Romney speaks to overflow crowd in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Riding an increasing wave of momentum ahead of Tuesday's Primary, Mitt Romney came out swinging on Sunday. In front of an overflow crowd downtown, the Republican Pre..
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Gumbo fest brings Cajun flair to North Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Shell Factory head chef Mike Marcantonio has been working for days to prepare enough gumbo for the nearly 6,000 people projected to attend this years festiv..
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Students declare food fight against healthier meals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Students at Roosevelt High School have declared a food fight to win back peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Fed up with new, healthy cafeteria cuisine that..
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Consta Concordia passengers file lawsuits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

MIAMI (AP) - Six Costa Concordia passengers have filed lawsuits in U.S. federal court in Miami seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. The lawsuit filed Friday see..
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Prisons close; population stayed static

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - When Florida's prison system announced it was closing 11 facilities, it flew in the face of conventional wisdom that the state's prison population was high..
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Herman Cain throws support behind Newt Gingrich

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former presidential hopeful Herman Cain threw his support behind Newt Gingrich Saturday night, providing the former House speaker with a late boost jus..
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Rick Santorum cancels events for Sunday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is canceling his Sunday morning campaign events and is spending time with his hospitalized daughter. ..
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Two small planes make crash landings in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities say two small planes were forced to land in unusual locations. No injuries were reported in either of the forced landings Saturday...
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Several species of grouper off limits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

TALLHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Several species of grouper will be off-limits in state waters in the Gulf of Mexico, while snook fishing is set to reopen on Florida's Atlantic coast. ..
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Remembering Challenger: 26 Years Later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachid Haoues

FORT MYERS, FL - On January 28, 1986  space shuttle Challenger burst into flames after just 73 seconds into flight. All seven crew members in the shuttle died. 26 years later,..
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Tire fire damages two Bonita businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A fire at a Bonita Springs tire store destroyed thousands of dollars worth of tires and caused moderate damage to a nearby business. Bonita Springs firefight..
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Santorum cancels morning events to be with child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is canceling his Sunday morning campaign events and is spending time with his hospitalized daughter. Sant..
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Herman Cain backs Gingrich's presidential bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former presidential hopeful Herman Cain is backing Newt Gingrich's White House bid. Cain endorsed his fellow Georgian Saturday, just days before Florid..
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Romney, Santorum to make weekend stop in Southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Southwest Florida will once again be a political hotbed on Sunday. Both Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum will make campaign stops.Romney will hold a rally in Sugden Pla..
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Air show attracts area law enforcement agencies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Every day Steve Winters goes to work prepared to transport life-threatening medical cases at a moments notice. "There's a perception that a medical helicopter is ..
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Gingrich says space exploration in US tradition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STUART, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich says critics of his call to ramp up U.S. space exploration don't understand the power of science, technology and..
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Romney and Gingrich stay focused on Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The two leading candidates in Florida's Republican primary, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, are staying focused on voters with events around the state this we..
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FL lawmakers propose school changes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Two pieces of education legislation are on the table in Tallahassee. Under the Parent Empowerment Act, parents would have the power to fire school staff if they ..
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Naples lawyer leads the effort to finish Flight 93 Memorial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla -- The project to honor the people killed when Flight 93 went down on September 11, 2001 is now in the hands of a Naples lawyer. Phase one of the National Flight 93 Mem..
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WINK Investigation:FHP stands firm saying they have no quota

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A WINK News investigation continues.  Does the Florida Highway Patrol have ticket quotas?  After our first story aired Wednesday, we got new documents..
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