The United States military's Africa Command says that it has carried out six airstrikes in the Gandarshe area of Somalia which killed a total of 62 extremists from the al-Shabab rebel group. In a statement issued Monday, the U.S. military...
Catriona Gray of the Philippines was named winner of the Miss Universe 2018 competition in the Thai capital Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries to claim the prize. The 24-year-old Gray edged out first runner-up Tamaryn Green of South...
After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn’t be blamed for finally relaxing, but that’s not her. Fein, now 84, went to back to school and will accomplish a long-held goal this...
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a Japanese restaurant in northern Japan, authorities said. The explosion occurred in Sapporo, the capital city of Japan's northern main island of Hokkaido, and caused nearby apartment...
Police arrested a suspect, whose identity has not been released, during an active investigation in Lee County. Cape Coral Police Department made an arrest near the 1000 block of SE 13th PL in Cape Coral. There are no injuries, and the...
It was more than a game, as one basketball bout between Estero High School and Cypress Lake High School, this week, brought ESE students onto the court who play the game their way. "They have intellectual disabilities, but they have...
The Christmas spirit is alive and well in Southwest Florida. A Fort Myers nature center set up a bunch of twinkling lights, and Santa made an appearance. The Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium celebrated the last day of its Holiday...
After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile. But some of their most highly touted features will not be...
With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks Sunday on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential...
At its peak, Sears, Roebuck was the biggest retailer in the world. Its headquarters was the tallest building in the world. It was the biggest employer in America, and was even the biggest publisher, thanks to its famous catalog. But...
A Naples attorney was arrested on Thursday. He was found passed out in his vehicle in the middle lane of a roadway. When the Deputy woke him up, he accelerated and barreled his SUV into a police vehicle. Mark Edward...
An adult male has been shot at the 300 block of South 2nd St. in Immokalee Sunday morning. Cornelius Timms, 35, was shot near 3 a.m. He has since been taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. Collier County Sheriff's Office states the scene...
After a daring pursuit, where the arresting deputy stated the driver was "a great risk of serious bodily injury or death" to the public, a Fort Myers man has been arrested. Luis Jose Lopez, 42, faces charges for Flee/Elude With...
Investigations now entangle Donald Trump's White House, campaign, transition, inauguration, charity and business. For Trump, the political, the personal and the deeply personal are all under examination. Less than two years into Trump's presidency, his business associates, political advisers and...
The City of Cape Coral officials has told WINK News they have cleaned up the water in Bimini Basin after they discovered remnants of human waste in the water. It has impeded its attempts to redevelop the area. It all...
Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to calls of a shooting near 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to a LCSO press release. While the I-75 southbound lanes between mile marker 128 to mile marker 125 were closed for several hours for...
After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming. The deal agreed upon at U.N. climate talks in Poland enables countries...
Strength, both physical and mental, are found through many different experiences in our personal lives. For one soccer player, strength came while nursing back to health after dealing with what could have been career-ending injuries. However, Mallory Hayden, a soccer...
A federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday the entire Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional due to a recent change in federal tax law. The ruling came a day before the December 15 deadline to sign up for 2019...
Alarmed by the growing popularity of rap among Russian youth, President Vladimir Putin wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling, rather than banning, the popular music. Putin says “if it is impossible to stop, then we must lead...

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