NAPLES, Fla - The Collier County Sheriff's Office confirms a 29 year old deputy shot herself in the chest Friday evening in Sugden Regional Park . According to authorities,&nb..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - We now know the name of a woman killed in a crash in Fort Myers Friday afternoon. 39 year old Heather Bruneau died when she crashed her car into a tree at the in..
IMMOKALEE, Fla. - A story you'll only see on WINK, a pregnant woman fights for her life, trying to get away from a man she says was trying to rape her. It happened in broad dayligh..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- When thousands show up for a two weekend event that has barrels of beer, potato pancakes and traditional German garb- it has to be Oktoberfest. Droves of peo..
DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS, Fla. - Those going to downtown bars Friday night might notice some additional decorations. Police are hanging up posters in hopes of curbing DUIs this holiday ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Local law enforcement got quite a show Friday. Motivational speaker, Colonel Danny McKnight, participated in part of their leadership training this week. McKnigh..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County is asking British Petroleum for 140,000 dollars. The county claims that money was lost to oil spill cancellations last summer. The money wou..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News is uncovering new details about the suspect in the murder of a South Fort Myers father. Deputies arrested 37-year-old Brian Casey in connection to Ryan..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Employees of a Fort Myers chiropractor face insurance fraud charges for billing insurance companies for office visits for a man who was actually in jail. Luiz He..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - SunTrust Bank officials are warning of a potentially dangerous email finding its way to customer in-boxes. The message begins "Dear Suntrust client," and goes on..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier Deputies deployed a Taser on a man in front of his daughter and a bus full of middle school students. The Sheriff's Office tells WINK they were calle..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have shut down three small banks in Florida and Georgia, lifting to 135 the number of U.S. banks that have fallen this year as soured loans have mounte..
WACHULA, Fla. - Johnny Georges grew up on farms. Now he's trying to make a difference on them. How? With his water-saving invention: the Tree T-Pee. Johnny's father gave him the in..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested an inmate for attempting to escape from the Charlotte County Jail Thursday around 4:30 p.m. Jourdan Nicole M..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A class-action lawsuit contends that Citizens Property Insurance Corp. improperly awarded dozens of no-bid contracts worth more than $49 million. The lawsu..
MIAMI (AP) - Spanish-language media is revving up massive get-out-the-vote campaigns to ensure the nation's Hispanics wield their power at the polls. The move comes as a Republican..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's attorney general has decided against appealing a court ruling that overturned the state's gay adoption ban. Attorney General Bill McCollum waited until Frida..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A controversial road construction project is dead, for now. The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization decided Friday not to move forward with the Colonia..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is investigating five private, for-profit colleges to determine if they engaged in unfair practices and misled students about financial aid. Ryan W..
ATLANTA (AP) - A new analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says as many as 1 in 3 adults in the United States could have diabetes by 2050.That would be a sharp..