Job fair targets out-of-work veterans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Back home, and out of work. Dozens of local veterans in search of jobs found direction Saturday at a Fort Myers employment fair held with them in mind. While the..
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Plan ahead: Road closures scheduled for Edison parade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- On Saturday, February 19th the Fort Myers Police Department will close the following roads beginning at 5:00 p.m. for the Edison Grand Parade, unless otherwise n..
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Scientists finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

 WASHINGTON (AP) - A University of Georgia scientist has gone public with video and slides showing how oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico...
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Huge schools of sharks spotted off South Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Huge schools of sharks are being spotted off of South Florida as they migrate north. The blacktip and spinner sharks have been most visible off Palm Be..
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Newest Busch Gardens coaster debuts in May

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The newest roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa will use magnets to propel it from 0-to-60 mph in 4 seconds. The theme park said this week that the Cheetah H..
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Marijuana and cash seized from convicted felon's home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT CHARLOTTE - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives seized $24,261 cash and 4 pounds 11 ounces of marijuana in a convicted felon’s home in Port Charlo..
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Official: Chemical put on Fla. girl in toxic truck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities searched the home of parents accused of abusing twin 10-year-olds - a girl who was found dead in the back of a pickup truck and a boy who w..
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Oil spill claims chief announces new payment rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The administrator of BP's $20 billion Gulf oil spill fund announced new rules Friday on how final payments will be determined in the highly criticized claims ..
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Collier County student says teacher taunted her with dead frogs, PETA now involved

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- A Collier County teacher is accused of taunting a student with dead frogs. Now, PETA wants the science instructor fired. A North Naples Middle School seventh gr..
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Facebook provides new relationship status options

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Facebook is revamping its status options to give users more ways to express themselves. The social media pioneer has long provided people with the ability to set a relationship sta..
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Exclusive: Potential presidential candidate speaks to WINK

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - There may soon be a candidate in the 2012 race for President of the United States. Former GOP Senator Rick Santorum met with leaders and potential donors in Naples Fr..
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Investigators looking for those responsible for setting off pipe bomb

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

GATEWAY, FL-An explosive device detonates in a quiet Gateway neighborhood terrifying people.      Now detectives are looking for who built it and why. Rich..
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SWFL new car sales up 81%

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New car sales in Southwest Florida rose by 81% year over year in January. According to statistics, more than 4,100 cars were sold in Lee, Collier and Charlotte c..
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Abducted Fort Myers 11 year-old found safe in Michigan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An almost five month search for a missing Lee County boy has a happy ending half way across the country. Everett Little was last seen at his Lee County home ..
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Two men crash into Cape canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- New details emerge about the canal crash in Cape Coral. Witnesses say the two men are lucky to be alive. According to police, Daniel Purser and Phillip Tremblay were dr..
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911 tapes detail operator trying to help panicked mother save baby

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -Just released, the 911 tape of a mom in the Golden Gate Estates trying desperately to save her baby, and in the middle of the call the line goes dead. WINK Ne..
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Jury recommends death for man in fire deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BARTOW - Jurors unanimously voted that a central Florida man should be executed for deaths of two women he doused with gasoline and set on fire during a robbery. The jurors on Frid..
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Ky. lawmaker makes case for Fla. pill monitoring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LOUISVILLE, Ky.- An influential Kentucky congressman is asking Florida Gov. Rick Scott to back off repealing a prescription pill monitoring program. Rep. Harold Rogers tells his fe..
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RI US senators request Fla high speed rail funds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Rhode Island's U.S. senators are asking that part of the $2.5 billion in funding for Florida's high-speed rail projects be redirected to their state after Florida..
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Sarasota man arrested for killing 2 people

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SARASOTA- Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested John Allen Lee, 47, of Venice, on two counts of First Degree Murder for the homicidal deaths of Jason Salt..
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