Woman arrested on 11 felony counts of ''doctor shopping''

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Punta Gorda woman Monday afternoon on “Doctor Shopping” charges. Arrested at 2:25 p.m. w..
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Man killed by train in Volusia County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

EDGEWATER, Fla. (AP) - A man was reportedly hit and killed by a train in Volusia County. Edgewater police say the unidentified man was lying next to a stretch of track early Monday..
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As 39,000 spill claims dangle, BP defers to feds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - BP says it has received 145,000 claims for lost income because of its blown-out well and has paid out $324 million without denying a single claim. But the..
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Father charged with murder in toddler's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man has been charged with second-degree murder after police say he fatally struck his 2-year-old son. Miami-Dade police charged 23-year-old L..
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New Fla. appellate courthouse called 'Taj Mahal'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new $48 million state courthouse, derided by some as a "Taj Mahal," is being built in Tallahassee while most Florida courts are facing budget cuts. The S..
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Publix testing out curbside grocery service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets Inc. is testing out a curbside to-go service for groceries. The program, called Publix Curbside, will allow shoppers to pl..
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WINK reporter captures waterspout near Sanibel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Reporter Robert Burns captures this picture - a waterspout in Punta Rassa near Sanibel/Captiva around 12:30 pm Monday.
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Fla. universities rank high in minority graduation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A national student advocacy group says Florida's public universities rank near the top in graduation rates for blacks and Hispanics. The Washington, D.C.-b..
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NASA aims for more space station repairs Wed.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA is scrambling to put together a new plan of attack to get the International Space Station back to full cooling. A jammed connector and ammonia leak..
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Rescued grandma: Last 10 years are a gift

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - Ten years after being rescued from the car where she was trapped for three days, 93-year-old Tillie Tooter is doing well and still driving. Tooter survi..
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Boil water notice in effect on Marco Island

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MARCO ISLAND, Fla - 4000 water customers on Marco Island have to boil their water because of a water line break.According to Jeff Poteet of Marco Island utilities, everyone south o..
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School starts in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Summer break is over for students in Charlotte County. Classes start today for the 2010-2011 school year. For the first time since Hurricane Charley none of the..
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Democratic support for Crist grows in fundraising

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The share of donors to Gov. Charlie Crist's campaign who previously had given to Democratic candidates multiplied substantially since he left the GOP to run as..
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'Tea party' of children's issues launches in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A tea party style movement centered on children's issues is being launched in the Sunshine State. The Children's Movement of Florida is branding itself the "milk party..
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Manatee caught in fishing line near Titusville

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers will try to save a manatee caught in fishing line. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said officials will try to capture..
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Small tornado causes minor damage in Boca Raton

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Meteorologists say a small tornado caused minor damage in Boca Raton. Robert Molleda, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said the tornado fo..
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Taxicab passenger dead, driver injured in shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Miami police say someone fired a gun at a taxicab, killing a passenger and injuring the driver. Det. William Moreno said the taxicab was stopped at a traffic light lat..
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Man picking mangoes dies of apparent electrocution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man is dead after apparently being electrocuted while picking mangoes from a tree. Antonio Martinez was using a ladder and an extension to hi..
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Man found dead in home pool

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - A Jupiter man appears to have drowned in the pool at his home. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office reports that the man's roommate found him at the bottom o..
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Man found dead on boat in Fort Pierce

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - A commercial fisherman was found dead after an apparent boating accident in a Treasure Coast waterway. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissio..
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