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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Fitness Friday: Working out on the road

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Hitting the highway during the holidays? Check out these simple tips to keep your workout on track when you're on the go. Research your destination. Not sure if th..
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Common Cents: Charge it!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Black Friday is the one day that we recommend charging it! Consider opening a store credit card for your Black Friday purchases. The reason? You'll get an even dee..
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Black Friday shopping begins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Bright and early, shoppers lined up for Black Friday shopping deals. The doors opened at 5 a.m. at the Best Buy along US 41 in Fort Myers. People were snagging tv'..
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Bring $1 million to SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Walmart says it is dedicated to fighting hunger. The community with the most support will receive $1 million to fight hunger from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation. The next five ..
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Camping out for Door Buster bargains

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - The black Friday frenzy alive and well in Fort Myers. At a number of stores in our area folks are lining up – even camping out - hoping to get the best barga..
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Expect more retail credit card offers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla--When you shop this year, you may see more offers to sign up for credit cards at your favorite store. Most offer discounts the day of the sale and we found shoppers..
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A Day to Say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

More than 600 people in need gathered for a free Thanksgiving dinner at a park in Fort Myers.   The event was put on for the 33rd year in a row by the Nations Association..
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BP Gas station owner wants answers from BP

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- BP owner Amit Roy says, " The month of June, here it comes, big shot, 26 thousand dollar loss." More than 50 thousand dollars in lost revenue, BP station owner Amit..
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Avoid getting ripped off on-line

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla--It's a holiday tradition: standing in line to get deals on your holiday gift list. But if getting up early isn't your thing, you may consider shopping from your ho..
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Driver plows into Charlotte County apartment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

SOUTH PUNTA GORDA HEIGHTS, Fla. - Roger Lindsley and his wife spent their Thanksgiving Day gathering their belongings instead of sitting down for a meal with loved ones. "I saw the..
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Cape Coral restaurant offers free gourmet Thanksgiving dinner to the needy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- It's a spread more reminiscent of a fancy restaurant, than a soup kitchen: sage-butter roasted turkey, celery-onion stuffing, and of course, plenty of pumpkin pie..
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Alligator Alley vehicle rollover leaves 1 in critical and other in serious condition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A vehicle rollover caused the northbound lanes of Alligator Alley to temporarily shut down Wednesday evening.   26-year-old Kyle McGrath of Cape Coral was in serious condition..
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