Cooking oil thieves steal $4,000 from Port Charlotte restaurants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two men caught in the act of stealing cooking oil from several Port Charlotte restaurants early Wednesday..
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Fla. lawmakers exchange insults in 'uterus' flap

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Florida's Republican House speaker and a Democratic lawmaker have exchanged insults in a dispute over the use of the word "uterus" in floor debate. Speaker Dean ..
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Chief justice, Scott agree on Florida court loan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Chief Justice Charles Canady and Gov. Rick Scott's office have agreed on a plan to loan money from reserves to Florida's court system to avoid furloughs and curt..
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Wednesday is National Start! Walking Day in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Wednesday is National Start! Walking Day – the American Heart Association invites all Lee County residents to join them for a walk in the park. By doin..
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3 Port Charlotte residents arrested for possession of Meth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives raided a Port Charlotte home Tuesday at 3267 Pine Tree Street, and arrested three individuals. A 5-..
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6 kids taken to hospital after school bus crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol says six central Florida students were transported to a hospital with minor injuries after their school bus was involved in a crash. Authoriti..
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City of Palms considering speed limit drop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - City leaders are considering a proposal that would drop the speed limit on residential and downtown roads by 5 mph. The change would turn 30mph areas into 25mph ..
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Fla. Senate passes bill to honor slain police

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Two Tampa Bay area roads would be designated as memorial highways honoring five law enforcement officers who recently lost their lives in the line of duty under ..
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Hearings resume in New Orleans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

METAIRIE, La. - Maintenance on a safety device that failed to stop last year's BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was the focus as a federal panel resumed hearings on the disaster ..
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No honeymoon for new Florida governor with voters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott's honeymoon with Florida voters didn't last long, a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows. The survey showed 48 percent of 1,499 re..
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Autism Seminar offers free help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

FORT MYERS, Fla.--April is Autism Awareness Month.  Saturday, April 9th, 2011, there is a free opportunity for parents to get help and guidance, called "Promising Pathways"&nb..
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Sean Taylor shooting suspect wants media barred from key hearing.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Today in miami a hearing is scheduled for the case involving the 2007 murder of former Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor.    The alleged shooter,  Er..
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Chat with Cape Coral Mayor John Sullivan today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   Happening today Cape Coral Mayor John Sullivan is going viral.    The Mayor is planning a live online chat this afternoon.     Our N..
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Operation Safe Neighborhood hits the street in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fort Myers police are getting guns off our streets. Already this year, 61 guns have been confiscated and in 2010, more than 1,000 were taken off the streets. ..
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FWC to vote on closing Gag Grouper harvest in Florida waters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - To fish or not to fish? Many state recreational fishermen are worried a decision Wednesday could have a major impact on their jobs and profits. FWC Commissioners..
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Shelter for Abused Women & Children uses social media to spread reach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- More than 40 million women are abused each year. But one Naples non-profit is hoping to lower that statistic, through social media. It's a secret haven for those seek..
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New glasses help wearers do away with multiple pairs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL -  The glasses are called, "Superfocus". If you've got a collection of "specks" for reading or watching TV, keep reading. The glasses use a unique technology to..
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SWFL hit by largest personal information heist in history

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Patrick McMaster is one of the millions of victims in what authorities are calling the largest personal information heist in history.  His bank, pharmacy, an..
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Call for Action helps man with end-of-lease fees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla--Call for Action gets results for a Cape Coral man hit with several fees at the end of his rent-to-own contract. Larry Weiss bought a leather sofa set 17 months ago..
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Dem. officials: Florida congresswoman to head DNC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a congresswoman from South Florida and a key White House defender, has been chosen as the next chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee..
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