Gateway Charter High robbed; iPads, laptop, cash stolen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies were called to Gateway Charter High School Monday regarding a burglary and grand theft. According to reports, unknown suspect(s) gained access into the..
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Captain to be released from hospital after alligator bite

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.- The airboat captain, who lost his hand to an alligator in Everglades City last week, is expected to be released from Tampa General Hospital on Thursday.A 9-f..
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Over $1.1 million will be spent on sidewalks in East Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in which Collier County will be reimbursed ..
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Man who made 2 rescues in 2 days to be honored

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man who made two rescues in two days is being honored by the St. Petersburg Fire Department for his lifesaving actions.    Gus Hertz wa..
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Disney importing souvenirs through Jacksonville

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Mickey Mouse ears, Tinker Bell tumblers, Snow White nightshirts and other Walt Disney World souvenirs will be imported through the Port of Jacksonville.&n..
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Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend in Pt. Charlotte home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte woman for stabbing her live-in boyfriend this morning. Pauline Elaine Randle, 34, of 21538 Gib..
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CCSO arrest 'Hercules' on cocaine charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives report a Venice man was transported to Charlotte County Jail Monday after being arrested on a CCSO arrest wa..
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Van hits, kills Fla. teen walking down street

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a 14-year-old girl was struck and killed while walking along a South Florida road.    Brittany Hare&n..
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Man charged with filming pageant dressing room

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Georgia man has been arrested after police say he filmed contestants of the Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant while they changed clothes in a hotel ..
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Trial begins for Fla mom accused of killing a teen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Opening arguments are slated to begin in the trial of a Pensacola area woman accused of brutally killing a teenager in 2010.    Investigators ..
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System has low chance of becoming tropical cyclone

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A large area of cloudiness, showers and a few thunderstorms over the northwestern Caribbean Sea stretching into the  southwestern Atlantic Ocean is associated with a surface t..
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Gov. Scott to speak at Board of Governors meeting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott, who has been at odds with state university officials and faculty on issues ranging from tuition to course offerings, is expected to address th..
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Rubio addresses mistakes, criticisms in his memoir

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's memoir isn't just a feel-good story about a boy whose immigrant parents worked hard so that he could have what they couldn't,..
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High end home sales increase in May

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

Naples, Fla - High end home sales are selling and that is proving to be good news for the housing market in Southwest Florida. WINK News got a sneak peak inside a Port Royal home t..
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Co-founder of LGBT youth group meets President Obama

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Southwest Florida woman is just back from the trip of a lifetime, after shaking hands with the President at the White House. President Obama was recognizing th..
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Check-cashing crooks leave, forget driver's license at store

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A trio of crooks made off with hundreds of dollars by cashing in a fake payroll check, but wasn't exactly a clean getaway. Not only was the whole thing caught on..
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Botched election? Airport authority may need special vote

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections, Paul Stamulis, may have made a decision that could cost Charlotte County taxpayers a quarter of a million dollars. ..
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Woman uses GPS tracking system to find stolen iPad

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A woman on vacation in Southwest Florida used the GPS tracking system in her iPad to locate the device when it was stolen at her hotel. Michelle Gillen was stayin..
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A sweet-smelling Father's Day event at the Naples Zoo

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

NAPLES, Fla. - This Father's Day, you probably gave your dad a tie, a card, or some cologne.  But if it wasn't his favorite scent, next year you can donate the half-used bottl..
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Lee County begins the dredging of Blind Pass

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  Sand is filling in portions of the channel of Blind Pass, between Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Lee County says something needs to be done, and today, is st..
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