3 arrested for allegedly stealing from Salvation Army

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-  A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy on patrol witnessed three people Wednesday at 10:22 p.m., stealing from a Salvation Army donation bin at 2120 Lovela..
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Traffic stop leads to arrest of man in possession of 10 pounds of marijuana

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's K9 deputy stopped a man for speeding that resulted in seizure of 10 pounds of marijuana, $3,850 in cash and seizure of his car...
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New on Youtube

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

Jennifer Stacy gives us a look at some of the most-viewed Youtube videos of the moment. A motorcycle crash goes from shocking to funny, President Obama comforts a crying baby,..
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Cape cops take pay cut with new contract

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The City of Cape Coral and the Cape Coral Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 33 have reached tentative contract agreements for both the Police Lieutenants unit as w..
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More people turn to social media for disaster information

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- More people are turning to technology and social media for their information, even in disaster situations. A new poll shows one in two people would use social m..
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Locals react to President Obama's speech regarding soldiers coming home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- Local veterans and political parties weighed in on President Obama's speech Wednesday night. Some said they're disappointed in the speech, saying it gave us no dir..
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Divided Opinions on Troop Pull-out from Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Southwest Floridians who've lost loved ones in the war in Afghanistan are reacting in different ways to the troop pull-out, to be announced by President Obama Weds. evening. "I thi..
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Families touched by the war in Afghanistan wait for withdrawal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- The family of a Southwest Florida soldier seriously injured while on serving in Afghanistan will be watching President Obama's Address to the Nation Wednesday ni..
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Python slithers into Fort Myers yard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

When Scott Flavelle got a call Ttuesday night to remove a snake from a Fort Myers home, he had no idea what he was in for. "I thought it was probably going to be a small snake. A b..
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New milestone in construction of Marco Island's new Jolley Bridge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Marco Island is celebrating a major milestone in the construction of it's new bridge. Crews are putting the final touches on the new Jolley Bridge this week and..
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City Councilman reacts to withdrawal plan as son serves first tour of duty in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers city councilman Tom Leonardo is reacting to the president's plan just weeks after his son Tim began his first tour of duty in Afghanistan. Leonardo say..
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LCSO asks for help finding suspects who stole from Estero grandmother

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects who ripped off an 85-year-old grandmother while she was..
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Several fires burn in Charlotte Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Cape Coral firefighters are working to put out a Charlotte County fire between Burnt Store Road and US 41 just south of Zemel Road. The area consists o..
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Search underway for North Port killer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

NORTH PORT, Fla - The search is on for a gunman who killed a man and injured a woman. It happened at a North Port home late Tuesday night. Investigators were on scene all nigh..
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Funding merit pay in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A merit pay plan in South Florida could help the Lee County School District find money for performance pay for teachers.  The Miami-Dade County School Distr..
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Collier Co. brush fire burns 42 acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A brush fire at Corkscrew Road and Wildcat Drive in Immokalee burned 42 acres Tuesday night, according to Division of Forestry. The fire has sparked up since,..
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Deadly shooting investigation in North Port

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: The name of the deceased victim is Robert Mann, 32, and the name of the victim who was treated for a gunshot wound is Katrina Stoner, 28. Both ..
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Scott signs bill to cut $210M in water taxes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Wednesday intended to cut property taxes paid to the state's water management districts, but the move also will likely to..
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Last space shuttle crew practices for July launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The four astronauts who will bid goodbye to the space shuttle program are practicing at the launch pad this week for their July 8 send-off. Commander Ch..
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Trailer fire leaves Suncoast Estates family homeless

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

Wink News on the scene of breaking news-- a Suncoast Estates family is homeless after a fire rips through through their trailer.  The fire broke out around 4:40 this morning.&..
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