New details revealed about deputy-involved crash

Updated 10 mins ago   
By: Corey Lazar

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Brand new details in the crash that killed a Cape Coral teen last Friday have been revealed in the police report. 15-year-old Austin Dukette was riding his bike w..
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Questions remain after Lee County opts out of state testing

Updated 10 mins ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News is looking for answers about a major testing controversy in Lee County schools. Wednesday night in an historic move, the school board voted to opt out o..
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Parents react to Lee County school board decision

Updated 4 hours ago   
By: Andrew Scheinthal

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- In a 3 to 2 vote, the school board opted out of standardized testing leaving parents split on the controversial decision. The question nearly everyone is asking i..
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Naples nursing home employees under administrative leave

Updated 5 hours ago   
By: Jennifer Jones

NAPLES, Fla.- Several staff members at the Collier County nursing home where a 90-year old man was left outside in the heat for hours have been placed on administrative leave.In a ..
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Lee Schools opt out of state testing: your questions

Updated 5 hours ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Wednesday night, the Lee County School Board voted to opt out of state-mandated testing. It was an unprecedented vote and what happens next is still up in the ai..
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Current/past teachers respond to Lee County Opt Out

Updated 5 hours ago   
By: Samantha Smink

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some teachers say they are very pleased with the school board's decision to opt out of standardized testing. Teaching at the North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts,..
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Man in hospital after being stung by bees

Updated 5 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 35-year-old man is still in the trauma center at Lee Memorial Hospital after being stung possibly hundreds of times by aggressive bees.  The vict..
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Cape pizza joint apologizes for profane sign

Updated 6 hours ago   
By: Adam Wright

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- There's a beer and pizza lounge on Cape Coral Pkwy. that may be called "Nice Guys" but the message posted on their door Thursday morning was anything but nice. Fo..
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VIDEO: East Naples neighbors fear serial arsonist on loose

Updated 5 hours ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

East Naples, Fla.- Its been a recurring nightmare for neighbors at Heron Park on Airport Pulling Road.  They say a serial arsonist is on the loose, setting cars on fire. "I'm ..
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Driver of SUV that crashed into school bus dies

Updated 6 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The driver of the SUV that crashed into a bus from Island Coast High School on US 41 has died. Officials say the school bus was stopped at a red light when ..
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Deputy fatally shoots sword-wielding man

Updated 6 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

BRADENTON, Fla.- Authorities say a Tampa Bay area deputy fatally shot a man who was wielding a samurai sword during a domestic battery call.    The Manatee County Sh..
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Lee County commissioners to receive championship ring

Updated 7 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- County commissioners' hands could be feeling a little heavier soon. They'll be getting a World Series championship ring from the Boston Red Sox next Tuesday. They..
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New ambulance unveiled for Golisano Children's Hospital

Updated 7 hours ago   
By: Megan Contreras

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida has a new addition to it's team. A pediatric friendly ambulance was unveiled, allowing children to receive q..
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Gov. Scott on Lee County's decision to opt out of testing

Updated 7 hours ago   
By: Morgan Frances

ROTUNDA, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott weighed in on the Lee County School Board's decision to opt out of state-mandated testing. Gov. Scott was visiting Vineland Elementary School in ..
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Florida court won't delay gay marriage appeals

Updated 7 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI, Fla. - A Miami-based appeals court has rejected Attorney General Pam Bondi's request that two gay marriage cases be delayed until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the issue na..
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Two under arrest for manufacturing meth

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Two men were arrested for allegedly manufacturing meth in a house located on the 2000 block of Scham Rd. 50-year-old Robert Burns and 33-year-old Craig Makela we..
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Waldo places interim police chief on leave

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WALDO, Fla.- Waldo city officials have placed the acting police chief on administrative leave after allegations from fellow officers that he installed city-owned surveillance equip..
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Family of murder victim taps social media to find killer

Updated 10 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A year after the killing of 25-year-old Kyle Byrtus, family members are now using social media to help rally support to increase the reward for information leadin..
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Florida Supreme Court rules in favor of FPL

Updated 11 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- The Florida Supreme Court is upholding a rate increase by the state's largest utility.    The court ruled Tuesday that the Public Service Commissi..
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FM woman takes plea deal for child neglect

Updated 11 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Lee County mom took a plea deal in court today for allegedly leaving her two-year-old daughter alone in a hotel, covered in her own filth.25-year-old Binish Eva..
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