Cape Coral police negotiate with city council for higher pay

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Cape Coral police officers are leaving the department. As contract negotiations continue, some Cape cops say they can't pay to support their families, and are l..
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Gov. Scott stops in SWFL on campaign trail

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- There are several close races locally in Southwest Florida but it's the race for governor getting the most attention. Incumbent Rick Scott made several appear..
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Lee County sees surge in absentee ballots

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Voters across the state are heading to the polls in today's primary election. The governor's race is on the ballot as well as several other high-profile races in ..
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Florida man charged in wheelchair beggar slaying

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI, Fla.- A South Florida man is facing murder and other charges following the fatal shooting of a wheelchair-bound man begging for change along a busy roadway.   &nbs..
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Lee County officers look for missing Ft. Myers woman

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Officials are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 51-year-old woman from Fort Myers. Cynthia Abbott was last heard from in August 2013. She h..
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Judge faces charges after exhibiting 'instability'

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ORLANDO, Fla.- A state judicial commission has filed formal charges against a Seminole County judge after finding probable cause that she has demonstrated instability and a bizarre..
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Teen accused of stabbing mother denied bond

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI, Fla.– A 19-year-old who police say stabbed his own mother in their home made his first appearance before a judge today. According to officials, Yolanda Ferguson, 38, w..
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Car hits Lee County bus full of students

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A van traveling east this morning on Zoysia Lane crashed into a Lee County bus carrying 30 elementary school students. The vehicle collided with the front of the ..
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Florida condo's name gets tainted by extremists

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- A planned South Florida condo that shared its name with a group of Islamic extremists is getting a new identity.    ISIS Downtown is a major d..
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Falling tree damages roof for 2nd time in weeks

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

AUBURNDALE, Fla.- Lightning may not strike twice, but falling trees did in one central Florida neighborhood.    A large hickory tree fell onto the room of Lin Chipma..
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Panama City Beach K-9 killed by lightning strike

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.- A lightning strike from a passing thunderstorm killed a Panama City Beach police dog named Argo.    The daughter of the dog's handler, Cpl. ..
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Father, son arrested on child porn charges

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ORANGE CITY, Fla.- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has charged a father and son with possession of child pornography.    The agency began investigating 52-..
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Police look for 2 suspects who broke into NFM home

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police are looking for 2 suspects who broke into a home this morning. According to officials, a witness called to report the break-in at a home located on t..
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Ft. Myers stand-off comes to an end

Updated 6 days ago   
By: John Trierweiler

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police confirm to WINK News a stand-off situation just ended at a house on the corner of Michigan Ave. and Brookhill Dr. Officials say a woman called around 8:30 ..
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Church ends polling place service after complaints

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Sam Mount

INDIALANTIC, Fla. - A central Florida church is ending its run as a polling place after complaints that the congregation promoted its views on a marquee and with a memorial for the..
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Sixth person sentenced in $7M loan fraud scheme

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Sam Mount

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- A sixth person has been sent to prison for his role in a Florida-based $7 million loan fraud scheme that targeted distressed homeowners across the country.&n..
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Crist seeks win as Democrat after lifetime in GOP

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Sam Mount

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida Democrats appeared poised Tuesday to select former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in a natio..
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Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11B

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Sam Mount

MIAMI (AP) - Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that would give the fast-food company a stronger foothold in the coffee and bre..
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Polls now open for primary election

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Polls are open until 7 p.m. tonight across Southwest Florida as voters cast their ballot in a variety of races. In the race for State Senator District 30, Republi..
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Cape Coral community rallies for safer Kismet Pkwy.

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Corey Lazar

CAPE CORAL, FL.-Some people living in the Cape are wanting the city to add more sidewalks and bike lanes."We need sidewalks, bike lanes and we also need lights," said Ryan Skrzypek..
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