Lee Co. K9 sniffs out 90 lbs. of marijuana

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An afternoon traffic stop on I-75 led to a major marijuana bust after a K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics. On Friday, at 4:30 p.m., a detective conducted th..
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Iraqi war vet fatally shoots wife, himself in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police investigators say a highly decorated Iraqi war veteran shot and killed his wife before fatally shooting himself in their Daytona Beach apartment.&..
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Probe finds Broward ME office mishandled narcotics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - An inspector general's investigation has found mismanagement of powerful prescription drugs at the Broward County medical examiner's office. Thousands ..
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Motorcyclist suffers critical injury in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- On Saturday, at 2:35 p.m., multiple calls were received about a traffic crash on Lee Boulevard in Lehigh Acres. A motorcycle collided with an SUV while travelin..
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CCSO searches for missing Collier teen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies are searching for a Golden Gate Estates teenager who has been missing since Saturday morning. Detectives said Brian Bruce Cadish, 17, was last seen a..
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Shooting victim refuses to say a word

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes detectives report the man who was brought to a Port Charlotte hospital Saturday night, still refuses to tell the..
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21-year-old Alabama woman arrested for human trafficking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - An underground world of slave trade is exposed during a routine traffic stop. For five people found Saturday afternoon, the road to Immokalee is paved w..
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Local artist's work soon to go international

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - With each stroke of her paintbrush Hannah Kandel is pouring out her heart. The 19-year-old is autistic, she couldn't speak until she was six years old, but she could..
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Rare Feb. tropical disturbance brings clouds to SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A rare February tropical disturbance over the Yucatan is bringing clouds to Southwest Florida. While no wind is forecast with this system, WINK meteorologists sa..
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Art Fest wraps up with huge success

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On a dreary day in downtown Fort Myers, the 12th year of art fest wrapped up with a bang.At least 65,000 art lovers packed the pavement throughout the weekend to ..
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Officials inform residents about brush fire prevention

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- With a potentially busy brushfire season ahead, the Florida Forest Service teamed up with local law enforcement for a sneak peek into the agency's operations...
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Jersey Boys performing at Barbara B Mann

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Jersey boys are performing through February 19th at the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online at http://www.bbmann..
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Saturday night's lunar halo over SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News received many questions and photos on Saturday night of a very prominent lunar halo that is visible over areas of southwest Florida, includin..
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FHP to crack down on 'Move Over' law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Law enforcement agencies across the Southeast are teaming up for a safety campaign to protect emergency crews working on the side of the road. This month, Florid..
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Art along the river

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. If you ever have those days where you want to leave the hustle and escape on a boat, then you'll probably like John Leben's art. The Michigan artist brought his di..
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Cocaine seized in Collier County traffic stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Tampa man is busted with cocaine after being caught speeding through Collier County. Florida Highway Patrol said Eric Renaldo Williams, 27, was spotted dri..
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Lee Co. K9 unit discovers 90 lbs. of pot in traffic stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County K9 unit seized a large marijuana shipment traveling through Lee County on Friday afternoon. The Lee County Sheriff's Office said the discovery began..
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200 cruise passengers struck by norovirus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - More than 200 passengers on two cruise ships headed to South Florida have been stricken with a gastrointestinal illness. Officials with Princess Cruise Lines say two o..
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EBT cards - Should they be used to buy junk food?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Two Florida lawmakers say now is the time to stop people from abusing taxpayer money.  In addition to banning where people can use their electronic benefit..
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No injuries when driver hits Charlotte home.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Jose Ruiz says he was returning to his home on Gibralter drive from store when he says the unthinkable happened. “The brakes failed. I hit the brakes and..
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