Four arrested on drug charges in Port Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two adults, both convicted felons, and two juveniles during a drug raid on a Port Charlotte home..
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Fort Myers man accused of second-degree murder denied bond

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Connell Carroll made his first appearance Wednesday morning at the Lee County Jail and was denied bond.  Carroll, 32, who is accused of shooting and killing ..
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June 1 marks start of Atlantic storm season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  MIAMI (AP) - Coastal residents, you've been warned: Hurricane season has begun. The six-month Atlantic hurricane season begins Wednesday and continues through Nov. 30. F..
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Merchants praise Fla. sales tax holiday law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Merchants say a back-to-school sales tax "holiday" signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott will boost the state's treasury as well as their businesses. Rick McA..
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ACLU to challenge drug testing for state workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  MIAMI (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida will announce a plan to challenge Gov. Rick Scott's executive order mandating the drug testing of state employees ..
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Confusing conditions as hurricane season starts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The hurricane season officially begins today, and it apparently won't be an easy one for forecasters. This year, both the El Nino and La Nina effects ar..
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Charlotte County Comissioner being investigated by the Sheriffs Office

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A criminal investigation in Charlotte County involves an elected County Commissioner. Deputies say that at 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, they were called to a res..
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Let's Eat: Fried Fish Burgers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

Ed and Tony from Anthony's on the Blvd. in Cape Coral stopped by the WINK Kitchen Wednesday to show us how to make a Fried Fish Burger. (Recipe below) Anyone who visits the restaur..
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Next-to-last space shuttle flight lands on Earth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Endeavour and its six astronauts returned to Earth early Wednesday, closing out the next-to-last mission in NASA's 30-year program with a ..
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NASA sets up telescope at Naples Municipal Airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- Crews from NASA set up at Naples Municipal Airport on Tuesday to catch the return of space shuttle Endeavour. They set up a telescope to capture thousands of photo..
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Bonita Springs YMCA closes its doors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A lack of memberships and out of control costs forced the YMCA to close. The facilty opened in 2005, but posted a loss every single year thereafter. The YMCA..
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Bonita Springs YMCA closes its doors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A lack of memberships and out of control costs forced the YMCA to close. The facilty opened in 2005, but posted a loss every single year thereafter. The YMCA..
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Charlotte Co. woman reported missing has been found safe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: Mabel Lillian Best has been located in good health. She was found in Hendry County.   ORIGINAL: The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is attemp..
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Girl locks herself in safe for more than an hour

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS-Terrifying  moments for an 11 year old girlShe was locked in a money safe for more than an hour this past weekend.Firefighters teamed up with a locksmith to get her..
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New Lee County storm surge projections have Emergency Management on edge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- 2011's Lee County storm surge projections have Emergency Management on high alert. "What we see now is a slightly different picture in more detail. And it's a lit..
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Lee Co. Utilities to ask for 23% Rate Hike over Four Years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County utilities will seek a hefty rate increase over the next four years.  It says it needs the money to pay for higher internal costs, plus to pay for ..
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Lee County Sheriff proposes $6 million decrease in upcoming budget

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Sheriff Mike Scott and his team announced the budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year on Tuesday. The budget has been cut by a little more than $6 million for the up..
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Cape woman collects donations for deployed Marines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-As the country takes Memorial Day to reflect on the men and women in uniform, one Cape Coral woman hopes people will take the time and reach out to troops overseas..
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Fla. Gov. Scott signs welfare drug testing bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Welfare applicants will have to undergo drug testing under a bill Gov. Rick Scott signed. Scott signed the bill Tuesday in Panama City along with another m..
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LCSO seeking woman involved in carjacking, armed robbery and kidnapping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County sheriff's detectives are searching for a woman involved in a carjacking, armed robbery and kidnapping in the Pine Manor area on May 28. Detectives want..
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