Drilling begins on Port of Miami tunnel project

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Drilling has begun on a $1 billion tunnel project to connect the Port of Miami with nearby expressways.    Miami Access Tunnel officials tell The Miami ..
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1st probes of fatal boat races show no violations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Officials say initial investigations into the crashes that killed three powerboat racers at the Key West World Championships show no safety violations or fact..
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2 oil spill claims offices in Panhandle closing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Two oil spill compensation offices in the Florida Panhandle are closing.    The Pensacola and Panama City Beach offices of the Gulf Coast Clai..
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2 men float ashore in Fla after drifting for days

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two men floated ashore in South Florida after spending at least three days adrift at sea.    Boca Raton Fire Rescue spokesman..
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Killer opts for sandwiches before lethal injection

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STARKE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 65-year-old man convicted of killing an Ohio woman and her two teen daughters has requested two salami sandwiches on white bread, one peanut b..
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Lee Tran bus drivers compete to be the best

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Lee County, Fla - Lee Tran bus drivers competed in a "Roadeo" Sunday . There were no horses, but instead a 40-foot bus. The annual event tests the driver's skill through an ob..
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New members take office at Cape Coral city council

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The new-look Cape Coral city council sent its first message on one of the city's biggest issues on Monday night.Moments after taking office, three new council me..
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Black bear spotted near FGCU campus

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

ESTERO, Fla.- It was just before 6:00 pm when calls started rolling in to the FGCU security office. People on and around campus had spotted what they thought was a black bear cub t..
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Neighbors of homicide victims say men never caused problems

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- WINK News has learned the names of the two men found dead in what Lee County deputies are calling a double homicide over the weekend.  Aner Miralda, ..
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Local businesses concerned about NBA lockout

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Local businesses that depend on NBA games for income are watching and waiting, keeping their fingers crossed, that some sort of season will happen.At Nick &..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Van repair problems

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers man "calls for action" after he brought his mini-van back to the repair shop three times! When he couldn't get anywhere, he called us for help. ..
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Ft. Myers Beach Pier closed this week for repairs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FT. MYERS BEACH, Fla.- An iconic part of Fort Myers Beach is now closed to the public. Crews have been working on the pier since mid-August. Through this week, you won't be allowed..
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Legal experts focus on Florida's death penalty

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A panel that included legal experts, academics and lawmakers on Monday renewed a push for changes to try to make Florida's death penalty more just and prev..
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Fla. Senate panel OKs revised tax relief proposal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers may put a revised property tax relief amendment on the November 2012 ballot.    A Senate committee on Monday approved a ne..
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Circus coming to town, controversy around federal charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Cole Brothers Circus is just around the corner, but this time controversy is the big attraction underneath the big top.The USDA is filing a formal complaint a..
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US, Dominicans sign deal on Medicare fraud assets

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. and Dominican Republic have signed an agreement to share millions of dollars in forfeited assets from a major Medicare fraud scheme.    Attorne..
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Cain accuser's ex-boyfriend breaks silence

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The former boyfriend of a woman who accused Republican presidential contender Herman Cain of inappropriate sexual behavior said Monday that he and this then-..
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FMPD honors 7 for 'Doing the Right Thing'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

On Tuesday, the Fort Myers Police Department’s “Do the Right Thing” program will honor seven children for their good deeds. Awards will be presented to the follow..
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FPL goes green with vehicles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Florida Power and Light Company says it is going green with its vehicles. Eighty five percent of them use non-fossil fuels. A company spokeswoman explained, ..
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EXCLUSIVE: Judge candidate accused of drinking on the job

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK cameras were rolling as a murder trial was halted because the defense lawyer was suspected of drinking on the job. A WINK News investigation uncovers, it's n..
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