2 arrests in death of woman found floating in lake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Two 21-year-old men are accused of killing a woman whose body was found floating in a St. Petersburg lake on Christmas Day.    St. Peters..
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Crash kills 1, closes I-95 north in central Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) - The northbound lanes of Interstate 95 are closed following a crash involving three tractor-trailers and a passenger vehicle. One person is confirmed dead.&..
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Last shuttle flight is Fla.'s top story

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The end of the space shuttle program after more than three decades of flights to low-earth orbit launched past Gov. Rick Scott's shakeup of state government an..
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Christmas Eve robber writes letter to victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a central Florida robber wrote an apology to his victims, saying he broke into their cars on Christmas Eve to feed his crack cocaine habit.&n..
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Family remembers worker who died on radio tower

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Nick Rouskey's family say he'll be remembered for many things -- earning a Bronze Star for his service in the Vietnam War, being a dedicated family man and an al..
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Fans line up to meet Regis in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES,Fla– The Naples economy is getting an extra boost from a well known celebrity. Regis Philbin is in town to promote his book and perform at the Philharmonic. Wednesday ..
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WINK News welcomes newest addition to the family

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FT. MYERS, Fla. - WINK News is excited to announce the arrival of Micah Collin Spinetto, born at 4:18 on Dec. 28, 2011, to morning anchor Lindsay Liepman and her husband, reporter ..
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Traffic camera repeal filed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The traffic cameras meant to keep motorists from blowing through red lights could come down, if some state lawmakers get their way. Representative Scott Plako..
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Call For Action gets back thousands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla.- When you have a problem, our CALL FOR ACTION Volunteers work to make it right. This year they recovered more than $90,000 for people in Southwest Florida. Our vol..
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FL voter registration deadline nears for GOP primary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Voters only have a few days left to register or change their party affiliation in order to cast a ballot in the Florida primary. Shirley Geuther says filing out ..
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Dredging may be needed again at Blind Pass

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

SANIBEL, Fla.- A multi-million dollar project to open Blind Pass may have reached its limit. The beautiful blue waters of the pass separate Sanibel and Captiva. In 2009, Lee County..
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Lehigh Acres rental home stripped of all appliances

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- It's a burglary with a bizarre twist: someone stripped a Lehigh Acres rental home of all it's appliances."They got the stove, the refrigerator, the washer, the ..
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Lee County Health Department issues warnings about red tide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Health Department has a few precautions for you before you take a walk on the beach. Over 100 dead fish were counted just floating near the Punta R..
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Cape woman celebrates 105th birthday with a pizza party

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- There was reason to celebrate this afternoon as a Cape Coral resident celebrated a very momentous birthday! Miss Alice Mae Brown is 105 years old! She's spent the..
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Cape police need help identifying purse snatcher

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Friday, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a man stole a purse from an elderly female at the Publix located at 127 Cape Coral Parkway West. The subject is approximate..
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Boat sinks off Key West, 2 people rescued return to Ft Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Two men are warming up after they boat they were in sank and left them drifting off shore of Key West for nearly ten hours.  Wednesday evening, the me..
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SCSO arrests suspected bank robber despite disguise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.-  Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested 37-year-old Kenneth Lorne Crosby, of Livingstone Street in Sarasota, on one count of Attempted..
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CCSO alerts community to phishing scams

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office says consumers are being contacted by individuals who give the impression they work for financial institutions and r..
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Tourists spend their Christmas on the beaches of SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- As families all around the country celebrated the holiday weekend, many headed south to Lee County. Fort Myers Beach was packed early Christmas morning. WIN..
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Local woman to be ordained priest, faces excommunication

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Judy Beaumont of Fort Myers will be ordained as a priest in the Roman Catholic Church that she has served her entire adult life. Then, she will be excommunicated ..
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