Man on the run captured in Sarasota

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit, working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshal Service, has captured Scott Allen Northey in La..
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SWAT responds to disturbance, arrests 1 on battery charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday, at approximately 7:00 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to 3742 Belmont Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. The anonymous call..
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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher arrested for DUI hit & run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A minor league pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays is in jail in Charlotte County, after officials say he hit a motorcycle rider and drove off. Matthew Bush was al..
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Boston Red Sox pitcher arrested in Lee Co.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Boston Red Sox pitcher Bobby Jenks was arrested in Lee County on Friday for suspicion of driving under the influence, damaging property and leaving the scene of t..
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Testimony resumes in UK tourists' deaths trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors in the trial of Shawn Tyson will continue to question the detective who investigated the slayings of two tourists from the U.K. who were on holida..
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South Fla. police chief's car hits boy on bike

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a teen riding a bicycle to school escaped injury when an unmarked police car driven by Davie Police Chief Patrick Lynn hit him.    ..
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Girl, 2, left alone inside child care center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Palm Beach County had to break a window to get inside a child care center after a 2-year-old girl was left alone when employees locked up for t..
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Man calls 911, tells dispatcher he shot his wife

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man called 911 and told dispatchers he killed his wife because he couldn't stand to see her suffer any more.    The Hillsborough County Sh..
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Obama says shooting death of Fla. teen a 'tragedy'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Florida a "tragedy" and says "every aspect" of the case should be investigate..
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Florida International Air Show in Punta Gorda this weekend

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Florida International Air Show returns to the Charlotte County Airport March 24th and 25th. The show also marks the return of the world famous Blue Angels to..
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Arrest demand grows in Fla teen's shooting death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The investigation into last month's shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an Orlando suburb is out of the hands of the beleaguered police chief and th..
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Fla. A&M trustees change hazing committee's role

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University trustees have agreed to change the mission of its hazing advisory panel to a "fact finding" committee.    The act..
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Biden campaign in Fla. on economy, elderly issues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says changes to Medicare proposed by congressional Republicans would jeopardize guaranteed health care for millions of older Ame..
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Tampa Bay Rays player arrested in Charlotte County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A player with the Tampa Bay Rays is arrested for a serious hit and run crash in Charlotte County.The Florida Highway Patrol tells WINK News, pitcher Matthew..
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Construction fraud arrest after couple loses pool deposit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A North Fort Myers couple is out thousands of dollars.  They say they hired a man to build them a pool but instead of doing the work, he took off wit..
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Employees say they got rash from working at Bealls in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- More than a dozen Bealls employees say they broke out in a rash while working at the department store. Some of the employees say the rash is so bad, they're unable t..
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Agencies release details in Cape Coral PIP fraud ring bust

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - We're learning more about Wednesday's massive insurance fraud bust in southwest Florida, where federal and local agencies raided two Cape Coral clinics. The agen..
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Abused women's shelter seeks donations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, FLa.- The Shelter For Abused Women and Children in Naples is putting out a plea for food donations. They're looking for non-perishable items like canned soup, vegetables, a..
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Private school dreams realized by Southwest Florida students

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- A business-funded scholarship program helping low-income families with private school tuition costs is expanding. Putting on private school uniforms is possible for 3..
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Motorcyclist hit by SUV that fled the scene in Murdock

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies are on scene of a motorcycle vs. black SUV that fled the area on U.S. 41 in front of Town Center Mall. The call was receiv..
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