New aviation program could come soon to Punta Gorda

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Dave Culbreth

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A school from Michigan wants to team up with the Punta Gorda Airport to provide flight training for its aviation program.Officials say that if the deal work..
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Sentencing delayed for terror supporter in Florida

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI (AP) - A man seeking a more lenient prison sentence than federal prosecutors want for supporting overseas terrorism must first demonstrate he has renounced extremist views an..
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Cape PD releases sketch of suspect in murder outside TJ Maxx

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Police have just released a sketch of the suspect they say shot and killed a man Tuesday night. Detectives say the man pictured in the sketch above is accused of ..
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Fatal car accident in Naples

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NAPLES, Fla.- At least one person is dead after a dump truck and car collided Thursday afternoon. The crash happened just after noon on Vanderbilt Beach Road in front of the Island..
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Port Charlotte man arrested for sexual battery, child porn

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-  A man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he sexually battered a juvenile, took sexually explicit photos of the boy and then sent those photos to his..
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FMPD arrests seven in drug roundup

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Officials conducted a roundup of suspected drug dealers last week. The drug sweep was the culmination of undercover drug buys throughout the city.This is the sixt..
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Official says FSU gunman was alumnus

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University's library early Thursday before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the sch..
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Officials say farmworkers weren't paid properly

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Federal labor officials say they've recovered more than $131,000 in back wages for almost 400 farmworkers in central Florida who weren't paid for work they did.&..
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6 Florida teens arrested in gang rape case

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Six students at Winter Springs High School are accused of raping a 16-year-old girl.    The teens were arrested at the school on Wednesda..
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Record number of tourists keep flocking to Florida

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida keeps getting a record number of visitors.    Gov. Rick Scott will announce Thursday that nearly 24 million tourists visited the sta..
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20-year-old under arrest for sex crimes against minor

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A man is in the Lee County Jail for sex crimes against a minor. 20-year-old Carlos Williams was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior on a victim between the ..
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VA admits to WINK, they lost SWFL veteran's paperwork

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Samantha Smink

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charles T. Walsh served 4 years in the Marines, 6 years in the National Guard. "I'd do it all over again," said Walsh. Walsh jumped out of helicopters, and worked ..
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Police: Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Erin Sheehan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds study..
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Comer and Thompson set records in win

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Bill Halter

By Jason MacBain, Florida Gulf Coast Backed by a career- and Division-I program record 34 points from Bernard Thompson, the FGCU men's basketball team (3-0) raced out to a 25-..
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Cape Coral gets rematch against Island Coast

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Bill Halter

Cape Coral will play at Island Coast in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs on Friday night. The Gators won the regular season game, 23-3.   
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New details into Tara Robert's personnel file

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News is digging deeper into the background of 28-year-old Tara Roberts, a former fifth grade teacher at River Hall Elementary School in Alva. The Night Beat ..
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Charities benefit from LPGA event in Naples

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Morgan Frances

NAPLES, Fla.- Despite the chilly weather, dozens of professional female golfers are in town for the biggest LPGA event of the year.It's the CME Group Tour Championship and with $1...
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NPD sergeant's gun stolen from desk

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Jennifer Jones

NAPLES, Fla.- The Naples Police Department said someone stole a sergeant's gun. It was allegedly taken from the sergeant's desk inside the police department sometime over the weeke..
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Immokalee farm workers profiled in national documentary

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Amanda Hall

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida farm workers will be featured in a nationwide documentary when it hits theaters Friday. The documentary "Food Chains" profiles the Coalition of ..
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Turkey pop-tup timer test

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - Looking to prepare the perfect bird this Thanksgiving? You might want to reconsider relying only on pop-up timers. Turkey needs to be cooked t..
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