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  1. Lehigh Acres man charged with falsifying veteran's documentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    A Lehigh Acres man has been charged after deputies say he claimed to have forged an Army document to state he received several honors, including a special designation on his driver's license. The investigation into Ottenwalder began in January after deputies responded to a home in Lehigh Acres, where Ottenwalder was located as a wanted person.

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  2. Small brush fire sparks up in Lehigh AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | NBC2 News

    Firefighters worked quickly to contain a one-acre blaze in a wooded area of Lehigh Acres before it got close to a home. Firefighters believe it was sparked by leftover embers from an illegal burn, saying someone was burning tree stumps on their property.

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  3. Naples Daily News writer tied up and robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2011 | NBC2 News

    A sports writer for the Naples Daily News was pistol whipped, beaten, tied up and robbed Monday night. And Tuesday, he told his story.

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  4. Hendry County deputy shot, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    A spokesperson for the Hendry County Sheriff's Office said the deputy has non- life-threatening injuries and he has been taken to the hospital. A Cape Coral woman has rejoined her husband in jail on hundreds of charges of the sexual abuse of children, this time in Alabama.

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  5. Weary Collier residents, fire crews keep eye on hot spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    The Florida Forest Service said the weather has cooperated and firefighters have slowed the fire down. It was still at 7,500 acres, and 50% contained late Thursday.

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  6. Cape Coral man arrested for calling 911 every dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    A Cape Coral man has called 911 every day since the start of the month. He's now behind bars for wasting police officers' time.

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  7. Questions follow Lee deputy into retirement during investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    Former Sgt. Martin Cook was on paid administrative leave from the department when he submitted his retirement papers.

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  8. Air Force sergeant says goodbye to beloved K-9 partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    The powerful image is full of sorrow and the loss of an unspoken bond between a man and his dog who both served our country. When a fellow military canine trainer draped a flag over Bodza, it meant a great deal to Smith who gave his friend one last hug in the photo.

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  9. Fla. man accused of murdering, dismembering boy 23-years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    A Florida man arrested following a break of a 23-year-old cold case made his first appearance in court Wednesday. Hyde was arrested on Tuesday, shedding light on the 23-year-old murder case, following an FBI search of his home.

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  10. $40K worth of sand dollars stolen from North Port shedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    Debra Powell told the North Port Police Department that 40,000 fossil sand dollars were missing from her shed. She said that the last time she saw them was on January 28. From the 29th until February 6, she was out of town.

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  11. 911 call leads to human trafficking rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    Georgia police say a 911 call led to the rescue of eight human trafficking victims being held against their will in a million dollar home. The call came from a 20-year-old woman alerting police that she and other women were being held at a home in Sandy Springs.

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  12. Cape Coral wants to give public more access to canalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NBC2 News

    "We see the odd boat go by maybe... like last month probably two or three there's not very many," said Kelly Allen. Aside from recreational use, the boat ramps would give easier emergency access for police and fire department.

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  13. Family returns to home destroyed by Picayune wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | NBC2 News

    One family returned Wednesday to find their home on Benfield Road in ashes, but one sentimental piece of art survived. "It's just devastating," Waldeck said.

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  14. Fire marshal: Lehigh brush fire started by kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | NBC2 News

    Arson investigators say they now know who was behind one of the brush fires that charred hundreds of acres of land and damaged a home in Lehigh Acres over the weekend. Ken Bennett, fire marshal for the Lehigh Acres Fire Department, said two underage kids admitted to starting the brush fire near Chalet Avenue on Sunday.

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  15. Lehigh homeowners assess damage after 400-acre burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | NBC2 News

    In Lehigh Acres, homeowners spent Tuesday cleaning up what was left behind from the nearly 400-acre brush fire on Sunday. "I didn't know if I was going to have a refrigerator to put my food back when they opened it back up," he said.

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  16. Deputies arrest Lee County man for posing as doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | NBC2 News

    A Lee County man is facing a felony charge of practicing medicine without a license, after deputies say he was posing as a doctor and prescribing medication in a certified doctor's name. Deputies arrested 36-year-old Elio Fernandez-Trueba after conducting an undercover operation at the Lehigh Acres Medical Center, a family practice off Homestead Road.

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  17. 5 things to know for Monday, March 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | NBC2 News

    It was a terrifying Sunday afternoon for neighbors in Lehigh Acres as two brush fires raged through hundreds of acres -- damaging seven homes. Both fires ripped through about 200 acres each before they were 100 percent contained.

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  18. Lehigh brush fires prompt evacuations, road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | NBC2 News

    One brush fire is 160 acres and is located near Calet. It is 90 percent contained and is not forward spreading.

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  19. Lehigh brush fire prompts evacuations, shuts down SR-82Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | NBC2 News

    Multiple homes are being evacuated in the area of Ruth Avenue and 42nd Avenue SW in Lehigh Acres due to a brush fire. TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Due to the fires in Lehigh Acres, SR 82 will be shut down.

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  20. Knife-wielding duo hits ATM at Lehigh Acres businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | NBC2 News

    Authorities are searching for a pair of men who broke into a Lehigh Acres business and took off with thousands of dollars in cash. The men took all the cash from the machine before turning their attention to a food truck outside the business.

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