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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Big pot bust nets 2nd arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

UPDATE:A second arrest has been made in connection with one of the largest pot production busts in Collier County Sheriff's Office history last year. Lenrry Cordero-Becerra, 37, 34..
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More young people are winding up in nursing homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SARASOTA-- Adam Martin doesn't fit in here. No one else in this nursing home wears Air Jordans. No one else has stacks of music videos by 2Pac and Jay-Z. No one else is just 26. It..
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Dupster lid thief arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ENGLEWOOD-- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested an Englewood man for stealing five red dumpster lids Sunday and selling to a recycling firm in the Whidden Industri..
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Space shuttle Discovery's mission delayed again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery's final flight keeps getting delayed. The space station delivery mission is now off until the end of February. NASA had been aim..
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Suspect sought in credit card theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS-- Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a woman who used a stolen credit card to charge up thousands of dollars at two stores within just a few hour..
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FDOT asking for patience during U.S. 41 widening project

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

ESTERO, Fla.- New on WINK- construction crews will begin work on widening a portion of U.S. 41 in a matter of days. The multi-million dollar project will make a two mile stretch of..
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Panther found dead in Hendry County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LA BELLE, Fla. (AP) - The state's first panther death for 2011 has been recorded in Hendry County. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that an 8-year-old ..
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Deputies looking for driver of sunken car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A sunken car is pulled out of a canal, but no one is inside. Now, deputies want to find the driver. It happened on San Marco Road, about a mile past the Good..
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Collier parents respond to new rezoning maps

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Dozens of parents are expected for a meeting at Golden Gate High School to talk about a redistricting map for about 300 elementary school students in the coun..
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Commemorating Secession: Historical Pride or Re-opening old Wounds?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

This week, Florida will mark the 150th anniversary of splitting away from the United States, and joining the Confederate States of America.    Some groups are urging..
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