Plastic makes a comeback

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Americans can expect an influx of credit card offers in the mail this year. Multiple online credit trackers say lenders are in a comfortable spot. More Americans..
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FMPD seizes drugs, guns and money in bust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday, the Fort Myers Police Department conducted an investigation at 3727 Fairview Avenuein response to several citizen complaints about ongoing drug ac..
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Governor orders investigation into pepper spray death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three years after WINK News broke a story about an Ohio man's death after he was pepper sprayed inside the Lee County jail, Florida's governor is demanding an in..
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Wisniewski found guilty in 2010 shooting death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dylan Wisniewski has been found guilty of manslaughter with a firearm in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Ashlee Swayze, in 2010. It took the jury less than ..
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Officials search for 2 missing Hollywood boys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UPDATE: The boys have been located safely. A Florida missing child alert has been issued for 7-year-old Yaqim David Lee Belton. He is  4 feet tall, 55 pounds, with black hair,..
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Aurelios Pizza owner alleges ex-employees stole $175,000

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The owner of Aurelios Pizza on 9909 Gulf Coast Main Street is alleging that ex-employees stole $175,000 between April 2009 and August 2010. He claims that the ex-..
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4 drug dealers arrested in Charlotte Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives Thursday arrested four known drug dealers involved in undercover drug buys last November or December. M..
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Vandals hit San Carlos Park Elementary School

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.- San Carlos Park Elementary School was vandalized at some point between 9 p.m. on Wednesday evening and 8 a.m. on Thursday morning. Buildings, trees and trash..
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Possible change in autism diagnosis worries some in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

An expert committee of the American Psychiatric Association is drafting much narrower definitions of autism, the development disorder that has exploded in numbers in recent years. ..
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CCSO Narcs arrest 2 more for 'doctor shopping'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives continue their investigations and crackdown on “doctor shopping” with two more arrests. Lawrence James Adams..
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Occupy the Courts happening in SWFL and nationwide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A major protest against the Supreme Court. People are gathering in more than a hundreds cities across the U.S. It's being called Occupy the Courts. One of those p..
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Scott announces improved good news on more jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment has dropped below 10 percent.    Gov. Rick Scott personally handled the conference call on Friday to boast that Flori..
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Wisniewski takes the stand in his defense

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The teen accused of shooting his girlfriend in 2010 is taking the stand to defend himself. Dylan Wisniewski is facing manslaughter charges for the death of Ashlee..
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Pt. Charlotte man arrested for recklessly flying his plane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man for flying his aircraft very low over Port Charlotte Thursday night. Around 9 p.m., the CCSO..
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4 more charged with hazing at Fla. A&M University

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Four Florida A&M band members have been charged with hazing in connection with a series of beatings and paddlings last year at a private home in Tallah..
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Amber Alert cancelled for West Palm beach infant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UPDATE: The Amber Alert has been cancelled and the child has been located safely. A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for Mar'Quan Johnson, last seen in the area of the 1400 bloc..
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$17k in stolen property confiscated from shoplifting crew

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An organized Miami shoplifting crew, on a return trip from a shoplifting adventure, was intercepted during an I-75 traffic stop Thursday afternoon. Three suspects..
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CCSO arrests 2 teens in burglary investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two teens Thursday for Burglary and Grand Theft. Jeremy Cole Jackson, 18, of 4615 La Gorce Drive, and a 17-year-ol..
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27th annual RV Show happening in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY  Fla.  Luxury condos on wheels fill the parking lot at the Lee Civic Center this weekend. The largest RV dealer show in Florida is back for a 27th year.&n..
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SCSO captures Kentucky murder suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- Three people have been arrested in connection with a murder that happened at a Kentucky McDonald's on Sunday. Deputies located Michel Vega Cartas, 23, and Janzel Ve..
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