Southwest Florida

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Police: Students Ran High School Prostitution Ring

Three people were charged in an alleged “prostitution ring” which students said were trying to recruit people from a Florida high school.

11/25/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Scott, Crist Push Turnout In Key Areas

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.

10/31/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Candidates Cast Ballots During Early Voting

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott voted Thursday morning in Southwest Florida. Former Governor Charlie Crist voted Monday.

10/23/2014

Source: CBS4

Deputy Saves Dog Locked In Suspect’s Trunk

What started as a hit and run crash in Southwest Florida ended with a deputy saving a dog from a suspect’s trunk.

10/09/2014

Landon Peterson peeks out of the voting booth while his mother Meghan votes March 20, 2012 at Christian union Church in Metamora, Illinois. White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyed a big win in President Barack Obama's home state Tuesday as he sought to clinch the Republican nomination and focus on November's general election. Polls across Illinois opened for the state primary at 6:00 am (1100 GMT) with former Massachusetts governor Romney the odds-on favorite to win. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo By: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Hold Voter Edge In Big Counties; GOP Elsewhere

Voter-registration numbers showed Democrats have more registered voters in Florida’s seven most populated counties but Republicans have a huge advantage in some mid-sized counties.

08/12/2014

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Family Dog Attacks Florida Toddler

A Florida toddler is recovering from severe wounds after a family dog attacked him, according to authorities.

08/09/2014

Oil Rigs (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Drilling Company Shuts Down Disputed Well

A disputed southwest Florida oil well is shut down until further notice.

07/15/2014

Kayla Oxenham (Source: Charlotte County Sheriff's Office)

Officials: SW Florida Woman Faces Charges For Branding Children

A woman in southwest Florida now faces charges after officials said she branded her two children using a heated stick.

06/19/2014

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Authorities: Florida Man Struck By Lightning, Dies

A southwest Florida man died after he was apparently struck by lightning, according to authorities.

05/14/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Poll Shows Crist And Scott In Dead Heat

A new poll finds Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in a dead heat and, with more than 10 percent of voters undecided, sets the stage for an already-brutal campaign expected to get uglier over the next seven months.

04/24/2014

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