More gold coins found in Salvation Army's red kettles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Salvation Army gets yet another boost to it's Red Kettle Campaign. Three more gold coins have been discovered in red kettles. Two of the coins are South Afric..
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CCSO SWAT called out after shot fired at tow truck driver

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office received a call at 1:05 p.m. following an altercation that resulted in a shot fired when a tow truck driver attempted ..
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CCSO seeks help locating suspect in Craiglist robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives are asking the public for information on the whereabouts of 21-year-old Andre Reynard Hall whose last known address was ..
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Police investigate a body found in a Cape canal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- At 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Cape Coral Police responded to a death investigation at SE 26th Terrace and Archer Parkway. The body of a deceased male was found in a ca..
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Red Tide now blamed for some manatee deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirms with WINK News that the red tide is not only killing small creatures, but manatees as well. FWC s..
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Sea Tow struggled to bring sunken boat to the surface

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The floating fireball from yesterday is now above water. Salvage crews brought the burned-out boat back to the surface. It was a long struggle for the salvage cre..
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Child found wandering the streets in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- On Tuesday, a small child was found in the intersection of Shreve Street and West Charlotte Avenue in Punta Gorda. Two witnesses flagged down a police car after ..
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Coast Guard seizes more than 2 tons of cocaine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has seized a shipment of more than two tons of cocaine off the coast of Honduras.    Authorities in Miami said Thursday that a Coas..
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New underwater attraction at Miami Seaquarium

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A new attraction at the Miami Seaquarium lets visitors interact with sea creatures underwater.    The Miami Herald (http://bit.ly/uo84ML) reports the Se..
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Md. bill would make parents report missing kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland General Assembly will consider a bill that would require parents or guardians to promptly notify police about dead or missing children. &nbs..
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Fight over spilled rum leads to stabbing, shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) - An argument between long-time friend over spilled rum ended with one being stabbed, the other shot.    Lauderhill police spokesman Rick Rocco..
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Brother arrested after man found dead in trash bin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man faces charges of failing to report a death to the medical examiner after deputies say he wrapped his brother's body in black trash bags and left h..
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Injured man steals ambulance, ends up in jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - While rescue workers were attending to a patient, someone drove away in their ambulance parked outside a Tampa home.    Police say it drove away w..
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Cape Fire Department says if you must use fireworks, be safe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The City of Cape Coral Fire Department is advising residents to forego the use of fireworks at home celebrations on New Year’s Eve and encourages citizens t..
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Florida was weird as only it can be in 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Did you hear about the giant Lego man that washed up on Siesta Key beach? What about the man who walked into a bar, ordered a beer and disappeared for 30 m..
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Cops: Officer shot man who refused to put down gun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Miami Beach police officer fatally shot a man who authorities say refused to put down his gun in a dispute early Friday.    Police spokesw..
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Alligator Alley re-opened after RV fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- All lanes of I-75, on Alligator Alley, have been re-opened after this morning's R.V. fire. There were no injuries in the incident.   
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Man arrested for Pt. Charlotte Christmas stabbing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives report the man wanted for stabbing a North Port man early Christmas morning at 12:50 a.m. in Port Charlotte, turned himself..
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Punta Gorda PD warns: 'distraction burglaries' on the rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Punta Gorda Police Department is investigating another "distraction burglary," which took place around 4:15 p.m. Thursday, on Caicos Drive. This is the fifth..
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US 27 closed at SR 29 in Glades Co. due to fatal crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GLADES COUNTY, Fla.- A fatal traffic crash shut down U.S. 27 at S.R. 29 in Glades County Friday morning. The southbound lanes of U.S. 27 have opened for both northbound and southbo..
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