Cape police take a big step in fighting crime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral police got a state of the art crime fighting tool. The new computer software will help combat crime faster. The department used grant money to buy the new co..
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Foreclosure relief program could be nearing end

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - As thousands of area homeowners struggle to avoid foreclosure, some lawmakers in Washington are calling for an end to a program that was designed to help th..
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Grow House Investigation Nets 2 Arrests in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

 COLLIER COUNTY- Detectives with the Collier County Sheriff's Office's Vice and Narcotics Bureau arrested Velasquez and Vasquez and uncovered more than $360,000 worth of marij..
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13-year-old arrested for bringing gun to school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- On Thursday, January 27, 2011, the School Resource Officer at North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts received information from school administrators that a student on sch..
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Cats rescued

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak


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Fla. man guilty in scheme to buy stolen weapons

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A jury has convicted a Florida man of conspiracy in a scheme to buy hundreds of assault weapons and military gear for shipment to the Middle East. Jurors in Miami deli..
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Local Restaurant Tries and Drop Environmental Surcharge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

You might file this one under the heading:  Sounded like a good idea at the time.A local restaurant has tried and dropped a 4% environmental surcharge, tacked on to every bill..
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Man arrested in attempted child abduction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

UPDATE: A 25-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old girl in Golden Gate Estates last fall. Travis Michael Morgan, of 170 1st..
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Marshals capture Fla. fugitive after 31 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Marshals have captured a man in Florida who has been on the run from a drug case for 31 years. A Marshals spokesman says 62-year-old Mark Steven Phillips was arre..
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Fla. Sen. Rubio gets his committee assignments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio will serve on four committees: Commerce, Science and Transportation; Foreign Relations; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Selec..
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3 arrested in Port Charlotte oxycodone drug house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PORT CHARLOTTE- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, assisted by the Street Crimes Unit, raided a Port Charlotte home at 7:05 a.m. this morning and made three arr..
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Miami woman uses giant scissors to scare robber

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A 74-year-old woman used a pair of giant scissors to fight off a would-be robber. Police say the incident happened last week. They are warning others of the suspect, w..
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Mom of teen beating victim files lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The mother of a Florida teen who authorities say was brutally attacked by another student has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County school board. ..
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Challenger: 25 years later, a still painful wound

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For many, no single word evokes as much pain. Challenger. A quarter-century later, images of the exploding space shuttle still signify all that can go w..
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2010 foreclosure activity down in hardest-hit markets but increases in 72 percent of major metros nationwide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

IRVINE, Calif. - Jan. 27, 2011 - RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its 2010 Year-End Metropolitan Fore..
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Snow up north strands passengers at RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Yet another blast of winter weather is grounding flights across the northeast, and it's having a trickle down effect locally. At around lunch time, there were ne..
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Scott proposes restoring Fla. Commerce Department

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has proposed restoring Florida's Commerce Department to streamline economic development efforts. The new Republican governor announced his ..
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How states fared on unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose sharply last week but the figures were distorted by rare snowstorms that hit the Southeast. The state figures belo..
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CCSP arrests methamphetamine trafficker in undercover deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, assisted by the Street Crimes Unit, conducted an undercover operation Wednesday and seized 25 grams of Meth..
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Elevator free falls 5 floors in state building

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Five state employees were injured, including one who suffered a broken leg, in an elevator accident at the Department of Education.  Officials say the..
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