New details in Cape murder suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-  Two months ago, Tara Brissette's family saw her life come to an end too soon. "It's hard because they both were so happy. It makes it harder to deal with th..
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LCSO: Lehigh motorcycle UPS truck crash still under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- WINK News is learning more about a man who died in a fiery motorcycle crash in Lehigh Acres. Gerardo Perez was pronounced dead at the scene yesterday after au..
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Cape Coral salt water dredging permit renewed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

CAPE CORAL, FL- Cape Coral residents say several weeks out of the year, they can't even use the canals behind them because the water is too shallow. "This boat needs 3 foot 2 inche..
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Child rescued from North Fort Myers pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A boy sinks to the bottom of a crowded North Fort Myers pool and stays there for nearly five minutes while nobody above the water notices. A North Fort Myer..
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Thieves burglarize Cape Coral home, use new technique to enter through garage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral couple can't believe their eyes, after crooks got away with thousands of dollars of their belongings. But it's how the thieves entered the home, that..
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Conservation group says "clock is ticking" to save Pine Island property

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A local conservation group is in a race against time to save hundreds of acres of Pine Island land from development. The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coa..
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Fla. murderer found in Colo. 32 years after escape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A murderer who escaped from a Florida prison in 1979 is now in custody in Colorado.    Frederick Barrett escaped from the Union Correctional..
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Changes coming to bus routes in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Whether you ride public transportation or not, changes to Lee Tran service will affect you. The plan is to better utilize existing routes and get rid of those tha..
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Trash fees lowered for Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County is making good on millions in bonds for a trash sorting facility and they're now passing the savings onto residents. Nearly two decades after the count..
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Cape Coral neighborhood watch gears up for National Night Out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch is gearing up for next week’s “National Night Out." Cape Coral’s “National Nig..
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Judge hears challenge to Fla. campaign law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge is considering a challenge to a Florida campaign law regulating political committees and similar groups.    U.S. District Ju..
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Suspect who played a role in scammed auto sale sought

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a man who picked up cash from a money transfer, sent from an unsuspecting victim ..
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Riverview man found inside SUV submerged in river

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says boaters found the submerged SUV that belonged to a Riverview man who was reported missing in June.    The body..
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Reputed mob boss appeals Florida fraud sentence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A reputed captain of the Gambino crime family's South Florida operations who prosecutors say is linked to the infamous hit that led to John Gotti's rise to power is ..
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Poultry maker expands chicken recall to nuggets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A voluntary recall of thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken was expanded over concerns that the meat could be contaminated with bacteria that can cause ..
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College Parkway and Summerlin Road intersection closure Wednesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. – As part of the completion of the Summerlin Road widening project, the contractor will be installing final pavement markings (lane lines, turn arrows, et..
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RNC: Scott won't be factor in 2012, Rubio will

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says neither Gov. Rick Scott's low approval rating nor the immigration debate will hurt the GOP as it..
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WellCare, United, others cheat Fla. kids program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Four private health insurers who wrongly claimed they spent millions on patient care in the state's children's health care program also provided coverage to patients i..
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Citizens proposes massive Fla. sinkhole rate hike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's largest property insurance company is seeking an average increase of nearly 430 percent in optional sinkhole coverage. The board of state-backed ..
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Boys and Girls Club of Collier County attempts to be Twister world record

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.– The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County (BGCCC) is pleased to announce thaton Thursday July 28, 2011 world records will be broken. This is a special event f..
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