House speaker wants 2 Florida Supreme Courts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - House Speaker Dean Cannon on Monday proposed creating a second Florida Supreme Court so that one set of justices could specialize on criminal appeals and t..
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Legislative leaders disagree on Fla. drug tracking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - GOP legislative leaders disagree over Republican Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to repeal Florida's prescription drug tracking system before it gets started. H..
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Alcohol permitting could get easier in Collier parks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The process to obtain alcohol permits for some Collier County parks could get a little easier. While some leaders see this as a win-win, allowing them to ser..
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1 worker dead, another seriously injuried at the Lee County Fair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- An investigation is underway at the Lee County Fair. Last night, one worker died and another suffered serious injuries while tearing down rides. "He (the gu..
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Proposed rule means big bucks for Cape construction companies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral City Councilmembers are discussing a plan to give local contractors preference when it comes to construction projects. Mayor John Sullivan drafted the ordina..
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Fake $50 passes the counterfeit pen test, how crooks are passing the funny money

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Crooks are getting creative to pass off bogus bucks to unsuspecting businesses. Even tricking the pens designed to detect counterfeit money. A fake $50 bill popped u..
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Police say father beat Fla. girl to death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI - Police say a 10-year-old Florida girl was beaten to death by her father a few days before her body was found doused with chemicals in the back of a truck. Miami-Dade County..
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Tourism industries feel impact of rising gas prices

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- These days, just about everybody is feeling the impacts of rising gas prices. But in Charlotte County where so much of the tourism industry relies on fishing, bus..
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GPS device leads to Coast Guard rescue of overturned kayaker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Fort Myers Beach, Fla. - The Coast Guard rescued a 64 year-old woman after her kayak capsized several miles west of Fort Myers Beach, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St..
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Fla. teen indicted for role in police shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- A grand jury has indicted Nicholas Lindsey, the 16-year old accused of fatally shooting St. Petersburg Police officer David S. Crawford. The grand jury issued..
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Suspect arrested after shooting at a Fort Myers man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Fort Myers Police Department received callsat 9:08 a.m. Monday in reference to gunshots heard in the area of the Park Windsor Apartments located at 2650 Park Windso..
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Gas leak in Port Charlotte is fixed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- CCSO Deputies opened the access road along U.S. 41 from Harbor Blvd. to Galway Lane to traffic after repairing a gas leak in Port Charlotte. Construction cre..
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FMPD cracks down on illegal firearms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 19 guns from city streets during ..
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Robb and Stucky Future on the Line, with Hundreds of Jobs at Stake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Robb and Stucky is fighting for another chance to survive as a furniture company.  But it has to convince creditors that it can re-organize.  The alternative is for credi..
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Police: Fla. man shot girlfriend in face at parking lot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- A central Florida man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after police say he shot his girlfriend twice in the face. Daytona Beach police say 6..
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Large-scale union protests unlikely in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- A lawyer for the state teachers union says Wisconsin-style protests likely won't happen in Florida because of strict laws against strikes by union members. Talla..
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Man selling 'new' laptops fools buyer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies say a 42-year-old North Port man was approached by a man in a Port Charlotte parking lot Saturday afternoon selling lapt..
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Collier County Sheriff's investigate dead body found near a boat ramp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation. A body was discovered at the end of Shell Island Road near the boat ramp, according to the ..
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Lee County Sheriff's investigate Lee County Civic Center death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that occurred Sunday at the Lee County Civic Center, 11831 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers. The Sheriff's..
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Discovery leaves space station for the last time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, left the International Space Station on Monday for the last time, getting a dramatic send-off by the dozen orb..
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