US Rep. David Rivera campaigns hard for Gingrich

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - South Florida U.S. Rep. David Rivera is pressing hard for GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.    Rivera is touting the former House Speaker's nuan..
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Officials to make announcement on invasive pythons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Officials are announcing new rules banning the importation of four snakes that have been plaguing the Everglades.    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on T..
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Fla. audit suggests possible fraud and waste

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new state audit is finding that thousands of Floridians were collecting unemployment checks while also getting taxpayer help for child care.   ..
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Fla. Power & Light wants $6.80 monthly rate hike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co. wants to raise its base rate by $6.80 a month for the typical residential customer.    The state's largest ele..
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School Choice starts today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The county is divided into three zones. Parents can choose which school they want their child to apply within their zone...but then the lottery system assigns the..
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Ave Maria law student accused of attempted murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- An Ave Maria School of Law student is behind bars being held on a million dollar bond. Robert Ringley, 25, is accused of attempted murder and aggravated assault. Rin..
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Businesses concerned with construction on McGregor Blvd

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Beginning Tuesday, an already busy road in Fort Myers will get even more congested.  Crews will start resurfacing parts of McGregor Boulevard which means l..
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BMW of North America is recalling Mini vehicles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

PORTLAND, Ore. - BMW of North America is voluntarily recalling nearly 89,000 Mini vehicles because of a water pump malfunction that could cause a fire. The company says in a r..
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Chamber fire joins list of unsolved arsons on Pine Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Scott Adams says Friday's blaze at the Pine Island Chamber of Commerce was like history repeating itself. "It makes you think of everything that happened in the ..
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New Sanibel bicycle Welcome Center under construction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

SANIBEL, Fla.- Sanibel Island is taking a step to help its growing biking community. The island's bike club is building a new hub for bicyclists. As soon as you drive into Sanibel ..
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Don't forget about water restrictions, or it'll cost you

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- We are officially in the dry season and city officials want to make sure you conserve water and resist the urge to keep your sprinklers on all day. Melanie Perr..
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Sources say Arkansas judge is fighting for McCready case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Mindy McCready is breaking her silence via text message to WINK News. Today McCready said she's been winning her custody battle in Arkansas, but because of a..
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More information released in Cape shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- At approximately 5:33 a.m., officers responded to 4928 Viceroy Court in reference to a male subject shot in the leg. The victim told officers “Ace” br..
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All lanes open on Del Prado after accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Traffic is finally flowing in Cape Coral after a single-car accident caused bottlenecking on Del Prado Blvd. late Monday afternoon. A pickup truck slammed into a ..
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Naples man arrested for sexual abuse on a child under 12

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 36-year-old Naples man was arrested on Sunday and charged with sexually battering a girl under the age of 12. Denis Zalaya was also charged with lewd and la..
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Black History Museum offers fascinating displays

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A little-known museum is hoping to get more visitors in the coming year. The Black History Museum is located in Fort Myers, and offers a fascinating glimpse at lo..
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Medical emergency causes car crash, leaves 1 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- One woman is dead, Monday afternoon, after a car accident on Goodlette Frank Rd. As 72-year-old Marjorie Oglander proceeded to the intersection at Immokalee R..
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4th Florida panther found dead this year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A fourth Florida panther that was raised in captivity has died.    The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Monday (http://sunsent.nl/w4NKJr ) the..
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Nigeria fuel strike ends with soldiers in streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Labor unions ended a crippling nationwide strike Monday in Nigeria after the country's president partially restored subsidies that keep gasoline prices low, t..
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Suspect asks for directions, robs woman at gunpoint

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed a woman at gunpoint on Perry Ave. in Lehigh Acres on Friday, just before 11 p.m. The woman ..
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