CAPE CORAL A popular Cape Coral business for the boating an fishing community hopes city plans to change land around them won’t come to fruition. Community members are backing the business, while others support proposed updates by the city. And city leaders will take public opinion into consideration ahead of final decisions. Cape Coral City…Details
The U.S. government’s chartered flight evacuating American consulate staffers and private U.S. citizens from the coronavirus epicenter of Wuhan, China, has been rerouted.
NORTH FORT MYERS Hundreds of people paid their respects to the family of a 14-year-old Allana Staiano in North Fort Myers who was killed in a hit-and-run crash recently. Christine Gray, Allana’s mother, was met with hugs and support Friday for the memorial service of her daughter. During the days after Allana’s death, the community…Details
CAPE CORAL Taking care of our water means thinking of everything that affects its quality. Right now, state lawmakers are taking a closer look at septic tanks. Despite the unusually cool weather, Pam Johnson and her dog, Red, enjoy Horton Park in Cape Coral. “Thankful to be here instead of Minnesota,” Johnson said. “The water…Details
CAPE CORAL Sunday night, Cape Coral Police Department responded to a shooting at a Cape Coral home where one person was injured. And police say shots that were fired left bullet holes in the windows and walls of another home. That homeowner says one of those bullets went through his daughters’ bedroom. According to CCPD,…Details
Bryant, his daughter and seven others were killed on Sunday.
FORT MYERS (WINK NEWS) Your smartphone rings and the caller ID says, “FBI,” which is a call most people in Southwest Florida are not expecting. Is it real or is it a scam? Rich Kolko, the safety and security specialists at WINK News and a retired FBI agent with over two decades of experience, said…Details
SOUTH FORT MYERS Investigators have the hit-and-run car in the death of Kate Johnson and her dog, Diva. Now they need to find the suspect. As the search continues, their loved ones are begging for answers. Phish Ross, the victim’s boyfriend of 10 years, said there is a big piece of his heart missing. “When…Details
TALLAHASSEE Ryan Modell was killed in south Fort Myers in March 2016. WINK News investigative reporter Lauren Sweeney has extensively covered the State Attorney’s decision not to prosecute Modell’s shooter. An attorney representing the father of a south Fort Myers man killed in 2016 sent Governor Ron Desantis a detailed letter asking for an independent…Details
FORT MYERS In the effort to improve your commute along State Road 82, a new phase in the construction has begun, and that will mean more road closures. The part of the road work stretches seven miles east of Alabama Road and ends at the Hendry County line. As of Thursday, it is only one…Details