CVS pharmacy intern arrested for stealing pills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Officers arrested a 21-year-old pharmacy intern after he admitted to stealing hundreds of pills. John Arthur Blair was working as an intern, training at the CVS..
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Church members react with prayer, forgiveness to AC theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Members of the Lehigh Church of Christ on Buckingham Road are reacting with prayer and forgiveness, after thieves destroyed three air conditioning units. The ch..
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FMPD: missing 4-year-old located

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department with the assistance of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office located the parents and the child safe at a motel on Fort Myers Beac..
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Obama, in Florida, unveils plans to boost tourism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama says he wants to make America the top travel destination in the world, picking Walt Disney World to promote his plans to boost ..
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Opening statements heard in Wisniewski's trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The trial for a Cape Coral man accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend continues. Dylan Wisniewski faces manslaughter charges for his girlfriend's death ba..
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Collier pedestrian hit by a car and killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A vehicle has struck and killed a pedestrian at U.S. 41 E and Southwest Blvd. in Collier County. Troopers say Naples resident Ana Cruz Mendez, 54 died after s..
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Red Sox to debut new spring training complex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Spring training is just over a month away for baseball fans.    Pitchers and catchers from 15 Major League teams are scheduled to report to 1..
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Newspaper: FDLE drank up to test breathalyzers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A newspaper says Florida law enforcement officials paid for employees to get drunk to test the reliability of an alcohol breathalyzer machine.   &nb..
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Obama heads to Orlando for travel speech

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - President Obama is headed to the heart of Florida's tourism industry to announce a new travel proposal.    Obama heads to the Magic Kingdom at W..
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French Consulate honors 25 WWII South FL veterans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The French Consulate in Miami is honoring 25 U.S. veterans who fought alongside France during World War II.    The veterans will receive o..
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Fla. man drowns in his backyard swimming pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman found her 66-year-old husband dead in their backyard pool.    Manatee Sheriff's officials say James Bonaiuto was float..
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Few Miami teachers dismissed for poor performance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A group that analyzes teacher quality says the nation's fourth largest school district dismisses the fewest teachers for poor performance of any they've studied. ..
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Board of Governors meets with Fla. A&M faculty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University faculty leaders say a student's hazing death is tragic but the school faces bigger issues.    That's what they to..
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Fla. Legislature divided on sweepstakes bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida legislators are growing more and more divided over whether to regulate or ban storefront operations known as Internet cafes.    A Se..
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CCSO arrests 5 on drug charges from undercover buys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office rounded up five drug dealers, on Tuesday, from previous undercover drug buys. Donald Hayes Scott Jr., 31, of Englewood..
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2 arrested in Lee Co. for check fraud, identity theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two identity thieves, targeting Lee and Collier County residents, are behind bars tonight after an I-75 traffic stop. On Wednesday, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a ..
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A 'huge' donation made to Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Harry Chapin food bank is trying to reach its quarter of a million dollar goal just two days away from  the WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk. And jus..
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Cape Council discusses Utility Expansion Project

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The plan to connect all of the Cape to city water and sewer has been debated for years. Officials believe it will help the city grow. But some residents worry th..
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Zoomers planning to open in April in Ft Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Some potentially great news.  WINK News has learned Zoomers Family Amusement Park is just months away from opening in Fort Myers."We added a waterfall to t..
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Local group 'Sewing for Hope' to help orphans in Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A local group is trying to weave a thread of hope for nearly 200,000 orphans thousands of miles away. The children in Tanzania have no family, very little clothing a..
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