Leaders study the impact of allowing alcohol on FMB

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Whether or not to allow booze on the beach is an ongoing issue for members of the Fort Myers Beach Town Council. They have tried to decide the issue on two ..
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Lawmaker warns of Fla. university quality decline

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - House Education Committee Chairman Bill Proctor says it's inevitable the quality of Florida's universities will erode due to budget cuts and a tuition veto..
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Report: man spits in deputy's face, charged with battery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lynn Bauer, a 42-year-old male inmate at the Lee County Jail, was charged with battery after he allegedly grabbed a corrections deputy and spit in his face. Accor..
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Trooper warned lieutenant of smoke in deadly I-75 Crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

Dash cam audio illustrates a trooper warned his superior not to reopen the highway ahead of January's deadly I-75 pileup outside of Gainesville. WINK News has obtained dashcam audi..
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Lee Co. School Board faces $15 million budget deficit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County school officials got their first official look at next years school budget on Tuesday. In it, they learned that next year the district is facing a $15..
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Teen suspects leave $3,000 in damages to Englewood home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two teen boys for burglarizing an Englewood East home and doing $3,000 in damages. A 13-year-old and 14-year-ol..
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Scott refuses to ban guns during RNC convention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has refused a request to prohibit the carrying of guns in downtown Tampa during the Republican National Convention this summer.    ..
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Terri Schiavo foundation moves north

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Terri Schiavo's family members have moved the foundation they started after her death from St. Petersburg to Philadelphia.    Her brother..
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3 arrested during Occupy Miami May Day rally

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Organizers say 200 people attended the May Day rally held by Occupy Miami and three people were arrested.    The group gathered Tuesday in downtown Miam..
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Beware of travel scams when planning a summer vacation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is advising Southwest Florida residents to be on the lookout for scammers who are turning summer travel plans into nightmare..
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Human skull, military explosives found at home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) - A human skull and military explosives were among the items found in a South Daytona home.    Police Lt. Ron Wright told the Orlando Sentin..
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Man allegedly has sex with 14-yr.-old runaway multiple times

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested Warren David Lee Thompson, 28, of 4718 North Fairway Drive, on charges for having sex with a 14-year-old runawa..
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Charges coming in Florida hazing death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Experts say that when prosecutors announce criminal charges Wednesday in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member, they will embark on ..
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3 dead after crash in Golden Gate Estates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol says three people are dead following a head-on car crash on Immokalee Road in Golden Gate Estates. Two cars were involved in the cr..
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Collier Co. School District and unions discuss pay freeze

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Wednesday, the Collier County School District will release it's full budget plan for next school year. It's expected to include $10 million in cuts, includin..
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7-year-old girl run over by car in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A 7-year-old girl was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in serious condition after a driver backed over her at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.Valeria Urbina was on her bike..
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Fort Myers police respond to two motorcycle crashes Tuesday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fort Myers police responded to two motorcycle accidents in Fort Myers Tuesday night.The first happened on Blount Street.  Officers say a motorcyclist was h..
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Deputies respond to shooting in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies have responded to the scene of a shooting at the Green Wave Motel on Palm Beach Blvd. in Fort Myers.Deputies say the s..
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Local man hoping Facebook organ donation will save lives

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Facebook.  It's a word everyone knows and almost everyone is a part of.  The social networking site has 161 million members and counting.  Tuesda..
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Cape to consider wetland mitigation for Academic Village

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Preserved wetlands versus new construction. Cape Coral wants to develop an area that's been sitting vacant for years. But it means paying to preserve new pieces..
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