Stand your ground ruling today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers Fla.    Today  an accused murder suspect could go home a free man.    A judge is expected to make a decision in Reginald Etienne..
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Family finds passel of puppies abandoned on highway 70

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

ARCADIA, Fla.- At first the family thought they were looking at baby pigs sniffing through garbage on the side of highway 70 in Desoto County.  They quickly realized they were..
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PETA, 1,500 others lobby for virtual animal dissection in Collier schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - More than 1,500 supporters join Change.org and Emantras in calling on Florida’s Collier County School District to switch to virtual dissection. Last month..
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An arson investigation is underway in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Lehigh Acres Fire Department is now looking for an arsonist. In the past few days, two suspicious fires have broken out near Latham Drive.  Now, the fi..
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FGCU takes on Florida in WNIT tournament

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla- The buzz started a few days ago after the women's basketball team took drown Drexel.  Now they're taking on the University of Florida on their home turf. And ..
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Lewd behavior at beach access

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Beach goers at a popular Naples beach access disturbed to find out a man was arrested for some lewd behavior. Police say Hans Von Guretzky-Cornitz put his genitals o..
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Liquor store employee chases thief, dodges bullets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS, FL- A liquor store employee chases after a bottle snatching thief only to find himself dodging bullets. The couple that owns Discount Wine and Spirits in North Fo..
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Cape Coral Police take down elaborate grow house operation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police take down what they call elaborate grow house operation. It happened at 2427 Northeast 22nd Avenue over the weekend. The swat team swarmed the ..
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Alcohol believed to be factor in crash that sends 2 to Lee Memorial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Two men are recovering after the car they were in hit a tree, flipped and landed in the yard of a local church Monday morning. Church members say this isn't th..
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Cape Coral R-Seahawks take to the skies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla.  -- The Cape Coral R-Seahawks were flying high Sunday. It was all part of the annual show at Seahawk Park. Between 50 and 75 pilots took part in flying thei..
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Police arrest couple on multiple burglary charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Detectives arrested Jack Bullock and Brittany Lehew on numerous residential burglary and grand theft charges on March 17. Cape Coral Police Offi..
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Lee May Require People in Mobile Home Parks to Recycle in County System

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Lee county may require people in mobile home parks to recycle in the county system.Commissioners on Tuesday will be asked to decide whether to require every household to join the c..
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Easter Basket Drive provides kids with a special gift

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH FORT MYERS- WINK News Lauren Pastrana has more details about the 3rd Annual Easter Basket Drive. 
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Smith stepping down as Fla. education commissioner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's education commissioner Eric Smith is leaving that post in June, saying he wants to give new Gov. Rick Scott a say in a successor who will pursue ..
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Woman arrested after embezzling $100K from local company

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-  Representatives of Turbine Generator Maintenance (TGM) reported a theft from the business on Aug. 11, 2010. TGM representatives stated that an employee, Amy..
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Officials: South Fla. water table rose after quake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- The devastating earthquake that shook Japan caused a temporary jolt in groundwater levels throughout much of Florida, officials said. The South Florida Water..
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Alcohol a factor in Fort Myers car crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Fort Myers Police believe alcohol and speed are factors in an early Monday morning car accident that happened on Second St. at Cranford.  The car nearly hit t..
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Charlotte Co. firefighter injured battling large brush fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PUNTA GORDA - Firefighters are investigating what sparked a brush fire that quickly grew to an estimated 100 acres near Punta Gorda early Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out short..
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Coast Guard investigating substance in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says there is some sort of substance in the water in the Gulf of Mexico, and officials are collecting samples to determine what it is. Coast..
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Banner plane crashes after takeoff; no injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - The pilot of a banner plane is uninjured after crashing shortly after takeoff. The plane departed Saturday afternoon from North Perry Airport in Pembrok..
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