Kickin' it with Kyle, Palm Cottage prepares for the holidays

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

NAPLES, Fla.- Kyle Jordan gives us a sneak peek of the Palm Cottage in Naples as it gets ready for the holiday season.
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CCSO arrests homeless man for having sex with a 12-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a homeless man for having sex with a 12-year-old girl in his Port Charlotte camp. Michael Jos..
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Kern back in court over violation of probation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Garrett Kern was back in front of a Lee County judge Monday morning. Kern wore a suicide protection suit and said nothing as he stood in front of Judge Edward Vol..
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Fire damages Fort Myers duplex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Firefighters swarmed the scene of a duplex fire Monday morning. It happened on the 1900 block of South Pine Drive, just off of U.S. 41 in South Fort Myers. South ..
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Motorcyclist dies in traffic fatality in Pt. Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A section of U.S. 41 in Charlotte County was closed off early Monday morning as the Florida Highway Patrol investigated a traffic fatality.Officers told WIN..
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Two suspected pimps in jail, accused of coercing young girls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Two suspected pimps are in jail after a prostitution sting. The two east Naples men are accused of soliciting minors for prostitution. One of the female victims is a..
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Cyclist fatally shoots dog in Davie

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - No charges have been filed against the cyclist who fatally shot an unleashed dog in Davie. Police say a Doberman pinscher in training to be a therapy dog at..
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World champion of sand sculpting crowned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Master sculptor Charlie Beaulieu has spent the last 30 years knee-deep in sand creating masterpieces. But for this years competition he was on the other sid..
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Boaters making waves as stewards of National Seashore

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GULF ISLANDS NATIONAL SEASHORE, Fla. (AP) - Far from the frenzied crowd, about a mile due south of the crowded flight line of the recent Blue Angels Homecoming show at Pensacola Na..
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Jellyfish may help sea turtles make a comeback

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COCOA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Researchers say massive blooms of jellyfish in Volusia and Brevard counties may be helping leatherback sea turtles make a comeback. The Orlando Sentinel re..
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Concerns raised on interstate python trade ban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida wildlife officials are concerned that a possible ban on interstate python trade could force dealers to dump the snakes into the wild. Sen. Bill..
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Highly dangerous drugs stolen from West Palm paramedics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Palm Beach County authorities have recovered a stolen box of medications that included some highly dangerous drugs.    The box was retur..
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Michael Lohan in Fort Myers hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News is learning that Michael Lohan, the father of actress Lindsay Lohan is in Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers. He's awaiting heart surgery.&nbs..
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Fatal accident on Mcgregor Blvd and Pine Ridge Road reported

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A fatal accident is being reported at the intersection of McGregor Blvd and Pine Ridge Road in south Fort Myers, near the Gulf Harbour Country Club ent..
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Another day, another shopping theme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Chances are you have been shopping in recent days. The Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend brings plenty of Turkey and spending. But the non-stop shopping spree refuses..
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2 Volusia Co. deputies shot, not seriously injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DEBARY, Fla. (AP) - Two Volusia County deputies who were shot while responding to a domestic-violence call are being treated at a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. ..
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3 face prison time in toilet paper scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Three people face up to two decades in prison in a $1 million toilet paper scam in Palm Beach County. Federal prosecutors say the trio conned elde..
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NASA launches super-size rover to Mars: 'Go, Go!'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A rover of "monster truck" proportions zoomed toward Mars on an 8½-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the biggest, best equipped robot eve..
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Bonita Springs man dies from early Nov. accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ESTERO, Fla. - A Bonita Springs man has died from injuries suffered in a crash two weeks ago. 72-year old Floyd Griffin was one of two people seriously injured in the collision on ..
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Packed house for Gingrich book signing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NAPLES, Fla.- Hundreds of people waited in line for hours at Books-A-Million in Naples for their few seconds with the former house speaker."We showed up at four in the morning, the..
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