Woman robbed at Bank of America, suspect on the run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers police are investigating a robbery that happened at the Bank of America on Palm Beach Boulevard just before 9:30 Tuesday night. Police say a woman was ..
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Names released in Collier County Deputy involved crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Florida Highway Patrol has released the name of the suspect involved in Tuesday's high speed chase on Alligator Alley. It happened just before 1:30 p.m. and e..
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Petraeus investigation widens; Broadwell in-laws on Sanibel

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. - WINK News Call for Action tracked down Paula Broadwell's family on Sanibel Island on Tuesday night. The New York Daily News is reporting her in-laws live on ..
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Seminar addresses questions about childhood vaccinations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - Childhood vaccination is a hot topic and highly controversial. With so much research and conflicting data, making the right decision for your child can be stressful. ..
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Homeowner 'horrified' to find the city tore up landscaping

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Imagine coming home to find out your landscaping and fence are all gone. Ripped out: by the city of Cape Coral. That's what one homeowner told us happened ..
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Overpass repairs jeapardize holiday travel

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Repair work continues to impact traffic on I-75 and in the Eastbound lanes of Daniels Parkway as crews work to fix the damaged overpass. Construction crews requir..
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Voter complaints keep coming in

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One week since the election and the complaints from frustrated voters keep on coming. The Governor's office tells us it's received more than three-thousand calls..
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Classmates crown boy with cerebral palsy homecoming king

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.- A South Florida high school senior with cerebral palsy got a special homecoming surprise over the weekend as he was crowned king. Hakam Daley's friends rallie..
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Combating distracted driving

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

TAMPA, Fla. - Kristin Murphy came to the Tampa Convention Center to tell her story. The Naples woman has been an outspoken advocate against distracted driving ever since her daught..
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Esther Scott, mother of Fla. Gov. Scott, dies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The mother of Florida Gov. Rick Scott has died.    The governor said that his mother died Tuesday afternoon in her hometown of Kansas City, ..
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600 residents put on waitlist for trash cans in the Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Trash cans are a hot commodity in Cape Coral. Waste Pro said about 600 people are on a waiting list for trash cans. Daniel Guild is one of them. The Wink News emp..
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FGCU students hope to make the campus tobacco free

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Signs mark an area where smoking is allowed on the Florida Gulf Coast University campus, but there's no rules against other tobacco products. "I think dipping is..
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Big change in gun law not expected from task force

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - As a task force on Florida's much-debated "stand your ground" law finished its final meeting Tuesday, its draft report recommended no sweeping changes to the..
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Guest allegedly stabs Siesta Key hotel manager

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SIESTA KEY, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested 50-year-old Carmela Angela Benevento for attacking the manager of a Siesta Key hotel. Deputies responded to The Sies..
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Judge urged to approve Chinese drywall settlements

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Attorneys for thousands of Gulf Coast property owners have urged a federal judge to give his final approval to a proposed class-action settlement that calls for ..
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CCSO investigates 2-vehicle crash & rollover in Englewood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies investigated a two-vehicle crash and rollover at Placida and Manor roads in Englewood. CCSO received the call just after 2:00 p..
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Chase ends in a crash involving a deputy on Alligator Alley

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- O'Brian Vebert Hunt, a 21-year-old from Sunrise, Florida, was taken into custody after leading a Collier County deputy on a high-speed chase that caused a cra..
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LCSO deputy involved in a crash in Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department responded to a traffic crash involving a Lee County Sheriff’s Office Deputy at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. The crash happened..
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Suspected burglar thought no one was home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man Monday who broke into a home thinking no one was there; the owner was inside and called CC..
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Bigelow attends his last Lee County Commission meeting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Outgoing Lee County Commissioner Brian Bigelow made his first appearance back to work, since he was linked to a drug arrest last week.Bigelow was cited for lettin..
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