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Missing-endangered SWFL girl could be in Golden Gate area

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children wants the public's help to find a missing teen in Southwest Florida. Renate Quian, 14, has been considered...
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Barron Collier lacrosse team honors former teammate killed in crash

A community and loved ones honored a young man who was taken too soon — a talented lacrosse player, a beloved son, a brother...
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Some parents want to ‘Unmask Our Children’ as mask mandate expires in Collier County

The mask mandate in Collier County is set to expire soon and many are taking part in "unmask our children" protests in hopes that...

28-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash on Burnt Store Rd in Charlotte County

Florida Highway Patrol responded to a deadly crash that killed a 28-year-old man driving a pickup truck in Charlotte County Tuesday night. State troopers responded...
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SWFL public defender says ‘no evidence’ info was compromised in malware attack

There is no evidence any sensitive information has been compromised in the recent malware attack on Southwest Florida's Public Defender's Office, said Kathy Smith...
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Lee County School Board debates classroom portable conditions after member’s claims

Monday, Lee County School Board and the school district superintendent debated school conditions in public for the first time. We first reported about portable classrooms,...
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Expert says more people seeing meteors because of home surveillance

Monday night, people in Southwest Florida reached out to us about orange lights that floated across the night sky and then seemed to end...
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Next steps for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after CDC and FDA recommend halting...

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was flagged on Tuesday for causing rare and severe blood clots. Now, the FDA and CDC recommend pausing distribution. After...
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Cape Coral continues to deal with Waste Pro problems

Problems with Waste Pro are making people in Cape Coral furious. Trash is piling up at the end of driveways and people are hoping for...
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Community members raise concerns for LGBTQ policies in Lee County schools

The School District of Lee County’s code of conduct was approved by parents of students at Lee County schools at the start of the...
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Tuesday marks the first day of Ramadan

Tuesday marks the first day of a month-long fast for Muslims across the world. Ramadan is the holiest month of the year for Muslims. They...
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Some in Charlotte County don’t regret their J&J vaccines, despite Governor’s calls to halt...

So far this year, The Department of Health in Charlotte County has worked with the state to administer about 4,500 Johnson & Johnson shots...
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Collier County to propose ordinance banning dump trucks on stretch of Logan Blvd

Dump trucks are zooming through a neighborhood street where some community members live, and they are fed up with it. We’ve reported previously about concerns...
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North Collier firefighters build playground for 4-year-old cancer survivor

Adrian Cruz may only be four years old but he already knows what he wants to do as an adult. Adrian wants to be a...
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Crooks cause car crashes to increase insurance premiums

Many of us have experienced getting into a car crash but some criminals are making sure they aren't an accident. These crooks may be causing...

Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 9,068 new cases and 99 new deaths reported

As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, there have been 2,134,914 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 2,094,670 Florida...

FWC investigating vessel crash near Picnic Island

One person was injured in a boating crash near Picnic Island on Tuesday afternoon. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the agency responded...

DOH-Collier to distribute more COVID-19 vaccines this week

The Florida Department of Health in Collier County has announced they will have vaccine appointments available this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 14-16. Vaccinations will...
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Governor DeSantis plans to halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Governor DeSantis announced during a press conference that he will follow the CDC and FDA'S recommendations to halt all use of the Johnson &...

Fort Myers man arrested for fraud scheme, Collier County deputies say

A 38-year-old Fort Myers man was arrested by Collier County deputies for allegedly "engaging in a complex fraud scheme across Southwest Florida." Brent Michael Acord...

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