One person killed in Fort Myers shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla - One person has died after a shooting in the city of Fort Myers. At 9:28 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting at 3464  Dale Street. U..
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Paintball team raises money for Hunter's Syndrome

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers paintball team had a new target to hit this weekend. They hit the course to raise money for Christian Lon, a pro player's brother, who has Hunter's ..
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Two brush fires in Lehigh under investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Two Lehigh Acres brush fires are under investigation tonight. They broke out just miles away from each other. Lehigh Fire officials say the first one on East 1..
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State Fire Marshall's Office Investigating Matlacha Fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

MATLACHA, Fla.- Fire investigators are not sure what started the blaze around 10 p.m. Friday night at the Toucan Seafood Restaurant in Matlacha. The State Fire Marshall's Office wi..
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After fire, Pine Island Chamber opens new Welcome Center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It was celebration of triumph over devastation. With the cutting of a yellow ribbon, Pine Island Chamber of Commerce officially opened its new Welcome Center. Th..
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Landlord finds Naples Tomato cleared out and vandalized

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Just days after closing it's doors, Naples Tomato is cleaned out and ransacked. Only WINK News got peak of the damage and the missing items. Stoves, refrigerators an..
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Firefighters respond to restaurant fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MATLACHA, Fla. -- Firefighters are responding to a fire at The Toucan Seafood Restaurant, formerly Moretti's Seafood, at 4200 Pine Island Road in Matlacha. The fire broke out aroun..
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Tarpon Tournament helping more than just sport of fishing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. -- The Ding Darling Doc Ford's Tarpon Tournament this weekend is bringing awareness to more than just the sport of fishing.  Anglers have a chance to ta..
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After fire, Pine Island Chamber opens new Welcome Center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It was celebration of triumph over devastation. With the cutting of a yellow ribbon, Pine Island Chamber of Commerce officially opened its new Welcome Center. Th..
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Charlotte Schools face personnel cuts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Charlotte County School Superintendent Dough Whittaker had the unenviable task today of delivering the message to his staff on how he intends to make up for a ..
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Take an exclusive look inside the Cape's new VA Clinic

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- We've been showing you the exterior for months, and now, for the first time, only our WINK News cameras are taking you inside Cape Coral's new VA f..
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Look! Up in the sky! It's Supermoon! Due Saturday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrives Saturday night as our celestial neighbor passes closer to Earth than usual.    But don't expe..
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Watchful neighbors lead to bust of burglars in S. Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Watchful, attentive neighbors prevented the cleaning-out of a home in a neighborhood near Bishop Verot High School. Two Good Samaritans challenged two people who ..
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Marco Island considers 'emergency' declaration for beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - Severe erosion at one Marco Island beach is prompting city leaders to consider declaring an emergency there. Within a matter of years, the shoreline at Hideawa..
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Collier County voted best tasting water in state

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Collier County Water Department produces the best tasting water in the state, so said a panel of judges on Tuesday, May 1, at the 2012 Florida Water Reso..
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Teen held in parents' killings signs autographs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A teenager accused of bludgeoning his parents with a hammer before hosting a party at their home signs jailhouse autographs exclaiming "It's hammer tim..
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Third victim identified in fatal Collier accident

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The third victim in a fatal accident that happened Tuesday on Immokalee Rd. has been identified as 35-year-old Arkom Chaidee of Naples. All three people invol..
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Early probation release for Hulk Hogan's son

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Nicholas Bollea, son of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, has been granted early release from his five-year probation sentence that resulted from a 2007 accident..
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Fla. county's tourism director sought for fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - A manhunt is under way for a Florida Panhandle county's tourism director accused of stealing $710,000 in tax money to buy a luxury yacht.    The ..
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Clemson star Watkins arrested on drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Clemson All-American receiver and South Fort Myers grad, Sammy Watkins was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Fri..
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