SCSO captures Kentucky murder suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- Three people have been arrested in connection with a murder that happened at a Kentucky McDonald's on Sunday. Deputies located Michel Vega Cartas, 23, and Janzel Ve..
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North Fla. woman scammed by caller seeking cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Police in north Florida are urging people to be cautious if they get a phone call from someone claiming to be a relative in trouble.    Authoritie..
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Florida redistricting moves to House committee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The redistricting spotlight moves to the Florida House.    The chamber's Redistricting Committee on Friday is reviewing an array of maps pro..
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Scott hoping for more good news on unemployment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott always looks forward to the third Friday of each month in expectation of good news on the labor front.    That's whe..
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Passengers stranded for 10 hours at Charlotte County Airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- Airline travelers were stranded for nearly 10 hours in Punta Gorda Thursday night so they turned to WINK News for help.Allegiant Air told WINK News it was an u..
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Lehigh couple warns of loan troubles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh couple down on their luck tried to get a loan, but found themselves in more trouble than when they started. Now they're sharing their story, hoping no..
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Fundraiser aims to help educate kids in Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Hundreds of people gathered in Naples to raise money for a program central to the Immokalee community. For nearly three decades, the Guadalupe Center has improved th..
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New and natural downtown Naples business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- A European vitamin company is expanding their business halfway around the world in Naples. The company, Doctors Natural, was founded by an orthopedic surgeon and his ..
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Man arrested in online child sex sting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- An accused sexual predator is behind bars after he tried to meet an underage girl for oral sex. Using the anonymity of online instant messaging, detective say..
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Pharmacy owner and employee indicted on conspiracy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A grand jury has indicted Jeffrey R. Green, 48, the owner of Gulf Coast Medical Pharmacy, and Karen S. Hebble, 42, both of Fort Myers, with conspiracy to possess..
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Ex-juror pleads guilty in Fla. to soliciting bribe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A former juror in a South Florida federal criminal case has pleaded guilty to soliciting a bribe in exchange for helping sway the panel not to vote for conviction.&nbs..
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CCSO closes case on dead cats found on golf course

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives have closed the case on the dismembered cat body parts found several times on fairways of the Port Charlotte Golf Club, ..
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Lehigh family comes home from vacation to an empty house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man came home from vacation to find his home wiped out. Everything inside was taken by burglars. The victim said he's forced to rebuild one step ..
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CVS pharmacy intern arrested for stealing pills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Officers arrested a 21-year-old pharmacy intern after he admitted to stealing hundreds of pills. John Arthur Blair was working as an intern, training at the CVS..
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Church members react with prayer, forgiveness to AC theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Members of the Lehigh Church of Christ on Buckingham Road are reacting with prayer and forgiveness, after thieves destroyed three air conditioning units. The ch..
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FMPD: missing 4-year-old located

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department with the assistance of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office located the parents and the child safe at a motel on Fort Myers Beac..
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Obama, in Florida, unveils plans to boost tourism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama says he wants to make America the top travel destination in the world, picking Walt Disney World to promote his plans to boost ..
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Opening statements heard in Wisniewski's trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The trial for a Cape Coral man accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend continues. Dylan Wisniewski faces manslaughter charges for his girlfriend's death ba..
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Collier pedestrian hit by a car and killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A vehicle has struck and killed a pedestrian at U.S. 41 E and Southwest Blvd. in Collier County. Troopers say Naples resident Ana Cruz Mendez, 54 died after s..
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Red Sox to debut new spring training complex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Spring training is just over a month away for baseball fans.    Pitchers and catchers from 15 Major League teams are scheduled to report to 1..
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