Woman helps police catch burglars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

Cape Coral, FL- A woman's home burglarized but she doesn't sit back and wait for police.The woman checks out pawn shops on her own and helps deputies track down the men respon..
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Rehabilitated manatees released back into Southwest Florida waters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

ESTERO, Fla.- It was a homecoming of massive proportions for two manatees on Wednesday. The mom and calf have spent the past three months at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, rehabilitating ..
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Algae killing fish in Collier not toxic to humans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The following results were provided by the Collier County Pollution Control & Prevention Department on Wednesday, July 20. Below are the most recent red ..
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Collier deputies taking on more workload

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office is at one of the lowest staffing levels in seven years, and the Sheriff is cutting more than $4 million from next year's ..
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Deputies identify teen killed in N. Fort Myers dirt bike-ATV collision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office has identified the teen killed in a dirt bike-ATV crash Tuesday as Ronald Koger, 13, of Cape Coral.Deputies say Koger was r..
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Voicemail hacking: make sure you are protected

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News wanted to know just how easy it is to hack someone's cell phone. We were surprised by what we discovered. Cell phones are like mini-computers. The more..
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Salvation Army hosts back-to-school fashion show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties held a back to school fashion show at it's Fort Myers store on Wednesday.The fashion show is to help boost ..
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North Port burglar chased by homeowner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- On Wednesday, North Port Police responded to a call in reference to a burglary in progress in the 3800 block of Geary Terrace. The caller said her husband surpris..
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Repeat teen offender added to crime stoppers most wanted list

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers teenager, who's been arrested on charges ranging from premeditated homicide to burglary, has been added to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers 10 Most W..
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Ex-Heat star Mourning sued over traffic crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning is being sued over a weekend traffic cash that raised questions about whether he improperly left the scene. The law..
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State pension fund improves $19 billion in last FY

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's pension plan grew by slightly more than $19 billion in the fiscal year completed June 30.    The State Board of Administration rel..
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Injured soldiers learn to scuba dive in Keys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Just seven months after losing both legs and full use of his right arm following an attack in Afghanistan, a 45-year-old U.S. Army Special Operations soldier ..
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New York Pizza & Pasta delivery man lied about robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A North Naples man has been arrested after Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies say he reported a robbery that never happened. Kyle William Lahanse, 24, ..
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Cape Coral Police Detectives Arrest Two Suspects on Multiple Burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On July 12th Detectives Kordelle McKissack and Michael Toleman responded to the Buy and Sell store located at 2948 Del Prado Blvd regarding a woman who identified..
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CCSP arrests 13-year-old-boy for setting fire to another Port Charlotte boy in foster care

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 13-year-old-foster child for setting fire to another foster child Tuesday afternoon in Port Charlotte. Deputies..
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Arrest made in Bonita Springs bank robbery investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Michael Koenigs, 38, of 7592 Pierre Circle in North Fort Myers, was arrested at approximately 1:00 am on July 20, 2011. Koenigs is charged with Robbery. In..
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Reform school closing a dagger to rural Fla. town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) - To the rest of Florida, the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys was best known for its dark history as a place where the reformatory's guards regularly beat thei..
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Ex-astronaut Mitchell says moon camera a NASA gift

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - Former astronaut Edgar Mitchell says a camera he brought back from the Apollo 14 moon mission was given to him by NASA despite the space agency's lawsuit seeking its r..
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Grandfather of burned Charlotte County boy speaks out.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- 9 year old Logan Nelsons charred clothes were still in his grandparents yard this morning. Logan suffered 2nd degree burns over 80 percent of his body after ..
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Cape canal project leaves dirt piles in neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - What started as routine canal maintenance in one Cape Coral neighborhood ended with piles of dirt lining the street. NE 21st Avenue is just one road where the ci..
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