Girl, 9, arrested after fit of rage on school bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Lee County Sheriff's deputies say a 9-year-old girl faces multiple felony charges after a fit of rage that began on the school bus. Police were called to At..
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Teacher says no way to comply with Fla. voting law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle teacher who may be fined $1,000 for turning in student voter registration applications late says she was unaware of a new 48-hour deadl..
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Cape police investigating bank robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police are at the scene of a Bank Robbery at the Bank of America at 1707 Del Prado Blvd South. At 9:09am, a man in his early 30’s, estimated to b..
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Family seeks help in search for hit and run driver

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Southwest Florida family is pleading for help, one week after a Naples man was left paralyzed in a hit and run accident.  The driver still hasn't been cau..
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Flood waters stop trick or treating in Golden Gate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

  GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla.- Water covered streets and yards put a halt to Halloween for one area of Golden Gate Estates. "We had originally planned on staying in the area but..
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Arthur family speaks, 911 call reveals details

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- WINK News is hearing from the family of James Arthur.  He's been missing since Thursday.  Cape Coral police say his stepson, Garrett Kern, is a person..
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Welcome to Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL -  The city of Cape Coral was founded in the late 1950's. Since then the city has gone through a number of growing pains. Most recently those growing pains have..
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Hundreds out for Halloween on McGregor Blvd

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FT. MYERS, Fla -- Hundreds of trick-or-treaters swarm the streets of McGregor Blvd, in search of Halloween candy. Even the adults are dressed up! From princesses to zombies, you co..
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Water management flooded with calls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla.- A Golden Gate Estates neighborhood, notorious for flooding, is getting answers from water management officials. This comes after days of complaining by h..
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Occupy Fort Myers takes fight to Federal Court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Occupy Fort Myers protesters took their fight against the city to Federal Court on Monday.Attorneys for Occupy Fort Myers argued several city ordinances being app..
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NTSB releases report on Disney monorail death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - A federal agency says a monorail crash that killed a Walt Disney World worker in 2009 was caused by a failure to properly position a track switch.&nbs..
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Gail Andrews pleads guilty to fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Gail Andrews was in court Monday to plead guilty to federal charges, including social security fraud.  She could face up to 15 years in prison when she..
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Punta Gorda is ready for trick-or-treaters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- West Marion Avenue in Punta Gorda is bare and quiet now, but soon the streets will be crawling with ghouls.Christy Smith has lived on West Marion for 30 years. S..
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North Port principal under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- Dr. George Kenney, Principal of North Port High School, is under investigation after complaints were filed regarding hypnosis sessions that he conducted. The Nort..
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Random shots fired at Lehigh Acres home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a call in reference to shots fired at a Lehigh Acres home on Saturday. Upon arrival, Hector Gomez and his wife, Car..
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Battle over Americans' rights to Canada RX drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Floridians could lose their rights to buy RX drugs from Canada and other foreign countries, under a bill that is moving through the U.S. Congress. Some ..
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No appeal of Florida prison privatization decision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott isn't appealing a court ruling that blocked plans to privatize nearly 30 prison facilities in South Florida.    A Scott spok..
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Panel names sites of official presidential debates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The committee that sponsors presidential debates during the general election has chosen Denver, Hempstead, N.Y., and Boca Raton, Fla., as the sites for three deba..
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Man who opened fire in a daycare refuses plea deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The man accused of shooting his wife to death in a Cape Coral daycare refused a plea deal Monday. Robert Dunn was set for a plea hearing, but his lawyer says he t..
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FMPD: Be extra careful tonight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is reminding drivers to be extra careful tonight. Night time is always dangerous, but according to the National Highway Traffic S..
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