Copper thieves target Charlotte County School.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Last year, construction crews started rebuilding the meadow park elementary school in Port Charlotte. The old School that was built in the 1970's is being replaced. "There were a ..
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Crooks target SWFL Banks with check kiting scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying at least one woman believed to be  involved in a series of crimes where fraudulent checks are dep..
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Lee to Tear Down old Shopping Plaza; Will Not Give Land to Town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Lee County will demolish the Seafarer's Village on Fort Myers Beach, but it will not give the land to the town of the Beach. "We cannot give away any land that we bought with touri..
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Thousands of landscaping equipment stolen from Bonita storage area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

 BONITA SPRINGS, FL- A large hole, cut through the fence, that's how deputies say thieves got into the storage yard of forestry resources landscape supply on old 41 and stole ..
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Lehigh Acres man holds teens at gunpoint after deputies say they're caught stealing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh acres man holds two teens at gunpoint after he catches them stealing from him! John Middleton says, "If you're brave enough to come in someone's yard, yo..
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Ex Florida basketball player faces DUI charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GAINESVILLE, Fla.- Former Florida basketball player Dan Werner faces a DUI charge. Authorities say 23-year-old Werner was stopped because he was driving with his high beams on and ..
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Report: Effects of spill will unfold over years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- A new report by a prominent environmental group says the effects of the BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and the animals that live in it will take place over years, ..
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Scott supports emergency spending for disabled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott says he will rescind his order to cut payments to those who care for the disabled if the Legislature approves emergency spending to make up for a..
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Lee County Library System gets website award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - In conjunction with National Library Week, April 10-16, the Florida Library Association (FLA) announced its annual awards.  These awards recognize outstand..
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Detectives investigate shots fired at Charlotte Harbor business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives continue their investigation into a report of several shots fired Monday around 8:00 p.m. Deputies were dispatch..
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Fla. Gov. Scott looking to sell his health clinics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott is looking to sell his family's interest in Solantic urgent health care clinics. Scott said Tuesday he has been seeking a buyer since the Novembe..
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Traffic crash causes death of local 4-year-old girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a traffic crash on Monday at 5:12 p.m. The incident occurred at 4804 Garcia Avenue, Fort Myers, Florid..
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Lee County Sheriff's raided 2 Lehigh Acres grow houses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Members of the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit and Bravo S.E.T. converged on a home at 704 Fargo Drive, Lehigh Acres at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Monday. A ..
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Crime Stoppers seeks woman who defrauded thousands from local banks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying at least one woman believed to be involved in a series of crimes where fraudulent checks are deposited into a collectio..
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Space shuttles going to Fla., Calif., suburban DC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- NASA is giving its retiring space shuttles to museums in Cape Canaveral, Los Angeles and suburban Washington. Twenty-one museums and visitor centers around th..
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Fla. House panel OKs compromise pill mill bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSE, Fla. - The Florida House's Appropriations Committee has approved compromise legislation designed to close "pill mills" that dispense painkillers and other prescription ..
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Police make arrests in overnight convenience store robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police were called regarding a robbery at the Citgo convenience store located at 805 Cape Coral Parkway East on Monday evening at 9:27 p.m.  ..
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Portion of I-75 shut down briefly following rollover crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-- The southbound lanes of I-75 before Kings Highway in Port Charlotte were shut down for several minutes Tuesday as emergency crews landed a rescue helicopter ..
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IMMBIZ Entrepreneurial School promises new businesses for Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - School is in session in at the Immokalee Business Development Center. And each graduating class promises to bring new local businesses to the city. Eugene Jones d..
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Thieves target south Lee County neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies are investigating a rash of burglaries in a south Lee County neighborhood. Detectives have received at least fifteen incident reports since Th..
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