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Man faces sex crime charges for alleged incident involving child under 12

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A 30-year-old man accused of sexually battering a child under 12 years old was arrested on Wednesday, officials said. Deputies were dispatched to a home in Lehigh Acres after a sex crime was reported, a spokesperson for the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said. The suspect, Johnny Jackson, fled the scene before deputies arrived. Deputies eventually caught up with Jackson and arrested him on probable cause. Jackson faces a sexual battery and lewd and lascivious molestation charge, deputies said. The post Man faces sex crime charges for alleged incident involving child...

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Cape Coral neighborhood frustrated by flooding, drainage woes

FORT MYERS, Fla.– Heavy rain across Southwest Florida left standing water in several neighborhoods, especially for one area in Cape Coral.  “Obviously, yesterday with that rain we got, it rained a couple of inches for about 20 minutes and there’s no place for water to go. They (city) made an attempt to fix it and obviously, they haven’t been able to fix it. Unless somebody comes out and tries to fix it again, and I’m not exactly sure what they need to do it,” said resident Scott Nally.  Residents described the intersection of Southwest 16th terrace and Southwest 11th avenue...

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Odds for development decrease near Florida East Coast

The National Hurricane Center has lowered the chances of development from 60 percent to 50 percent for an area of low pressure off the Space Coast. Earlier this evening the Hurricane Hunters flew into the system to investigate how well organized it had become. They found that, while it had a well-defined center of circulation, the storm development was still far removed from the center. Over the next few days, this system will continue to battle a large expanse of dry air in the atmosphere. This will create a hostile environment for any type of development which is why the odds were lowered...

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COVID-19 tests become harder to find

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Options for getting a COVID-19 test in Florida have shifted in recent months but they are still available. Many pharmacies such as CVS and Walgreens, as well as local health departments, offer PCR tests by appointment. Your best bet at receiving a rapid test is getting one over the counter at a pharmacy. It’s a stark contrast from earlier this year, when thousands of people got rapid test results from sites in southwest Florida, including CenturyLink in Fort Myers and Curative in Cape Coral. The post COVID-19 tests become harder to find appeared first...

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Duchess of Cambridge shares photo of Prince George on his 8th birthday

LONDON / CNN — Britain’s Prince George Alexander Louis is turning 8 on Thursday. To celebrate the occasion, his parents released a new photograph of their firstborn. Keeping the tradition, the photo of George was taken by his mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who is a keen photographer. The Cambridges have been sharing family snaps of George each year on his birthday, a practice they have extended to their other children, 6-year-old Charlotte and 3-year-old Louis. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share a new photograph of Prince George ahead of...

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Pedestrian killed in a Fort Myers crash

FORT MYERS, Fla.– Crews responded to a deadly crash on Tuesday night on Cleveland Avenue. Traffic was shut down in both directions between Winkler Avenue and Hill Avenue. According to officials, a pedestrian was killed in the crash. Count on NBC2 to bring you the latest info once it is released. The post Pedestrian killed in a Fort Myers crash appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 (WBBH-TV)

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Man seriously injured after gator attack in Stuart park

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla.– Officials are responding to an alligator attack at a park in Stuart. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that a man was severely injured after being bit by a gator. The man said he fell off his bike and was attacked. Video of a helicopter taking the bike rider to the hospital can be seen here: The post Man seriously injured after gator attack in Stuart park appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 (WBBH-TV)

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DeSoto Memorial Hospital on partial lockdown

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. – Arcadia police officers swarmed DeSoto Memorial Hospital Saturday evening. DeSoto Memorial Hospital confirmed that the facility is under a partial lockdown. Hospital officials and law enforcement have not confirmed what they are investigating. This is a developing story. The post DeSoto Memorial Hospital on partial lockdown appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 (WBBH-TV)

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Federal judge rules DACA illegal, blocks new applications

CNN — A federal judge in Texas ruled that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) the Obama-era program shielding certain undocumented immigrants from deportation is illegal on Friday. He also blocked new applicants. The ruling made by Judge Andrew Hanen stops future applicants. This does not immediately cancel current permits for hundreds of thousands of people, however it does leave them in a legal in between, as reported by CNN. DACA was created in 2012 to provide temporary reprieve to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. This group is often described...

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Former Florida deputy gets 12 years in prison for planting drugs during traffic stops

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) – A former deputy in Florida received a 12-year prison sentence for planting drugs in drivers’ cars during traffic stops and then arresting them. Former Jackson County Deputy Zachary Wester did not speak at Tuesday’s hearing, The Associated Press reports. He was convicted in May on 19 of 67 counts, including racketeering, official misconduct, fabricating evidence, perjury, false imprisonment, and possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia. Investigators with Internal Affairs found the drugs hidden inside Wester’s patrol car in the...

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