Deputies bust three drug houses in three days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Sheriff's deputies busted three drug house in Collier in the past week.  One was the biggest grow house take down in the county's history. The latest bu..
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Scott makes campaign push in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - GOP candidate Rick Scott made a stop in southwest Florida to continue as he tries to gain ground in a governors race that has 44 days left. In the latest CNN poll, S..
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Paper: Thousands of dead, felons still on voter rolls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A newspaper investigation shows that thousands of dead people and convicted felons remain on Florida's voter registration rolls.The South Florida Sun-S..
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Florida public universities may adopt flat tuition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Full-time students at Florida's public universities may soon be paying a flat rate for tuition, no matter how many classes they take.      The..
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Gulf oil well plugged for good

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP's blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has finally been killed once and for all, five months after an explosion sank a drilling rig and led to the worst o..
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Dogs rescued from oil spill Gulf looking for new home in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

NAPLES, Fla. - The Naples Humane Society added five new members to its family and just how these four legged friends made the trip to Southwest Florida is sure to break your heart...
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Fort Myers runaway returns to U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers teen has returned to the united states after running away to brazil with her boyfriend.Family says 15 year-old Samantha Hernandez used a fake passpo..
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Cape Coral firefighters argue against city's pay cut plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral firefighters and residents united Saturday to send a message to city council members: do not move forward with a pay cut."We hope after speaking with ..
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Gainesville church that canceled Quran burn wants to move

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A small Gainesville church that spurred international protests after it planned to burn the Quran is looking to move the church to the Tampa area.Wayne Sap..
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One more pressure test needed on BP well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Engineers say they have to finish one more pressure test to ensure the cement seal on BP's blown-out well will hold.      &nbs..
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Inside the mind of an alleged killer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News obtained a jailhouse phone call from the man who allegedly slit the throats of his wife and five children.  Mesac Damas apparently admitt..
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Record breaking hot summer in Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - This summer has been the hottest summer on record for Southwest Florida. The average temperature for June, July, and August was 84 degrees - day and night combin..
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Samir Cabrera could be released from prision very soon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Samir Cabrera could be released from prison as early as next week. Cabrera will have to resign his original 100,000 bond. The defense wants all charges dropped, ..
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Punta Gorda cat controversy gets solution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - The fur was flying over a cat controversy in Punta Gorda, but it seems all has been resolved. Fishermen's Village is a popular tourist hot spot, so naturally, ..
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Abused dog offered second shot at life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You may remember the story of a North Fort Myers dog stabbed by it's owner back in May. The owner was charged with animal cruelty, but now a happy ending fo..
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Plane with landing gear problems lands safely at Page Field

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PAGE FIELD - A small plane had problems with its landing gear at Page Field Friday afternoon. The dual engine Piper Seneca had two people on board. Emergency vehicles were on scene..
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No hot water for laundry leaves condo resident steaming

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A condo unit owner is steaming mad saying her association is going too far to save money.  The Homeowner Association board is turning off the hot water to t..
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More demands to cut down oak tree at old courthouse in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - There are more demands to cut down the huge oak tree in front of the old courthouse in Fort Myers. Experts said the tree is rotting and two huge branches have br..
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Cape Coral neighborhood scene of crime spree... again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral neighborhood is the scene of a crime spree for the second time this week. Several people living along SE 17th Avenue said their cars were burglarize..
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Cape Coral employees may take furloughs next year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Monday, Cape Coral leaders will discuss extending furloughs for another year. The furloughs would be for non-union city employees making more than 50,000 dollars..
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