CAPE CORAL A suspect was arrested last night after pursuing three women out of a bar, then ramming the vehicle they had jumped into several times, causing the driver to fight back. According to Cape Coral Police, officers responded to a disturbance with weapons at the 1300 block of SE 47th Terrace. As they arrived,…Details
FORT MYERS Some drivers on the road might not know what personal injury protection entails, but it is a big deal if you end up in a crash. Now, Florida lawmakers have a new bill this legislative session that may change what happens financially when you get into a crash. PIP is required for Florida…Details
LEE COUNTY Lee County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests after pulling over a vehicle and finding the driver and passenger in possession of a litany of drugs. Photo via LCSO According to LCSO, Mitchell Brown, 24, and Brianna Jones, 22, were arrested after deputies found 6.6 grams of Fentanyl, 3.3 grams of Cocaine, 25.7 grams…Details
WINK NEWS Elsie Ragusin Azzianro is an American woman who was captured overseas during World War II and became a prisoner of the Holocaust. She was sent to concentration camps Auschwitz and Ravensbruck, accused of being a spy. She survived. Azzianro’s story is now laid out at an exhibit of Ravensbruck at FGCU, now open…Details
BUCKINGHAM A spark, the cold and bitter wind is a dangerous mix that is the recipe for brush fires to start and spread. Early Wednesday morning, firefighters responded to a field on the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve North. Helen Johnson lives across that street. “Back there, there’s no traffic,” Johnson said. “Not homes, so…Details
SNAP beneficiaries in the Seattle area can now use their nutrition assistance benefits to order groceries online from Amazon.
WINK NEWS The increase in the number of hit-and-run crashes in our region has a lot of people wondering what happens if a driver leaves a scene. Depending on how bad the crash is, a driver could receive a ticket or face jail time. And there is now a push at the Florida State Capitol…Details
SOUTH FORT MYERS The latest victims of a hit-and-run crash are Anita Kate Johnson and her dog, Diva, in south Fort Myers on Wednesday evening. The victim’s boyfriend, Phish Ross, said Diva, her dog, did not leave Johnson’s side even in their final moments. “The dog is usually on a leash,” Ross said. “I asked…Details
LEE COUNTY A construction project scheduled for SR 82 from Alabama Road to the Lee/Hendry County line will cause some delays due to lane closures, according to FDOT. Crews will be widening SR 82 to four lanes from Alabama Road to the Lee/Hendry County line beginning Thursday, Jan. 23 through Tuesday, Jan. 28. Motorists should…Details
Three heads of a Filipino church were arrested by the FBI for allegedly forcing its members to come to the U.S. to collect money for themselves.