Tips for a stress- free trip

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

FORT MYERS, Fla--According to AAA Florida, holiday travel is expected to increase more than 3% from last year.  Local airport officials say travelers need to get to the airpor..
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Judge: I can't think of a worse case of child abuse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Emos Oceant broke down as her lawyers asked her about her children's claims of unthinkable abuse. She made her seven children sleep in the garage. They were ..
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Elderly man gets probation for robbing banks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 74-year-old man who pleaded guilty to robbing three Tampa banks will not go to prison. James Bruce entered his plea Monday and received 10 years probation. He ..
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Elderly man gets probation for robbing banks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 74-year-old man who pleaded guilty to robbing three Tampa banks will not go to prison. James Bruce entered his plea Monday and received 10 years probation. He ..
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Fort Myers HOA cuts residents $100 checks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new Board of Directors made of all-volunteer residents help balance a housing developments books, and give its residents an early Christmas present. Home owner..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK makes sure present arrives by Christmas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral woman has some advice if you're holiday shopping online: you need to check your list more than twice.  That's because if you're not careful, yo..
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Cape employee union suggests spending cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Cape Coral City Employees Union has come up with 70 money saving suggestions for the city.Over the last year and a half, the union has solicited ideas from all its members and ..
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Mother arrested for allegedly breaking her newborn's bones

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A Fort Myers mother was arrested Wednesday for alegedly breaking her newborn son's bones. A nurse suspected foul play when Katherine Barstis uttered she does “things” ..
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Florida tourism leader cheers oil spill payments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - After enduring a barrage of criticism, Gulf of Mexico oil spill claims honcho Kenneth Feinberg finally is getting a little love from Florida.  Florida..
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New Fla. AG supports amendment to nix federal laws

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General-elect Pam Bondi supports the idea of amending the U.S. Constitution to let states overturn federal laws. Bondi on Monday joined wi..
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FBI data shows violent crime continues to decline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Reports of violent and property crimes continued to decline in the first half of 2010, according to preliminary crime report released by the FBI Monday. The FBI's..
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Higher pump prices may linger into 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Those stubbornly high gas pump prices might seem like an unwelcome house guest who overstays his welcome, come January. Drivers in many states already pay at least $3 a gallon for ..
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Busiest day of the year at Post Offices across U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- The United States Postal Service expects 800 million pieces of mail will enter its system Monday.  That's a 40% increase in the average daily volume of abou..
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FWC works to protect livestock from panthers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has confirmed at least six panther depredations since the beginning of December in the Golden Gate Estates area of Colli..
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Emergency toy distribution today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS-- Approximately 500 families are expected at The Salvation Army’s Toy Shop Monday December 20th for families that did not meet registration for Christmas Cheer las..
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Deadline nears for Haitians' deportation reprieve

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - About 60,000 Haitians have applied for permission to temporarily stay and work in the U.S. while their Caribbean homeland recovers from an earthquake, a cholera outbre..
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Salvation Army hoping for Christmas miracle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With only 4 days left until Christmas the Salvation army says they have collected only 58% of their cash donation goal. The drastic drop in donations could cause..
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Retail stores say business is up this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL-Store owners and managers say business is up this year. Sarah Pusateri reports.
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Disturbance at Toys for Toys event

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County Sheriff Office arrested Larissa Nicolas after receiving a call about a disturbance in the line at a Toys for Tots event on Airport Road. Accordin..
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SWFL drops spots in hunger campaign

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

FORT MYERS, Fla - Southwest Florida is losing steam in the race to win money for the hungry. Walmart and the Food Action Research Council teamed up to award a million dollars ..
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