Lee County runs out of millions in stimulus dollars to buy up foreclosed homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee Housing officials have run out of stimulus money to buy up foreclosed homes for low-income families. The county has an 18th month deadline to spend $18 milli..
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September suit drive to help job seekers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - From now until September 30th, the Men's Warehouse is helping job hunters look good for their interviews. A national suit drive is being held at every one of the..
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Rick Scott picks a running mate while Chiles drops out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Republican nominee for governor Rick Scott is set to name State Rep. Jennifer Carroll as his running mate. Scott's campaign said he would announce his cho..
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Owner watches his Chihuahua get mauled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - It's any animal owner's worst nightmare. Watching another dog maul your dog right in front of you. The nightmare became a reality for a Golden Gate Esta..
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New Cape Coral Contractors: A case of who you know?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fla .- Some Cape Coral city officials want to question new city manager, Gary King, about his decision to hire two new contractors. The positions were created by King t..
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Rabies alert in Charlotte County neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County animal control is warning one neighborhood about a rabid raccoon. A local dog attacked it and now officers are worried it could have sprea..
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IT'S YOUR MONEY: New recycling program in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - It's your money and Naples is spending more than $260 thousand on a new recycling program. City leaders say it won't cost taxpayers extra, but some people aren't loo..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Unauthorized cell phone bill charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Living on a fixed income, Marta Millikan looked to her cell phone bill to trim her budget. She dropped to a less costly plan with T-mobile, but her bill actually..
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Permits to build take a hit in Lee; One builder blames the oil disaster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Permits for new building dropped in some key categories in August in Lee Co.   One builder is blaming the oil disaster in the Gulf for frightening pote..
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Charlotte County Lien Relief Program begins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - There are some properties in Charlotte County with liens up to $50,000 - $60,000. That's a lot of money that some people just can't afford. Through the Cod..
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Mother scares off burglars with plastic bat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A mother of four scares off two would-be burglars with a plastic bat, and then leads deputies to their arrest. She says, "They was coming in here! And when I r..
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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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