FGCU panty thief arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News has obtained brand new video of a bizarre theft. In the video, the man steals women's underwear from a laundry room on Florida Gulf Coast University's c..
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Naples grandparents main suspects in abduction case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. - Three cars were sitting in Donald and Joyce Byrd's driveway in Naples when WINK News stopped by Wednesday Morning, but no one answered the door. The Naples grandpare..
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Witness: Garrett Kern rambling about being a 'sex slave'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A WINK News exclusive: One of the men Garrett Kern went to after authorities say he killed his step-grandfather is telling us about what happened that day. Kern i..
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3 Fla. men convicted in 8-year-old's slaying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A Pinellas County jury found three men guilty of killing an 8-year-old girl during a drive-by shooting.    The jury made its decision Wednesd..
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Trial set in death of missing Fla. foster child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A trial date has finally been set in the murder case of little Rilya Wilson.    The 4-year-old foster child disappeared in South Florida in 2000, sparki..
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Former bank teller charged with stealing from customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Matthew James Francis, 21, of 9770 47th Drive N.W. in Coral Springs was arrested on Tuesday for Fraud-obtaining property over $50,000, identity theft, exploit..
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Settlement in Hulk Hogan divorce case in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Court records show a confidential financial settlement has been agreed upon between wrestler Terry Bollea - better known as Hulk Hogan - and his ex-wife.&nb..
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Cape Coral realtor involved in federal lawsuit over loan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

This is the second video clip to our investigation into the Pine Island 101 Land trust and the involvement of Cape Coral realtor Greg Eagle in a federal lawsuit over funding for hi..
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Fla. justices invalidate nursing home arbitration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court says nursing home arbitration agreements that limit remedies in conflict with those allowed by state law are invalid in two separ..
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Holiday travel has begun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One of the busiest travel days of the year is upon us. Whether you're flying the friendly skies or hitting the road, there's information you need to know. Some ai..
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Lee Library System offers amnesty program for kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Are overdue library book fines weighing down your wallet? The Lee County Library System is now offering a new program for kids to work off those fees."We didn't w..
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New details in Kern's arrest warrant tell disturbing story

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- New details are emerging in the case against a Cape Coral man accused of killing his step-grandfather. New documents were just released that show what led police ..
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Fla. justices to rule on school funding lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A sharply divided appellate court has blocked efforts by Florida legislative and education leaders to halt a lawsuit over state school funding.  ..
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WINK gets a sneak peek at the Festival of Trees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The annual Festival of Trees will be open to the public starting this Friday. It benefits Goodwill and Kyle Jordan gives us a sneak peek.
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No fine for Posen Construction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Posen Construction will not have to pay any fines, as a result of asbestos, found in a work site. The State Department of Environmental Protection says Posen coop..
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Florida Bar opens investigation on judge candidate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Andrew Epstein says he was disturbed when he saw WINK's video of defense attorney Karen Miller during a murder trial last month. He was even more worried to learn..
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Naples woman reaches goal, honors mother

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NAPLES, Fla.- Lindsey Meeks' business, Duck Tape Creations, took off online five months ago. It was just what she needed after losing her mother Patty to cancer. "As silly as ..
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Get the best deal on Black Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Blogger Ruth Soukup gives us tips on how to get the best deal this Black Friday.  Check out her blog at www.livingwellspendingless.com.
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Venice man arrested for misrepresenting himself as therapist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested William Loader, Jr., 73, of 3351 Sunset Beach Drive in Venice, for misrepresenting himself as a licensed thera..
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Nuke plant upgrade adding 23 cents to FPL bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co.'s residential customers will pay about 23 cents more each month in 2012 for nuclear power plant upgrades.    T..
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