NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriffs Deputies have arrested a man with cloned credit cards inside his shoes. The discovery was made Wednesday during a routine traffic stop o..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Changes to how people comment on the News-Press's online articles has a lot of people talking. Wednesday night, the newspaper's website launched a Facebook featu..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Wednesday proved to be a wet day throughout most of southwest Florida and even though the rain let up by nightfall, it left a mark in parts of Lee County includ..
CROSS CITY, Fla. (AP) - The folks who live in this sparsely populated rural region along Florida's upper west coast don't like outsiders butting in, especially when it comes to the..
NAPLES, Fla. - When you think of Downtown Naples you probably think of the shops and restaurants. But do you ever think about alligators? Mike Sturgill, better known as Gatorman Mi..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Downtown Fort Myers has a new landmark: an eagle tree.Late Wednesday afternoon, Lee County leaders officially dedicated the tree and what a sight it is.It stands ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's normally reserved for people, but some animal lovers are now purchasing acupuncture for their pets. The ancient Chinese treatment is pricey, but promises a m..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Weatherization Program is helping families across Southwest Florida become more energy-efficient, without paying a dime. "We will do windows, doors..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A weekend of body bending, high flying fun is in store at the Germain Arena. Cirque Du Soleil's Alegria kicks off Wednesday night. WINK News' Lauren Pastrana got ..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Crews in Lehigh are still working on a massive house fire at this hour. Mid-Wednesday afternoon, smoke and flames were shooting from 745 Mirror Lakes Drives. T..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Mid-County detectives today arrested a Port Charlotte man involved in a burglary and grand theft of a Tampa Bay Rays spring t..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- There is flooding due to the recent rains in the North Cape. Diplomat Parkway was closed earlier between Santa Barbara and Nelson Blvds. The road is open as of 5:..
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A Delaware man and his 11-year-old son had to be hospitalized after being run over by their charter boat's propellers while diving in the Florida Keys. &..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda residents protested outside Republican Representative Tom Rooney's office on Wednesday.The protestors were demanding Representative Rooney stop playi..
MIAMI (AP) - Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman picked up a Bush endorsement in Florida in his quest for the Republican presidential nomination. Jeb Bush Jr., youngest..
FORT LOUDON, Pa. (AP) - A state-owned lake was closed to swimming, boating, fishing and all other recreational activities until further notice because of an outbreak of bacterial i..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Tuesday, a Fort Myers woman contacted the Lee County Sheriff's Office to report a Grand Theft and an Internet Scam. The woman is originally from Lithuania and ..
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Residents, businesses and advocacy groups have cobbled together more than $10,000 in cash and services to offer as a reward for information leading to the arr..
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man pulled off two armed robberies in the Daytona Beach area on his birthday. Daytona Beach police arrested Charles W. She..
LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - Firefighters were finishing up lunch when a woman rang the doorbell and asked to leave her baby under the state's safe-haven program. Lake ..