Man charged with opening bridge, endangering train

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jacksonville authorities say a 27-year-old man illegally opened a bridge, forcing a train to make an emergency stop to prevent it from careening into a ri..
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US proposes 2 juries in Fla. insurance fraud trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - Never mind Washington's budget problems. The Justice Department wants to retrofit a Miami federal courtroom with two jury boxes for a massive insurance fraud trial.&nb..
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Names released of 2 people shot at Coyote's Bar & Grille

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT CHARLOTTE , Fla.-UPDATE:  Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives released the names of the two people shot early last Saturday morning following a ..
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One seriously injured in crash at Red Neck Yacht Club

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a serious crash between an ATV and a pickup truck at 9:42 p.m. Friday night at the Red Neck Yacht Club, 44..
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New developments in deputy-involved car accident in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- New details from a Florida Highway Patrol investigation explain the events leading up to a deputy-involved crash in Collier County Thursday night. The report sa..
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Homeowner says City workers destroyed protected mangroves

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - Tom Falls says city public works employees were removing Brazillian Pepper trees on an empty lot across from his home on Mohawk Parkway. He says they then removed ..
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Foreclosure Numbers Stay Down in Lee; Crisis Not Over

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Foreclosure filings in March of this year are staying relatively low in Lee County.  However, experts are warning:    the housing crisis is far from over. ..
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Resident in condo building living with major mold issue for nearly a year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County condo with so much mold it can be seen through the windows from the street! The county wants it cleaned up and so do neighbors who say it's ..
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Detectives arrest suspected jewelry thief

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-A local painter has been arrested after allegedly stealing two gold bracelets from a home where he was working.  The victim hired YNOT Painting to do work at ..
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Find out the candidates vying for Lee County Superintendent position

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County School District has posted the candidates who have applied for the next Superintendent of Schools position on its website. The anticipated time for..
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Collier County Sheriff's Office asks for help in identifying burglar

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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