I-75 reopens after deadly crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- After a deadly accident on I-75 in Charlotte County both lanes are now reopened. Yesterday one car crash caused a chain reaction when two trailers crashed d..
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Don't Ask Don't Tell to stay for now

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WASHINGTON (AP)-   A federal appeals court is allowing the military policy "Don't Ask Don't Tell" to stay in place for now. The court of appeals halted the policy for goo..
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Possible meth lab busted at local motel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Hazmat crews were called in to safely remove what they are calling a meth lab at the Motel 6. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, undercover..
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One NB lane of I-75 closed until at least midnight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The right lane of I-75 at MM 174 is expected to be closed until at least midnight on Friday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.  An accident inv..
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Water concerns over dumpster runoff

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Thursday afternoon, boaters spotted workers washing out dirty dumpsters just feet away from the Caloosahatchee River! They came to us, concerned, wanting to know..
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Lehigh mother speaks about thieves stealing crucial groceries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh mom is trying to figure out how she will feed her family after thieves broke into her car and stole all of her groceries. The crooks were caught on ca..
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Kindergartners need 4th polio dose before school starts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -With the new school year weeks away, the rush for vaccinations is on. For years, children between the ages of four and six needed to get their last polio vaccinat..
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'Bentley bandit' nabbed in Lousiana

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla.- Police put the brakes on a 22-year-old who they say stole luxury cars in five states including right here in Southwest Florida. Justin Durbin was caught in Lake Charl..
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Vandals sink Pineland man's air boat, causing thousands of dollars in damage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

PINELAND, Fla.- A Pineland man came home to a disturbing discovery on Thursday- his prized air boat, completely underwater. Now, Lee County deputies are investigating who caused th..
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Deans on leave have been at school for two decades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The two administrators on paid leave at Edison State College, after the course swapping scandal, are not talking. WINK tried all day to get their side of the sto..
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Roller hockey championships bring thousands to SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

ESTERO, Fla. -- One of Germain Arena's largest and longest events, the North American Roller Hockey Championships, is back in town. The tournament has proven to be a big boost for ..
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Thieves steal food from young mother and her baby

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The groceries were worth a little more than one hundred dollars but for a Lehigh Acres mom, they meant the world. The victim tells Crime Stoppers she had just u..
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Fort Myers police ask help in identifying suspect in connection with car burglary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department needs help identifying a person wanted in connection with a car burglary. In early July, the victim parked her car in the Target ..
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2 detained after gun scare at Melbourne City Hall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Two people were detained following a gun scare at Melbourne City Hall.    Police say an employee reported seeing two men exchanging a gun in t..
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Scott grants pardon to Gainesville soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Gainesville soldier serving in Afghanistan who was convicted of driving on a suspended license has been pardoned by the state. Lane Wright, a spokesman f..
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Fla. mom charged with pouring chemicals on son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida woman has been arrested after authorities say she doused her toddler with bleach, chlorine and other pool chemicals. Sandra Freeman was ar..
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Juvenile justice workers on leave after teen death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Six juvenile justice employees have been placed on paid leave after a teen died at a West Palm Beach detention center. A spokeswoman for the agency sai..
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Fla. supply firm sues German company over drywall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida building supply company is suing a German conglomerate for $100 million over defective Chinese drywall installed in tens of thousands of homes. Banner Supply..
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Victim shot in Fla. foreclosure eviction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - One person has been shot while authorities were serving an eviction notice at a South Florida home. Broward Sheriff's authorities said deputies went to ..
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CCSO Narcs arrest father and son in raid on Punta Gorda home Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics detectives arrested a father and son Friday after raiding their home at 6:20 a.m. in Punta Gorda at 3021 Roma Court. The N..
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