Tropical Storm Maria moving away from NE Caribbean

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Maria is moving away from the northeastern Caribbean islands with little change in strength forecast.    Maria's maximum sustained winds ..
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Police investigating tractor-trailer crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Sunday just after 5:00 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash on S.R. 82 just east of Forum Boulevard. A tractor trailer went..
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"Man on Wire" band uses unusual instrument

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Patrons of Cool Hand Luc's in Fort Myers had a listening experience with a difference Saturday night. That's because the band "Man on Wire" uses a unique instrum..
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9/11 parade in Fort Myers honors local heroes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The parade route that twisted through Fort Myers was lined Sunday morning... honoring the victims of September 11 while showing support for all those who serve."..
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Naples community plants 600 mini flags

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - 27 volunteers planted 600 miniature flags throughout their community to pay tribute to the 10th anniversary of 9-11. Members of the Celebration/Memorial Committee at..
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Never Forget: New 9/11 Scholarships Help Students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - For millions across the world, September 11, 2001, is a day they will never forget.  The images and events are forever burned into their memories. But what abou..
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Local man reflects on his 9/11 brush with death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A change in plans saved the lives of several local high school students on September 11th, 2001. Now as the nation reflects on that tragic day, Ross Coviello is ..
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Tice FD gets artifact from World Trade Center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Pieces of the twin towers have been handed out sporadically over the last decade. Only about 1,200 segments, mostly of the towers' steel support beams, have been..
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Local man inside Pentagon on 9/11 shares story

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

The crash of American Airlines Flight 77 into the Pentagon on September 11th, left little doubt the U.S. was under attack. We're hearing from a local man who was working inside the..
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Farm workers ride 200 miles, turned away by Publix

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Just like working in the fields, Immokalee farm workers and supporters faced heat and rain as they rode their bikes 200 miles, for seven days to Publix's headquar..
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Workers sue company of Fla lawmaker for lost wages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Two farmworkers are suing the company of a powerful Florida State senator over allegedly failing to pay required wages.    Lake Wales Republican Sen. JD..
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CCSO releases composite sketch in bank robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTRY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of a person detectives want to question about the Aug. 12 robbery at the Fifth Thir..
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Police: Man shot himself, crashed truck into home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 56-year-old man crashed his truck into a Pasco County house after apparently shooting himself in the head.    New Port..
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Matlacha to Cape Coral: hands off!

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

MATLACHA, Fla.- Some people in the quiet community of Matlacha and Matlacha Isles are saying, they want no part of Cape Coral. Specifically, they do not want to be part of the same..
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US judge upholds Fla. redistricting amendment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge on Friday upheld a Florida constitutional amendment imposing new rules restricting how congressional districts are drawn, rejecting a lawsuit by two me..
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AARP Magazine recognizes LCEC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- AARP Magazine is recognizing a local company as one of the top "Best Employers for Workers 50 and Over." Lee County Electic Cooperative, L.C.E.C. , is one of..
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Florida marks 10th anniversary of Sept. 11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Tampa on Friday to honor the heroes, the victims and the survivors of Sept. 11 and the war on terrorism.   &nbs..
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Trulia.com site target of scammers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Many of you turn to the website Trulia.com to find your dream home. But WINK News found out this popular site is the target of scammers. A deal on Trulia.com. The..
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CCSO charges Ft. Myers man for shooting into car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives report a Ft. Myers man has been charged in connection with a shooting incident around 2:40 a.m. Tuesday o..
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Cape Coral students injured in school bus accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Gulf Middle School students sustained minor injuries, Friday morning, after a school bus accident in Cape Coral. Just after 10 a.m., the accident occured at the ..
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