Fla. Supreme Court considering foreclosure appeal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is considering a mortgage foreclosure case that could have far-reaching consequences.    The justice heard oral ar..
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Fla. Board of Ed approves school grade changes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The state Board of Education has approved five amendments to new rules for incorporating English learners and disabled students into school grades.   &..
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Traffic stop turns deadly, leaves deputy with gunshot wound

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A traffic stopped ended in a deputy-involved shooting Wednesday night. One suspect has been arrested, another is dead and a third remains on the loose. At approxi..
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USPS needs your help to 'Stamp Out Hunger' this weekend

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Participating in the largest single-day food drive in the country is as easy as filling a bag with food and dropping it by your mailbox.  The 20th Annual St..
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LCSO deputy shot in hand, search for suspect underway

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lee County Sheriff's deputy is recovering at Lee Memorial Hospital after being shot in the hand Wednesday night.  The deputy has non-life threatening inj..
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Only on WINK: Couple talks about finding 9 ft. gator in pool

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- A homeowner in Port Charlotte makes a startling discovery when a nine foot alligator takes a dip in his pool.  What started out as noises in the middle..
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Same-sex couple hopes action will follow President's support

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - President Obama's words of support for same-sex marriage resonate with people all throughout Southwest Florida. Some say it's about time, and hope this will be a..
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LCSO Deputy injured in shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Deputies are on the scene of a shooting on Cemetary Road near Stratton Road.  This all started with a vehicle pursuit that ended with shots fire..
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Human remains found near Old 41

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of human remains near Old 41 at the Lee County and Collier County line. THey have crime tape along the w..
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Thieves target organization that helps needy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Investigators are trying to figure out who ripped a storage cabinet off the wall outside the Bonita Springs Lions Club. It housed obsolete el..
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Cape Coral to install new sidewalks through 5 year plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral has a plan to keep you safe when you walk. It involves installing new sidewalks in about a dozen areas of the city. Some are near schools, others are ..
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Call For Action reunites lost wedding album with its owners

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINK News and Call For Action have solved an emotional four year mystery that had many across the country talking last week. It involves a small, blue wedding album filled with 185..
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4 Arrested in Bennett's Auto burglary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Punta Gorda Police Department arrested four Lee County residents on Tuesday morning, shortly after they had committed several burglaries and thefts at Bennet..
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CCSO warns of increase in alligators

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office reports alligators are moving around more than usual apparently due to the current extreme dry season where water hole..
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Children admit to making up abduction story

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After working with the Child Protection Team, it has been learned that the information provided by children regarding an attempted abduction on May 3, was false. ..
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Woman allegedly cashes counterfeit payroll check at Walmart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh Acres woman is facing charges of theft and passing a counterfeit check after allegedly cashing a counterfeit Lee County School District payroll check at ..
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Collier brush fire causes scare for some residents

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Residents on Sanders Pine Circle in Immokalee were evacuated from their homes, due to a brush fire Thursday afternoon. The fire has been contained to a 10 to ..
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911 Service restored after outage effects all of Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- UPDATE: 911 Service has been restored. Cape Coral Police are reporting that there is an outage for 911 service in all of Cape Coral and parts of unincorporated Le..
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Crash leaves road blocked at College & New Brittany

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A vehicle struck a fence at College Parkway and New Brittany Blvd., causing a roadblock Wednesday afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol is calling the accident a poss..
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FWC: Injured panther kitten unable to return to the wild

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- An endangered Florida panther kitten, rescued after an apparent vehicle strike in Southwest Florida, will likely be unable to return to the wild, according to..
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