Man accused of using counterfeit bill in front of an officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's detective arrested a Port Charlotte man after he attempted to buy items at a convenience store while standing near a uniformed de..
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Search continues for the Sanibel black bear

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- The search continues for a black bear on Sanibel Island. It has been sighted as recently as this weekend in residential areas.The bear has never come close enough to..
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Man accused of hitting, stabbing victim with golf club

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Matthew Kolesar was arrested on Saturday after being accused of hitting another man with a golf club, causing it to break, and then attempting to stab the victim ..
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Crash on sb I75 in Bonita causes partially roadblock

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A second crash in Bonita Springs caused traffic delays on I-75 Monday morning. The crash caused a roadblock in the right lane of southbound I-75 near mile mar..
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Va. man makes 2 rescues in 2 days in Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Virginia man in Florida for a summer vacation is being credited with making two rescues in two days.    Gus Hertz was in the Tampa Bay ..
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Homeless man challenging 2 universities in court

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A homeless man with his eyes set on a college degree is challenging two Florida universities in court.    The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/KF..
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Florida judge hearing Obama ballot challenge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE , Fla. (AP) - A judge is holding a hearing on a ballot challenge alleging President Barack Obama is not a "natural born citizen."    The plaintiff repres..
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125-year-old Fla. chapel moved to historic park

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A 125-year-old chapel has found a new home after travelling a slow, two-miles down a Jacksonville road to a museum.    The building was ori..
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Lifeguards search Fla. waters for missing teen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a teenage boy who was caught in dangerous rip currents at a central Florida beach.    Volusia County Beach Patr..
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Fla. man allegedly stole truck, rammed patrol cars

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a man they say stole a woman's truck and then rammed two patrol cars during when they tried to stop him near Tampa.   &nb..
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Closing arguments begin in Fla. burned teen case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Closing arguments have begun in the trial of a South Florida teenager accused of orchestrating a burning attack against a middle school classmate. ..
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Calls show Zimmerman instructing wife on transfers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Jailhouse calls show how the former neighborhood watch leader charged with killing Trayvon Martin instructed his wife to transfer money from bank accounts.&nbs..
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Goodell hears bounty appeals from players

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has finished hearing appeals from four players in the Saints bounty case, amid complaints that the process is unfair and the league d..
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NB US41 reopens at Bernwood Parkway after a crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Northbound U.S. 41 at Bernwood Parkway in Bonita Springs has reopened after to a two-vehicle crash with injuries. 
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Police arrest two in mobile meth lab bust

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two people are in custody Sunday night, accused of running a mobile meth lab. The discovery was made earlier Sunday night outside a Circle K gas station..
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Lehigh Acres blaze threatens homes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

Firefighters are trying to figure out what caused a small brush fire in Lehigh Acres Sunday afternoon. It burned near East 9th Street and Scott Avenue. Crews say while the fir..
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Wounded Warrior event in Matlacha celebrates vets, fathers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

MATLACHA, Fla. - Many fathers have served in our Nation's armed forces.  On Father's Day, the Olde Fish House Marina in Matlacha hosted a special event to honor their sac..
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Coast Guard rescues diver with breathing difficulty

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. — An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater medically evacuated an injured diver 27 miles south west of Stump Pass, Sunday. Wa..
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FL State League All-Star Game

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Saturday, the Charlotte Stone Crabs hosted the 51st Florida State League All-Star Game. Baseball fans came from across the state and across the countr..
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Shell Factory wraps up 75th anniversary celebration

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Shell Factory in North Fort Myers wrapped up its 75th anniversary celebration on Sunday with a day full of events. One of the highlight was the popular ..
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