Cape Coral employees will no longer take work cars home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral City Manager Gary King has signed a memo that will prohibit city employees, with the exception of police officers, from taking city vehicles home. The..
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Woman arrested for not reporting dangerous horse disease

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson today announced the arrest of an Indian River County woman who allegedly tried to conc..
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Cape Coral soldier will have day named after him

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral soldier nearly killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan will be honored by city officials. The final signatures are being added to this proclamation..
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Kid hit outside Golden Gate Elementary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - A 7-year-old child was hit on his bike Wednesday afternoon in front of Golden Gate Elementary. The childs injuries were minor.  
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Charlotte County woman arrested for trying to rip-off undercover out of money for drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives arrested a woman this afternoon who was “ripping off” people on various occasions, taking..
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July unemployment up in about half of US cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The unemployment rate rose in nearly half of the nation's 374 largest metro areas in July, as the pace of hiring slowed from earlier this year. The Labor Departme..
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Unlicensed security officer arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson today announced the arrest of an unlicensed security officer in the Tampa Bay area on ..
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Lee County bust recovers more than $100,000 in marijuana

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at approximately 4:50 P.M., members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit responded to 2425 Churchill Avenue N, Lehigh A..
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Holocaust survivors want French rail bid derailed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The French national railway is being scrutinized by Holocaust survivors for its involvement in transporting Jews and others to Nazi death camps during World Wa..
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Fla. nursing home evacuated after pipe bomb found

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa nursing home has been evacuated after a maintenance manager found a pipe bomb on his desk. Police spokesman Laura McElroy said the bomb squad examined th..
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BP spent $93M on advertising after Gulf spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Oil giant BP says it has spent more than $5 million a week on advertising since the Gulf Coast oil spill - more than three times the amount it spent on ads during..
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Tropical Depression 9 forms in Atlantic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Tropical Depression 9 forms in Atlantic. It is 3,000 miles away from U.S.
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Number of illegal immigrants in US now declining

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. has dropped for the first time in 20 years as substantially fewer undocumented workers from Mexico, Latin America and..
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Police remove illegal guns from Fort Myers streets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 16-guns from city streets ..
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Banks to allow local groups to buy foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Major banks are agreeing to give local governments and nonprofit groups the ability to buy foreclosed homes before they are sold to private investors. The Obama a..
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VA looking for Fla. land to build 2 cemeteries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to buy land in Tallahassee and central Florida to build two national cemeteries. VA officials said Wednesday ..
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8 animals found dead in Fla. pet store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Eight animals have died after they were left inside a central Florida pet store without water and electricity. Authorities have rescued dozens of surviving an..
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Police rescue blind, disabled couple from fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade police officers have rescued an 81-year-old blind man and his wife, who is also blind and uses a wheelchair, from their burning home. Officer Elizabeth Sold..
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Cousins' fight over necklace ends in homicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - An argument between two southwest Florida cousins over a missing necklace has ended in gunfire. Terry Davis and his cousin Nathaniel Gooden argued over the ..
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Fetus found on South Fla. beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies are looking for the mother of a female fetus mysteriously found on a South Florida beach. Authorities say they're conce..
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