Tree trimmer electrocuted in West Palm Beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A yard maintenance worker trimming trees was reportedly electrocuted when his equipment contacted a power line. West Palm Beach Fire-Rescue reports tha..
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Government sues credit card companies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anti-competitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of th..
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Pet Connection

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Meet Nemo from the Gulf Coast Humane Society.  He needs a forever home.  Plus, Dr. Whitney Whitford answers viewer's questions.
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SWFL Crime Stoppers looking for armed robbers who hit gas station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Trish Routte from Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers tells us how to help catch two robbers.
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Planning Lee County's future

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County is looking for your input about what the county should look like in the future. The latest in a series of planning meetings is tonight in North ..
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New prescription drug program launched in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Commission and Financial Marketing Concepts Inc. are launching a new prescription drug discount program.  The new Coast2Coast Rx card will al..
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Overnight fire in Matlacha under investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

MATLACHA, Fla. - Investigators will be looking for the cause of an overnight fire in Matlacha Tuesday morning. An apparently vacant home in the 12000 block of Boat Shell Drive..
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Fort Myers mother and school administrator dies in car crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Fara Amsalem and her daughters were driving when authorities say she accidentally pulled out in front of a truck. Coworkers at Lorenzo Walker Technical High Sc..
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Lee to proceed with plans for possible expansion of beach trolleys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County will move ahead with plans for possible expansion of the trolley service to and from Fort Myers Beach, which usually is clogged with traffic during vi..
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No Estero bar hopping yet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

ESTERO, Fla. - Right now, there's a community policy banning free-standing bars in Estero - those are ones that serve more alcohol than food. However, that could all be changi..
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Businesses feeling foreclosure's impact

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The foreclosure crisis hasn't only hit homeowners in Southwest Florida; businesses are also feeling its effects.A hair salon in Lehigh Acres has been forced to..
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Two Bonita Springs mothers arrested for allowing underage drinking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Two Bonita Springs mothers are arrested, on the same night, within hours of each other. Both are accused of allowing teens to drink inside their homes. When ..
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Cape Coral wants changes in finance department

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Councilman Bill Deile says he is looking to make a change in a city ordinance that allowed the city's finance department to make investments using money from the..
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Mom arrested after Port Authority finds marijuana seeds in husband's luggage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Neighbor Helen Clifton said, "I saw the police cars." Neighbor Cathy Griffith said, "This is a great neighborhood.." Residents say they're shocked that their nei..
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Community backs off of green card requirement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Leaders of one SW Florida community are backing off of a requirement put in a new landscaping contract requiring the employer to provide green cards for its empl..
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Houseboat owners told they have to go

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - Houseboat owners along the Peace River are getting the boot. They've been given two weeks to pack up and move out or face the authorities. For Bill Yarley, spendin..
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2 killed, 5 wounded in Gainesville shooting spree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Seven people have been shot - two fatally - in an apparent random shooting spree around the Gainesville area. Police say the shooting occurred Monday after..
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Stealing from church and children in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Thieves took thousands of dollars in aluminum from New Testament Baptist Church in Cape Coral over the weekend. The aluminum was going to be used to build steps ..
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US warns Americans to be vigilant when in Europe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is warning Americans about potential terrorist threats in Europe and urging U.S. citizens to be extra vigilant when they're in public pla..
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IT'S YOUR MONEY: Bayview Park closed for $1.2 million renovation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and Collier County is spending $1.2 million renovating a boat ramp. The county closed the Bayview Park on Danford Street to start constructio..
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