Board of Governors meets with Fla. A&M faculty

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University faculty leaders say a student's hazing death is tragic but the school faces bigger issues.    That's what they to..
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Fla. Legislature divided on sweepstakes bills

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida legislators are growing more and more divided over whether to regulate or ban storefront operations known as Internet cafes.    A Se..
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CCSO arrests 5 on drug charges from undercover buys

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office rounded up five drug dealers, on Tuesday, from previous undercover drug buys. Donald Hayes Scott Jr., 31, of Englewood..
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2 arrested in Lee Co. for check fraud, identity theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two identity thieves, targeting Lee and Collier County residents, are behind bars tonight after an I-75 traffic stop. On Wednesday, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a ..
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A 'huge' donation made to Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Harry Chapin food bank is trying to reach its quarter of a million dollar goal just two days away from  the WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk. And jus..
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Cape Council discusses Utility Expansion Project

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The plan to connect all of the Cape to city water and sewer has been debated for years. Officials believe it will help the city grow. But some residents worry th..
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Zoomers planning to open in April in Ft Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Some potentially great news.  WINK News has learned Zoomers Family Amusement Park is just months away from opening in Fort Myers."We added a waterfall to t..
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Local group 'Sewing for Hope' to help orphans in Africa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A local group is trying to weave a thread of hope for nearly 200,000 orphans thousands of miles away. The children in Tanzania have no family, very little clothing a..
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Charlotte to spend 9 million on parkside improvements.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Charlotte County leaders want to spend 9-million dollars in tax money on Port Charlotte's "Parkside" area. Commissioner Tricia Duffy has been spearheading a pr..
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Seniors say goodbye to golden years

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Research shows many Americans are spending their golden years going back to work. For seniors volunteering at the St. Matthew's House and Hope for Haiti in Naples, wo..
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Florida lawmakers take aim at gas station signs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Some drivers say, at certain gas stations, it pays to read the fine print. That's because some stations charge customers more if they buy gas with a credit ..
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Harbor Nissan donates big to local homeless shelter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Representatives from Harbor Nissan stopped by the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition on Monday to drop off a giant check with an even bigger sum printed on it..
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Finally free: CROW releases rehabilitated Bald Eagle

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A once injured eagle is now soaring free through the southwest Florida sky. The hurt bird was rehabilitated by wildlife officials who checked it out of ..
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Law school president releases statement in shooting incident

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A statement has been released by the president and dean of the Ave Maria School of Law, Eugene R. Milhizer, regarding the recent shooting incident involving C..
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Fla. jury: TD Bank owes $67M to Ponzi victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal jury in Miami has ruled that TD Bank owes an investment group $67 million for complicity in disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.&n..
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NASA spaceport breaks ground for shuttle display

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's retired space shuttle Atlantis is a step closer to completing its final journey.    The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex broke..
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Former Lee Co. deputy arrested for burglary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A former Lee County deputy is in custody after allegedly attempting to break into his ex-girlfriend’s south Fort Myers home Sunday, according to our partner..
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As GOP race reaches Fla., economy dominates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The situation is grim in a key campaign battleground state, with the Florida Republican presidential primary looming on Jan. 31 and President Barack Obama visiting the..
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Lee may replace part of roof on rarely-used stadium

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee county is considering an expense of up to $300,000 to replace part of the roof on City of Palms Park in Fort Myers. The Boston Red Sox are leaving the park fo..
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9 cars burglarized at In-Motion Fitness

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Several patrons of In-Motion Fitness were met with an unpleasant surprise when they went back to their cars Tuesday evening after their workouts. Nine vehicle..
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