Man gets life for raping woman in Tampa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man convicted of raping a woman in Tampa after posing as a police officer has been sentenced to life in prison. A Hillsborough County judge sentenced ..
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111 charged in Medicare scams worth $225 million

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- Federal authorities charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and physical therapists in nine cities with Medicare fraud Thursday, part of a massive nationwide bust that snared ..
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State officials warn of fog threat through Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The Florida Division of Emergency Management is urging residents and visitors to use caution throughout the state as dense fog may affect roads through Monday. I..
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Twins' pitchers, catchers report for spring training

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Pitchers and catchers for the Minnesota Twins reported for Spring Training at Hammond Stadium Thursday. Their first official workout is scheduled for Friday, tho..
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Authorities shoot, kill man during traffic stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW PORT RICHEY- A passenger in a car stopped by police for an equipment violation was shot and killed after pulling a gun. Authorities say New Port Richey police officers pulled o..
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Supreme Court seeks 90 more Fla. trial judges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Supreme Court says the state needs 90 more trial judges to handle increased workloads caused in part by past budget reductions that cut support staff. The ..
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Penalty phase begins for forest killer in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE - Jurors who convicted a drifter of a second decapitation murder will now decide whether to recommend a death sentence sought by the state or life in prison. They heard..
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Board approves new tuition rates for 17 programs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE- The board that oversees Florida's state universities has approved proposals paving the way for higher tuition rates for 17 graduate level programs at four universities..
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Ga. students building oil cleanup machine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MARIETTA, Ga.- Members of Kell High School's robotics team are using a $10,000 grant to build a machine that could aid in the cleanup of oil spills. Carlie Schulter, a junior at th..
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Board approves new tuition rates for 17 programs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The board that oversees Florida's state universities has approved proposals paving the way for higher tuition rates for 17 graduate level programs at four ..
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Judge to finalize sentence in ninja slaying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PENSACOLA- A judge is expected to issue the final sentence for the convicted ringleader of a deadly ninja-style attack on a Panhandle couple. In a hearing Thursday afternoon, Judge..
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How states fared on unemployment applications

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

More people applied for unemployment benefits last week after applications had dropped to the lowest level in nearly three years in the previous week. That improvement had reflecte..
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Small plane crashes into ocean off Volusia County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW SMYRNA BEACH - A pilot's log book, a wheel and other pieces of wreckage have washed ashore after a single-engine plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. The Phoenix East Aviatio..
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Two new German Shepherds join Fort Myers police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS- The Fort Myers Police Department announced the adoption of two new police K9s to the force on Thursday. The German Shepherds’ duties will include patrol and narco..
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Cape Coral police arrest suspect in stabbing investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral police have arrested a suspect in an early morning stabbing that occurred at 630 SE 13th Place. Shortly after midnight, officers responded to a call from a m..
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Free dental care Friday morning at 8

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  If your in need of free dental work this listen up.  Friday  morning at 8 Dr. Ronald Luke will host Cape Corals 1st annual dentistry from the heart  even..
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Cape Coral boy's soccer team heading to Final Four

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Cape Coral Fla.        They're pulling out all the stops for a championship team in Cape Coral today.     Cape Coral Hi..
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Weather service facing cuts in House budget plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Congress is considering cuts to the government's weather team at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).  The head of the National Weather ..
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Fort Myers Police say they're being robbed of overtime hours

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Cecil Pendergrass, the president of the union representing the Fort Myers Police department says union members are being denied overtime for working security detai..
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Business woman wants repeat burglar behind bars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL-A business owner says she wants the man who burglarized her Casino Arcade, not once, but twice-behind bars.So far he's managed to avoid arrest.The owner says she's g..
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