Oasis charter schools expansion right on track

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A charter school system in Cape Coral is getting ready for the new school year, one desk at a time. In December crews, started building an addition at Oasis Eleme..
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Robbery suspects knew their target well

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The two suspects in the violent robbery at Love Boat Ice Cream in Fort Myers Friday night know the store well. One of the suspects is a former employee. The othe..
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Moment of silence begins 3rd Anniversary of Officer's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Monday, July 18th, marks the three year anniversary of the death of Fort Myers police officer Andrew Widman. Since the 2008 tragedy, the department has taken acti..
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Internet helps Cape Coral police nab a thief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral police say they nabbed a thief using good detective work and a little help from the Internet. Law enforcement has been setting up stings for as long as..
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Man killed by train in Tampa Bay area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed when he was hit by a train in the Tampa Bay area. Witnesses told Dade City police that a southbound train was stopped Monday..
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Elderly woman dies after driving into canal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an elderly South Florida woman died after driving her car into a canal. Dolores Martinez had been visiting friends at the Sunrise Lake communit..
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Man charged with child's shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida man has been charged in the shooting of a young boy. North Port police say the 6-year-old boy was shot Saturday and taken to a St. Peter..
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Traffic stop leads to felon’s arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Gaspar Ramirez was arrested in Fort Myers on Sunday for providing a false name and false identification and for the execution of the warrant after a routine traff..
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Man pleads not guilty on flight stowaway charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Nigerian-American man has pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles to charges he breached airport security in New York and got a free ride on an LA-bound flight. Twen..
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Motorcyclist hits 311 mph to set new record

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIMESTONE, Maine (AP) - A Florida man has topped 300 mph on a conventional motorcycle. Bill Warner of Wimauma hit a speed of 311.945 mph Sunday at the Loring Timing Association's l..
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Mike Haridopolos drops out of US Senate contest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Haridopolos suddenly and unexpectedly dropped out of next year's race Monday, saying he wanted to concentrate on his ..
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Judge orders commandments removed from courthouse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CROSS CITY, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge says Dixie County officials must remove a granite monument of the Ten Commandments from the front of their courthouse. Senior District Judge..
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Fla. toddler dies after hit by dump truck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 2-year-old boy has died after being struck by a dump truck in central Florida. Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes said the child was killed Monday ..
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Fla. Dems urge feds to reject Medicaid overhaul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Four ranking Democratic state lawmakers are urging federal health officials not to expand a Medicaid privatization program being pushed by Republican Gov. Rick Scott a..
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Atlantis prepares to return home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- It's an end of the era for space shuttle Atlantis. The Atlantis crew took up into space 8,500 pounds of food and supplies. They are bringing back with them 5,..
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Fight over $2 lands Fla. woman in jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -A Jacksonville woman is behind bars after a man says he gave her $2, but later took it back. He told police she then ran him over with the car. Andrew Toby..
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Charlotte County Sheriff says 'no smoking' on Sheriff's Office property

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The ashtrays at the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office will soon be replaced with no smoking signs. This week the sheriff instituted a no smoking policy for ..
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Tropical Storm Bret forms near Bahamas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - A tropical storm has formed in the Atlantic Ocean near the northern Bahamas. Authorities in the Bahamas issued a tropical storm watch for Grand Bahama and the Aba..
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Feds to investigate state's 24 workforce boards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a probe of Florida's 24 regional workforce boards to investigate whether contracts have been improperly awarded t..
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Casey Anthony released from jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

She's now a free woman...although free could be a relative term. Casey Anthony stepped out of a Florida jail early Sunday...but what happens now seems to be a big question mark for..
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