Fla. has 3rd largest population growth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida had the nation's third largest population growth in the past year.    The U.S. Census reported Wednesday that Florida grew by 256,000 re..
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Auburndale OJ plant expanding, adding 60 workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUBURNDALE, Fla. (AP) - An Auburndale orange juice processing plant is expanding with up to a $580,000 assist from Florida taxpayers.    The $99 million project by C..
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6 more 'Mimi' coins discovered in Salvation Army red kettles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Mimi’s inspiration is spreading across Lee County and apparently across the world. Six new silver donations have been discovered in red kettles. The coins, ..
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Fraudster arrested 1 year after Christmas scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral man is under arrest for writing more than $22,000 in bad checks.  Jorge Gutierrez, 37, of 3430 Santa Barbara Boulevard in Cape Coral, was arrest..
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Christmas package arrives 1 year and 6 days later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINTER BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An Arkansas woman finally has proof that she bought her mother a Christmas gift last year.    The package Mary Beth Mauldin sent via the Un..
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Kickin' it with Kyle at the 'Holiday Arbor Lights'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's Christmas at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium.Wednesday on Kickin' it with Kyle, WINK News got a tour of the Holiday Arbor Lights. For more informati..
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Let's Eat: Peppercorn Steak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Wow your holiday guests with peppercorn steak, shitake mushrooms and green beans. Chef Patrick shows us how to make this wonderful meal which is also available on..
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Only 3 more nights remain to see the 'Holiday Arbor Lights'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS. Fla.- There are only three more nights to take in the holiday lights and fun at the Calusa Nature Center in Fort Myers. About 150,000 lights illumintae the center,..
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Lakeland Police Officer killed in the line of duty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a central Florida police officer who was shot in the head earlier this week has died. Lakeland police spokeswoman Ann Dinges says 25-year-o..
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2 shoplifters team up and return stolen items for cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Two Lee County women were arrested Tuesday after shoplifting from multiple stores and returning the stolen goods for cash. On December 20, at 1:00 p.m. the Naples Pol..
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Prescribed burn expected in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Caloosahatchee Forestry Center will conduct a prescribed burn Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Camp Caloosa, located at 19931 State Road 31 in Fort Myers. The size of the..
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Man holds gun on burglar until police arrive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a central Florida homeowner surprised a would-be burglar, holding him at gunpoint until officers arrived.    The Melbourne man told..
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Fla. county again votes to cease fluoridation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Pinellas County commissioners say residents won't get to vote on the issue of fluoride in their drinking water.    On Tuesday, commissioner a..
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Thieves target cell phone stores, deputies say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies say thieves are targeting cell phone stores.  They've held up five Metro PCS dealers in the last two weeks. A North Fort Myers ..
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WINK Exclusive:McCready's son to stay in foster home for now

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A WINK News exclusive: The Mindy McCready custody battle heats up.  WINK News has confirmed the county singer's son, Zander, will remain in an Arkansas fos..
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Americans spend record amount at the pump

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Americans have been feeling the pain at the pump for some time, but this year the amount Americans spent was record breaking. A new report says by the end o..
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Cape mom believes husband was disciplining son, not abusing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral father has been arrested for child abuse.  Police said he admitted to hitting his son for misbehaving but his wife said the punishment is too ..
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Americans spend record amount at the pump

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Americans have been feeling the pain at the pump for some time, but this year the amount Americans spent was record breaking. A new report says by the end o..
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Update: Rinaldi now charged with first degree murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla --  An Arizona judge has changed the charge for a man accused of killing his wife. Last week Barron Collier graduate Amanda Blaies Rinaldi was murdered in Arizona ..
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Disabled passengers file complaints over air service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Traveling during the holidays is always difficult. However, it can be more challenging for those facing disabilities. CALL FOR ACTION investigates the top complai..
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