A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities for months until the girl made a daring escape from the remote cabin where...
A city in Southwest Florida will honor those who died while serving our country during the long weekend ahead. Southwest Florida Military Museum will host Cape Coral's inaugural Memorial Day parade in downtown Cape Monday. The museum said it has been...
Ketamine is known as a party drug, but research shows it can also treat depression.We spoke with a patient here in Southwest Florida about the benefits. And a doctor told us why it’s not for everyone. “I know people are...
It has been a deadly week on the world's highest mountain as dozens of climbers tried to capitalize on good weather to make it to the summit of Mount Everest in Nepal. At least five climbers have died this...
An inmate at the "Supermax" prison in southern Colorado, who had been held in solitary confinement longer than any other federal prisoner, has died at the age of 67. Thomas Silverstein, who was held in solitary confinement for 35...
Fort Myers Police say on Thursday around 3:45 p.m. Fort Myers Police officers responded the area of Bassie Court and Henderson Avenue to investigate a report of shots fired. Officers interviewed two uninjured juveniles regarding a reported altercation with a...
Fire crews are battling a brush fire just north of Pine Lakes Country Club in North Fort Myers Friday. As of 4:45, the fire was 80 acres and 80 percent contained just west of US 41. Cape Coral police say the...
This weeks Star Teacher is Ross Horton, a first grade teacher in the Cambridge program at Gateway Charter Elementary. Mr. Horton knew at a young age he wanted to change lives, and that is what led him to become the...
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year old was arrested at Lemon Bay High School on Lewd or Lascivious Battery as well as Lewd or Lascivious Molestation charges. According to CCSO, the 17-year old boy is suspected of grabbing a...
This weekend, there's a ton of things to do to celebrate all around Southwest Florida. WINK FM's Jason Drew is keeping track of it all.
This month, millions of students have graduated either from high school or college. While many are learning skills such as networking, experts say learning to improve oneself will help as well. Psychologist Dr. Bart Rossi talks about it.
Sales and prices of luxury homes are down as much as much as 19 percent in some costal markets around the country according to Redfin, which is bad news for home sellers. However, some areas of Southwest Florida are bucking...
Office temperatures are based on the metabolic rates of men, which explains why many women say they need to bring sweaters and scarves to the office to keep warm. Now, new research finds those ice-cold office temperatures may have a...
Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process...
Most don't think of cookies, donuts, and nachos as a typical healthy snack, but when cooking with registered dietitian Betsy Opyt, those snacks transform into a healthy food alternative. Apple based cookie and donuts along with apple based nachos, is...
In November 2018, Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment that restored voting rights to nearly 1.4 million ex-felons. Republican lawmakers, however, say they want to more narrowly define which ex-inmates are able to cast a ballot, a move critics...
The second-highest ranking official at Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said he's confident in the data his agency has publicly disclosed about the deaths of migrant children in U.S. custody. The issue sparked an uproar among Democrats and immigration...
An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri’s capital city and killing at least three others elsewhere in the state. The National...
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to make changes, so you know what you’re diving into before you ever leave shore, keeping you safe from toxic blue-green algae. The rule changes affect all of Southwest Florida wherever we like to enjoy...
A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a murderous spree that claimed 10 women in 1984 was put to death Thursday, his execution witnessed by a woman who survived one of his attacks and aided in his capture. Bobby Joe...

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