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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Romney talks jobs at campaign stop in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is returning fire over President Barack Obama's claim that he is a warrior for the middle class.    R..
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Baby dies after being dropped on tile floor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A 9-month-old Tampa Bay area girl who authorities say was repeatedly dropped by her mother's boyfriend has died.    Clearwater police say Aal..
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Bondi seeks Fla. panel on drugged babies problem

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Pam Bondi wants lawmakers to create a task force on babies born addicted to their mothers' prescription drugs.    Bondi sai..
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A week later and still plenty of questions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Outside the parking lot where police got into a gunfight with Starling Javier, sits a memorial. Friends and family members held candle light vigils at the spot t..
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10,000 turkeys needed at Harry Chapin this year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thanksgiving may be more than a month away, but the Harry Chapin food bank doesn't have any turkeys. The food bank is experiencing a near record need for help and..
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Mom testifies in son's defense in child porn case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The mother of a man accused of downloading hundreds of sexually explicit pictures and videos of children took the stand in her son's defense today.  Dan..
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Escaped offender caught in ND cornfield

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOWER CITY, N.D. (AP) - A convicted sex offender who escaped from a private transport company's van while being moved across the country was nabbed in a North Dakota cornfield Wedn..
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2 Fla. species may be extinct, report shows

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A shrimp and a snake that were once known to make their home in Florida's waters may now be extinct.    A review by the U.S. Fish and Wi..
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Nine charged in child pornography investigations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, FLA. -- Nine Lee County men are behind bars, all facing charges stemming from a child pornography ring.  It comes from a 10 month investigation by the Innocent Ima..
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Women dedicated to helping jobless in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two local women are dedicating themselves to helping the unemployed in Southwest Florida. Angela Jackson and Tami  Margerison are holding workshops around th..
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Teen arrested in North Port shooting, 2 killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested one suspect in Tuesday night’s shooting on Granada Boulevard in North Port that resulted in the deat..
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Decapitated dog found in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A stomach-turning scene was discovered in a Lehigh Acres neighborhood. A dog was found decapitated, just feet away from homes."It's bad enough when a dog is hur..
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Suspect in NJ stabbing arrested on flight in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) - Customs agents in Florida arrested a suspect in a fatal New Jersey stabbing minutes before his flight took off for Colombia.    Authorities foun..
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