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Charlotte County K-9 unit dog has success finding missing-endangered people

A hero stepped into action to help find a missing man in distress. A special K-9 unit dog made a name for himself on the...

Rental property scams on the rise; how to protect yourself

Rental property scams are often found on local buy, sell, trade websites such as Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, Facebook groups, etc. With the heightened market...

Fort Myers-area unemployment for May remains unchanged

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced on Friday that Florida has experienced thirteen consecutive months of job growth, gaining 595,000 private-sector jobs over...
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Charlotte County participates in ‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’

Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide. In the last two months, at least two drownings have been reported in Cape...

Family pleads for justice on Charlotte County murder victim’s 33rd birthday

The family of a Charlotte County man who was brutally attacked and left for dead nearly 13 years ago is pleading for justice on...
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Florida Rep. Greg Steube votes against honoring Capitol police in Jan. 6 attack

Honoring law enforcement who responded during the January 6 attack on the capitol. But not everyone is on board. Florida Congressman Greg Steube voted against honoring...

Ronald McDonald House Southwest Florida looking for volunteers

The Ronald McDonald House Southwest Florida has reopened its doors more than a year after the pandemic began. The house helps families with children undergoing...
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Most Wanted Wednesday: We feature some of SWFL’s most wanted suspects; June 16

This weekly WINK News segment features fugitives from justice right here in Southwest Florida. This is your chance to help out the community and give...
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Mom of Englewood teen accused in fatal shooting arrested for letting son keep guns

The mother of a Charlotte County teen accused in the accidental shooting death of his girlfriend has been arrested. Lori Lynn Wik, 46, was jailed...

School board votes to make masks voluntary at Charlotte County schools

Charlotte County School Board unanimously approved Superintendent Stephen Dionisio’s recommendation to make masks voluntary across school district property during its meeting Tuesday. This ends the...

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