Father & daughter suspected of stealing from elderly man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's pawn detective closed a two-year old case and arrested a father for stealing a $5,500 ring while an elderly man was in a hospit..
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NHC North Naples Hospital partners with CCSO for training

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- The NCH North Naples Hospital in partnership with the Collier County Sheriff's Office completed an active shooter training session. The simulation sent response..
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Powerball mania hits as the jackpot reaches $320 million

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Today could be your lucky day! Powerball mania is sweeping the country as the jackpot grows to more than $300 million. One Fort Myers store is selling hundreds of..
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SWFL Primary Election results are in

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The results of the Primary Election are in and the winners are... US SENATE - REPUBLICAN -- 100% precincts reporting  REPUBLICAN Connie Mack US SENATE - DEMOCRAT -- 100% preci..
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FWC launches website for public to share panther information

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has launched a new website that makes it easy for citizens who spot Florida panthers to share the ..
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Mauling victim 'relieved' by pit bull ban vote

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A woman mauled as a child by a pit bull says she's relieved that Miami-Dade County voters decided to keep banning the dogs.    Melissa Moreira's injurie..
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1 woman killed, 2 injured in Jacksonville fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Fire officials say an elderly woman died and two others were critically injured when a Jacksonville house caught fire.    Jacksonville Fire..
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Man allegedly threatens his mom after smoking 'incense'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man after he threatened his mother after smoking incense (fake weed). Antonio Raymond Campbell, ..
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FAMU names interim president to lead school

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University trustees on Wednesday turned to a familiar face to lead the university as it continues to deal with the fallout from the hazing ..
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Man found dead in water near Alligator Alley

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man's body was found in a swampy area near Alligator Alley.    Investigators from the Collier County Sheriff's Office were call..
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Lee Co. bus driver leaves 9-year-old at wrong bus stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

LEE COUNTY, Fla - It was a terrifying experience for a 9-year-old Estero boy. Friday afternoon, he was dropped off at the wrong bus stop and WINK News is learning the driver that l..
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Tim Nance upsets Collier Commission Jim Coletta in Dist. 5

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NAPLES, Fla.- Tim Nance has upset long time Collier County Commissioner Jim Coletta in the Republican primary election for District 5. Nance finished with 64% of the vote. He will ..
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Charlotte County DCF worker accused of molesting girls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

NORTH PORT, Fl. - Developing details on a DCF worker accused of molesting two 5-year-old girls.  Peter Crane worked out of DCF's Charlotte County office.  ..
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GOP senators, backed by party, look like winners

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Several Republican senators who had the backing of top GOP leaders appeared on their way to victory in their primary battles.    With 90 perc..
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Mica defeats Adams in clash of Fla. GOP incumbents

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Ten-term Congressman John Mica defeated freshman U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams on Tuesday following a tough primary battle that pitted two Florida Republican incumbent..
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Miami-Dade detective kills suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a Miami-Dade police officer fatally shot a suspect outside a pawn shop.    Police say detectives responded to the business Tuesday morni..
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Trey Radel wins GOP nomination for Congress in District 19

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Trey Radel has won the GOP nomination for Congress in District 19. The former Conservative talk radio host beat Chauncey Goss, Paige Kreegel, Gary Aubuchon, Byron..
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Nelson, Mack easily win Fla. Senate primaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson will face Republican Rep. Connie Mack IV after both easily won their primary elections on Tuesday.    Nelson had almost 80 p..
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Punta Gorda man steals airplane parts for cash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Punta Gorda man is in jail after Charlotte County deputies say he stole airplane parts and sold them as scrap for cash.  The hangar at Shell Creek A..
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Department of Justice monitors Collier elections

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NAPLES,Fla.- Two officials from the Department of Justice were in Collier County today making sure they are meeting compliance with bilingual requirements. Tim Durham with the Coll..
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