LCSO Deputy uses marathon to train for "Walk for the Fallen"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- About 300 runners hit the pavement in Cape Coral Sunday morning for the Mangrove marathon.One of the runners used the marathon as part of a larger training plan....
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Accused NFM murderer has extensive criminal past

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On a closed circuit television, Znap Vmon made his first appearance before a Lee County judge on second degree murder charges in his neighbor's death.41 year-old ..
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Copper theft knocks out phones in Port Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a copper wire theft is to blame for knocking out phone service to about 100 customers in Port Charlotte. Century L..
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FMPD searching for missing person in Caloosahatchee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police are searching for a man missing after he jumped off a bridge into the Caloosahatchee River. Officers made contact with Irvin Howard, 24, on the..
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House fire under investigation in Bokeelia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

BOKEELIA, Fla.- A house is destroyed after neighbors report seeing flames and hearing loud explosions. The call came in before 6 this morning. WINK News learned no one was home at ..
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North Fort Myers man accused of killing neighbor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -  A shrine of candles marks the house on Garden Street where Deane Wood was discovered dead. Friends and neighbors in LaBonte's Garden RV Park in North..
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Orlando Twilight convention to draw 1,000 fans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - More than 1,000 fans are expected to attend the Twilight Saga Convention in Orlando. The three-day event celebrates the vampire series created by Stephenie Mey..
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Pilot walks away from crash near Venice airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

VENICE, Fla. (AP) - A 42-year-old student pilot who crashed near the Venice Airport says he was gaining altitude when the plane "just stopped." Oleg Anatollyevich Bachurin said he ..
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Thousands turn out for Lee County Heart Walk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The American Heart Association, invites you to celebrate your heart health and join Subway spokesman Jared Fogle and localresidents touched by heart disease and stroke at the annua..
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Benefit supports son of Bonita firefighter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Firefighters across southwest Florida are coming together to help the son of one of their own. Bonita Springs firefighters Steve Edelsberg found out in May, his two ..
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How to spot the signs of sexual abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators say the alleged abuse between a 37 year-old Lehigh Acres father and his young daughter spanned several years of this her life. Sadly, it happens a ..
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Soldier marries bride in Operation Open Arms wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FT. MYERS BEACH, Fla -- A local soldier and his bride are celebrating their first few moments as husband and wife! They tied the knot outside The Pink Shell on Fort Myers Beach in ..
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Extensive coral bleaching found off Fla. coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Bleaching of Florida's coral reefs has reached a new high.    The Nature Conservancy said on Friday that the most extensive bleaching ..
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Deputy, second person shot in Florida Panhandle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILTON, Fla. (AP) - A sheriff's deputy working with the U.S. Marshals Service and a suspect were wounded Friday during a shootout in the Florida Panhandle.    The Ok..
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LCSO searches for man who robbed Metro PCS store

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Metro PCS store on Pondella Rd. and Business 41 was robbed this afternoon. The call came into the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 4:26 p.m. Police are lo..
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FGCU student injured in San Carlos Park shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.- The man injured in a shooting at San Carlos Park this morning has been identified as 19-year-old William Scott Digiovanni of Orange Park. Digiovanni is a stu..
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Fla. economists won't predict casino impact

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida state economists are saying they can't figure out how much money three new casinos could mean for the Sunshine State.    Two lawmake..
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Officer shoots man who rammed patrol cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a South Florida police officer shot and wounded a man who rammed two patrol cars.    Hollywood police say they were called to ..
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Another long sentence in $205M Medicare fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami federal judge has imposed another lengthy prison sentence on a former health care executive charged in a $205 million Medicare fraud scam.    U...
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Franklin Templeton brings golf and business to Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla- The Franklin Templeton shootout is gearing up for a busy weekend in Naples. Dozens of golf's best are competing on the fairways, while local businesses have their eyes..
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