Witnesses wanted in deadly Fort Myers crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police are looking for witnesses to a deadly Sunday morning crash.Officers responded to the single-car crash near the intersection of Veronica Shoemak..
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Military service keeps Fort Myers family apart this holiday season

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- For Cindy and Ray Keller, a taped video message is as close as they'll get to having their son in their living room this holiday season. "It's hard with an empty ..
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New holiday shopping day on the scene, Small Business Saturday makes debut

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There's Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and now, a new shopping day sandwiched in between. Small Business Saturday is aimed at spurring holiday sales for local busine..
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Rays costly to host city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays are costing the city of St. Petersburg about $7.3 million a year.      The St. Petersburg Times reported Fri..
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Jacksonville burglar made brownies, surfed Web, stole gun

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a burglar they say broke into a Jacksonville home, baked brownies, surfed the Internet and took a nap before fleeing with th..
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Police car hits woman chasing dog

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a police car struck a southwest Florida woman who ran into the road after her dog.???? ?Brooksville Police Chief George Turner said 36-year..
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Golden Gate couple catch thieves ripping off house on Thanksgiving Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - A Golden Gate family comes home on Thanksgiving to find people ripping off thousands of dollars in electronics from their home. Nineteen-year-old Alexis Eichhor..
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C.I.W. reflects on 50 years since 'Harvest of Shame'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It was the documentary that gave voice to some of America's poorest workers, including many in Southwest Florida. Fifty years ago, legendary journalist Edward R...
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Brush fire in Lehigh

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Wink crews are on the scene of a brush fire near the intersection of Preston Road and Milwaukee Boulevard in Lehigh Acres. Authories received the call just before 2 pm. Officials s..
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Store creates "oasis" for tired shoppers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

ESTERO, FL- Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. But for some shoppers, (mostly guys), the day can be downright draining. Going from store to store, check ..
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Influential Conservative Opinion-Maker Lives and Works in SW Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

An influential conservative opinion-maker lives and works in Southwest Florida.   John Hayward recently began work as the daily news writer for Human Events website. ..
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Good samaritan helps victim of beating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL-You can still see the blood in the road where just last night Erasmo Contreras witnessed a man being beaten with a wrench by two young men. Contreras says, "I just s..
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Fourth annual festival of trees begins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS Fla – Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation's signature event, The Festival of Trees opened on Friday at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center on 2301 First Str..
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Green sea turtles cleaned from spill in north Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Twelve green sea turtles, cleaned of oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill, are waiting to go back home. The turtles were cleaned by crews at Gulf World..
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Check your list and the return policy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla-- The holiday season is supposed to be about giving from the heart. But if you use your head and check out return policies before you check out, you may make the se..
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Deputies search for man suspected of shooting 6

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough Sheriff's officials say finding the gunman who killed two men and wounded four others Thanksgiving morning is a top priority. Investigators say the..
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Airline passenger possibly sick with cholera

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - An American Airlines passenger on a flight from the Dominican Republic to Miami was hospitalized upon arrival after experiencing possible symptoms of cholera. Airline ..
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Naples man arrested for snatching $620

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES Fla – Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 34-year-old East Naples man on Tuesday after snatching money from a customer at a barber shop in Golden Gate. Willi..
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Suspicious package found in Publix parking lot cleared

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A suspicious package was found at Publix on Del Prado in Cape Coral. Cape Coral Police Department, bomb squad and the Lee County Sheriff's Department investigated a briefcase that..
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Mama Gets Hitched author visits SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Author Deborah Sharp is in Southwest Florida to sign copies of her new book "Mama Gets Hitched".  But first she stops by the WINK studio to talk about the lat..
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