Suspect arrested again in Fla. triple slaying

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The suspect in a South Florida the slayings of two women and a baby boy has been arrested a second time after new evidence surfaced linking him to the ..
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Tampa Police buys 200 bikes for RNC patrols

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Police will buy 200 bicycles for the Republican National Convention. Fox 13 WTVT (http://bit.ly/NSETd9 ) reports that during the week of the Republica..
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FEMA opens recovery center in Manatee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A disaster recovery center has opened to help Manatee County residents learn more about financial assistance programs available if their homes or businesses ..
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Fla. father IDs son as donut shop wallet thief

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man identified his 21-year-old son as the person who stole a woman's wallet while waiting in line at a Boynton Beach Dunkin Donuts. On ..
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Fla. man cleared in fatal shooting at his home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors say a man was legally justified when he fatally shot a 40-year-old man who barged into his Winter Haven home. The Polk County State Attorney's ..
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'Flash mob' trashes Jacksonville Walmart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - When police broke up a weekend house party in Jacksonville, the party continued at a nearby Walmart Supercenter. Jacksonville Sheriff's officials say..
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Debby victims eligible for rental assistance

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida residents who have been displaced from their homes because of damage caused by Tropical Storm Debby might be eligible for federal money to find a t..
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Trial begins for Florida's largest cockfighting operation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Jury selection is underway in what investigators described as Florida's largest cockfighting operation. In 2010, Pedro Lopez and William Roman after a tip that fig..
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President Obama to campaign at Harborside Event Center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla.- President Obama's staff has chosen the Harborside Convention Center for his campaign rally on Friday. President Obama will continue a two-day tour across Florida ..
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'Believe to Achieve' program helps people learn job skills

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers program is finding success in getting people working again. "Right here in the Dunbar community, it can happen," said Lisa Cheeseborough, a recent g..
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Controversial 'no gay scouts, leaders' ban upheld

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

A controversial policy regarding gays and the Boy Scouts of America.  The national organization announced Tuesday that they will keep their ban on gay scouts and gay lead..
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Nate Lee lawsuit moves forward.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- After two days of screening a jury has been seated in the civil suit that Nathan Lee has brought against the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.  Lee alleges ..
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State drops charges against Naples real estate broker

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Grand theft charges have been dropped against a Naples real estate broker accused of renting out a Bonita Springs home. Ernest Armitage of New Jersey hired Theres..
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Spirit Airlines' new routes a home run for baseball fans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  Spirit Airlines is spreading its wings and offering more service out of RSW.  The low-cost airline has added non-stop flights to Dallas, Boston and Mi..
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Septic tank spills into North Fort Myers home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Some renters in North Fort Myers are in a stinky situation, after their septic systems overflowed during last night's storm. Tami Davis lives in a stone cot..
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VA Hospital makes changes after WINK News Investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Outrage over new pictures of deplorable conditions at a veterans hospital has WINK News getting answers. We first showed you the photos from inside the James A Ha..
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Fla. moving ahead with prison health privatization

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is going ahead with privatizing prison health care services.    The decision Tuesday by Department of Corrections Secretary Ken Tuck..
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2 killed, 2 injured in central Florida crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two people were killed and two others were injured in central Florida when one vehicle went into an oncoming lane and crashed into another.&n..
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Prosecutor calls motion to recuse judge 'absurd'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case says a motion by George Zimmerman's attorney asking the judge to disqualify himself is without merit.   &nb..
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Manatees released following recovery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Marine mammal experts have released the first of three recovered manatees back into the wild after two were treated for lacerations caused by boat propeller..
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