LCSO searches for suspect in grocery store robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s help in apprehending a suspect wanted for a robbery that occurred at the parking lot of the Swe..
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Charlotte inmates hit the books for high school diplomas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Prisoners in Charlotte County are hitting the books in order to get  their high school diplomas. "It'll be the ultimate goal for me and then I can take..
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Florida's foreclosure mediation program ends

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's statewide managed mediation program for residential mortgage foreclosures is finished.    Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Char..
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Reverend cut off by Panhandle city council

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A reverend was abruptly cut off by Pensacola's city council president and surrounded by police while talking about his free speech rights.    ..
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Cape Coral child involved in lawnmower accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A 6-year-old boy has been involved in an accident involving a riding lawnmower on Academy Blvd. in Cape Coral. Cape Coral police have reported that the boy became..
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Diocese of Venice helps build homes for needy elderly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Diocese of Venice is building a new home for southwest Florida's most needy residents. In fact, construction is going on right now across from the Blessed Pop..
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Bokeelia man accused of stealing neighbor's power

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

BOKEELIA, Fla.- A Bokeelia man is behind bars for allegedly stealing his neighbor's electricity."It just totally amazes me that someone could take advantage of somebody like that,"..
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Authors named for SWFL Reading Festival

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Lee County Library System announced the Best Seller List of authors who will participate in the 13th annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival on Saturday, Ma..
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Teen accused of pistol-whipping her mother gets probation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A south Fort Myers teen accused of of pistol-whipping her mother in March to get her to co-sign for a used 2004 Nissan 350Z was given probation Monday and told to..
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Kern pleads not guilty in the death of James Arthur

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Cape Coral man charged with the death of his grandfather, James Arthur, in late October was arraigned in a Lee County courtroom this morning, according to our p..
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Another 'Mimi' coin shows up in Salvation Army red kettle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A “Mimi Inspired” Salvation Army donor strikes again. Last week, a Salvation Army employee an came across a $1 silver coin which had been dropped into..
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Suspects steal 22 iPods from Best Buy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- Surveillance footage shows two women stealing 22 iPods from the Estero Best Buy on Friday. An employee reported that he saw two females with handbags walk in and then..
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Firefighter pops the question at local bowling alley

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local firefighter surprised his girlfriend Sunday night with an elaborate proposal at the bowling alley where they first met. Brian Angelson made this video, wh..
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Builders Care surprises disabled man with home renovation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Builders Care is launching it's 100th home renovation project in Lee County. For the past five years, the group has rebuilt homes for disabled or disadvantaged pe..
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Red Sox stadium hopes to open in time for spring training

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Crews are working non-stop to get the future spring training home of the Boston Red Sox ready for action early next year. WINK News is getting just one more sneak..
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Stabbing in Immokalee leaves 1 dead and 1 injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- On Sunday, just after midnight, the Collier County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a stabbing in Immokalee. Deputies were dispatched to the scene ..
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Christmas gifts for foster kids stolen from church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - Thousands of dollars in Christmas gifts for foster children have been stolen from a central Florida church.    WESH 2 News (http://bit.ly/sCBWW..
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Fire destroys 4 yachts at Coconut Grove marina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COCONUT GROVE, Fla. (AP) - Investigators are trying to find out what caused a fire that destroyed four yachts at a South Florida marina.    The Miami Herald (http://..
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Fatal accident in Ochopee leaves U.S. 41 blocked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A collision on U.S. 41 in Ochopee has left at least one dead and the road completely blocked. Florida Highway Patrol has reported that the accident happened f..
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Teens break into Gainesville restaurant, cook meal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say two teenagers broke into a north Florida Chinese restaurant and cooked some chicken gizzards.    Gainesville police spokesman Jor..
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