BBQ, Bands and Brew

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

FORT MYERS -- BBQ, Bands and Brew is taking over the Lee County Alliance for the Arts today. There's no better way to celebrate spring and give to a good cause, Lee Builders Care.
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Prescribed burn on Sanibel Island

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

Sanibel Island, FLA. -  The J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge is implementing the second phase of the prescribed burn of the Botanical Site (South Unit) on Sa..
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Fort Myers police investigating deadly shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are on the lookout for a person they say shot and killed another man just outside a Fort Myers apartment complex. It happened at the Palm Vista Apartments..
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Police: 14 people shot outside Miami funeral home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Twelve people have been injured and two shot dead after authorities say gunmen opened fire outside a Miami funeral home. The Miami-Dade Police Department says shots we..
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Protesters march to Sanford Police Dept.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Thousands joined a march Saturday through the Florida town where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer, vowing to co..
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Teaching science to kids of all ages

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

FORT MYERS -- Getting kids interested in science and technology can be tricky. Educators in Lee County are holding a program showing everyone how science plays important roles in o..
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City of Ft Myers moves forward with possible trolley service

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's your money and Fort Myers is spending about $30,000 to study bringing a trolley service to downtown Fort Myers.  Friday, surveys were mailed out to do..
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Construction worker falls 25 feet off building

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- A construction worker is in serious condition at Lee Memorial Hospital after falling more than 20 feet off a building. The accident happened around 8:30 Fri..
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Gas leak at Gulf Coast Town Center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ESTERO, Fla. -- TECO Gas responded to Gulf Coast Town Center Mall in Estero, after a gas leak was reported Friday night.  Many stores had to be evacuated while crews capped th..
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Bonnie Ross sheds the lbs in Dr. Oz million dollar challenge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- Only on WINK: An amazing story of weight-loss, all for a good cause! A Fort Myers woman has entered in a national competition to gain one million dollars. But as..
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Parents who left infant in hot car agree to plea deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral parents who were arrested for leaving their one-year-old son in a hot car last summer have avoided trial by taking a plea agreement, according to our p..
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FMPD investigates a shooting originating at Hanson & Fowler

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police are investigating a shooting at Hanson and Fowler after a gunshot wound patient drove himself to Lee Memorial Hospital Friday afternoon. The vic..
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Local man waits in hospital bed for opening at nursing home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Mike Hines wants to get on with his life. But for now, the 57-year-old is stuck in a bed at Lee Memorial Hospital, because there are no nursing homes locally that..
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LCSO searches for missing woman believed to be in Orlando

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a missing person’s investigation into the whereabouts of 34-year-old Carrie Taylor who has mad..
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Fashion raises money for girls programs in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Fashion raised money for girls on Friday in Collier County. The Zonta Club of Naples held its annual fundraiser to benefit the PACE Center for Girls in Immoka..
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Englewood woman sentenced for disturbing sea turtle nest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- An Englewood woman, found guilty of disturbing a sea turtle nest in 2010, will not be serving any time in prison. Juanita Schultz faced up to five years in priso..
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Collier project leaves only wake behind

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

ISLES OF CAPRI, Fla.- Collier County leaders and local conservationists have turned trash into treasure. An old dumping site is the home of the new Paddle Creek Park at Capri and C..
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Burglary suspect startled by homeowner

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to the burglary of an apartment located at 5247 Red Cedar Drive. Upon arrival police learned that the res..
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Lehigh woman drives into the path of an oncoming train

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A 61-year-old Lehigh woman was killed Friday in Palm Beach County when she tried to beat an oncoming train and drove through the down crossing arm, onto the tra..
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Punta Gorda PD investigate a stabbing on Taylor Rd.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Police are investigating a stabbing in the 2700 block of Taylor Rd. that happened Friday afternoon. The victim was transported by ground as a trauma alert with t..
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