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Cape Coral day care teacher told police she didn’t mean to hurt girl

A day care teacher seen in a video pushing and spanking a child told police that she was trying to put the child down...
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Parents complained of abuse in 2016 about daycare found with “disturbing discipline” in October

A Cape Coral mother says she's been raising alarm about Kiddie Island Academy since 2016. Suzie Foley said she noticed a gash on her son's...
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Day care to DCF: Teacher who shoved and spanked toddler was “stressed”

A teacher at Kiddie Island Academy seen on video in early October shoving, spanking and pulling a 21-month old child was “stressed” according to...
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Fort Myers doctor leads state in medical marijuana certifications, explains what’s holding others back

Once seen as "slowing minds" and "ruining lives" in the early 20th century, marijuana is back as medicine and erupting into a billion-dollar industry...
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Cape Coral day care issued violations after “severe, humiliating” discipline caught on cam

A Cape Coral day care was issued an inspection report with several violations for the way a teacher disciplined a 21-month old child and...
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Despite promise of more lighting, student waits at dark bus stop

Sunrise may be coming one hour earlier than last week, but for 14-year-old Vinny DeSouza, it did not do much. “I’ll leave the house at...
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NOAA scientists warn 5G signal could hurt hurricane forecasting

Faster internet for your cell phone is coming. 5G, or fifth-generation, is supposed to bring faster download speeds and response times, but could the...
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5G technology is coming, and Miami has a warning for Southwest Florida

The rush to install 5G, or fifth-generation, wireless technology has turned into a nightmare for one Florida community, and now they have a warning...
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Cape Death Crimes: Ex-girlfriend says Wade Wilson is a ‘monster’

Fifteen days. That's all the time Melisa Montanez says it took for Wade Wilson to show her his true colors. "I describe him as two...
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Ex-girlfriend calls Wade Wilson a ‘psychopath,’ says she tried to warn everyone

Cape Coral police confirmed Friday that Wade Wilson is the person of interest in the murders of Diane Ruiz and Kristine Melton. We spoke with...

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