The fishing ban has expanded in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the oil spill. All commercial and recreational fishing including catch and release is prohibited in the clos..
Lee county commissioners appear poised to hike the tax rate slightly, to help solve a huge budget shortfall. Property taxes would go up an average of about ..
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL- A transient is arrested for urinating and defecating on a Fort Myers Beach home.The homeowner catches it all on tape. Homeowner David Tezak says, "He walked o..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Just as the housing market is stabilizing buyers and sellers are now caught in a holding pattern waiting for insurance. It's because Congress hasn't approved a n..
Lee County sheriff's deputies were called out to a single vehicle crash at College parkway and Winkler road. The crash occurred at approximately 1:25 this afternoon. Nor..
The Lee County Sheriff's Office has identified the suspect in a shooting in San Carlos Park. Bertalan Bonnyai has been charged with one count of attempted murder for the shooting o..
HOUSTON (AP) - BP says the rig drilling the relief well that'sthe best hope of stopping the Gulf oil spill has made it withinabout 20 feet horizontally of the blown-out well that's..
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s Commissioner of Education, Dr. Eric J. Smith announced the launch of a new Department of Education website relating to the delays currently bein..
TAMPA, Fla - AAA Auto Club South and Budweiser will help protect roadways throughout the Independence Day weekend with the ‘Tow to Go’ program. Tow to Go has safely rem..
WESTON, Fla. (AP) - A tourist has discovered human bones in theEverglades.Authorities say the remains were found Monday morning and theyappear to be from one person.Investigators a..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 1:31 p.m. Sunday to the Charlotte County Airport in Punta Gorda after a homemade fixed ..
PENSACOLA, Fla.-WINK News is granted a rare opportunity. An inside look into Governor Charlie Crist's "war room" as he prepares the statewide response for the oil spill. Much of th..
SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.-A Sunday night shooting in San Carlos Park sent a woman to the hospital. That woman was shot inside her home and at last check she is recovering Monday mornin..
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Alex is again a tropical storm as it moved into the Gulf of Mexico and may become a hurricane as it swirls toward Mexico's east coast.  ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County deputies are investigating a stabbing at an apartment complex in south Fort Myers. Authorities say a woman stabbed her boyfriend at a complex near Col..
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. - For what his song "Margaritaville" has conjured up in the hearts of tourists, Jimmy Buffett's new Pensacola Beach hotel is stirring those same emotions in t..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Community members ride in support of the family of a seven year old girl hit and killed by a car in Cape Coral.Abigail Janssen was killed earlier this month.&nbs..
HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol expects to complete an investigation next month into a deadly tour bus crash near Lake Placid in February.FHP says an 81 year ol..
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida emergency leaders say Tropical Storm Alex should pass the state, but waves from the storm could push more oil and tar from the massive BP spill..
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Alex has weakened to a tropical depression, but the cyclone is expected to regain strength in the coming days as it moves out over warmer waters in the..