Mystery monkey of Tampa possibly found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A monkey that has eluded capture for nearly two years has seemingly put down roots in a family's backyard. The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly..
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Judge dismisses charges against air cargo executive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

MIAMI (AP) - A judge in Miami has dismissed an antitrust charge against former air cargo executive who was accused of playing a role in a price-fixing conspiracy. U.S. Distric..
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Community leaders fight for light at deadly intersection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The push for a traffic light at an Estero intersection is gathering support after a 17-year-old was hit and killed last week. Community leaders from across Lee C..
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Local Catholics react to contraceptive compromise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The debate over birth control has many people on the fence, including local Catholics.  Some say following the church's beliefs is important but some Catho..
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Behind the scenes: The making of your orange juice

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- In Florida, it's no secret, citrus reigns supreme. Citrus groves cover more than half a million acres of land in the Sunshine State. From all those oranges, co..
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Fort Myers woman falls ill in Princess norovirus outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Surviving a norovirus outbreak. A Fort Myers woman tells WINK News she was one of hundreds of passengers who got sick aboard the Crown Princess cruise ship. Barba..
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A final flight for a deserving veteran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The B-17 Flying Fortress, arguably the most famous plane in history, because of guys like Ed Lukach."It was nice to be up in the air again in the greatest plane ..
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Explosion at horse center kills worker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - An explosion at an equine rehabilitation center in north Florida's horse country has killed a worker and a horse.    The explosion Friday at the K..
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Fla. sheriff: 3 dead after RV park standoff

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say three people are dead and two critically injured after a hostage standoff at a quiet Florida recreational vehicle park.   &nb..
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Final lands audit recommends changes in Lee land-buying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Clerk of the Court's office has released the final audit of the county's land-buying program. It offers a number of recommendations for changes, to..
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Case of TB suspected on USF campus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla.- A presumed case of tuberculosis (TB), involving a University of South Florida student on the Tampa campus, was reported to the Hillsborough County Health Department ea..
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US 41 re-opens after another pedestrian was fatally struck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The southbound lanes of U.S. 41 at Jamaica Bay Blvd. have been re-opened after an earlier fatal crash. A pedestrian was hit and killed. The victim has been identi..
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'Paint the Cape' is paying off

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A business rebirth is happening in downtown Cape Coral thanks to some determined people. In the past year, volunteers from Paint the Cape have renovated a number ..
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5th Annual Bluegrass Festival happening in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head down to the 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival in Naples.Kyle Jordan was live at the Collier-Seminole Stat..
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Man arrested for dumping a disabled man out of wheelchair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 30-year-old Fort Myers man was arrested after dumping a 50-year-old disabled man out of his wheelchair. Bradley Oberding called the police in reference to unwan..
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Killer of Tampa cop sentenced to death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 36-year-old Virgin Islander who killed a Tampa police officer in 2009 has been sentenced to death.    Circuit Judge Emmett Lamar Battles ordered the death p..
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LCSO investigates robbery at Marathon in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday at approximately 11:34 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to Marathon of the Villas at 2101 Crystal Drive in Fort Myers to a report ..
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Deep Creek man for molesting 8-year-old boy multiple times

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Deep Creek man Thursday for Lewd or Lascivious Molestation of an 8-year-old boy. Richard Allen Forget, 66, of 26..
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Trader Joe's opens in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

NAPLES, Fla.- The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is Friday at 8 a.m. The store is located on U.S. 41 and Immokalee Road. On Thursday, Trader Joe's signed a fai..
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Bonita Springs "going social" to connect with residents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

These days, just about everyone has a Facebook account or a Twitter handle, and the city of Bonita Springs is no exception. The city has kicked off a new campaign to stay connected..
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