Teen killed in Collier County crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News has learned a 16 year old was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon. It happened at Manatee Road and US 41. Florida Highway Patrol says teen driver D..
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Dive shop theft suspect caught on security cameras

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators have released surveillance photos from a May 10th theft at a Lee County scuba diving shop."We trust our customers, I love my customers, but I do ha..
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Marco Hotel stands to lose millions with inspection changes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

MARCO ISLAND, Fla - A Macro Island Hotel is gearing up for a major renovation, but now fears the city's push to change the inspection process could delay the entire project and cos..
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Second arrest made in DeSoto County murder.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

ARCADIA Fla.- The pallet out behind Homeowners Supply Ace Hardware store is all that is left of 48 years of life. It contains the belongings of Jose Asencion.On January 13th Asenci..
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Cameras may be Installed at Dangerous Intersections

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

Cyclist Dan Moser said safety is taking a back seat and more needs to be done, especially when it comes to reducing waiting times at red lights and cross-walks. "We are trying..
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Construction Project Progress

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LEE COUNTY, Fl. - For years, drivers have dodged traffic cones, made detours and followed new traffic patters on many major roadways around Lee County. By the end of this summer th..
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Calusa Nature Center Dependent on Donations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Things are starting to cool off at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium after several AC units are up and running just in time for summer camp. The non-profi..
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Cape Coral's new city manager John Szerlag begins job

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - WINK News was there as Cape Coral's new city manager started his first day on the job. John Szerlag was formerly the city manager in Troy, Michigan. "I thi..
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Hideaway Beach plans to lobby again for emergency funding

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- A Marco Island private community is fighting to protect and preserve what's left of their beach front property. Erosion is eating away at the shoreline of Hidea..
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LCSO seek identity in ScubaVice Diving Center computer theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, May 10, 2012, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the ScubaVice Diving Center, located at 12600 McGregor Boulevard, for a report of a ..
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Family makes a bond beyond the classroom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Teacher Courtney Smith's 3rd grade class learned a lot more about life than any other subject this year. Her fiance, Jason, desperately needed a kidney and a stud..
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FHP: all lanes open after fatal crash on sb US41 in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol reports that U.S. 41 has reopened after a fatal accident at Manatee Rd. and U.S. 41 in Naples. Roadblocks in both directions slowed tra..
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Food for children: summer feeding program begins

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

The summer feeding program is beginning in Lee County, designed to help kids get good nutrition during the break from school. Eventually, 85 locations will participate in the feedi..
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Fla. consumer confidence rebounded 3 points in May

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Consumer confidence is rebounding in Florida.    A University of Florida survey released Tuesday shows Floridians' confidence was up by thre..
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Florida tax structure attractive to businesses

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new survey of corporate chief financial officers ranks Florida among the three states with the most competitive business taxes.    The sur..
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Fla. puts limits on what can appear on ballot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's elections office says voters should only see a candidate's name on the ballot and not any titles or degrees.    The state Division..
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Vimeo Festival features film by illegal immigrants

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Illegal immigration frequently makes the nightly news. But it's rare when illegal immigrants are the ones behind the camera.    That's what happens in a new video by..
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CCSO: Seniors targeted in A/C duct cleaning scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- With temperatures in the 90s, Collier County residents are turning on their air conditioners, and deputies are turning up the heat on unscrupulous air duct cl..
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Another suspect arrested in school check fraud investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- William Lopez-Torres is the latest suspect to be arrested in the Lee County School District check cashing scheme. The 23-year-old was arrested on May 24 and faces..
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Robbery suspect tells victim he was 'only joking'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 29-year-old Taren Adams for robbery with a firearm Monday, after allegedly attempting to rob a taxi cab driver at gunpoint. The Checker..
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