Scott names chairs of inaugural festivities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A former ambassador to the Vatican is in charge of planning Governor-elect Rick Scott's inaugural festivities. Francis Rooney, a U.S. ambassador to the..
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Fla. universities get economic development grants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's 11 public universities have received $10 million in state grants for 31 projects designed to help attract economic development. The grants announ..
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Rep urges lame duck Congress to pass Dream Act

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Outgoing Republican U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart is calling on Democratic House leaders to bring the so-called Dream Act immigration bill to a vote during the lame du..
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ACLU wants foreclosure hearings to remain public

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union is urging judges to ensure that foreclosure proceedings in Florida's courts are open to the public and the media. In ..
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TECO continues to restore gas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Peoples Gas crews and additional personnel continued making good progress in restoring gas to customers throughout the Ft. Myers and Naples area, returning servi..
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Man points a rifle at a school bus driver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Fort Myers man is under arrest after pulling a gun on a school bus driver he felt cut him off in traffic.  The bus driver works for a company that transpo..
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Stuffing stockings for troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County is making the holidays brighter for our troops. Tuesday, the Collier County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Red Cross to stuff stockings...
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Golf tournament

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - This Saturday you have a chance to play a round of golf and help out the Gulf Coast chapter of the Florida Police Benevolent Association.
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Cape Corals plan for the future

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Today you have the chance to see how south Cape Coral plans to grow and develop over the next two decades. The Cape's Community Redevelopment Agency has been res..
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Fort Myers City Council ends bar closing discussion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the current hard closing procedures, Fort Myers bar owners say people pour out into the streets at 2 a.m. They say it's unsafe for them and police. But City..
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Audit requested in Cape Coral missing fuel case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The city of Cape Coral is calling for an internal audit after thousands of gallons of fuel go missing.A city consultant reports Cape Coral is using nearly 400,00..
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Some visitors looking for discounts due to gas outage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - You spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars to come to Florida on vacation, only to have it ruined with cold hotel showers and even colder restaurant food,..
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Cape Coral Police are searching for a suspect who held a woman at knifepoint

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL. Fla. - Cape Coral Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who held a woman at knife point in her home earlier today in the southwest Cape.&n..
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Gas leak hurts restaurant's weekend business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Tokyo Bay owner, Jeff Shin, says this table was full of customers, when he noticed a problem with the grills gas supply. "I'm looking down there, the gas is gone..
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Children steal tow truck, crash it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - An auto shop owner wakes up to see a tow truck being stolen from his North Fort Myers business. The real shock came after the thieves wrecked the truck. De..
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Gas turned back on, but businesses lose thousands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nearly 500 southwest Florida businesses remain without gas, while those who have got theirs turned back say their losses range from $500-$50,000. Some businesses..
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Woman who played part in kidnapping asks judge for mercy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Luz Huyo walked into a Lee County courtroom today to ask a judge if she could leave jail temporarily, under guard, to visit her home to straighten out her affair..
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County Claims: Justified or Ridiculous?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - From potholes, to palm fronds, every now and then the county is asked to pay for damage to someone's property. Our CALL FOR ACTION investigation uncovered risk m..
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Fla. lawmakers set to override Gov. Crist's vetoes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers are poised to do something they haven't done in 12 years and that they've accomplished only twice in the last 24 - override a governor's ..
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Feds delay implementation of controversial water quality rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The federal government is delaying the implementation of new rules on releasing nutrients into Florida waters. The Environmental Protection Agency is granti..
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