Local grandfather's car booster seat battle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - 1,800 children are killed in motor vehicle crashes every year in the U.S., that's according to the National Transportation Safety Board.  Florida only r..
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Shoppers camping outside big box stores for Black Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There's still about a day and a half until Black Friday officially kicks off, but already folks are camping out to be first in line for the big box deals. It's a ..
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Buying fake items could fund terrorism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In this tough economy many people are looking for good deals on gifts.  But before you consider buying a designer knockoff, consider this: what you put unde..
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Grocery stores packed with last minute shoppers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Move over Black Friday. For area grocery stores, it's the day before Thanksgiving that requires all hands on deck. Grocery stores like the Publix at Colonial an..
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Former Texas rangers hired to find used grease thieves

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A recent rash of restaurants being robbed of their used cooking oil has led to the hiring of former lawmen, including retired Texas rangers, to find the bad guys..
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Supplier settles in Chinese drywall case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A supplier of defective Chinese drywall has agreed to settle its part of a class-action lawsuit brought by 79 South Florida homeowners. Attorneys said Tuesday that Ban..
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Nasa looking at another launch delay for Discovery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA is looking at another launch delay for space shuttle Discovery that could push the mission into Christmas.Mission managers were meeting Wednesday t..
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Arson is the cause of huge wildfire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia authorities say arson is to blame for a large wildfire that's engulfed more than 2,700 acres of swamp and forest near the Florida state line.Investig..
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Crooks looking to steal from Black Friday shoppers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Black Friday is the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. So, if you’re a bargain hunter with an alarm clock already set – know that thiev..
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Cape mom arrested for DUI crash with kids in car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Deputies charged a mom for driving drunk on a revoked license with two children in the car Tuesday evening. Lee County deputies arrested Jennifer Ens of Cape Coral on Tuesday afte..
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Justifiable use of deadly force, deputy cleared in fatal shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - No charges will be filed in a deputy involved shooting that occurred in May in Bonita Springs.  The State Attorney's Office has finished its review of the ca..
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Pill mill rules delayed by new Florida law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new law that went into effect due to veto override is delaying rules to crack down on "pill mills" that cater to drug dealers and addicts.The St. Peters..
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Man arrested with loaded gun in suitcase

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man was arrested at Orlando International Airport after a loaded gun was found in his suitcase.A jail official on Wednesday says that 63-year..
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Scientists explore uncharted coral reefs off Florida coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - Scientists have explored some previously uncharted deep-sea coral sites in waters off Florida's coast.Experts returned Tuesday from their 15-day mission called "Extrem..
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Computer glitch slows down Spirit Air check-in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Security lines around lunch time were moving up to speed at Southwest Florida International Airport Wednesday. RSW does not use the controversial full body scann..
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Vehicle rollover on I-75 in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is on scene of a vehicle rollover on I-75 Southbound about mile marker 162 by the Henry Street overpass bridge. ..
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Oil spill claims process enters new phase

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- 440,000 business and individuals beat the midnight deadline to file a claim they lost money because of the disaster in the gulf. The Gulf Coast Claims Facility Di..
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Brian Monahan says goodbye

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Longtime meterologist for WINK News Now This Morning signs off for the last time in Southwest Florida.  Brian Monahan is headed to WFTV in Orlando.  We'l..
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Governor and Governor-elect pass on Thanksgiving messages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Statement from Governor Crist regarding Thanksgiving: “As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, we thank God for the blessings He has given each of us and..
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Woman arrested with fake bills and drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested Tabbetha Lee Hammond of Thonotosassa after she and another man attempted to buy lottery tickets at a local con..
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