Chihuahuas in need of new homes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Nearly a dozen chihuahuas in Naples are in need of a new home. The dogs were surrendered a few weeks ago by an East Naples woman and have been staying at Collier..
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Monofilament Madness to clean up Cape canals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - We all know southwest Florida is a premiere place to go fishing. Canals in Cape Coral are popular place to reel in a catch. Often times, fishing lines get snagge..
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Mayor says Occupy Pensacola tents can stay for now

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Pensacola has delayed plans to push Occupy Wall Street protesters to pack up their tents.    Mayor Ashton Hayward says the city will delay enf..
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Black bear spotted in North Naples neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- A black bear has been spotted in the Willoughby Acres and Turnbury neighborhood in North Naples. The bear was seen at about 2:00 today. Residents are advised to..
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Child's death after dental sedation ruled accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Officials have ruled the death of a 5-year-old boy after being sedated for dental work as an accident.    The Gainesville Sun reports that t..
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Coast Guard offloads 7 tons of cocaine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

St. PETERSBURG, Fla.- Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Cypress offloaded seven tons of cocaine, valued at nearly $180 million. The cocaine was seized from a self-propelled s..
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Holder wants crack-down on drugs in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is in Florida to bring attention to the rampant problem of illegal prescription drugs.    The federal prosecutor..
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Wounded warriors relax in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Twenty wounded warriors made it to Southwest Florida around 11:30 Friday morning to a warm welcome from local vets and supporters. The men will be trading in thei..
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Cape police are searching for missing man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Police are asking for help in locating a missing and possibly endangered person, James Arthur, 80.He was supposed to be with his grandson, Garrett Kern, 24.K..
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Federal prosecutors and former astronaut to settle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Federal prosecutors and former astronaut Edgar Mitchell have reached an agreement over a camera Mitchell brought home from his 1971 Apollo 14 moon mission.  ..
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Cox Media to combine jobs at AJC, other newspapers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Cox Media Group says it will restructure operations throughout its newspaper division.    The company, which operates The Atlanta Journal-Constitution..
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Police arrest 3 Occupy Tampa protestors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Police say three Occupy Tampa protestors have been arrested after an officer was pushed at Curtis Hixon Park.    The incident happened early Frida..
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Downtown costume contest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lindsay dresses up as a skeleton "mummy" and Andy Howl of Howl Galleries dresses up as Zorro to promote this year's Downtown Costume Contest, happening Saturday, ..
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NCAA approves giving $2,000 grants to athletes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ESTERO, Fla. - Big changes are on the way for collegiate scholarship athletes. The NCAA decided Thursday, athletic conferences will now have the option of giving students on full s..
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Bystanders save people from burning van

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- For the first time, WINK News is hearing from the heroes who helped save three people's lives Thursday morning.  A car and a van collided, the van burst in..
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East Naples firefighters offer voluntary pay cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - The brotherhood among firefighters is evident in East Naples, where the union is offering voluntary pay and benefit cuts in order to save the jobs of nine of their f..
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More citizens exercising 2nd Ammendment rights.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHAFRLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- Marlene Walters is a new gun owner. "In the last six months I wanted to be active learning how to shoot to protect myself," said Walters She is not alone. A..
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DCF imposters try to take baby

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Authorities are investigating two separate instances of unknown persons impersonatingDepartment of Children and Families' child protective investigators this..
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Calling 911, falling on deaf ears?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla--A Fort Myers couple says their panicked call to 911 about a possible drunk driver fell on deaf ears and they want to know why! Karen and Ed Cooney were driving alo..
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Occupy Fort Myers gets support of NAACP

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County NAACP is considering adding on Occupy Fort Myers protesters to their insurance policy, in order to avert eviction from Centennial Park. "We agree w..
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