Naples woman reaches goal, honors mother

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NAPLES, Fla.- Lindsey Meeks' business, Duck Tape Creations, took off online five months ago. It was just what she needed after losing her mother Patty to cancer. "As silly as ..
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Get the best deal on Black Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Blogger Ruth Soukup gives us tips on how to get the best deal this Black Friday.  Check out her blog at www.livingwellspendingless.com.
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Venice man arrested for misrepresenting himself as therapist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested William Loader, Jr., 73, of 3351 Sunset Beach Drive in Venice, for misrepresenting himself as a licensed thera..
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Nuke plant upgrade adding 23 cents to FPL bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co.'s residential customers will pay about 23 cents more each month in 2012 for nuclear power plant upgrades.    T..
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Large oak tree falls on house, kills woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Police say a large oak tree fell on a central Florida house, killing a woman who was asleep in the bedroom.    Sanford police say the tree fell ..
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WINK Exclusive: Family denies allegations of molestation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Shocking allegations after WINK News obtains the arrest warrant for Garrett Kern.  In it, the Cape Coral man admits to killing his 80-year-old stepgrandfat..
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Friends looking for closure on double murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee County deputies are asking for your help in solving the mystery behind a double homicide.  Nearly two weeks ago, someone shot and killed Aner Joe..
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Lee school district changes school choice program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County school board has approved a change to the district's school choice program, which could affect where thousands of children go to school. The decis..
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Laid off East Naples firefighters pose in charity calendar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

EAST NAPLES, Fla.- East Naples firefighters are turning up the heat.. with their first ever calendar featuring twelve of  Collier county's men in uniform. "I think if this guy..
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New details emerge from Garrett Kern's arrest warrant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- According to Garrett Kern's Lee County arrest warrant, Kern allegedly admitted to killing his grandfather, James Arthur, and asked a friend, Russell Baxter, if he..
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Investors say land trust wrongfully mortgaged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

CAPE CORAL, Fla--Investors in the Pine Island 101 Land Trust call for action after finding out their land was mortgaged and is in foreclosure. They say the land was worth millions ..
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Medicare patients may pay more at Lee Memorial Hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee Memorial Hospital is ending a contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida that will affect certain medicare patients. The insurance company sent a letter ..
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Proposed changes would make FCAT harder, increase cut off

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- There's new controversy surrounding the state-wide FCAT exam. Changes are on the way that could make the test harder and also increase the cut off for students to..
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Ronald Brise elected next chairman of Fla. PSC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Public Service Commissioner Ronald Brise will chair the five-member panel in 2012 and 2013.    The commission, which regulates utili..
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Classmates of injured marine organize event in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla.- Friends and family of Lance Corporal Jonathan Carnes say they have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. The Gulf Coast High School grad stepped on an IED last ..
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Local woman boxer works to make the Olympics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Tiara Brown of Lehigh Acres has a dream: standing in the middle of the podium at the summer Olympics in London next year, and receiving a gold medal in boxing. She's the #2 ranked ..
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Naples Chamber requests change of administration at Edison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NAPLES, Fla.- At first, faculty and students were the only ones calling for new leadership at Edison State College. Now others in the Southwest Florida community are joining in. Tu..
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CCSO announces first arrest in Pt. Charlotte drive-by

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron reported this afternoon that one of two men involved in Sunday mornings drive-by car shooting in Port Charlotte, has been ar..
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Disabled vet cheers on Martinez in DWTS finale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A severely wounded Tampa veteran is among the fans rooting for "Dancing With the Stars" finalist J.R. Martinez.    Martinez is an Iraq war veteran..
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Man breaks into Tin City shop, leaves bloody handprints

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A man is behind bars, accused of breaking into a Tin City store and trying to sell the stolen items. Naples police say Donald Cristiano used a boat anchor to smash th..
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