Funeral services set for slain Fla. officer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PETERSBURG- Funeral services have been set for an officer who was killed in the line of duty. St. Petersburg Police officer David Crawford died Monday. Officials say he was sho..
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Naples teen will be tried as juvenile in stabbing death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES- A 15-year-old will be tried as a juvenile in the stabbing death of a fellow student at a school bus stop. The Collier County State Attorney's Office announced Wednesday tha..
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Fla. man arrested after traveling 145mpg on I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office was notified by FHP of a high speed pursuit that started in Collier County on northbound I-75 Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. F..
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ER wait times in Lee County increase due to seasonal population

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY - If you find yourself heading to the ER anytime soon health officials say you'd better be prepared to wait. The increase in our seasonal population is causing back-ups ..
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"Granny Scam" leaves local man without $3,000

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies report another “Granny Scam.” This time an 85-year-old Harbour Heights man was called Tuesday by a man he th..
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INVESTIGATION: Staged crashes costing you millions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The number one reason your insurance premiums keep going up: elaborate crime rings trying to make money off what you think is a car accident. Insurance investiga..
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Lehigh homeowner sets trap to catch bicycle thief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh homeowner took matters into his own hands after thieves targeted his home this week.  He set up a simple trap that caught a pair of bicycle thiev..
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Feds raid Fla. pill mills; arrest docs, owners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WESTON, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents and local police swept across South Florida on Wednesday making arrests as part of a lengthy undercover operation in..
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Fla. music teacher accused of pawning instruments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ORANGE CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida music teacher has been charged with pawning instruments that belonged to students and the school where he worked. The Volusia County Sheriff's Of..
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A fire leaves a Cape Coral family homeless

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral family is homeless after a fire breaks out in their home. The fire happened in the 5000 block of 1st place. Fire crews put the fire out quickly, but ..
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Banks pay out over 2-million to fix up foreclosures in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County's been flooded with foreclosure filings since 2008. So, they started up the Blight Prevention Program to make sure homes in limbo don't bring d..
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SeaWorld whale trainers to get back in water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment officials say trainers will soon be back in the water with killer whales for the first time since a trainer's death last yea..
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LCSO increases patrols this weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- With spring break a few days away, the Lee County Sheriff's Office is gearing up for a busy month.  The sheriff's office tells WINK News that there will be f..
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Cape helps small businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

On Wednesday, the City of Cape Coral launched a series of meetings to help small businesses. The purpose is to help owners navigate through red tape and paperwork. More importantly..
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Side of school buses could soon read "YOUR AD HERE"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - School buses could soon become the latest form of advertisement for business. Right now, the legislature is considering a bill that would allow districts in ..
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Monitors are new addition to I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Drivers on I-75 may soon find smoother rides through southwest Florida. The Florida Department of Transportation is just a couple of weeks away from going live with a $10 million u..
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Man's sketch helps put burglar behind bars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- When Larry Young woke up to find his wife's $800 dollar bicycle stolen from his yard in Gulf Air Sunburst RV park, he thought it was a lost cause. Young says, "I wa..
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Update: Fatality in Charlotte County motorcycle accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies reported to the scene of a fatal accident. at 53550 Bermont Rd., almost to the Glades County line. The driver of a pickup truc..
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Father of teen accused in killing of Fla. officer gives tearful apology

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

ST. PETERSBURG- A 16-year-old who was arrested and accused of killing a St. Petersburg police officer made his first appearance in court Wednesday and was ordered held without bail..
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Police request help from public to solve homicide of a Fort Myers man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives are asking for the public’s help for any information they might have in the shooting death of Prini..
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