Rodeo fundraiser for two girls with Type 1 Diabetes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

LABELLE, Fla. - Get ready for some top notch ropin' and ridin' at a rodeo this weekend, raising money to help two southwest Florida girls suffering from Type 1 Diabetes.  Magg..
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Crash Report Out Today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol is releasing a report on the fog- and smoke-shrouded Interstate 75 crash that killed 11 people in January. The inspector general..
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Collier's three largest fire districts discuss consolidation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Collier County's three largest fire districts are looking for ways to save money while improving emergency services. Wednesday, fire commissioners for East N..
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Lee County EOC creates evacuation smartphone app

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Hurricane season begins June 1, so Lee County Emergency Management is going high tech to keep you safe.  They've created a free evacuation app for your sma..
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Financial aid scam warning from Lee County Sheriff's Office

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A warning from the Lee County Fraud investigators.  Do your homework when you're applying for grants.  A student, 19, says she was scammed out of near..
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Cold case tip leads investigators to N. Naples field

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - An 8-year-old cold case heats back up. Collier investigators spent hours Wednesday searching a North Naples field after getting a tip about the disappearance o..
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Veteran, 86, killed while crossing street driving golf cart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A deadly crash after a man on a golf cart is killed when he drove into the path of a truck.  John Young, 86, died while driving the cart near the intersect..
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Grieving Cape father to speak at gun safety seminar

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A grieving Cape Coral father is on a mission to prevent tragedy. Dave Swazey is opening up about the day his daughter Ashlee was shot and killed by her..
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Report lists suspect in case of bludgeoned dog

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

ENGLEWOOD Fla.- Earlier this month we told you about the tragic end of Ginger,  a Jack Russell Terrier in Englewood.   The dog was taken from her home on April 6th.&..
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Great deals for a great cause

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

NAPLES, Fla.- Get an oil change, a car wash, even a hair cut, for just a few bucks. Students at Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology are offering the services for donations. Anyt..
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Accident near SR 29 and US 41 under investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Crews are on the scene of a vehicle accident, near the intersection of SR 29 and US 41 in Everglades City. Trust WINK News to bring you more information as it..
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Report: painkiller abusers start at home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - More than two-thirds of first-time prescription drug abusers find the pills in the medicine cabinet, according to a recently released federal survey.The National..
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Citizens Bank in $137.5M deal on overdraft fees

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Citizens Bank has reached a $137.5 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit claiming customers were charged excessive overdraft fees through debit card and ATM tra..
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Florida crime victim advocates receive awards

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi have presented awards to victim advocates and law enforcement officers for aiding crime victims and their fa..
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CCSO conducts search for cold case disappearance victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office conducted a search in North Naples, due to a tip they received in the cold case disappearance of Terrance Williams and Fel..
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Sea turtle nesting season heating up early

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

BONITA BEACH, Fla.- Sea turtles are getting a head start on nesting season on Southwest Florida's shorelines. Normally, the crawling creatures begin nesting on May 1st.Warmer water..
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LCSO seeks identity of Lehigh robbery suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying a person of interest in Lehigh Acres robbery. On Wednesday April 18, the Lee County S..
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Crash involving a golf cart leaves 1 dead

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a crash with serious injuries between a golf cart and a pickup truck. The inci..
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More than $260,000 worth of pot discovered in grow house

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 57-year-old man was in custody Tuesday after detectives busted a marijuana grow house in Golden Gate Estates and uncovered more than $260,000 worth of pot. ..
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Crime victims gather to comfort one another, and remember

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Victims of crime gathered at Lakes Park in Lee County on Wednesday to comfort each other and to remember their loved ones. They released butterflies to symbolize ..
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