13-foot python found in S Florida swimming pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A 13-foot-long Burmese python was found swimming in a South Florida family's pool.    Suladie Miranda tells WSVN-TV that she called 911 as soon as she s..
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Stranded dolphin netted, released in FL Panhandle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CALLAWAY, Fla. (AP) - A stranded dolphin dubbed "Christmas" is swimming freely after a two-day rescue effort in the Florida Panhandle.    Gulf World co-owner Ron Har..
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Boiling cane juice evokes memories of old Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PASCO, Fla. (AP) - The cane grinding began when a determined mule named Molly, all 15 hands of her, commenced ambling in a circle to pull a belt that powered a machine that spat ou..
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Church brings snow for Christmas in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida church says about 10,000 people turned out to see something kind of miraculous for the balmy state -- a hill of snow.    Bayside Com..
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Keys mosquito-suppression plan raises questions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A plan to introduce genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to try to stop the spread of dengue fever is waiting for state and federal approval.&n..
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Ft. Myers shooting sends 1 to the hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police are investigating a shooting Monday morning that sent one woman to the hospital. Investigators say the victim was shot around 3 a.m. on Ashwood ..
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Legislators consider Caylee's Law, crime bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - When the Florida Legislature begins its 2012 session next month it will do so just six months after a jury acquitted Casey Anthony of killing her 2-year-old da..
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Victim Identified in Friday's Fatal Shooting at Edison Mall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On Friday, December 23, 2011 at 8:54 p.m. Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call of shots being fired at 4125 Cleveland Avenue (Edison Mall entrance "D..
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Internet scams trick vacationers with fake rentals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A family from Suriname was the first of a string of guests to arrive at Steve Chase's million-dollar South Florida home expecting a vacation - only, Ch..
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Santa delivers presents to hundreds in Suncoast Estates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Santa's sleigh swept through Suncoast Estates for the third year in a row, bringing toys and holiday cheer to hundreds of families. This year's event was the big..
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Edison mall 'back to normal' after fatal shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

FORT MYERS, Fla -- The mall was back open at 7 a.m. Saturday morning and packed full once again with last minute shoppers. Evidence of a fatal night at the mall is now a distant me..
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Man recovering after hit-and-run crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A man is recovering this morning after being involved in a hit and run accident.It happened on Palm Beach Boulevard near Woodside Avenue in Fort Myers.Officers te..
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Family who lost home to fire rebuilds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's been more than a year since fire destroyed a South Fort Myers family's home. We have a happy ending to share with you, right in time for the holidays...
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Stores packed full with last minute shoppers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- If your Christmas shopping isn't done, well, you're not alone. Every year millions of Americans wait until the last minute and some major retailers are playing into ..
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Take a second look before donating to 'charity bins'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-If you're clearing your closet to make way for new holiday surprises, you may want to take a second look at where you're donating your gifts from Christmas past. D..
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Unique items at Lehigh Acres Flea Market

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Many southwest Floridians are getting that last-minute shopping in, and some are discovering locally made items right in their own community.  The Lehigh A..
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How about a new home for Christmas?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Christmas is just two days away, so what better stocking stuffer than keys to a brand new home? Denny Grimes joined us in the studio Friday morning with a look at..
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Grandparents: unjust that Zander McCready remains in Ark.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The grandparents of Zander McCready issued a release, calling it absurd and unjust that the 5-year-old remains with a foster family in Arkansas on Christmas weeke..
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Lehigh teacher arrested on cocaine charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Carl Henry Richardson, 26, was arrested Thursday for selling and possession of cocaine. Richardson is a math teacher at Lehigh Middle School. The investigation ag..
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Nurses fired for taping Utah patient's mouth shut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Provo hospital official says two nurses were fired for taping a patient's mouth shut and laughing about it.    Utah Valley Regional Medical C..
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