1 seriously injured in Pt. Charlotte accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-  A single vehicle accident, involving a scooter, has left one seriously injured in Port Charlotte. A male in his twenties suffered head trauma and is bei..
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Deputies searching for missing East Naples woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for a 30-year-old East Naples woman. Shannon Bermingham lives on the 27000 block of Jackson Ave. Her mother, who ..
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Another manatee found dead in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A large male manatee was found dead near Big Hickory Pass Thursday morning. The manatee was eight feet long and showed no sign of propeller trauma. Fish and W..
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Suspects on the loose after armed robbery at Citgo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Three males dressed in all black, including gloves and ski masks, stormed into the Citgo on Lee Blvd. in Lehigh Acres shortly before 1:00 a.m. Thursday, with a..
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LCSO searching for suspects who vandalized church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Safe Harbor Community Church on Plantation Road in Fort Myers got an unwanted paint job Wednesday afternoon. Lee County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the ..
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Witness provides new testimony in Saavedra's case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- New testimony is being heard in Jorge Saavdedra's self-defense case. The Collier County teen is charged with stabbing a classmate to death at a  school bus s..
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Ed commissioner: Raise passing FCAT reading score

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson is recommending the state raise the score needed to pass the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.   &nbs..
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Poll shows 2012 presidential race close in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Many Americans have memories of the 2000 recount in Florida that settled the presidential election and wouldn't want to go through that experience again.&n..
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3 Fla. teens praised after rescuing drowning boy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARGATE, Fla. (AP) - Three South Florida teenagers are being hailed as heroes for saving a three-year-old boy who fell into a backyard canal.    The teens received t..
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FHP makes arrest in crash that killed 5-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a five-year-old girl.    Kimora S..
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Fla. authorities say man stabbed his parents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) - Detectives are investigating after a southwest Florida man allegedly stabbed his parents and was also stabbed in the process.    Pinellas ..
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Fla. mom charged with threatening student online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A 33-year-old Orlando mother has been charged with making written death threats to a middle school student on a social Internet site.    Orange ..
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Florida panel considering water pollution rule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida environmental regulators are taking a vote on a hotly debated state water pollution rule.    Environmentalists say the state's propo..
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Cell phone of missing Fla. mom found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The cell phone of a missing Florida mother has been found.    Authorities have been searching for Michelle Parker after she disappeared on Nov. ..
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Future of FAMU prez in question after band death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The future of Florida A&M University's president is in question as authorities investigate whether hazing played a role in the death of a member of the sch..
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Biden greets Navy sailors returning home from Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is at a naval station in North Florida welcoming about 350 sailors home from a 7-month deployment in Iraq.    Bid..
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Semi-truck rollover shut down SR 31

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fl.- State Road 31 in Charlotte County was shut down Thursday morning because of an overturned semi-truck. Emergency workers arriving on scene found a semi-truck ..
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FHP investigates 2 crashes on SR 82, 1 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating two crashes along a stretch of State Road 82 in Lehigh Acres.  The first is a fatal accident at the intersectio..
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Lee Co. teacher's aide charged with distributing child porn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- WINK News has uncovered a man arrested and charged with distributing child porn has been working at a local elementary school.  Ryan Nichols has no crimina..
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Naples City Council approves $1.6 million for new pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- The Naples City Council has given the green light to spend $1.6 million on a new community pool. There's one thing everyone agrees with when it comes to running a co..
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