FGCU student injured in San Carlos Park shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.- The man injured in a shooting at San Carlos Park this morning has been identified as 19-year-old William Scott Digiovanni of Orange Park. Digiovanni is a stu..
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Fla. economists won't predict casino impact

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida state economists are saying they can't figure out how much money three new casinos could mean for the Sunshine State.    Two lawmake..
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Officer shoots man who rammed patrol cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a South Florida police officer shot and wounded a man who rammed two patrol cars.    Hollywood police say they were called to ..
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Another long sentence in $205M Medicare fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami federal judge has imposed another lengthy prison sentence on a former health care executive charged in a $205 million Medicare fraud scam.    U...
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Franklin Templeton brings golf and business to Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla- The Franklin Templeton shootout is gearing up for a busy weekend in Naples. Dozens of golf's best are competing on the fairways, while local businesses have their eyes..
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2 die, 6 injured when vehicle overturns in SW Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Two people died and six were injured when their vehicle veered off the road, hit a traffic sign and turned over into a southwest Florida canal, the highway patr..
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Family gets a new home in time for the holidays

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Southwest Florida family will have a place to hang their stockings this holiday. They're getting a house thanks to Habitat for Humanity. But it wasn't a smooth ..
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Clewiston community says goodbye to John Drake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEWISTON, Fla.- A Clewiston community says goodbye to a man who was brutally murdered. Funeral services for John Drake are under way right now. The 84-year-old was bludgeoned to d..
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Bayshore elementary no longer on lockdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Bayshore Elementary was on   as police searched for a suspicious person. A student saw a suspicious person and told their teacher, who agreed. LCSO was..
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Dunbar High back to normal after morning lockdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dunbar High School is back to normal after being put on lockdown this morning because of reports of gunshots outside. Just a day after the incident at Virginia Te..
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Father behind bars accused of repeated sexual abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers man is behind bars after his middle school-aged daughter found the courage to speak out against his repeated rape and incest. The 37-year-old man was..
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Cops: Neighborhood Grinch steals lawn decorations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) - Police say two South Florida women are accused of stealing Christmas decorations from their neighbor's yard.    Miami television station WSVN..
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Sarasota man arrested for doctor shopping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested Michael Flanagan, 33, of 3805 School Avenue in Sarasota, and charged him with 14 counts of Withholding Information..
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Real estate matters: A new market for snowbirds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla-  Snowbirds returning to Southwest Florida are finding a much different real estate market than the one they left in the spring.  WINK News Real Estate Co..
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McCready case raises awareness about parental abductions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New developments in the Mindy McCready child custody war. The country singer went on national television talking about what happened when US Marshals took her so..
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2 semi-trucks collide, closing southbound I-75 at mm 150

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Two semi-trucks collided on I-75 at mile marker 150. One travel lane has re-opened southbound. Traffic is no longer being diverted at the 158 exit. Drivers shoul..
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Trash can troubles in Cape Coral due to shortage of cans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- There is a trash can shortage in Cape Coral.  The company contracted to collect trash and recycling in the Cape told WINK News, they don't have enough cans..
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$500,000 grant helps revitalize Naples Manor neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Wells Fargo and Habitat for Humanity are teaming up to help homeowners in one Naples community. Thursday, the bank gave the non-profit a half a million dolla..
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Help local group bring Christmas cheer to Suncoast children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - We're about three weeks away from christmas. But one local group that delivers Christmas cheer to the children of Suncoast Estates needs a lot of help to c..
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Scams on the rise over holiday season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- As the holiday shopping season revs up, criminals are trying to take advantage of that desire to spend. Scams of all shapes and sizes are circulating southw..
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