Fla. House blocks casino bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers are rejecting a plan to bring three major casinos to South Florida.    A House panel on Friday postponed a vote on a bill ..
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CCSO arrests 2 for burglary; weapons and coins stolen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives Thursday arrested a man and a woman for burglary to an Englewood East home on Klamath Falls Avenue. Robert “Bobby&rdquo..
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Michael Foods widens egg recall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota food company is widening its recall of hard-cooked eggs because of a potential for listeria contamination.    Michael Foods, of ..
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Car show to benefit St. Matthews House

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NAPLES, Fla.- This weekend the 8th annual Car and Truck Show makes its way to Naples! There will be 400 cars and trucks showcased at the event, but that's not all. Kyle Jordan join..
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Missing Cape woman located

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-UPDATE: Cape Coral Police have located Berta Ciasca and are canceling the Silver Alert BOLO. Ms. Ciasca checked herself into Cape Coral Hospital this afternoon. Sh..
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Fire Commissioners announce plans for 'functional merge'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE, Fla -- Two fire commissioners announce they want to push forward plans for a functional consolidation of their districts. The commissioners feel a merge of top admin..
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Gas prices up 50 cents from last year, could rise to $4

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you think gas prices are high now, get ready. Analysts predict they're going to get a lot higher by summer. The roller coaster of gas prices in recent ye..
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Parvo cases among dogs on the rise in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Dog lovers listen up!  Parvo is on the rise in Lee County.  It's a disease that can kill your pooch in a matter of hours.  Veterinarians in south..
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McGregor Blvd. resurfacing project moving along in Ft Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- WINK News is following the construction project going on near the intersection of McGregor Boulevard and College Parkway in Fort Myers.The Florida Department of..
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Cape Coral parking markers painted over at shopping plaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Call for Action gets results after drivers complained to WINK News last month saying they were towed when they parked at the shopping plaza at SE 47th Terrace a..
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Trio of burglars nabbed by footprints

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Robert Brown owns MSB Auto Darts on Dalewood drive. He came in to work a couple of weeks ago to find that someone had broken into his shop. “We discovered t..
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Fort Myers woman learns scammer puts her home up for rent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers woman says her house has been on the market for years, so she was shocked to find out someone listed it for rent! Janice Morgan says she knew s..
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Jindal heads to Florida to talk to Catholic group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is heading to Florida to speak to an organization for Catholic business leaders.    Jindal's office announced Thursday that..
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Veteran concerned over VA's Plavix policies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh veteran has found himself in the middle of a controversy over a popular drug used to prevent stroke and heart attacks. He says the decision to remove ..
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Naples High students bank between books

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Saving for the future while saving on time are two of the biggest draws to the new Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union student-run branch at Naples High School. "Us..
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Senate panel clears PIP fraud-fighting bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate panel has cleared a bill aimed at cutting down the massive fraud plaguing the state's personal injury protection coverage.    The S..
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Local couple scammed out of thousands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BOKEELIA, Fla. - It started with a phone call and an offer of millions of dollars. A Bokeelia couple, who asked not to be identified, talked with someone who claimed to be from Pub..
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Thieves ransack store for designer eyewear

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Police are trying to find those responsible for swiping $100,000 worth of designer glasses this week. Naples Optical, located on U.S. 41, was ransacked Tuesday..
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Parents of baby found in freezer attend 2nd custody hearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The man and woman who live at a Punta Gorda home where a newborn infant was found in the freezer, will be allowed to visit the woman's three children. Kevin Garc..
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Dueling arts events cause controversy in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dueling arts events are creating a stir in Fort Myers. Art Fest is getting a permit from the city for its annual weekend event; Art Fair did not get a permit for ..
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