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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Holiday shopping safety tips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla –With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the Lee County Sheriff's Office wants to remind you that we all have a role in preventing crime. Here are som..
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Gulf Coast hopes for post-spill boom from retirees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - For all the oil spill claims and cleanup work by BP, retirees from the North may be the best survival bet for some Gulf Coast resort towns this winter. Af..
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Car crashed into motel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PUNTA GORDA, Fla – A car crashed into the Triangle Motel Efficiency Apartments on US 41 just north of Notre Dame Boulevard. Check into to WINK News and Winknews.com for the ..
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$60,000 worth of rare shells and fossils stolen from Fort Myers man's home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla – A Fort Myers man came back from a trip to only find his home broken into and a his rarest possessions missing. Lee County Deputies arrived at the home of D..
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Federal judge oders woman who caused Fla lock down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles federal judge has ordered a woman charged with making threats that caused 300 schools to be locked down in Florida to be transferred back to that s..
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Shuttle Discovery's last flight over Christmas?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Baffled by fuel tank cracks, NASA announced another prolonged launch delay for space shuttle Discovery on Wednesday and raised the prospect of a Christm..
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31st annual Turkey Trot to be run in Cape Coral Thursday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- The Fort Myers Track Club's 31st Annual 5K Turkey Trot will be run Thanksgiving morning in Cape Coral. The race begins on Southeast 6th Street and Del Prado Blvd..
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E-mails show White House struggled with gulf oil spill size

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration struggled behind the scenes to determine how much oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico from a BP well this year and defended estimates that ..
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Restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner to less fortunate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - While many restaurants look to thanksgiving as one of the busiest and most profitable days of the year, some are closing, and opening their doors to people in ne..
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