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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Sanibel black bear spotted again Monday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

SANIBEL, Fla.- The search continues for a black bear on Sanibel Island. It was spotted late Monday morning. It had been spotted three other times this..
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Mobile meth lab investigation continues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Sunday night, Fort Myers Police arrested Pamela Glos and Sean McKenna for possession and intent to manufacture meth. The arrests came after a mobile me..
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Couple accused of killing William Taylor arraigned in court

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County couple accused of murder were arraigned in a Charlotte County courtroom Monday. John Reyes, 47, and his girlfriend, 50-year-old Anna Nangle ar..
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Lee to decide possible date for Conservation 2020 referendum

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County commissioners are supposed to pick a date for a vote of the people on the future of the land-buying program, Conservation 2020. They're also supposed t..
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911 call details Naples massage parlor robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- WINK News is learning new details about a violent attack at a downtown Naples massage parlor.Naples Police say 30-year-old Raymond Izquierdo, a convicted sex offender..
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Ind. man gets life in prison for dismembering girl

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana man who admitted to fatally bludgeoning and dismembering a 9-year-old girl he was baby-sitting just days before Christmas was sentenced Monday to..
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Job seekers beware: scammers post ads on Craigslist

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man responded to an ad on Craigslist for local employment, only to become a statistic in a string of similar recent scams. The advertisement on C..
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Calls: Zimmerman told wife to buy bulletproof vest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The former neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin told his wife to buy bulletproof vests for them and for his attorney, according to jailhouse ..
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Lawsuit calls Fla. voter purge discrimination

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is getting sued again over its contentious push to remove potentially ineligible voters from the rolls.    Several groups that work ..
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Man accused of using counterfeit bill in front of an officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's detective arrested a Port Charlotte man after he attempted to buy items at a convenience store while standing near a uniformed de..
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Search continues for the Sanibel black bear

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- The search continues for a black bear on Sanibel Island. It has been sighted as recently as this weekend in residential areas.The bear has never come close enough to..
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Man accused of hitting, stabbing victim with golf club

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Matthew Kolesar was arrested on Saturday after being accused of hitting another man with a golf club, causing it to break, and then attempting to stab the victim ..
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Crash on sb I75 in Bonita causes partially roadblock

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A second crash in Bonita Springs caused traffic delays on I-75 Monday morning. The crash caused a roadblock in the right lane of southbound I-75 near mile mar..
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