Judge questions proof in Fla. terror finance case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge is raising questions about the strength of the U.S. case against two suspects in a Florida terrorism financing case. U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jord..
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Florida man charged in NC with kidnapping son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - U.S. marshals say a Florida man has been arrested in Greensboro and accused by authorities with kidnapping his 3-year-old son last month. Deputy U.S. Marsha..
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CCSO Narcs arrest 4 in undercover drug buy; supplier mom brings boy to deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by Street Crimes deputies, arrested four in an Oxycodone drug sting; supplier mom brought her 9..
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Edison State College students speak out on core course swap scandal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Two top administrators at Edison State College are on leave after WINK News learns they allowed a number of students to skip over core classes needed for their d..
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Business owners notice dead fish in canals near destroyed warehouse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- New questions tonight about about a fire that destroyed Stan's Coffee. Business owners say they are starting to notice dead fish surfacing along canal banks n..
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Dog days of summer taking toll on pooches

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.-- Heat stroke isn't just for humans. The Southwest Florida sun is proving to be more than many dogs can handle. At the Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres, a c..
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New details emerge in fatal Naples hospital shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - While a Naples man remains in jail, his estranged wife is laid to rest today. WINK News just got newly released court documents that tell exactly what happen..
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Fort Myers Beach locals ready to purchase more pedestrian signs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Fort Myers Beach is getting positive results with its ground-level pedestrian signs -- so much so, it wants the county to buy more. But locals say they're ready ..
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Thieves target famous Fort Myers restaurant, take off with thousands of dollars in equipment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A bustling Lee County catering business was badly burglarized. Thieves made off with thousands of dollars in restaurant equipment from Rene's Restaurant & Cat..
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New charter school set to open next month

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A new charter school is opening in Lee County, but without controversy. Lee Charter School of Excellence on Joel Boulevard will welcome its first class of 112 ..
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House fire under investigation in the Cape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-  A suspicious fire is under investigation in Cape Coral and is now being called arson. It started just  before 5 a.m. Thursday morning at a vacant ..
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Drugs found in system of dead spring breaker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - Officials say multiple drugs were found in the system of a Georgia Southern University student who died over spring break in the Florida Panhandle. The Okaloosa..
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Woman found dead near train tracks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of an elderly woman who appears to have been hit by a train in South Florida. Boca Raton police say the woman's body..
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Donors boost Anthony's commissary account

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony has gotten a boost in her jailhouse commissary account since her acquittal last week on charges that she murdered her 2-year-old daughter. Record..
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Man dies guiding wife into parking spot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an elderly central Florida man was killed while trying to guide his wife into a parking spot. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 91-year-o..
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Couple guilty in case of girl strangled by python

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUSHNELL, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida couple has been convicted in the death of the woman's toddler, who was strangled in her crib by a pet python. A Sumter County jury found 21-..
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Woman dies following crash with bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman died following a crash with a central Florida commuter bus. The Florida Highway Patrol reported Thursday that 45-year-old Cheryl Coffie..
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Fla. pushing summer camps for foster kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - More than 500 Florida foster children will attend summer camps around the state under the leadership of top athletes including Olympic gold medal gymnast Shannon Mille..
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Fla. man arrested in crash that killed teen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested a 30-year-old man on charges of leaving the scene of a fatal crash that killed a 15-year-old boy and injured his brothe..
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CCSO arrests drug trafficker on 11 charges in Englewood East home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Warrants Unit officers, acting on a tip Wednesday, went to an Englewood East home at 6960 Mamouth Street to make a warran..
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