SWFL prepares for cold week ahead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - A burst of cold weather will be felt around Southwest Florida this week and farmers in the area are already preparing. Mike Greenwell at 31 Produce is expecting t..
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FHP: Driver in fatal Charlotte crash was going 90 mph

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

  CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- Investigators say it was before 5:00 a.m. when a blue Mitsubishi came around the bend on state road 31 at Farabee Road and lost control. The car too..
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Anthony prosecutor running for State Attorney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A retired prosecutor from the Casey Anthony murder trial has announced that he is running for the state attorney's office in central Florida. In a video posted..
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Taking the plunge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

SANIBEL - If you're not brave enough to take the Polar Bear Plunge in other parts of the country, then Sanibel is the place for you. New Year's Day marked the 12th annual Sanibel P..
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Fireworks are most likely cause of Lehigh Acres brush fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Firefighters say a brush fire that threatened a half-dozen homes in Lehigh Acres Sunday most likely started with fireworks. Crews responded to a neighborhood off..
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19 year-old woman dies in Lehigh car accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A young woman from Lehigh Acres has died in a New Year's day crash. Florida Highway Patrol says 19 year-old Yolimar Martinez died on the scene early Sunday mor..
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Powerball tickets doubling in price to $2

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Get ready to pay more for Powerball: Ticket prices are going up to $2. Lottery organizers hope the price change will entice more people to play because jack..
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SWAT raid nets one arrest and a marijuana growing operation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.  - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit issued an arrest warrant Saturday afternoon for the man responsible for shooting at a tow..
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Naples women killed in Hardee County crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HARDEE COUNTY, Fla. - Two Naples women were killed in a head-on crash with a semi truck last night in Hardee County.Florida Highway Patrol said 35 year-old Jennifer Jenkins and 34 ..
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Body found floating under Collier dock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies do not suspect foul play in the death of a man found floating in the water in Collier County.Authorities say the 78 year-old man was found under a d..
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Punta Gorda Police make arrest in 'distraction burglary'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Punta Gorda Police arrested an Oakland Park man early this morning on charges related to “distraction burglary” cases. Punta Gorda Police Detectives..
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Hosting for the holidays: What to cook?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Holiday Pinwheel: tortilla, cream cheese, ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato. Wrap it up and slice Roasted Honey Tomato Bruschetta: cherry tomatoes, honey, oil, thyme, ricotta, bruschett..
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Hosting for the holidays: What to cook?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Holiday Pinwheel: tortilla, cream cheese, ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato. Wrap it up and slice Roasted Honey Tomato Bruschetta: cherry tomatoes, honey, oil, thyme, ricotta, bruschett..
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Military couple gets dream beach wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- The Naples community has stepped up to help give a local military couple the wedding of their dreams. The charity, "Operation Open Arms" made it all come together in..
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Beachfront battle at Naples' Ritz Carlton Resort

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.-The exclusive Ritz Carlton Resort is allegedly trying to keep those who aren't guests of the hotel off their part of the beach.  A Collier County sheriff's deputy..
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Distraction bandits target area residents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Carole Pratt was alone at her Punta Gorda home yesterday when a man knocked at her door. "He said I just wanted to let you know we are going to be doing some work..
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CFA takes a look back at the common scams of 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- With the new year come new scams from thieves targeting your wallet. As we move into the new year, we want to give you a rundown of some of the common scams aroun..
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Nev. texting while driving law brings fines Jan. 1

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Driving while texting or talking on a handheld device will hit Nevadans in their wallets come Jan. 1 as a new law shifts from warnings to fines, among near..
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Abandoned kitten beats the odds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- A little feline is getting a second shot at life. The four-week old kitten is the lone survivor of a litter found abandoned in a Naples neighborhood. Now, the Naples ..
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22-year-old arrested in the death of Clewiston child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- Hendry county Investigators arrested 22-year-old, Jerrell Johnson, on charges of Negligent Homicide. Hendry County Deputies received a call on Christmas mornin..
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