Buju Banton faces hurdles to release from US jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge has ruled that Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton can be released from jail before his next trial, but not yet. U.S. Magistrate Anthony Porcelli ..
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Canaveral Port official arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A former Canaveral Port Authority commissioner is charged with two felonies. Ralph Kennedy was charged Wednesday with unlawful compensation for official..
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Broward deputy charged with drug money theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A veteran Broward County sheriff's deputy has been suspended without pay after his arrest on grand theft charges involving money seized during a drug b..
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Two alleged burglars arrested in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Wednesday October 27, 2010, at approximately 1:46 P.M., deputes with the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 1123 Belgrave Street, Lehigh Acres in refere..
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Feinberg to meet with Fla. oil spill task force

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Independent claims administrator Ken Feinberg will meet with Florida's Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force. Florida officials have complained that Feinb..
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Police probe officer shooting of robbery suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a police shooting that left a 21-year-old robbery suspect dead. The Orlando Police Department says 21-year-old Acrifa Soman robbe..
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Mother sentenced to 7 years in child neglect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando mother convicted of child neglect in the starving death of her 4-month-old daughter has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison. Lauren Gr..
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Body of missing toddler found in pond

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

INTERLACHEN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have found the body of a missing north Florida toddler. The Putnam County Sheriff's Office says the 17-month-old boy's body was found in a smal..
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Fla. man charged in killing of black bear

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LANARK VILLAGE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle man has been arrested after a wildlife investigator allegedly saw him shoot and kill a black bear with a bow and arrow. Gene Strickl..
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Comcast sued over response to emergency calls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The family of an 81-year-old Florida grandmother has filed a lawsuit against Comcast over its response to the emergency calls she made before her death. ..
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Foreclosure Prevention Workshop in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Thousands across Southwest Florida are still facing the danger of losing their home. Of you're one of them, help is on the way. Thursday, there is a foreclosure ..
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Goodwill to open second new store in one month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - For the second time this October, Goodwill will open a new retail and donation center in Southwest Florida.  Goodwill’s newest store, at 10676 Colonia..
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Celebrated violinist Reiko Niiya will present ''Shall We Dance - Reiko & Friends''

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS. Fla. - Celebrated violinist Reiko Niiya will present “Shall We Dance – Reiko & Friends”, a concert to benefit the Southwest Florida Symp..
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Fort Myers-Cape Coral second in 3rd quarter foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The foreclosure crisis intensified across a majority of large U.S. metropolitan areas this summer, with Chicago and Seattle - cities outside of the states that h..
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Halloween safety tips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Halloween is this weekend, so WINK News wants to pass along some tips to keep the festivities from turning into a nightmare! Safety should be the first thin..
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Overnight shooting in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lee County deputies are wrapping up an overnight shooting. The Lee County Sheriff's Office said the victim shot himself... and then lied to deputies. The&..
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Convicted felon with a loaded gun arrested at Coastland Mall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - A convicted felon was caught with a loaded gun, and trying to break into cars at the Coastland Mall in Naples. Naples police say they caught two Lehigh Acres men try..
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Wants vs. Needs: Consumer spending may surprise you

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Americans are trying to find the balance between wants and needs.  They're opening their wallets for big ticket, luxury items, while paying for food and med..
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Walk for suicide awareness

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - C.A.R.E.S. 4th Annual Survivors Stepping Out 5k Walk - 'You plus 2' can help us "Bring Down The Wall". This years event will be at: Lakes Regional Park, 7330 Gla..
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City of Cape Coral being sued for actions of police officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Mayor John Sullivan received a certified letter late Wednesday. Inside was a letter from a Miami law firm announcing a law suit against the city. The suit claims..
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