Congress weighs tax cuts and unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

      WASHINGTON (AP) - As Congress hammers out a deal on extendingthe Bush-era tax cuts, it's also moving to keep benefits flowing tothe unemployed. ..
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Holiday giving

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

Donations may be down during this holiday season, but the good news is people are still looking for creative or small ways to give back.  Technology and the creativity of char..
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MLK Blvd closed after deadly hit and run in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police are on the scene of what appears to be a hit and run accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd shortly before 9pm near Wright Street in Fort Myer..
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Man drowns in Immokalee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Collier County deputies are investigating the drowning death of man in Immokalee on Sunday evening.The Collier County Sheriff's Office says a 27 year old man jump..
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Body found floating in Fort Myers Beach canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a body in a canal in Fort Myers Beach.The unidentified female was found floating in the c..
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Scott Huss' son testifies against him on day 4

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

PUNTA GORDA, Fla- Scott Huss' 30 year old son Jeremy turns out to be a key witness for prosecutors. All the questions center on an ominous phone call Jeremy says he received from h..
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Cape police discover elaborate grow house, cocaine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police closed down an elaborate grow house operation Friday night, making one arrest.Officers were following up on a lead involving a large amount of ..
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Ecstasy seized in Fort Myers drug bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police seized $900 worth of ecstasy during a drug bust Friday night at a Fort Myers convenience store.Investigators ran a "buy-bust" operation in the parking lot..
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Elderly man hospitalized after being rescued from house fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral firefighters rescued an elderly man from his burning home on Friday night.  Firefighters responded to fire just before 11pm at a home on the 1500..
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Huss found guilty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Scott Huss is found guilty of second degree murder tonight after less than an hour and a half of deliberation.
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Construction rebounding in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

CAPE CORAL, Fla - The City of Cape Coral is rebounding, at least when it comes to construction. Several major projects are underway and the city is urging the contractors to u..
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Salvation Army out of warm clothes;urgent need rises as tempertures drop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The cold nights are having a chilling effect on those served by The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties. As a result of overnight temperatures in th..
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Cape Coral drug bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Police find more than two pounds of cocaine at a home in Cape Coral. Early Friday evening, the Cape Coral Narcotics Unit got an anonymous tip about drug act..
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Tux and Tree Gala

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

FT. MYERS, Fla - Tux and Trees Gala will be held this Saturday at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. The Gala will be hosted by Wink News anchor Stacey Adams. Tickets ar..
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Homeless camp sites pose serious danger

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - A walk into these woods and you will see why Deputies aren't phased by a problem plaguing the county. Homeless camps are turning up on plots of vacant lots ..
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'Hugh Manatee' Lee County's newest 'spokes-mammal'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A dozen manatees have gathered at Manatee Park, basking in the spa-like water near the F.P.L. Plant. The week's cool temperatures lured them up the Caloosahatche..
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Lee County school officials brainstorm ways to cut bus times

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Friday afternoon, Lee County School Officials spent 3 hours going over the recent transportation audit. They discussed ways to deal the number of spare buses, driver overtime, and ..
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Lehigh home burglarized and flooded

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh Acres home, burglarized and flooded.The family who lives there, is still in shock. "They broke the toilet on the other side." Floors covered in..
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Report: Alaska best for retirement; Florida doesn't make the cut

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Retirees who flock to Southwest Florida come for the sunshine, the beaches, and the laid-back life.  But it turns out the most desirable places to retire ma..
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State Clears Lee Commissioner Frank Mann of Wrong-doing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The state Ethics Commission has found no probable cause that Lee Co. Commissioner Frank Mann committed a conflict of interest in some votes.A Fort Myers resident had accused M..
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