Drugs found in system of dead spring breaker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - Officials say multiple drugs were found in the system of a Georgia Southern University student who died over spring break in the Florida Panhandle. The Okaloosa..
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Woman found dead near train tracks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of an elderly woman who appears to have been hit by a train in South Florida. Boca Raton police say the woman's body..
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Donors boost Anthony's commissary account

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony has gotten a boost in her jailhouse commissary account since her acquittal last week on charges that she murdered her 2-year-old daughter. Record..
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Man dies guiding wife into parking spot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an elderly central Florida man was killed while trying to guide his wife into a parking spot. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 91-year-o..
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Couple guilty in case of girl strangled by python

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUSHNELL, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida couple has been convicted in the death of the woman's toddler, who was strangled in her crib by a pet python. A Sumter County jury found 21-..
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Woman dies following crash with bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman died following a crash with a central Florida commuter bus. The Florida Highway Patrol reported Thursday that 45-year-old Cheryl Coffie..
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Fla. pushing summer camps for foster kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - More than 500 Florida foster children will attend summer camps around the state under the leadership of top athletes including Olympic gold medal gymnast Shannon Mille..
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Fla. man arrested in crash that killed teen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested a 30-year-old man on charges of leaving the scene of a fatal crash that killed a 15-year-old boy and injured his brothe..
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CCSO arrests drug trafficker on 11 charges in Englewood East home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Warrants Unit officers, acting on a tip Wednesday, went to an Englewood East home at 6960 Mamouth Street to make a warran..
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CCSO arrests 2 crack cocaine dealers in public housing project in Murdock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two drug dealers in two separate sting operations in a public housing project in Murdock Wednesd..
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Astronauts getting time off in space, finally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - After a hectic week in orbit, the astronauts on NASA's last space shuttle flight got some time off Thursday to savor their historic experience. "This is..
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Woman sentenced to 2 years for lockdown threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for making threats involving guns and schools that led to a massive lockdown affectin..
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Water safety tips

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla.- Water safety is important at any age, but is especially crucial if you have babies or toddlers in your home.  Here to discuss this and more is Dr. Anne..
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Comedian Thai Rivera stops by the WINK studio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla.- His blend of sarcasm, edge and charm is the can't-miss recipe for a night full of laughter.  This weekend, you have a chance to see Thai Rivera live at..
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Scammers use merger to trick customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- While Philip Belviso cooked dinner in his Cape Coral home Tuesday night, he got an alarming text message. "It said that if I don't call this number within a certa..
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Names released in overnight crash in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Update: 8am    New information about the bicyclist hit on McGregor boulevard overnight in Fort Myers.      The Florida Highway Patrol says 3..
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Golden Gate Estates man facing possible jail time & fine for March 18 fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. -- A Golden Gate Estates man is facing fines of nearly $9,000 and could go to jail for a fire that put dozens of homes in danger. The brush fire broke ou..
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30-acre retail/residential center coming to Lehigh?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - There are signs of the economic recovery in Lehigh Acres. A developer wants to turn an open plot of land into a bustling business and residential center. It's ..
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ONLY ON WINK: Police use flyers to find new leads in unsolved cases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department hit the streets armed with information hoping to get new leads on old cases. Police distributed flyer..
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Travelers weigh in on Homeland Security airport breach findings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. --Seven airport security breaches a day: That number comes from the Department of Homeland Security. They say -- it adds up to more than 25,000 security scares si..
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