Clyde Butcher, iconic photographer, opens in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Clyde Butcher is opening a new exhibit at the Southwest Florida History Museum in Fort Myers. The display of his art work begins with a talk from Butcher on Thurs..
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$13k in marijuana seized in grow house bust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 60-year-old man is facing felony charges after detectives discovered a poolside marijuana grow operation at his North Naples residence Wednesday. Davi..
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Last of 11 victims in deadly Fla. crash identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The last of 11 victims in a series of crashes along a Florida interstate have been identified as a man, his daughter and his wife.    The thre..
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Groundhog Day determines the fate of winter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

It looks like winter will continue. Famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, popped out this morning and saw his shadow. Legend says that means he predicts six more weeks of winter.
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Still no suspect in Ft. Myers shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- New details are surfacing about a Fort Myers murder. Wednesday night, a 26-year-old man was shot to death on Pauldo Street. Thursday afternoon, police are still l..
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More charges against 3 suspects in a string of burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Bill Cameron announced Thursday that, “Three teens arrested by our detectives may be responsible for 24 burglaries to churches, ..
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CCSO issues Silver Alert for missing, elderly man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing person. A Be On The Lookout (BOLO) was issued for 75-year-old George J. Overton who ..
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2 Ft. Myers men arrested for home invasion robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two men were arrested in Fort Myers on Wednesday for Home Invasion Robbery after hitting the victim and taking his wallet. On Wednesday at approximately 4:30 p.m...
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Estero teen killed in traffic accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- A local 17-year-old lost her life after a traffic fatality Wednesday evening. On Wednesday, at 7:31 p.m., a call was received at the Lee County Sheriff's Office about..
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Study ranks Space Coast No. 1 in Hispanic equality

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A new study is ranking Florida's Space Coast No. 1 in terms of equality between Hispanics and whites.    The Urban Institute study releas..
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Pine Ridge Rd. closed, pedestrian hit by a vehicle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Both lanes of Pine Ridge are re-opened after a vehicle struck a bicyclist at Safety Ln. (Gulf Waters RV Park). The bicyclist sustained an arm injury and was trans..
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New debate: When is medical marijuana "usable?"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. (AP) - When police knocked on Josh Brewer's door to check for marijuana, even one of the nation's most liberal medical marijuana laws was put to the test. &n..
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Towel used to incriminate Fla. robbery suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A towel used by a robbery suspect to cover his head gave Manatee County Sheriff's investigators the clue they needed to find him.    Deputies ..
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Fla. Senate considers taxing Internet sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Some Florida lawmakers want to force online retailers to collect the state's sales taxes.    A Senate committee on Thursday agreed to move a..
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Englewood men rescued after boat capsizes in Gulf of Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- Amazing imagines of a Coast Guard rescue just west of Stump Pass in Charlotte County.  Two men, stranded, waving for help while clinging to their submerged ..
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Teen struck by car in Estero dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

ESTERO, Fla -- A 17 year old girl has died following an accident on US 41 in Estero. Lee County officials tell WINK News the teen was walking across US 41 at the intersection of Sw..
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ONLY ON WINK: No charges filed against former Rubio aide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - A former aide to Senator Marco Rubio is telling his side of the story after being arrested, accused of beating up his wife late last month. At first, Michael Br..
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Fatal shooting in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Travis Burton died in a shooting incident Wednesday evening in Fort Myers. On Wednesday at 7:19 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call in refe..
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Eliminating surprises on your medical bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- When you order at a restaurant, there's no confusion. You know what you're getting and how much it will cost you thanks to printed menus or posted signs. Now, leg..
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Lee Co. Commission pass measure for slot machine referendum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The bitter battle over expanding gambling in the state is now taking root in Southwest Florida. On Tuesday, Lee County Commissioners passed a measure that would a..
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