Sink tells Fla. Dems she's "not going away"

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Alex Sink is telling Democrats she's not going away. Sink, who narrowly lost her bid for governor in November, told party activists at a meeting in Orlando Sat..
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Body of missing Cape Coral man found

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL-- On Friday WINK News heard from family and friends who are mourning the loss of someone they say, “brought light to the world." The body of Cape Coral man Erik Do..
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Downtown Cape businesses banking on Art Fest crowds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A portion of downtown Cape Coral is shutdown, as hundreds of vendors set up for the city's annual Art Fest. The event is expected to draw in about 40,000 people t..
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Body of missing Cape Coral man found

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The body of a missing Cape Coral man who disappeared off the Coast of Costa Rica was recovered Friday.  After a 3-day search, Erik Downes' body was recovere..
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Officials search for stolen car with toddler in it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Gulf coast authorities are searching for a car that was stolen with a toddler in the back seat. Police are searching for a rented 2010 Red Dodge Charger..
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New pill mill initiative

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla- A new initiative is underway that's suppose to put a big dent in Florida's prescription drug battle. Dave Aronberg was appointed by the attorney general's offi..
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Man beaten robbed in his home in front of his family

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SOUTH FORT MYERS, FL- A woman calls 911 when she hears intruders attacking her neighbor.The victim's family is forced to sit by and watch helplessly as he's tied up and beaten.Jon ..
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Cape PD getting help from volunteers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  With budget cutbacks, cities have been forced to be creative to maintain services and save money at the same time. In Cape Coral, the police department is u..
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Man holds accused burglar at knife point in his underwear

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- A Fort Myers man wakes up early in the morning and remembers he left expensive tools in his SUV.He goes out to lock it and finds a man sitting in it. Fort Myer..
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Progress at Tampa V.A. Hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

TAMPA, Fla--A promising follow up to a story WINK News started investigating after the family of a Cape Coral soldier showed us startling pictures of conditions inside the James A...
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Crist joins Morgan & Morgan law firm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Former Gov. Charlie Crist is joining the high-profile Morgan & Morgan law firm. The marriage of "the people's governor" with law firm that claims in TV com..
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Golden Apple finalists surprised in their classrooms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Fort Myers – Thirty outstanding teachers from The School District of Lee County were surprised in their classrooms today as The Foundation for Lee County Pu..
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Dreams for Sale film shows another side of Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lehigh Acres has been at the center of the nation's foreclosure crisis for years. And now, it's become the center of a documentary showcasing the strength and ..
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Burglary suspect sought after scuffle with homeowner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a desperate burglar that was caught in the act but managed to get away. On Thursday, D..
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Update: Matlacha bridge back open

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Matlacha bridge that was closed for two hours has been back open. There were construction materials blocking the road.   Trust WINK News for the latest updates.
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Oil still fouling La. marshes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PORT SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster remains in marshes off the coast of Louisiana, where officials renewed complaints Friday about the cleanup effort b..
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Downes' family releases statement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Downes' family statement: "The family of Erik Downes would like to extend thanks and appreciation for the overwhelming support and concern that has been extended to them by family,..
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Local Red Sox fans worry scalpers will buy up tickets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- By Friday morning, more than 50 people were in line to purchase Red Sox spring training tickets that go on sale Saturday, January 8th. A small crowd has been gat..
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Mesac Damas asks to represent himself at trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES-- A local man accused of killing his family wants to represent himself during his first-degree murder trial. Collier County Circuit Judge Frank Baker on Friday told 34-year-..
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Local man arrested after dealing drugs in the presence of a child

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY-- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a Riverwood community man for dealing Oxycodone and Roxicodone pills from his home and anothe..
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