Lee County

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Health Dep’t Confirms Outbreak Of Respiratory Illness

The state’s health department has confirmed an outbreak of adenovirus, a highly contagious respiratory illness that commonly causes cold-like symptoms, pneumonia, sore throat and diarrhea in Lee County.

05/04/2015

Queensland Track Classic

Well-Known High School Track Coach Collapses, Dies At Meet

While at the state track and field championships, a popular South Florida high school coach and athletic director collapsed and died.

05/03/2015

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Appeals Court Backs Divorce For Same-Sex Couple

Rejecting arguments by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, an appeals court Friday ruled that a same-sex couple married in Massachusetts can get a divorce in Florida.

04/24/2015

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Justices Back Family Of Athlete Who Collapsed

The Florida Supreme Court sided with a family that filed a negligence suit against the Lee County School Board after a 15-year-old boy collapsed during a high-school soccer game in 2008.

04/02/2015

TV Camera (Source: AP)

House Passes Secret Recording Bill

A newly approved bill would allow a person to secretly record conversations if they involve discussions of sexual assault and illegal acts involving force or violence.

03/18/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

10th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle Collision

For the second time in two days, an endangered Florida panther has been killed by a car.

CBS Miami–03/09/2015

Florida panther (Source: FWC)

Ninth Panther Found Dead In Florida

Wildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.

03/07/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Record Florida Panther Deaths In 2014

A bad year for the endangered population of Florida panthers as 2014 was the deadliest year on record–most of which were killed by motor vehicles.

12/30/2014

Gavel (Source: AP)

Secret Recordings Force New Trial In Sex-Abuse Case

A man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter should receive a new trial because of the improper use of secret recordings made by the alleged victim, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

12/11/2014

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Lee Co. Decides Not To Opt Out Of Standardized Testing

Florida’s Lee County school board has done an about face when it comes to state standardized testing. Last week, the county voted not to administer tests tied to the Common Core academic standards or any end-of-course exams.

09/02/2014

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