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The teen girl struck by lightning with two others on Fort Myers Beach Tuesday spoke with us today about what she's been through this week.
A lightning strike that left one person dead and two injured - one critically - has brought the danger of summer storms home to Fort Myers Beach residents and workers.
Those 911 calls were just released and one of the callers was 16-year-old Chelsea Gill who had been struck and couldn't move.
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is handing an incident near US-41 and Harbor Blvd where a crane fell on a power line, knocking out power to many traffic lights along the US-41 corridor.
Two words 'Help me' in one text helped save a woman's life in Collier County. Sheriff's officials said her plea last week was their first confirmed emergency through the new "Text to 911" program.
The victim/reporter advised her vehicle was forcibly entered and property was taken from within.
Lightning strikes during a rain storm on Fort Myers Beach proved deadly on Tuesday afternoon, as three people were reportedly struck, one fatally.
Tuesday brought over 2" of rain to parts of Southwest Florida, including Sanibel, which recorded about 2 1/2" of rain at Sanibel Sea School.
One person was killed and two others were injured by a lightning strike on the beach Tuesday afternoon on Fort Myers Beach.
Lightning kills one, injures two others The strike happened on the beach near a Hooters restaurant, according to an employee there.
If you're one of the 400 to 500 people who use the crosswalk in front of Doc's Beach House daily, you probably know how impatient drivers can be.
A Dunkin Donuts drive-through customer placed several orders and paid for them with counterfeit $20 bills about three weeks ago according to Fort Myers Police.
Children's Home Society release: Contribute to Children's Home Society of Florida's Back-to-School Drive and help Southwest Florida's most vulnerable children be equipped for the new school year.
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Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 07:00 am
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