Republican debate in Tampa expected to be heated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla.- Monday night's debate has people talking already. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has picked up a key endorsement. Meanwhile, Texas Governor Rick Perry is su..
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Fla. insurer agrees to phase in hefty rate hike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's largest insurer of homes and businesses, state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp., is lowering a proposed rate increase for providing cover..
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Rudi Dekkers tells his story to WINK- Part 2

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Before September 11, 2001, a Dutchman by the name of Rudi Dekkers was on top of the world.His florida flight school was booming, and the money was flowing.But after the attack, his..
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Eternal flame missing from Punta Gorda monument

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- On any given day, you are likely to see visitors paying homage to fallen soldiers at the Kiwanis Veterans Garden in Punta Gorda. What's more significant is what ..
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Where were you on 9/11? Part 2

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PART 2: There are few days in American History that America, as a Nation, will never forget.September 11th, 2001 is one of them.This morning, we're telling the story of that day by..
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Lee Struggles with maintenance of private roads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee county commissioners want more study of private roads, some of which flood every rainy season.   Right now, Lee spends an average of about 50-thousa..
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Millionaire's murder trial starts in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Jury selection has started in the murder trial of a millionaire developer who is charged with fatally shooting his wife.    Attorneys for Bob Wa..
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Miami police chief ousted over disobeying orders

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami's police chief has been ousted by the city commission for failure to follow orders from his superiors.    The commission voted 3-2 Monday to fire ..
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Missing Children's Day draws attention in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today is Florida Missing Children's Day and law enforcement is using the occasion as a way to educate children and parents. More than two dozen cold cases are get..
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Standoff with burglary suspect ends peacefully

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, September 12, 2011 at 11:31 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a burglary in progress at 2431 Simpson Street. Upon arrival officers spo..
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Brotherhood riders return home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The brotherhood riders are on their way back to Southwest Florida. JetBlue is flying them back to Fort Myers after their 1,700 mile cycle ride from Naples to New ..
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CCSO arrests woman with illegal drugs in her bra

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy made a traffic stop late Saturday in Englewood and noticed a large bulge in the drivers chest area when she kept tugging on her..
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Fla. US courthouse reopened after van spurs probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Buildings and streets around the federal courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach have reopened after police were investigating a suspicious vehicle.&nbs..
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Fort Myers police investigate crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 5:02 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash on S.R. 82, just east of Forum Boulevard. A tracto..
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Wilson Pigott bridge now passable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Wilson Pigott bridge on SR 31 is finally in the "down" position after  a malfunction Monday morning. It is still unclear what caused the malfunction that..
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Cape police looking into Identity Theft suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and/or locating a theft suspect. The incident took place at Walmart on Saturday Sept..
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Final whale stranded off Keys goes to SeaWorld

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - The final whale stranded in May off the Florida Keys has arrived in Orlando.    The 1,100-pound, 12-foot-long female pilot whale calf arrived ..
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Fla. college student dies playing basketball

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A student from Northwood University in West Palm Beach collapsed while playing basketball in the school's student center.    Authorities..
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Tropical Storm Maria moving away from NE Caribbean

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Maria is moving away from the northeastern Caribbean islands with little change in strength forecast.    Maria's maximum sustained winds ..
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Police investigating tractor-trailer crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Sunday just after 5:00 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash on S.R. 82 just east of Forum Boulevard. A tractor trailer went..
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