Family says Cape Coral police dropped the ball

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral man has been named southwest Florida's most wanted man.  Garrett Kern is considered a person of interest in his stepfather, James Arthur's dis..
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Naples sex offender arrested in child porn case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

William Bokerman's sister was cleaning out her 90 year old mother's condo in Naples  when she came across a box of photographs belonging to her brother.Inside she found 48 sex..
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Naples sex offender arrested in child porn case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

William Bokerman's sister was cleaning out her 90 year old mother's condo in Naples  when she came across a box of photographs belonging to her brother.Inside she found 48 sex..
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Kern's ex-girlfriend speaks about his abusive past

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

 LEE COUNTY - Fla -- The ex-girlfriend of southwest Florida's most wanted man speaks only to WINK News, and tells us, the father of her child, Garrett Kern, is capable of anyt..
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Casino bill draws new criticism, support

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lawmakers have introduced two similar bills in Tallahassee, which could allow three casinos to break ground in South Florida. The measure could also pave the way..
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Sex offender charged with making child pornography

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Fort Myers, Florida - A 65-year-old Naples man and Ohio native was arrested Thursday, in the Dominican Republic and returned to the United States for his initial hearing Tuesday pe..
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New details reveal man spied on couple having sex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla. - New details about a disturbing Collier County arrest are revealed. Detectives say 46-year-old David Bennett pierced holes in his apartments wall and secretly watched..
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Oklahoma highest in reported painkiller abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Deaths from drug overdoses, particularly prescription painkillers, increased significantly over a decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. In 2008, 36,450 p..
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Fla. Gov. defends policies to black legislators

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is telling black state legislators he won't appoint judges who think differently from him in the name of diversity.   &nb..
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Report Card: Fla. math, reading scores remain flat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Fewer than 40 percent of Florida's fourth- and eighth-grade students have scored at the proficient or advanced levels in math and reading, according to a n..
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Naples dentist swaps sweets for cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- In over your head in leftover Halloween candy? One Naples dentist is willing to trade in your treats, for cash!Dr. Thomas Hale of Advanced Dentistry of Naples is offe..
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Paddy Murphy's robbed, police search for suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Naples police are asking for your help in finding the man who robbed a 5th Avenue restaurant this weekend. Sunday morning, a man wearing a mask, walked into Padd..
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New Lee commission boundaries split Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee county commissioners have approved new boundaries for the five districts. The map splits the city of Fort Myers in two, much to the disappointment of elected ..
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Salvation Army food pantry almost empty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

As food supplies dwindle and requests for help increase due to this uncertain economic situation, the Collier County Salvation Army is seeking canned food donations to help the nee..
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CCSO arrests 1 of 4 teens involved in 'egging'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies continue their investigation into a Halloween “egging” situation that got out of hand in the Deep Creek area last..
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Emergency responders prepare for a plane crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A nightmare scenario was played out at the Charlotte County airport Tuesday morning, but thankfully it was just a drill. Now, emergency responders are better pre..
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Search continues for 2 missing Cape men

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Garrett Kern is now Southwest Florida's most wanted criminal. A warrant for his arrest has been issued on the grand theft of James Arthur's car. He remains a pers..
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Ft. Myers man threatens nurse with knife

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police were called to the Lee Memorial Hospital emergency room in reference to a male threatening medical staff with a knife. Devin House, 30, and his ..
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Chauncey Goss to run for Congress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Chauncey Goss filed papers Tuesday to become a Republican candidate for Florida’s 14th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives. Goss, the ..
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Grassroots effort saves Melbourne post office

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A post office that's been a big part of a central Florida community since 1984 won't be closing after all.    The Ocean Avenue post offi..
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