Car seat safety ratings released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)-The list of booster seats reviewed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The insurance industry group gave its top marks to 21 of 72 booster seats it..
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Vacation homes for the price of a hotel room

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You've probably been there: on vacation with the family, all crammed into a small, high-priced hotel room. But there might be a way to stretch out and stretch yo..
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Suspect, K9 killed in Fort Myers armed robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers Police Department K-9 died in a shootout with a robbery suspect and another was hurt. Officers killed one of the suspects and caught the second afte..
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Fire call leads to dead body

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A man was found dead inside a Port Charlotte home. Detectives were called to the home on Seashore Avenue around 7:30 Tuesday night.  The original c..
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North Port family files Civil Rights complaint with Diocese

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A North Port family is taking action against the Diocese of Venice, saying their son was discriminated against and dismissed from school because of his disab..
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Cape city council passes budget calling for reductions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral city council approves a budget plan that could mean pay cuts for city employees.Angry Cape taxpayers joined a room full of city employees, wonderi..
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Nun at Ave Maria accused of sexual relationship with female student

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

AVE MARIA, Fla. - A whole sisterhood of nuns is forced to leave Ave Maria after the school confirms their superior had a sexual relationship with one of the female students at the ..
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Church rebuffs military concerns on Quran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida church is rebuffing warnings by the U.S. military's top official in Afghanistan to cancel a scheduled Sept. 11 burning of the Muslim holy book. P..
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Fort Myers family fights with Brazilian government for daughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla. - "It's a blur right now. We know where she is, what country she's in but we cant get her back," said Robert Hernandez. His daughter Samantha Hernandez was flying ..
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Cape construction has business owners concerned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - An ongoing road construction project on Santa Barbara Boulevard has some folks up in arms over how long it's taking to complete. Some business owners wonder if t..
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Lee County deputies spearheading state's largest-ever cockfighting cases, 2 arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at approximately 7:00 a.m., members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Squad (SWAT Team) and Narcotics Unit exe..
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Amid cuts and controversy, Lee Co. moves closer to budget decisions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County is moving closer to balancing its budget for the coming year, but it's a painful and controversial process. Commissioners learned Tuesday that Sheriff..
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MUST SEE VIDEO: Chibi the knee boarding dog

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. - Chibi is a the knee boarding dog. You might call this 9 year old Tampa dog a Jack Terrier of all trades. Chibi can do anything from jumping through hoops to riding a ..
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Crist hits airwaves with first political ad since leaving GOP

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is hitting the airwaves with his first campaign commercial since leaving the Republican Party.The ad airing Tuesday, called "Bes..
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Swimming advisory causing slump in sales for Cape Coral Yacht Club businesses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Yacht Club beach is at a standstill, as it's still shutoff to swimmers. A swimming advisory has been in place for weeks now, after the Health Departme..
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Athletes for America launch tour in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - ATHLETES FOR AMERICA (AFA) Founder, Billy McGehee is a resident at Gulf Harbour in Iona-McGregor's Fire District. Since 9-11-01, he has been on a mission t..
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Cape home invaded, robbed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police are looking for two men wanted for a home invasion and robbery. According to police reports, over the weekend, the men forced their way into th..
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Without a BP check, some hotels could close

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - It's been 2 weeks since Ken Feinberg took over the BP claims operation for the gulf oil spill, but some hotels say the response is so bad, if they don't get th..
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Woman arrested for attacking pregnant neighbor with tire iron

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral woman was arrested after allegedly attacking her neighbor with a tire iron. The neighbor is also five months pregnant. According to police, Robin An..
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Charlotte County ICE Alert saves two peoples lives

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Fire/EMS is proud to announce the initiation of the Induced Hypothermia Protocol. Induced hypothermia treatment saved 2 resident’s l..
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