Teen faces charges in the death of his grandfather

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 19-year-old Clewiston man faces charges for the death of his 84-year-old grandfather. Clinton Drake, of Clewiston, is in a Lee County jail Tuesday morning. He i..
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3 women escorted off flight insist they're victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Three women escorted off a flight from West Palm Beach insist they did nothing wrong.    The incident happened Monday afternoon aboard a..
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South Fla. charities search for bilingual Santas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - South Florida charities are looking for bilingual Santas to say 'ho, ho, ho' in every language.    Community leaders say children can relate better to a..
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Clewiston man confesses to killing grandfather

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police say a Clewiston man confessed to killing his grandfather, after the victim was found in a pickup truck at a busy Cape Coral intersection. Cape ..
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Salvation Army reacts to bell ringer thief in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- The Salvation Army is reacting to news that one of their bell ringers is accused of stealing from the kettle. Over the weekend, deputies arrested 49-year-old Kevin D..
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Construction on Metro Parkway extension continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After the site sat empty for nearly five months, construction on the Metro Parkway extension is back under way, with a new contractor and a new deadline. "They've..
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Thieves target centurys-old family heirlooms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Thieves take thousands worth of family heirlooms from a grandmother's safe that were passed down for generations. A grandmother, who did not want to be identifie..
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Police find local music video 'appalling'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are left with questions after a music video surfaces online showing a local group waiving an illegal arsenal of weapons. The video was made by a group tha..
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Body found at a busy Cape Coral intersection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police are on the scene of a death investigation at Del Prado Blvd and Veterans Pkwy. A male was found deceased in a pickup truck. Detectives and Foren..
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Caregiver accused of stealing elderly couple's jewelry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- An elderly Cape Coral couple is devastated after a woman they trusted as a caregiver allegedly took off with thousands of dollars of their jewelry."It's absolutel..
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Senate president joining Fla. Gov. on Israel trip

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Senate President Mike Haridopolos will be joining Florida Gov. Rick Scott on a week-long trade mission to Israel.    Both Haridopolos and hi..
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Fifth Third Bank robbed in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A bank robbery has taken place at the Fifth Third Bank, located at 11511 S.R. 82. WINK News is on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes avai..
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Scientists find monster black holes, biggest yet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist - each one 10 billion times the size of our sun.    A team led by astronomer..
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Bowl teams graduation rates up, racial gap widens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A new study of the Football Bowl Subdivision schools selected to play in the upcoming bowl games shows overall continued academic progress, but a continued wid..
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Fla. program contacts businesses with foster kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida child welfare officials are launching a new program to connect businesses around the state with needy families.    Department of Chi..
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FMPD needs help identifying robbery suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to Hello Cellular (Metro PCS) located at 4113 Palm Beach Boulevard in reference ..
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Arrests made in violent Ft. Myers home invasion case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two more teenaged suspects have been arrested in connection with a June 2011 robbery and rape case. A 16-year-old and 17-year-old, both of Fort Myers, have been c..
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Navy training mine found on Miami Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Navy training mine found on Miami Beach is being removed.    A perimeter was established once Fire Rescue arrived at the scene Monday morn..
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Suspicious fire in Bonita still under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- The investigation continues Monday into why a Bonita Springs house burst into flames over the weekend. Caution tape still surrounds the house on Harold Street..
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New Ft. Myers speed limits confusing some

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Monday, a 25 mph city-wide speed limit kicks into gear in Fort Myers. And while the proposal has been on the table since early this year, it will likely catch man..
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