Local family buys tickets on Craigslist, turns out they're no good

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jackie Moffit says she spent $280 on tickets to Busch Gardens on the popular website, Craigslist. The tickets were for her son, his girlfriend and their fiv..
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Brush fire fighting tool is sitting at bottom of lake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- A valuable tool in fighting brush fires in Charlotte County is sitting at the bottom of a lake at the east end of the county. Dive team members from the Charlotte..
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Sex and lies, deputy resigns admitting wrong doing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

Sex -- drugs and lies all while in a sheriffs uniform.WINK News uncovering lurid new details, about a lee county sheriff's office deputy. LEE COUNTY, FL- Deputy Jarrod Heyse resign..
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Mailbox mischief: dozens of Cape homes vandalized

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  A destructive rampage in several Cape Coral neighborhoods and it's all call caught on camera. An estimated 25 homes vandalized in the last few days. It happ..
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A new Town Center for North Ft. Myers? Some say: It's Needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Changing the image and appeal of a local community.  That's the plan for north fort myers.   Lee County officials and a private planning company, are holding a publi..
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Teen accused of killing classmate goes home with mom on house arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A teenager accused of stabbing a classmate to death at a Golden Gate Estates bus stop is heading home tonight. A judge released Jorge Saavedra into his mothe..
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K9 killer wants another trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A jury convicted Roger Jackson in 2006 of killing Lee County K9 officer Alko, and stabbing his handler, Officer Frank Glover. Today, Jackson says he deserves..
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16,000 acre Florida wildfire only 25% contained

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SCOTTSMOOR, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol reopened a 30-mile stretch of Interstate 95 on the state's central Atlantic coast Tuesday but urged motorists to use caution as a..
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Local turns self in after May 2010 boat accident leaves man dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- A local man turned himself in to members of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Tuesday because of his involvement in a Cape Coral boat accident that left one man ..
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Fort Myers man charged with stalking teen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- At approximately 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a complaint from a concerned mother advising an adult male was stalking her j..
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Locals try to stop Medicaid privatization

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Democratic state Rep. Elaine Schwartz is holding a hearing to dissuade federal health officials from allowing state lawmakers to privatize Florida's Medicaid syst..
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Teacher warned judge of girl's abuse before death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- Nearly four years before a 10-year-old girl was found dead in her adoptive father's truck, a teacher told a Miami-Dade judge the girl was being abused at home and hit on the..
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Space station gets much-needed storage room

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- The International Space Station got a sorely needed storage room Tuesday, a 21-foot-long supply closet packed with goods and a humanoid robot that will remain..
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Man admits taking Iowa girl, 12, back to Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DAVENPORT, Iowa- Federal prosecutors say a Florida man accused of taking a 12-year-old Iowa girl back to Florida and having sex with her has pleaded guilty. A news release from the..
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Former Subway employee arrested for stealing from the store

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Brian Joseph Thompson, 23, of  Punta Gorda, in connection with the Jan. 21 burglary of Subway, 1720 S. M..
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Local schools named finalists in Bealls and Whistles program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BRADENTON, Fla. – Bealls Department Stores, Inc., is proud to announce that 76 Florida schools have been selected by their local Bealls stores as finalists for its newly laun..
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Community to discuss possible town center in North Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A meeting planned for Tuesday night will allow residents to debate and discuss a proposed "town center-type" area in North Fort Myers. The North Fort Mye..
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Thousands gather for fallen St. Petersburg officer's funeral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Funeral services have started for a 46-year-old St. Petersburg police officer shot to death last week, the third city officer killed in the line of duty in a..
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Fla. man on golf cart charged with DUI

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BROOKSVILLE, Fla.- A central Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after authorities say he was caught driving a golf cart the wrong direction on a divided highw..
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DEA sets up Fla. pill mill hotline

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is setting up a hotline in Florida for tips about illegal pill mills. Miami DEA chief Mark R. Trouville says raids and arrests of pi..
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