Desoto flood warning remains in effect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- A river flood warning is still in effect for the Peace River in Arcadia. At 11 a.m., the river stage was at 10.9 feet, with a flood level of 11 feet. The rive..
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County employees plant bomb hoax, 'practical joke'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two county employees were in court this morning. William Prussman and Randall Feinstein are accused of planting a fake bomb at county-owned gas pumps on September..
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Feds indict 24 in Fla. for pill dealing, fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Twenty-four people have been indicted in South Florida for allegedly trafficking in pain pills and conspiring to defraud Medicare.    Federal prosecutor..
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Problems with breath-test machines in Sarasota Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Sarasota County prosecutors have decided not to use alcohol breath-test results in about 100 current DUI cases in Sarasota and Manatee counties after learning..
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Fort Myers woman arrested for child manslaughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 21-year-old woman, facing charges for child manslaughter, was in court Thursday morning.  Brittney Wells was arrested regarding the death of a 2-year-old c..
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Elderly Fort Myers couple found dead in hot tub

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Tragedy for a Gateway community after a couple was found dead in their hot tub. "It was very shocking, of course, especially very disturbing," said son-in-l..
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CCSO busts Port Charlotte crack dealer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a Port Charlotte woman for drug dealing in Crack Cocaine. Arrested was Helene Marie Pious, 48, o..
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Harley opens Latin America headquarters in Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson Inc. is opening a permanent Latin America headquarters in Miami.    The Milwaukee-based company said Thursday the m..
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Fla. man accidentally shoots himself

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) - Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say a 22-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the head while showing his girlfriend a handgun.    Deput..
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LCSO seeks witnesses in traffic fatality

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. JAMES CITY, Fla.- A Pine Island man died yesterday after crashing his vehicle into a tree. On Wednesday, at 4:22pm, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a sing..
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Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio sidesteps immigration debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has been raising his national profile through major policy speeches on the economy and America's role in the world.    But immigra..
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Naples gallery takes part in 'American Craft Week'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NAPLES, Fla.- Dennison-Moran Gallery is participating in American Craft Week October 7th-16th. It is a nationwide celebration of handmade American crafts and the people who make th..
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Lee County employees accused of planting fake bomb

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Two Lee County employees are behind bars and accused of planting a fake bomb at county owned gas pumps.  Sheriff Mike Scott told WINK News the men stood an..
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Boat strikes Sanibel Causeway, 3 men rescued

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Three men have been rescued after the Lee County Sheriff's Office says the boat they were in struck the center span of the Sanibel Causeway on Wednesday evening..
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Charlotte Deputy admits to falsifying records.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- Deputy First Class Timothy Hamula officially resigned his position with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office yesterday after admitting to investigators that..
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Global BlackBerry glitch hits Southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It has the nickname "Crack" Berry and it's more than 70 million users are experiencing withdrawal. BlackBerry users on five continents can't get their emails or ..
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Bond set in Collier fatal hit and run

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- On Wednesday a judge set bond at a half-million dollars for Etem Alajbegu. Setting $250,000 for each charge he is facing. Meanwhile the community is still ree..
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Stem cell procedure put on hold

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

Bonita Springs, FL - A Southwest Florida doctor at the center of a controversy involving stem cells is making the case for the procedure.  Dr. Zannos Grekos has not been able ..
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U-Save Supermarkets under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A popular grocery store is under investigation by the Department of Labor.  Florida U-Save supermarkets are accused of not paying overtime, and paying less ..
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Lee Schools aimed at saving energy and money

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's your money, and the Lee County School District is turning off the lights to conserve cash. The School Board just approved a new county-wide energy policy aim..
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