4 tourists robbed at gunpoint outside Fla. hotel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say four tourists were robbed at gunpoint outside a Daytona Beach hotel.    Police spokesman Jimmy Flynt tells the Orlando Sentinel..
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Grace and Shelly's cupcakes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Sweets are the passion that brought Grace and Shelly together at the Naples store three years ago.  As their friendship developed over their shared love for c..
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Body found floating off SW Florida island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in southwest Florida are working to identify a body found floating off Anna Maria Island.    The Sarasota Herald-Tribune (http://bi..
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Turtles, manatees monitored during Fla. boat races

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Among the safety protocols for the Key West World Championship powerboat races were helicopters monitoring sea turtles swimming near the race course. &nb..
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FMPD investigates shooting outside Taco Bell

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The victim in Sunday afternoon's shooting has been identified as Josh Reynolds, 22, of Fort Myers. He was treated and released from the hospital for his injury. P..
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Drive-by shooting leaves one person dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies say a 17-year-old Jose Pineiro was killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday evening on Orange River Boulevard in the Buckingham area of ..
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AWOL soldier arrested while seeking help for PTSD

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The family of an Orlando soldier arrested for going "AWOL" is fighting to get him out of jail. 25-year-old Devon Ritchie was getting treatment for Post Traumatic..
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Child injured after being hit by a car in LaBelle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LABELLE, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol says a 7 year-old girl was seriously injured after being hit by a car in LaBelle. Troopers say the girl was trying to cross the street at..
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One injured in shooting behind Fort Myers restaurant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are investigating a shooting behind a fast food restaurant on US 41 Sunday afternoon.Officers say a man was shot in the arm in the parking lot behind a Ta..
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Finals held in Fla. powerboat races; 3 have died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Two powerboat racers have been injured in the final races of the Key West World Championship, where three competitors died last week. Sunday was the fina..
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SR 82 open after deadly motorcycle crash in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol has re-opened a portion of State Road 82 in Lehigh Acres following a deadly motorcycle accident. It happened just after 4pm near Sun..
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South Florida officer allegedly fires shot at colleague

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida police officer is being without bond on a charge of attempted first-degree murder after allegedly firing a shot at another officer. &nb..
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U.S. Marine's family celebrates Thanksgiving early

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - While many Americans look forward to being with their families this Thanksgiving, so many military men and women are forced to spend it apart from their loved on..
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Bodies of two men found in North Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double homicide after the discovery of two bodies off Pondella Road in North Fort Myers.A passerby disco..
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Two critically injured in Estero collision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ESTERO, Fla. - Two men are in critical condition after a head-on collision Saturday afternoon in Estero.The Florida Highway Patrol says an SUV crossed a median and hit an oncoming ..
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Missing Bonita Springs man found safe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a missing Bonita Springs man has been found safe in Collier County. The Lee County Sheriff's Office had issued a Silver..
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Former Miracle player talks about surviving abduction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) - The kidnapping ordeal of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos ended after two days when Venezuelan police commandos swooped in to rescue him in a fl..
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Third offshore powerboat racer dies after Key West race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - An offshore powerboat racer has died after being critically injured in an accident at the Key West World Championship, the third racer killed during the boating compet..
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Habitat turns bad economy into opportunity to help

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

  CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Keith and Joyce Darling were in the process of buying a home in 2008 when the economy took a turn for the worse. "I lost my job and that put a halt to it a..
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General Dozier helps Salvation Army on this Veterans Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Retired General James Dozier is marking this Veterans Day by giving the keynote address to an event sponsored by the Salvation Army. Earlier, Dozier sat down with WINK News Senior ..
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