Law enforcement on the hunt for illegal handicapped parking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, Fl - Some in law enforcement say it's frustrating: pulling up next to cars illegally parked in handicapped spaces, but having few legal methods of finding out if the ha..
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Lee Memorial Hospital ranked the best of the best

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee Memorial Hospital is among the top 100 hospitals in the nation.  That's according to Health Grades 2012 America's Best Hospitals report.The hospital is..
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Fort Myers man charged with lewd & lascivious molestation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Fort Myers man is in the Lee County jail charged with lewd and lascivious molestation on a child under 12 years old.David Wesley Rodriguez, 57, was arrested o..
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Multi-agency insurance fraud bust leads to arrests in Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A major insurance fraud bust in Cape Coral lands four people in handcuffs.  Wednesday, Cape Coral police joined forces with state and federal agencies for ..
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Cape Coral man wants to pay police to catch speeding boaters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- Cape Coral residents are pleading with boaters to slow down in area canals. One man is so passionate about this, he says he will pay police out of pocket to ca..
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Blue Angels soar over Punta Gorda

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - If you live around Charlotte County, you've likely heard and maybe felt the rumble of jets flying overhead. The Florida International Air Show is this weekend a..
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North Port man says video shows police violating his rights

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NORTH PORT, Fla. - A North Port man has his cell phone back after a run-in with police officers. Stephen Horrigan was thrown in jail, and his phone was confiscated, after he used i..
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'Stand your ground' defense may fall flat for shooter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The co-author of Florida's "Stand your ground" law says the law was never intended to protect the aggressors in confrontations. State Rep. Dennis Baxley, (R) Oca..
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Attorney: Working on plea deal for Alex Crain

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News has learned a Collier County teen accused of killing his parents, will enter a plea when he goes to court next month.Alex Crain's attorney told WIN..
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Crash sends vehicle into a Ft. Myers ditch

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A vehicle ended up in a steep ditch at MLK and Veronica Shoemaker on Wednesday afternoon. A green Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on Veronica Shoemaker, whi..
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Multi-agency insurance fraud bust leads to several arrests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies worked in conjunction to arrest several individuals connected with fraudulent insurance schemes happening i..
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Accused murderer speaks out against judge & delays trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The man accused in two Lee County murders is making some shocking accusations of his own. Brian Casey told a judge that prosecutors have altered discovery in the..
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I-75 re-opened after crash in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- An accident at mile marker 109 on northbound I-75 left all lanes of traffic blocked Wednesday afternoon. Though the roadway has been cleared, traffic is very ..
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Woman accused of cashing dead mother's checks pleads guilty

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers woman accused of cashing in her dead mother's Social Security checks was back in court Wednesday. Gail Andrews is accused of cashing in an estimated ..
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Parents of dead Fla. teen to appear at NYC march

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The parents of a black teenager who was shot to death by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida are set to attend a march in his memory Wednesday night in Union Sq..
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Mom arrested on drug and child neglect charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics detectives arrested a Port Charlotte mother of two small children on drug and child abuse charges. Kimberly Ann Crews, 27..
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Cabinet approves $580K to buy land near mansion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet are spending $580,000 for two parcels of land next to the home of former Gov. Leroy Collins - adjacent to the governor's ma..
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Miami takes over Jimbo's, backdrop to 'Flipper'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The city of Miami has taken over a ramshackle bar that served as a backdrop to movies and TV shows such as "Flipper" for nearly 60 years.    City Manage..
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Jury selection continues in tourist slaying case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Jury selection in the trial of a 17-year-old who is accused of killing two British tourists will extend into a third day.    Shawn Tyson is fac..
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Group says children were abused at Fla. jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A civil rights group says it is filing a federal lawsuit on behalf of Florida children who were abused while being housed in an adult jail.    The..
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