Safety & Security

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As holiday season approaches, here’s tips on keeping safe while shopping

You all know what a good deal looks like, but do you know how to keep yourself safe when looking for that deal? Nobody likes...
Maria Creed is overwhelmed with emotion as she crouches in front of one of the memorial crosses at Pine Trails Park in Parkland, Fla., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, that were placed for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Creed’s son, Michael Creed, is a sophomore at the school. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)video

Bill would set active shooting training standards for Florida law enforcement

A man entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February 2018 and started shooting, killing 17 victims. Outside, one deputy did not enter the...
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Charlotte County detectives fear more victims in Potter’s sextortion case

A man in Punta Gorda facing child porn charges was in court on Wednesday. Investigators say the suspect targeted children, seeking to coerce and...
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Steps you can take right now to slow down spam calls

Cliff Daniels, "A Better Bugman" co-owner, is used to pests. "We take care of roaches, ants, spiders–all the general Florida bugs," he said. But the one...
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FBI and local officials work to protect elections from cyberattacks

A top FBI official says our democracy is under attack. The threat is out there: Our elections are under attack from Russia and other...
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Keeping your trick-or-treaters safe on Halloween

Halloween is notorious for trick-or-treaters of all ages—dressed to the nines and collecting candy. It's also notorious for accidents; some fatal. Why? Kids excited to...
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Credit card skimmer found on Lee County ‘sheriff approved’ gas pump

Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office found a credit card skimmer at a Mobil gas station off of Daniels Parkway Monday, inside a...
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Third-party smartphone cable could expose your data to hackers

A product made for ethical hackers, to help fix and detect vulnerabilities in operating systems, is making national headlines because tech experts say in...
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Scammers have your number! What to do if you’re a victim of identity theft

Can you spot the scam? The photos below show a text message and a letter, but careful, it's a trick question. The text message on the...

Lee County school district expanding surveillance cameras in schools to increase safety

Nothing is more important than keeping your student safe at school, and on Tuesday the Lee County school district will outline a multi-million dollar...

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