Chamber fire joins list of unsolved arsons on Pine Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Scott Adams says Friday's blaze at the Pine Island Chamber of Commerce was like history repeating itself. "It makes you think of everything that happened in the ..
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New Sanibel bicycle Welcome Center under construction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

SANIBEL, Fla.- Sanibel Island is taking a step to help its growing biking community. The island's bike club is building a new hub for bicyclists. As soon as you drive into Sanibel ..
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Don't forget about water restrictions, or it'll cost you

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- We are officially in the dry season and city officials want to make sure you conserve water and resist the urge to keep your sprinklers on all day. Melanie Perr..
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Sources say Arkansas judge is fighting for McCready case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Mindy McCready is breaking her silence via text message to WINK News. Today McCready said she's been winning her custody battle in Arkansas, but because of a..
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More information released in Cape shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- At approximately 5:33 a.m., officers responded to 4928 Viceroy Court in reference to a male subject shot in the leg. The victim told officers “Ace” br..
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All lanes open on Del Prado after accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Traffic is finally flowing in Cape Coral after a single-car accident caused bottlenecking on Del Prado Blvd. late Monday afternoon. A pickup truck slammed into a ..
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Naples man arrested for sexual abuse on a child under 12

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 36-year-old Naples man was arrested on Sunday and charged with sexually battering a girl under the age of 12. Denis Zalaya was also charged with lewd and la..
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Black History Museum offers fascinating displays

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A little-known museum is hoping to get more visitors in the coming year. The Black History Museum is located in Fort Myers, and offers a fascinating glimpse at lo..
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Medical emergency causes car crash, leaves 1 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- One woman is dead, Monday afternoon, after a car accident on Goodlette Frank Rd. As 72-year-old Marjorie Oglander proceeded to the intersection at Immokalee R..
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4th Florida panther found dead this year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A fourth Florida panther that was raised in captivity has died.    The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Monday (http://sunsent.nl/w4NKJr ) the..
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Nigeria fuel strike ends with soldiers in streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Labor unions ended a crippling nationwide strike Monday in Nigeria after the country's president partially restored subsidies that keep gasoline prices low, t..
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Suspect asks for directions, robs woman at gunpoint

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed a woman at gunpoint on Perry Ave. in Lehigh Acres on Friday, just before 11 p.m. The woman ..
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Early voting begins in 5 Florida counties

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Voters in five Florida counties are going to the polls and casting ballots in the presidential primary.    Early voting began Monday in Hillsborou..
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US Sen. Marco Rubio heads to Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is headed to Haiti to review U.S.-backed efforts to help the Caribbean country rebuild two years after a devastating earthquake.   &nbs..
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Body found on Barefoot Beach identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A body that was found Friday morning on Barefoot Beach has been identified as that of 51-year-old Samuel Schenkl.The Collier County Sheriffs Office has said t..
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Publisher sees reality of homelessness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Before he published community newspapers, Bill Sharpe sold RVs. He was neither newspaper crusader nor do-gooder. He never liked giving money to panhandlers. He k..
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FL pair: Rafts crowded aboard stricken cruise ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida couple says they tried to board several crowded lifeboats before finding one that would let them off a cruise ship that capsized off the Italian coast. ..
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Biologists: 32 Florida panthers born in 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State wildlife officials say the number of Florida panthers born last year appears to offset the number of documented panther deaths.    Acc..
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Updated: Fla law student being held on $1M bond in shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A law school student at the Ave Maria School of Law is being held on $1 million bond after authorities say he shot at his roommate and threatened his ex-girlfri..
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MLK commemorative events under way in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Hundreds around Southwest Florida are remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In Fort Myers, people gathered for a commemorative march along Martin Luther King Jr..
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