Deputies search for a burglary suspect in S. Fort Myers; 2 in custody

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

South Fort Myers- Lee County deputies are searching for a burglary suspect in the area of McGregor Blvd and Winkler Rd in South Fort Myers. Deputies are searching a Hispanic male, ..
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Cats rescued

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Cats rescued
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Teen faces charges in pregnant girlfriend beating

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A Gulf Coast-area teenager is in jail accused of hiring someone to beat up his pregnant girlfriend in order to make her miscarry.Authorities say 18-ye..
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New plan would force the unemployed to accept jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Legislation has been filed in Tallahassee to prohibit people receiving unemployment benefits from turning down jobs. Some lawmakers say people are gaming the sys..
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Authorities annouce dates for Operation Medicine Cabinet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - It's time to gather up all of your unused or expired medication.  The Lee County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the Florida Crime Prevention Association..
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Palm Beach County announces plan to speed up ballot counting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials in Palm Beach County say they're taking steps to speed up vote-counting after elections.The county's supervisor of elections says she plans t..
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New numbers: Auto sales on the rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT (AP) - U.S. sales of cars and trucks rose in January, a strong start to what the auto industry hopes will be an extension of last year's recovery.In another good sign, sale..
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Local church prays for peace in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Parishioners at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church are praying for the safety of their loved ones in Egypt. At a special prayer service Tuesday, church-goers prayed..
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Man shoots mother-in-law, blames her for divorce

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man who police say blamed his in-laws for breaking up his marriage, shot his mother-in-law before killing himself. Police say 47-year-old George Delv..
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Ice, snow force thousands of flight cancelations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

With ice on the runways in Dallas and a blizzard expected in Chicago, U.S. airlines are canceling thousands of flights and erasing much of their service in the middle of the countr..
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FWC seeks information for species-management plans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is starting to develop management plans for 60 species currently listed as threatened or species of special concern in F..
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Deputies search for missing East Naples man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLESp- Deputies are asking for the public's help in locating a 31-year-old East Naples man who has been missing since early Tuesday morning. Rosenberry was last seen by deputies ..
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Scott to unveil Fla. budget at tea party event

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott will roll out his budget recommendations at a tea party event in the small central Florida town of Eustis. The new Republican governor on T..
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CCSO investigating theft of copper wire from street light poles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RIDGE HARBOR- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the theft of 1,407 feet of copper wire from five county street light poles in the Ridge Harbor community..
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Fla. lawmakers trying to fix Medicaid, wait on CMS

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's legislature seems poised to pass a bill aimed at reducing the state's Medicaid expenditures by expanding privatization of the program. But that proposal may ..
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Space shuttle Discovery fixed, back on launch pad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery is back on the launch pad following unprecedented repairs for its final voyage. NASA moved Discovery out of its hangar Monday ni..
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SW Florida soldier, killed in Afghanistan, laid to rest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - Family and friends of 29 year old Jason Amores took time to say goodbye to the fallen soldier. The driveway leading into Lee Memorial Park lined on Monday with mem..
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Florida Federal Judge: Health Care Reform Unconstitutional

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

The Justice Department says it will appeal a Florida judge's ruling against President Obama's Health Care Reform. Monday, a Federal Judge in Pensacola ruled the law unconstitutiona..
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CCSO:Port Charlotte man looking for sex pretended to be an officer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a man looking for sex pretended to be an officer to hit on a woman. The woman tells WINK News John McDonald, 58, sta..
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CDC: Toxic drywall not linked to deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A new government report says toxic drywall is not to blame for a series of deaths; but people who have lived with the problem wallboard insist it is a health thr..
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