FMPD honors 7 for 'Doing the Right Thing'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

On Tuesday, the Fort Myers Police Department’s “Do the Right Thing” program will honor seven children for their good deeds. Awards will be presented to the follow..
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FPL goes green with vehicles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Florida Power and Light Company says it is going green with its vehicles. Eighty five percent of them use non-fossil fuels. A company spokeswoman explained, ..
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EXCLUSIVE: Judge candidate accused of drinking on the job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK cameras were rolling as a murder trial was halted because the defense lawyer was suspected of drinking on the job. A WINK News investigation uncovers, it's n..
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Sweet! Cupcakes for breakfast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - A local cupcake store is more than doubling in size.  Grace and Shelly's Cupcakes will soon be opening new locations along Fifth Avenue South in Naples and C..
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Girl accused of pistol-whipping mother pleads guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Former Canterbury honor student, Rachel Hachero, 17, has plead guilty to improper exhibition of a deadly weapon, after pistol-whipping her mother in March of 2011..
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'Snoezelen rooms' come to SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A type of therapy that's long been a hit in Europe, is now being used in Lee County.It's called a Snoezelen Room and it's designed to help people living with a ra..
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Weekend double homicide in N. Ft. Myers under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The victims of this weekend's double homicide have been positively identified as 26-year-old Aner Miralda and 26-year-old Dagoberto Ramos-Caceres. Both resided at..
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Panel: Fla. OK on how it dealt with investment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state panel says Florida's massive pension fund did nothing wrong when it hired a company with ties to the fund's executive director.    F..
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Chad Moreland accepts plea deal on eve of murder trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla -- A Lee County man chooses life in prison over death row. 27-year-old Chad Moreland was caught on camera robbing and killing a store clerk in 2007. "I told him doi..
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Report: Fla. officer fired 10 rounds at colleague

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - A judge has ordered a South Florida police officer held without bond for allegedly firing at another officer.    The Sun Sentinel (http://sunsent...
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Charlotte teacher resigns after grade-selling controversy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County teacher accused of selling grades to students has resigned, according to district officials. In a one-sentence letter to supervisors, dated No..
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FHP: Boy driving pickup critically injures woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 12-year-old driving a pickup truck struck and critically injured a woman in southwest Florida.    According to a Florida High..
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4 tourists robbed at gunpoint outside Fla. hotel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say four tourists were robbed at gunpoint outside a Daytona Beach hotel.    Police spokesman Jimmy Flynt tells the Orlando Sentinel..
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Grace and Shelly's cupcakes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Sweets are the passion that brought Grace and Shelly together at the Naples store three years ago.  As their friendship developed over their shared love for c..
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Body found floating off SW Florida island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in southwest Florida are working to identify a body found floating off Anna Maria Island.    The Sarasota Herald-Tribune (http://bi..
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Turtles, manatees monitored during Fla. boat races

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Among the safety protocols for the Key West World Championship powerboat races were helicopters monitoring sea turtles swimming near the race course. &nb..
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FMPD investigates shooting outside Taco Bell

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The victim in Sunday afternoon's shooting has been identified as Josh Reynolds, 22, of Fort Myers. He was treated and released from the hospital for his injury. P..
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Drive-by shooting leaves one person dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies say a 17-year-old Jose Pineiro was killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday evening on Orange River Boulevard in the Buckingham area of ..
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AWOL soldier arrested while seeking help for PTSD

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The family of an Orlando soldier arrested for going "AWOL" is fighting to get him out of jail. 25-year-old Devon Ritchie was getting treatment for Post Traumatic..
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Child injured after being hit by a car in LaBelle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LABELLE, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol says a 7 year-old girl was seriously injured after being hit by a car in LaBelle. Troopers say the girl was trying to cross the street at..
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