Collier Co. shows tourism is up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- New numbers out of Collier County show record-breaking tourism last year and promise for this year.The Convention and Visitor's Bureau says the number of peop..
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CDC: Half of young adults get sunburned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Half of U.S. adults under 30 say they have had a sunburn at least once in the past year, a government survey found - a sign young people aren't heeding the warnings ..
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Jury hears graphic taped confession in Casey's trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Thursday morning, a jury heard a taped interview between accused murderer Brian Casey and detectives. In it, Casey describes, in detail, how he shot and killed Ry..
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Deputies continue to investigate remains found in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Human remains were found in the woods, just feet from Old US 41 in Bonita Springs, near the Lee/Collier County line on Wednesday evening. The crime scene unit..
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Cape PD seek identity of Walgreens robbery suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police are looking for a male suspect who robbed a Walgreens cashier at gunpoint. At around 5:30 a.m., a white male suspect approached the front counte..
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Expert witnesses take the stand in Aguilar's trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Expert witnesses take the stand in the trial of Dr. Ephraim Aguilar. Aguilar is accused of over-prescribing a number of patients with several powerful pain medica..
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Fla. city uses robocalls to fight nuisance signs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A Florida mayor has come up with a novel idea to combat the nuisance signs littering busy intersections.    Hollywood officials recently bough..
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Law Enforcement agencies to honor fallen officers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, Punta Gorda Police and other law enforcement agencies will pay tribute Tuesday, May 15, to honor the memory of those ..
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Skull, bones found behind Miami Beach water plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A construction crew found a skull and bones behind the Miami Beach water treatment plant.    The Miami Herald (http://bit.ly/K1o5iC ) report..
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Tampa man charged in death of shaken baby

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man turned himself in to Polk County Sheriff's deputies, telling them he could no longer handle the guilt of knowing his girlfriend's 7-week-old baby die..
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Woman surrenders in DUI death of pregnant tourist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A woman turned herself in to police more than six weeks after they say she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a poolside cabana in Fort Laude..
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Court sides with prosecutors in Fla. capital case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal appeals court has reversed a judge's decision to grant a new trial to a death row inmate convicted in the 1995 slaying and mutilation of a Kissimmee woman...
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Fla. Supreme Court considering foreclosure appeal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is considering a mortgage foreclosure case that could have far-reaching consequences.    The justice heard oral ar..
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Fla. Board of Ed approves school grade changes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The state Board of Education has approved five amendments to new rules for incorporating English learners and disabled students into school grades.   &..
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Traffic stop turns deadly, leaves deputy with gunshot wound

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A traffic stopped ended in a deputy-involved shooting Wednesday night. One suspect has been arrested, another is dead and a third remains on the loose. At approxi..
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USPS needs your help to 'Stamp Out Hunger' this weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Participating in the largest single-day food drive in the country is as easy as filling a bag with food and dropping it by your mailbox.  The 20th Annual St..
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LCSO deputy shot in hand, search for suspect underway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lee County Sheriff's deputy is recovering at Lee Memorial Hospital after being shot in the hand Wednesday night.  The deputy has non-life threatening inj..
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Only on WINK: Couple talks about finding 9 ft. gator in pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- A homeowner in Port Charlotte makes a startling discovery when a nine foot alligator takes a dip in his pool.  What started out as noises in the middle..
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Same-sex couple hopes action will follow President's support

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - President Obama's words of support for same-sex marriage resonate with people all throughout Southwest Florida. Some say it's about time, and hope this will be a..
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LCSO Deputy injured in shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Deputies are on the scene of a shooting on Cemetary Road near Stratton Road.  This all started with a vehicle pursuit that ended with shots fire..
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