Lee Gets Recognition for Climate Change Preps, Questions about Money Spent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Lee county is getting recognition from the federal government for planning for the possible effects of climate change.  Lee joins 7 other communities in getting resources from..
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Student authors honored with parade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Marching bands, fire trucks, favorite book characters, and local celebrities paraded around the school bus loop at Allen Park Elementary School on Friday.The sc..
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Experts disagree on whether Gulf seafood is safe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Experts at an international conference in South Carolina disagree on whether it's safe to eat seafood from the Gulf of Mexico after this year's oil spill.Th..
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Port Charlotte Walgreens robbed, suspect in custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla -  The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 8:35 p.m. that a female had entered the store and held the pharmacist up ..
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Click it or Ticket: FMPD cracking down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Fort Myers Police Department is conducting another Click It or Ticket operation. The extra enforcement will take place November 21st – November 30th. Dr..
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Police say man 'caught in the act' of stealing copper piping

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Cape Coral Police officers arrested a suspect who was caught in the act of stealing copper piping from the construction site of the VA Clinic on Corbett Road. Ric..
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Cape Coral police officer resigns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  Cape Coral police officer Michael Moore resigned late Thursday amid an investigation into whether he used excessive force.The police department says Moore w..
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Red kettle campaign kicks-off in Lee Co. Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Bells will start ringing Friday at over 60 locations in Lee County as the 2010 Red Kettle Campaign officially gets underway. The campaign is part of the Salvatio..
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Fingerprint lands murder suspect in jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Members of the United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force have arrested a fugitive wanted for a 2001 homicide. Jorge Luis Tamayo was wanted on a..
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Painkiller pulled from market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of the painkiller Darvon is pulling the drug off the market under pressure from public health officials who say it causes potentially deadly heart rhyth..
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Overnight fire destroys FMHS coach's home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers house is damaged after a fire ripped through a car port overnight.The fire broke out just after one AM at a house on Ardmore Road and is believed to..
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Common Cents: 5 mind games stores play

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Overspend at the store? Maybe it's not your fault. The motley fool website reveals 5 mind games that stores play to get you to spend more. Here they are: 1. Tempta..
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Toys safer this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

     WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says tougher safeguards fortoys mean better choices for families this holiday season.      But it..
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Florida graduation rate up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say Florida's high schoolgraduation rate rose to 79 percent this year.      The Florida Department of..
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Class size law is packing a punch for all Florida counties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and taxpayers are paying $3.5 million after Collier County schools broke the rules. The district failed to abide by the class size amendment,..
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Lehigh family getting threatening calls... from each other

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres woman is getting threatening phone calls... from family members! Problem is, they're not the ones calling. They have no idea who's calling, why ..
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Dump truck rollover closes Bermont Road

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- A dump truck rollover has closed both lanes of Bermont Road for approximately 45 minutes.  The single vehicle accident has closed Bermont about seven ..
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Lehigh shooting investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A man is in the hospital after a shooting in Lehigh Acres Thursday night. It happened just after 8:00 pm on Millstead Avenue.  The man tells the Lee Count..
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EXCLUSIVE: Cape Coral's FAB 5 sits down with WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000004652 StartFragment:0000002296 EndFragment:0000004616 CAPE CORAL, FL - They sit together on the dais - they've been called a united fr..
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Jobless benefits extension blocked by lawmakers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It looks to be a frugal holiday season for the millions of Americans who are still out of work. A bill aimed at extending unemployment benefits failed in the Hous..
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