Police identify Ft. Myers homicide victim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police have identified the victim who died in last night’s homicide as 39-year-old Calvin Durr, of Fort Myers. On Sunday, at 9:28 p.m. the Fort Myers Police..
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Teens plea not guilty to Lehigh double murder charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two Southwest Florida teens plead not guilty to charges in the double murder of a Lehigh Acres mother and her 16-year-old son. The Lee County Grand Jury indicted ..
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Naples man embarks on grueling journey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Kelly Gianello is running the family business while her husband embarks on a grueling, six day voyage. She said Good-Bye to him early Sunday morning. "I was nervous ..
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Precautionary boil water notice for Littleton Road area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Utilities has placed a portion of North Fort Myers under a precautionary boil water notice. A contractor doing scheduled work in Six Lakes ..
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Waffle house index

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- What's more reliable than a Waffle House?  Apparently...nothing. The government says it uses the Waffle House Index when responding to disasters like a hurri..
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Showcase event to benefit Dancing Classrooms in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Rhythm in Motion dance studio is holding a dancing showcase to benefit a dancing program offered in some Lee County schools.  The Dancing Classrooms program..
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11th FAMU hazing death defendant arrested in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The last of 11 band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major has turned herself in to authorities. The Florida Department of La..
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One person killed in Fort Myers shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla - One person has died after a shooting in the city of Fort Myers. At 9:28 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting at 3464  Dale Street. U..
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Paintball team raises money for Hunter's Syndrome

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers paintball team had a new target to hit this weekend. They hit the course to raise money for Christian Lon, a pro player's brother, who has Hunter's ..
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Two brush fires in Lehigh under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Two Lehigh Acres brush fires are under investigation tonight. They broke out just miles away from each other. Lehigh Fire officials say the first one on East 1..
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State Fire Marshall's Office Investigating Matlacha Fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

MATLACHA, Fla.- Fire investigators are not sure what started the blaze around 10 p.m. Friday night at the Toucan Seafood Restaurant in Matlacha. The State Fire Marshall's Office wi..
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After fire, Pine Island Chamber opens new Welcome Center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It was celebration of triumph over devastation. With the cutting of a yellow ribbon, Pine Island Chamber of Commerce officially opened its new Welcome Center. Th..
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Landlord finds Naples Tomato cleared out and vandalized

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Just days after closing it's doors, Naples Tomato is cleaned out and ransacked. Only WINK News got peak of the damage and the missing items. Stoves, refrigerators an..
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Firefighters respond to restaurant fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MATLACHA, Fla. -- Firefighters are responding to a fire at The Toucan Seafood Restaurant, formerly Moretti's Seafood, at 4200 Pine Island Road in Matlacha. The fire broke out aroun..
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Tarpon Tournament helping more than just sport of fishing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. -- The Ding Darling Doc Ford's Tarpon Tournament this weekend is bringing awareness to more than just the sport of fishing.  Anglers have a chance to ta..
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After fire, Pine Island Chamber opens new Welcome Center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It was celebration of triumph over devastation. With the cutting of a yellow ribbon, Pine Island Chamber of Commerce officially opened its new Welcome Center. Th..
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Charlotte Schools face personnel cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Charlotte County School Superintendent Dough Whittaker had the unenviable task today of delivering the message to his staff on how he intends to make up for a ..
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Take an exclusive look inside the Cape's new VA Clinic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- We've been showing you the exterior for months, and now, for the first time, only our WINK News cameras are taking you inside Cape Coral's new VA f..
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Look! Up in the sky! It's Supermoon! Due Saturday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrives Saturday night as our celestial neighbor passes closer to Earth than usual.    But don't expe..
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Watchful neighbors lead to bust of burglars in S. Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Watchful, attentive neighbors prevented the cleaning-out of a home in a neighborhood near Bishop Verot High School. Two Good Samaritans challenged two people who ..
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