Collier County Sheriff's Office asks for help in identifying burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in identifying a man deputies want to speak with in connection with recent home burglaries i..
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Gulf tourism officials 'cautiously optimistic'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DESTIN, Fla.- Gulf Coast tourism officials who gathered for a meeting at a Florida Panhandle resort this week weren't exactly jumping for joy over the prospects for growth in 2011,..
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Fla. Senate panel diverts low-cost housing funds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- The Senate's Budget Committee has agreed to permanently divert $194 million annually from Florida's affordable housing program for what opponents say is a tempor..
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Fla. pain clinic operator pleads not guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI - The former operator of a half-dozen South Florida pain clinics has pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to illegally dispense thousands of doses of oxycodone. The pl..
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Pelicans saved from Gulf oil stick to new homes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SAVANNAH, Ga.- Among the 250 brown pelicans roosting on a sand bar on Georgia's Atlantic coast, wildlife biologist Tim Keyes managed to find a few with the numbered bands around th..
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Political pressure also bearing on Florida unions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- While political assaults on public employee unions in Wisconsin and other states have been grabbing the headlines, the workers' counterparts in Florida also have..
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Helping Japan's youngest quake victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-You can help the children of Japan recover in the aftermath of the deadly tsunami and earthquake. Tara Moser of Delta Family Counseling is collecting toys to send ..
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I-75 is open after truck fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A truck fire on I-75 near mile marker 134 that shutdown the northbound lanes Friday morning is now open.   April 1, 2011 at about 6:20 am Vehicle 1 was trave..
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Wicked Weather Spreads Chaos Across Central Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LAKELAND, FL - After strong storms swept through the Tampa area, clouds began rolling in to Lakeland. The Sun n Fun Aviation expo was in full swing, then the wind started to blow. ..
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Teen expected in court today accused of making false bomb threats

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   A Fort Myers teen accused of calling in two fake bomb threats to Lee County schools is expected to make his first appearance in court  today.   &nb..
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Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers this weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers Fla.     One of the most celebrated oratorios of all time will be performed in its entirety this weekend.     Our Kyle Jord..
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Spring storms move through Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fla. -- Heavy rains and gusty winds moved through parts of southwest Florida on Thursday afternoon and evening. Some local people say the rain is needed while oth..
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Second Street revival?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you've driven down Second Street in Fort Myers recently, you probably noticed some changes. New businesses and renovations are breathing new life into a once ..
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Collier County Sheriffs Office on scene of a crash involving a deputy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY -  Investigators swarm the scene of a traffic accident involving a Collier County Sheriff's deputy. It happened around 9:45 p.m.  at the intersec..
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Storms cause major damage at aviation expo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LAKELAND, Fla. - A Southwest Florida video producer returned from the heart of the violent storms just a short time ago. He's sharing his video with us exclusively and saying ..
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Florida House passes Medicaid privatization plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Private companies and networks of hospitals and other providers would deliver Medicaid health care services in Florida under legislation passed in the state Hou..
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Deputies say senior citizen takes wild ride on golf cart, hits mailboxes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS, FL-Deputies say, a senior citizen takes a drunken wild ride, through his community on a golf cart.It came to an abrupt halt, they say, after the man hit two mailb..
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Judge denies astronaut's request to seal records

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. - An Orlando judge has denied a request from former astronaut Lisa Nowak to have her criminal record sealed. Judge Marc Lubet on Thursday dismissed Nowak's argument t..
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New marine species discovered off Gulf of Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla.-  A new marine species has been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Thursday the discovery o..
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Interim Lee County superintendent takes vacation leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Interim Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Lawrence Tihen, is utilizing vacation leave to address a family issue, said Joe Donzelli, a representative of Lee County Pu..
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