Florida Ethics Commission writes off old fines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Ethics Commission has drawn the line on writing off old financial disclosure fines.    The panel on Friday refused to give up on..
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Man, woman die in Fort Lauderdale motorcycle crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two people died when their motorcycle jumped a ramp on Interstate 95 and landed on the railroad tracks below.    The Flo..
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Special election set for Fla. state Senate seat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has set a special election to replace former Florida state Sen. Tony Hill, a Jacksonville Democrat.    Hill resigned his Dis..
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City Manager Resolves 'Add Pay' Grievances

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-City Manager Gary King has resolved two grievances filed by the Fire Rank and File and Battalion Chiefs unions regarding application of “add pay” in fa..
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Funds needed for Lehigh 4-year-old after accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Family friends say 4-year-old Zander Carman is alert in a Tampa hospital and talking to relatives. Zander's godmother tells WINK News it was touch and go the la..
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SCSO presents findings on criminal behavior

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office presented findings from its investigation into potential criminal behavior discovered during the audit of the Sarasota C..
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2 CCSO deputies credited with saving 86-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROTONDA WEST, Fla.- Two Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies were credited with saving an 86-year-old woman’s life in Rotonda from carbon monoxide poisoning Thursday evening..
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Police work to combat increase in crime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The City of Fort Myers experienced 182 more crimes for the first six months of 2011 compared to the same time period last year. That number is equivalent to a 10...
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Cape police release mid-year UCR crime statistics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department is releasing their mid-year 2011 Uniform Crime Reporting statistics. The only area showing an increase is theft, which reflects a..
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Violent crime continues drop at halfway point

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released its 2011 Semi-annual report which shows violent crime has dipped 14 percent over the same six-month period last year...
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15-year-old bicyclist dies in crash near Tampa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a 14-year-old died after he was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle in the Tampa Bay area. Officials say Morris L. Tay..
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Puppy found floating in canal was abused

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) - Pasco County officials are investigating after a puppy with guaze and medical tape wrapped around his neck was found floating on a palm frond in a canal. The c..
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New hydroponic farm takes root in Buckingham

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's anything but traditional, but Buckingham's new hydroponic farm promises picture-perfect produce grown above ground. "You're actually feeding each plant, per ..
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Crooks in Charlotte targeting gun stores.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Twice this week, burglars have attempted to gain access to two different gun stores in the area. Deputies say on Monday the crooks cut through the fence and br..
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Home invasion 911 call released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - The frantic 911 call from a woman during a home invasion is released as the victim tries to describe a botched robbery. "They had guns.. there were five mexican men...
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Local analysis of the debt debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - Thursday night, the House abandoned plans to vote on raising the debt ceiling. As the August 2nd deadline looms, political experts and activists are sounding of..
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Brutal murder investigation underway in Englewood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- A brutal murder is under investigation in Englewood. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said a 28-year-old woman allegedly stabbed a 65-year-old man 50 times ..
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Several bloody knives at N. Naples murder scene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - New details into what family members are calling a gruesome murder of their loved one in North Naples. Investigators worked well into day three of a murder c..
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Video 1: Child rescued from North Fort Myers pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A local man is being hailed a hero after rescuing a 4-year-old boy from the bottom of a crowded North Fort Myers pool after being submerged for almost five ..
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More fitting room doors revealed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla--CALL FOR ACTION showed you Macy's fitting rooms in Naples, Port Charlotte, Fort Myers, Tampa and Orlando hung so someone can easily see in. A whistleblower says th..
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