Allied Recycling Inc. catches fire, no one hurt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A trash pile caught fire at Allied Recycling Inc. on Veronica Shoemaker Blvd. Monday morning. The yard manager reported that they were not open for business, but ..
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2 Mayo Clinic workers die in Fla. helicopter crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALATKA, Fla. (AP) - A Mayo Clinic heart surgeon was among three people killed in a helicopter crash in north Florida.    The Mayo Clinic says Dr. Luis Bonilla and p..
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North Vegas firefighters send man's ashes to Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - North Las Vegas firefighters provided a sad gift to a woman in Florida, when they chipped in funds to cremate and send to her the ashes of her 62-year-..
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New powerful painkiller has abuse experts worried

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation's second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could s..
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DAS: Panther attack caused death of Naples family's horse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.-Authorities say a Golden Gate family found one of their horses slain in their backyard on Christmas morning.  Monday, they ruled it a panther attack.  &..
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FMPD still searching for gunman in Edison Mall shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The search is still on for a gunman who shot and killed a man outside Edison Mall on Friday night. Now, days after the shooting there are still plenty of unanswer..
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'Discover Lee County' showcases what SWFL has to offer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new Yahoo.com report finds Fort Myers tops the list of U.S. cities with the largest increase in air travelers over the holidays. If you're looking to entertain ..
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Edison shooting victim identified, gunman still on the loose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As hundreds of people finished their last-minute Christmas shopping, police found dozens of shell casings throughout the Edison Mall parking lot. Stray bullets we..
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Many expected to register relationships in Orlando

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando officials and gay advocates expect a rush of same-sex couples at City Hall when a new domestic-partnership registry opens next month.    ..
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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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