LCSO arrests 2 juveniles in Lehigh murders

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- On Monday, April 9, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a possible injured person or persons. The incident was at ..
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Naples man says DMV denied license because he's gay

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NAPLES, Fla. - After David Duseau moved to Naples from out of state, he says the DMV told him it could transfer over his driver's license, just not in his current legal name. "I un..
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Fla. Gov. Scott greets Obama during 'work' day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott took time off from carrying luggage, working the ticket counter and other airport tasks to meet a familiar traveler who had just jetted in from W..
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Cape man purchasing property near Cape Coral Bridge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Drive off the Cape Coral Bridge coming into the city and you're going to have to pass the property. The problem is, its been vacant for years. But one man sees a ..
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In Colombia, Obama seeks to keep focus on economy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) - Putting an election year spin on his international agenda, President Barack Obama on Friday cast Latin America's rapid rise as a business opportunity for..
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Desoto teacher accused of sexual battery bonds out of jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ARCADIA, Fla.- The Desoto County High School band director, accused of sexually battering a student, bonded out of jail Thursday night. Luis Alvarez' bond was set at $50,000. His n..
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Watch the Golden Apple Awards on WINK News Now 24/7

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The Golden Apple Awards will be broadcast Friday, April 13th at 8 p.m. on the following WINK News Now 24/7 channels: Over the Air 11.2 (for antenna users)Comcast Cable channel 205 ..
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Man charged with Second Degree Murder after shooting stepdad

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 28-year-old Charles Dailey, Jr. in connection with the shooting death of a Sarasota man early this morning. Deputi..
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Help identify thieves who stole purse, used credit cards

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Monday March 26, 2012, at 2:43 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in reference to a stolen purse. The purse had been taken from th..
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Marco woman on scooter struck by a car

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- On Friday afternoon, a 77-year-old woman, operating a mobile scooter, was struck while crossing the crosswalk on N. Collier Blvd. at Tigertail Ct. The victim su..
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Grow house supplies tossed into neighbor's dumpster

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Ernest Locke was arrested after allegedly tossing grow house paraphernalia into a dumpster on a neighbor's property. Lee County Sheriff's deputies examined the ..
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Dr. Temple Grandin to speak at autism conference at FGCU

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- As autism research has been on the rise, so has the attention the developmental disorder has recieved. Saturday, on the campus of FGCU, parents of autistic children c..
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Lawyers prepare for trial in Cape daycare shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Robert Dunn is accused of gunning down his wife at a busy Cape Coral daycare in 2008. Thursday, Dunn was back before a judge for a motions hearing. The state and ..
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Irene retired from tropical storm name list

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Irene is being retired from the list of storm names because the 2011 hurricane killed 49 people and caused more than $15 billion in damage.    A report ..
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African Queen to begin daily cruises in the Keys

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - The African Queen, the iconic original vessel from the classic film of the same name, is plying nearshore waters and canals in the Florida Keys again. &..
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Man hit by flying mattress doing OK

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A tourist seriously injured when a mattress flew off a passing furniture truck in southwest Florida has been released from the hospital.    The F..
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Man allegedly pumps septic tank into storm sewer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man Thursday for pumping out his septic tank into the storm drain in front of his home at 2139 B..
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Tourist season ending on high note in SW Fla

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The flight from southwest Florida is under way as snowbirds pack up and head home.    And Gulf coast tourist and hospitality officials say it..
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Atty: Zimmerman bail hearing to be held next week

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Trayvon Martin's supporters fought for weeks to win an arrest after the 17-year-old was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida. Now George Z..
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Obama is off to Colombia but has audience at home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - As high-level international conferences go, President Barack Obama's trip to the Summit of the Americas in Colombia is a nod to Woody Allen's maxim that 80 percen..
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