1 dies when canoe capsizes in Orlando lake

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead after the canoe he was in with six other people capsized in a lake in northwest Orlando.    The group apparen..
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Ailing Judge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state court investigative panel says a Florida judge is too ill to remain on the bench. The Judicial Qualifications Commission panel on Thursday asked th..
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Marijuana operation busted in Lehigh Acres

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Three Southwest Florida men face charges tonight accused of trying to mail off marijuana in Christmas gifts!Lee County deputies responded to a warehouse off Lee..
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Gene-altered mosquitoes could be used vs. dengue

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys are waiting for the federal government to sign off on an experiment that would release hundreds of thousands of..
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Renovated Publix opens in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Lyons

NAPLES, Fla.-A brand new Publix is now open in Naples Plaza after a major renovation. It's located right off U.S. 41 and Golden Gate Parkway. The old store was demolished this spri..
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Naples artist among the elite to showcase work at Art Basel

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - Many Southwest Florida artists are heading east for this weekends Art Basel in Miami. One local artist who will have his work featured in the festival is Arturo Saman..
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Prisoners receive their G.E.D.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Corey Lazar

A graduation ceremony behind bars. Inmates at the Moore Haven Correctional Facility were recognized today for receiving their G.E.D. or vocational certificate. Instead of caps..
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Riders call the 'JOE' the perfect answer for Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - The Jump on Express (JOE) is officially up and running. The free shuttle service takes riders from downtown Naples to Mercato. WINK News took a ride on the JOE to see..
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FWC: trash cans attracting bears in Lehigh

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A wild invasion in Lehigh Acres neighborhoods has wildlife officers issuing a warning. Recently, homeowners have been attracting big, hungry bears, and Florida..
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Trial begins for teen accused of shooting and killing mom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

COLLIER COUNTY, FL - The incident happened back in August 2010. After a day and a half of pre-motion hearings, the trial begam for the teen charged with manslaughter. The teen, who..
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SWFL pastor talks about life after crash on Metro extension

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, FLA. -- The push to get a traffic light at that intersection was made possible, in part, because of an accident there that put one man in the hospital for six weeks. Da..
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DCF to recruit more medical foster homes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - State child welfare officials are trying to recruit more medical foster homes and are increasing oversight to prevent disabled foster children from having to live in n..
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George Zimmerman sues NBC and reporters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman sued NBC on Thursday, claiming he was defamed when the network edited his 911 call to police after the shooting of Trayvon Martin to make it s..
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Worker shocked working near electrical line

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a construction worker was shocked while digging near an electrical line in South Florida.    Palm Beach Gardens Fire Re..
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'Ding' Darling Refuge spots 10 ft. gator in traffic

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- Sanibel traffic was backed up briefly on San-Cap Road Thursday afternoon, as a 10 ft. alligator slowly made his way across the road! He was headed into some wetlands..
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Authorities respond to another crash on the Metro Pkwy. Ext.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- There has been another collision at a controversial Fort Myers intersection. A white van and a small white car crashed at 5:00 p.m. at the intersection of the new..
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FHP reveals findings from 53-vehicle crash in Sarasota

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. – FHP has concluded their investigations into the multi-vehicle crashes that happened on October 5th on I-75 at University Parkway. The investigations reveale..
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'Mimi' coin found in Salvation Army kettle for 8th year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- For the eighth straight year, an anonymous donor has dropped a $20 Liberty Eagle gold coin in one of The Salvation Army’s red kettles. The coin, as in previ..
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Call for Action: Excedrin going back on store shelves

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good news for headache suffers who rely on Excedrin.  The popular migraine medicine is making it's way back to store shelves.  People were paying upwa..
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Lee confirms tiny cracks in Sanibel bridge beams

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County is confirming that it has found hairline cracks in some beams that support the Sanibel Causeway Bridge.  The Deptartment of Transportation is aski..
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