Retired astronaut killed in jet ski crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a retired astronaut died in a jet ski crash off Pensacola Beach.    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials ..
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Debby spawned tornadoes over southern Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The National Weather Service says Tropical Storm Debby produced 10 tornadoes over the southern tip of Florida while drenching the northern part of the state. &nbs..
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Six neighbors homeless after fire destroys condo

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

FORT MYERS, Fl. - Six people are making a hotel their temporary home Sunday night after a fire ripped through their condo building Sunday afternoon.  It happened on Memol..
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Two juveniles arrested in homicide of food delivery man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On Sunday, July 1, 2012 the Fort Myers Police Department arrested two juveniles for the homicide of a delivery man last week. Police arrested Eddie Leonard (d.o...
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Woman dies from fire in cluttered home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida woman has died after authorities say a fire broke out in her cluttered home.    Neighbors called 911 Saturday morning after seeing..
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Family killed after Marlins game

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) - A Georgia woman and two children have died after authorities say a minivan jumped a curb and hit them as they walked to their car after a Marlins game in Miami. &..
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Sen. Marco Rubio kicks off book tour

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

NAPLES, Fla. - Senator Marco Rubio brought his book tour to Southwest Florida today.  He was signing books for hundreds of eager supporters in Naples.  It comes at a time..
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Fire crews battle South Fort Myers condo fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fire crews are battling a condo fire at 1495 Memoli Lane in South Fort Myers. It is an 8 unit, 2 story building off Winkler Road near Cypress Lake High School. Th..
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Naples Zoo offers free admission to military and veterans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NAPLES, Fla.- In celebration of the 4th of July, the Naples Zoo will offer free admission to active duty military and veterans this week. It is all part of the "Red, White and Zoo"..
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Inches and minutes save Bonita Springs home from blaze

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

BONITA SPRING, Fl. - It came down to a matter of minutes and inches that saved a home from going up in flames Sunday afternoon. That's what firefighters are saying after a bru..
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Naples father and son hospitalized after boat fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. - Florida Fish & Wildlife officers are investigating a boat fire that sent a father and son to the hospital. Officers say the fire happened around 11:30pm Friday, ..
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People get a 'taste of Lee' at tropical fruit fest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Some people got a 'taste of Lee' at the 5th annual tropical fruit festival today. The event featured a variety of exotic fruit on display and free tastings. Peopl..
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Morning house fire in Cape Coral rule accidental

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A house fire in Cape Coral Saturday morning has been ruled accidental. Cape Coral fire fighters were called out to the home on Southwest 54th Lane around 8:30 a.m..
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Sun Splash celebrates 20th anniversary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Sun Splash water park celebrated its 20th anniversary today, complete with cake and raffle prizes. The park has become a popular attraction for people looking to ..
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High-powered weapons found in Lee County home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is releasing new information about a domestic violence call earlier this month that led to an arsenal of high-powered weapons, in..
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Gov. Scott: Florida won't comply with health care law

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott now says Florida will do nothing to comply with President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and will not expand its Medicaid prog..
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Mother shares story of tragedy to raise awareness

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fl. - A mother uses her tragic story of loss to raise awareness. Back in 2002, Renee Napier's 20 year-old daughter and best friend were killed by a drunk driver. Fr..
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Keeping food delivery drivers safe after shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A killer is still on the loose. Thursday night, WINK News was at the Westchase Apartments minutes after a delivery driver was gunned down.  The victim was j..
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Shooting witness tells WINK her story

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-A car full of women coming home from the Immokalee casino witnessed Thursday's deputy-involved shooting. WINK News talked to the driver who says she feared for her..
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New details about Marco Island condo fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- WINK News is learning new details about a condominium fire on Marco Island Thursday night.Marco Island firefighters say about 75 people were forced to evacuate ..
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