Only on WINK: Animal services rescues cats from home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla - Lee County Animal Services spent a greater part of Saturday trying to round up dozens of cats and dogs hoarded in a home. The corner of Kindly Road and Rid..
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Crist and Obama meet during President's FL trip

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - There was no hug and little in the way of a photo op, but Gov. Charlie Crist did get a brief pat on the shoulder Saturday from President Barack Obama..
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Charlotte investigators look for Moose Lodge burglar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Charlotte County investigators are asking for the public's help in finding a burglary suspect.The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a male suspect broke in..
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Injured Cape Coral soldier now out of ICU

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla, - Encouraging new developments for an injured Cape Coral soldier.The family of Pfc. Corey Kent says the 22 year-old soldier is out of the ICU and in his own room a..
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Arkansas man dies trying to save boys off Florida coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - An Arkansas man vacationing on the Florida Panhandle has died after trying to save his son and another boy in the Gulf of Mexico.Okaloosa County authorities say..
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Steinbrenner's initials on Tampa football helmets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - High school football teams in southwest Florida will honor the late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner by placing his initials on their helmets this season.Hillsb..
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Final plug on Gulf oil leak at least days away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The government's point man on the Gulf spill wants additional testing before he orders BP to finish drilling a relief well that will allow the oil giant to plug ..
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Obama in FL: Oil stopped, but Gulf job far from done

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the oil may have stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico, but the government's job in tackling the environmental disaster..
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ONLY ON WINK: Sheriff Bill Cameron addresses family's 911 concerns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A Punta Gorda family is upset with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. They said deputies just drove by after their 911 call for help. It's a story WINK News..
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WINK EXCLUSIVE: Triple shooting victim speaks out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Just over a week ago someone opened fire at Linda Sullivan's home in the 300 block of Eland Drive in North Fort Myers. 23 40 47 I feel very much in shock. Sullivan is in pain a wee..
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Students of electrical apprenticeship program forced to another county

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Students, many about to finish their education, are now learning days before classes start that they may have to put everything on hold. WINK News first repo..
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Judge says Skype will be used for visitation rights

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York woman moving to Florida has been ordered to use the Skype computer program so her children can have long-distance visitation with their father. ..
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WINK News Facebook fans comment on kids flying alone, no IDs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News viewers went to our Facebook page to comment on this story: Three Jacksonville children bought tickets with baby-sitting money and flew to Nashville on..
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Cape Coral is facing budget changes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The city is Cape Coral's Financial Advisory Committee will make several strict spending recommendations on Monday. Some of the concerns being addressed have to d..
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20 year old unsolved murder case featured on America's Most Wanted, again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It has been 20 years since the murders of 11-year-old Robin Cornell and 32-year-old Lisa Story. Now, America's Most Wanted has requested the story again.Cornell ..
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Cape Coral woman has her pain meds stolen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A disabled woman in the Cape is victimized by a trusted employee.Linda Joiner said Nathan Spanley stole nearly $1,000 worth of her pain medication. Spanley was a..
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The First Family heads to Panama City, Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is heeding his own advice to American vacationers, taking his family to the Gulf Coast this weekend to help the sagging tourism industry. T..
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Public defender charged with DUI, fired from job

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One of Lee county's public defenders finds herself on the wrong side of the law and out of a job. Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested Karen Miller Thursday mo..
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Nathan Lee sues Sheriff's office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NORTH PORT, Fla. - A man sues the sheriff's office for wrongful death and negligence. Nathan Lee is the widower of Denise Amber Lee. In 2008, she was kidnapped from her home in Nor..
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Cape Coral residents talk trash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Trash pick up in Cape Coral is about to get easier. At least some people think so. Starting October 1st, the city is getting a new garbage company. Friday, Augus..
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