Woman drives into N. Fort Myers pond

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A woman swerves to avoid an animal and ends up driving into a North Fort Myers retention pond. Carmen Parra tells WINK News she lost control of her nearly-n..
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LeeTran future called 'troubling'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- LeeTran's future includes a giant budget deficit and a need for new spending on buses and shelters. Lee Commissioners got a briefing on the LeeTran study on Monda..
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11-year-old boy arrested for breaking mother's arm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An 11-year-old Lee County boy was arrested, after breaking his mother's left arm over the weekend. On Friday, Deputy Orjuela responded to a call in reference to a..
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Lee Memorial Health System joins forces with FSU

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee Memorial Health System is joining forces with a major university to keep future doctors here in Southwest Florida. The argument is simple: more students gradu..
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Police: Fla. man jailed after shooting 12-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - An elderly Florida man is jailed on charges that he shot and wounded a 12-year-old boy who was part of a group the man claims was harassing him. &..
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Files out in case of teen held in hammer killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - Newly released police documents say a Florida teenager accused of bludgeoning his parents with a hammer showed off thousands of dollars in cash before host..
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CCSO asks public for info on PC home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives are asking the public for help in identifying two white male suspects involved in a home invasion robb..
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Bonita crash leads to DUI and child abuse arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA BEACH, Fla.- A Bonita woman was arrested for D.U.I. and child abuse after driving under the influence with children in her car, leading to a head-on collision crash. On Frid..
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CCSO arrests man who fled from woman's bedroom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested Salvatore Louise Pascucci,26, 3544 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, after he entered a woman’s bedroom on th..
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Dr. Joseph Burke visits Lee County schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Dr. Burke will arrive at Colonial Elementary to eat lunch with some students. Afterwards, he'll head to Trafalgar Middle School in Cape Coral. All morning long, D..
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4 found dead in Fla. fire were also shot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Two women and two children found dead in an Ocala house fire were each shot at least once.    The Marion County Sheriff's Office said autopsies ar..
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Suspect on the loose after bank robbery in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- There was a scare outside a downtown Naples bank today.  A man told police he was robbed at gunpoint at the side of the P.N.C. bank on the corner of 4th Street S..
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FM Beach residents allegedly jumped and robbed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- On Friday, at approximately 9:48 p.m., Lee County officers responded to a call from Riptide Condominiums located at 711 Estero Blvd. in reference to an unkn..
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'Operation Meltdown' results in 6 arrests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight today announced the results of “Operation Meltdown,” a two-week intensive effort to crack down on metal thefts..
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Englewood man charged with wife's murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Frank Olms, Jr., 66, of 50 Beverly Circle, Englewood, for First Degree Murder in the shooting death of his ..
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SWFL is ready for the 'Silver Tsunami'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- In this economy, it seems like every program has taken a hit, but one state-wide initiative still has all it's funding in tact. The Florida Alzheimer's Disease In..
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Ga. police receive tips on fugitive siblings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Investigators say they received a tip that three Florida siblings accused of firing shots at a Florida police car and then robbing a bank in south Georgia may have t..
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Offshore investors snapping up Fla. real estate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Offshore investors are flocking to Florida's distressed real estate prices as major companies with ties to Hong Kong, Spain, Argentina and Malaysia are snapping up pro..
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Rapper Big Boi arrested on drug charges in Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Grammy-winning OutKast rapper Big Boi has been arrested in Miami on charges of illegally possessing drugs including ecstasy and Viagra pills.    The rap..
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1 dead after explosion at Fla. utility substation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - One person has died and two others were seriously injured after fire officials said a transformer exploded at a central Florida utility substation. &nbs..
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