Coast Guard seizes $48M in cocaine on speedboat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Key West-based Coast Guard cutter has seized an estimated $48 million in cocaine after stopping a speedboat off the coast of Panama. The 62 bales of coca..
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Teen accidentally shoots, wounds younger sister

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a South Florida teen accidentally shot his younger sister in the leg.  The Broward Sheriff's Office reports that the 14-year-old boy..
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Rig owner refuses to honor oil spill subpoenas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The owner of the rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico is refusing to honor subpoenas from a federal board that has challenged the company's involvement in mon..
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Fla. Gov.-elect Scott vows to streamline gvt regs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov.-elect Rick Scott told supporters Wednesday that if they support his agenda to create a more business-friendly climate in Florida, then they can'..
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Rick Scott's team wants to revamp the juvenile justice system

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla-Kaley Graham is a different teen than she was two years ago. "I was skipping school, I was going out for the weekends, and not coming back until Sunday night really..
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Heather McDonald of Chelsea Lately stops by

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Comedian Heather McDonald stops by the WINK Studio to talk about her New Year's Eve weekend show on Marco Island at Off The Hook Comedy Club plus what it's like on..
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Time running out for end-of-year donations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Many people like to get the new year started on the right foot. You want to unclutter your life and give to those in need. If you want those donations to co..
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Nearly a dozen arrests in insurance fraud in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Insurance Fraud Nets 11 Arrests And 3 Pending Arrests Collier County Sheriff's Office Posted Date: 12/29/2010 4:30 PM A yearlong investigation targeting insu..
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Man found unconscious in Englewood antique store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla. -- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives continue their investigation into a possible robbery motive of an Englewood East business this ..
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Fort Myers Police search for possible base jumpers at the Ambassador Hotel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are searching for two men who are suspected of breaking into the Ambassador Hotel.  That is the one right near the Edison Bridge and First Street. Po..
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Woman airlifted to Lee Memorial after being struck by van

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -  Firefighters tell us a Bonita Springs woman was run over by a vehicle on Dean Street just after 7pm tonight.  She was airlifted by Medstar to Lee ..
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Cape soldier continues to recover

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla -  A Cape Coral solider is on the mend after suffering serious injuries in Afghanistan. Army Specialist Michael Araujo lost his left leg and nearly his right f..
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Downtown Fort Myers NYE celebration scaling back costs, not fun

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The new year is just around the corner, and planning is underway to ring in 2011 in downtown Fort Myers. But a bare bones budget is causing organizers to look for..
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Gas prices jump in Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Gas prices have jumped by more than 50 cents a gallon the last couple of months in Southwest Florida. And we may not see it stop soon. "Makes me feel like I ..
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Teen accused of killing parents to undergo testing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A 14-year-old accused of killing his parents will stay in juvenile detention for two more months. A Naples judge granted the state attorney's request Wednesday ..
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Woman strangled by necklace caught in massager

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida doctor has died after authorities say she was accidentally strangled by a electronic neck massager on Christmas Eve. Kenneth Gegerson called 9..
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Farmers lose $115 million to freeze so far

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Florida farmers have lost at least $115 million in this winter's cold blast, according to published reports.  And that figure is expected to grow. The ..
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Judge delays burial of former Venezeulan president

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A judge in Miami had delayed the burial of former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez amid a family feud over his final resting place. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Ge..
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Fla. Gov.-elect Scott takes celebration on road

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov.-elect Rick Scott told supporters Wednesday that if they support his agenda to create a more business-friendly climate in Florida, then they can'..
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Police offer reward in hopes of solving slayings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Tallahassee authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for information that might help them solve the slayings of a young mother and her three children. Dep..
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