Sweet treat for young readers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

A new campaign running at Bennett's Fresh Roast in Fort Myers rewards students who keep up their reading during the summer. Bennett's is offering a free donut to any student in kin..
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Charlotte County making changes in wake of sexual assault at county park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- On Thursday, Charlotte County deputies arrested a 15 year old boy and charged him with sexual assault in connection with an incident at the South County Regional ..
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Sculptor turns rotting oak tree into art

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The old oak tree in front of Fort Myers City Hall has stood for more than two hundred years, but rot and termites turned it into a safety hazard. Instead of dest..
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Highway Interdiction Unit Seizes Cocaine During Traffic Stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On June 10, 2011 at approximately 6:15 pm, a detective with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit was patrolling Interstate 75 near mile mark..
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Obama has challenges in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama has problems in Florida that he didn't have when he won the pivotal swing state in 2008. Florida's economy is worse than elsewh..
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Insect expert testifies in Anthony trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A forensic entomologist testifying in the trial of a Florida woman accused of killing her two-year-old daughter says he found insects related to decomposition ..
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Minnesota Twins tryouts in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Over a hundred aspiring baseball players showed up at Hammond Stadium Saturday morning for their shot at playing in the big leagues. "We're chasing the dream.. Trying to play ball,..
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Girlfriend of East Naples homicide victim speaks to WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - We have new details in on an East Naples homicide investigation. We've learned the victim is 44 year-old Jacquelin Francois. Authorities found a his body inside..
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Florida Highway Patrol closing offices, putting more troopers on the road

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol is growing. More troopers are gearing up to hit the road in a matter of months. People can expect to see two to three more troopers..
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Night vision equipment helps find missing 90 year old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PUNTA GORDA, Fla - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Aviation Unit helicopter, using its FLIR night vision equipment, located a 90 year old man reported missing Thursday night. CCSO..
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Wanted fugitive arrested in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force on Friday captured one of Crime Stoppers most wanted fugitives.Yader Peralta-Rodriguez was wanted..
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Death of E. Naples man being investigated as homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: The slain man whose body was found in East Naples on Thursday has been identified as detectives search for a suspect in the case. The victim has ..
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Deputies:Lehigh mom arrested for not reporting daughter's sexual abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL-  Lee County Sheriffs deputies arrested a woman they say did nothing to stop her husband from abusing her daughter, even after the child cried out for help!We..
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Lee County Sheriff's Office saves hundreds of thousands of dollars using volunteers during budget cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's your money, and the Lee County Sheriff's Office has saved more than half a million dollars with volunteers. And those volunteers are doing more than answerin..
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Chiropractor hangs warning sign for AC thieves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla.-A Fort Myers chiropractor has a serious warning for thieves who return for his AC units. Dr. Steven Atwood has hung a banner in front of his office saying "Do Not ..
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Supreme Court Ruling on Breathalyzers and Licenses Should have Limited Effects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

A veteran local attorney believes the state supreme court ruling on implied consent, will have limited effect on drunk driving cases.   Joe Viacava says the ruling is fai..
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Summer kick-off event also promotes unity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The 5th Annual Unity in the Community End of School Block Party is Friday, June 10th, across from the Dunbar Community School in Fort Myers. What started as a co..
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A/C cages could be target for thieves too

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-Air conditioning distributor Dustin Lawrence has seen the lengths thieves will go to steal an AC unit. "If people want it, they're going to get it," Lawrence says...
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180-acre Bonita Springs brush fire completely contained

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 180-acre brush fire that proved to be problematic for firefighters in Bonita Springs has been completely contained.    Crews are tackling three separa..
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Salvation Army helps tornado victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Volunteers and workers from our local Salvation Army just returned from helping tornado victims in Alabama. It's been more than a month since the tornado ripped th..
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