Thalheimer's armed robbery suspects could be part of South American Theft Group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- An armed robbery at a Naples jeweler in February is making international headlines. Naples Police believe at least two people connected to the armed robbery at Tha..
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Preparing your trees for hurricane season

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hurricane season is now seven days away. The Division of Forestry showed us how a quick survey of your yard could save your home from costly damage should a stor..
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Making fire starters pay the price for battling brush fires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The number of brush fires in Southwest Florida has nearly doubled from last year, and the busy season isn't over yet.Budget cuts left many fire districts e..
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Special golf ball may help improve your game

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Golfing is more than just a hobby in Southwest Florida. For thousands, it's a way of life. But across the country, the number of new and returning golfers has de..
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Cyberbullying on Facebook?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Students across Southwest Florida are joining hotlist groups on Facebook. The group poses the question of who's hot and who's not with pictures and comments from ..
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Sea turtle nest numbers make a dramatic jump

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Good news for sea turtles, their numbers are up...way up! Collier County has seen over a 600 percent jump in nests. According to environmentalist, this time ..
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SWFL says goodbye to Oprah

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES, Fla.-With 44 million viewers a week, there's no doubt Oprah touched many lives. Naples mom Jill Wheeler was one of them. Wheeler made it on the Oprah Winfrey Show last year..
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Veterans facing different enemy: burn pits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  After two tours in Iraq, Cape Coral resident Ryan Hernandez has to stay on top of his health. He already has partial loss of hearing after his job as a gunn..
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House calls are becoming popular again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.-More and more Americans are choosing to pay doctors to come to their homes. Charles and Phyllis Anderson hired Dr. Andy Oakes-Lottridge to be their personal ph..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Are you a criminal?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla. - We all know to check our credit scores at least once a year for errors, but what about your background check? One Fort Myers man learned to do just that the hard..
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Cape businesses want make-over to bring in more customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  Cape Coral's Community Redevelopment Agency is working on a 20-year plan to overhaul the downtown area, but business owners say they want to see some change..
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Lee County's Triage Center Could Face Loss of State Funding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Bob Janes Triage Center in Ft. Myers may lose $750,000 in state funding, if Governor Rick Scott chops the item out of the budget.    Lee offici..
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Jewelry heist in Naples may be linked to a South American theft group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News has has learned a jewelry heist in Naples may be connected to a South American theft group based out of Miami. Naples Police have issued warrants on..
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Two teens missing in Collier Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies are searching for two missing teenagers in Collier County, including one who has a condition that may require medical attention. The last time the fa..
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Cape men plan fundraiser to help tornado victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Beginning Thursday morning, you can help the tornado victims. The Friends of Cape Coral is hosting a fundraiser at the Royal Key Bar located at 1306 Cape Cor..
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Residents await changes to downtown Cape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- One member of the Cape Coral Redevelopment Agency addressed resident concerns Wednesday about the slow progress of revamping the downtown Cape. Rich Greer with t..
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2 GOP Senate hopefuls address Florida TaxWatch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - A Republican Senate hopeful is touting his plan to cut federal spending. Former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux addressed the Florida TaxWatch board meeting Wedn..
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Spacewalking astronaut gets stinging soap in eye

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A spacewalking astronaut got soap in his eye and almost had to retreat into the safety of the International Space Station on Wednesday. Andrew Feustel s..
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Skywriting disseminates religious messages across SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A pilot took his plane out for a little skywriting across Southwest Florida. One of the many messages, which were religious in content, read, "Trust Jesus." The m..
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Gas line that was temporarily cut has been repaired in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Fire EMS responded to a gas line cut at 4080 Tamiami Trail & West Chester located behind the Bob Evans on US 41. The gas line has since..
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