Brevard clerk charged with bribery

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

VIERA, Fla. (AP) - The former Clerk of Courts for Brevard County has been arrested on charges of bribery and bid tampering.    Mitch Needelman, who is a former state..
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Warrants: Mother, boy tortured before friend fled

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Search warrants say a family friend tortured and killed a mother and her 8-year old son before setting his San Diego-area home on fire and fleeing with the woman's..
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WINK Exclusive: Lee Memorial bans big bills

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Robert Burns

FT. MYERS, Fla. - Lee Memorial Health System has put a ban on accepting large bills after thieves use phoney cash 3 times in as many weeks. LMHS plans to enforce the ban at least t..
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Citizens Review Board wants fired FMPD officer back on force

Updated 7 months ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Citizens Police Review Board voted tonight that they do not approve of Chief Bakers actions of firing officer Trevor Lehman. The FMPD officer was fired for u..
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Man releases 1 of 3 hostages from La. bank

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

ST. JOSEPH, La. (AP) - Authorities say a man who took three people hostage at a rural Louisiana bank has released a female bank teller and that negotiations are continuing to secur..
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Man charged in murder-for-fire plot

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man who authorities say was keeping a large cache of weapons has been charged with trying to hire someone to kill his wife and her fami..
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Fmr. LCSO deputy arrested again on shoplifting charges

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Former Lee County Sheriff's deputy and Punta Gorda Police officer Gina Wiseley was arrested yet again on shoplifting charges.  Lee County Sheriff's deputies ..
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Mother, boyfriend accused of scalding girl

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. CLOUD, Fla. (AP) - Police say a St. Cloud mother and her boyfriend poured water on a 6-year-old girl to punish her.    The child is being treated for severe burn..
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Man allegedly beats puppy with a stick and kills a chicken

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested Orlando Ocesionieves, 51, of Immokalee, Wednesday evening on animal cruelty charges after he allegedly beat a puppy..
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Fla. man accused of killing wife, posting photo

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida man who authorities say fatally shot his wife - and apparently then posted a photo of her body on Facebook - has turned himself into police.  ..
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2 suspects in Boston Marathon bombing indicted

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Two friends of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were indicted Thursday for allegedly trying to throw away fireworks and other items police say they ..
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Police: Tampa PAL employee downloaded child porn

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Deputies have charged a Tampa Police Athletic League employee with downloading child pornography.    The Tampa Police Department reports 50-year-o..
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PGPD K9 'Jedi' subdues suspect after vehicle pursuit

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A violent suspect, who led Punta Gorda Police on a chase Tuesday night, was finally subdued after a bite from a K9. On Tuesday at approximately 9:45 p.m., a Punt..
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Florida teen dies after being shocked by police

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Miami Beach police say an 18-year-old died after being shocked with a stun gun as he resisted arrest for spraying graffiti.    Chief Ray Mar..
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LCSO cracks down on red light runners

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's deputies are handing down hefty citations for drivers running red lights as part of their "National Stop on Red Week" (August 4-10). Any dri..
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Mom, daughter duo arrested on prostitution charges

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police have arrested a mother/daughter on prostitution charges after neighbors complained of illegal activity going on in their Palm Beach County apartme..
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Dangers of domestic violence calls for law enforcement

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Law Enforcement leaders say domestic violence calls can be so dangerous for responding officers because the emotion behind them makes them so unpredictable. Lieut..
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3 shot dead at Pa. town meeting; shooter tackled

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

ROSS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A shooting during a meeting at a northeastern Pennsylvania municipal building has left three people dead.    A witness says the gunman blasted ..
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Visitors try to use counterfeit money in Charlotte County

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Three people from Florida's east coast were arrested Sunday after they allegedly used or tried to use counterfeit money at various locations in Port Charlotte..
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Authorities find Lee Co. repeat offender hiding in a closet

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested a 20-year-old repeat offender just before 9:00 a.m. in North Cape Coral. Fernando Vega had been on the run for just ..
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