Drought affecting charity fundraisers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Drought conditions in southwest Florida have caused the water levels in some lakes to get so low it's no longer safe for boaters to go out on the water. Non-profits who depend on f..
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Rain could heighten busy mosquito season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The recent rain has Lee County Mosquito Control gearing up. The agency hits the pests by air and by land, and only a month into mosquito season, the office has ..
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Pet Connection: June 28th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

Jake, a Collie mix, is available for adoption. Plus, Dr. Whitney Whitford gives tips on how to house train your adopted pet.
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Job fair helps people get back on their feet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Dozens of people turned out today to compete for ten open positions with Family Health Centers. Anne Marie Grant has been out of work for awhile and has spent mont..
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Naples couple finds alligator, nearly eight feet long, in garage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla -- A couple in Naples got an unwelcome guest to their home Monday, after an alligator nearly eight feet in size, showed up and crawled into their garage. "It all starte..
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Fourth of July celebration at Veteran's Park is cancelled this year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- For more than a decade, people have gathered at Veteran's Park in Lehigh Acres to celebrate the nation's independence. But this year the event was cancelled due..
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Local health departments mark National HIV Testing Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

NAPLES, Fla.-- More than 1.7 million Americans are living with HIV according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC says nearly 25 percent of those infected, do..
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Cause of death yet to be determined for 29-year-old woman found dead in Wal-Mart parking lot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- UPDATE: Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives report that the Medical Examiner has completed the autopsy on 29-year-old Jennifer Anne S..
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Downtown Fort Myers high-rise residents pay for trolley, but service has yet to show up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Downtown Fort Myers high-rise residents are fighting back against a fee for a trolley service that doesn't exist. "We're frustrated that we're being charged for a..
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Rain helps wash away algae in parts of Olga

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

OLGA, Fla. - The battle over fresh water in the Caloosahatchee got some much needed help from mother nature over the weekend. Thunderstorms helped wash out some of the toxic algae ..
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Cape waives building fees to get rid of Chinese drywall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  The City of Cape Coral is taking a giant step to rid homes of Chinese drywall. Effective immediately the city is waiving permitting fees associated with rep..
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Alleged child molester set to change not guilty plea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - An alleged child molester in Collier County is changing his not guilty plea. Sixty-one year old Robert Alter, a former volunteer at two Collier County elemen..
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Police: automobile accidents suspected to be linked to home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An investigation is taking place regarding two automobile accidents that are believed to be linked to an attempted burglary that happened Monday in Fort Myers, a..
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College sells only 70 copies of Haridopolos' book

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos is known as a dealmaker, but he's not proving to be a bestseller. An official at Brevard Community College said M..
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Police: Tampa man shoots brother in argument

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa authorities say a man shot his brother in the legs during an argument before turning the gun on himself. Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies found the t..
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Fire causes roof to collapse at Kissimmee motel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say eight people, including two firefighters, have been hospitalized after a fire caused the roof to collapse at a central Florida motel. Osceola C..
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Daughter of 95-year-old woman forced by security officers to remove diaper at Fla. airport speaks out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

A Florida woman is speaking out after she says Transportation Security Administration screeners forced her 95-year-old cancer-stricken mother to take off her adult diaper while goi..
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Jetpacks become a reality in Key West

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

KEY WEST, Fla. - Visitors to the Florida Keys can now pretend to be and fly like James Bond with a new watersport providing levitation-like flight.Jetpack Adventures is based in Ke..
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Deputies: church A/C thief arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri


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Bonita Springs man finds daughters on social network

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Call it a story of Facebook reluctance. Amilcar Santos never intended to log on to the social network."My personality is not with computers," said Santos.Fin..
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