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  1. At least 1 killed in crash on Burnt Store RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A wreck on the 13100 block of Burnt Store Road in Punta Gorda has left at least one person dead, Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash happened at about 8 a.m., according to FHP.

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  2. 2 found dead inside Punta Gorda homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Two people were found dead Thursday afternoon inside a home on the 1200 block of Royal Tern Drive, the Punta Gorda Police Department said. The bodies were found just after 4 p.m. when police responded to a caller's request to check on the residents, authorities said.

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  3. Fireworks dazzle Fourth of July revelers throughout SWFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Fireworks lit up the sky during Fourth of July celebrations across Southwest Florida on Monday, in spite of occasional interruption and delays because of scattered storms.

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  4. Crash involving semi closes State Road 31 at Bermont RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The intersection of State Road 31 and Bermont Road east of Punta Gorda was completely shut down for hours Wednesday in the wake of a crash involving a semitrailer truck that left two with minor injuries, Florida Highway Patrol said. The wreck happened shortly after 11 a.m., when the driver of a Jeep ran a stop sign and collided with the semi, according to FHP.

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  5. Woman fails in attempt to smuggle drugs into prison under weaveRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A woman visiting the Charlotte Correctional Institution later found herself behind bars after officials discovered her attempting to smuggle drugs inside. Tiffany Scurry, 30, was planning to visit an inmate but she was caught before ever making it inside, officials said.

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  6. a Love did win:a Punta Gorda honors Orlando nightclub shooting victimsRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    If the extreme heat baking much of the country wasn't enough of an indicator of summer's arrival, Mother Nature will make...

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  7. Replica of the Vietnam Wall arrives to Punta GordaRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A London-based advocacy group said Monday it documented 185 killings of environmental activists around the world last year, nearly 60... DENVER - A Colorado boy attacked by a mountain lion near Aspen was improving in a Denver hospital after his mother snatched him...

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  8. Woman accused of running over boyfriend after discovering hea s HIV-positiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Gov. John Kasich says he's still not ready to endorse Donald Trump as the Republican Party presidential nominee. Kasich says, "I'm not... PUNTA GORDA, Fla.

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  9. Charlotte County drug recovery initiative idle in first monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Lee County woman who says she has received dozens of calls asking for sex uncovered someone had posted her name and phone... PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- An officer at the center of a controversial arrest was stripped of his badge over complaints of excessive force before arriving at the... FORT MYERS, Fla.

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  10. K-9 officera s file reveals prior accusations of excessive forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- An officer at the center of a controversial arrest was stripped of his badge over complaints of excessive force before arriving at the Punta Gorda Police Department. K-9 Officer Lee Coel was not disciplined after a take-down in October that left a man severely injured.

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  11. Punta Gorda PD changes K-9 use after violent take-downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Police are changing the way they use canines after a violent arrest put a man in the hospital. WINK News is taking a closer look at what exactly is changing at the Punta Gorda Police Department.

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  12. Man sues Punta Gorda police over K-9 takedownRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man is suing the city after his attorney says he was nearly killed by a police dog in a traffic stop over a bicycle. On October 30, an officer with the Punta Gorda Police Department began trailing 25-year-old Richard Shumacher, who was riding a bike in the dark with no lights down Aqui Esta Drive.

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  13. Punta Gordaa s Jake Noll drafted by the Washington NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Redshirt-junior second baseman Jake Noll became the fifth-highest draft pick in FGCU history as he was selected by the Washington Nationals with the 214th overall pick in the seventh round of the 2016 MLB Frist-Year Player Draft Friday afternoon. With the seventh-round selection, Noll also becomes the second-highest position player to be drafted in FGCU history - trailing only Michael Suchy, who was selected 161st overall in 2014 - and the 26th player to be drafted in the program's 14-year history.

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  14. Father invents drowning prevention tool for childrenRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A terrifying experience involving his son at a beach inspired Russell Rusakov from Charlotte County to invent a device that could save children from drowning. "My own son, at 5 years old, I looked away for a moment and he went into the ocean," Rusakov said.

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  15. 62-year-old man accused of abusing minorRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A 62-year-old man is facing sexual battery charges, accused of abusing a child under the age of 12. John Clarence Thurber, Jr. was arrested after the victim told her family about the year-long abuse she had suffered, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's office is looking to speak with anyone who has knowledge of any additional victims.

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  16. 2 arrested in Punta Gorda for pills, cannabisRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Two people were arrested at a home on the 23000 block of Hartley Avenue following a narcotics investigation, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said.

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  17. Golf Doctor tip of the week: Bring a chairRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A video posted on social media by a mother in Punta Gorda has gone viral, garnering more than 8 million...

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  18. Punta Gorda mom goes viral for Mothera s Day videoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A video posted on social media by a mother in Punta Gorda has gone viral, garnering more than 8 million views in just two days. Meredith Masony, the star of the video, is a mother of three children and a devoted wife, but she also blogs for a website, ThatsInappropriate.com.

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  19. Affordable housing a struggle for some in Charlotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "My God, it's a year waiting list. So what should you do, especially if you have children?" said Sophia Pringle who knows the struggle firsthand.

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  20. VIDEO: Food trucks pulling in to Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The strength, endurance, and mentality of students at Oasis Elementary were put to the test by some of America's bravest during a boot...

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