Kindness of stranger helps soldier see mom before deployment

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Denise Dewitt was desperate to see her son before he is deployed to Afghanistan on May 3rd. She was expecting a very special visit last month when her son purchas..
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2 bodies discovered after North Port house fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A fire in North Port left two dead and a house in ruins on Tuesday morning. A 911 call came in about 5 a.m., reporting a house on fire on Duar Terrace. North Port..
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LCSO investigates a body found in the Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death at a homeless camp on NE 24th Ave. south of Pine Island Rd. in Cape Coral. LCSO reported that the victim ..
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Man arrested for stealing brass and copper from Home Depot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A homeless Naples man was arrested for grand theft after shoplifting fro Home Depot on Tuesday. Lonnie Heckelman slipped multiple brass fittings, copper tubing cutter..
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Cape Coral woman wins a new home thanks to Fuccillo Kia

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- It was a huge night for one Cape Coral woman. Sara Bramhall is now the proud owner of a new home, thanks to Billy Fuccillo. The 20-year-old and others registered ..
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Mom speeding in a school zone leads to drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy saw a woman driver speeding in an East Elementary school zone at 8:36 a.m. Monday and made a traffic stop that led to multipl..
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Palm Beach Co. physicians discuss women's health

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Physicians of one Palm Beach County hospital will be discussing women's health issues at a symposium.    Financial expert Jean Chatzky will s..
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Customer describes plane crash at Fla. supermarket

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DELAND, Fla. (AP) - Firefighters and investigators were expected Tuesday to inspect the damage at a central Florida supermarket where a small experimental plane crashed in flames t..
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Lawnmower catches fire, injuring Fla landscaper

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - South Florida fire officials are working to determine what caused a lawnmower to burst into flames, severely burning the commercial landscaper who was r..
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2 SW Florida teens injured in ATV crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - State troopers say charges are pending in a crash that hospitalized two teenagers riding an all-terrain vehicle.    According to Florida Highway ..
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Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy observed a man driving and not wearing his seat belt that led to drug trafficking charges. The incident occurred at Fairway D..
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Chips are down but casino proponents not giving up

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL- The efforts to get the issue on the November ballot failed short. Champion Development needed to get 24 thousand signatures to have the issue placed on the ballot i..
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Fishing tournament provides scholarships

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The 2nd Annual Beef's Inshore Slam fishing tournament is coming up April 28th and sign ups are already underway.  The tournament provides scholarships to se..
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Small plane crashes into Fla. supermarket, 5 hurt

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

DELAND, Fla. (AP) - A small experimental plane sputtered and crashed in flames into a supermarket at a Florida shopping center Monday evening, injuring five people and sending frig..
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JetBlue Park's first spring brings business boost

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - JetBlue Park's inaugural season is in the books. The Red Sox are heading north after playing their final game at their new spring training home Monday. Spring wa..
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Only on WINK: Ft Myers funeral home showing funerals online

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Funerals are a time for family and friends to pay their final respects but sometimes distance keeps loved ones from saying their final farewells in person. ..
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Two injured in ATV crash in Golden Gate Estate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla -- A head on collision between an ATV and car sends two teenage boys to the hospital. It happened just after 4:30 p.m. Monday on 43rd Avenue NE, just off E..
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Cape Coral Police ‘Light it Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- The Cape Coral Police Department lights it up blue for Autism Awareness.  The department has partnered with Autism Speaks U at Florida Gulf Coast Universit..
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Lee County Animal Services shelter pets go glam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Some Lee County shelter pets are going glam in an effort to get adopted! On Monday, cats and dogs were styled for a red carpet-themed shoot with Fort Myers-based ..
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Fort Myers man cited after posting anti-Sheriff Scott sign

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A utility pole sign is stirring up controversy with Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott. The anti-Scott sign was posted on a pole in San Carlos Park. Now, the man who p..
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