Former Medicare fraud fugitive to be sentenced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A man who was on the lam for several months is scheduled to be sentenced in Miami federal court for a scam involving Medicare Part D.    Luis Perez More..
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Criminals posing as 'Microsoft Security Team'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is urging residents to "beware" of an emerging form of Internet scam that cyber criminals are using to trick Microsoft users..
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Harry Chapin Food Bank loses a truck to theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 24-foot, refrigerated truck was stolen overnight from the Harry Chapin food bank. The license plate number is X2358B and the truck number on the fender reads 41..
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Reduce risks by opting for 'Awake Surgery'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Imagine getting a facelift  or going under the knife and being awake for it! It's a new trend that reduces the risk of actually going under. Here today to tell us more about a..
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Dining in the Dark, Saturday Sept. 17th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Experience a decadent three-course meal as you may never have before, without your sight. Imagine, as you slip on a blindfold you will truly savor the taste of yo..
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Off The Hook: Faizon Love

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Faizon Love will be at Off The Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island, Thursday - Sunday, September 15th - 18th. He's appeared in movies including "Friday", "Couple..
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WINK story helps return stolen trailer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - We have a happy ending to a story you saw Tuesday on WINK. Someone stole a trailer belonging to a Port Charlotte minister - a trailer he uses to feed the hun..
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Male found dead in Charlotte County woods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a body found in the woods, off S.R. 31, north of the Lee-Charlotte County line. Officials say it is ..
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Two men arrested in connection to eight burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. -- Two men are behind bars in the Lee County Jail facing a laundry list of charges in connection to nearly ten burglaries over several days in Fort Myers Bea..
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Neighbors shocked by alleged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- Neighbors of Bettina Meixel say the accusations come as a shock in their tight knit community. Jean Smith says she and her son had seen the 40 year old and her daug..
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Seagrass neighbors shocked over double homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla- A couple found dead inside their Golden Gate home, and deputies are calling this a double homicide. Yellow crime scene tape surrounds a house on 5770 Seagrass ..
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Parents: Casey Anthony knew where child was buried

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Cindy Anthony says in a television interview that she believes her granddaughter drowned, while her husband believes his daughter Casey Anthony has a more intr..
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Firefighters free boy stuck in chimney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- First-grader Seth Shook is known in his neighborhood for one thing- climbing. But Tuesday evening, Seth's inclination landed him in a less than comfortable ..
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Fla. teachers union files suit over merit pay law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's teacher union is suing the state over a new law that requires merit pay and ends tenure for new hires, one of a number passed nationwide changing how teacher..
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Judge blocks Fla. law restricting doctor gun talk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge in Miami has blocked enforcement of a first-in-the-nation Florida law restricting what physicians can say about guns to their patients.   &nb..
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Turning to Asia to sell condos in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- You might call it, the Asian invasion. A local company is marketing bargain-priced Fort Myers condos to investors in Asia. It's working: the Asians are happy to b..
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CCSO investigates a body found in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives are investigating a body found in a wooded area about 150 yards off S.R. 31 this afternoon. The location ..
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Speared turtle swimming again after rehab

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - A federally protected loggerhead turtle is swimming off the Florida Keys again after recovering from a spear gun shot to its head.    Cheered b..
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Bank employee obtains 3 customer credit cards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Economic Crimes Unit detectives arrested a bank employee Monday after he obtained new credit cards in three customers’ names ..
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Couple arrested for child cruelty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Venice couple for child cruelty after finding their family was living in a home filled with raw sewage. Deput..
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