Federal judge blocks portion of voter registration law

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida voters say a federal judge's ruling on a controversial law is a victory for voter registration groups. The judge says putting a strict time lim..
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Citizen complaints lead to the arrest of 2 on drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police seized drugs and arrested two individuals after an investigation stemming from citizen complaints. On Friday at 7:30 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department&..
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FMPD seizes 23 guns from the city streets in month of May

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 23 guns from City streets d..
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Lexus drives into Cuban restaurant in Lehigh Acres

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lexus drove into Azucar Cuban Restaurant in the Lehigh Towne Centre Friday afternoon.The driver of the car confused the gas pedal for the brake.  A woman..
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GM to provide lump-sum pension payments for some

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT - General Motors Co. Friday announced that it will provide select U.S. salaried retirees a lump-sum payment offer and other retirees with a continued monthly pension paymen..
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Edison State College has a new president

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Edison State College District Board of Trustees unanimously selected Dr. Jeffery Allbritten as the next District President of Edison State College on F..
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LCSO announces major break in Poklemba murder case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- One of Lee County's most wanted fugitives has been captured in Mexico after nearly four years on the run. Working in conjunction with the Lee County Sheriff's Off..
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Hendry Co. man accused of having sex with a pig

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LABELLE, Fla.- A Labelle man has an arraignment date set for June 11th on charges of indecent exposure and fraud imperson, after a neighbor says he was caught having sex with a pig..
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Teen arrested for grand theft, 18th booking in jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy’s arrested a 15 year old boy for Grand Theft; his 18th booking at the Charlotte County Jail. The Port Charlotte juveni..
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Trial date set in Charlotte Co. for former Tesla guitarist

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A trial date has been set for the former guitarist of Telsa, Tommy Skeoch. Skeoch was arrested in Charlotte County in January. He has a pre-trial conference..
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Woman dies of likely carbon monoxide poisoning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an elderly Miami Lakes woman died and her sister is in critical condition after a car was left running in their garage.    T..
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Tampa senior gets graduation surprise

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Sickles High School senior Lindsey Singleton won't ever forget her graduation day.    As her name was called to receive her diploma in Tampa on Th..
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Hotel housekeeper allegedly steals from customer's room

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte hotel housekeeper for stealing two checks from a customer’s room and depositing them int..
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Tips lead to arrest in ScubaVice computer theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  On Wednesday, following extensive media coverage, multiple tips were received by SW Florida Crime Stoppers identifying the subjects in the surveillance phot..
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2 dead in fiery early-morning crash on I-95

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Police in Palm Bay say two people died in a fiery early-morning crash involving a tractor-trailer and a van.    The crash occurred about 4:47 a..
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Inventor's camps under way at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Young inventors in Southwest Florida have their chance to create their own cartoon or movie, learn about recording sound, and recreate moments of discovery throu..
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Local charity with long history in Lee county needs help

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Reverend Israel Suarez, the founder of the Nations Association Charities says the thrift / furniture store on Palm Beach Boulevard may soon close without the commu..
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Early Christmas for Lee County mom and son

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral community is coming together to support a single mother and her young son, and you can be a part of it.Susan Alderman is struggling with stage 4 b..
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Naples doctor hand picked to work with Olympians in London

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - A Naples Chiropractor is heading to London for this summer's Olympic Games, but he won't be competing for the gold. Instead, he'll be working with and caring for our ..
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Only on WINK: Fund set up to help paralyzed man in hit & run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - A Naples man, paralyzed after a hit and run accident, is speaking only to WINK News about the tragedy that instantly changed his life forever. In October of 2011, Hen..
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