Man fatally crashes new motorcycle into his home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A North Fort Myers man purchased a new motorcycle and on his first ride, crashed into his home and sustained fatal injuries. On Wednesday, around 5:30 p.m.,..
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Gas leak in downtown Naples impacts restaurants on 5th Ave.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla.- Crews are working through the night to repair a gas leak in downtown Naples. The natural gas leak was detected just after 6 o'clock Wednesday night on the corner of 8..
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Parking problems in front of Cape Coral shopping plaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A warning for drivers in Cape Coral, watch where you park.  One woman told WINK News her car was towed when she parked outside of a shopping plaza at SE 47..
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New Lee County DOT director has big plans for the future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- David Loveland is no stranger to this job. He's worked with the Lee County Department of Transportation for 18 years. As its new director, he says, his ..
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Enrollment down at Edison State; what's to blame?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Aminta Cordero is in her first week as a student at Edison State College. She chose the school after hearing strong reviews from her peers. "I had a couple frien..
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Salvage yard owner catches crooks red-handed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Two accused thieves are behind bars after a business owner catches them on surveillance cameras. Melissa Berry and Jason Lefrank are in the Collier County jail on num..
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Lee School District considers palm scanners in cafeterias

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County school cafeterias could soon go high-tech. The School District is considering a proposal to install palm scanners to speed up lunch lines.Forget about ..
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Collier County voting machines pass the test

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County elections officials tested voting equipment Wednesday ahead of the state's upcoming primary. During a public Canvassing Board Committee Meeting..
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Call monitoring company plans 3-day job fair

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One of the countries leading call monitoring companies is hosting a three-day job fair this weekend. Over 90 percent of J.Lodge’s staff are persons with a ..
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New economic council focuses on Bonita-Estero

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A new economic council is focusing on helping businesses in Bonita Springs and Estero. The Economic Development Council will work with Bonita and Lee County to sp..
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Ft. Myers bookkeeper allegedly stole from boss to pay bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An investigation has led to the arrest of a Fort Myers woman who stole approximately $25,000 from her own boss to pay a mounting credit card bill. Cathy Krupp, 53..
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Senate panel approves Fla. redistricting maps

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate is set for floor action on redistricting next week after final votes by its Reapportionment Committee.    Republicans wer..
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Republicans to expand Latino outreach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is stepping up party efforts to mobilize Latino voters.    Priebus on Wednesday announced the appo..
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Fla. man gets year in prison for spill claim fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida man has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to attempting to defraud the BP oil spill claims fund.    T..
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Bill to deny drug felons benefits moves through House

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The House Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee voted 9-6 in favor of a bill that would require the Department of Children and Families to deny cash assistance benefits and..
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Small group in Miami area protests Guantanamo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - A small handful of members of the Miami chapter of Amnesty International are calling for the closure of Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.    About fi..
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Fla. bill to require public comment at meetings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Governmental bodies would have to give citizens a chance to be heard before acting on public issues under a bill moving through the Florida Legislature.&nb..
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Psychiatrist: Anthony had no mental illness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A psychiatrist says in newly-released depositions that Casey Anthony had no evidence of mental illness.    The depositions of two psychiatrists ..
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Fla. DCF releases contractor report card

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The state child welfare agency is releasing a new report card rating its 20 private contractors that oversee foster care.    Wednesday's scorecard is pa..
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Fla group sues for documents on Haiti deportations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Immigrant advocates in Miami are suing the federal government to access documents about the decision to resume deportations to Haiti amid a cholera epidemic in the Car..
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