Cape Coral teen shoots mother with a crossbow

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A 17-year-old Cape Coral boy was arrested and transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center after shooting his mother with a crossbow during an argument Sunday ni..
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LeMieux tries to distinguish himself from Mack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux tried to distinguish himself from U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, the frontrunner in the GOP Senate contest, by pointing out diff..
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New artificial reef planned off Panhandle beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAVARRE, Fla. (AP) - A new artificial reef will be sunk off a Florida Panhandle beach.    Santa Rosa County engineer Roger Blaylock says the reef will be sunk in the..
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30 central Fla homes evacuated near brush fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say residents in a central Florida community have been returning to their homes after fleeing an intense brush fire.    About 30 hom..
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Orlando domestic partners registry may be expanded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida county mayor says she supports expanding a domestic partners registry already on the books in Orlando.    Orange County Mayor ..
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John Glenn to mark 50 years since orbit of Earth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - John Glenn plans to mark the 50th anniversary of his historic spaceflight with a series of events Monday at Ohio State University, including a celebratory din..
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Kite surfer collides with lakeside building in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a kite surfer is recovering after colliding with a building.    Authorities tell The Palm Beach Post (http://bit.ly/xEv3Xr ) ..
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Naples police officer rescues choking baby

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A quick-thinking Naples police officer rescued a choking baby Sunday afternoon. On Sunday at around 2:00 p.m., officers responded to the Old Naples Pub at 255 13th Av..
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The Red Sox give back to SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.– The Boston Red Sox announced that they are planning a weeklong series of events and activities that will give back to communities throughout Southwest Flori..
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Cowboys thin bison herd in N Fla state preserve

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MICANOPY, Fla. (AP) - Cowboys are thinning the herd of bison in a north Florida state preserve.    Officials tell The Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/z5ieuG ) that si..
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3 rescued from capsized catamaran off Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CEDAR KEY, Fla. (AP) - The Coast Guard says three men had to be rescued from their capsized catamaran in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida.    According to the Coast Gu..
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Bicyclist dies after being struck by car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) - Police say a bicyclist has died in Southwest Florida after being struck by a car and falling from a bridge into a river. Palmetto Police say 44-year-old ..
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Spring training to begin in Charlotte County Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- Southwest Florida is buzzing with ball players. Pitchers and catchers for the Twins and Red Sox reported this weekend. Pitchers and catchers for the Tampa ..
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Fast food not fast enough for 1 angry driver

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay-area police say a woman angry about the time it was taking to get service in a fast-food restaurant's drive-thru lane rammed another car and then sped ..
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Big wheels earning big bucks for a man with a big battle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Monster Trucks have always been a favorite hobby for Mark Smith. He's built several of them through the years and many of them were battling other big rigs in a ..
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ONLY ON WINK: Crews save dolphin stranded on sandbar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Crews came to the rescue Sunday afternoon, after a dolphin was stranded on a sandbar in the Caloosahatchee River. Rescuers tell WINK News the animal was first sp..
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Red sox pitchers and catchers start workouts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fans lined the fields at Jet Blue Park to get a glimpse of the first wave of Red Sox players reporting for spring training. "It's the best day of the year. When..
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Twins pitchers and catchers report for spring training

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Minnesota Twins fans huddled outside of Hammond Stadium hoping to get a first glimpse of their favorite players. Many traveled all the way from Minnesota to watc..
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FUEL Tap & Tavern Interview

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

Proceeds from the event will benefit Mark Smith, a local man battling cancer.
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Thousands line city streets for Grand Parade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - For the 74th year, Southwest Floridians were dazzled by the sights and sounds of the Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade. Thousands lined the city streets for ..
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