21-year-old case is cold, but not inactive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- Tuesday marks the the 21st Anniversary of the brutal murders of 11 year old Robin Cornell and 32 year old Lisa Story. The two were killed in their apartment in C..
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Fla. Olive Garden warned for serving kid sangria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Inspectors say a central Florida Olive Garden accused of accidentally serving a 2-year-old boy sangria instead of orange juice has been warned but not fined. ..
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Navy: Va. carrier move to Fla. still has 2019 goal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Navy plans to maintain its 2019 timeline for moving a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier from Virginia to Florida despite pressure from Florida lawmakers to s..
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Florida State Hospital accused of mistreatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawsuit alleges Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee has mistreated mental patients accused of crimes by putting them in solitary confinement a..
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A Dream Come True for a Young Boy Battling Illness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Twelve-year-old Travis Tate was diagnosed with a very aggresive cancer last year. Since that time, Travis has gone through rounds and rounds of Chemotherapy. The..
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Speed politics in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-   It's like speed dating, political style. Tuesday you have a chance to mix and mingle with city leaders in Cape Coral at a unique event. ..
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Homeowners in Naples have message for those responsible for vulgar spray painting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- Vulgar vandalism is showing up in an east Naples neighborhood. Words and images were spray painted on homes and cars over the weekend. Even though police don't ha..
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Family members of local bicyclist killed react to the loss of their loved one

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The family of a woman hit and killed while riding her bicycle over the weekend is talking to WINK News. They say 46-year-old Tracey Kleinpell was a light to the ..
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Fire destroys east Naples apartment complex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- Several families are without a home after a fire guts an east Naples apartment complex. The fire happened just after 12 a.m. Monday on Washington Avenue. Tenant Je..
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Cape Coral considers raises for council, mayor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral city council heard a committee's suggestions for changes to the city charter on Monday night.  Among the 11 proposals: pay council members mo..
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DeSoto County residents worry about state plans to close correctional facility

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

ARCADIA, Fla.- The DeSoto Juveline Correctional Complex in DeSoto County is home to about 130 teenage criminals and is the work place for more than 400 residents. The state wants..
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Woman with Alzheimer's disease found dead in Cape Coral canal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -  A person kayaking a Cape Coral canal found a woman floating in the water, unconscious.   According to Cape Coral Police Patricia Stiner was found in t..
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Pregnant Fort Myers woman stabbed over 30 times, now recovering at hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News is learning more about the stabbing of a pregnant Fort Myers woman. Brand new details reveal the suspect, someone the pregnant woman knew, stabbed..
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Is fresh from the Farmer's Market fresh from the farm?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you like to buy produce from your local farmers market, a WINK News investigation will have you asking questions about your hand picked food. The fruits and v..
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Talk Spreads of Possible Special Fire Assessment in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- People in Lehigh Acres are reacting to news that the fire district may ask approval of a special assessment to raise money.   The cash would fill a hole in..
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Drivers urged to be careful as fire burns closer to US 41

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

UPDATE 10:50p.m. - The wildfire in the Big Cypress National Preserve has burned 35,850 acres as of Monday evening.   The southern portion of the controlled burn has been ..
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Thieves target SWFL sport motorcycles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Investigators say thieves have been taking aim at sport bikes left in the open at local condo and apartment complexes. Lee County deputies say they've had 4 stol..
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Cape Coral man arrested for allegedly abusing 5-year-old daughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres woman came to the Cape Coral Police Department to make a report of child abuse on April 20. The woman told officers that her 5-year-old daughter wa..
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Casey Anthony jury selection begins in Pinellas County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla.- One of Florida's biggest murder trials started this morning. Lawyers in the Casey Anthony trial spent the day questioning dozens of prospective jurors. She's..
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Fla. appeal court rules for lawmakers in fee case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The 1st District Court of Appeal says legislators can't be sued to challenge laws on grounds they didn't get enough votes. Monday's ruling came in a lawsui..
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