Hotel housekeeper allegedly steals from customer's room

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte hotel housekeeper for stealing two checks from a customer’s room and depositing them int..
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Tips lead to arrest in ScubaVice computer theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  On Wednesday, following extensive media coverage, multiple tips were received by SW Florida Crime Stoppers identifying the subjects in the surveillance phot..
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2 dead in fiery early-morning crash on I-95

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Police in Palm Bay say two people died in a fiery early-morning crash involving a tractor-trailer and a van.    The crash occurred about 4:47 a..
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Inventor's camps under way at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Young inventors in Southwest Florida have their chance to create their own cartoon or movie, learn about recording sound, and recreate moments of discovery throu..
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Local charity with long history in Lee county needs help

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Reverend Israel Suarez, the founder of the Nations Association Charities says the thrift / furniture store on Palm Beach Boulevard may soon close without the commu..
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Early Christmas for Lee County mom and son

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral community is coming together to support a single mother and her young son, and you can be a part of it.Susan Alderman is struggling with stage 4 b..
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Naples doctor hand picked to work with Olympians in London

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - A Naples Chiropractor is heading to London for this summer's Olympic Games, but he won't be competing for the gold. Instead, he'll be working with and caring for our ..
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Only on WINK: Fund set up to help paralyzed man in hit & run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - A Naples man, paralyzed after a hit and run accident, is speaking only to WINK News about the tragedy that instantly changed his life forever. In October of 2011, Hen..
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Keeping your electronic data safe in a hurricane

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - Hurricane season is upon us. While you're stocking up on food, water and supplies, don't forget your electronic files.We're not only talking about your personal comp..
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Lee Co. students warned personal information could be leaked

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Hundreds of Lee County students are learning this week their sensitive information could have been leaked. The school district says it discovered the social secu..
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Wheelchair-bound man survives crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

FORT MYERS, Fla.- "I was hit by a car and I survived and I am blessed," said Rocky Castro. He has been through a lot in the last 24 years. He was born with spinal muscula..
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Photos, documents released in Sanibel bicycle rider death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The state attorney's office has released new documents and photos in the death of Tracey Kleinpell. An audio recording released Thursday confirms the Florida Hig..
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Melissa Harding-Jones back in court on Rodriguez case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Melissa Harding Jones made another appearance in a Charlotte County Courtroom today. Jones stands accused of aggrivated manslaughter of a child in the 1999 case o..
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Clearing the voting rolls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - 13 registered voters in Lee County were sent letters this month asking them to prove their citizenship, or be removed from the voting rolls. It's part of a state..
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Shoe store kicks off summer shoe drive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla.- An Estero shoe store is stepping up its effort to help the needy. Foot Solutions started its summer shoe donation drive and some of the shoes will be used for more th..
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K-9's equipped with bullet proof vests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FT. MYERS, Fla. - Officer Felix Collazo wears a bulletproof vest and now his partner, Jasmine, has one to match. "Canine handlers from any agency pretty much go on the worst calls,..
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FBI arrests 2 Fla. men in kidnap plot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The FBI has arrested two men in Palm Beach County for allegedly plotting a kidnapping partly as revenge for one suspect's poker losses.   &nb..
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Man arrested for throwing baseball bat at an officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- John Stevens, 50, was arrested and is facing charges after throwing a wooden bat at an officer outside of his house on Wednesday morning. The conflict beg..
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Fla. limits on voter registration drives blocked

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge says some of Florida's new limits on voter registration drives are likely unconstitutional.    U.S. District Judge Robert Hi..
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Stuffed animal confused for a bomb in Ft. Myers mailbox

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Deputies were called to Tennessee Way in Fort Myers in reference to a bomb-like device in a residential mailbox on Wednesday, that turned out to be a Rudolph the ..
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