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Selena Young is unable to count the number of mentor figures she has in her life on one hand. (Credit: WINK News)video

Shortage of mentors for Southwest Florida foster kids as they grow older

Local leaders in programs around Southwest Florida said they are struggling to find mentors as children age. It leaves these kids without valuable guidance...
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Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher arrested for solicitation of a child in Lee County, who he...

Pittsburgh Pirates’ closer Felipe Vázquez has been arrested on charges of pornography and soliciting a child. A news conference was held by Pennsylvania State Police...
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Abuse treatment service set to have funds cut in Fort Myers

We previously reported plans for officials to slash funding for youth organizations that depend on it in Fort Myers, and now that trend is...
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Fort Myers youth program gains funding, others set to lose it

Youth groups in Fort Myers are set to lose funding. The City of Fort Myers voted to funnel all of the budgeted $319,000 into the...
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Man wanted for making threats over coast guard radio channel

Death threats and fake mayday calls to the U.S. Coast Guard in Southwest Florida are putting people’s safety and tax dollars at risk. The...
Heartbreak in the Bahamas. (Credit: WINK News)video

FGCU professor returns from the Bahamas after checking on family

Starting over after Hurricane Dorian. The death toll continues to rise as crews search for survivors. The Bahamian government said it is now at 50...
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U.S. government requirements create challenge for Bahamians trying to evacuate

Letting some people in, and keeping others out. The United States Government says it's not changed its travel and visa requirements as desperate Bahamians try...
Hit-and-run crash that left a woman dead. (Credit: WINK News)video

Suspect in Fort Myers fatal hit-and-run case is back on the streets

A driver accused of hitting and killing a woman, then speeding off, is back on our streets Thursday night. Eight children are left behind after...
Jaz Jeanty vigilantly checks his smartphone, praying for a positive message about his 20-year-old brother in the Bahamas. (Credit: WINK News)video

Naples man heartbroken as brother tries to survive in Dorian’s wreckage

People in Southwest Florida are desperate to talk to their loved ones in the Bahamas. Among them, one man's younger brother is still there...
FILE: Wawa Fort Myers gas station in August 2019. (Credit: WINK News/FILE)FILE: Wawa Fort Myers gas station in August 2019. (Credit: WINK News/FILE)video

Gas lines are long in Fort Myers, some stations empty

If a gas station has gas, it likely has a line. We spent the day in Fort Myers visiting gas stations, and many of...

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