CAMPAIGN CENTRAL: WINK News is live with major Senate, Gubernatorial candidates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News Campaign Central is live with all the major candidates as they await the results. Several key state and national races were dead heats coming into elec..
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Blue Martini cleared in drink-spiking investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office conducted surveillance and took drink samples at Blue Martini in Mercado. Detectives and FDLE confirmed there were no sub..
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Amendment 8 vote could change look of classrooms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Tuesday, voters will decide the future look of Florida classrooms. Amendment 8 asks voters to make major changes to the way class sizes are determined in publ..
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Anthony's mom believes in daughter's innocence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony's mother wrote in a letter last summer that she has never given up believing that her daughter is innocent of murdering her infant granddaughter...
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Jacksonville councilman pleads no contest, resigns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville city councilman has resigned from his seat after pleading no contest to selling real estate without a license in north Florida. John Meserv..
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US judge: no Argentine extradition in killings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A U.S. judge in Florida has denied Argentina's extradition request for a former military officer accused of taking part in a 1972 massacre. Magistrate Judge Robert Dub..
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License suspended for trainer of dead greyhounds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle dog trainer, whose 32 greyhounds were found dead in their kennels, has had his license to train and race dogs suspended. Florida's Depart..
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Fla. PSC cuts fuel rates for 3 power companies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Public Service Commission has cut fuel cost recovery rates for three of Florida's investor-owned power companies starting in January. The commission re..
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Lee County teachers, staff getting pay raises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - At a time when most school systems are scaling back, Lee County teachers and support staff are getting raises. Lee County teachers recently received a one-percen..
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Three accused murders in Lee County court Tuesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lehigh Acres man accused of slashing his daughter's throat and murdering her infant son is off suicide watch. Manuel Rosales made an appearance in Lee County..
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HAZMAT situation in Immokalee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - 500 gallons of ammonia was spilled at 925 New Harvest Road just after 2:15 pm. Employees nearby were evacuated. State Road 29 was shut down in both dire..
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Cape Police need public's help identifying suspects in credit card theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two suspects who stole the wallet of a 79-year-old woman and u..
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Fort Myers Police remove guns from city streets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 17-guns from city streets ..
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NORAD plans training drill over Florida Keys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - The North American Aerospace Defense Command is conducting training flights over the Florida Keys. NORAD says aircraft will practice intercept..
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Miami mom gets 10 years for fatally stabbing son

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida mother will serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to fatally stabbing her 3-year-old son in a 2006 homicide. Danqiong Yang had been charged wi..
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Mother bear and 3 cubs surprise Fla. neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAVARRE, Fla. (AP) - A mother bear and three cubs are back in their usual habitat after surprising a Florida neighborhood by hanging out in a big pine tree. Residents found the bla..
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Wesley Snipes to argue for new trial in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Actor Wesley Snipes is heading back to court, hoping to convince a central Florida judge he deserves a new trial because he claims the jury was biased. U.S. Dist..
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Shuttle has electrical problem; could delay launch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - An electrical problem has cropped up again aboard space shuttle Discovery and could jeopardize Wednesday's launch. The trouble appears to be with a back..
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Gulf coast deputy and woman crash; minor injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A Gulf coast area deputy and a woman sustained minor injuries after their vehicles crashed. Both people were hospitalized after the early Tuesday crash. Aut..
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Astronauts cast early ballots from space station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Red states. Blue states. And now voting from a weightless state. The three Americans orbiting the planet on Election Day have cast their ballots. Space ..
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