BP claims a gamble: Get check now, risk less later

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Fishermen and business owners stung by a summer of lost revenue from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill have until Wednesday to file their compensation claims..
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Fort Myers man arrested for arson at ex-girlfriend's home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police have arrested a man accused of setting fire to his ex-girlfriend's home.Police say Damien Jones, 32, was arrested early Sunday on arson and bur..
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Group sleeping on the streets to raise awareness of homelessness in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Imagine having your life packed away in just one bag. "So far, it's been a lot of walking. I brought a lot of things, so I think I packed too heavy," NoHome4Me pa..
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SWFL family, friends set up fund following Ohio kidnapping, murders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida family and friends have set up an account to benefit an Ohio teen who survived a brutal kidnapping.  Sarah Maynard, 13, was found tied up ..
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Panhandle woman, 3 kids found dead in violent scene

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A woman and her three young children were found killed at a violent crime scene in a north Florida home on Saturday, and homicide detectives were out looki..
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Lifelock customers in Fla. getting $10.87 refunds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Seventy thousand Floridians who bought services from the Lifelock identity theft prevention company will be getting refund checks of $10.87 each.Attorney G..
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Ex-Yankee Jim Leyritz acquitted in fatal DUI crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A jury in Florida has acquitted former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz of DUI manslaughter in a 2007 crash that killed a mother of two.However..
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Feds: Oil spill claims process needs transparency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Justice Department is urging the administrator of the $20 billion fund for Gulf oil spill claims to show greater transparency about the process so the victim..
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Low-cost options to keep city water clean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - It's your money and the City of Naples is trying to save taxpayers millions of it. New water standards released this week by the EPA could have the city spending $20..
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Child struck by truck cofirmed fatal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Friday, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a pedestrian related traffic crash. It happened in the area of 28 Roanoke Drive. Once on scene ,police lear..
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Airport security "pat downs" angering some travellers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - Travel for the Thanksgiving holiday begins this weekend according to officials at SW Florida International Airport. With that, travellers can expect heightened sec..
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Dog returned to Fort Myers family after break-in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  A Fort Myers woman's home is torn apart by burglars making out with thousands of dollars of valuables including the family dog. "When I stepped in it ..
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Man arrested for VA construction site burglary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

CAPE CORAL, FL- Cape Coral Police say they caught a man in the act of stealing from the new VA clinic construction site.This isn't the first time the site has been targeted for cri..
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Man accused of killing his family faces judge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The man accused of killing his family by slitting the throats of his wife and five children appeared in court on Friday.Seven bailiffs escorted a shackled Me..
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Lee County Library System offers thousands of free e-books for download

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The days of book drops and overdue fines may be numbered. Lee County is putting more of its $2.8 million dollar book budget toward E-books, available for download..
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Florida's October employment numbers released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October 2010 is 11.9 percent, unchanged from September 2010.  This represents 1,096,000 jobless ou..
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Lee Gets Recognition for Climate Change Preps, Questions about Money Spent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Lee county is getting recognition from the federal government for planning for the possible effects of climate change.  Lee joins 7 other communities in getting resources from..
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Student authors honored with parade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Marching bands, fire trucks, favorite book characters, and local celebrities paraded around the school bus loop at Allen Park Elementary School on Friday.The sc..
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Experts disagree on whether Gulf seafood is safe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Experts at an international conference in South Carolina disagree on whether it's safe to eat seafood from the Gulf of Mexico after this year's oil spill.Th..
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Port Charlotte Walgreens robbed, suspect in custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla -  The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 8:35 p.m. that a female had entered the store and held the pharmacist up ..
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