Officers respond to shooting at Jones Walker Apartments

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fort Myers police officers have responded to the Jones Walker Apartments on Blount Street for reports of a shooting.Officers tell WINK News, a person was shot m..
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75 interchange will open if evacuation is needed in Estates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

I-75 interchange will open if evacuation is needed in EstatesGolden Gate Estates, Fla -- It has been more than 24 hours and a massive fire burning along Alligator Alley has only go..
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Only on WINK: Man pistol whipped, tied up & robbed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH PORT, Fla. -- Only on WINK: A North Port man is recovering after being tied up and pistol whipped while he was closing a local Dollar General.  The two suspects are behi..
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Punta Gorda looks at filling million dollar budget shortfall

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- Punta Gorda city leaders are throwing around ideas on how to make up for a budget shortfall of more than a million dollars. Mayor Bill Albers says the city n..
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Lee County tourism gets digital makeover

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County's top tourism agency is upping the ante online, in hopes of drawing in more tech-savvy travelers. The county's Visitors Bureau is gearing up to launch ..
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Grace Baptist Church makes agreement with tennis club

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - An old tennis club in Cape Coral is transforming into a church. Grace Baptist is moving into the facility on Ceitus Terrace. But what about all the tennis courts..
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NY judge: Ex-Soviet arms dealer will get 25 years

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge at a sentencing hearing for a former Soviet arms dealer dubbed the Merchant of Death said Thursday she would sentence him to 25 years in prison for ..
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Military recruiting holds steady here, local woman joins

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local woman is trading her ice cream scoop for wings; she is joining the Air Force. Military recruiters in Fort Myers say recruiting is holding steady, despite ..
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Burglary suspect returns to the scene on his bike

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 48-year-old Fort Myers man was arrested for burglary after returning to the scene of the crime on his bicycle. On Wednesday, the Fort Myers Police Department re..
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Downtown Ft. Myers graffiti suspect arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Recently a Fort Myers Police Department mobile graffiti camera proactively placed downtown caught two suspects writing on a window behind a business on First Stre..
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Human remains found in Collier, believed to be missing man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives say human remains found Thursday in a thickly wooded area in Golden Gate Estates are believed to be 59-year-old Oland Rowe of Golden Gate Estates, ..
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Cape police search for suspect in id theft case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A victim reported to the Cape Coral police department that on March 20, 2012, an unknown person removed her wallet from her purse and stole her debit card, credit..
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Cape PD tries to identify two retail theft suspects

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department is attempting to identify two suspects in a retail theft at Walmart, located at 1619 Del Prado Blvd S. They are attempting to ide..
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Teen arrested for burglary, 10th booking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested a 15-year-old Englewood boy for Burglary. A witness reported he saw a young man looking in a front window in th..
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Coca-Cola halts ties to conservative law drafters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Coca-Cola Co. has ended its membership in a conservative organization seen as the incubator for a string of new state laws on voting and a marketer of laws like F..
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Golf cart hit and run driver sentenced

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A hit and run driver received a jail sentence Thursday morning. A judge ruled in the case of a driver who hit a golf cart with his SUV and left the victims. L..
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2 Fla. school districts finalists for Broad prize

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Two Florida school districts have been named finalists for a prestigious urban education prize.    Miami-Dade and Palm Beach county school districts are..
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Police: Teen confesses to killing mom in S Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Police say a teenager has confessed to killing his mother in their South Florida apartment.    According to Miami-Dade Police, officers found Renette Em..
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Synthetic marijuana operation under investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough Sheriff's detectives are investigating a warehouse that they say is a hub for synthetic marijuana distribution in Tampa.    On Wednes..
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Deputies: Monkey escapes from Fla. gas station

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A monkey jumped out of his owner's car at a Florida gas station and deputies briefly joined the search for the primate.    A man flagged..
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