Pieces of the World Trade Center arrive in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Two pieces from the World Trade Center are in Southwest Florida. The artifacts will be on public display at all times to remember that tragic day. The piece..
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Authorities find gun a courthouse checkpoint

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man was carrying a concealed handgun and three small bags of marijuana when he was stopped at a security checkpoint at the Duval County ..
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Sheriff announces new CCSO website starting Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron announced that beginning Monday morning, August 1st, at 9 a.m., a new CCSO website with easier navigation begins. Sheriff..
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Federal judge strikes down Florida drug law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge has struck down Florida's drug law because it got rid of a requirement that suspects have to know a controlled substance is illicit to be convi..
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LCAS Pet Adoption fees slashed for month of August

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As the end of summer approaches, Lee County Domestic Animal Services still has an abundance of pets needing homes at its facility. During the sh..
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Cuban-Americans fret over travel restrictions home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A growing number of Cuban-Americans are concerned about two bills in Congress that would reinstate strict limits over their travel to Cuba and the money they send fami..
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Officials say thief stole painting from church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DELAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials at St. Peter's Catholic Church in DeLand say someone stole a painting from a sacred room where priests change into their vestments and replaced it wit..
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Fundraiser for hometown hero, P.F.C. Corey Kent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A day-long fundraising event, to benefit P.F.C. Corey Kent of Cape Coral, is happening Saturday, July 30th. The soldier lost both his legs in a bomb blast last ye..
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Elderly man seriously injured in condo fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an elderly man suffered serious injuries in a fire at a Lauderdale Lakes condominium complex.    Broward Sheriff's Offi..
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FWC seeks information in black bear death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are seeking the public’s help in their investigation into the recent death of a Florida black bear. ..
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Man arrested for fraudulent UK ticket scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A South Fort Myers man has been arrested for fraudulently selling University of Kentucky season tickets that he never owned, and in one case, seats that never exi..
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4 Arrested following prescription fraud attempt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Wednesday July 27, 2011, deputies responded to the Medicine Man Pharmacy located at 904 Lee Boulevard in reference to a person attempting to pass a fraudulent ..
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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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