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Armed robber strikes Lehigh Acres Dollar General

Photo via Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. An armed robbery took place Saturday at a Dollar General on Gretchen Avenue, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers said. The robbery happened at around 7:08 p.m. at the store on the 700 block of Gretchen Avenue, crime stoppers said. The suspec

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 15:08:28

Armed robber shot ceiling of Lehigh Acres Dollar General before fleeing with cash

Police are asking the public for help tracking a man who fired a shot into the ceiling of a Lehigh Acres Dollar General on Saturday night. Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying and tracking down the suspect, who is a black male and was wearing all black clothin

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-19 15:25:35

Lee County jury finds man guilty of molestation of a child

FORT MYERS, Fla. A 26-year-old man was found guilty of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child by a jury in Lee County. Dwayne Markie Jackson could face up to life in prison when he is sentenced on Jan. 18, the State Attorney's Office said. Jackson attempted to take off a 9-year-old's pants and i

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 20:14:53

Locally Transmitted Zika Case Reported In Miami-Dade

TALLAHASSEE, FL - State health officials have identified a single case of locally transmitted Zika in Miami-Dade County. Earlier this month officials identified a new case of sexually transmitted Zika in Miami-Dade County. That was only Florida's second sexually transmitted Zika case in 2017. "Toda

PATCH - 2017-11-18 01:57:04

Body found inside submerged car off I-75 in Charlotte County

A body was found inside a submerged car in a pond Saturday afternoon off I-75 in Charlotte County. A gold 2017 Honda Accord was pulled out of the water off Tuckers Grade around 4 p.m. The sheriff's office was called to the scene around 12:40 p.m. Investigators said the body, found in the driver's se

NBC 2 - 2017-11-18 22:52:00

Woman arrested for stealing Michael Kors purse

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - - A Bonita Springs woman was arrested for stealing a Michael Kors purse from a Macy's department store. It happened at the Macy's located at 1800 9th St in Naples. An Asset Protection Detective with the store told deputies that they witnessed 21-year-old Janna Barney enter a ch

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-18 22:50:04

Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal released from jail

Photo via Sheriff Troy Nehls/Facebook HOUSTON (AP) The driver of a pickup displaying a profane message to President Donald Trump and his supporters has posted bond after being arrested near Houston on an outstanding warrant. Karen Fonseca, 46, left the Fort Bend County jail late Thursday after being

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 22:32:45

'Partridge Family' star David Cassidy in hospital, 'surrounded by family'

Rep says David Cassidy in hospital, 'surrounded by family'. Photo via CBS8 NEW YORK (AP) "Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida. His representative tells The Associated Press on Saturday that Cassidy is "now conscious" and "surrounded by family." The rep adds that Ca

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 21:58:06

Donating a Thanksgiving: It's the season for giving and local charities need help to help others

KINGMAN - It's the season of the year for giving, and you don't have to look far to find a charity that needs help to help those who are less fortunate. Catherine Walker, executive director of Kingman Area Food Bank, is constantly clamoring for donations to feed needy families, not only for Thanksgi

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

Weather alert: Pacific Northwest Storm incoming

KINGMAN - A storm coming in from the Pacific Northwest will have a minor impact on northwest Arizona, bringing wind gusts of 40 mph to 50 mph and lowering temperatures for the weekend, the National Weather Service reported Thursday. As the cold front passes Friday and Saturday, winds will become bre


Column | BOS should turn off the GVID spicket and let it run itself

Recently Kathy Mishler wrote about huge proposed rate increases in Golden Valley Improvement District, questioning the county's rationale. She provided good reasons why there should be no increase. There are other facts that expose serious problems with the county's proposal. GVID has 1,774 customer

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:59:00

Supervisors to address desert trash dumpers, GVID water rates Monday

HubbleRay KINGMAN - County supervisors are not giving up on prosecuting desert litterbugs, or "wildcat" dumpers who take their trash and old mattresses to places in the desert for disposal. The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will discuss paying a $500 reward to an individual who provided inform

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:59:00

Discovery process in Grogan-Cannella murder case slow going

HubbleRay KINGMAN - The discovery process of gathering and sharing evidence in the case of accused murderer Justin James Rector is ongoing, and attorneys for both sides on Friday said the case is moving forward. Greg McPhillips, Mohave County prosecutor, said he's working on getting copies of audio

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:58:00

Report: Arizona earns 'B' in pretrial justice

KINGMAN - The state of Arizona received a "B" grade in a study on pretrial justice system in America that showed one-third of states failing and several showing promise of reform. The report released in November by the Pretrial Justice Institute examines the phases of the criminal justice system fro

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:57:00

Dear Abby | Friendship fades following criticism of husband's jokes

Dear Abby: I have been friends with "Martha" for 40 years. We live a few hundred miles apart, so I like to call her and chat. The problem is her husband always answers the phone, and he likes to give me a hard time. When I identify myself and ask to speak to Martha, he says he doesn't know anyone b


A discovery while aging: The past was so much simpler

Getting old reminds us that the past was simpler. By Linda Varon I have now come to the conclusion that maybe I am "Older Than Dirt." Once I hit that big 70, I have to admit to noticing a few changes. Over the next 10 months, my parts began to show some wear. First it was the knee. Only one, thank


Police identify man shot, killed at Melbourne apartments

A 20-year-old man was identified as the person who was shot and killed Thursday at a Melbourne apartment complex parking lot, police said Friday. The gunman who shot Devon Sannito-Griesi was still at large Friday and police did not release any new information about him. The suspect drove from the P

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-17 21:13:20

Man struck, killed by train in Melbourne

Melbourne police said an unidentified man was struck by a train and killed Friday night near downtown. The incident happened about 8:30 p.m. on the Crane Creek Bridge, police said. As of 9:30 p.m., police were trying to confirm the man's identity and reach out to next of kin. CLOSE On today's News

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-18 02:23:02

Melbourne Police Swears In New Officers, Actively Seek Those Who Want Challenging Career

IMAGE OF THE DAY:Melbourne Police Chief David Gillespie swore in four new officers this week, including, left to right, Terrence Blackmon, Alexis Harrison, Carla Mercer and Victor Perez to the MPD family. The Melbourne Police Department is committed to hiring only the best and is actively seeking i


Enhanced Resource Center bringing 400 jobs to Melbourne

A customer call center company has begun recruiting to fill 400 jobs in Melbourne. The company, Enhanced Resource Centers, is holding a recruitment event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its Melbourne facility at 511 N. John Rodes Blvd. The company is hiring customer service representatives, quali