Man burned after accident, gas line explosion; roads closed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Parts of Colonial Boulevard were shut down for hours Thursday afternoon into early Friday morning. The road closures are due to a construction accident in t..
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Lockdown causes radio host to quit US House job

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A conservative radio talk show host tapped to be chief of staff for incoming U.S. Rep. Allen West is stepping down from her congressional job a day after 300 Florida s..
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4 dead after small plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Melbourne flight school has identified four people who died in the crash of one of its planes. The Florida Institute of Technology says the victims i..
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Steve-O stops by WINK studio

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Steve-O from MTV's "Wild Boys" and "Jackass" series stops by the WINK studio.  He's performing at Capt. Brien's Off The Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island Nov..
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Businesses brave breakfast with no gas service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Bennett's Fresh Roast is one of thousands of businesses and residents with no gas service.  That means the shop is not able to make its famous donuts and ow..
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Businesses 40 miles away from gas explosion losing money due to gas outage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - More than 8,000 businesses and homes are without gas Thursday night, but not just in Lee County. More than 40 miles away from the explosion, restaurants on 5th Avenu..
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Roads back open after gas line explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The morning commute is moving clearly through State Road 82 and Colonial Blvd after a massive gas line explosion. The east bound lanes of Colonial were the last ..
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Fitness Friday: Exercise classes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - For this week's Fitness Friday, Spinning Instructor Joan Gaffin introduces us to spinning.  It's an exercise that can burn 400 to 1000 calories an hour.&nbs..
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Nearly a thousand cross the finish at Midpoint Madness 5k

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nearly a thousand pairs of feet pounded the pavement at Thursday night's Midpoint Madness 5k race, running in honor of all the brave men and women that gave them..
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Boy Scouts retire hundreds of flags

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Dozens of Boy Scouts gathered at Freedom Park in Naples to retire hundreds of American flags this Veteran's Day. Traditionally, the ceremony can only be done by Scou..
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Marco Island restaurant battles fees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - At first glance, the whimsical colorful theme of the Chefs' Express Restaurant makes you feel like you don't have a care in the world. But a glance into the re..
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Fort Myers woman remembers veterans and surviving Pearl Harbor attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - This Veterans Day we're hearing from a Fort Myers woman, who lived through one of the most infamous days in American history. Monica Benning was one of the few n..
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Man attacked in road rage incident, kicked in groin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Road rage in the middle of a Fort Myers intersection is caught on camera!  Dozens of people watch as a man is attacked in front of his family. Road rage vic..
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Man burned in Fort Myers gas line accident saved by brother

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - 30 year old Mario Santos has arrived at a Tampa hospital after burning more than 50% of his body in a Fort Myers gas line explosion. A backhoe hit an 8 inch gas ..
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ONLY ON WINK: Lords of Chaos convicted killer gets clemency denied

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - Fourteen years ago, four local teenagers went on a crime spree that included arson and ended with the killing of a teacher, Mark Schwebes.  We went to pr..
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Fugitive in 1991 Collier rape case arrested in Texas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - For 14 years he lived the life of a free man, taking a bride, working various jobs, getting a driver's license, and collecting Social Security benefits. But ..
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Englewood teen says thanks to US Vets in a big way

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - An Englewood teen is making a grand gesture of gratitude to our Armed Forces today. After $4,000 dollars in fundraising and 10 months worth of organizing, Paul Ev..
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Fort Myers Most Wanted murder suspect arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lawrence Rasnick was taken into custody on Wednesday, November 10th by Lee County detectives. Rasnick had been hiding out at his mother's home in Alabama, and ha..
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Cape Coral man charged with DUI manslaughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral man is in jail - charged with DUI manslaughter. 52-year old Brian Ross is accused of driving drunk and killing a Waste Management employee collectin..
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Student found with weapon at high school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say student was found with a weapon at a South Florida school. Pahokee Middle-Senior High was put on lock down on Thursday after a report o..
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