Man arrested in Cape Coral triple shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral man is arrested for his role in a triple shooting in North Fort Myers. Three people were shot, but all are recovering. Abraham Dingui is charged wit..
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Auction nets more than 1M for state school fund

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE - Florida CFO Alex Sink's Bureau of Unclaimed Property netted over $1.1 million for the second consecutive year at the annual unclaimed property auction held Saturday, ..
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Men arrested for selling drugs near Charlotte County pre-school, church

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two men this afternoon for selling a quantity of Morphine pills in an undercover operat..
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Adams clinches Fla. GOP congressional primary win

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - State Rep. Sandy Adams has clinched a narrow victory in her Republican primary and now will try to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzanne Kosmas. The results of t..
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Fort Myers woman arrested for defrauding her employer of more than $100,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Joyce Rogers of Ft. Myers is charged with a first degree felony for defrauding her employer over a four year period totaling more than $100,000. In August 2009, ..
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Roofing scam leaves Charlotte Harbor woman out $1,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office warns residents to be aware of a new scam in the area that caused an 87 year old Charlotte Harbor woman to have $1,..
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Poll: Most say US still unprepared for disasters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A poll finds that most people think the United States remains unprepared for handling natural disasters, five years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast..
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Toyota recalling more than 1 million vehicles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TOYOTA RECALL: Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it is recalling 1.13 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks from the 2005-2008 model years because their engines may stall. Th..
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Gill to headline Florida concert promoting tourism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vince Gill will headline a free outdoor concert Sept. 25 in Walton County, Fla., to promote tourism in Florida's northwest Gulf Coast. Dawn Moliterno, execu..
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Florida DOT gets $600,000 grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $11.6 million in grants to help disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) compete for federal highway contract..
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Officials: 3 people found dead inside mobile home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MCALPIN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities were investigating after three people were found dead inside a mobile home in north Florida. The three people were found by a woman who went to the..
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Fort Myers gets first hybrid recycling truck in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Public Works Department is pleased to announce the arrival of its first hybrid hydraulic powered vehicle. The truck is a Peterbilt Model 320 equipped with Ea..
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Central Fla. deputy runs over and kills bicyclist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A sheriff's deputy ran over and killed a bicyclist in central Florida. Authorities say the deputy was heading to central booking in his patrol car Wednesday nig..
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Woman brings old grenade to police substation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida police substation was evacuated after an elderly woman came in with an old grenade. Police say she was cleaning out a late relative's belongi..
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Kids being left in hot cars is more common than you think

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Reginald McKinnon will not accept a plea deal. McKinnon is charged in the death of his toddler who died from the heat in March. It's been months since authoritie..
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Hurricane Danielle heading toward Bermuda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Danielle is churning across the open Atlantic as it heads toward Bermuda. Danielle's maximum sustained winds Thursday are near 105 mph (165 kph) and addition..
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BP exec avoids question on relief well completion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOUSTON (AP) - A senior BP executive is again avoiding committing the oil giant to using relief wells to seal to the Gulf of Mexico well that blew out in April. The comments by Sen..
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Crash with injuries in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Crews are responding to a crash with injuries at Colorado Road and Leeland Heights Boulevard. There is a roadblock on Colorado Road. Stay with WINK News for up..
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McCollum still unsure of Fla. GOP nominee Scott

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Attorney Bill McCollum has ceded the Republican gubernitorial nomination to Rick Scott. But it's going to take more than that for Scott to win McCollum's s..
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Man fatally shoots self, girlfriend and her mother

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - A Hialeah man who police say fatally shot his 15-year-old girlfriend and her mother has been found dead. Police say the man shot and killed Lisset Perez and 39..
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