Fla. teen shot while riding home from church

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PINE HILLS, Fla. (AP) - A teenager who was shot as her family drove home from church remains in critical condition in Orlando.    Orange County Sheriff's officials s..
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Sentence in Fla. teen burning off indefinitely

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Sentencing is off indefinitely for the alleged ringleader in a horrific 2009 attack in which a Florida teenager was doused with alcohol and set ablaze ..
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Police arrest man who got $1.25M from state

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man who successfully won $1.25 million for being wrongfully jailed is now being accused of attempted murder.    Tallahassee police..
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Man arrested for stealing campaign signs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.-  A Punta Gorda man was arrested today after deputies say he took a campaign sign belonging to John Perez from the intersection of Port Charlotte Blvd. a..
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Toddler in critical condition after near drowning on Sanibel

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning on Sanibel Island Monday evening. Bystanders found the child unresponsive in a pool at the Sanibel Ar..
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CCSO arrests man for stealing candidate's sign

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested a Punta Gorda man this morning for stealing a campaign sign July 26 belonging to candidate John J. Perez who is runn..
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Victim's name released in deadly jet ski accident

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

COLLIER COUNTY, FL - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission continues their investigation into a deadly jet ski accident off of Keewadin island in Collier county on ..
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Dog (and cat) days of summer at Lee Domestic Animal Services

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - August marks the dogs days of summer and this is also a month long adoption promotion at Lee County Domestic Animal Services.  The Dog (and cat) Days of Sum..
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Pictures prove Captain Wally was feeding alligator

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla - Pictures taken by an Indiana tourist are released to WINK News following a six week investigation into an Everglades City airboat captain. In June, Wally Wea..
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Local teens beating the odds with Destination: Graduation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

FORT MYERS, Fl. - Beating the odds.  That's what some 'at-risk' teens are doing thanks to a program called, Destination: Graduation.  It's through the local organiza..
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FBI: wanted Georgia banker last seen in Key West

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Aubrey Lee Price is accused of swindling millions of dollars from people. The FBI wants to know what happened to him. He supposedly boa..
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CCSO ends 3-hour SWAT standoff in Englewood; man surrenders

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office was called to 8364 Roosevelt Street in Englewood this afternoon at 2:46 p.m. following a domestic situation in the home. The ..
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Kissimmee teen located

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla.-UPDATE: Destinee Fields has been located safely. A Florida MISSING CHILD Alert has been issued for DESTINEE FIELDS last seen in the area of the 800 block of Aspenwo..
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SIYA helps former foster children become successful adults

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla. - When foster children turn 18, they're considered adults, released from the system and told they have to fend for themselves.  A Fort Myers non-profit has d..
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Immokalee National Guard unit deploys to Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- The 856th Quartermaster Support Company based in Immokalee is headed to Afghanistan to help troops returning home. The 40 servicemembers were honored in a ceremony..
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Man found dead in central Florida lake

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man who had been swimming with friends at a central Florida lake was later found dead.    The Polk County Sheriff's Offic..
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Early voting begins in Collier and Hendry Counties

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Some people in Southwest Florida have already cast their ballots for the August primary. Early voting started today in Collier and Hendry Counties. Early voti..
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Dog found severely malnourished, near death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla - A dog is on the mend after being rescued this weekend. Someone found the boxer-hound mix in Clewiston and rushed him to the Animal Refuge Center in North Fo..
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CCSO holds cell dog graduation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office held a very special graduation at their jail Monday.Three dogs that had been given to the jail by the Suncoast Humane Socie..
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Inmate allegedly threatens to kill Pres. Obama upon release

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Additional charges have been brought against an 18-year-old Lee County inmate after he threatened to kill President Obama, upon his release. Christopher Davi..
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