Collier County 'ninja robbers' texted about home invasions

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - For the first time, we're getting a look at the evidence against a group of the so-called "ninja robbers" including disturbing text messages between them. Th..
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Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida judge has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a s..
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Congressman Clawson mistakes US officials for foreigners

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON, DC- Southwest Florida Congressman Curt Clawson is apologizing after making embarrassing comments during a committee hearing. Yesterday, Representative Clawson misidenti..
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Fire displaces North Fort Myers family

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A family has been displaced after a fire broke out on 9700 block of Quail Hollow Rd. A teen was home alone when it happened. No one was injured. Firefighter..
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PGPD responds to armed robbery at Bank of America

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police responded to an armed robbery at the Bank of America, located on the corner of US 41 at Madrid Blvd., this afternoon. According to police, a ..
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3 sue Pounceys over alleged fight at nightclub

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey have been sued by three people who say the twin brothers attacked them at a Miami Beach nightclub.    Th..
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Cape Coral lines aging sewer pipes through special process

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It's your money, and the city of Cape Coral is spending almost a million dollars to fix aging sewer pipes. Work is underway in the south section of the city, in ..
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Woman out $17,000 after company files her taxes incorrectly

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte woman claimed H&R Block filed her taxes wrong for the last six years, costing her thousands of dollars. Suzanne Kyre told WINK News when ..
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2 killed in dump truck crash near Orlando

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two women are dead following a collision with a dump truck near Orlando.    The crash happened around 10 a.m. Friday on Boggy Creek Road. &..
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Report reveals details on killed Fla. professor

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Tallahassee police have released a heavily redacted report detailing the fatal shooting of a Florida State University law professor.    The ..
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Video shows purse snatching suspect gets away empty-handed

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A suspect violently attacked an elderly woman in Cape Coral in an attempt to steal her purse yesterday, but the victim fought back by biting her assailant. In the..
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Pirates invade Fisherman's Village

Updated 3 days ago   
By: John Trierweiler

PUNTA GORDA, Fla - For the sixth year in a row pirates will be calling the shores of Punta Gorda home. Something the Mayor of Punta Gorda officially proclaims the city as, "A quain..
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Big Backpack Giveaway gives supplies to 2,000 students

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- This weekend is the Big Backpack Giveaway in Fort Myers.It's the 15th year that the Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida has been able to help the kids in ou..
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16 y/o lightning strike victim speaks about the incident

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- WINK News is learning new details about that deadly lightning strike on Fort Myers Beach, as we hear from one of the victims for the first time.Chelsea Gill..
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Suspect allegedly crashes SUV, flees scene to steal beer

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The driver of an SUV caused a two-vehicle accident in the area of Palm Beach Blvd. and Van Buren St. around 9:45 this morning, before fleeing the scene on foot to..
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Traffic pattern changes on Pine Island Rd. due to roadwork

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Drivers in Cape Coral will notice some changes along Pine Island Road today.The widening project from Chiquita Boulevard to Burnt Store Road is still underway. Th..
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LCSO investigates reported carjacking near Tice St.

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a carjacking that reportedly happened on Ortiz Ave. near Tice St. around 2:20 a.m. yesterday. The victim said she ..
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CCPD: Man threatens patrons with a gun at Diamond Billiards

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested 25-year-old Gregory Page last night after witnesses said he aimed a gun at patrons inside Diamond Billiards and then fired two shot int..
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Marco Island names acting police chief

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Marco Island has appointed Al Schettino as acting police chief. Schettino has been in law enforcement for 37 years, and has been with the Marco Island Police De..
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Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.&..
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