Truck clips Fort Myers gas pump, causes explosion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers gas station is partially shut down, after a morning accident. Fort Myers Police Department responded to the Hess Station at the intersection of U.S. ..
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Fla. could spend additional $155 million for medicaid bills

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Florida counties could spend an additional $155 million taking care of medicaid patients in hospitals under newly approved legislation. Lee County stands to see i..
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LCSO searches for man who robbed Circle K in Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Robbery detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office are searching for the man that robbed a Circle K convenience store. On Sunday at approximately 9:50 p.m., ..
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Iberiabank agrees to buy Florida Gulf Bancorp

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Regional banker Iberiabank Corp., which has been rapidly expanding across southeastern Louisiana, agreed Monday to acquire Florida Gulf Bancorp Inc. in a deal..
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CCSO arrests 4 on home burglary, theft, drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two adults and two juveniles, all from Port Charlotte, in connection with a home burglary last Friday morning i..
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CCSO searches for Golden Gate Estates teen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: Alex Gallegos has been located and is safe.  ORIGINAL REPORT: Deputies are searching for a Golden Gate Estates teenager who has been missing sinc..
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Crash in Englewood leaves 3 injured

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- A two-vehicle crash on SR-776 at Wilmington Boulevard in Englewood left three people with serious injuries on Monday afternoon. CCSO received the call at 2:43 p.m...
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1 dead in San Carlos Pkwy crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There has been a fatal accident on San Carlos Parkway near McGregor Blvd. The road way is now open after a closure between Gladiolus and Kelly Rd. WINK News will ..
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Cape boy battling leukemia gets support from schoolmates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Cape Coral, Fla - A Cape Coral boy is fighting a big battle against leukemia.     But 11-year-old Chansen Savankinus isn't doing it alone. He has his entire ele..
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Man accused of stealing wedding rings from a 91-year-old man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thomas Trammell was arrested for allegedly stealing a necklace from a 91-year-old man, that had the victim's deceased wife's engagement and wedding rings on..
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Report: High school grad rate in Fla. improving

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A new report on graduation rates finds Florida making improvements, though the overall rate still lags behind the nationwide average.    The report rele..
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Fla teen set for trial in death of police officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a Florida teenager accused of killing a police officer.    Nicholas Lindsey is scheduled t..
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10 killed in South Fla. crashes in 24 hours

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Ten people and an unborn baby were killed over a 24-hour period in vehicle-related crashes in South Florida.    Officials say the deadliest crash left f..
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Tampa park getting facelift before GOP convention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa officials say Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park will get a facelift before the Republican National Convention comes to town.    Santiago Corrado,..
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Fla. gets C-minus in corruptibility assessment

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida received a grade of C-minus, but that was still good enough to tie for 18th best with three other states in a first-of-its-kind assessment of corru..
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Florida Power & Light wants to raise rates $6.97

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co. wants to raise its base rate by $6.97 per month for the typical residential customer.    The state's largest e..
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Car crashes into Fla. hotel pool cabana, killing 1

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a pregnant Massachusetts woman and her unborn baby died when a car crashed into a South Florida hotel pool cabana.    Accordi..
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Inmate accused of killing Florida prison guard

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A convicted murderer is accused of killing a guard at a north Florida prison.    Authorities on Monday said 24-year-old Sgt. Ruben Thomas wa..
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Lookers shooter sentenced to life plus 25 years in prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Justin Campos has been sentenced to life in prison plus 25 years for the shooting death of two men outside of Lookers in 2011. The jury found Campos guilty of two ..
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Death investigation under way on Six Mile Cypress

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police were working a death investigation behind the Hobby Lobby on Six Mile Cypress in Fort Myers on Monday morning. Police received a tip at approxi..
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