A new policy means local youth soccer teams will have to provide marshals at the games to make sure parents behave. The Southwest Florida Soccer Association announced new rules that requires each home team have a field marshal to keep...
For the first time ever, the Justice Department has opened an investigation into child sex abuse within the Catholic Church. Seven of the eight Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania said Thursday they had received subpoenas. CBS News has learned the...
Two people were killed in a crash involving a pickup truck and a car at E 14th Street and North Avenue in Lehigh Acres Thursday evening, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The driver of the car was killed at the...
Law enforcement agencies across southwest Florida are in full recruitment mode, which brought Detective Jose Gomez to the Fort Myers campus of the Florida SouthWestern State College on Thursday. CareerSource Southwest Florida launched its first, Fall Hiring Event Thursday. Hundreds of...
A search for a boater who went missing in the Caloosahatchee Thursday afternoon has been suspended after his body was found. The victim has been identified as 60-year-old John Cobb of Fort Myers. Cobb was the only person on the...
Fort Myers police need help finding a man who is using a stolen Lowe's credit card. The suspect used the card to make $800 in fraudulent charges, FMPD said. The card was reported stolen from the victim's car and used at...
For the first time ever, the School District of Lee County is allowing parents to pre-register their children for school, wiping out long wait lines.  Lee County will allow parents to pre-register their children Monday, Oct. 22 through November 30.  “I have friends who have waited...
Hurricane Michael is responsible for at least 16 deaths in the Florida Panhandle along with mountains of debris and destroyed property. First responders from across Southwest Florida rushed to help our neighbors to the north. MORE: Large swath of Florida Panhandle suffering...
City Manager John Szerlag reopened the Yacht Club Beach to swimming after lab results from the Department of Environmental Protection showed there was no blue-green algae present in the water. The Florida Department of Health also tested the water quality...
It was a special moment, as a family reunited ahead of the holidays. An army specialist decided to surprise her brother at Barron Collier High School.   Army Specialist Emily Roa decided to surprise her younger brother at Barron Collier Wednesday. "I completely freaked out, and I...
For the first time we are hearing from the family of a 55-year-old man killed and left in Naples Park. WINK News spoke to Sergio Hostins' aunt who says Hostins was dating fugitive Daniel Davenport before he was found dead...
A potential sighting of an attempted kidnapper has Christina Cappello anxious, as she walked by herself for the first time on Thursday at Three Oaks Park. "Oh my goodness, that is absolutely terrifying," Cappello said when she learned of the possible...
After years of protests, petitions and lots of passion, the Matlacha Civic Association's case against Cape Coral has now made it to the Second District Court of Appeals in Tampa. Residents have been fighting to keep Matlacha from being annexed...
Alzheimer’s disease is hard to detect early. Changes in the brain may start long before symptoms become apparent. Results of a new study show that a memory test may tell doctors who is at risk of developing Alzheimer’s years...
A city-wide effort begins on November, 12 where school supplies, fun toys and hygiene items will be placed in empty shoe boxes, then donated to overseas children for the Samaritan's Purse project. The project, Operation Christmas Child, will be conducted in 5,000...
Fort Myers Police Officer Edward Cutie, Jr. has launched a drive to deliver relief supplies to the Mexico Beach Police Department and nearby local agencies. Now he is heading north with these important items after Hurricane Michael cause death...
The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking help in identifying a man, known only as “Richard,” who is a suspect in the theft of a debit card and jewelry. The victim reported their debit card was used at two area...
Twelve-year-old Jay'aina Patton was 3-years-old when her father was sent to prison. During her early years, she spent a lot of her time attempting to communicate with her father, Antoine Patton, who was serving a jail sentence for possession of...
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is reminding local Medicare recipients to be on the alert for scammers calling mobile phones and landlines with false claims from a Medicare “imposter” attempting to verify the number on their newly received Medicare...
Lee Health announced an expansion of its obstetrical, or childbirth, services on Tuesday. There will be new and renovated obstetrical rooms at its HealthPark Medical Center. The modification will increase the obstetrical beds to a total of 107. These rooms will be fully...

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