LCSO investigates a shooting in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. New details on a Fort Myers shooting that sent one person to the hospital. Lee County Deputies roped off not one but two crime scene locations. One was near ..
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Three men arrested in connection with 'Felony Lane' crimes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Three men are behind bars at the Naples Jail, accused of conspiring to steal your identity. The men are believed to be a part of the "Felony Lane" gang, an or..
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Obama declares Florida disaster area after Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster area for the state of Florida as a result of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Debby.   &n..
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Baby pelicans recover from Tropical Storm Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM SHORES, Fla. (AP) - Nearly two-dozen baby pelicans are being rehabilitated in central Florida after they washed up in the Panhandle during Tropical Storm Debby.   &n..
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Don't fall for power bill scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A WINK News Call for Action warning: if you get a phone call from a friend or a stranger telling you that President Obama wants to pay your electric bill, it's n..
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Southbound Edison Bridge reopens after brief search

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The southbound Edison Bridge has reopened after officers searched for a small boat in the waters below, Tuesday evening. Originally, there was concern that the ob..
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LCSO searches for custom bike stolen on Ft. Myers Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in locating a custom motorcycle that was stolen on Fort Myers Beach. On Thursday, June 28, LCSO ..
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Supreme Court ruling upsets war veterans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Medal of Honor is among the rarest of military distinctions.  Now, because of a recent Supreme Court's decision, it's legal to claim you've earned the h..
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Woman allegedly bites off tip of man's finger

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough deputies say a 22-year-old man wielded a kitchen knife at his pregnant girlfriend and punched her in the face. But she fought back and allegedly bit..
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Spanish-language ad targets Romney over purge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new Spanish-language television ad is criticizing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney over Florida's attempt to remove potentially ineligible v..
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Ga. girl struck by van after Marlins game stable

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Family friends say a 10-year-old Georgia girl struck by a minivan outside Marlins Park remains hospitalized and unaware that the crash killed three other relatives.&nb..
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Zimmerman's medical records released by attorney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A report from George Zimmerman's doctor visit the day after he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is among materials his attorney has asked the judge to review during..
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SeaWorld raises ticket prices at Fla. parks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - SeaWorld Orlando is raising ticket prices.    The new ticket prices went into effect Tuesday, bringing the cost of a one-day adult ticket to $84..
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Bookkeeper accused of stealing $20,000 from local preschool

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Bokeelia woman Monday, after investigating a complaint accusing her of stealing $20,000 in tuition payments from Peppermi..
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FPL warns customers of payment scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- FPL wants to warn Floridians of a payment scam that has resurfaced and is actively spreading through social media and word-of-mouth. Several weeks ago, a nationwi..
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AAA expects increase in travel this 4th of July

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- If you're planning to hit the road and the skies this holiday, you're not alone. AAA says more Americans will be driving and flying to their Fourth of July destin..
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Fla. Gov. overstates cost of health care overhaul

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul will cost Florida taxpayers $1.9 billion a year, but the estimate is consid..
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$10M transformer is part of Turkey Point upgrades

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - A $10 million transformer weighing more than half a million pounds has arrived at the Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant as part of the plant's upgrades. ..
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Fla. teen credited with saving mother from fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - A teenage boy is being credited with saving his mother from a fire.    Fourteen-year-old Hyatt Spriggs climbed out of his bedroom window to esca..
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Salvation Army gives ice cream to Fla. homeless

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Salvation Army is handing out free ice cream cones to help South Florida homeless cool off.    The organization estimates it will se..
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