3 men caught over shark limit in Englewood

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office's Marine Patrol Unit issued three men citations last Thursday for having possession of more than the legal limit of sharks on..
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Lehigh Acres woman fights off attacker with cup of coffee

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres woman used a creative weapon to help her fight off an attacker hiding in the back of her car. Deputies say the woman went into the 7-11 on Lee Bo..
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Suspected jewelry thief at the center of Cape stand-off

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police said the man responsible for ransacking a jewelry store is the same man at the center of a stand-off with SWAT last Friday. An entire neighborho..
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CCSO arrests 4 accused of making meth

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County deputies arrested four individuals for allegedly cooking meth. Narcotics deputies searched a home on Olean Blvd., and reportedly found materi..
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Teen allegedly threatens another student with a knife on bus

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police arrested a 13-year-old Cape Coral Charter School student Friday afternoon, who allegedly brought a knife with a 7-inch blade to school, and ..
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Fort Myers man arrested, accused of knowingly spreading HIV

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Walls

Fort Myers, Fla. -- Late Friday night, Sheriff's deputies arrested a Fort Myers man accused of knowingly spreading HIV.  Chris Cifatte and Corey Lazar have been working on thi..
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Suspect convicted of terror-related crimes arrested again

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Authorities have arrested a Fort Myers man who served prison time for providing material to terrorism, related to a plot to blow up the Sears Tower, this time for..
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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 9 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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