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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FMPD arrest Thanksgiving homicide suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Sunday, the Fort Myers Police Department with assistance from the United States Marshals Office Fugitive task Force located and arrested Joquinn Anthony Tavari..
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UNF students use robot to track gopher tortoises

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Some University of North Florida students are using a remote-controlled robot to aid in their research of gopher tortoises.    Gopher torto..
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Police say Fla. man stole car with toddler inside

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CASSELBERRY, Fla. (AP) - Police say a central Florida man tried to steal a car with a child inside.    Casselberry police said 28-year-old Crystal Martin left her ca..
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Fla. man charged with murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A 31-year-old Sarasota man has been arrested in connection with the recent slaying of a father of three.    Charles Hill was charged with first..
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Police search for kidnapped Orlando woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando Police say a woman has been kidnapped from a condominium complex.    Authorities have also found a vehicle Monday that may have been use..
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Sen. Marco Rubio has book deal for memoir

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio has a book deal.    The Florida Republican has signed with Sentinel, a conservative imprint of Penguin Group (USA), for a memoir ten..
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