FORT MYERS, FL.--The Lee County Sheriff's office won't take over Fort Myers Police.Voters easily shut down that plan at the polls tonight.We've been telling you the whole idea was ..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Sylvia Thomsen, a Lee County Sheriff's Office employee; her husband, Robert Thomsen, 48; and Justin Thomsen, 18; were arrested early Tuesday morning, after an i..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County deputies, who were looking for a man with an outstanding warrant yesterday, found instead a house that smelled of marijuana where four other ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- In the first month it's been illegal to text while driving in Florida, WINK News has learned Southwest Florida law enforcement officers have only issued a total o..
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Five South Florida teens - two females and three males - are facing charges after authorities say they participated in the brutal beating and rape of another..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office discovered a dead body at a marijuana grow house on the 13000 block of Freshman Lane over the weekend.The South Trail Fire Departm..
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials have charged an 82-year-old Panhandle man for shooting and killing a mother black bear and her cub. Richard A. W..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County man accused of murdering his family is in even more trouble tonight. Mesac Damas is accused of cutting the throats of his wife and five chil..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested 26-year-old William Siddons around 4:30 p.m. Siddons turned himself into the Cape Coral Police Department in reference to a fatal traff..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department arrested Frank Pizzurro, 41, today, for leaving the scene of a crash involving death. On Sunday, October 20, at 1:41 a.m., the FM..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police arrested two people for selling synthetic marijuana today. Salem Seleiman, 18, was arrested for four counts of sale and possession of a synt..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- As a result of a Crime Stoppers tip, Shanice Stewart was arrested this morning in Lehigh Acres, charged with larceny theft for stealing three carts full of merc..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department conducted a follow-up investigation, based on evidence and information collected surrounding Tuesday's grow house bust and a..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The owner of an air conditioning company is under arrest, accused of operating a telemarketing room, without a license. This is all connected to a larger case the..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte woman, her son and his girlfriend were arrested this morning when the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at her home. ..
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in central Florida say a man apparently kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and fatally shot himself after leading police on a chase on Interstate 95.&nbs..
EVERGLADES CITY, Fla - Authorities on Tuesday released the 911 call made after Sunday's small plane crash in Everglades City. Four people were aboard the plane when it crashed in 5..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Texas man accused of human trafficking was booked into the Lee County Jail Friday. The sheriff's office says on Friday around 8:30 am, deputies from the Lee Co..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Punta Gorda woman was arrested overnight on sexual battery charges following an alleged altercation in Port Charlotte from which she tried to flee by hiding..
GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested 34-year-old Iono Aguirre De Carcer, of Plantation, yesterday after discovering a marijuana grow house in Gol..