FAMU trustees to create anti-hazing committee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University's board of trustees will create an independent committee to study hazing. The five-member committee will study hazing at ot..
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Tips on Protecting Plants in your Yard from Freeze

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

A freeze could come to Southwest Florida on Wednesday morning, and experts are offering some tips to protect your landscaping. "First of all, turn your irrigation system off and do..
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Police seek tips in New Year's shooting that injured boy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy who police say was wounded by celebratory New Year's gunfire remains hospitalized in Tampa in critical condition. Sandra Duran told reporters ..
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Governors wager over bowl game

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The two governors have sweet treats riding on the outcome of the Gator Bowl pitting Ohio State against Florida. Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Florida Gov. Rick Sc..
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Panhandle peacocks make movie debut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Peacocks from the Florida Panhandle are making their movie debut in the film "We Bought a Zoo." Several peacocks and peahens from Rocking B-A-B Ranch ..
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Investigators looking into abortion clinic fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Officials say evidence from a suspicious fire that gutted a Florida Panhandle abortion clinic has been sent to a state lab for analysis. According to Pensaco..
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SWFL prepares for cold week ahead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - A burst of cold weather will be felt around Southwest Florida this week and farmers in the area are already preparing. Mike Greenwell at 31 Produce is expecting t..
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FHP: Driver in fatal Charlotte crash was going 90 mph

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

  CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- Investigators say it was before 5:00 a.m. when a blue Mitsubishi came around the bend on state road 31 at Farabee Road and lost control. The car too..
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Anthony prosecutor running for State Attorney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A retired prosecutor from the Casey Anthony murder trial has announced that he is running for the state attorney's office in central Florida. In a video posted..
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Taking the plunge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

SANIBEL - If you're not brave enough to take the Polar Bear Plunge in other parts of the country, then Sanibel is the place for you. New Year's Day marked the 12th annual Sanibel P..
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Fireworks are most likely cause of Lehigh Acres brush fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Firefighters say a brush fire that threatened a half-dozen homes in Lehigh Acres Sunday most likely started with fireworks. Crews responded to a neighborhood off..
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19 year-old woman dies in Lehigh car accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A young woman from Lehigh Acres has died in a New Year's day crash. Florida Highway Patrol says 19 year-old Yolimar Martinez died on the scene early Sunday mor..
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Powerball tickets doubling in price to $2

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Get ready to pay more for Powerball: Ticket prices are going up to $2. Lottery organizers hope the price change will entice more people to play because jack..
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SWAT raid nets one arrest and a marijuana growing operation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.  - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit issued an arrest warrant Saturday afternoon for the man responsible for shooting at a tow..
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Naples women killed in Hardee County crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HARDEE COUNTY, Fla. - Two Naples women were killed in a head-on crash with a semi truck last night in Hardee County.Florida Highway Patrol said 35 year-old Jennifer Jenkins and 34 ..
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Body found floating under Collier dock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies do not suspect foul play in the death of a man found floating in the water in Collier County.Authorities say the 78 year-old man was found under a d..
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Punta Gorda Police make arrest in 'distraction burglary'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Punta Gorda Police arrested an Oakland Park man early this morning on charges related to “distraction burglary” cases. Punta Gorda Police Detectives..
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Hosting for the holidays: What to cook?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Holiday Pinwheel: tortilla, cream cheese, ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato. Wrap it up and slice Roasted Honey Tomato Bruschetta: cherry tomatoes, honey, oil, thyme, ricotta, bruschett..
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Hosting for the holidays: What to cook?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Holiday Pinwheel: tortilla, cream cheese, ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato. Wrap it up and slice Roasted Honey Tomato Bruschetta: cherry tomatoes, honey, oil, thyme, ricotta, bruschett..
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Military couple gets dream beach wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- The Naples community has stepped up to help give a local military couple the wedding of their dreams. The charity, "Operation Open Arms" made it all come together in..
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