Charlotte deputies warn anglers to keep an eye on their tackle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- June means tarpon season in the Boca Grande pass and the fishing tournaments reel in competitors from all over the world. Serious competitors vying for big ..
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Six Immokalee firefighters get jobs back temporarily

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

IMMOKALEE, Fla. -- Six Immokalee firefighters learn they will get their jobs back. The move was decided during a special board meeting Tuesday. But the move is not indefinite. The ..
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Use caution near portions of Caloosahatchee River

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Lee County Health Department recommends the public use caution before exposing themselves, pets or livestock to the Caloosahatchee River water area between the..
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Construction crane flips while working near I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A large boom truck upended, flipping the 10-wheeler skyward in North Fort Myers on Tuesday.  UPDATE 7:34 PM: The crane truck is now back on the ground, crews..
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Eyesore apartments get makeover to push out crime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES, Fla. - Two well-known apartment complexes in the City of Naples are about to get major makeovers. The purpose is twofold, relieve the community of what some call eyesores, ..
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City of Fort Myers to Explore Buying High-Rise Land

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The city of Ft. Myers is going to pursue the possibility of buying the land that was supposed to be the Vue high-rise condominium.   The city says devel..
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Man stops theft of neighbor's property

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS- A North Fort Myers man gives "being neighborly" a whole new meaning. That's after he spots a thief breaking into his neighbor's shed at four in the morning. When ..
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Truckers targeted in safety campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-- If you've ever driven I-75, you've probably seen the weigh stations off to the side of the interstate. But unless you're a commercial truck driver, you've proba..
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Rotary Club makes big book donation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The littlest of readers were all smiles as they dug through boxes of books to find their latest literary adventure. The Rotary Club of Fort Myers-Sunrise and the..
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Crime Stoppers allows you to text in tips for cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

A new Crime Stoppers program now allows you to text in your tips for cash and just like a phone call you will remain anonymous. "We'll get information from a source that we wouldn'..
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Brush fire in Charlotte Co. shuts down portion of I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A brush fire is burning between I-75 and US 41 north of Oil Well and south of Tuckers Grade Tuesday evening. The approximately 20-25-acre fire has shut..
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Immokalee teen killed in car accident laid to rest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Tuesday marked the farewell to an Immokalee teen who was killed in a horrific car crash. Authorities say 17-year-old Amanda Alvarado died after her boyfr..
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Motorcyclist seriously injured after accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-A motorcycle accident in Cape Coral on Tuesday left Aileen Marsden, 45, of Cape Coral, seriously injured.  Officers responded to a report of a motorcycle traf..
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Fort Myers man accused of Ponzi scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Myers man has been charged in Tampa federal court with bilking $16 million from Polk County investors. James Risher was charged Friday with money launderi..
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Tropical depression forms south of Acapulco

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - The National Hurricane Center is reporting that the first tropical depression of the 2011 Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed and could become a tropical storm..
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Orlando teen nipped by shark in New Smyrna Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Volusia County Beach Patrol says an Orlando teen was nipped by a shark while wading in knee-deep water in New Smyrna Beach. The 19-year-old suffer..
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UFF State Championship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

We're Kickin' it with Kyle in Port Charlotte with some members of the semi-pro football team, The Florida Veterans.  They are playing this weekend for the UFF State Championsh..
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Fort Myers Miracle help OSU football fans 'rest the vest'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Miracle are drawing on current events to draw fans.  The Minnesota Twins Class A affiliate wanted to help heartbroken Ohio State football fan..
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Bonita Springs dumpster code to be enforced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Businesses in Bonita Springs will have to shell out to cover up their waste bins or possibly face a fine. It's part of a city code that has been around since..
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Only on WINK: Marco Island robbery victim shares story after felon sentenced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. -- Only on WINK, a man charged with tying up and robbing an employee at the Crazy Flamingo on Marco Island has been sentenced. For the first time the employee i..
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