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Two men arrested for stealing Sarasota detective’s weapons

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested two North Port men in connection with the burglary of a detective’s unmarked vehicle in which several pieces...

Florida company helps parents track teens with ankle monitors

A new trend that may surprise people: parents are putting ankle monitors on their teenagers. A Florida-based company said most of its customers are...
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Weapons stolen from Sarasota County detective’s unlocked agency car

Several firearms and pieces of duty equipment were stolen from a Sarasota County Sheriff's Office detective and SWAT team member's agency car. Detectives were notified...
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Atlanta Braves stadium bringing jobs and enthusiasm to North Port

For the first time, WINK News is giving you an inside look at the new Atlanta Braves training ballpark in North Port. The stadium is...

Wealthy sex offender settles suit, averting victim testimony

A last-minute settlement has been reached in Florida in a long-running lawsuit involving a politically-connected financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of teenage girls. The...
FILE- In this Nov. 16, 2018, file photo workers at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office show Republican and Democrat observers ballots during a hand recount in Lauderhill, Fla. As Florida's elections supervisors meet for the first time since the Nov. 6 election, they say that despite some recent problems, the majority of the counties handled things smoothly.. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Elections officials: tweaks needed, but no major overhaul

As Florida's elections supervisors meet for the first time since the Nov. 6 election, they say that despite some recent problems, the majority of...

Move Over, It’s the Law: FHP reminds drivers to be safe when passing

The Florida Highway Patrol we will be focusing on the Florida Move Over Act. Florida State Statute 316.126 covers operation of vehicles on approach of...

2 dead after plane crashes into Fort Lauderdale children center

Two people are dead after a small plane crashed through the roof of a Florida building that contained a therapy center for autistic children. Local...
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George H.W. Bush remembered by the SWFL community

If you have lived in Southwest Florida for awhile, you may know that the Bush family has been a big presence here, often vacationing...

Supervisor Brenda Snipes suspended from office by Gov. Scott

An embattled county elections official at the center of Florida’s recall has been suspended. Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Friday immediately suspending Broward...

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