Dunbar students get job market edge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thanks to a rare partnership between Microsoft and Dunbar High School, students are getting an edge in the job market. "I'm gonna get a little technical here.&nbs..
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Veterans shocked to learn they're not real Americans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A WINK News investigation uncovered veterans shocked to learn they're not really Americans! We started working on this story more than two months ago and d..
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Southbound I75 re-opens after rollover at mm 143

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- I75 has re-opened after an earlier rollover crash with minor injuries. One lane was blocked to traffic, Friday afternoon. The roadblock was located on the bridge..
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Online predator sting yields 31 arrests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 31 people in a sting called Operation Intercept that was designed to protect Sarasota County’s ..
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Naples PD seeks identity in cloned credit card case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Naples Police are trying to identify the suspect in these photos. In March of 2012, a victim’s credit card number was cloned and used to create a fraudu..
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Cape Coral Bridge to close overnight

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Drivers travelling the Cape Coral bridge should expect road closures and lane changes on Monday and Tuesday. Beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, until 7 a.m. on Tue..
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Edison interviews 9 finalists to find its next president

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Edison State College is taking the next step to find it's next president. Six of the finalists are being interviewed Monday. The other three are being interviewed..
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Gov. Scott visits SWFL, speaks with law school grads

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott left the Capital to be the big man on campus Monday. He was in Southwest Florida taking time for interviews after touring the Ave Maria Sc..
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Teen arrested for 2 Pt. Charlotte business burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man in connection with two business burglaries. Sean Patrick Allen, 19, of 2300 Ambrose Lane w..
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Jailhouse phone calls played during Casey murder trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After days of erratic behavior and back-handing his own lawyer in the courtroom, last week murder suspect Brian Casey was removed from the courtroom and forced to..
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Dramatic drop in preliminary FCAT writing scores

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Preliminary results show a dramatic decline in writing scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.    The State Board of Education ..
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FAMU president: band will remain suspended

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The Florida A&M University marching band will remain suspended through the 2012-2013 academic year while the school works to set new rules following the fatal hazing of a band ..
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2 Cape criminals sentenced to prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A pair of Cape Coral criminals has been sentenced to state prison. Kurt John Cole has been sentenced to 50 months for 2 counts of grand theft of a firearm, 3 coun..
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Crime Stopper tips lead to arrest of lottery ticket thief

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Following widespread media coverage showing photos of suspects involved in the theft of lottery tickets from the Circle K Gas Station, located 1181 Homestead Ro..
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Detectives await autopsy results in Avens St. murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives are awaiting the outcome of an autopsy of the body found buried Saturday in a grave at 161 Avens Stree..
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Cape police arrest suspect in overnight burglary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested Benjamin Rodriguez Jr. on charges of Burglary and Grand Theft in an overnight auto burglary. On Sunday night, officers were dispatched ..
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Snake handler recovering from cobra bite

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A professional snake handler is recovering after being bitten by a cobra during a live show.    The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/JoxUJJ ) repo..
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Man's body pulled from Intracoastal in South Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man's body was found in the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale.    A caller alerted police to the body about 6:30 p.m..
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Large sinkhole opens behind North Fla. house

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JONESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A large sinkhole forced a north Florida couple out of the home they built 37 years ago.    The 80-foot-long and 40-foot-wide sinkhole opened ..
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Boy, 12, saves 4 younger siblings from fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILTON, Fla. (AP) - Officials are crediting a 12-year-old boy for saving his four younger siblings from their burning home near Pensacola.    Family members told the..
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