Tip leads FBI to arrest in Florida bank heists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Federal authorities say a Crime Stoppers tip led them to a man who allegedly shot a customer during a robbery at a South Florida bank. The U.S. Attorne..
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County plans to take day care's operating license after child left in hot car dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Palm Beach County officials have informed the day care where a toddler died in a hot van earlier this month that the agency was planning to revoke the cen..
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Woman charged with DUI had child in car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Port St. Lucie woman charged with driving under the influence in Delray Beach reportedly had her 4-year-old daughter in the back seat. Police say they p..
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Woman charged with killing 4 year old girl will be extradited Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron reports that Melissa Ann Harding-Jones, formerly Melissa Cooper, “Will be extradited from Everett, Washington, ..
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Cape police arrest, looking for suspects involved in vehicle defraud scheme

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police have arrested two suspects and are looking for two others who were involved in an intricate scheme to defraud multiple lending agencies of vehi..
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Senate hopeful Kendrick Meek thanks supporters in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Democrat Kendrick meet thanked a group of supporters at a victory party Wednesday night. The show of support came a day after Meek defeated billionaire Jeff Gree..
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County considers what to cut due to budget shortfall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Reducing services, cutting pay and maybe even deeper layoffs. It's all on the table as Lee County commissioners decide how to deal with a $60 million shortfall. ..
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Police searching for Little Caesar's burglar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On Friday, August 20, 2010 the Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to a burglary at the Little Caesar’s Restaurant located at 1791 Bo..
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Chef cooks with Gulf water

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples chef is proving rumors wrong in the wake of that devastating oil spill. He's cooking with water from the Gulf! Chef Fabrizio Aielli at Sea Salt tells WINK N..
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Deputies drum up clues to suspicious fires

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - A neighborhood on edge. Now four homes may have have been intentionally set on fire, and the arsonists is still out there. Wednesday, deputies went door to door on P..
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ONLY ON WINK: Man whose Manslaughter and Homicide charges were dropped breaks his silence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - 21 year old Ralph Loosman was supposed to go on trial this week, charged in connection with a deadly hit and run. But Monday, the State Attorney's Office d..
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ONLY ON WINK: Pill Mills becoming a big problem in our area

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL- There are new types of drugs hitting the streets in Southwest Florida. The source may surprise you. Investigators with the Lee County Sheriff's Office say, "Pill Mi..
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Apparent arsonist strikes again in East Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - An apparent serial arsonist may have struck again in East Naples. The state fire marshal's office said a home on Painted Leaf Lane was set on fire Tuesday night..
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Insult to injury after modification mishap

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Bank of America adds insult to injury for a woman who lost her home after she thought she had made a deal with the bank to keep it. Nicole DePuy moved out of her..
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Tough budget decisions loom in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County is nearing final decisions on next year's budget, and on Thursday, commissioners are expecting to get a packet of material.   It will includ..
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Cape police charge suspect with manslaughter in death of 8-week-old daughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police have arrested the father of an 8-week-old girl and charged him in the child’s death. Miklos Ovon Blackmore (DOB: 02/09/1986) has been cha..
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Rick Scott declares victory in GOP race for governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Fresh off his primary win for the Republican nomination for governor, Naples businessman Rick Scott says he's ready for the general election."They believed ..
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Schnoodle-mix survives deadly snake bite

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - In North Fort Myers, a cute little dog runs across a big bad snake... a deadly coral snake. In an instant, Skipper the puppy was fighting the effects of de..
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'Barechested Bandit' caught in Charlotte County burglary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested Thomas Kevin Pegg, 41, 28024 Cleveland Ave. for the Aug. 14 burglary of the Moose Lodge, 27590 Disston Ave.,..
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Boutique offers free business suits for at-need women

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Looking the part for a job interview just got one step easier for Southwest Florida women in need of a helping hand. Wednesday marks the grand opening for the "D..
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