Weather service facing cuts in House budget plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Congress is considering cuts to the government's weather team at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).  The head of the National Weather ..
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Fort Myers Police say they're being robbed of overtime hours

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Cecil Pendergrass, the president of the union representing the Fort Myers Police department says union members are being denied overtime for working security detai..
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Business woman wants repeat burglar behind bars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL-A business owner says she wants the man who burglarized her Casino Arcade, not once, but twice-behind bars.So far he's managed to avoid arrest.The owner says she's g..
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It's Your Money: Abandoned at the airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Specially trained agents with the Transportation Security Administration stay busy at Southwest Florida International Airport.  Each day, they scan thousand..
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New details about a string of Subways burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- New details about a string of burglaries at Lee County Subways. WINK News learned the woman arrested used to work at one of the stores, and had inside information. 30-y..
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New reports detail frantic moments before baby's death in Golden Gate Estates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - Brand new reports detail the frantic moments right after deputies arrive on scene of a call about a baby drowning in the Golden Gate Estates. A relative..
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Local fire district hopes practice now saves lives later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Members of the Iona-McGregor Fire District are prepared in the event a vehicle crash requires the extrication of a victim. Over the course of three da..
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Update: Man discovers Port Charlotte woman with gunshot wound

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County police received a call from a man at 4:27 p.m. who said he had gone to 585 Norwood St. NW in Port Charlotte and found a woman inside with a gunsh..
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Police seize counterfeit merchandise, drugs & guns from businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Fort Myers Police Department with the assistance of A. Action Investigations who represent the Motion Pictures Association of America, the Recording Industry Associ..
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Borders to close 200 bookstores; Ft. Myers & Naples hit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Bookseller Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put countless mom-and-pop bookshops out of business, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, sunk by cr..
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Hammond Stadium concession menu gets a makeover

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- The food at the Hammond Stadium is getting a bit of a makeover. Today WINK News had a bite of the menu, and it's very different that the food you are used to seeing at ..
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Teen accused of shooting girlfriend to death out of jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The teen accused of shooting his 15 year-old girlfriend, Ashlee Swazey to death, is out of jail. He asked a judge to reduce his bond in a Lee County court yesterd..
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Local man will serve 20 years for sexual assault on young girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police Detectives investigated a sexual crime on January 18, 2010 regarding a woman who reported to police that her 10-year-old daughter told her that she ha..
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Fla. girl dead in toxic truck; brother burned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- A 10-year-old girl whose badly deteriorated body was discovered in her father's pesticide truck is the twin of a boy discovered hours earlier in the vehicle, critically inju..
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Lee County Interim Superintendent announces hiring freeze

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

In anticipation of projected budget shortfalls for the 2011-2012 school year, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lawrence Tihen has implemented a "hiring freeze" effective immed..
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4-year-old drowning reported in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral police responded to a call reporting a 4-year-old who was drowning at around noon Wednesday. The child was taken to the hospital, according to the Cape Coral..
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Cape Coral Police new crime fighting initiative

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police have launched the Community Engagement Program, new crime fighting initiative on Wednesday. The Cape Coral Police Department launched a new website ca..
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Tampa mom charged with killing kids pleads not guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA- The Tampa mother who told detectives she killed her two teenage children for being "mouthy" pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder charges. Julie Schenecker, 50..
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Gov. Scott cancels Tampa-Orlando high-speed train

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is canceling a proposed high-speed train line between Orlando and Tampa, rejecting more than $2 billion from the federal government. The Re..
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Air conditioner theft prompts investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating theft of a dozen air conditioner condenser unit copper coils stolen from Tern Bay development, 14381..
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