Cape police, fire unions consider mayoral recall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral's police and fire unions are launching an effort to change the city's leadership. Following the lead of mayoral recall attempts they've seen in Wiscon..
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Ft. Myers ranked one of lowest tax burden cities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Some great news for our area.  A new study released by the Global Business Travel Association rates the Fort Myers area as one of the best for tourism taxe..
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Cape Coral nurses accused of doctor shopping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL-State investigators have arrested two Lee County nurses accused of taking thousands of Oxycodone pills from medical facilities. Dr. Douglas Hughes says, "I don't wan..
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New state banking regulator suing his bosses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's next banking commissioner is involved in a lawsuit against his new bosses.    Tom Grady, a former legislator and friend of Gov. Ri..
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Florida getting $97.7 million for business loans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is getting $97.7 million in federal funding for loans to help start new businesses and expand existing ones.    A Florida Chamber of..
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Possible electrocution in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- There has been a possible electrocution on Taggart Lane in the San Edmundo Community in Punta Gorda this Wednesday afternoon. A call was received by the Charlott..
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You can donate to pay off the public debt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla- As the U.S. Congress remains gridlocked on how to pay down America's growing 14.6 trillion dollar debt, some Americans have already taken matters in their own hand..
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Collier County woman arrested for child neglect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- 29-year old Jennifer Cione is under arrest, after Collier County deputies say she left a severely mentally and physically handicapped child she was caring for..
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Lee County neighborhood stabilization a success

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Good news for Lee County's Neighborhood Stabilization Program. A recent audit gives it high marks for performance. The program transforms foreclosed properties i..
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In death, young Fla. Marine gives life to comrade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Nicknamed "Superman" because of his chiseled 6-foot-3 frame, Marine Lt. Patrick Wayland saved his most heroic act for last. He donated a kidney to a comrade ..
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Fla. getting 325 more hospital residency slots

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is getting 325 more federally funded hospital residency slots to help alleviate a doctor shortage.    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Wed..
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Changes may be coming to Gleason Parkway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Residents along Gleason Parkway in Cape Coral, long concerned about their safety from passing traffic, may soon see improvements. Wednesday morning, the Cape traf..
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LCSO search for suspect in Fort Myers Shores

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Office says it is searching for a car break-in suspect in the Fort Myers Shores area. WINK has crews headed to the scene and will update you ..
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Miami security workers strike for unpaid wages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami security workers who protect city sites are protesting because they say a government contractor has withheld up to $100,000 from their paychecks.   &nb..
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New logo for Lee Chamber: brilliant or trivial?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

The Lee County Chamber of Commerce is pushing itself with a new logo and slogan: I love Lee County. The word love is represented by a heart on the logo, a heart that even pulsates ..
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Man arrested for Sexual Battery, Child Pornography

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- On Tuesday, Detectives from the North Port Police Department arrested Ronald Pat Marra, 56, of 5021 Kingsley Road in North Port for Sexual Battery on a child over..
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Feds award Fla. $13 million in highway grants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida will receive $13 million in federal highway grants for projects ranging from safety improvements to construction career day activities.  ..
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Mom jailed for false child abuse story against ex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Three southwest Florida residents have been charged with falsely reporting child abuse to the state hotline.    Lisa Ann Schinnow was arrested ..
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Man robs CVS at knifepoint, takes off with beer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office has arrested for a man who held up a CVS cashier at knifepoint and took off with a four-pack of beer. On August 16, 2011 at approx..
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Fla. visitor numbers up for second quarter of year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Florida's tourism bureau says more people are visiting the Sunshine State this year than last.    Visit Florida reported Tuesday that visitor numb..
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