Collier woman suspected of fracturing son's skull

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County deputies have arrested a Golden Gate woman on aggravated child abuse charges.Brooke Nelson is suspected of causing multiple skull fractures on ..
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Occupy Ft. Myers gets new advisor, changes direction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Occupy Fort Myers group is on the move once again. This time, the camp-outs are being replaced with visits to local political offices. Many of the signs, repl..
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Scott giving Fla. state workers an extra day off

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has been something of a Grinch for state employees. But now he's giving them a holiday present - an extra paid day off.    S..
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Fla. congressman draws ire for Nazi comparison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida congressman is drawing criticism for comparing Democrats' efforts on shifting public opinion to those of a Nazi propagandist.   &nb..
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Local couple makes urgent appeal to save horses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local couple is making an urgent appeal for help, so they can rescue more abandoned horses. Mike and Heather Walsh say they are forming a non-profit organizatio..
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Fla. officer convicted in $2M laptop heist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida police officer is facing up to 25 years behind bars following his conviction in a $2 million laptop computer heist.    A federal jury on..
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FAMU students confront Fla. gov. in band aftermath

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott's call to suspend FAMU's president prompted hundreds of students to march on the governor's mansion in protest late Thursday. ..
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Celebrating the season in Downtown Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- With temperatures in the 80's, it's not unusual to see people in shorts and flip-flops enjoying the Christmas festivities in Fort Myers. In today's Inside Travel ..
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SWFL woman wins Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A North Fort Myers family is celebrating. Friday morning, they won the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes.  WINK News got the rare, behind-the-scen..
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3 arrested for sex offense at Bunche Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On December 16, 2011, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics/Vice Unit conducted an undercover operation at 18021 John Morris Road (Bunche Beach), d..
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Edison State College works to fire Walker 'with cause'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Edison State College Board of Trustees is continuing its efforts to fire the schools former president with cause. Friday morning, school officials announced t..
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Copper thief strikes Bonita business again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- On September 13, 2011 the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a past occurred burglary and grand theft at Cable Wiring Specialists, 243..
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Feds reject Florida's early learning grant request

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida won't be getting a $100 million federal grant for early learning.    President Barack Obama's administration on Friday announced nin..
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Fla woman says she found dog buried alive in field

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida woman says yelps from beneath the soil alerted her to a dog buried alive on a farm.    Georgina Milhet tells The Miami Herald (http://bi..
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Florida unemployment numbers improve in November

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and state labor officials are getting a bit of cheerful holiday news with Florida's latest unemployment report.    State lab..
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'Drug House Odyssey 2012' needs your vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Maybe your child's been to the Drug House Odyssey in Cape Coral. And now, you have the chance to help bring more money to the house and all you do to vote on line..
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CVS armed robber sought

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County deputies are searching for a man who committed an armed robbery at a North Fort Myers CVS. Deputies were called to the CVS located at 13991 North..
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Couple who rode freight trains found dead in coal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A couple who romanticized trains and lived a modern-day adventure by riding railroad cars across the U.S. were killed when a train dumped its load of coal at ..
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Sightings of black bears on uptick; plan debated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are trying to figure out how to deal with a burgeoning population of bears in Florida.    The Florida Times-Union ..
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Scott, labor officials hoping for more improvement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and state labor officials are hoping for some good holiday news when Florida's unemployment numbers for November are announced.  ..
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