Nearly a dozen arrests in insurance fraud in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Insurance Fraud Nets 11 Arrests And 3 Pending Arrests Collier County Sheriff's Office Posted Date: 12/29/2010 4:30 PM A yearlong investigation targeting insu..
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Man found unconscious in Englewood antique store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla. -- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives continue their investigation into a possible robbery motive of an Englewood East business this ..
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Fort Myers Police search for possible base jumpers at the Ambassador Hotel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are searching for two men who are suspected of breaking into the Ambassador Hotel.  That is the one right near the Edison Bridge and First Street. Po..
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Woman airlifted to Lee Memorial after being struck by van

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -  Firefighters tell us a Bonita Springs woman was run over by a vehicle on Dean Street just after 7pm tonight.  She was airlifted by Medstar to Lee ..
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Cape soldier continues to recover

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla -  A Cape Coral solider is on the mend after suffering serious injuries in Afghanistan. Army Specialist Michael Araujo lost his left leg and nearly his right f..
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Downtown Fort Myers NYE celebration scaling back costs, not fun

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The new year is just around the corner, and planning is underway to ring in 2011 in downtown Fort Myers. But a bare bones budget is causing organizers to look for..
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Gas prices jump in Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Gas prices have jumped by more than 50 cents a gallon the last couple of months in Southwest Florida. And we may not see it stop soon. "Makes me feel like I ..
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Teen accused of killing parents to undergo testing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A 14-year-old accused of killing his parents will stay in juvenile detention for two more months. A Naples judge granted the state attorney's request Wednesday ..
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Woman strangled by necklace caught in massager

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida doctor has died after authorities say she was accidentally strangled by a electronic neck massager on Christmas Eve. Kenneth Gegerson called 9..
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Farmers lose $115 million to freeze so far

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Florida farmers have lost at least $115 million in this winter's cold blast, according to published reports.  And that figure is expected to grow. The ..
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Judge delays burial of former Venezeulan president

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A judge in Miami had delayed the burial of former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez amid a family feud over his final resting place. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Ge..
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Fla. Gov.-elect Scott takes celebration on road

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov.-elect Rick Scott told supporters Wednesday that if they support his agenda to create a more business-friendly climate in Florida, then they can'..
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Police offer reward in hopes of solving slayings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Tallahassee authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for information that might help them solve the slayings of a young mother and her three children. Dep..
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BP's spill costs look manageable 8 months later

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - As the Gulf oil spill gushed out of control, BP's financial liabilities seemed big enough to sink the company. No more. Cleanup, fines, lawsuits, legal fees and dam..
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Seventh gold coin donated to Salvation Army

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS-- A seventh and final gold coin has been donated to The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign in Lee County, Florida. The 1976 South African Krugerrand was dropped ..
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Economy took toll on Crist's term as Fla. governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist will linger in some short-term memories for his failed independent Senate run and his pardon of singer Jim Morrison. People thin..
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I-75 exit 123 has reopened

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Southbound lanes of I-75 at Corkscrew Road (MM123) have reopened. The lanes were temporarily closed due to a vehicle accident. Trust WINK News for the latest updates on this b..
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Cost to farmers so far $115 million

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 DOVER, Fla. (AP) - A published report says Florida farmers have lost at least $115 million in this winter's cold blast and it could get worse.      A..
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Lee County Deputy involved in double fatal accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers Fla.  Two people are dead and a Lee County Deputy is in the hospital following a late night crash in Fort Myers.       T he..
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Punta Gorda man arrested for firing shot into bedroom floor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Charlotte Harbor man after he fired a gun into the upstairs bedroom floor; the bullet came through and hi..
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