FAMU band member pleads no contest to charge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A former Florida A&M University band member is pleading no contest to disorderly conduct for his role in a hazing incident that took place last Septemb..
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Jacksonville teen guilty in fatal police chase

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville teen has pleaded guilty to causing a fatal crash while fleeing police.    Zachary Lambert pleaded guilty Monday to vehicular..
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Medical testimony up in Fla. teen beating trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A doctor who treated a girl who was severely beaten is set to testify in the trial of a Florida teenager who claims he was insane when he committed the..
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Michelle Obama campaigns for husband in Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama told supporters she is fired up and urged them to "get it done in Florida," during a sweep through the state Tuesday.  ..
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Property owner to pay $1 million in woman's death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The family of a woman killed in a drug-related shooting will receive $1 million from the property owner for a wrongful death claim.    The ..
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Man dies after jumping from Daytona Beach garage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies say a 22-year-old man died after jumping from an upper of a Daytona Beach parking garage.    Police Chief Mike Chitwood..
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Beach worker run over after falling from tractor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a trash collection worker was killed when he fell off his tractor and it ran over him on Panama City Beach.    Panama ..
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Former FGCU pitcher, Chris Sale makes Letterman's Top Ten

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

A day before he makes a national television appearance in Major League Baseball's All-Star game, former FGCU pitcher, Chris Sale got to take part in David Letterman's nightly "Top ..
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Suncoast Estates shooting investigation under way

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Early Tuesday morning, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call in reference to a shooting in the Suncoast Estates neighborhood of North Fort Myers. D..
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Glades Co. teenager suffers alligator attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GLADES COUNTY, Fla.- A 17-year-old boy was attacked by an alligator while swimming in the Caloosahatchee River in Moore Haven at 2:30 p.m. on Monday. The boy lost his right arm fro..
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Collier crime down 6 percent in first half of 2012

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Statistics released Monday afternoon by the Collier County Sheriff's Office show crime dropped six percent in the first half of 2012 compared to this time las..
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Call for Action: Former Audubon Cove tenants want answers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Since three fires in a week tore through the Audubon Cove apartments in May, WINK News Call for Action has been on the case.  The South Trail Fire Departme..
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31st arrest made in Lee County School District check scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fort Myers police have made another arrest in a major check fraud scheme involving forged paychecks from the Lee County School District.Alyana Deleon was arrest..
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Cost of Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

Tropical storm Debby pounded Captiva Island. It's a storm residents won't soon forget. "When the waves hit imagine taking your hand and just scooping a piece of cake out of a pan. ..
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Roll Your Own cigarette stores getting snuffed out

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla. - "Roll Your Own" cigarette stores across Southwest Florida are going up in smoke! Inside the recently signed Federal Transportation Package was a tax provision th..
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Stand your ground task force coming to Arcadia Tuesday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The governor's task force examining the stand your ground law will be in Arcadia on Tuesday. The Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection will hold its second ..
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JetBlue flight returns to RSW after suspected bird strike

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A JetBlue flight, leaving RSW Monday morning, had to return to the airport after the crew suspected the plane had a run in with birds. Officials from the airport ..
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Feds approve additional assistance for Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The federal government has approved public assistance for 20 counties included in the federal disaster declaration resulting from Tropical Storm Debby's vi..
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Dean Park home is transformed to its old glory

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A neighborhood eyesore is being transformed into a neighborhood jewel. The historic home in the Dean Park section of Fort Myers is being completely renovated afte..
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Florida Republicans don't want to share documents

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Republican Party of Florida doesn't want to share some documents in the upcoming criminal trial of its former chairman. Party officials asked a judge to ni..
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