Police search for kidnapped Orlando woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando Police say a woman has been kidnapped from a condominium complex.    Authorities have also found a vehicle Monday that may have been use..
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Sen. Marco Rubio has book deal for memoir

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio has a book deal.    The Florida Republican has signed with Sentinel, a conservative imprint of Penguin Group (USA), for a memoir ten..
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10-vehicle crash on Midpoint Bridge caused traffic headaches

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Monday, December 5, 2011, at 6:41 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received calls about a multi-vehicle crash on the eastbound portion of the Midpoint Mem..
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Bell ringer accused of stealing from Salvation Army kettles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples man faces grand theft charges after deputies say he stole from a Salvation Army kettle, while working as a bell ringer. Kevin Lance Dinger, 49, was arrested..
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Urban Meyer's past, present to match up at Gator Bowl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Urban Meyer's former and future teams will play in the Gator Bowl. Florida (6-6) and Ohio State (6-6) were chosen Sunday to meet in the Jan. 2 game in Jac..
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State fire marshal investigates fire in Bonita Springs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- The state fire marshal has been called in to investigate a suspicious house fire in Bonita Springs. The blaze tore through the house in the early hours Sunday..
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Cape Festival of Lights brings Santa, snow

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Like Christmas in July, for a few precious minutes, snow fell over Cape Coral. It wasn't a fluke of nature, but rather, the man-made feature families count on at..
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McCready's mother: "I hope this is a breaking point"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mindy McCready's mother, Gayle Inge, says she is relieved her grandson has been found and is safe. She says she hopes days of being on the run and ultimate..
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Fla. officer charged with trying to sell pills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Lauderdale Police officer has been arrested after authorities say he tried to sell prescription drugs to a police informant while on duty. ..
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FDLE says Board of Governors can continue review

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Board of Governors can continue its investigation of how Florida A&M administrators handled concerns about hazing at the school.  ..
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Lee county students create bowls for food bank fundraiser

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- More than 700 Lee county students worked for weeks to turn blocks of clay into works of art."This event is one of the events where we as art teachers feel like we..
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Florida muck a factor in Daytona mastodon find

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

EILEEN ZAFFIRO-KEANThe Daytona Beach News-Journal DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Workers recently stumbled upon remains of an Ice Age mastodon on a construction site, experts say Flori..
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Cat body parts found on Port Charlotte golf course

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) - For the sixth time since October, cat body parts have been found on a Port Charlotte golf course.    Authorities say the head of a cat wa..
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Boy struck by float in Dade City holiday parade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) - A 5-year-old boy is recovering after he was struck by a float during a parade. Dade City Police officials say it's unclear whether the boy was run over or ju..
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Man charged with beating couple with bat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a Florida man allegedly killed two people, then drove to the victim's mother's home and asked for money while one of the victims was in the trunk of hi..
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Driver killed after striking building, parked cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol said a Punta Gorda man was killed Friday night after his pick-up struck a building and two parked cars. FHP said David W. Gourdeau, 22, l..
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Friends of Cape Coral family start memorial after drowning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral family is on the road to recovery following the tragic drowning of their daughter.  It happened Tuesday at a home on Southwest 30th Terrace.&n..
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Thieves steal from Clewiston non-profit group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CLEWISTON, Fla. -- A Clewiston non-profit group says they're devastated after someone broke into their donated storage unit and cleaned everything out.  In a storage unit in C..
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Fort Myers Christmas tree lighting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The streets of Fort Myers were lit up tonight to celebrate the holiday season. Decorations lined the streets and Mayor Randy Henderson was on hand to light the C..
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Zander, Mindy McCready's son, is in custody in Arkansas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Authorities said late Friday they had located country singer Mindy McCready's 5-year-old son in Arkansas and taken him into custody.    F..
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