South Florida sailor killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Navy sailor from South Florida has died after being hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Sunda..
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Florida teen marks year since being set on fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Michael Brewer's grandmother says the teen has recovered better than doctors thought he would a year ago when he was doused with rubbing alcohol and se..
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Man found dead in hammock in S. Fla. backyard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy is planned for a man found dead in a hammock in the backyard of a South Florida home. Police say the residents of the Hollywood home found the man..
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Fla. couple buys real human skeleton at yard sale

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida couple thought they were buying a Halloween decoration at a yard sale, but it turns out they bought a real human skeleton. Judith and Mitchell Fletcher..
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Overnight fire at Fort Myers business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A fire started late Sunday at GA Food Services just off of I-75 near Tice Street. Fire fighters tell WINK News it broke out just after 10:00. The fire was small ..
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Rottweilers attack boy, woman in central Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FLEMINGTON, Fla. (AP) - A 9-year-old boy and his 41-year-old aunt are hospitalized in central Florida after being attacked by a pair of Rottweilers. According to the Marion County ..
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Does it work: Dr. Kim talks about the new lipo alternatives

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Dr. Michael Kim talks about the two new procedures approved by the FDA that promise results without the downtime of liposuction. 
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Estero firefighters lend some muscle to breast cancer cause

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Wednesday, October 13th The Edison in Fort Myers will host the "Think Pink" event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The Estero Firefighters will be there to sign copi..
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Relay for Life kicks off in Charlotte County Thursday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Punta Gorda's  Relay For Life  is a national pilot Relay.  "We had the highest percentage over goal from the top 25 Relay's in the state.&nb..
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Possible national foreclosure freeze

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The government is weighing its options after allegations of mortgage fraud at major banks. One of the possibilities: a nationwide foreclosure freeze. This is a s..
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10/10/10 brings hundreds to ''Go Green''

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - With an emphasis on both “work” and “party,” nearly 6,000 groups in more than 180 countries participated in 350.org’s Global Work Party..
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Alcohol flowing earlier in Punta Gorda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Sunday marks the first time in decades you could get a drink before noon in Punta Gorda. The City Council lifted restrictions on Sunday sales in hopes of genera..
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Panhandle tourism officials blame losses on spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Three Florida Panhandle counties say the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had a devastating effect on local tourism.Compared with August 2009, tax rev..
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Killer whale calf born at SeaWorld Orlando

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - There's a new killer whale at SeaWorld Orlando.      A 34-year-old killer whale named Katina gave birth Saturday night to her seventh ..
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Coast Guard team rescues 10 in Bahamas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A St. Petersburg-based Coast Guard cutter has returned to its home port after rescuing 10 people in the Bahamas last week.The Coast Guard says the Nantucket ..
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Crooks strike at home wired for surveillance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A walk behind the home of 15 year old Pablo Batista and you can see how a group of thieves were able to break into his family's home Friday afternoon. "The door ..
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Hendry County church holds community yard sale to help unemployed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LABELLE, Fla. - A Hendry County church is hoping to ease the financial pressures of the over 20% of people out of work in the area. The church set up shop for a community-wide yard..
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America moves on from spill; coast feels abandoned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Gulf Coast residents say they are feeling abandoned now that the nation's attention seems to be turning away from the oil spill.The environmental and econom..
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Space double: Astronaut twins to join up in orbit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The stars may have finally aligned for the world's only space sibling team.      Astronaut Scott Kelly is circling the planet, ..
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Home burglary caught by surveillance camera

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is searching for several suspects in a home burglary that was caught on surveillance camera.The burglary was reported Friday afte..
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