Local Military Families On Fence About Possible Government Shut Down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A potential government shutdown could affect our nation's heroes. If things don't turn around, those fighting over seas may not be seeing their pay checks star..
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Child Psychiatrist seeing aggression in younger children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Two 10 year-olds accused of threatening to kill a classmate, and then burn his body are in juvenile custody tonight. What is it that drives someone so young to g..
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Students run pizzeria for MDA donations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - A marketing class took over a pizzeria to raise money to help a classmate living with muscular dystrophy. Nearly 2 dozen students of the Sports and Entertainment Mar..
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EXCLUSIVE: 5-year-old hit by ATV goes from coma to recovery in just 18 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - His nurses call him a miracle. The 5-year-old boy hit by an ATV less than three weeks ago is now recovering at home. His parents speak exclusively to WINK Ne..
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Highlands County water tank bursts, 2 workers dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla.-  A 300,000 gallon capacity water tank located at the former Georgia Pacific plant located at 400 State Road 70 in Lake Placid burst sending the content..
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Southwest Florida's disabled protest Governor Scott's major cuts to services

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- More than 100 people packed the streets of downtown Fort Myers on Thursday, protesting Governor Scott's emergency spending cut on funding for the disabled. They s..
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School bus accident in Punta Gorda leaves 6 children with minor injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies are on scene of a school bus and car crash at U.S. 17 and Golf Course Road east of Punta Gorda. The car crashed into th..
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Two children arrested for plotting to kill a classmate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Fort Myers, Fla- Two children from Fort Myers are ordered to stay in juvenile detention center after threatening to kill a classmate. Both suspects are 10 y..
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Crooks steal Christian school's only bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Students at Sonshine Christian Academy are riding in style, but not because of any special privileges. The school's one and only bus was stolen Tuesday night. Unt..
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Parent spots panther near kids at a bus stop, now many want it relocated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - People in the Golden Gate Estates are used to living with wildlife, but parents say a panther roaming the area is getting too close to kids at a bus stop. On..
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ACLU Files Petition to Shut down Foreclosure Courts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The American Civil Liberties Union is filing a petition to shut down the state's foreclosure courts, calling them a violation of due process.     A court spokes..
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Bonita Springs man charged with stealing identity of a Las Vegas man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Las Vegas Police Department in reference to an identity theft investigation on March 11, 2011. The investigat..
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Expect slow moving traffic near Estero Blvd. and Gulfshore Dr.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Expect slow moving traffic in both directions near Estero Boulevard and Gulfshore Dr. near Fort Myers Beach. Delays are due to a break in a residential irrig..
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Crime Stoppers tip leads Marshals across country to nab fugitive newlyweds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GLIDE, Ore.- A couple who committed various crimes stayed together, ran from the law together and, as of this morning, remain together - only this time, they're behind bars in an O..
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8 months after spill, oil found on dead dolphin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that eight months after the Deepwater Horizon oil well was capped, dolphins are washing ashore in east Louisi..
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New bins help Harry Chapin Food Bank get fresh food into the hands of the needy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MOORE HAVEN, Fla - The Harry Chapin Food Bank and its new mobile pantry distribution system delivered fresh food Thursday to Moore Haven Residents.Chiquita Brands provided a $7,800..
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Fla. House passes business deregulation bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  - Legislation that would deregulate 14 businesses, professions and occupations ranging from interior design to auto repair has cleared the Republican-contro..
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New diplomas offered at 4 area high schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -  It’s called AICE, standing for the Advanced International Certificate of Education, and the academically rigorous and internationally recognized..
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Fla. bill unlinks job licenses from rights restoration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- A bill that would take occupational licenses out of the civil rights denied to ex-convicts has unanimously cleared the House Judiciary committee. The committee v..
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Water outage in part of Lee County due to water main break

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla-Update: Due to the repairs being completed earlier than expected, I wanted to let you know that the water is now back on for the Foxmoor area.  These residents..
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