Sen. Nelson running like he doesn't have a race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson is up for re-election, but he's not exactly acting like he's got a race to run in 2012.    Nelson doesn't h..
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Rina remnants lead to central FL tornado

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) - The National Weather Service says the remnants of Tropical Storm Rina dumping rain across Florida spawned a weak tornado that briefly touched down on the st..
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Last minute pumpkin sales in Fort Myers up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- If you haven't gotten your Halloween pumpkin yet, time is running out.Most pumpkin patches in the area stay open for about two weeks in October then close their d..
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SW Floridians turn to Goodwill for costumes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Princess. Witch. Race car driver. There are plenty of dress up options for Halloween.But what if you don't have 50 or 60 dollars to spend on a costume?Many southw..
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WINK News Now Weekend Tricks and Treats

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Meteorologist Katie Walls has an out of body experience while forecasting Halloween weather.
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Police: Fla. pizza workers burned down rival store

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

 LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) - The battle for pizza supremacy has taken a wrong turn in Florida. Two managers of a Domino's Pizza restaurant in Lake City, in north-central Flori..
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Suncoast Estates fed up with flooded roads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - In the North Fort Myers community of Suncoast Estates, people were still battling knee-deep waters in some parts of the roadways Saturday afternoon. After a coup..
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Late for work, officer accused of going 120 mph

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami police officer is accused of driving 120 mph on a turnpike because he was late for his off-duty job working security at a school. The Florida Highway Patrol sa..
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Lake Placid woman, 87, accused of stabbing husband

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAKE PLACID, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an 87-year-old central Florida woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of her 93-year-old husband. Highlands ..
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Wrong way driver causes I-75 tie up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Troopers are investigating a wrong way driver who slammed into another car on Interstate 75 this morning. Troopers say 21 year-old Jessica Utley was drinking and ..
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Making strides against breast cancer in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NAPLES, Fla.- In the five years that Making Strides Against Breast Cancer has held an event in Naples, they've never had a turn out quite like Saturday's.About 1500 walkers showed ..
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Rina becomes a remnant low

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Rina has degenerated to a remnant low over the Yucatan Channel. At 5:00 p.m. the center of post-tropical cyclone Rina was located near Latitude 21.9 North, Longitude 86.1 West. Rin..
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Lee County Sheriff's Deputy speaks about crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Friday afternoon, the Lee County deputy involved in a fiery car crash in Cape Coral on Thursday morning, spoke about his experience.Deputy Richard Lisenbee was ..
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WINK Exclusive: Kern seen in surveillance video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- As the search intensifies for a Cape Coral man and his grandson who disappeared Thursday, only WINK News has brand new surveillance video of the grandson, Garre..
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Loophole means FL sex offenders can give out candy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - In a couple of nights, local children will be dressed up in costumes, running from house to house collecting candy."I'm always with them when we trick or treat,"..
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Loophole means FL sex offenders can give out candy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - In a couple of nights, local children will be dressed up in costumes, running from house to house collecting candy."I'm always with them when we trick or treat,"..
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Boil water notice in effect for Boca Grande

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GASPARILLA ISLAND, Fla.- A precautionary boil water notice is in effect for Boca Grande. It will remain in effect for two days while testing is being conducted. Further information..
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Hug an alligator exhibit opens in Tin City

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Gator Man Mike and his alligator Baby Bobby are officially full time residents of Tin City in Naples. Gator Man Mike moved his "Hug & Hold an Alligator" exhibit ..
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Naples man helps to rebuild Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples roofing contractor is heading to Haiti Saturday, donating his time and supplies to help those still without a home. Haiti lost more than 300,000 people in a ..
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Local doctor arrested for illegal distribution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Debra Roggow, a physician practicing in Lee County, Florida, with illegally distributing or causing the distribution of Oxycodone. According to the complaint, on ..
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