Two killed in Volusia County boat collision

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 PONCE INLET, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant woman and her father are dead following a two-boat collision in Ponce Inlet. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswom..
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Cape Coral begins CodeRED registration

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral Fire Department is urging Cape residents to make sure their phone number is registered in the CodeRED Emergency Alert System database.  Hurri..
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Update: Three missing canoeists in Everglades City found safe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

4am Update: The Collier County Sheriff's Office tells WINK News the three canoeists have been found safe.  11pm Update: EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. - Collier County Sheriff's Office..
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Two wounded soldiers get first class concert in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Two severely injured soldiers were honored in Collier County.  Earlier this week, they traveled from Tampa's VA hospital to Naples. Local groups are hosting the..
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Shooter identified in weekend murder-suicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-The shooter's identity in Saturday's deadly murder-suicide has been released. Cape Coral Police tell WINK News that 43-year old Ricardo Marrero, shot and kill..
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Memorial Day Brings Huge Crowd to see New Statue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Cape Coral has a new statue to honor service members.    A crowd of up to 1300 people gathered at Veteran's Park to watch the unveiling of "Tribute to a Soldier." "I..
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BP plans new effort to stop oil leak; relief well is two months away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The best hope for stopping the flow of oil from the blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico has been compared to hitting a target the size of a dinner..
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NOAA expands fishing ban area in Gulf; Approximately 74% of Gulf still open for fishing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

  GULF OF MEXICO - NOAA has extended the northern boundary of the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico up to the Mississippi federal-state water line and portions of the ..
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Ft. Myers Beach land purchase vote tomorrow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County may be buying a section of beach-front property on Fort Myers Beach, with some calling it a deal that's "too good to pass up." The cost? $5.6 million...
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Sting suspect who stabbed himself in the neck is out of hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - WINK News has learned that a man who stabbed himself in the neck after deputies arrested him in a sting has been released from the hospital; he remains in cust..
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Wis. man accused of taping kids on Fla. nude beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

EVANSVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin man is accused of secretly videotaping young children at a Florida nude beach. Sheriff's officials released a statement Monday saying the man i..
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Englewood accident leaves pedestrian with critical injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the scene of an early morning accident in Englewood, which left a pedestrian with critical injuries. It was..
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69 oiled birds rescued on Gulf shores; most dead birds not oily

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says 69 oiled birds have been brought to rescue centers along the Gulf of Mexico, with 53 treated in Louisiana. It says crews..
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Gov. Crist signs veterans bills on Memorial Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PANAMA CITY – Recognizing the tremendous contributions and significance of the men and women in the American Armed Forces, Governor Charlie Crist today hosted a roundtable wi..
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Oil Spill Charity Check

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

Lee County, FL-- Some charities are not waiting for oil giant BP to start cleaning up parts of the gulf coast where oil has washed ashore. Before you give your money to help their..
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Scientists warn of unseen deepwater oil disaster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Independent scientists and government officials say there's a disaster we can't see in the Gulf of Mexico's mysterious depths, the ruin of a world inhabited by ..
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Two Jacksonville bicyclists stabbed by motorist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police in north Florida say two bicyclists are hospitalized after being stabbed by a motorist. Sgt. Robert Hurst of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says..
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VIDEO: Teen dragged into car leads to Amber Alert

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Authorities canceled a nationwide Amber Alert issued for a 17-year-old girl Saturday, after the teen was found safe with her family. Concern arose when witness..
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Shark bite reported in Gulf off Tarpon Springs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. - A 49-year-old man is recovering after he was attacked by a shark in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 50 miles northwest of Tarpon Springs. It was around 8:4..
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Hundreds take part in Memorial Day 5K Run on the Green

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Recreation Division, in partnership with the Fort Myers Track Club, hosted the annual 5K Memorial Day "Run on the Green" today. The event was held..
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