Lehigh Acres shooting now investigated as homicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lee County deputies are now investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting as a homicide. Investigators say Abraham Caballero, 18, died after being shot off Leel..
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Thieves using satellite images to steal diesel fuel

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. -- Thieves are finding ways around paying for the high price of fuel.  They're using the internet to steal diesel.  WINK News has learned crooks are u..
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Bicyclist listed in critical condition after accident

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A 45-year-old Naples woman is listed in critical condition after being hit by a truck Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened just after 3 p.m. Deputies on scene ..
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Thinking about a hybrid? Do a little homework

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida drivers seeing red over prices at the pump might be considering going green, but before investing in a hybrid or another fuel-efficient vehicle..
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Plant eating fish keeping Cape Coral canals clean

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- It's your money, and the city of Cape Coral is spending it to protect plant eating fish. Public works officials are installing grates in select canals across th..
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Lee County Leap Year babies celebrate long overdue birthday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's a day donning your calendar just once every four years: February 29th. While Leap Year is a Houdini-like-happening for us all, today is especially big for th..
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Sarasota bank robbed, suspect sought

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man who robbed Synovus Bank, 4775 South Tamiami Trail in Sarasota Wednesday afternoon. Witnesses say a man..
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Probation check leads to drugs and arrest in Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, at 5:36 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department’s Community Offender Probation and Education Unit (COPE) was assisting the Florida Department of..
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CALL FOR ACTION helps family with unusual request

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - WINK News Call for Action gets results for all kinds of requests, but we want to tell you about one so unusual it really struck a cord with us. A woman asked..
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Meth lab discovered in south Ft. Myers duplex

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies discovered a meth lab in a south Fort Myers duplex. The lab was found at a home off Eighth Avenue and Palm Avenue, near Summerlin Road. Deputi..
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99-year-old golfer still swinging in Golden Gate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

GOLDEN GATE, Fla.- As the PGA Tour begins to make a swing in Florida this week, the Golden Gate County Club is showing off one of its stars. Hitting 18 holes with 99 year old Hugo ..
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FGCU women advance in Atlantic Sun tournament

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

MACON, Ga.- The FGCU women used a 17-0 run to open the second half and turn a squeaker into a blowout in their first Atlantic Sun tournament game. All-Conference first team player ..
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Bicyclist hit by a Collier County work truck

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A bicyclist was hit by a Collier County work truck with a trailer at the intersection of Vanderbilt Beach Rd. and U.S. 41 on Wednesday afternoon. The victim w..
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Lehigh shooting now a homicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

UPDATE 10:54 p.m.- Lee County Sheriff Office reports now that the armed shooting has turned into a homicide investigation. The victim has been identified as Abraham Caballero. The ..
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Credit card fraud suspect sought by CCSO

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man detectives believe is linked to a credit card fraud case. De..
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Tree business owner illegally dumps 210 yards of debris

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Environmental Deputy and the County Illegal Dumping Officer investigated an illegal dumping site containing 210 yards of landsc..
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Bill inspired by Caylee Anthony passes Fla. House

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill inspired by 2-year-old Caylee Anthony's death has been passed by the Florida House.    The bill (HB 37) was unanimously approved Wedn..
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Lee Co. man loses dog in mobile home fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A mobile home fire that happened on Wednesday on Sharon Drive is under investigation. The homeowner was inside at the time and was treated at Lee Memorial Hospita..
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Man steals catalytic converter from Walmart customer's van

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a man from Toledo, Ohio, for stealing the catalytic converter from a shopper's van parked in the Englewood Walmart p..
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Excavator falls into Naples canal while dredging

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- An excavator slid off of a barge during dredging work in a canal behind a home on the 1500 block of Blue Fin Court on Wednesday morning. The man operating the..
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