Attorney: Working on plea deal for Alex Crain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News has learned a Collier County teen accused of killing his parents, will enter a plea when he goes to court next month.Alex Crain's attorney told WIN..
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Crash sends vehicle into a Ft. Myers ditch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A vehicle ended up in a steep ditch at MLK and Veronica Shoemaker on Wednesday afternoon. A green Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on Veronica Shoemaker, whi..
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Multi-agency insurance fraud bust leads to several arrests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies worked in conjunction to arrest several individuals connected with fraudulent insurance schemes happening i..
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Accused murderer speaks out against judge & delays trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The man accused in two Lee County murders is making some shocking accusations of his own. Brian Casey told a judge that prosecutors have altered discovery in the..
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I-75 re-opened after crash in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- An accident at mile marker 109 on northbound I-75 left all lanes of traffic blocked Wednesday afternoon. Though the roadway has been cleared, traffic is very ..
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Woman accused of cashing dead mother's checks pleads guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers woman accused of cashing in her dead mother's Social Security checks was back in court Wednesday. Gail Andrews is accused of cashing in an estimated ..
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Parents of dead Fla. teen to appear at NYC march

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The parents of a black teenager who was shot to death by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida are set to attend a march in his memory Wednesday night in Union Sq..
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Mom arrested on drug and child neglect charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics detectives arrested a Port Charlotte mother of two small children on drug and child abuse charges. Kimberly Ann Crews, 27..
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Cabinet approves $580K to buy land near mansion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet are spending $580,000 for two parcels of land next to the home of former Gov. Leroy Collins - adjacent to the governor's ma..
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Miami takes over Jimbo's, backdrop to 'Flipper'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The city of Miami has taken over a ramshackle bar that served as a backdrop to movies and TV shows such as "Flipper" for nearly 60 years.    City Manage..
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Jury selection continues in tourist slaying case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Jury selection in the trial of a 17-year-old who is accused of killing two British tourists will extend into a third day.    Shawn Tyson is fac..
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Group says children were abused at Fla. jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A civil rights group says it is filing a federal lawsuit on behalf of Florida children who were abused while being housed in an adult jail.    The..
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SeaWorld sees record attendance in 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - After two years of struggles, SeaWorld Orlando had a record year in 2011.    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment President and CEO Jim Atchison t..
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Central Fla. man convicted on child porn charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Attorney's Office says a Florida man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for downloading more than 4,000 images of child pornograph..
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Police searching for missing South Fla. woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Police are searching for a 45-year-old South Florida woman who has been missing since last week.    Maria Claudia Murphy's black convertib..
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Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush endorses Mitt Romney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is endorsing Mitt Romney to become the Republican Party's presidential nominee.    Bush made the announcement in a statemen..
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Fallen power lines cause brush fire in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A brush fire in Fort Myers is out after a chain reaction Wednesday morning. Fallen power lines, near the old V.A. on Winkler and Metro, caused a transformer to ex..
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6 Unlocked vehicles burglarized in Pt. Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is investigating thefts from six unlocked vehicles within a couple blocks of each other in Port Charlotte that were repo..
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Ft. Myers sex offender gets 3 life sentences plus 40 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A convicted sex offender was sentenced in Fort Myers Wednesday morning. Claude Fortune received three life sentences plus 40 years in prison, followed by life sex..
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Rights leaders keep up pressure in Fla. shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - After declaring victories in getting federal and state officials to investigate the case of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a neighborhood watch cap..
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