House goes up in flames in Lehigh

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla- A house went up in flames just after 3 this morning in Lehigh Acres on Morgan Circle North. Firefighters found the man on the lawn, and was able to escape. He wa..
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Special equestrians ride horses for therapy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Horses are lending a helping hoof to people who need them. A program in Fort Myers allows those with disabilities to get physical therapy while riding. For Emma R..
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Firefighters revive 7 year old drowning victim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A 7 year old girl found without a pulse was revived by first responding firefighters after drowning in a family pool. The girl was believed to be underwater ..
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Post-WWII plane pilot dies in W.Va. air show crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The pilot of a post-World War II plane has died after it crashed and burst into flames at a West Virginia air show, the second deadly air show crash in 24..
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Kara Kennedy, daughter of Ted Kennedy, dies at 51

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) - Six years after she was deemed cancer-free, Kara Kennedy accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom on behalf of her father, just weeks before Sen. Edward Kennedy..
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Over 150 families turn out for kiddie triathlon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The Galloway Captiva Triathlon at South Seas Island Resort is a weekend family, fun and fitness event comprised of two children’s triathlons on September 17 (Ages 6-9:100 yar..
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Fort Myers woman trains to complete in triathlon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- This weekend the inaugural Galloway Captiva Triathlon will take place.  For a Fort Myers woman, it’s the beginning of a lifetime of feeling better.Re..
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Two people shot to death in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Friday around 8:45 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department said they received a frantic 911 call from a family member saying they had found their loved ones dead..
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Estero Fire Rescue responds to structure fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

ESTERO, Fla. - At 7:36 Friday evening, Estero Fire Rescue and San Carlos Fire Department, responded to a call for a structure fire at 21560 TPI Road. Upon arrival units w..
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Remembering Coralrose Fullwood 5 years later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH PORT, Fla. - It will be five years ago Saturday, that 6-year-old Coralrose Fullwood was kidnapped, raped and murdered in North Port. Friday night, those closest to the little..
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Tickets for headlight flashing being challenged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  It's estimated thousands of Floridians have been cited for warning other drivers that cops are up ahead by flashing their headlights. Many drivers say they..
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Bear scare in Copeland

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COPELAND, Fla.- Copeland locals know a thing or two about being neighbors with nature, but the small Everglades community is now speaking out about some unruly residents."They come..
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Disabled vet struggles with credit card dispute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - Your credit card usually provides extra insurance when you buy a big ticket item because you can challenge the charge on your card if you don't get what you paid ..
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Local county has state's highest unemployment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LABELLE, Fla. - Hendry County is number one in the state in a very, very bad category. The Southwest Florida County leads the state in unemployment at 17.9%. More than seven points..
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Who will help small businesses in Collier now?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier business are sounding off over the Economic Development Council closing it's doors at the end of the month.  Many credit the EDC for their growt..
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Disney fined for safety violations in park death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal agency has cited Disney with three safety citations totaling $69,000 related to the death of a mechanic who died in March while doing work on a ride ..
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Shark bites surfer off New Smyrna Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man was bitten by a shark while surfing off a central Florida beach.    Volusia County Beach Patrol reports that 25-y..
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Guilty verdict in 2009 murder case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday September 15, 2011 a Lee County jury found Pasqual Rentas, 39, of Fort Myers, guilty of murder. More than two years ago, on January 17, 2009 the Fort ..
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IB program participants on the rise in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The number of Lee County students taking part in the International Baccalaureate program is up and getting the top diploma is helping families save money on going..
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Fla. court says 1 spank isn't domestic violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A single spank doesn't qualify as domestic violence, an appellate court ruled Friday.    A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Ap..
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