Road closed for hours because of accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- Advisory from Lee County Sheriff's Office:  Both east and westbound Corkscrew Road is currently closed at Bella Terra Blvd. due to a traffic accident. Accor..
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Nicaragua evacuating residents in advance of Tropical Storm Matthew

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - Nicaragua has started evacuating people from the path of Tropical Storm Matthew on the country's Caribbean coast.The storm is threatening to drench a regi..
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Murder suspect now in Lee County jail after arrest in Rhode Island

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A man accused in a double homicide in Bonita Springs is now in the lee county jail. 22-year-old Colton Lance was arrested in Rhode Island last month.Lance and tw..
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Lee Schools interim superintendent to be sworn in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Lee County School Board will officially swear in their new interim superintendent Friday.Dr. Larry Tihen was named to the position after Dr. James Browder was..
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Officials to conduct dye test in Cape Coral waters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla – On Monday, September 27, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in coordination with Lee County and Cape Coral, will conduct a second dye test..
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Moment of silence for 2 teens killed in car crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -  Two Collier County high schools on Friday will honor two students killed in a car crash..14-year-old Janelle Sansion and her cousin 16-year-old  De..
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Bank robbers strap explosive to abducted teller

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - A bank teller was kidnapped early Friday from his home by robbers who strapped a suspected bomb to his chest and used him to steal money from a Bank of Am..
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New pill mill law being challenged in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new Florida law cracking down on 'pill mills' that dispense powerful prescription painkillers is being challenged in federal court.A company operating pa..
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Fitness Fridays: The Hot Shoulder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-You've probably heard of getting the cold shoulder, but what about the hot one? Mike Drumm, General Manager of Gold's Gym in Cape Coral and Fort Myers and Trainer ..
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Fort Myers police officer arrested for domestic violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- A Fort Myers police officer is charged with domestic violence for an alleged assault on a former girlfriend.      A Spokesperson for FMPD says..
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Disney on Ice presents princess wishes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Meghan Stewart

Our very own Kyle Jordan joined Tinker Bell, Ariel, Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Jasmine and Mulan on the ice Friday morning.The Disney Princesses are making dre..
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Collier School District to pump $800k into local farms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Farmers in Florida are about to get some much needed help after a rough season last winter. The Collier School District is about to pump $800,000 into local ..
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Lee Commissioners pass balanced budget

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - As expected, the Lee County Commission voted Thursday night to approve a $383 million operating budget. The budget is down roughly 5% from last year. Commissi..
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Fort Myers woman gets help saving condemned home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News takes you inside a home so dirty, so deep in disrepair, that Lee County has condemned the property. Back in June, investigators removed the decaying bod..
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Man sues Arcadia Police for brutality

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - A former Arcadia police officer accused of lying on police affidavits is under the microscope again. This time his name is at the center of allegations of police br..
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Cape roads are torn up before snowbirds visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A major road construction project in Cape Coral is stalled. Cape Coral Parkway between Coronado and Del Prado is set to be ripped up and repaved. It was supposed..
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Lee Co. Commissioners set to approve budget for coming year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Lee County commissioners will hold their final public hearing on the budget for the coming year. They are expected to approve a final document that takes effect Oct. 1. "This ..
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Charlotte County teen arrested for stealing car, dropped drivers license inside

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives recovered a stolen car but didn't have a problem identifying one of two suspects because one of them dropped his driv..
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Kids stage own production in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Some kids have taken over the stage at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. They are producing, directing and starring in their own version of "Hairum Scarum." ..
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Police (and reporter) take firearms training

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are taking part in a that pits them against criminals... virtually, and its unlike any video game you've seen. Its called the firearms training simulator ..
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