Bokeelia man accused of stealing neighbor's power

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

BOKEELIA, Fla.- A Bokeelia man is behind bars for allegedly stealing his neighbor's electricity."It just totally amazes me that someone could take advantage of somebody like that,"..
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Authors named for SWFL Reading Festival

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Lee County Library System announced the Best Seller List of authors who will participate in the 13th annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival on Saturday, Ma..
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Teen accused of pistol-whipping her mother gets probation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A south Fort Myers teen accused of of pistol-whipping her mother in March to get her to co-sign for a used 2004 Nissan 350Z was given probation Monday and told to..
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Kern pleads not guilty in the death of James Arthur

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Cape Coral man charged with the death of his grandfather, James Arthur, in late October was arraigned in a Lee County courtroom this morning, according to our p..
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Another 'Mimi' coin shows up in Salvation Army red kettle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A “Mimi Inspired” Salvation Army donor strikes again. Last week, a Salvation Army employee an came across a $1 silver coin which had been dropped into..
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Suspects steal 22 iPods from Best Buy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- Surveillance footage shows two women stealing 22 iPods from the Estero Best Buy on Friday. An employee reported that he saw two females with handbags walk in and then..
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Firefighter pops the question at local bowling alley

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local firefighter surprised his girlfriend Sunday night with an elaborate proposal at the bowling alley where they first met. Brian Angelson made this video, wh..
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Builders Care surprises disabled man with home renovation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Builders Care is launching it's 100th home renovation project in Lee County. For the past five years, the group has rebuilt homes for disabled or disadvantaged pe..
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Red Sox stadium hopes to open in time for spring training

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Crews are working non-stop to get the future spring training home of the Boston Red Sox ready for action early next year. WINK News is getting just one more sneak..
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Stabbing in Immokalee leaves 1 dead and 1 injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- On Sunday, just after midnight, the Collier County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a stabbing in Immokalee. Deputies were dispatched to the scene ..
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Christmas gifts for foster kids stolen from church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - Thousands of dollars in Christmas gifts for foster children have been stolen from a central Florida church.    WESH 2 News (http://bit.ly/sCBWW..
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Fire destroys 4 yachts at Coconut Grove marina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COCONUT GROVE, Fla. (AP) - Investigators are trying to find out what caused a fire that destroyed four yachts at a South Florida marina.    The Miami Herald (http://..
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Fatal accident in Ochopee leaves U.S. 41 blocked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A collision on U.S. 41 in Ochopee has left at least one dead and the road completely blocked. Florida Highway Patrol has reported that the accident happened f..
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Teens break into Gainesville restaurant, cook meal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say two teenagers broke into a north Florida Chinese restaurant and cooked some chicken gizzards.    Gainesville police spokesman Jor..
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Local church stuffs the bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Members of a Collier County church are donating some generous gifts to school children. The Living Word Family Church set up a bus in front of the Super Target on Im..
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State Board of Ed approves new FCAT scores

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state Board of Education has approved a new set of passing scores for Florida's standardized test.    The board voted unanimously in fav..
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Fla. Legislature shifts focus to higher education

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Last year, Florida legislators made historic changes to education. Tenure for new teachers was eliminated. Instructor evaluations were revamped and linked to student t..
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Fla. ministry sued over abuse allegations in Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle ministry is being sued over alleged sexual abuse at a Haitian orphanage whose finances it manages.    A lawsuit filed in E..
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Kickin' it with Kyle at the Lee County DAS

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- How about bringing a pet home for the holidays?This morning WINK News was kicking it with Kyle at the Lee County Domestic Animal Services for more information on ..
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FAMU head keeps job during hazing death probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University's president will keep his job while authorities investigate the hazing death of a band member.    The university'..
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