Motive released in Lee County crime spree

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- We're learning what motivated an accused killer to go on a deadly nine-day crime spree across Lee County. WINK News obtained brand new documents in the case again..
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'Bath salts' not to blame in Miami face-eating attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI- The Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner has completed the toxicology on Rudy Eugene, the man who attacked Ronald Poppo near a busy Miami Causeway in May. The laboratory ident..
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DEA investigates Sunset Pharmacy, 3 arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers pharmacy is under investigation for its involvement in a state-wide pill mill. Seven pain clinics were searched and seven physicians and seven owners..
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Naples suspect arrested in multiple daytime auto burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Naples Police arrested 36-year-old Francisco J. Cerna Olvera, of 5226 Hemingway Lane #2001 in Naples, on eight counts of burglary of a conveyance, four counts..
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Burglar startled by boy found in home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man after he burglarized a home and fled after being startled by a 16-year-old boy in the home. ..
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Judge refuses to block Florida voter purge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge on Wednesday rejected a request by federal authorities to block Florida's contentious move to remove potentially ineligible voters from its rolls.&..
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Hispanics' view of Obama improving

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Hispanic support for President Barack Obama is increasing since his recent announcement that certain illegal immigrants will be allowed to stay and work in the United ..
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Collier schools on lockdown after boy was spotted with a gun

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Mike Davis Elementary School and Golden Gate High School were briefly under a lock down Wednesday morning after a report of a juvenile male with a possible gu..
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High tide being monitored on Fort Myers Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- High tide on Fort Myers beach had people protecting their homes with sandbags on Wednesday morning.  The beach was also a little more populated than it..
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North Fort Myers clean up effort after Tropical Storm Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A clean up effort is under way in North Fort Myers to help rebuild some damage from Tropical Storm Debby. One area sailing camp lost its dock to the storm. ..
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Conditions improve on Fort Myers roads after flooding

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Conditions are improving across the city where some roads were closed earlier this week. Flooding from Tropical Storm Debby left some areas in downtown Fort Myers..
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Gov. Scott monitors impact of Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE - Governor Rick Scott is monitoring the impacts of Tropical Depression Debby and continues to work with the State Emergency Response Team (SERT) to ensure timely and ef..
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Lee Co. Health Department tests standing water left by Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Health Department warns citizens that children should not play in standing water because of possible bacteria and drowning hazards. The Health Depa..
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Completion of road construction in Port Charlotte delayed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Due to weather delays the traffic delays anticipated on Loveland Boulevard between Midway Boulevard and Peachland Boulevard, which were originally scheduled t..
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Punta Gorda streets reopen after Tropical Storm Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The worst of Tropical Storm Debby has left the Punta Gorda area, allowing City officials to reopen most streets. High tide hit the City at about 9:40 a.m. today,..
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Alva bookkeeper accused of stealing $818,000 from employer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An Alva woman was arrested for stealing $818,339.37 between February 2010 and May 2011 while employed as a bookkeeper for Easy Picker Golf Products, Inc. in Lehig..
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Convicted murderer, Tuttle, sentenced to 30 years plus life

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  Timothy Wayne Tuttle Jr. has been sentenced to Life in Prison for his role in a 2010 murder in Cape Coral. Lieutenant Tony Sizemore said, “The Detect..
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State: Too late for S. Fla. prison privatization

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawyer for the state concedes it's too late to carry out the Legislature's plan to privatize nearly 30 South Florida prison facilities. Assistant At..
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Fla. black bear may be erased from threatened list

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are taking up a vote on whether to remove the Florida black bear from the state's threatened species list.    The Fis..
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South Fla. prison privatization case gets hearing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appellate court is hearing the state's appeal of a judge's ruling against the Legislature's plan to privatize nearly 30 South Florida prison facilities...
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