Cape Coral bridge construction frustrating many

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Road construction represents progress, although it may not feel that way sometimes, especially when Southwest Florida streets get packed with seasonal visitors. T..
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Detectives seek public's help in double homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County sheriff's detectives are releasing photos of the victims of a recent double homicide and the vehicle they drove in the hope someone from the public may..
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Lee School Choice Program could change

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A meeting Tuesday could mean changes to the Lee County school choice program. School board members will vote to ammend how they give preference to students when i..
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County prohibits feral feline feeding, shelter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Polk County officials are telling a feral cat organization to stop feeding and sheltering cat colony at a local park.    The Ledger (http://bit.l..
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PSC deciding Progress Energy Fla. nuclear costs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Progress Energy Florida wants customers to pay $140 million next year to pay for electricity the company expects to purchase while a nuclear plant is shut ..
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Cops: South Fla. officer strikes, kills bicyclist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an on-duty Pembroke Pines detective in an unmarked car struck and killed a bicyclist in South Florida.    Davie police spokesman D..
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Car drives through fence at Miami International

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A man was taken into custody after police say he drove his Honda Accord through a perimeter fence surrounding Miami International Airport.    Miami-Dade..
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Police, family searching for missing Orlando woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Volunteers are searching for an Orlando woman who went missing after appearing with an ex-boyfriend on an episode of "The People's Court."    Fa..
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Florida's Turnpike serves up free coffee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Weary holiday travelers will get a big boost, thanks to the folks at Florida's Turnpike.    The restaurants and gas stations at service plazas along the..
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Cape Councilman says: Home Fire Sprinklers will save lives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - Councilman Chris Chulakes - Leetz toured a new home in Cape Coral fitted with a fire sprinkler system. Chulakes - Leetz says the home looks like any other, except,..
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How could lack of debt deal affect you?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The failure of Washington's debt-saving super-committee to reach a deal could now trigger automatic across-the board cuts in government programs by 2013, unless ..
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Gunman, deputy exchange fire outside bingo hall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A gunman was arrested after exchanging gunfire with a deputy outside a Port Charlotte bingo hall on Monday night.Deputies say, amazingly, nobody was injured,..
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Garrett Kern denied bond

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida's most wanted man is in custody and faced a Lee County judge this morning. Garrett Kern made his first appearance for a bond hearing. Kern appea..
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Modern day grinch stealing presents in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- We haven't even made it to Thanksgiving and already crooks are stealing Christmas presents in southwest Florida.  A Lehigh Acres family is sending a desp..
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Animal services investigating possible hoarding case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Domestic Animal Services is investigating a possible hoarding case in San Carlos Park. Friday, Lee County deputies were called to 17276 Malaga Road af..
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Numbers of those seeking holiday help on the rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NAPLES, Fla.- Angela Banados is one of nearly a thousand people who received their thanksgiving feast.. for free. A record 970 families signed up for holiday help from Saint Matthe..
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Man fires shots outside Bingo hall & towards deputy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Monday evening following an exchange of shots with a K9 deputy in front of a Bingo Trail, 1200 Tamiami Tr..
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Builders Surprise North Fort Myers Family

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Builders Care surprised a North Fort Myers family Monday when they stopped by to announce plans to make their home handicap accessible for 17 year old Shayna Mill..
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Cape soldier lucky to be alive after IED explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- The father of a Cape Coral soldier tells WINK News he is thankful to have his son alive, after an IED explosion in Afghanistan. The army medic was in ..
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Rain and snow during Naples' Christmas on 3rd

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Third Street South in Naples was transformed into a winter wonderland Monday evening during the Christmas on Third event.
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