Victim of attempted child abduction speaks

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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Number of fraud line callers continues to rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The increase in the number of calls made to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in 2011 is beginning to show that callers are anxious to report frauds and scams..
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UF freshman arrested on domestic battery charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say University of Florida freshman tight end A.C. Leonard was arrested on a simple domestic battery charge.    Gainesville polic..
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Scott to view live staged automobile accidents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater are getting a first-hand look at the kind of staged automobile accidents that are costing Floridians mi..
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Scientists say the spoonbill appear to be back

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FLORIDA BAY, Fla. (AP) - A year after National Audubon Society scientists noticed nesting numbers were down, the roseate spoonbill appears to be back.    Halfway thr..
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Jon Secada joins Hepatitis C awareness campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Three-time Grammy winner Jon Secada wishes his father Jose hadn't kept his Hepatitis C diagnosis a secret.    The Cuban-American sing-songwriter's fathe..
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SCSO finds over 50 images of child pornography in man's home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested Robert Hering, 45, of 1636 Shelburne Lane in Sarasota, for Promotion and Possession of Child Pornography. Detectiv..
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Man arrested for 'huffing,' found passed out in bushes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested a Port Charlotte man after he was found passed out the second time Wednesday for inhaling chemicals from aerosol ..
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Crack cocaine dealer arrested after fleeing traffic stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Punta Gorda man was arrested after running a stop sign, fleeing an officer and tossing crack cocaine out of the car window. A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy..
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Residents upset that County is removing stop light

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- The days are numbered for the two way stop light on U.S. 41 and Acline Road. According to Charlotte County engineers, the stoplight will be taken down on Frida..
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Kickin it with Kyle: Children's Museum of Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NAPLES, Fla.- The Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, is scheduled to open to the public on February 28th. At North Collier Regional Park. C'mon is committed to nurturing bo..
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Governor Rick Scott Today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

HAVANA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater are getting a first-hand look at the kind of staged automobile accidents that are costing Floridians mi..
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Four month investigation lands Naples realtor behind bars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A Naples realtor is arrested and charged with grand theft after a four month investigation. Lee County Sheriff's Deputies began investigating Theresia Helton in Octo..
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Deputies search for man who tried to abduct 7 year old girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

EAST NAPLES, Fla -- Deputies are searching for a man they say attempted to abduct a 7-year-old girl from her East Naples neighborhood. The girls parents tell WINK News their 7-year..
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Cape Coral council votes to restart utilities expansion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Utility expansion is officially back on in Cape Coral. On a 5-to-2 vote on Wednesday night, the council decided to push ahead with some early planning for utilit..
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