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SWFL feeling effects of blue-green algae; similar to east coast 2016 issue

Peter Formica has walked out of his condo at Clipper Bay to the sight and smell of blue-green algae. Formica compared the stench to "rotten...

Algae, red tide impacting SWFL water quality

Algae and red tide are having an impact on the water quality in Southwest Florida. SWFL escaping red tide The Collier County coast doesn't have the...
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SWFL celebrates the Fourth of July

Southwest Floridian's kicked off Independence Day with celebrations early Wednesday that will last into the night with fireworks galore. Cape Coral's Red White & Boom! Tens...

State not charging Hendry sheriff in 2016 investigation into misconduct allegations

The state will not charge Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden after allegations of misconduct, according to the state attorney's office. There was a Florida Department...

Fort Myers doctor pleads guilty, will pay $2.8M in kickback case

A 46-year-old doctor pleaded guilty to conspiracy to receive health care kickbacks, the Department of Justice said Monday. Dr. Michael Frey, M.D. pleaded guilty to...

Charlotte County arson suspect son of fallen deputy

A man accused of committing arson and setting multiple fires in Charlotte County was the son of a deputy killed in the line of...
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Collier County neighborhood fearful over neighbor’s use of guns

NAPLES, Fla. - A homeowner said she is fed up over the bullets that keep whizzing past her home, endangering her family. Jessica Deering said...
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Infant ejected from car is found alive in storm drain

(CNN) It's a story of survival that's amazed even seasoned firefighters -- an infant ejected during a car crash ends up in a storm...
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Value of donations increases at Harry Chapin Food Bank

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The value of $1 in donations has increased from $6 to $8 worth of food for needy families who are...

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