Midpoint Madness runners salute local veterans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Runners in Southwest Florida took to the streets Friday night for the annual Midpoint Madness 5K Race. There are races like this scheduled almost every weekend. ..
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An American tradition to celebrate Wounded Warriors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - There aren't many cities in America where a softball game on a chilly November night would attract a large crowd. But the game Friday night in Bonita Springs..
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Former DEA Chief gives tough talk on drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Dan Stutman isn't surprised by much anymore. He spent his career with the D.E.A., the last six years as head of the New York division. Now he travels the country giv..
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Lee County baby opts for a big birthday, 11-11-11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Zuriel Orakwe is a bundle of joy with a big birthday.The 8 pound, 4 ounce wide-eyed child was due November 8th. But the little one came late, choosing to make his..
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Governor Scott spends Veterans Day in Southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Florida Governor Rick Scott celebrated servicemen and women at a Veterans Day ceremony in Cambier Park Friday. The former Navy soldier addressed a crowd of about 500 ..
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Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart 46 years later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.-  More than four decades after serving in Vietnam, Donald Hendricksen was finally awarded a purple heart Friday. Hendricksen was wounded in combat in south Vietna..
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Fort Myers man involved in offshore racing accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A single-boat rollover accident during the second of three race days at the Key West World Championship Friday left one Florida racer in critical condition an..
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Fla. forgave $110.5 million in taxes and fines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - For the second year in a row Florida is giving up on collecting more than $100 million in taxes, fees and fines owed the state.    Last year..
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Naples veteran survives 10 hours in the Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla -- A Naples Veteran fights to survive for 10 hours in the chilly Gulf of Mexico. Tony Lim served in Vietnam and Desert Storm, but the grandfather wasn't going to give u..
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39th Annual Ft. Myers Boat Show sails into town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla. - One of Florida's oldest boat shows has sailed into Fort Myers! The annual event attracts hundreds from the boating community. But in this economy are people read..
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Gov. Scott visits WINK News, talks casinos

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott sat down with political reporter Carlos Suarez to talk about a number of important issues, but it's what the governor said about Vegas-style c..
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Shell Factory hosts Veterans Day tribute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- "I think today is one of our country's most important national holidays," said Gen. Jim Dozier, a retired Army General. "Veterans provide an umbrella of sec..
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Veterans' memorial debuts in Marco Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- From young to old, veterans and non veterans, nearly a thousand people came out to dedicate a new veterans memorial on Marco Island. "Its just a way of giving b..
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Veteran fought in WWII Pacific then Bay of Pigs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Manuel Perez Garcia was a member of the Cuban Armed Forces when World War II broke out.    That didn't stop him from volunteering to fight for the U.S. ..
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Teachers, facing low salaries, opt to moonlight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - By day, Wade Brosz teaches American history at an A-rated Florida middle school. By night, he is a personal trainer at 24 Hour Fitness.    Brosz took th..
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Man who shot cousin arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS. Fla.- An Alva man who shot his cousin during an argument over a dirt bike is in custody. Oscar Russ, 34, of 2610 Charleston Park Drive in Alva, was arrested by deputies..
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Fla. man wades through dump to find wife's ring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - It seemed hopeless as a south Florida man stood before a 9-ton mountain of rotten garbage, desperately hoping to find his wife's engagement ring.    Bri..
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Fla. dog eats $1,000 cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida dog has ingested an expensive meal after devouring $1,000 cash.    Christy Lawrenson said she and her husband have been saving c..
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Car fire on I-75 disrupts traffic, no injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An earlier car fire disrupted traffic on I-75. Southbound I-75 at exit 131/ Daniels Parkway was closed until 9:08 a.m. The southbound ramp was closed until 9:51 a..
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Mack Leading in New Poll

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Congressman Connie Mack IV hasn't entered the Senate race and he's already jumped ahead of the field in a new poll. A Quinnipiac University poll relea..
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