Cape PD on the lookout for counterfeit cash suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Cape Coral Police are on the lookout for a man they say used counterfeit cash at a local bar. It happened at Hustlers off Santa Barbara Boulevard. The Secret S..
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Grow house discovered under shed in Golden Gate Estates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla - Collier County Sheriff's Deputies are calling it a rare find. A marijuana grow operatioin underground. This week detectives found nearly $400,000 worth o..
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Natural alternatives for repelling mosquitoes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FT. MYERS, Fla. - Noneen O'Rafferty, owner of the Center for Natural Healing, tries to avoid putting chemicals on her skin and tells her clients to do the same. "Would I live in Fl..
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Barton says 'not guilty,' Judge says 'no bond'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

FORT MYERS Fla.- Kenneth Barton's attorney, Tom Marryott told WINK News outside the federal courthouse today that he is not putting his faith in what the FBI says about his client...
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Officer who shot face-chewer had clean record

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Personnel records show that a Miami police officer who fatally shot an attacker chewing off a homeless man's face over Memorial Day weekend had never before fired his ..
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TSA troubles continue after firings in Southwest Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The TSA took big hits on Capitol Hill Thursday, days after the security scandal in southwest Florida.  Thursday, one lawmaker said TSA is not prepared to de..
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You have the right...

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- You have the right to remain silent. But in traffic court, you may not know it. A supreme court decision could require judges to advise you of your fifth amendmen..
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Championship mixed martial arts belts stolen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.-Authorities are looking for the thieves who broke into Pike's Pen in Lehigh Acres and stole three championship belts from a display case. "Very, very disappointe..
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Family of 6 killed in plane crash in Fla swamp

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Kansas businessman, his wife and their four children were killed when their small plane crashed into a swampy area of central Florida.&nbs..
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Crash blocks 2 lanes of southbound US 41 at Palm Dr.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two southbound lanes of US 41 at Palm Dr. in Fort Myers are blocked after a crash left two people injuried. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Drivers shoul..
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Punta Gorda police crack down on sale of alcohol to minors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police issued criminal notices to three individuals for selling alcohol to minors on Thursday. For the second time this year, Punta Gorda Police..
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Florida justices order reprimand for tardy judge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court says an Ocala judge will be reprimanded for habitual tardiness.    The justices on Thursday ordered Circuit Judge ..
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2 arrested in Lee Co. on outstanding felony warrants

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives with the Economic Crimes Unit of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office were pleased when suspects from cases in 2008 and 2009 were picked up on outstan..
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Twins voice positive feelings on Hammond upgrade talks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Minnesota Twins are feeling positive and upbeat about the talks with Lee County on upgrading Hammond Stadium and the surrounding sports complex. The Twins hav..
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CCSO discovers underground grow house operation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives uncovered a rare find in Collier County on Wednesday: a marijuana grow operation underground. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Na..
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New inmate job skill training begins at Charlotte Co. jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron announced that beginning today the jail offers a unique vocational training program, developed and taught by its commissary..
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Experts solve Naples Airport neighborhood dust mystery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Neighborhoods close to the Naples Municipal Airport finally have some answers about a mystery dust that's been covering their lanais and window sills. Some residents ..
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7-11 armed robbery suspects' identities sought

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s help in apprehending two suspects wanted for an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday at a..
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Man accused of using ice cream truck to lure victim

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested 22-year-old Joseph Berube on sexual battery charges Wednesday, after accusations that he was involved with a 14..
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Former CCSO deputy denied bond on child porn charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A former deputy, accused of possessing child pornography, will remain behind bars. A magistrate judge denied bond for former Charlotte County Sergeant Kenneth Bar..
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