Cape family keeps business open & legacy alive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- After 36 years in business, Awis Auto in the Cape was forced to closed its doors after the death of it's owner, Jimmy Awis. Awis' relatives were not sure they cou..
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First suspect arrested in Pin Street Bowling Alley robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police have arrested one of the suspects from a brazen bowling alley robbery earlier this week. Eric Fletcher is being held at the Lee County Jail with..
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Officers cleared after returning fire on a suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The State Attorneys Office has cleared two Fort Myers Police officers of wrong doing after they have returned fire on a Fort Myers man last year. This conclusion ..
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FMPD searches for suspect who grabbed a child at a bus stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, the Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to a suspicious person. The incident happened around 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of C..
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Over 200 dogs removed from Venice home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into a case of animal hoarding at a home in Venice Acres. Animal Services removed an estimated 263..
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Dealer allegedly sells 557 grams of pot to undercover cops

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a marijuana dealer after purchasing a total of 556.8 grams of pot during two undercover operatio..
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Crash leaves lights out at Fowler and Second

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A traffic light timer at the intersection of Fowler St. and Second St. was destroyed when a vehicle crash into it Friday morning. One person sustained a minor inj..
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4 people injured when boat hits channel marker

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Officials say four people were injured when a 19-foot boat hit a channel marker near Jupiter.    The crash happened late Thursday near Admiral's..
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North Fla. boy, 3, drowns in inflatable pool

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DUNNELLON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 3-year-old boy drowned in an inflatable pool in his family's back yard.    Marion County Sheriff's officials say Stephen Ulr..
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Man gets 100 years for raping 12-year-old

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl.    Officials say 47-year-old Keith A..
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Scott signing Florida no-fault fraud legislation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is signing a bill designed to crack down on rampant fraud in Florida's no-fault automobile insurance system.    Even before..
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Florida Shriners descend on Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Shriners have come from all over the state of Florida to meet, fellowship, and compete with each other this weekend.  The Florida Shrine Association is ..
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Florida Shriners descend on Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Shriners have come from all over the state of Florida to meet, fellowship, and compete with each other this weekend.  The Florida Shrine Association is ..
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Experts: Southwest Florida house prices on the rise

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- If you're looking to buy a new home, experts say it's a buyers market but it may not stay that way. Prices in the Fort Myers/Cape Coral area are up 14 percent i..
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School district to post signs to keep out noisy trespassers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla.- Relief is on the way for some North Naples residents who have been living in fear for years. The homeowners have been dealing with gun shots and loud ATV's on a nearb..
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Laser cataract surgery soon to be offered in SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The newest technology in Southwest Florida is a real eye opener. Dr. Jonathan Frantz is the first surgeon in the area to offer laser cataract surgery. He'll unve..
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Cape Coral hopes to save $1 million a year over sludge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- It's your money, and Cape Coral says it doesn't want to flush it down the drain. The city is on track to save almost a million dollars a year, through changes mad..
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Paying more for gas may actually save you money

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - When you fill up do you look for the cheapest price? We uncover that paying more for your gas may actually save you money in the long run.Turns out, not all gas ..
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UPDATE: Call For Action finds couple in missing album

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINK News Call For Action, along with the help of our viewers, has solved a mystery that's quickly grown to captivate romantics across the country.In 2008, Patricia Fitch rescued a..
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RSW uses bird dog to chase birds from airfield

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- We've heard a lot about bird strike cases at airports across the country lately. Last month there were two in just one week, causing big passenger jets to make em..
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