Scott moved from rich to pedestrian neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - When Gov. Rick Scott moved to Tallahassee earlier this year, he settled into a neighborhood quite different than the Naples address where he has lived for the ..
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2 arrested for selling smuggled jaguar pelts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Two Texas residents are in custody for allegedly selling jaguar skins smuggled into the U.S. from Mexico.    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office in ..
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Tropical Storm Katia strengthens in the Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Katia has formed and is slowly strengthening as it moves across the Atlantic.    Katia has maximum sustained winds late Tuesday morning n..
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Florida's consumer confidence nears record low

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's consumer confidence is near a record low.    A University of Florida telephone survey of 412 consumers taken in August and release..
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Man accused of stalking girls at school bus stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, August 29, 2011 at 8:29 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call in reference to a sex offense. A parent reported that she was walking..
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Police ask for public's help identifying suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- UPDATE: As a result of an anonymous tip to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, Luis Araujo, 23, has been arrested in connection with the car burglary at the Circle ..
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TSA: Man hid 7 snakes, 3 tortoises in his pants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

MIAMI (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration says a man tried to board a TAM Airlines flight to Brazil with nylon bags filled with seven exotic snakes and three tortoise..
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Only on WINK:Family not planning for execution yet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- We're just eight days away from the execution of a convicted Florida cop killer.  Manuel Valle, 61, murdered a Coral Gables police officer over 30 years ag..
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Collier emergency dispatch system re-vamped

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Collier county is revamping how they dispatch help in an emergency. Starting this week, fire and ambulance crews will be sent to every call before the dispatcher even knows what th..
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Crime fighting couple helps make arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- It's never too late or too early for one crime fighting couple. The Fort Myers residents patrol their community at all hours looking for evil doers. Just this weeke..
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Deputies arrest Sarasota man for Attempted Murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested James W. Nielsen, 61, of 6374 Gateway Avenue in Sarasota, today on one count of Attempted Murder. At appr..
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Businesses hope Nights on the Parkway offers boost

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Cape Coral businesses are hoping a new event will boost the downtown economy.Nights on the Parkway debuts in October.Its an idea that started with local busines..
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Miami man sentenced in TN baby abduction case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee judge has sentenced a Miami man to more than 21 years in federal prison for carjacking and interstate car theft in a case that involved ..
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New restaurant brings jobs to Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A Fortune 100 Company is moving to Naples and they're looking to hire more than a hundred people. The Darden Group, owners of Olive Garden and Red Lobster, is opening..
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Tax Hikes in Lee Co.? Staff says: Look at them

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee county government is considering hikes in communications services taxes and FPL franchise fees, to help balance the budget. Commissioners also are looking at ..
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SWFL agencies helping clean up Hurricane Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Southwest Florida community is rolling up its sleeves to help victims of Hurricane Irene.Six volunteers from the Lee and Collier chapters of the American Red ..
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2 arrests made at Caspersen Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla.- Sarasota County Sheriff's Office undercover detectives arrested two men on Friday, August 26, 2011, in their continuing effort to target inappropriate conduct at Veni..
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CCSO arrests man for

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's detective arrested a Port Charlotte man for “doctor shopping” and obtaining Oxycodone pills from two different doctor..
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Police: Man stole landlord's goods, held yard sale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BALM, Fla. (AP) - A Hillsborough County man has been charged with stealing $30,000 worth of his landlord's belongings and then selling them at a yard sale on the victim's property...
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Sanctions against Miami prosecutors overturned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal appeals court has overturned a Miami judge's sanctions against two prosecutors and vacated $600,000 previously awarded to the defendant.    Pr..
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