Fla. man leaves million dollar home to Uncle Sam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A South Florida man willed his historic house worth $1 million to the U.S. government to help eliminate the country's growing debt.    The Miami Herald (http://bit.l..
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Woman arrested 2 decades later on drug charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who vanished two decades ago while facing prison time walked into a county office to request a state ID - in her own name.    ..
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Dr. Kim talks skin cancer statistics and prevention

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over their lifetime. One person dies of melanoma every hour.  Dr. Michael Kim talks about the startling statis..
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Go Kart crash sends 2 to the hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.    This morning, one person is in critical condition after falling off a speeding go kart in Olga.    Florida Highway Patrol is investigat..
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Red Bones Steakhouse & Saloon collects food for Harry Chapin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Red Bones Steakhouse & Saloon served up food and fun today for a great cause on Sunday.The Palm Beach Boulevard restaurant collected non-perishable foods and ..
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Southwest Florida mail carriers help Santa answer letters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Tis the season when thousands of "Dear Santa" letters flood post offices nationwide. Some carefully-selected mail carriers are helping Santa out by answering each..
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Charlotte Co. teen killed in ATV accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - State troopers say a Charlotte County teen has died in an ATV accident. Florida Highway Patrol says Danielle Jumisko, 13, was killed when the atv she was dri..
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LCSO Deputy uses marathon to train for "Walk for the Fallen"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- About 300 runners hit the pavement in Cape Coral Sunday morning for the Mangrove marathon.One of the runners used the marathon as part of a larger training plan....
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Accused NFM murderer has extensive criminal past

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On a closed circuit television, Znap Vmon made his first appearance before a Lee County judge on second degree murder charges in his neighbor's death.41 year-old ..
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Copper theft knocks out phones in Port Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a copper wire theft is to blame for knocking out phone service to about 100 customers in Port Charlotte. Century L..
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FMPD searching for missing person in Caloosahatchee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police are searching for a man missing after he jumped off a bridge into the Caloosahatchee River. Officers made contact with Irvin Howard, 24, on the..
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House fire under investigation in Bokeelia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

BOKEELIA, Fla.- A house is destroyed after neighbors report seeing flames and hearing loud explosions. The call came in before 6 this morning. WINK News learned no one was home at ..
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North Fort Myers man accused of killing neighbor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -  A shrine of candles marks the house on Garden Street where Deane Wood was discovered dead. Friends and neighbors in LaBonte's Garden RV Park in North..
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Orlando Twilight convention to draw 1,000 fans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - More than 1,000 fans are expected to attend the Twilight Saga Convention in Orlando. The three-day event celebrates the vampire series created by Stephenie Mey..
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Pilot walks away from crash near Venice airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

VENICE, Fla. (AP) - A 42-year-old student pilot who crashed near the Venice Airport says he was gaining altitude when the plane "just stopped." Oleg Anatollyevich Bachurin said he ..
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Thousands turn out for Lee County Heart Walk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The American Heart Association, invites you to celebrate your heart health and join Subway spokesman Jared Fogle and localresidents touched by heart disease and stroke at the annua..
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Benefit supports son of Bonita firefighter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Firefighters across southwest Florida are coming together to help the son of one of their own. Bonita Springs firefighters Steve Edelsberg found out in May, his two ..
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How to spot the signs of sexual abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators say the alleged abuse between a 37 year-old Lehigh Acres father and his young daughter spanned several years of this her life. Sadly, it happens a ..
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Soldier marries bride in Operation Open Arms wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FT. MYERS BEACH, Fla -- A local soldier and his bride are celebrating their first few moments as husband and wife! They tied the knot outside The Pink Shell on Fort Myers Beach in ..
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Extensive coral bleaching found off Fla. coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Bleaching of Florida's coral reefs has reached a new high.    The Nature Conservancy said on Friday that the most extensive bleaching ..
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