Marine Corps Veteran Sets Sights on Wheelchair Games

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- This Memorial Day weekend, you can help a Marine Corps veteran make it to the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Richmond, Virginia. Sgt. Troy Conquest has ov..
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The one that got away

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BOCA GRANDE, Fla. - Every fisherman has a story about the one that got away. But Jack Wiseman's tops them all. "It went quick and the captain tried to throw in another hook to cros..
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Fort Myers Derby Girls take to the rinks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Teddy Byrne

FORT MYERS, Fla. - What was once a forgotten sport is getting a comeback, and one local group is leading the way.The Fort Myers Derby Girls have been taking to the rinks, taking on..
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Beryl now a tropical storm, nearing NE FL coast

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tropical Storm Beryl already was wrecking some Memorial Day weekend plans on Sunday, sending shoreline campers packing to head inland and canceling some e..
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Miami officer shoots, kills naked attacker

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami police officer on Saturday fatally shot a naked man who was chewing on the face of another man on a downtown causeway off-ramp, police and witnesses said. The ..
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FMPD investigating 3 separate overnight shootings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police are investigating three separate shootings from overnight. The first, at Stella Street and Henderson Avenue, left five people with minor gunsho..
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Second suspect arrested in bowling alley robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police arrested a second suspect in a shooting at a Fort Myers bowling alley last month. Christopher Deanglo Davis is charged with Armed Robbery and 61 counts of..
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Subtropical Storm Beryl forms off Carolina coast

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

A tropical storm warning has been issued along the southeastern coast of the United States from the Volusia/Brevard County line in northeast Florida, northward to Edisto Beach, Sou..
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Brush fire in South Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Florida Forest Service and several local fire departments are working to contain a brush fire burning near Summerlin Road and Winkler Road Extension in Sou..
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Golden Gate 5K run honors fallen officers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Hundreds of people ran through the streets of Golden Gate Friday night to honor officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The second annual Col..
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Local man's ashes on Space X

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

NAPLES, Fl - Bruce Thalheimer felt the need for speed.  His wife, Nancy, said he lived life to the fullest.  "He loved an adventure.  He flew his airplane, he r..
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$29.5 million Little Bokeelia Island for sale

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LITTLE BOKEELIA ISLAND, Fla. - Have you ever wanted to buy an island? If you have almost 30 million dollars it's yours. The tropical paradise is nestled in the Pine Island Sound ne..
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Bonita firefighter's son dies after near-drowning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Eric Madden Jr., the son of a Bonita Springs firefighter, has died after an incident in the family's pool on Saturday.Heather Madden told Lee County Sheriff's dep..
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Controversial candidate enters race for Lee Co. commissioner

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A controversial candidate has entered the race for Lee County commissioner. WINK News was there when former Lee County manager Don Stilwell filed his papers with ..
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Fire closes part of I-4

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Smoke from a five-acre wildfire closed a section of Orlando's main highway in the city's tourist district on Friday afternoon.    A section of e..
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UF scientists identify what makes tomatoes tasty

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - University of Florida scientists say they've unlocked the chemical secrets of why some tomatoes taste good and others don't.    The research..
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FDLE investigates Collier Co. Property Appraiser's Office

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- It's your money and potentially your property at the center of an investigation by the FDLE. Officials are looking into claims that the Collier County Propert..
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Fla. man gets 8 years for $8 million Ponzi scheme

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A Florida man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme that swindled hundreds of victims out of $8 million.    C..
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2 groups urge Brevard library to restock racy book

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and an anti-censorship group sent the Brevard County Commission a letter urging the officials to put a controv..
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McKeithan withdraws candidacy from Edison president search

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.– Dr. Eric McKeithan has withdrawn his candidacy for District President of Edison State College. The Cape Fear Community College president was scheduled to vi..
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