Safety & Security

Florida’s so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law fuels anti-LGBTQ hate online

Research that analyzed social media posts finds that hateful references to gays, lesbians and other LGBTQ people surged online after Florida passed a law...
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Law enforcement warns SWFL drivers to be careful with school in session

Southwest Florida drivers will need to slow down on weekday mornings to come: Those school zone signs will be back to flashing as children...
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Remembering school bus road rules as school starts

As kids head back to school, it's important to remember the rules of the road regarding school bus safety, as disobeying them can cost...
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Cape Coral school resource officer on what it takes to protect children

Each Southwest Florida school campus has a school resource officer tasked with making sure children come home alive and safe. WINK News anchor Corey...
Pine Island Road can be dangerous for Lee County pedestrians and bicyclists, but a proposal being studied by FDOT could change that.video

Shared-use path proposed to protect Pine Island Rd cyclists, pedestrians

Pine Island Road is a major artery in Lee County, and it can be dangerous, especially for pedestrians and bicyclists—but a new proposal being...
Starting Monday, law enforcement agencies are teaming up to target speeding drivers in Southwest Florida with Operation Southern Slow Down.video

Operation Southern Slow Down to target speeding SWFL drivers

Starting Monday, law enforcement agencies are teaming up to target speeding drivers in Southwest Florida with Operation Southern Slow Down. Operation Southern Slow Down is...
According to a new study by smartgrowthamerica.org, Florida is number two in the nation when it comes to pedestrians being struck and killed by vehicles.

Cape Coral-Fort Myers metro area ranks 23rd for pedestrian deaths, study says

According to a new study by smartgrowthamerica.org, Florida is number two in the nation when it comes to pedestrians being struck and killed by...

Former Broward supervisor of elections tapped as Florida’s elections cop

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday tapped Pete Antonacci, a former prosecutor and onetime supervisor of elections, to head a controversial new state office charged...
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Cape Coral firefighters on July Fourth fireworks and fire danger

Fireworks make the Fourth of July one of the more dangerous holidays we celebrate, even though we are in the rainy season. From brush...
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Protecting yourself, your home from lightning strikes in Southwest Florida

In June alone, lightning struck two homes in Cape Coral, and neighbors think a Charlotte County house fire may have been caused by lightning....

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