Pakistan's president denies harboring bin Laden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's leader denied suggestions that his country's security forces sheltered Osama bin Laden as Britain demanded Tuesday that Islamabad answer for ..
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Florida budget negotiators reach spending accord

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Budget leaders have resolved spending issues dividing the Florida House and Senate. The breakthrough came Tuesday. The deal sets the stage for an on-time f..
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National Immigration groups weigh Fla. boycott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE (AP) - National civil rights and Latino groups are monitoring the Florida legislature's immigration debate and say they're weighing a boycott of the Sunshine State depe..
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'Topless' car wash raises money for veterans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cars lined up in Cape Coral on Sunday for a topless car wash! It's not exactly what you're probably thinking. A fundraiser at Village Square Car Wash would only c..
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10-foot gator chomps on Fla. deputy's cruiser

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A 10-foot-long alligator has taken a bite out of a Florida deputy sheriff's cruiser. Authorities say Alachua County Deputy Victor Borrero spotted the gator..
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Man gets 6 months prison for Fla. airport primers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been sentenced in Florida to six months in federal prison after admitting that he illegally transported bullet primers in luggage that ignited ..
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Kids help moms in need for Mother's Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Students at one Fort Myers school are thinking about more than just their own moms this Mother's Day. Wellington Academy students have teamed up with the moving ..
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Respect for law camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The annual Respect for Law Enforcement Camp is planned for June 16 - 19th.  The cost is $75 and applications must be returned by June 3.  The four-day, t..
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Naples man reacts to Bin Laden death, says unusual tie is broken

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

NAPLES, FL - Rudi Dekkers says, "The head of the snake has been cut off but the tail remains." Dekkers, a former flight instructor and aviation business owner has lived under the s..
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Airport concerns after the killing of Osama bin Laden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers, Fla.--      Law enforcement officials across the country are on high alert following the killing of Osama bin Laden.    Th..
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News of bin Laden's death awakens painful memories for Naples man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - Osama bin Laden is forever linked to September 11th attacks. But al-Qaeda is also responsible for several other terror attacks that killed Americans. In 1993, 6 peop..
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Family of SWFL 9/11 victim reacts to Osama bin Laden's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Southwest Florida woman was among the thousands killed in New York on 9/11.  Following news of Osama Bin Laden's death Sunday, family members say they're ..
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SWFL artist creates sculpture from ground zero concrete

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The death of the mastermind of 9-11, Osama Bin Laden,  is creating new inspiration for one Southwest Florida artist.  Sculptor San Priest is creating a ..
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CALL FOR ACTION: EBT cards used thousands of miles from Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A WINK News Call for Action investigation follows your tax dollars and finds they are not always staying in the sunshine state! Needy families in Florida that a..
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Family of Cape soldier reacts to news Bin Laden is dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The war in Afghanistan has injured thousands of American soldiers. Monday we caught up with the family of Private First Class Corey Kent. The Cape Coral sol..
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Military families react to Bin Laden's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Southwest Florida woman has three extra reasons to smile tonight. The mother of three children in the military says the death of Osama Bin Laden is a landmark i..
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Groundbreaking for park to honor soldiers falls on important day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It couldn't have happened on a more poignant day, a veteran's group in Marco Island break ground on a new park honoring soldiers. Seven years in the making a..
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Florida House passes virtual learning expansion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House has passed legislation to expand virtual learning in the state. The chamber voted 98-19 for the bill (HB 7197) on Monday. It goes to the S..
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Risk of rip currents along Florida's east coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State emergency management officials are urging beachgoers along Florida's east coast to beware of dangerous rip currents. Officials say there is a high ri..
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DOF: Severe year for wildfires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Division of Forestry released the number of wildfires Collier, Lee and Hendry counties had compared to the number last year. Below is the breakdown of wildfires by county from Janu..
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