Shark bites man in arm off Jensen Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man was bitten in the arm by a shark off Jensen Beach amid several reports of sharks in water.    Martin County officials say a bull shar..
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Some citrus farmers turn to peach trees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Move over, Georgia: Florida's getting into the peach farming business.    According to The Ledger (http://bit.ly/xy1pSH), the uncertainty caused ..
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Woman bitten by bear while walking dog in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are investigating a report of a woman bitten by a bear as she walked her dog "in the middle of bear world."    Florida Fish ..
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Police: Fla. couple kept boy in cage inside closet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a Florida couple is accused of locking an extremely malnourished boy inside a cage in a closet as punishment for stealing food they were withhold..
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FAMU panel on hazing wants to meet in private

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A panel of experts brought together by Florida A&M University to battle hazing says it can't do its job in public.    FAMU created an an..
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Allergy season in full swing in Southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Take out your tissues, allergy season is moving in and making seasonal sufferers miserable."Your whole inside feels congested, clogged up, you can't breath, you c..
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There's hope for Direct Air customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- There may be some hope for Direct Air customers, stranded after the airline suddenly shut down service this week. Media reports out of Illinois say Vision airlin..
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LCSO search for motorcycle stolen from CVS parking lot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, at approximately 9:35 a.m., a patron stopped in to CVS located at 12255 Cleveland Avenue. Approximately four minutes later, he returned to the parking ..
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Man found guilty of sexual battery on a child under 12

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Fort Myers resident Claude Fortune was found guilty of three counts of Sexual Battery on a Child Less than 12 Years of Age, one count of Lewd or Lascivious Molest..
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Cape Police find grow house operation inside upscale home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Thursday at 3:00 p.m., Cape Coral police officers discovered a possible marijuana grow house operation at 3829 Agualinda Blvd. in the southwest section of the ..
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Crash on US41 in Ft. Myers kills 1, injures another

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday, at 8:50 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a traffic crash near Cleveland Avenue and Catherine Street. One died in the crash and has be..
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Reserve your seat on the bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ESTERO, Fla.  The FCGU  women basketball team is travelling north today to get ready for its first ever division one NCAA tournament game.    The 12-seed E..
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Charlotte county cracks down on fans that park illegally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL - Parking in the wrong spot could cost baseball fans big bucks. Today the Charlotte county Sheriff's Office announced a new initiative to enforce an old ordina..
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Marco police seek driver who damages school property

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- UPDATE: On Saturday, a 17-year-old male who resides in Naples turned himself into the Marco Island Police Department after fleeing the scene of a property damag..
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Sanibel police issue heavy traffic alert

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- Sanibel Police have issued a "Heavy Traffic Advisory" for Friday and Saturday, March 16th and 17th, 2012. Heavy traffic is anticipated along Periwinkle Way from Casa..
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Victim in North Naples bike accident thankful to be alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla.- For the first time WINK News is hearing from the woman who nearly lost her life two weeks ago while she was riding her bike in North Naples. Elayne Jackson was hit at..
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Expect lane closures due to Burnt Store Widening Project

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Due to on-going construction activity associated with the Burnt Store Road Phase 1 Widening Project, lane closures will be in place beginning on Monday, March 19..
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LCSO is trying to identify suspect based on his SUV

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Tuesday at approximately noon, an occupied residential burglary occurred on Plantation Manor Loop off Plantation Road, near Daniels Parkway. A white male in hi..
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Brush fire burns 25 acres in S. Gulf Cove

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROTONDA, Fla.- A 25-acre brush fire burning on Gasparilla Rd. near Waldrep St. in South Gulf Cove is 90 percent contained as of Thursday evening. Several homes were threatened, but..
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Small plane crash in western NC kills all 4 aboard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FRANKLIN, N.C. (AP) - A small private plane that took off in Florida has crashed at an airport in western North Carolina, killing all four people aboard.    Lt. Ken ..
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