Department of Education lauches new web tool for parents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - The Florida Department of Education launched a new web resource today designed with parents in mind.  The new “Success Measures” website was cra..
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FWC wants input about adding daylight alligator hunting hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to know what Floridians think about providing more daylight-hunting hours to alligator..
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Salvation Army toy shop opens Saturday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Salvation Army will begin distributing hundreds of pounds of food and thousands of toys to needy families beginning Saturday December 11th from 9 a.m. until a..
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Thief steals red kettle from Salvation Army

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SARASOTA, Fla - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the man who stole a Salvation Army kettle from a volunteer at the Publix store on Bee Ridge Road, just b..
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Orange County sheriff's deputy shot, killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an Orange County sheriff's deputy has died after being shot during a traffic stop in Orlando. The gunman has killed himself. Orange County Sher..
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Democrats delay action on young immigrants bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have delayed a showdown vote on legislation carving out a path to legal status for foreign-born youngsters brought to this country illegally. Facing GOP..
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Democrats delay action on young immigrants bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have delayed a showdown vote on legislation carving out a path to legal status for foreign-born youngsters brought to this country illegally. Facing GOP..
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Farmer's Market sets up in chilly weather

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The weekly Farmer's Market was a little chilly but in full operation on Thursday.  Farmer's tell WINK News that they had very little damage from this week's c..
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Animal Control looking for help placing hundreds of cats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Animal Control is looking for help placing more than 100 cats in new homes. The cats were living inside an empty home in Lehigh Acres.  The cats a..
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Police seize drugs and guns in bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of SWAT and uniformed officers conducted..
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Burn victim dies from injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - An elderly man pulled from a burning home last Friday night by Cape Coral firefighters has died from his injuries.  82-year old Albert Goldman died Tues..
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Help foster kids at Christmas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Children's Network of Southwest Florida has collected gifts for hundreds of kids in foster care. But in the last two weeks, more children entered the system an..
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127 cats removed from Lehigh home, more to go

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - More than a hundred cats were roaming in and out of a Lehigh Acres home. Problem is, nobody was living there. Lee County Domestic Animal Services spent all day..
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Eleven Cape Coral officers ordered to pay back raises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Eleven Cape Coral police officers have been ordered to pay back nearly $100,000 in pay raises, after a city review found the officers never completed required cl..
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Salvation Army preps for Christmas Cheer distribution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades counties is gearing up for another big Christmas season. The non-profit organization expects to help feed and give t..
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Fired 911 operator soon to be back at work

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

NORTH PORT, Fla - An emergency operator fired for failing to send police to crash site last year is getting her job back. A mediator ruled the firing was unjust because of a lack o..
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Farmers scrambling to save crops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Farmer Mike Greenwell and his crew at 31 Produce haven't gotten much sleep since Monday. They've been covering up their crops and trying to salvage anything..
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Boy talks about seeing man set himself on fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A 17 year old witness says, "He doused himself, and that's when I started really freaking out, I started trying to walk away and he started yelling, come back, I don't want to be a..
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Cape business boom brings jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  A business boom in Cape Coral. A city program is exploding and it's bringing more businesses to the Cape. Of course this means more tax revenue and more imp..
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Lehigh residence is home to hundreds of cats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WINK crews are on the scene of a Lehigh Acres home where animal control is waiting for a search warrant to enter a vacant house that is home to hundreds of cats. Tune into WINK Ne..
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