Despite tough times, Pine Island couple still saying 'I Do'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PINE ISLAND, Fla. - The recession has forced people to downsize their homes, their vehicles, and new numbers show, it's also causing people to not only downsize their weddings, but..
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Struggling homeowners may find help at weekend workshop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

SARASOTA, Fla. - Florida homeowners facing foreclosure or struggling with a depressed mortgage may find advice and help at a workshop in Sarasota this weekend. The Department of Fi..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK helps put food on family's table

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A woman reaches the end of her rope and turns to WINK NEWS Call for Action for help.  After trying for three months to get help putting food on her table,..
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Former Arcadia restaurant owner faces tax evasion charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - The former owner of an Arcadia institution is under investigation by the Florida Department of Revenue. They say Carl Wiley stole nearly $80,000 of sales tax revenu..
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Ave Maria University asst. baseball coach arrested for fondling himself in public

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies arrested an assistant baseball coach for indecent exposure at a local Target parking lot. A shopper told deputies she spotted 23-year-old Marlon Pas..
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Eight new businesses coming to downtown Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A sign the economy is changing for the better and it's right here in our backyard. In the next few weeks, eight new businesses plan to open in Downtown Cape..
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Millions of dollars for troops going unclaimed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Of the 35,000 service men and women in Charlotte County, not one has contact the local veteran services office to sign up for their Retroactive Stop Loss com..
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New cans at the curb in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - October 1st is Day One for the new trash pick-up system in Cape Coral. Waste Pro has delivered tens of thousands of cans to Cape residents, who now must use thes..
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Lee County towing companies ask for rate hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You might have to pay more in the future if a company tows your vehicle and stores it on their lot. Lee Co. towing companies are asking commissioners for a ..
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Bank of America to halt foreclosures in 23 states

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bank of America to halt foreclosures in 23 states because of document problems. Stay with WINK News for updates.
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13,000 lbs of food distributed to 154+ families and individuals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Near the end of each month many families and individuals in our community face a difficult time making ends meet, especially when a weekend is approaching. L..
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2 teen suspects plead guilty in companion's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Two teenagers charged with murder after a companion was fatally shot while breaking into a house are headed for a juvenile facility for at least a year. The 15-..
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Man convicted of killing 5 sentenced to death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A man convicted of executing five men during a drug theft at a South Florida apartment has been sentenced to death. A Miami-Dade judge sentenced 32-year-old Tavares Ca..
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South Florida man guilty of tourist robbery, murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida man has been convicted of fatally shooting an Illinois tourist who stopped to ask directions in Coconut Grove. A Miami-Dade jury found 26-year-old Bran..
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Man gets 15 years for DUI manslaughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville man will spend the maximum 15 years in prison for the traffic crash that killed a St. Johns County deputy. Twenty-seven-year-old Kris Caudi..
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Officials search for people who fled shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for at least two people who fled after a person was fatally outside a South Florida bank. The Friday shooting occurred outside a Bank..
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Higher monthly water & sewer rates effective Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Customers on the City of Cape Coral's water and sewer service will see an 8 percent rate increase in upcoming monthly bills as a scheduled increase goes into eff..
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Apparent north Fla. murder-suicide investigated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide of an elderly couple in north Florida. A man called authorities just before midnight Thursday to ..
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Police: Man crashes into police horses in Orlando

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man rear-ended two mounted volunteers and police horses in downtown Orlando. Authorities say one volunteer suffered non-life-threatening injuries ..
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AP sources: New vehicles may reach 62 mpg by 2025

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is signaling new cars and trucks could be required to reach an average of 62 miles per gallon by 2025. The government on Friday is laying..
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