Cold weather returns, freeze warnings inland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Cold temperatures returning to Florida has state Division of Emergency Management officials urging residents and visitors throughout Florida to prepare.  A..
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Carelessness blamed for Okeechobee wildifres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) - State officials say human carelessness is to blame for four separate wildfires that burned hundreds of acres and destroyed several vehicles and boats in Oke..
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Florida drug czar frustrated by contract disputes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's drug czar says he's frustrated by contract disputes and other delays that have plagued the state's efforts to crack down on unregulated pain clinics.Bruce Gr..
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Florida homeowners brace for insurance rate hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Many Florida homeowners expected relief from the higher property insurance bills that followed the busy 2004 and 2005 seasons. But more than 4 million Florida..
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4 fires burn vehicles, boats in Okeechobee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) - State officials say human carelessness is to blame for four separate wildfires that burned hundreds of acres and destroyed several vehicles and boats in Oke..
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Frigid temperatures worry Florida's farmworkers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - When frigid temperatures imperil Florida's crops, the state's farmworkers say their lives become a struggle. Members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers sa..
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RSW experiencing delays, some flights canceled due to winter weather across the nation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Many travelers suffered through holiday headaches at Southwest Florida International Airport on Christmas, thanks to a number of delays and cancellations. Most of..
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Storm heads to Capital after South gets wintry mix

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - With a rare white Christmas in parts of the Southeast and snow predicted for the nation's Capital, airlines canceled hundreds of flights and urged travelers..
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Families Reunite on Christmas Eve

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla-- Santa might not have made it to Southwest Florida yet, but he is making Christmas miracles come true. The Daddona's didn't think they'd spend Christmas with their..
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Santa on glowing float delivers hundreds of presents to Suncoast Estates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The streets of Suncoast Estates lit up Christmas Eve as children got a big surprise from the man in red. Santa, Mrs. Claus and all their merry elves paid a..
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Lehigh Acres woman duped by job scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh Acres woman says she took a job opportunity only to find out, it was a scam. Sonya Hereford says after searching months for a job unsuccessfully, she got..
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Over 100 Lely Resort residents without water for hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Getting geared up for Christmas proved to be a struggle for some in Naples today. Many Lely Resort residents were without water for most of the day, as crews worked t..
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Deputies say 14 year old robbed man at gun point

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEHIGH ACRES, FL-Neighbor Keith Adams says, "The entire neighborhood was blocked off by the sheriff's department." The sheriff's office helicopter circling this Lehigh Acres house ..
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One person dead after Christmas Eve accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-An early morning car crash leaves one man dead and another injured.  Authorities identified the victim as John Barber of Lehigh Acres.  Passenger N..
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Last-minute shoppers cash in on extended hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Time is ticking down and last minute shoppers are cashing in on 24-hour store openings. We tried to get inside several stores, including Toys R Us at Page Field ..
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Are one resident's holiday lights still causing a ruckus?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - WINK News revisits a Marco Island homeowner a year after his holiday lights caused neighbors to file complaints. So, this year has he changed anything, or is i..
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Gunman's widow doesn't know what caused shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - The widow of the gunman who held a Florida school board at gunpoint and fired shots before killing himself says she still doesn't know what triggered the s..
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Fort Myers couple wake to find masked gunmen inside their home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers couple says they're lucky to be alive after finding themselves face-to-face with three gunman. The robbers broke into a quiet home off Winkler Road i..
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Special Cape Coral city council meeting underway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

CAPE CORAL, Fla - A special city council meeting is underway. The meeting will discuss a series of money related topics, which include giving the Mayor's assistant a 5% raise. She ..
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Popular Local Park in line for a Major Make-over

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee County may embark on a path to improve  Lakes Regional Park in South Fort  Myers.   It's one of the most popular recreation spots in the area, with as many ..
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