Low Lake Level Hurting Clewiston

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- Lake Okeechobee has dropped to under 10 feet, the lowest in four years.  It is discouraging boaters and fishermen, who often spend a lot of money in Clewi..
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Local couple foreclosing on Bank of America strikes chord worldwide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - When WINK News brought you an exclusive story about a homeowner foreclosing on Bank of America last Friday, no one imagined the story would take off like it ..
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Brush fire burns in North Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A small brush fire has been reported at Glenmont Drive West in North Fort Myers.  The fire is about an acre in size.  A nearby resident told WINK News t..
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Lee County experts say mosquito season worst in 25 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Mosquito season is in full swing. Lee County experts say they haven't seen swarms this bad since they started keeping records 25 years ago. Chances are, you've al..
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Most FCAT scores little changed from last year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Most results for this year's Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test scores for fourth through 11th grade students in reading and math are unchanged from 2010. Education officials sa..
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Robbers steal cash from Fort Myers Credit Union

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department responded to a robbery at the Lee County Postal Employees Credit Union located at 1350 Monroe in Fort Myers at 11:38 a.m. Mo..
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More suspicious fires in Iona-McGregor area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla -  Iona-McGregor firefighters are investigating an overnight duplex fire they say is suspicious. This is one of nearly a dozen suspicious fires in the Io..
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Governor Scott looking for jobs in Canada

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is on a week-long trade mission in Canada as part of his efforts to attract new business and jobs to Florida.    Scott left ..
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Punta Gorda woman arrested after selling Crack Cocaine to detectives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested a Punta Gorda woman after three undercover Crack Cocaine buys in Port Charlotte. Rose Marie ..
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Fla. sued over ban of doctors asking about guns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is suing to overturn Florida's new law that bans doctors from asking patients about gun ownership. The center, whi..
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From Japan with love

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Third graders in Okinawa, Japan are working hard to save the lives of animals in need of new homes.  Ms. Karen Strawn's class has been raising money for Okina..
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Bell Tower Shops collecting donations for Lee County Homeless Coalition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Several businesses at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers are working together to collect gently worn clothing or shoes for the Lee County Homeless Coalition. "We ..
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Madoff underwear sells for $200 at Fla. auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - Thousands of buyers vied for items that once belonged to convicted swindler Bernard Madoff, with 14 pairs of underwear going for $200 and a photograph of a naked rear ..
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Police: FL man kills daughter, ex-wife's boyfriend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in central Florida say they are searching for a man who killed his daughter and his ex-wife's boyfriend, and critically wounded his ex-wife. ..
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Soldier injured after fall from rock climbing wall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A 21 year old local soldier is in the hospital after falling 20 feet from a rock climbing wall. The serviceman, said to be on leave after serving in Afghanis..
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Robber brutally attacks female employee at Lehigh business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A female employee at the Luxxor Casino in Lehigh Acres was brutally attacked by a man robbing the business on Friday night. "They beat her like she was a man. T..
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Palm Beach Blvd reopened after accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A two-vehicle accident blocked one eastbound lane and all westbound lanes on Palm Beach Boulevard Saturday around 5:30 p.m. A driver of a pickup truck rear-ended..
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Buckeyes fans can divest their Tressel sweaters at Miracle game

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The Fort Myers Miracle of the Florida State League are having a "Rest the Vest" Night on Monday, giving Ohio State fans a place to unload their sweater vest..
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Lake Okeechobee at lowest level in 4 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The water level in Lake Okeechobee has fallen below 10 feet above sea level for the first time since 2007. The lake fell to 9.96 feet Saturday mor..
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Man accused of killing Fla. baby arrested in Ala.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of killing a 6-month-old baby in the Florida Panhandle has been arrested in Alabama and is awaiting extradition. Fort Walton Beach..
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