Judge: Boater guilty in accident injuring diver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

STUART, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge has ruled that a doctor violated navigational rules during a 2009 boating accident that severed a scuba diver's legs. Martin County Judge Kathle..
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Man injured in fall from hotel balcony

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man was injured when he fell from a third floor balcony at a Daytona Beach hotel. Police say 30-year-old Leslie Jason Hamer was listed in stable condit..
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Law enforcement takes hold of suspects' tattoos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The two photos of John Allen Ditullio are a sharp contrast: There's the man donning red jail scrubs with a large swastika on his neck, barbed wire inked down h..
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Inmates help train dogs for adoption

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - When Gavin Scott comes to unlock the gated pen, Spot pants with excitement. The boxer mix squirms and jumps, ready to be walked around the grounds with Scott..
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School bus driver cited for crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - A Pasco County school bus driver was cited after reportedly rear-ending a car. Florida Highway Patrol reports that 38-year-old Venus Stone was driving a b..
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Egg recall expanded

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

ATLANTA (AP) - An egg company is expanding its recall of potentially salmonella-tainted eggs. The Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, is recalling 380 million eggs. Hundreds of people..
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Unclaimed property up for grabs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - You've just got a few days left to claim that forgotten Rolex watch, gold bar salvaged from a ship wreck or platinum necklace with 214 diamonds. If no one ..
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Dining To Donate: Applebee's to donate up to 15% to charity today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - In Honor of National Lemonade Day, Applebee's Throughout Florida Join Childhood Cancer Fight In honor of National Lemonade Day, select Applebee's locations throu..
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Looting lawn maintenance equipment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A warning for landscapers in Collier County. Crooks are stealing lawn maintenance equipment at a record pace. Twenty businesses have been hit and thieves may..
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Floridians getting disconnected on state unemployment hotline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Many Floridians are hoping to get a recently-approved benefits extension; but instead, they find themselves getting disconnected on the state's unemployment hotl..
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Animal hoarding on the rise in our area

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Animal Services says they're aggressively going after people who hoard and abuse animals. The news coming after two additional cases of animal abuse w..
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400lb man readies suit versus city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A 400 pound disabled man is threatening to file suit against his city after local leaders refuse to let him use his golf cart to go to the store. Anthony Ordino ..
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I-75 NB closed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - There is a tractor trailer accident on the I-75 at the Caloosahatchee Bridge. The outside lane is open for slow moving traffic.
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Robo calls flood Floridians phonelines in countdown to primary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With election season underway, many phones are being flooded with pre-recorded calls from politicians. "They call at dinner time, and they call after dinner when..
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Man says he didn't neglect 30+ animals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - No food, no water, and living in filth. One deputy says this is the worst case of animal mistreatment he's ever seen. The owner tells us, those allegations, coul..
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VSA-The International Organization on Arts and Disability holding a teacher workshop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The VSA is visiting Collier County on Wednesday for a training workshop.VSA-The International Organization on Arts and Disability is an international nonprof..
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Southwest airlines has new non-stop flight at RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Southwest airlines has added a new nonstop flight.Starting February 13th, there is going to be a nonstop flight from Ft. Myers to Nashville. Seasonal nonstop fli..
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Collier coin capers get away with $250,000 in rare coins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - Two teens allegedly stole $250 thousand worth of rare coins from a widow and tried to cash them in at a Publix change machine. Detectives tell WINK News..
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McCollum beats Scott in new poll; Attorney General talks with WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Bill McCollum is all smiles, riding the wave of support from a new poll by Quinnipiac University.   It shows the Fla. Attorney General, beating republi..
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Building owner arrested for battery on city code compliance officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police arrested the owner of a building in the Industrial Park after he became agitated and chest-bumped a City Code Compliance officer who was conduc..
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