Tropical disturbance near Florida, slow development possible

A weak area of low pressure located between southeastern Florida and the northwestern Bahamas continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Development of this system...
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More of a say in Cape Coral speed limits

To give residents of Cape Coral more of a voice when it comes to cars racing through your neighborhood, the city will change a...

Security policies for attending high school sporting events in SWFL

Friday night is the kickoff to the 2019 football season for high school sports in Southwest Florida. If you plan on attending one of the...
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Neighbors split on Lehigh Acres park expansion

Lee County wants to acquire more land to expand a park in Lehigh Acres. The effort is motivation to keep kids out of trouble...
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Grandmother says Fort Myers roadway dangerous for crossing

A grandmother said she is forced to play a dangerous game when she walks her grandchildren to school. She said it’s a matter of...

Serial killer in 1994 spree executed in Florida

UPDATE:  Serial killer Gary Ray Bowles, who preyed on older gay men around the US East Coast 25 years ago, was executed in Florida...
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Collier health center says more people seeking mental health help

A mom and daughter say one Florida law changed their lives. The daughter was committed to a psychiatric facility out of need, and she’s...

1 dead and 2 seriously injured in head on collision in North Fort Myers...

Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal head-on crash in North Fort Myers on Thursday night, where one person died and two others were...
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Whiskey Creek neighbors upset about unsightly vacant home

People living in a Lee County neighborhood are tired of looking at a home near them they say is unkempt and has a history...

Amber alert canceled for 10-year-old in Clay County

Florida Department of Law Enforcement canceled its Amber Alert for 10-year-old Cedric Barnes from Orange Park in Clay County Thursday. Cedric was originally last seen...
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UF researchers find solution not yet legal to treat citrus greening disease

Researchers have found a solution to citrus tree disease thought to have no cure. But farmers can’t use it for fruit people eat quite...
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Attorney general asks court’s helps in Bonita HVAC company investigation

Seven months after a raid on Bruno Total Home Performance in Bonita Springs, the attorney general's office is asking the 20th Judicial Circuit Court...
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Dog owners fearful pet will get mysterious illness harming panthers

Pet owners want to know what is harming panthers and potentially their dogs. Heartbreaking video WINK News showed you on Wednesday afternoon of a dog...
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Police pausing marijuana arrests because of new Florida hemp law

Police across Southwest Florida are pressing pause on illegal marijuana arrests until they can get new field tests. The standard used to be if police...

1 trauma injury in Cape Coral crash on Coronado Pkwy

Cape Coral Police Department responded to a crash with injuries involving a motorcycle and another vehicle in south Cape Coral Thursday. Police were on scene...
Owner of A. Jaron Fine Jewelry, Amanda Jaron, invested in Bayshore by opening her store in the area. (WINK News)video

Residents’ concerns put Bayshore Arts District success at risk

The people who live in the Bayshore Arts District say their neighborhood is building toward the future. The foundation: a safe place for families to...
Hollywood, Florida surf shop Surf Style has hired their first model with Down syndrome. (Surf Style via CBSMiami)

Hollywood beachwear company features model with Down syndrome

A St. Petersburg model with Down syndrome is seeing his dreams come true after a Florida-based company rolled out a new ad campaign where...
Jo-Ann Piacente installs a bibb lock on a water spigot at her Cape Coral home. (WINK News)video

Lock it up: Preventing thieves from stealing your water

A 30,000 gallon mystery. A woman in Cape Coral is fighting a $500 water bill, now with two plumbers now on her side who are...
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FBI makes massive cyber fraud bust

The Federal Bureau of Investigation took down dozens of people whom they said conspired to steal millions of dollars. The schemes range from targeting...
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Internal investigation finds deputies justified in June Englewood shooting

New details from an internal investigation has found two Charlotte County deputies’ use of force justified in a shooting that killed an armed man...

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