Man steals from Kmart, threatens to 'cut' LP officer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- On Friday, the unidentified suspect in the photographs entered the Kmart located in Parkshore Plaza and stole an MP3 player, Jumbo Universal Remote and flat screen TV..
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Drake admits to killing grandfather in arrest report

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- New reports are revealing disturbing details in the death of John Drake. His grandson, Clinton Drake, has admitted to killing the 84-year-old Clewiston man. Accor..
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Fla. debt drops for the first time in 2 decades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida owes less money than it did a year ago.    State officials on Tuesday released an annual report that shows for the first time in 20 ..
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Salvation Army struggles without enough 'Christmas Cheer'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- With the countdown to Christmas well under way, Santa's helpers at the Salvation Army are busy getting gifts ready for kids in need. But with donations at a near ..
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Drake restrained during first appearance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The man accused of bludgeoning his grandfather to death appeared before a Lee County judge. Clinton Drake appeared via closed circuit camera from the jail. Deputi..
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Teen faces charges in the death of his grandfather

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 19-year-old Clewiston man faces charges for the death of his 84-year-old grandfather. Clinton Drake, of Clewiston, is in a Lee County jail Tuesday morning. He i..
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3 women escorted off flight insist they're victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Three women escorted off a flight from West Palm Beach insist they did nothing wrong.    The incident happened Monday afternoon aboard a..
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South Fla. charities search for bilingual Santas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - South Florida charities are looking for bilingual Santas to say 'ho, ho, ho' in every language.    Community leaders say children can relate better to a..
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Clewiston man confesses to killing grandfather

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police say a Clewiston man confessed to killing his grandfather, after the victim was found in a pickup truck at a busy Cape Coral intersection. Cape ..
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Salvation Army reacts to bell ringer thief in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- The Salvation Army is reacting to news that one of their bell ringers is accused of stealing from the kettle. Over the weekend, deputies arrested 49-year-old Kevin D..
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Construction on Metro Parkway extension continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After the site sat empty for nearly five months, construction on the Metro Parkway extension is back under way, with a new contractor and a new deadline. "They've..
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Thieves target centurys-old family heirlooms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Thieves take thousands worth of family heirlooms from a grandmother's safe that were passed down for generations. A grandmother, who did not want to be identifie..
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Police find local music video 'appalling'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are left with questions after a music video surfaces online showing a local group waiving an illegal arsenal of weapons. The video was made by a group tha..
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Body found at a busy Cape Coral intersection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police are on the scene of a death investigation at Del Prado Blvd and Veterans Pkwy. A male was found deceased in a pickup truck. Detectives and Foren..
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Caregiver accused of stealing elderly couple's jewelry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- An elderly Cape Coral couple is devastated after a woman they trusted as a caregiver allegedly took off with thousands of dollars of their jewelry."It's absolutel..
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Senate president joining Fla. Gov. on Israel trip

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Senate President Mike Haridopolos will be joining Florida Gov. Rick Scott on a week-long trade mission to Israel.    Both Haridopolos and hi..
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Fifth Third Bank robbed in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A bank robbery has taken place at the Fifth Third Bank, located at 11511 S.R. 82. WINK News is on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes avai..
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Scientists find monster black holes, biggest yet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist - each one 10 billion times the size of our sun.    A team led by astronomer..
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Bowl teams graduation rates up, racial gap widens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A new study of the Football Bowl Subdivision schools selected to play in the upcoming bowl games shows overall continued academic progress, but a continued wid..
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Fla. program contacts businesses with foster kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida child welfare officials are launching a new program to connect businesses around the state with needy families.    Department of Chi..
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