Accused killer could plead guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Andrew Castor is accused of killing his 19-year-old neighbor in 2008 by stabbing her to death. WINK News obtained video showing him just moments after the allaged..
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LCSO makes 4th arrest,violent home invasion, sexual battery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with a violent home invasion and sexual battery that occurred in Lehigh Acres in June. Terrell McClendon, 19, o..
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Woman receives kidney after posting Craigslist ad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A woman is recovering in a Miami hospital after receiving a new kidney after posting a plea for help on Craigslist.    Selina Hodge posted a plea online..
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Edison State College trustee Washington Baquero resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dr. Patricia Land, Acting District President, Edison State College, announced today that Dr. Washington D. Baquero, a Board of Trustees Lee County member, submitt..
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Construction workers file back wage complaint

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Three dozen construction workers who were fired earlier this month are seeking back wages from a contractor building apartments in a Miami suburb. &nb..
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Fallout from FAMU: Ga. high schools suspend bands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta-area school district is suspending all marching band activities over concerns of "inappropriate physical activity" between students.    The..
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Boston Red Sox items go on sale Saturday morning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Boston Red Sox will sell a variety of items from their old spring training home, City of Palms park in Fort Myers. The yard sale begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday,..
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1 dead, 1 injured in overnight Charlotte motorcycle accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Port Charlotte. The late night wreck happened along Kings Highway just before midnight.  &n..
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Amendment at least temporarily off Fla. ballot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A proposal that would repeal a ban on public funding of churches and other religious organizations is off the ballot, at least temporarily.   &nb..
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Rescued puppy is 'Lucky' to be alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Little Lucky is finally cashing in on some long awaited good fortune."Nothing really prepares you for something like that. So we were all pretty shocked when we saw i..
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Investigators say they've uncovered fraud at FAMU

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities investigating the death of a Florida A&M University drum major say they have uncovered possible employee fraud and misconduct. ..
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AAU to hold news conference on abuse allegations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Amateur Athletic Union was set to announce changes Wednesday to its child safety policies after its former president became the target of a child molestati..
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Cops: Man killed girlfriend over voodoo spells

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man who confessed to killing his girlfriend because of her voodoo spells is being held without bond in Orlando.    Orange Coun..
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69 cats surrendered to LCDAS

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On December 13th, Lee County Domestic Animal Services assisted a local resident with the voluntary surrender of 69 cats. LCDAS is hoping to adopt the cats into pe..
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Animals at the Naples Zoo open their presents early

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NAPLES, Fla.- The countdown to Christmas is on, and the Naples Zoo is helping you celebrate. The 12 days of Wild Holiday Fun are under way as the animals are already ripping into t..
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Blessings in a Backpack hosts Girls' Night Out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Blessings in a Backpack hosts the 3rd Annual Girls' Night Out event beginning at 5 p.m. on Feb. 3rd at Harley-Davidson of Fort Myers.  More than 300 women ar..
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Overnight crashes kills 1 injuries 2

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.   Two  different  accidents  overnight in Port Charlotte sends two people to the hospital and leaves  one dead. Both accidents ha..
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NTSB recommends full ban on cell phone use while driving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In a sweeping recommendation Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board is recommending all states adopt laws banning texting and calling, even hands-free..
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Commissioner on Immokalee Master Plan: 'It's over'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- After more than a decade of planning, Collier County Commissioners shoot down a plan to build up Immokalee. The county has spent more than $500,000 on the Im..
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Certain medications hard to find in southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- New proof that Florida's law on monitoring pain pills may be doing more harm than good.  Doctors and patients are frustrated because the medicine they need..
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