Florida Highway Patrol says 17-year-old Laura Grant ..
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Report: Woman died after riding Disney ride

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A 77-year-old woman collapsed and died in December after riding the Prince Charming Regal Carousel in Walt Disney World. The Orlando Sentinel reported the deat..
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One charged with robbery, one charged with tampering

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- On January 31, 2011, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office were notified of a robbery that occurred around 3:00 P.M. at a residence on Laurel Drive in North For..
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Empty suitcase found at US Postal Office in Fort Myers Beach has been cleared

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS BEACH- WINK crews were at the scene of a suspicious package found at the US Postal Office in Fort Myers Beach. Lee County Bomb Squad inspected and cleared the empty suit..
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The Super Bowls best commercials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- A young boy in a Darth Vader costume surprised to see his parents VW Passat start under his direction is this year's best Super Bowl commercial.  Earl Quenze..
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Gov. Rick Scott set to unveil budget

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

EUSTIS- Gov. Rick Scott will be breaking with usual practice in a couple ways when he unveils his first budget recommendations to the Legislature. First, he'll present a two-year p..
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Operation Medicine Cabinet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  Lee County Fla.    Today the Lee County Sheriff's office is working to get prescription drugs off the streets.     Operation Medicine Cabi..
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Flight returns to Tampa after window cracks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Southwest Airlines flight had to make a return trip to Tampa International Airport after the first officer's side window cracked.      ..
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