Final interviews for Lee school's top job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On their final day of interviews, the finalists were grilled on issues facing the district right including how to make up for  $34 million shortfall in the ..
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Final Community Meeting on Lehigh Plan on Saturday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Lee county will hold the final meeting on the land development codes in the new Lehigh Acres Community plan on Saturday.   Planners say it mandates new standards for arch..
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Fort Myers High athletic director accused of sending inappropriate text messages resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The athletic director at Fort Myers High School is expected to resign on Monday after allegedly sending sexually-suggestive text messages from his personal cell p..
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First responders hailed as heroes in senior living facility fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Residents at a senior living complex are calling Collier deputies and firefighters heroes. Last night, one of the floors inside Goodlette Arms caught fire an..
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50-acre brush fire burns near Alico Road and Devore Lane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 50-acre brush fire broke out Friday afternoon in Lehigh Acres near Alico Road and Devore Lane, according to Division of Forestry. The fire is 70 percent contain..
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Three men arrested for selling fake ID's to illegal immigrants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla -  A multi-agency investigation has culminated in the arrest of three people for manufacturing counterfeit immigration documents. On May 12, 2011 search warran..
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Three students arrested at East Lee County High School

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Three students were arrested at East Lee County High School, 715 Thomas Sherwin Avenue, Lehigh Acres, for their participation in a fight that created a huge distu..
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Police seek armed robbery suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department responded to an attempted robbery in the 4300 block of Armeda Street Friday at 10:16 a.m. Upon arrival, police learned that a His..
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Lehigh man allegedly responsible for 11 business burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives assigned to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Bravo District Criminal Investigations Division have linked a Lehigh Acres man to eleven area burglar..
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Six children arrested after allegedly burglarizing historic Bonita Springs hotel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to the vacant Shangri-La Hotel, located at 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs, in reference to a burglary i..
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FMPD conducts prostitution sting, arrests six Fort Myers women

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  The Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of uniformed officers conducted a prostitution sting on Cleveland ..
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Seller Beware: Timeshare resale likely a fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Timeshare owners who are desperate to get rid of their properties are increasingly becoming targets of scammers that not only promise to get them out of their Tim..
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Meals on Wheels drivers needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Community Cooperative Ministries Inc. (CCMI) is looking for Meals on Wheels drivers for the summer months. This is a relatively easy volunteer opportunity with ..
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FMPD warns residents of fraud schemes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to a phone wire transfer fraud. The 82-year-old victim stated that she received an emergency phone c..
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Goodland Park boat ramp reopens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Collier County Parks and Recreation’s Goodland Park Boat Ramp will reopen Friday.The ramp has been closed for the past two weeks while the ramp was be..
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Group aims to prepare 1 million meals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Meals of Hope is preparing one million meals this weekend at locations across Southwest Florida. Thousands of pounds of food already filled the Harborside Event ..
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NASA counting down again for next-to-last launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's countdown clocks began ticking again Friday for the next-to-last space shuttle launch, delayed two weeks ago by an electrical problem aboard Ende..
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Florida Ethics Commission OKs Scott's investments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Ethics Commission says Gov. Rick Scott's investments and blind trust present no prohibited conflicts of interest. The panel Friday issued an ad..
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Senator Bill Nelson wants to strip oil companies of tax breaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Senator Bill Nelson is introducing new legislation that would strip oil companies of about $4 billion every year.  He says with record profits, BP is using p..
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38,000-acre Big Cypress wildfire 95 percent contained

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A wildfire that's been burning in the Big Cypress National Preserve is causing smoke to waft across much of Southwest Florida. On Tuesday, the smell of smoke ..
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