FMPD remove guns from city streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 28-guns from city streets f..
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Train hits pedestrian in Fort Lauderdale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Officials are investigating after a train hit a pedestrian in Fort Lauderdale.    The incident happened Tuesday afternoon.   &..
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Fort Myers an accidentally shoots himself

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, Gregory Holton was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital after accidentally shooting himself during target practice. Holton and his neighbor, John Crews, were..
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DCF investigates cases of children left in cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Florida Department of Children and Families in Southwest Florida is investigating two cases of children left unattended in a hot car over the past two days. T..
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CCSO wins awards for DUI & Click It Or Ticket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron announced that the agency won two first place awards in the Florida Law Enforcement Challenge held in Orlando July 22. Sher..
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Fla. rocker battling Lou Gehrig's disease

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dan Toler says he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, otherwise known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.    ..
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Court put off for Fla. suspect in family killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A Florida woman accused of arranging the 2009 killings of her husband and mother-in-law is still waiting to hear whether New York prosecutors will seek th..
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Marco PD and Fire donate backpacks to kids in need

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Members of the Marco Island Police and Fire Rescue Departments donated 34 backpacks (all fully stocked with school supplies), extra school supplies and gift car..
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US releases more classified Bay of Pigs documents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. has released more of its classified history of the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba.    The release Monday comes in response to a lawsuit file..
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Fla. Retail Federation defends sales tax 'holiday'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Retail Federation is defending the state's sales tax "holiday" on back-to-school purchases against criticism from a conservative think tank.&nb..
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Doctor: new Fla. Execution drug risky to inmate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A doctor testifying for a Death Row inmate says Florida's planned use of a new lethal injection drug could cause extreme pain in executions.    Dr. Davi..
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Yankeetown challenging new Florida planning law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Add tiny Yankeetown to the growing list of challengers suing over new state laws.    The north Florida town with a population of 502 sued Tu..
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CCSO reminds motorists school starts Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron reminds motorists that school starts next Monday in Charlotte County. Sheriff Cameron said, “I ask motorists to ..
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Love that dress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Love That Dress! is a huge dress party offering thousands of new and gently worn dresses at nominal prices.  The event also features an accessory room and sil..
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Ft Myers men rescued off coast of Florida Keys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A local man and his friend end up drifting off the Florida Keys over the weekend. They floated for hours on end until the Coast Guard and a good samaritan on a..
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Tropical Storm Emily forms in Caribbean

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ROUSEAU, Dominica (AP) - Tropical Storm Emily formed Monday in the eastern Caribbean and lashed islands with heavy rain and winds, as the system moved northwest on a track that cou..
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Bonita Springs considers new pain clinic rules

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The city of Bonita Springs is considering a proposed ordinance making it mandatory for pain pill providers to have an alarm system directly wired to the Lee ..
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Rep. Mack votes no on debt compromise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The debt deal in Washington isn't winning universal support.Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fort Myers) voted against the measure on Monday night, saying the compromise didn..
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Peeping tom arrested in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The Demonico family was watching a movie at their east Naples home when 11 year old Taylor spotted a shadow lurking outside the glass door. "He looked at me but I couldn't really s..
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More problems with county run program in Collier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - New details about a Collier program run with tax dollars, now being investigated for possible misuse of your money. Friday, we told you about the Neighborhoo..
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