Collier leaders weigh in on shocking housing video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News took our exclusive video of vandalized and unfinished homes in a county-run program right to Collier's top leaders to see what they say. ..
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Scott transition emails deleted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - E-mails written by Gov. Rick Scott and some members of his transition team were deleted in a possible violation of law.    The e-mails were ..
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FGCU installing solar panel system in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- It's your money- and Florida Gulf Coast University is spending over $200,000 in taxpayer dollars for solar paneling.164 precisely-placed solar panels promise to cut F..
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Police search for Cold Stone Creamery robber

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Cold Stone Creamery in Naples on Friday afternoon. At approximately 4:15 p.m., deputies say a man of either white or H..
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Naples traffic backup on Pine Ridge Road

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Emergency crews are dealing with a transformer blowing near the intersection of Pine Ridge Road and Airport-Pulling Road, as reported by our partners at the Naples Da..
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Naples boy struck by lightning at ArrowHead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Lightning nearly struck a 16-year-old boy today while putting on the green of a North Naples golf course, officials said. Our partners at the Naples Daily News have r..
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Gov Scott to push for Fla immigration law in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he believes the state will pass an immigration law in 2012, despite failing to reach a consensus on the issue this year.    ..
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School bus accident on Daniels Parkway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There was a crash involving a school bus on Daniels Parkway, just west of Metro Parkway, Friday afternoon. The bus was transporting children from Six Mile Cypress..
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Marco man arrested for Robbery 'Sudden Snatching'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- On Thursday, at 3:50PM, Marco Island police responded to a call of a suspicious van driving around in the parking lot with its side door open in the parking lot..
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PGI volunteers 'Neighborhood Marine Watch'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

PUNTA GORDA ISLES, Fla.- It's not your "traditional" neighborhood watch program. A group of Punta Gorda Isles volunteers patrol the city's 50-plus miles of canals at night. They ar..
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FMA warns of shortfalls in Medicaid overhaul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Florida Medical Association has sent a letter asking federal health officials to correct "shortfalls" in the Medicaid overhaul before expanding statewide. &nb..
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Humana fined for not reporting Medicaid fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - State officials in Florida say they've fined health insurance giant Humana Inc. $3.4 million for failing to promptly report Medicaid fraud or abuse.  ..
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Elected officials approve money to study rail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Local elected officials have approved a $262,000 study of the rail system in Lee County. Half of that money comes from local tax dollars that fund the Metropolita..
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6th person dies from Ind. fair accident injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Family members say a 22-year-old college student is the sixth person to die from injuries suffered when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair last weekend..
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CCSO arrests man for sex with juvenile, shot video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Fort Myers man on five charges Friday for having sex with a juvenile girl and taking video ..
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Researchers to study turtles at Fla. lagoon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Researchers will be studying sea turtles at a Palm Beach County lagoon.    The South Florida county has hired Inwater Research Group to monit..
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What the unemployment numbers mean for SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The unemployment numbers are out and across the state, the number of unemployed workers remained the same in July. Locally, Southwest Florida saw a slight improve..
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Florida's unemployment rate up slightly in July

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate has nudged up slightly.    State officials Friday reported it was 10.7 percent in July. That's up by a tenth of ..
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Taiwanese national working for China deported

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Officials say a Taiwanese national convicted of conspiring to send military parts to China has been removed from the United States.    U.S. Immigration ..
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Broward teachers to get $500 cash bonus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Teachers in Broward have reached a contract with the school district, granting instructors a $500 cash bonus and no unpaid furlough days.   &..
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