Florida's population growth slows

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GAINESVILLE, Fla - Jobs have historically brought new residents to the sunshine state, but with unemployment still high a new study projects slow population growth for Florida.A ne..
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Cape Police and 7 Eleven partner for Operation Chill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - School is out for the summer and kids in Cape Coral may be actually looking forward to getting a ticket from a Police Officer. That’s because the Cape Cor..
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Attempted murder suspect added to most wanted list

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A career criminal wanted for the attempted second degree murder of a Port Charlotte man has been added today to Crime Stoppers 10 Most Wanted list.Marvin Barton a..
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Carnival hurt by global conflicts, fuel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - Cruise operator Carnival says it expects the impacts of Middle East and North Africa conflict and the earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan to cost the company an e..
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Perkins parent company files for banruptcy protection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Restaurant owner Perkins & Marie Callender's Inc. on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, brought down by tough competition, the weak economy and ..
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Postal Supervisor pleads guilty to stealing mail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

JACKSONVILLE, Fla - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces that Suzanne Quarterman recently waived indictment andpleaded guilty to an information charging her with..
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U.S. Attorney's office cuts gun crimes one student at a time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

JACKSONVILLE, Fla - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill Monday announced his office's proactive efforts to curb gun crimes in the Middle District of Florida. For the past..
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Sun Splash extended hours now start

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- Students are out of school,and summer has begun.This morning we're Kickin' it with Kyle, as Sun Splash in Cape Coral starts their extended hours.   &nb..
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Death investigation in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police are on the scene of a death investigation at 427 NW 10th Street. Officers responded to the residence at 5:15pm. One adult male was found deceas..
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Fla. Dems hope Scott's unpopularity helps in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Democrats think they've found what it takes to win in 2012: Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Over and over again, Democrats gathering for the state..
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Airline to end service from Savannah airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - (AP) - Allegiant Air is planning to stop offering nonstop flights from Savannah to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. after less than a year in the market. The carr..
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Sweet treat for young readers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

A new campaign running at Bennett's Fresh Roast in Fort Myers rewards students who keep up their reading during the summer. Bennett's is offering a free donut to any student in kin..
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Charlotte County making changes in wake of sexual assault at county park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- On Thursday, Charlotte County deputies arrested a 15 year old boy and charged him with sexual assault in connection with an incident at the South County Regional ..
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Sculptor turns rotting oak tree into art

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The old oak tree in front of Fort Myers City Hall has stood for more than two hundred years, but rot and termites turned it into a safety hazard. Instead of dest..
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Highway Interdiction Unit Seizes Cocaine During Traffic Stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On June 10, 2011 at approximately 6:15 pm, a detective with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit was patrolling Interstate 75 near mile mark..
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Obama has challenges in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama has problems in Florida that he didn't have when he won the pivotal swing state in 2008. Florida's economy is worse than elsewh..
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Insect expert testifies in Anthony trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A forensic entomologist testifying in the trial of a Florida woman accused of killing her two-year-old daughter says he found insects related to decomposition ..
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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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