City manager criticism boils over at Cape Coral city council

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - There were fireworks Monday night over Cape Coral's choice for a new city manager.  One council member called the decision a "sham."Gary King was chosen as ..
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No oil or money back

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - WINK News called around to the major hotels on the beach, posing as a customer, asking about an oil money-back guarantee. Only two hotels told us upfront they have s..
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Infant left for dead at hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla - A neighborhood shocked by news drugs being grown next door, now sickened by what investigators say led to the bust. 31 year old Ryan Costello behind bars accused ..
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Scary ride home from school, car wedged under bus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

A bus full of students gets a scare on the day before school lets out for the summer.Monday afternoon a car ended up wedged under a school bus on Buckingham and River Roads in East..
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Guns, money, and puppy stolen from Cape home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Cape Coral, Fla -  A Cape Coral couple needs your help. Over the weekend their home was broken into. Thousands of dollars stolen as well as something more valuable, the family..
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Garbage and filth piled two feet high at South Fort Myers house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - It all started with a June 4th well being check at Gail Andrews' home. Deputies say the home on St. Andrews Circle in South Fort Myers reeked of rotting fo..
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Suspicious package outside Naples mall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

NAPLES, Fla. - WINK News is on the scene of a supicious package at the Coastland Mall in Naples.  The collier County sheriff's office says the mall is not being evacuated..
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Naples man dies in car crash in Alabama

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

HARPER HILL, Ala. - A Naples man man died after a head-on collision on Alabama Highway 69 Friday morning, according to state troopers.An accident south of Moundville sent several p..
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FPL ready for oil if it nears state's power plants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Florida Power and Light is monitoring the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and says it is ready should any oil threaten the state's power plants.A spokesman for the company says none of th..
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New fishing ban map released, Pensacola waters included

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

State officials are temporarily closing a 23-mile stretch of water off the Florida Panhandle to the fishing of crabs, shrimp and saltwater fish because of the oil spill. The closur..
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Florida's senators disagree on President's handling of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Florida's two U.S. senators disagree onhow President Barack Obama should handle the Gulf of Mexico oilspill.      Sen. Bill Nelson d..
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Cong. Connie Mack Blasts BP and Obama Administration over Oil Disaster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Congressman Connie Mack came to Sanibel Island Monday to blast British Petroleum and the Obama administration over their handling of the oil leak and disaster in the Gulf of Mexico..
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Man found dead on Disney property

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Detectives are investigating the death of aman found in a wooded area on Disney property.      The Orange County Sheriff's Office resp..
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Florida traffic fatalities fall to record low in 2009

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and the Florida Department of Transportation have joined together to announce that more liv..
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Fort Myers High School makes top 100 schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is very proud to announce that Fort Myers High School has been ranked 71st by Newsweek Magazine in it’s annual rankings of the bes..
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First state water closed to fishing because of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TALLAHASSEE, Fla- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is temporarily closing off a portion of coastal state waters offshore of Escambia County to the harvest of ..
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Congressman Mack addressing oil spill response today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

SANIBEL, Fla - Congressman Connie Mack  is holding a press conference with local officials and business owners on Sanibel to address the oil spill and local preparedness effor..
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Car destroyed in overnight Lehigh Acres Fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla- The garage of a Lehigh Acres home and the car paked inside are destroyed this morning from an overnight fire.  The flames started a little after midnight on..
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President to address nation following Gulf trip

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Obama is expected to make clear that BP will pay for damages in the wake of the oil spill. The President is set to make his 4Th trip to the Gulf on Mon..
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One arrested in grow house bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - At least one person is arrested in drug bust in a South Fort Myers neighborhood.     Deputies removed several marijuana plants from a town ho..
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