Cat survives after being shot, hit by car

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Jamie Ostroff

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Veterinarians are hoping to turn a disturbing case of animal abuse into an inspiring tale of survival.A cat miraculously survived being hit by a car, pelted with..
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Woodpecker causes 2-vehicle crash in Charlotte County

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A rescued woodpecker got loose in a car, causing a two-vehicle crash at Sonnybrook Blvd. and SR 776, yesterday afternoon. One female was knocked unconscious..
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Fort Myers teen sets national long jump record

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

Seneca Milledge broke the national long jump record for 14 year olds by clearing 22'3-5" at the ESPN Championships in Orlando on July 10. The soon to be Fort Myers Middle School ei..
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Residents want to see change at 'dangerous' intersection

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Megan Contreras

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Residents are calling on change to what they call a "dangerous Lee County intersection." That intersection is at McGregor Boulevard and A & W Bulb. WINK News ..
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Cape man allegedly shakes baby, causing permanent damage

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested James Buday, 31, after they say he caused permanent damage to his infant by shaking him because he wouldn't stop crying.According to hi..
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Suspect used key to gain entry in Dollar General burglary

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying an unknown suspect who used keys to gain entry into a Dollar General store, located..
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Police say Florida State professor was murdered

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Tallahassee police say a Florida State University professor was the intended target when murdered at his home last week. Investigators have no suspects and..
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1 man dead in small plane crash off Elliot Key

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A man is dead following a small plane crash off Elliot Key near Miami.    Miami-Dade police say the crash happened Sunday afternoon about 200 feet off s..
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Men steal $1,368 worth of underwear from Victoria's Secret

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Police are looking for the suspects accused of stealing $1,368 worth of underwear from Victoria's Secret Pink store at the Coastland Center Mall on July 1..
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Shoplifting suspects hit multiple Walmart stores

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying two men and their vehicle who have allegedly been involved in mul..
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North Port motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- North Port Police have identified the victim in a serious motorcycle crash that happened on Saturday night on S. San Mateo Dr. at Renick Ln.  Paul William Ha..
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Segway rider says he was threatened with a gun

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested 63-year-old Daniel Hunt on Saturday after they say he threatened a Segway rider with a gun. Around 7:25 p.m., the victim called police ..
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SWAT situation ends with arrest at Provincetown Complex

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A SWAT situation has ended peacefully in South Fort Myers in the Provincetown Condominium Complex near Summerlin Rd. and College Pkwy. just before 4:00 a.m. Lee ..
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Home-alone children call 911 during break-in

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) - Two central Florida siblings called 911 after burglars broke into their house while they were home alone.    Police say the incident happened Th..
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N. Fla. landlord accused of stabbing tenants

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Lake City landlord is accused of stabbing two tenants and cutting another after stopping by their rental home to inform them the power was going to be turn..
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Florida town stunned by news of police KKK ties

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) - Residents of a small, central Florida town say they're shocked and disgusted by the recent disclosure that two members of its police force are accused o..
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Complaints against Crist and Scott thrown out

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A flurry of election-year complaints contending that the two leading candidates for governor are flouting Florida's campaign finance laws are getting tosse..
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Polk County Jail inmate dies during sleep

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Polk County Sheriff's officials say a career criminal died in his sleep in a jail cell.    Officials say 54-year-old Greg Mitchell Hughes of Lake..
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Ex-BSO officer gets 5 years prison in Ponzi case

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A former Broward Sheriff's Office lieutenant has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy for his role in con..
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1 dead in South Fla construction accident

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a worker is dead and two others are being treated at a Fort Lauderdale hospital following a construction accident.    Fort..
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