Minnesota Twins tryouts in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Over a hundred aspiring baseball players showed up at Hammond Stadium Saturday morning for their shot at playing in the big leagues. "We're chasing the dream.. Trying to play ball,..
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Girlfriend of East Naples homicide victim speaks to WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - We have new details in on an East Naples homicide investigation. We've learned the victim is 44 year-old Jacquelin Francois. Authorities found a his body inside..
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Florida Highway Patrol closing offices, putting more troopers on the road

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol is growing. More troopers are gearing up to hit the road in a matter of months. People can expect to see two to three more troopers..
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Night vision equipment helps find missing 90 year old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PUNTA GORDA, Fla - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Aviation Unit helicopter, using its FLIR night vision equipment, located a 90 year old man reported missing Thursday night. CCSO..
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Wanted fugitive arrested in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force on Friday captured one of Crime Stoppers most wanted fugitives.Yader Peralta-Rodriguez was wanted..
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Death of E. Naples man being investigated as homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: The slain man whose body was found in East Naples on Thursday has been identified as detectives search for a suspect in the case. The victim has ..
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Deputies:Lehigh mom arrested for not reporting daughter's sexual abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL-  Lee County Sheriffs deputies arrested a woman they say did nothing to stop her husband from abusing her daughter, even after the child cried out for help!We..
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Lee County Sheriff's Office saves hundreds of thousands of dollars using volunteers during budget cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's your money, and the Lee County Sheriff's Office has saved more than half a million dollars with volunteers. And those volunteers are doing more than answerin..
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Chiropractor hangs warning sign for AC thieves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla.-A Fort Myers chiropractor has a serious warning for thieves who return for his AC units. Dr. Steven Atwood has hung a banner in front of his office saying "Do Not ..
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Supreme Court Ruling on Breathalyzers and Licenses Should have Limited Effects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

A veteran local attorney believes the state supreme court ruling on implied consent, will have limited effect on drunk driving cases.   Joe Viacava says the ruling is fai..
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Summer kick-off event also promotes unity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The 5th Annual Unity in the Community End of School Block Party is Friday, June 10th, across from the Dunbar Community School in Fort Myers. What started as a co..
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A/C cages could be target for thieves too

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-Air conditioning distributor Dustin Lawrence has seen the lengths thieves will go to steal an AC unit. "If people want it, they're going to get it," Lawrence says...
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180-acre Bonita Springs brush fire completely contained

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 180-acre brush fire that proved to be problematic for firefighters in Bonita Springs has been completely contained.    Crews are tackling three separa..
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Salvation Army helps tornado victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Volunteers and workers from our local Salvation Army just returned from helping tornado victims in Alabama. It's been more than a month since the tornado ripped th..
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Punta Gorda native wanted for murder in 2003 arrested in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office reports a former Punta Gorda businessman and musician, has been arrested in Mexico. James “Jim” Huden was wante..
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Deputies seek suspect allegedly involved in gas station brawl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to an alarm at Mobile On the Run located at 11891 Palm Beach Boulevard, Fort Myers on Thursday at approximately 2:10 a.m..
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Salvation Army visits tornado aftermath

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Local Salvation Army teams visit Alabama tornado aftermath.  They share their stories of survival and devastation with WINK News.
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Punta Gorda police warn residents that thieves are using new distraction tactics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- 82-year-old Betty Peters was at her home in Punta Gorda Wednesday when a man knocked on her door.  When she answered the door, a man told her that he was th..
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75-year-old Army vet graduates with granddaughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Fifty-three years after leaving high school to enlist in the Army, Don Lee finally accepted his high school diploma -- alongside granddaughter Courtney Jo..
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Fort Myers Beach Bash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

One in 13 Floridians will suffer a traumatic injury.  But a team of professionals at the Lee Trauma Center are ready to help!  Now's your turn to help them out at this we..
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