Fla. Gov. Scott wants to look at changes to FCAT

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott says he wants to take a look at changes in Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, saying that testing is necessary but there might be too..
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Missing child alert cancelled for Michael Robinson

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UPDATE: Michael Robinson has been located safely. A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for Michael Robinson. Michael was last seen wearing a black t-shirt with a skull emb..
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Judge to interview jurors in burned teen case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge has decided to interview a jury that convicted a teenager of battery in an attack in which a classmate was set on fire. The South ..
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Search leads FMPD to drugs, 1 arrest made

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 35-year-old Henry Leonard Sr. for possession of marijuana with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia aftersearching 3..
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Inmate charged with a string of business burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a man in jail with another in a string of business burglaries in the Port Charlotte area. Sean Patrick Allen-Co..
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Woman accused of past Port Charlotte home burglary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Warrant Squad arrested a North Port woman Thursday when she was released from the Sarasota County Jail in Venice. She was broug..
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Car crashes into Naples Pizza Hut

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A vehicle crashed into the Pizza Hut, located at 3010 Tamiami Trail East in Naples on Friday morning. The restaurant was closed as crews worked on repairs. Injuries a..
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Plane makes emergency landing at Page Field

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A twin engine plane made an emergency landing at Page Field Friday morning when the landing gear would not come down. The two people on board were not injured. WI..
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Home destroyed by fire in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Fire left one Naples family without a home Friday morning. Firefighters are calling the home, located at 8502 Laurel Lakes Blvd N., a total loss. Investigators are st..
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Fishermen asked to take part in mercury study

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Some people who fish and eat local seafood in central Florida are being asked to take part in a research study to learn how fish consumption influences mercur..
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Victim identified in Thursday night's shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The victim in Thursday night's shooting has been identified as 50-year-old Tyrone Williams, of Fort Myers. At 9:01 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responde..
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Punta Gorda to raise property taxes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Lieutenant Rick Mohaupt has been a police officer for the city of Punta Gorda for more than two decades. "Not only have I worked for the city for 25 years I have..
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Top Lee Co. law enforcement discuss fighting crime

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - With murders on the rise in Fort Myers and unincorporated Lee County, law enforcement is looking for a solution. In unincorporated Lee County, year to date murders..
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Arson Task Force investigates Golden Gate Estates house fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla - The State Marshall is investigating what caused a Golden Gate Estates home to go up in flames Thursday afternoon. The fire broke out on 32nd Avenue SE ju..
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Homicide investigation on Henderson Ave. in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police are investigating their 15th homicide of the year. Police said around 9 p.m. Thursday,  they responded to shots fired at the 1900 block of..
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One injured in North Naples accident

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NORTH NAPLES, Fla - A three vehicle accident shut down a portion of US 41 and sent one person to the hospital. The accident happened at the intersection of US 41 South and 99th Ave..
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Fort Myers looks to make downtown valet parking permanent

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You've probably seen the valet parkers set up at Harborside Event Center and around various restaurants downtown. For the past four months, Crown Valet has parke..
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Fort Myers police investigating 15th homicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: John Conrad

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police say around 9:00p.m. Thursday, they responded to shots fired in the 1900 block of Henderson St. What they found was a man, dead in the street. Po..
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Eight people wanted, 30 arrested in school board check fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News has learned eight more people are wanted for cashing bogus Lee County School District checks. Thirty people are already facing charges after cashing th..
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SWFL company makes global impact

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News got a inside look at how a local company is impacting the world. "What we're trying to do is make cheap energy, reliable energy, domestic energy for Ame..
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