LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It was a chilly wakeup call for thousands in Lee County. "I got up and turned the coffee pot on, and it magically got done just as the power went off," Joann Hou..
LCEC is operating business as usual Wednesday morning. We will have crews on stand-by in the early hours of the morning to address any issues that may occur but we are not expectin..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Call for Action gets action for a woman whose home was surrounded by giant potholes. She told us that driving over the potholes caused her disabled daugh..
LEE COUNTY- WINK crews were at the scene of a brush fire at 18710 River Estates Lane in Alva. Trust WINK News as we will bring the latest details.
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Twenty seven year-old Chad Moreland could face the death penalty if he's convicted in the murder of convenience store clerk Jerry Rabon. The Eagle Scout and Sherr..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - For as cold as it feels in Southwest Florida, it's worse in other parts of the state. The National Weather Service predicts the potential for record-s..
Charlie Huether will not get his 8.9-million dollars, at least not yet. Lee County wants more time to study the claims he is making before possibly making a settlement with t..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Back-to-back chilly nights make landscaping particularly vulnerable to the cold, but some simple steps can go a long way in protecting your plants. The best way t..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida farmers are considering themselves and their crops lucky after what some are calling the earliest area freeze ever. Collier county farmers..
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - School officials say a gunman who opened fire during a Florida Panhandle school board was fatally shot by the district's safety manager. District spokeswom..
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Gov.-elect Nathan Deal said his state budget proposal will contain borrowing for new reservoirs as Georgia tries to resolve a long-standing three-state water dis..
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An agency that regulates water use has approved pumping restrictions on strawberry growers who spray millions of gallons of water on their fields during co..
NORTH FORT MYERS, FL– While the temperatures are dipping in Southwest Florida, residents are turning on the heat. Here are a few tips from LCEC to help manage electric bills ..
DESOTO COUNTY, Fla - Early estimates show no significant damage from Monday night's cold weather.In Desoto County temperatures dropped to 28 degrees. Remarkably, no frost formed on..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State economists are updating Florida's general revenue estimate, and the outlook is not promising.Preliminary figures Tuesday show the new estimate could ..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Marshals arrested a man and a woman featured on America's Most Wanted after a nearly two-year-long manhunt.Officials say Emma Hope Grant and Derrick Paul Ho..
A frigid, record-breaking cold start to the day and round #2 begins tonight! Wind chills won't have such an impact with a nearly calm wind overnight, but frost is likely. M..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Public Service Commission has approved a two-year freeze in base rates for Florida Power & Light Co., the state's biggest electric utility.The comm..
LEE COUNTY -- It has been one of coldest mornings in Southwest Florida so far and for 10 thousand LCEC customers, they spend their morning without power.
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- You've probably already turned on your heater or space heater to battle the blast of arctic air moving through Southwest Florida. They may warm you up, but they ..