Red tide levels rising off SWFL coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANIBEL, Fla. - Red tide is starting to turn up in higher concentrations off the Southwest Florida coast. But both scientists and tourist businesses say the growing algae bloom sho..
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Burglar caught selling jewelry to same woman he stole from

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

IMMOKALEE, Fla -- A burglar is busted trying to sell jewelry he stole from an Immokalee home. But, there's a twist. The store manager he tried to sell to is the same woman he's acc..
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AP source: Red Sox choose Valentine as manager

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

BOSTON, Mass. -- The Boston Red Sox have chosen Bobby Valentine to be their next manager and the sides were working to complete a contract, a person familiar with the decision told..
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Young girl pulled from Cape Coral pool Tuesday evening

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A young girl was pulled from a pool at a Cape Coral home on the 1700 block of Southwest 30th Terrace Tuesday night.Cape Coral police officers said the girl was ..
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Assembling holiday care packages in Fort Myers for troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Local people are spreading holiday cheer to our men and women serving overseas.  The Lee Memorial Health System's Military Support Program met Tuesday nigh..
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Country singer Mindy McCready and son missing from Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Authorities file a missing persons report for country singer Mindy McCready and her son Zander.  Family members tell WINK News, McCready took Zander from he..
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Lehigh Acres man recounts violent home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man says he's thankful to be alive after four masked men stormed his home Monday night and robbed him at gunpoint.     The vi..
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Romney makes campaign stop in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. - Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a campaign stop in Naples. The GOP hopeful attended a private fundraiser at the Naples Yacht Club Tuesday. Support..
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Is Ft. Myers bad for small business?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla. -A local man is advertising his belief that the city of Fort Myers is bad for small business. He says, the city should remove some wooden posts that could prevent ..
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Lawyer for ex-fiance of missing woman speaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An attorney hired by the man deemed the focus of law enforcement's investigation into the disappearance of a Florida mother who vanished shortly after appearin..
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Cape officer lies about earning medals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A former Cape Coral cop is accused of living a lie that some are calling "disgraceful and disgusting."A look into Stephen Chase's past finds that he may have lied..
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Edison board investigates termination of Dr. Walker & Beeson

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The board of trustees at Edison State College has voted not to accept Dr. Kenneth Walker's proposal Tuesday afternoon, during a meeting regarding the fate of both..
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Bonita priest speaks out and Diocese of Venice responds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Bonita Springs priest is speaking publically for the first time Tuesday amidst allegations he misused church funding.Until Tuesday, Father Stan Strycharz has ke..
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Now in the Senate race, Mack will face scrutiny

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Congressman Connie Mack IV's entrance into the U.S. Senate race as the instant frontrunner also puts a huge target on his back. Mack will now undergo scrutiny..
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Legoland will open water park in time for summer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - Florida's newest theme park is opening a water park in time for summer 2012.    Legoland Florida in Winter Haven is renovating and reopenin..
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Fla. man arrested videotaping kids at beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is facing 100 counts of child pornography after his arrest allegedly while videotaping children showering at a Broward County beach. ..
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Gold coin discovered in Salvation Army red kettle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- For the seventh straight year, an anonymous donor has dropped a $20 Liberty Eagle gold coin in one of The Salvation Army’s red kettles. The coin was anonymo..
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Man convicted in 2008 Cape killing sentenced to 10 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The man who murdered a Fort Myers woman and left her body to rot in a shower will spend ten years behind bars. The victim's family was outraged at what they thoug..
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Police investigate a home invasion at Gulf Stream Isles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

"Home Invasion Robbery Update #1" - Tuesday, 8:45 p.m. Tuesday morning surveillance cameras captured one of the home invasion robbery suspects on video. The suspect, featured ..
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Romney the 1st GOP candidate to plant flag in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - If there's any Republican presidential candidate who can afford to spend precious time and money focusing on winning in Florida, it's the one campaigning in the state ..
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