Hodges study looks at ways to entice new companies to area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- A new two year report released Monday dives into the economic development policies put in place by counties across the state in hopes of helping Collier Coun..
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Cape Council votes 5 to 3 to move forward in church lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral church that planned to build a new house of worship on an area of land they bought is now facing a lawsuit from the city.  On Monday, the Cape..
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Cape council votes to file lawsuit against Daybreak Church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- A debt, totaling more than $300,000 is pitting Cape Coral against a church. The city says Daybreak Fellowship Church owes, and now, has voted to sue. In the end ..
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Cape Coral Council Talks Traffic Light for Dangerous Street

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

Two years ago this week, 13-year-old Ryan Santos was hit by a car and killed at the intersection of Del Prado Boulevard and Northeast 3rd Terrace in Cape Coral. And still today, pe..
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Sanford police chief offers resignation; City says "no"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Sanford city commission rejected the resignation of the police chief harshly criticized for his handling of the Trayvon Martin case.    The ..
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Standing up for 'stand your ground'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-One man is standing up for "Stand your Ground".  He says the Florida law has saved thousands of lives.  Jon Shudlick printed out flyers and he won't rest..
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Florida offering free 'do not call' listings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is now offering free "do not call" listings to protect consumers against unwanted telephone solicitations. The state previously charged $10 for a n..
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Vice-President tours the Everglades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden spent the day in Florida touting the environmental and economic benefits of Everglades restoration projects. &nb..
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Poor economy worsens social security

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - High energy prices and an economy that has been slow to rebound are worsening Social Security's finances, shortening the life of the trust funds that support prog..
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Mexican immigrants living in U.S. illegally drops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new study shows the number of Mexican immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has dropped significantly for the first time in decades. The figures represent a d..
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Shrimp processors object to BP settlement claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A group of Gulf Coast shrimp processors is asking a federal judge to hold off on preliminary approval of portions of BP's proposed class-action settlement of eco..
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Adults unknowingly spreading whooping cough

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Health officials in Tampa say adults are probably unknowingly responsible for an outbreak of whooping cough. Since Jan. 1, there have been 35 cases of pertussis ..
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Charlotte County man arrested of stealing plane propellers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla  - A Charlotte County man has been arrested for stealing two propellers and an engine cowling for a DC-3 aircraft and selling for scrap. Justin Carl Pete..
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Three high court justices nearly miss ballot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott nearly got a chance to replace three veteran state Supreme Court justices. That's because Justices Fred Lewis, Barbara Pariente and..
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Guitar Icon is Closing up Shop, Sharing Memories

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Guitar master  Frank Greathouse is closing up his shop, Real Guitars in Fort Myers.Greathouse is a legendary figure in the local music scene, and one of the founders of the Mu..
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Homicide victims remembered, help sought for unsolved crimes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Almost three months after her son was gunned down in Fort Myers, Robin Gary says the search for his killer is still underway. 26-year-old Travis Burton was shot ..
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Pet Adoption Day at The Shell Factory

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

Some four-legged friends found new homes at the first Pet Adoption Day at the Shell Factory. Dog races and an agility course were just some of the features at the day-long event. H..
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Tree Crushes Car at Fort Myers Home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

Strong winds overnight Sunday smashed a Fort Myers woman's car as it sat in her driveway. Alice Thornton was inside her Edgewood Avenue home when she heard what sounded like gunsho..
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WINK News honored by Associated Press in Orlando Saturday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ORLANDO, Fla. -- In Orlando on Saturday night, WINK News was honored by the Associated Press for our work during a shooting at the Edison Mall in Fort Myers on December 23, 2011.WI..
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SWFL community rallies around Lehigh firefighter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Southwest Florida community is rallying around a Lehigh Acres firefighter, who is now fighting to regain his strength. According to family members, doctors g..
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