Fla. man gets life in prison in Colo. slaying

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing a woman 33 years ago in Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Marcello Maldonado Perez of Port ..
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School bus stuck in sinkhole

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

8:00 Update: School bus is out of the sinkhole and now parked on road.  Water main break is suspected of creating problem. FORT MYERS, Fla- The intersection of Dunbar and Pau..
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Fitness Friday: Back on the bandwagon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-A lot of things can kick you off the workout bandwagon whether it's the holidays or an injury.  Mike Drumm has some tips to get back on track.  First, ma..
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Stolen donation jar returned to restuarant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - New developments tonight on a story WINK News first brought to you Wednesday. A man steals cash from a Toys for Tots donation jar at a Naples restaurant, but then fe..
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TropicDeals.com: local website offering big local savings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - There's a new local website where you can get a great deal, stir the economy, and help the community, all at the same time. It's all just a click away. It's cal..
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Colorado jury convicts Florida man in 1977 slaying

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado jury convicted a Florida man of raping and killing a 22-year-old woman in 1977. The jury found Marcello Maldonado Perez guilty Thursday of first-de..
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Former jail guard gets 30 years for raping inmate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A former Broward County detention deputy has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a female inmate in 2007. The judge sentenced 40-year-old C..
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Atheists accuse Cape council of intimidation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  Cape Coral City Council is under fire, accused of trying to violate free speech. The issue ignited because of the t-shirts an atheist group was wearing at t..
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'Operation Clean Street' takes three in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY--"Operation Clean Street" netted 3 arrests. It all went down a little under an hour ago not too far from where we're at and in quite dramatic fashion. Officers w..
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State Attorney won't file charges on Rasnick

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lawrence Rasnick once made Southwest Florida's Most Wanted list. But now he's out of jail. That's because the Lee County State Attorney's Office says there isn't ..
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Crime Stoppers seeing spike in tips, paying out record amount of reward money

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers says it's experiencing a record-breaking surge in callers as the holidays approach. The agency paid out more than $8,000 in rewar..
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Woman arrested for running prostitution business out of her home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN CARLOS PARK- Neighbor Tom Power says, "I don't know what to say really, that's crazy." Power says he's shocked to hear that deputies arrested his neighbor, 35 year old Angela F..
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50 Best Careers for 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Do you want a job that's likely to be around for the next decade? How about one with a decent salary and job satisfaction? U.S. News and World Report released the 50 best careers f..
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Family friend: "Someone called for help and instead of getting help he's killed"

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - A family is searching for answers tonight. They are asking why their loved one is dead after being tased by Collier County deputies. The Sheriff's Office tells ..
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School security officer: 'I'm not a hero'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A security officer credited with saving the lives of several Panama City, Fla., school board members says he was just doing his job and is no hero. Mike Jo..
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CCSO seeks your help in fraud investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY-- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man and woman in connection with a credit card fraud investigation. Detectives..
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FWC rescues young manatee from frigid water

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla - Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) rescued a young male manatee in St. ..
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Almost no oil recovered from sand berms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The big set of sand barriers erected by Louisiana's governor to protect the coastline at the height of the Gulf oil spill was criticized by a presidential commis..
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Neo-Nazi gets life in fatal stabbing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A Pasco County judge has sentenced a neo-Nazi to life in prison, following a jury's recommendation. Circuit Judge Michael Andrews sentenced John Ditull..
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Grow house equipment seized in traffic stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A detective with the Lee County Sheriff's Office made an unusual find in a routine traffic stop this week. The detective on Wednesday pulled over a Ford F150 fo..
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