Injured Cape Coral soldier back in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - WINK News just learned Corey Kent is back in Florida. The Cape Coral native was critically injured in Afghanistan in July. After months of surgeries and therapy ..
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Dozens of sea turtles rescued from oil spill released in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - 37 sea turtles rescued from the Gulf oil spill are now calling Collier County home. "it was a very small amount, but very sticky," said Dan Conklin, Seaworld..
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ONLY ON WINK: Doctor accused of running pill mill gives WINK access to her office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County doctor under investigation for allegedly running a pill mill is talking to WINK News. Doctor Jacinta Gillis' staff gave WINK News unprecedented acce..
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Rick Scott campaigns in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - We're just more than two weeks away from the start of early voting and with most polls showing a dead race between Rick Scott and Alex Sink. The Republican..
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NEW DETAILS: Mom who took pictures of sex with kids talks to deputies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALVA, Fla. - An Alva woman is arrested for molesting two children. Deputies say Candice Miller was caught with about 1,000 pornographic pictures showing her and the children partic..
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Teen gets life for fatal robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A teen has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing a Jacksonville man during a robbery. A Duval County judge sentenced 17-year-old Thomas Di..
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Florida class size amendment challenge rejected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a teachers union's challenge to a ballot issue that would loosen the state's class size limits. The unanimous ruling..
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Obama won't sign foreclosure docs bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will not sign a bill that would allow foreclosure and other documents to be accepted among multiple states. Consumer a..
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Consumers cut credit card borrowing for 24th month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer borrowing fell again in August as consumers cut back on credit card use for the 24th consecutive month. The Federal Reserve says that borrowing by consum..
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Girl's death investigated as possible overdose

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Central Florida authorities are investigating the death of a 14-year-old girl who they say may have died from a prescription pill overdose. The Orange County S..
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DEP officer injured in traffic stop identified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Police have identified the agent with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) who was injured in a shooting after a traffic stop in Miami. Police say ..
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How to secure your wireless network

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Securing your Wireless Network from Practically Networked: These days wireless networking products are so ubiquitous and inexpensive that just about anyone can set up a WLAN in a m..
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Charlotte County detectives raid home; methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia seized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit raided a Tropical Gulf Acres (South of Punta Gorda) home this morning and seized methamphetamine and various drug..
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Hodges University plans expansion thanks to surge in students

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The down economy has an upside for higher education in Southwest Florida. Hodges University is seeing numbers soar - even launching a new $12 million dollar..
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Crime prevention events come to Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit are joining forces with local citizens and businesses to "Celebrate Safe Communities." &nbs..
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Student shot at school bus stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy Tampa boy is being treated at a hospital after being shot in the arm at a school bus stop. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says it hap..
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Fingerprints lead to arrest of Charlotte County 'carhopper'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Curtis Dwayne Butler III, 18, Punta Gorda, after his fingerprints matched and tying him into the ..
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West Nile virus confirmed in Desoto County resident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. - Florida Department of Health (DOH), DeSoto County Health Department has confirmed West Nile virus in a resident of DeSoto County. Surveillance has shown that ..
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White House says it didn't withhold oil spill info

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is pushing back against accusations that the administration blocked government scientists from telling the public just how bad the BP oil spill co..
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Man, 82, tells police he beat, killed girlfriend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An 82-year-old man from Delray Beach is being questioned after he told authorities he beat and killed his girlfriend during a fight at their home. The uni..
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