Whiskey Creek Country Club loses cart barn in fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A fire started at around 6:30 pm Wednesday night inside the cart barn at Whiskey Creek Country Club. Neighbors first smelled the smoke and called 911.  last ..
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Man injured after aggravated robbery and assault in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-A call came into the Fort Myers Police Department at 3:23 p.m. regarding an assault and aggravated robbery at 3909 Seminole Avenue in Fort Myers.  One man was..
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75-acre brush fire burns in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A 75-acre fire is burning at Zemel Road and U.S. 41 in Punta Gorda, according to Division of Forestry.  Trust WINK News for the latest details. 
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Police make arrests at Cape Coral metal dealer business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A task force made up of law enforcement personnel from the Cape Coral Police Department, Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Fort Myers Police Department ma..
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Warning continues for Caloosahatchee water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Health Department is maintaining its warning for people, pets and livestock to avoid contact with the Caloosahatchee River water despite toxicity..
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Speeding tickets in Charlotte County drop dramatically

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- Getting a speeding ticket is never fun and in Southwest Florida it's not cheap either. In Charlotte County speeding fines range from 126 dollars to 458 doll..
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Man arrested after threatening airport mechanic with shard of glass

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who threatened a Punta Gorda Airport mechanic at Air Trek Ambulance Services with a shard of broken glass. CCS..
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Drug testing suspended for most FL state employees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has suspended plans to implement an executive order mandating drug testing for all state employees. In a June 10 memo to agency heads, Scot..
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Collier women live longest in U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - If you've ever wondered where in the United States people are living the longest, you don't have the look very far. Women in one Southwest Florida county are..
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Pine Island brush fire sparked by storms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PINE ISLAND, Fla.-- Storms with dangerous lightning sparked several burns across Southwest Florida including one on Pine Island. Our Kyle Jordan joins us live with ..
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St. Pete chief leads sessions on police shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The St. Petersburg police chief is leading a session to discuss shooting tactics and policy in the aftermath of three city officers fatally shot in the ..
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Charlotte County fire threatens homes in Port Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Lightning from a severe thunderstorm started a brush fire in a residential neighborhood off King's Highway and Midway Blvd. in Port Charlotte Wednesday night...
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Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is living at home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

HOUSTON (AP) - She'll still go to the hospital every day for speech and physical therapy and other treatment -- but Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will be living at home now in H..
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New foreclosure numbers out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   New this morning  foreclosure filings are picking back up in the state of Florida.     In fact 1 in every 461 homes got a foreclosure notice&n..
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One of Southwest Florida's Most Wanted Arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

One of Southwest Florida's most wanted in now behind bars.  22 year old Sandy Forrester is now in the Lee County jail.  She was wanted for her role  in a brutal robb..
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Florida ranked #1 for grow house busts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-Law enforcement says it isn't surprised the Drug Enforcement Administration ranks Florida the top state for grow house seizures in 2010. "Florida's been number one..
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Naples residents speak out about Vanderbilt Beach bathroom plans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- Naples residents are speaking out after Collier County commissioners vote to move forward building $1.2 million restroom and concession facility at Vanderbilt Beach..
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Brush fire threatens homes on Pine Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PINE ISLAND, Fla - A 75 acre brush fire burned North of Pine Island Center on Pine Island on Wednesday evening.The fire was threatening homes at one point, but crews now say homes ..
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Shed fire damages several golf carts at Whiskey Creek Country Club

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla -   A barbecue grill may have started a dramatic fire at the Whiskey Creek Country Club on Wednesday night.The fire started inside the golf cart barn and ..
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Woman claims she was raped, husband beaten in home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL-Lee County deputies are searching for at least five suspects in a brutal home invasion and sexual assault.It happened at a home in Lehigh Acres.resident Jimmy Irwi..
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