'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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Cold weather donation sites:

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

With several more nights of cold weather ahead, the Salvation Army says it is out of blankets, jackets and other cold weather clothes to give out, to help people stay warm, through..
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Scott Huss takes the stand in his murder trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- Scott Huss is accused of killing his wife Yana back in 2007. When he took the stand Friday, he maintained his innocence. When asked if he killed Yana, Huss..
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Lee County Animal Services offers tips for holiday pet adoption

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- They're furry, friendly, and known for their unconditional love. Getting a pet this holiday may seem like the ultimate gift of joy, but Lee County Animal Services..
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NASA delays shuttle flight to Feb., cracks culprit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery's final mission is off until February. NASA managers announced the latest delay for Discovery on Friday. They say they need more..
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Comedian Bret Ernst stops by the studio

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Comedian Bret Ernst stops by the WINK Studio.  The star of a Comedy Central special and "Wild West Comedy Tour with Vince Vaughn" is performing at Capt. Brien..
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AIDS awareness in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-ICAN is hosting an event Friday, December 3rd from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm in Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers.  The theme is the "Lost Art of AIDS" and reco..
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Fitness Friday: Truth about sodium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Mike Drumm stops by to reveal the truth about sodium and why it could be keeping you from your weight loss goals.  Mike says to help kick the salt habit you s..
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Second death this week in Disney's Celebration

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CELEBRATION, Fla. (AP) - Authorities were investigating another death Friday in the town Disney built just days after reporting its first homicide in its 14-year existence. This ti..
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Festival of Trees open in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla-  The annual Festival of the Trees is hoping for a big weekend.  One of Southwest Florida's premiere holiday events is free tonight and ends Saturday with..
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Ugly holiday sweater day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Rob, Lindsay, Kira and Lauren wear some pretty ugly holiday sweaters.  They're joining Cape Coral HIgh School Students on their "Ugly Sweater Day".  The ..
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Wikileaks forced to change domain name

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

      STOCKHOLM (AP) - Wikileaks was forced Friday to switch over to aSwiss domain name, wikileaks.ch, after a new round of hackerattacks on its system pro..
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Arrest made in 2005 bank robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Investigators have made an arrest in a 2005 bank robbery.Amos Joseph and another man are accused of robbing the SunTrust bank on Cape Coral Parkway five years ag..
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Former Lee County deputy guilty of lewd and lascivious conduct

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Joshua Payne was arrested in September of 2009 for giving alcohol to a minor and touching her inappropriately on more than one occasion.  Thursday he was fo..
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Thief steals Sylvester and Tweety bird

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help tracking down the thief who stole a statue of the cartoon characters Sylvester the Cat and Tweety Bird from an el..
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Father accused of abducting son added to Southwest Florida's 10 Most Wanted list

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Fort Myers man accused of abducting his son is the newest addition to Southwest Florida's Most Wanted list. Neil Little faces several charges for taking his 11-..
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