Cape burglars sentenced to nine years in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A pair of Cape Coral burglary suspects who Detectives arrested last summer for a string of break-ins, has been sentenced to nine years each in state prison. Both ..
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Imaginarium hosts fundraising gala

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Imaginarium's signature fundraising event is returning to the museum and science center Saturday, April 28th at 7 pm.  The "Cherish Gala" is your chance..
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Tolls set to rise by on central Florida expressway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - If you're traveling to the Orlando area this summer, you may want to pack a little more cash. Transportation officials say cash tolls on the BeachLine Exp..
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Trial set to begin for man accused of molesting pre-teen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - A jury has been seated for the trial of accused child molester Mark Douglas. Douglas is accused of performing lewd and lacivious acts on a pre-teen. Investigators ..
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Drivers begin to see relief at the pump

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- For the first time in a long time, there's some relief at the pump. Prices have been dropping this month and now, gas is cheaper than it was one year ago across much..
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Construction update on Cape Coral toll plaza & McGregor Blvd

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- WINK News gets answers after viewers come to us with concerns about two ongoing Lee County road projects.  There is construction at the toll plaza at the C..
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Lee County Commissioners to Look at Sign Laws

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

As you drive down the road in Lee County, you often see signs littering the streets. A WINK News viewer contacted us to say those signs are ruining the appearance of Lee County roa..
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Habitat for Humanity gets Neighborhood Stablization assets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County will soon give Habitat for Humanity dozens of foreclosed properties and millions of dollars in federal funding. It's part of Commissioners' vow..
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Charlotte Schools face deep budget cuts.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- With a decrease in enrollment, lower property values and less money coming from the State, School budgets are facing a triple whammy. The Charlotte County Scho..
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Tip leads Cape Coral police to stolen Fort Myers truck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A wedding present mysteriously disappears! A Fort Myers woman woke up to find her truck, a gift from her father, gone. Thanks to some handy police work she..
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Edison reaches settlement with former president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - There are new developments in the ongoing battle between Edison State College and fired president Kenneth Walker.  Late Tuesday afternoon the board of ..
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Lee to apply for $15 million for stadium upgrades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee county will go after 15-million dollars from the state, to improve Hammond Stadium, spring training home of the Minnesota Twins.   They could use th..
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Florida to appeal hotel tax ruling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawyer for 17 Florida counties says they will appeal a court ruling on hotel taxes won by online travel companies. Bob Nabors on Tuesday said the countie..
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Despite rain, Florida at dramatically high risk for fires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's agriculture commissioner says the entire state is at a dramatically high risk of wildfires because of a continuing drought. Commissioner Adam Put..
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Police investigating suspicious man incident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Fort Myers Police Department is investigating complaints about a suspicious person. A mother claimed that her 11-year old son was followed by a stranger. She ..
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Burglary suspect sentenced to five years in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Chazamine Miller, who was arrested by Cape Coral Police Detectives in August of 2011 for a burglary to home at 1819 NE 33rd Street, has been sentenced to 5 years ..
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Cape resident helps police track down burglary suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - A Cape Coral homeowner is credited with helping police arrest a man suspected of scoping out a place to burglarize. The homeowner told police that he walked into ..
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First criminal charges filed in BP oil spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Justice Department said on Tuesday it filed the first criminal charges in the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, accusing a former BP engineer..
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Trial begins for accused child molester in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A Lee County man is on trial...accused of molesting a child under the age of 12.Mark Douglas is accused of committing the crime and then offering the victim Justi..
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Father accused of murdering infant daughter in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Steven Cantrell entered the court room shackeled and with a shaved head. Cantrell is accused of second degree murder in the death of his 7 1/2 week old daughter, J..
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