Cape Coral dispatcher placed on administrative leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Dispatcher Contracia Robinson has been placed on administrative leave as a result of an arrest over the weekend. Hopkins was formally charged by the Of..
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St. Matthew's House hosts turkey drive-thru

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's an unconventional concept: showing up to a home improvement store to get a Thanksgiving meal, but that's exactly what hundreds of families did in Naples Mond..
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CCSO idenitifies human skeletal remains found in woods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Sheriffs deputies have identified the remains found as Dannie Jones, a 55-year-old white, male.Deputies say Jones is homeless and the initial investigation in..
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Cape Police arrest man for convenience store armed robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On November 19th at 3:40am, Cape Coral Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K convenience store located at 533 Cape Coral Parkway East. ..
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Drug law case on fast track in Fla. Supreme Court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A case that could result in the release of hundreds - and possibly thousands - of drug offenders is on a fast track in the Florida Supreme Court. &nbs..
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2 men struck, killed by car during roadside fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says two men were struck and killed as they argued along a Southwest Florida roadway.    FHP says 46-year-old Jenn..
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Port Charlotte drive-by shooting injures 3

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit has issued a warrant for the arrest of a suspect in the drive-by shooting into a car early Saturday mo..
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Murder suspect Kern booked into Lee County jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Garrett Kern is back in Southwest Florida after a cross-country search and arrest in Illinois. Kern was booked into the Lee County jail on Sunday on charges incl..
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Woman arrested in violent home invasion, sexual battery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A 19 year old woman is under arrest, charged in a violent home invasion robbery and sexual battery that occurred in Lehigh Acres more than five months ago.&nbs..
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Deadly crash at Business 41 & Pine Island Rd in N. Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol is on the scene of a deadly crash involving two pedestrians in North Fort Myers. The crash was reported just after 6pm Sunday at N T..
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Miami Hurricanes withdraw from bowl game consideration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Miami is not going to a bowl this season, self-imposing a ban that school officials say was "necessary" in response to an ongoing NCAA investigation into ..
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Naples woman among injured in Yale tailgating crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into..
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Occupy protester arrested on bomb threat charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An Occupy Fort Myers participant faces felony charges after threatening to bomb the Fort Myers Police Department. Ryan Komosinski, 22, of Cape Coral, is the seco..
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Charlotte detectives seek jewelry thief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Charlotte County detectives have released a surveillance photo in hopes of catching a jewelry thief. The robbery happened Saturday at the K-Mart on Cochran B..
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Lee county residents live homeless for a weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Kathy Sager is one of six people who traded in her bed and car for a sleeping bag and a bike.It was part of a weekend homeless challenge in Lee county."We're hopi..
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Investigators look into drive-by shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating a drive-by shooting. It happened on SR 45 near the intersection of Elkcam Blvd. ..
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Families become whole as 14 kids are adopted in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It had all the appearances of a normal courtroom proceeding. No surprise that five-year-old Matthew Strickland didn't seem too interested. But Saturday's trip to..
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Loved ones honor murdered Cape Coral man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Family and friends paid their last respects to a murdered Cape Coral man, with a memorial at his church. Dozens gathered Saturday afternoon at Faith Presbyterian..
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I-75 re-opened following serious crash in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol has re-opened all southbound lanes of I-75, just south of Colonial Boulevard following a serious crash. Witnesses on the scene tell WINK N..
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Traffic stop leads to cloned credit cards, drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Miami man has been arrested in Lee County after a traffic stop led to the discovery of cloned credit cards and drugs. The Lee County Sheriff's Office said Jano..
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