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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Cheap flights arriving in time for the holidays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla - Just in time for the holidays carrier Allegiant is now offering flights in and out of Charlotte County Airport. "We paid less than $50 each way", said one passen..
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More than 600 to Bid on Oasis Tower Condominiums

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Oasis  one in Fort Myers, no longer is a ghost tower.     More than 600 people from all over the world have signed up to bid on 125 condo's in the building..
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TECO Gas restoration nearly complete

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

TECO Gas say they have restored service to nearly all residential and commercial customers. Crews will remain in Fort Myers and Naples into next week to respond to customers who we..
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Bonita woman ,tricked, kidnapped and robbed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

Bonita Springs, FL-Kidnapped and robbed. A widowed mother of two is forced to empty her bank account.Deputies are looking for two suspects claiming to be lottery winners. The mothe..
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Lawmaker tours Tampa V.A. hospital, says changes are planned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida lawmaker says Tampa's James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital is making changes following complaints of poor practices and unsanitary conditions. Congre..
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After five month reprieve, customers wake up with no water

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Cape Utilities hasn't been shutting off customers who haven't paid their bills for the last five months. It's because it was waiting until the new billing system went online. Three..
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Still without natural gas?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - As of Thursday, TECO Peoples Gas crews and additional personnel have visited all customers affected by the natural gas outage in the Ft. Myers and Naples area an..
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One in three Florida kids obese, new effort to solve problem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - One in every three Florida kids ages 10 to 17 is overweight or obese. Blue Cross Blue Shield is looking for solutions, through its philanthropic affiliate The Bl..
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Lehigh woman arrested for bad checks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

  A woman was arrested after stealing more than $60,000 dollars from her boyfriend's dad.   Tracey Stiles was staying at the home of her boyfriend's father Robert Lord. ..
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Bus crash sends kids to hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Eight children from Skyline Elementary are recovering after being injured in a bus crash.The crash happened around 3:30 Thursday afternoon at the intersection of ..
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Cape police and FBI prepare for bank robberies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Robbed at gun point is a terrifying ordeal but it's a reality for bankers. In Cape Coral almost a dozen bank robberies took place in the past five years. Now..
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Florida's graduation rate rises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE – Governor Charlie Crist Thursday announced Florida’s graduation rate soared to new heights this year, continuing a five-year trend of increases. According ..
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Calling all chocolate lovers...

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – The annual Chocolate & Spirits Festival, one of the area’s favorite sampling events, will be held Friday, Dec. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bell Tower ..
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House GOP blocks bill to extend jobless benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans in the House have blocked a bill that would have extended jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed beyond the holiday season.The most recent exte..
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