Presidents' descendants meet in Key West

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Descendants of three former U.S. presidents have been sharing their memories and insights about some of the country's first ladies during a weekend event at P..
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Florida strawberry growers struggle to turn a profit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KEVIN BOUFFARD/The Ledger DOVER, Fla. (AP) - The law of supply and demand had worked pretty well for the Florida strawberry industry during the past decade. This season, not so muc..
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Thousands turn out for Lee county fair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The Lee county fair runs until March 4 at the Lee county civic center.
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Hundreds rock out downtown for All-Star Jam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Music lovers called it a trip down memory lane, right in the middle of First Street. Roughly 700 people came to downtown Fort Myers Saturday night for the All-St..
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Re-dedication ceremony for Iwo Jima statue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - You see it every time you cross the Midpoint Bridge between Fort Myers and Cape Coral, and now the iconic Iwo Jima Statue is in better shape than ever. Saturday ..
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Naples man killed in I-75 crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A Naples man was killed in a crash on I-75 on Saturday morning. It happened in the southbound lanes of the highway, near Bonita Beach Road. Florida Highway P..
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Vehicle rollover at U.S. 41 and Clayton Court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A vehicle has rolled over at U.S. 41 and Clayton Court. This intersection is just north of Boyscout Drive. Northbound lanes are open, and southbound traffic is d..
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Collier 211 reports some connection errors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Glitches in the Collier County 211 helpline are to blame for some calls not getting through. Collier 211 launched its services two weeks ago, but learned not..
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Spending spree happening in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- From gas prices to foreclosures, our economy has taken a hit.  But WINK News found signs of economic growth across southwest Florida and this weekend there..
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Marco limo driver gets arrested for 6th DUI

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

  MARCO ISLAND, Fla -- A Marco Island limo driver is pulled over and arrested for drunk driving in a company car and WINK News is learning this isn't his first, but his sixth ..
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Pine Island sewer spill prompts swimming, fishing advisories

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A driver caused a stink on Pine Island Friday afternoon after hitting part of a sewer line system, then driving off. It happened near the intersection of York Ro..
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Child prodigy volunteers to play for patients at HealthPark

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- HealthPark Medical Center's Atrium has seen many a volunteer pianist sit down at the ivory keys, but one is really hitting high notes with doctors, nur..
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Gas prices on the rise, right before our eyes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - With gas prices continuing to climb with no ceiling in sight, many are wondering where the numbers come from. Gas prices rise at the pump after there is a rise in ..
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Illegal immigrant discovered to have false identity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Wednesday, after allegedly committing a lewd act at a beach access in Bonita, Miguel Angel Rivera-Flores was arrested by Lee County Sheriff’s deputies. R..
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Brushfire contained in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A brush fire at 23rd St. SW at Surfside in Cape Coral was contained to one acre Friday afternoon. Officials suspect that children were playing with fireworks when..
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Olympic swimmers training in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - The Summer Olympics are back this year. But if you don't have a ticket to see the games in London, you may still get a chance to see some Olympians! World-clas..
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Fort Myers/Cape Coral rank #1 for median home value in study

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Encouraging news for Southwest Florida's real estate market: Fort Myers and Cape Coral top a new study for the best home values in the nation."This is going to dr..
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SB lanes of I-75 at mm 105 back open after crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The southbound lanes of I-75 at mile marker 105 have re-opened after an earlier crash with injuries. The scene is clear.
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House passes increased penalties for trafficking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House has passed a bill that increases penalties for human trafficking and smuggling in the sex-for-pay trade.    The measure (H..
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Bill would give Gov. more influence over judiciary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House has passed a measure that would give Gov. Rick Scott even more influence over the state's judicial branch.    The House pa..
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