Lee County testing 'Code Red' system

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County will be testing it's new reverse 911, Code Red, system that alerts residents and businesses to emergency situations.  Lee County Emergency M..
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Woman gets 15 years in husband's beating death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MILTON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the death of her husband. As part of a plea agreement, 42-year-old Kimberly Mary Cannon p..
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Lee County woman sentenced for felony animal cruelty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On August 16, 2010 Frances Rochford was sentenced on one felony and two misdemeanor animal cruelty charges. Rochford received one year in jail, one year of house..
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Deputies responding to shooting near flea market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County deputies are responding to a shooting off Ortiz near Ballard. Deputies say the shooting was a drive-by and part of an attempted robbery at 4:00 pm. Tw..
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5th Ave. is getting a small face lift

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NAPLES, Fla. - 5th Avenue is going to be under construction until the end of October.The million dollar lighting project is going to remove sections of old lights and install bases..
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Police sergeant reportedly caused crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville police sergeant reportedly caused a crash when he cut off another driver. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports that Sgt. K.T. Anderson ..
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3 car accident in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Crews are responding to an accident at Tropicana and Santa Barbara. Three cars are involved in the crash. Three patients were transported, one as a trauma alert...
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Deputies searching for missing woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing adult. Jennifer Lehman (DOB 4-21-62) of 1717 Park Meadows Drive, Fort Myers..
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Fatal accident in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A fatal accident occurred on State Road 93 at mile marker 180 in Charlotte County Wednesday. Vehicle-1 was southbound on SR 93. Vehicle-2 was northbound on..
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GM files public offering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - General Motors has filed for an initial public offering. GM will offer up to 500-million shares to the public. The exact details are still coming out, but the bo..
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Lee County displays 'slow down' banners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County firefighters are making it their prerogative to make the community aware that school starts on Monday.Various departments across the county have desig..
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Ky. diver's death in Florida under investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HILLSBORO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities are investigating the death of a scuba diver from Kentucky who became distressed at sea the day before. The Broward Sheriff's Offic..
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Tip leads 'most wanted' fugitive back to prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A career criminal is on his way back to state prison, thanks to anonymous tip which led to his arrest this morning. Howard Lee Brice, DOB 6/25/58, had been on th..
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Plane crashes in Miami canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

PARADISE POINT, Fla. - A single engine plane crashed shortly after 2 pm Wednesday near Paradise Point in South Miami-Dade. The pilot radioed that he had problem with a fuel gauge. ..
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Career fair to be held this week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Rasmussen College will host a free Career and Networking Fair for residents of the surrounding communities at the Hyatt Place Fort Myers at the Forum on Au..
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Homeowners taking advantage of historically low mortgage rates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage applications rose 13 percent last week as consumers refinanced at the lowest rates in decades.The Mortgage Bankers Association says the increase was driv..
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ACT results in, more high school grads ready for college

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla -  More high school seniors are meeting the testing standard that shows they're prepared for college -- even though overall scores on the latest ACT college en..
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Fla. House candidate says Islam against America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Republican U.S. House candidate in the Florida Panhandle has told a group of middle and high school students that Islam "is against everything America st..
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Fla. reopens Panhandle state waters to shrimping

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Shrimping is now permitted in state waters off the western tip of the Florida Panhandle that had been closed due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. As a..
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Scientists release first rescued, rehabilitated sea turtles back into Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FWC - NOAA administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Adm. Thad Allen joined state, federal, and partner biologists today as they released 23 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles back into th..
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