Wheelchair-bound man survives crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

FORT MYERS, Fla.- "I was hit by a car and I survived and I am blessed," said Rocky Castro. He has been through a lot in the last 24 years. He was born with spinal muscula..
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Photos, documents released in Sanibel bicycle rider death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The state attorney's office has released new documents and photos in the death of Tracey Kleinpell. An audio recording released Thursday confirms the Florida Hig..
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Melissa Harding-Jones back in court on Rodriguez case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Melissa Harding Jones made another appearance in a Charlotte County Courtroom today. Jones stands accused of aggrivated manslaughter of a child in the 1999 case o..
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Clearing the voting rolls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - 13 registered voters in Lee County were sent letters this month asking them to prove their citizenship, or be removed from the voting rolls. It's part of a state..
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Shoe store kicks off summer shoe drive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla.- An Estero shoe store is stepping up its effort to help the needy. Foot Solutions started its summer shoe donation drive and some of the shoes will be used for more th..
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K-9's equipped with bullet proof vests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FT. MYERS, Fla. - Officer Felix Collazo wears a bulletproof vest and now his partner, Jasmine, has one to match. "Canine handlers from any agency pretty much go on the worst calls,..
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FBI arrests 2 Fla. men in kidnap plot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The FBI has arrested two men in Palm Beach County for allegedly plotting a kidnapping partly as revenge for one suspect's poker losses.   &nb..
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Man arrested for throwing baseball bat at an officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- John Stevens, 50, was arrested and is facing charges after throwing a wooden bat at an officer outside of his house on Wednesday morning. The conflict beg..
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Fla. limits on voter registration drives blocked

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge says some of Florida's new limits on voter registration drives are likely unconstitutional.    U.S. District Judge Robert Hi..
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Stuffed animal confused for a bomb in Ft. Myers mailbox

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Deputies were called to Tennessee Way in Fort Myers in reference to a bomb-like device in a residential mailbox on Wednesday, that turned out to be a Rudolph the ..
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Naples man arrested on child molestation charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples man is behind bars on child molestation charges. 29-year old Emmanuel Valerio is accused of molesting a little girl, under the age of twelve. Detectives bega..
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2 Suspects steal hundreds of dollars in meds from Publix

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Two Fort Lauderdale men are under arrest, accused of shoplifting hundreds of dollars of over-the-counter drugs from a Naples Publix. Collier County deputies say ..
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SunTrust Mortgage settles fed complaint for $21M

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - SunTrust Mortgage Inc. has agreed to pay $21 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in its lending practices.    The..
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Call for Action volunteer marks 20 years helping consumers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jean Bohan is marking her 20th anniversary as a Call for Action volunteer at WINK-TV. This tireless consumer advocate says she gets a lot of satisfaction from hel..
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Ft. Myers man accused of sexual battery on a child under 12

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- William Anthony Walker stands accused of sexually battering a child under the age of 12. The 56-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday after the victim's mother c..
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'Hugefest' could cause huge traffic issues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A huge event in Cape Coral is already under way: Fuccillo Kia's Hugefest 2012. The dealership is giving away $250,000 to some lucky winners, along with cars and p..
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Harding-Jones heads back to court, new judge assigned

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The woman accused of playing a role in the disappearance of Punta Gorda toddler Pilar Rodriguez will be back in court Thursday afternoon. Melissa Harding-Jones' ..
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Hendry County officials investigate a dozen overnight fires

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- As many as a dozen overnight fires in Hendry County are believed to have been started by an arsonist. The flames came dangerously close to thirty homes. On 23r..
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Mom arrested for assaulting teen over Facebook

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A 46-year-old mother who was charged with assaulting a 14-year-old boy at a mall says she was angry that the boy wrote nasty comments about her daughter..
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Sheriff's deputy saves infant who fell into pool

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida family is grateful after a 22-year-old sheriff's deputy saved a 1-year-old boy who had fallen into a backyard swimming pool.   &nbs..
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