WINK News investigation uncovers Naples broker stole before

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A WINK News investigation uncovers a Naples real estate broker, arrested this week for grand theft, has been accused of stealing rent money before. Theresia Helton w..
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Only on WINK: Sketching suspect composites using computers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- WINK News investigates the technology authorities are using to track down suspects.  It's nothing like what you see in the movies.  Instead, inves..
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Victim of attempted kidnapping in East Naples speaks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- The 7-year-old victim of an attempted child abduction recounts the terrifying moments, as Collier County deputies continue to try to find a suspect. Sabrina Greenman ..
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FGCU facing serious budget cuts in the battle for funding

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- Florida Gulf Coast University is on the proverbial chopping block. The school is facing millions of dollars in budget cuts while facing an increase in tuition of..
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WINK investigation reveals dangerous Lehigh intersection

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A car hit a Lehigh teen as she crossed the major intersection of Lee Boulevard and Gunnery Road to get to school. A WINK News Call for Action investigation rev..
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Million dollar milestone for one community's generosity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - At the Shadow Wood Country Club, teeing off and building homes go hand in hand. The Bonita Springs community has donated more than a million dollars through ..
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Home builders sound cautious, but hopeful

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Home builders in Southwest Florida believe region finally is emerging from the recession, and people are actually buying new homes again. It's quite a contrast fr..
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Pet Visitation Program links shelter pets and seniors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Meet Max; he's arguably, one of Barkley Place's most vibrant visitors.The rescued Siberian Husky is the poster pup for Gulf Coast Humane Society's newly-launched ..
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CCSO looks for suspect in attempted abduction

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriffs deputies need your help to track down a man who attempted to kidnap a 7-year-old girl. A composite sketch has been released. To read t..
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Blackmore found not guilty in death of infant daughter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Miklos Ovon Blackmore has been found not guilty of Aggravated Manslaughter in the death of his 8-week-old daughter. Cape Coral Police arrested 26-year-old Blackm..
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Possibly fatal single-car crash closes Hancock Bridge Pkwy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A possibly fatal single-car accident has closed the eastbound lane of Hancock Bridge Pkwy. just west of Moody Rd.in North Fort Myers. Motorists should seek ..
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Bonnyai found not guilty in 2010 San Carlos Park shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Bertalan Bonnyai has been found not guilty of Attempted 1st Degree Murder and was found guilty of Culpable Negligence. He was sentenced to time served. He will be..
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New details emerge in Drake homicide investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- New details have emerged in the case of the 19-year-old Clewiston man who allegedly murdered his grandfather, leaving his body in their truck, parked at a busy Ca..
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Fla. governor sees staged wrecks firsthand

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA, Fla. (AP) - Florida state troopers gave Gov. Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater a first-hand look Thursday at several types of staged automobile accidents ..
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Victim of attempted child abduction speaks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriffs deputies need your help to track down a man who attempted to kidnap a 7-year-old girl. The girl's parents tell WINK News she was ridin..
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Fla. bill would let parents decide school's fate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Legislation moving quickly in the Republican-controlled Legislature would let parents "trigger" the turnover of failing public schools to private managemen..
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Florida tourism numbers up for 2011

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's tourism agency says a record 85.9 million people visited the state last year.    Visit Florida said Thursday that the estimated to..
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2nd Fla. immigrant tuition bill dies in committee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill that would have let certain illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition at Florida colleges and universities is dead in the Republican-controlled Legisl..
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Bonita Springs YMCA comes back to life

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- The Bonita Springs YMCA is getting a second chance at serving the community. The Y in Bonita closed its doors last May, citing critical funding issues. Help f..
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Hendry triple murder trial continues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- Five years after three people where killed in Hendry County, a jury could soon decide the fate of the woman accused. Ruby Yolanda Parker is on trial for her ro..
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