Cape police receive award for nabbing burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department has named Detective Michael Toleman Officer of the Month and Public Service Aide Mary Schwartz was awarded Employee of the Month ..
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Home invaders beat elderly Orlando couple

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for three men they say pistol whipped an elderly Orlando man and punched his wife in the head during a daytime home invasion. &n..
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3 people treated for carbon monoxide poisoning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Fire rescue officials say three people were rushed to the hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after a car was left running inside the garage of a Palm ..
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Sheriff: Sibling fugitives are extremely dangerous

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco says he hopes three fugitive siblings will make a mistake as they continue to elude authorities after allegedly shooti..
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1 killed, 2 wounded at Florida check-cashing store

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A clerk at a South Florida check-cashing store has died after being shot along with two other people during what was reported as a robbery.    A SWAT te..
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Foot fettish fiend faces felony for fondling.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Salvatore Pascucci sits in the Charlotte County Jail  He is charged with burglary and battery.Deputies say he admitted to breaking into a female neighbor'..
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Local investors, people, react to Dow dropping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Should Americans be worried about the downgraded credit rating and Monday's sell off on Wall Street?  Will people start to spend less and save more?  ..
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Congestion relief for two Naples intersections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Congestion at two north Naples intersections will soon get some relief.Later this month the intersections at Pine Ridge and Livingston Roads and Vanderbilt Beach and Goodlette-Fran..
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Mother on mission to bring her son's body home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local mother is on a mission. Her teenage son, Tyler Dobbins, was teaching in China when tragedy struck. A bacterial infection entered his blood stream, killing..
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Sanibel's first sustainable community in planning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.- Plans are in the works to create Sanibel Island's first sustainable community. The high-tech, eco-friendly compound is scheduled to break ground in a matter o..
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What does the nation's credit score mean to you?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The latest news of the nation's credit score drop may not have everyone in a full panic, but that may be because they're not sure what it means to them perso..
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Cape firefighters versus City Council

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPR CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral firefighters unanimously voted down a tentative contract agreement with the city. Now, both sides are pointing the finger at who they feel is at fault...
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Elderly man recovers after being beaten by roomate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An elderly man living in a nursing home is recovering from a badly bruised face after deputies say his roommate attacked him. Be warned, the pictures in the video..
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Woman drives into N. Fort Myers pond

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A woman swerves to avoid an animal and ends up driving into a North Fort Myers retention pond. Carmen Parra tells WINK News she lost control of her nearly-n..
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LeeTran future called 'troubling'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- LeeTran's future includes a giant budget deficit and a need for new spending on buses and shelters. Lee Commissioners got a briefing on the LeeTran study on Monda..
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11-year-old boy arrested for breaking mother's arm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An 11-year-old Lee County boy was arrested, after breaking his mother's left arm over the weekend. On Friday, Deputy Orjuela responded to a call in reference to a..
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Lee Memorial Health System joins forces with FSU

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee Memorial Health System is joining forces with a major university to keep future doctors here in Southwest Florida. The argument is simple: more students gradu..
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Police: Fla. man jailed after shooting 12-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - An elderly Florida man is jailed on charges that he shot and wounded a 12-year-old boy who was part of a group the man claims was harassing him. &..
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Files out in case of teen held in hammer killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - Newly released police documents say a Florida teenager accused of bludgeoning his parents with a hammer showed off thousands of dollars in cash before host..
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CCSO asks public for info on PC home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives are asking the public for help in identifying two white male suspects involved in a home invasion robb..
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