Cape Coral prepares for scheduled water service shutdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The City of Cape Coral Utilities Department is reminding the public about the scheduled shutdown of the water supply to 228 homes on Tuesday, December 13. As a re..
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Fla.'s graduation rate rises to 80 percent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's high school graduation rate continues to rise.    Figures released Monday by the Florida Department of Education show the graduati..
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LCSO searches for suspect who robbed Radio Shack and fled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Sunday, an armed robbery took place at Radio Shack on Palm Beach Blvd. The assistant manager on duty stated that an unknown male, standing 5'5, wearing a gray ..
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Tampa newspaper lays off 165

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Tribune is laying off 165 more employees as its parent company tries to further cut costs.    The newspaper reported on its website Mond..
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Fla. PSC begins Gulf Power rate increase hearings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Public Service Commission is holding hearings on Gulf Power Co.'s request to raise its base rates by nearly 21 percent.    The h..
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Boy, 5, dies when car slips off jack, lands on him

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida boy died from injuries received when a vehicle his father was working on slipped off a jack and fell on him.    The Seminole Co..
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Fla. man leaves million dollar home to Uncle Sam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A South Florida man willed his historic house worth $1 million to the U.S. government to help eliminate the country's growing debt.    The Miami Herald (http://bit.l..
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Woman arrested 2 decades later on drug charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who vanished two decades ago while facing prison time walked into a county office to request a state ID - in her own name.    ..
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Dr. Kim talks skin cancer statistics and prevention

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over their lifetime. One person dies of melanoma every hour.  Dr. Michael Kim talks about the startling statis..
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Go Kart crash sends 2 to the hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.    This morning, one person is in critical condition after falling off a speeding go kart in Olga.    Florida Highway Patrol is investigat..
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Red Bones Steakhouse & Saloon collects food for Harry Chapin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Red Bones Steakhouse & Saloon served up food and fun today for a great cause on Sunday.The Palm Beach Boulevard restaurant collected non-perishable foods and ..
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Southwest Florida mail carriers help Santa answer letters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Tis the season when thousands of "Dear Santa" letters flood post offices nationwide. Some carefully-selected mail carriers are helping Santa out by answering each..
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Charlotte Co. teen killed in ATV accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - State troopers say a Charlotte County teen has died in an ATV accident. Florida Highway Patrol says Danielle Jumisko, 13, was killed when the atv she was dri..
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LCSO Deputy uses marathon to train for "Walk for the Fallen"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- About 300 runners hit the pavement in Cape Coral Sunday morning for the Mangrove marathon.One of the runners used the marathon as part of a larger training plan....
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Accused NFM murderer has extensive criminal past

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On a closed circuit television, Znap Vmon made his first appearance before a Lee County judge on second degree murder charges in his neighbor's death.41 year-old ..
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Copper theft knocks out phones in Port Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a copper wire theft is to blame for knocking out phone service to about 100 customers in Port Charlotte. Century L..
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FMPD searching for missing person in Caloosahatchee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police are searching for a man missing after he jumped off a bridge into the Caloosahatchee River. Officers made contact with Irvin Howard, 24, on the..
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House fire under investigation in Bokeelia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

BOKEELIA, Fla.- A house is destroyed after neighbors report seeing flames and hearing loud explosions. The call came in before 6 this morning. WINK News learned no one was home at ..
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North Fort Myers man accused of killing neighbor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -  A shrine of candles marks the house on Garden Street where Deane Wood was discovered dead. Friends and neighbors in LaBonte's Garden RV Park in North..
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Orlando Twilight convention to draw 1,000 fans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - More than 1,000 fans are expected to attend the Twilight Saga Convention in Orlando. The three-day event celebrates the vampire series created by Stephenie Mey..
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