Gold coin discovered in Salvation Army red kettle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- For the seventh straight year, an anonymous donor has dropped a $20 Liberty Eagle gold coin in one of The Salvation Army’s red kettles. The coin was anonymo..
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Man convicted in 2008 Cape killing sentenced to 10 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The man who murdered a Fort Myers woman and left her body to rot in a shower will spend ten years behind bars. The victim's family was outraged at what they thoug..
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Police investigate a home invasion at Gulf Stream Isles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

"Home Invasion Robbery Update #1" - Tuesday, 8:45 p.m. Tuesday morning surveillance cameras captured one of the home invasion robbery suspects on video. The suspect, featured ..
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Romney the 1st GOP candidate to plant flag in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - If there's any Republican presidential candidate who can afford to spend precious time and money focusing on winning in Florida, it's the one campaigning in the state ..
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2nd homeless man arrested for having sex with a 12-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a second homeless man for having sex with a 12-year-old girl in their Port Charlotte campsite..
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Tampa airport named a favorite of travelers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A travel website has named the Tampa International Airport among the world's "most loved" airports. CNNgo.com, a website covering international travel and t..
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Daughter's call to Coast Guard leads to dads rescue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Four Naples men are home safe after a terrifying 24 hours stranded at sea. The men went on a day long fishing trip Sunday morning just off Marco Island, but ..
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Local businesses see sales surge for Cyber Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - What appears to be a booming start to the holiday shopping season continued Monday with the online shopping push known as "Cyber Monday." "We've gotten absolutel..
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Blind man's home burglarized in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Legally blind, disabled and on dialysis every other day.  A Fort Myers man is feeling picked on after he said thieves targeted his home.  Unfortunatel..
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Rep Mack announcing he's in Florida Senate race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Republican Congressman Connie Mack IV has officially announced his entry into the U.S. Senate race.    Mack appeared on Fox News Channel on Mon..
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Sims sentenced to 17 years in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A man who killed a Vietnam veteran three decades ago, will spend 17 years in prison. James Sims agreed to keep his lawyer for sentencing after WINK News uncovered..
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Big business expected as spring training approaches

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins gear up to start spring training in their respective Fort Myers stadiums.. the businesses that surround them are gearing..
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From polio to chickenpox, vaccines run gamut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Most people don't think about polio and diphtheria these days because those diseases have been stamped out in the United States, largely because of vaccines. &n..
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SWFL 'hair stylist to the stars' killed in motorcycle crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - He was called a 'hairstylist to the stars''. He called Clint Eastwood and Johnny Carson his clients. But last weekend, "Little Joe" Micale was killed in a motorc..
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Missing woman's ex-boyfriend is prime suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando's police chief says the former fiance of a woman who went missing after appearing on "The People's Court" is the primary focus of the agency's investig..
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Wheelchair-bound Lehigh Acres man robbed at gunpoint

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Deputies are searching for two thieves accused of robbing a man in a wheelchair at gunpoint. Robert Moore, of Lehigh Acres, was making a trip to the b..
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1 Man dies after his kayak overturns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

EAST NAPLES, Fla -- Neighbors are remembering an East Naples man who died Monday afternoon. Walter Coutu, 65, was kayaking in Kings Lake near Berkeley Drive when his kayak turned o..
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Chad Moreland wants to withdraw plea deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Fort Myers, Fla - A Fort Myers man, who confessed to murder now wants to take it back. Just two weeks ago, Chad Moreland stood in court and admitted to shooting Gerry Rabon in 2007..
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Work to begin in 1 week to renovate McCollum Hall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Work is set to begin on Monday, Dec. 5th, to renovate historic McCollum Hall in Fort Myers. It used to be a dance hall that served African-Americans from over the..
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Lawmakers announce new Everglades caucus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A bipartisan group of five state lawmakers announced the formation Monday of a new legislative caucus devoted to Everglades restoration efforts. &nb..
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