Fla. hospital faces probe after teen's arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - The state Agency for Health Care Administration will review practices at a Kissimmee hospital that issued a physician assistant badge to a teenager. &nb..
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Would-be boat buyer pulls gun during test cruise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Volusia County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man they say tried to pull an armed boat-jacking on the Intracoastal Waterway.    ..
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CCSO arrests 5-time felon, dealing Oxycodone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit arrested an Englewood Oxycodone drug dealer with five previous felony convictions. Narcotics detectives, assisted by the ..
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Adding Disney magic to your business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development program, "Disney's Approach to Quality Service" to the Resort at Marina Village at Tarpon Point ..
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9/11: A final call from United flight 93

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - The voicemail of Lorne Lyles phone held a chilling message."Hi baby. Baby, you have to listen to me carefully, I'm on a plane that's been hijacked." The former For..
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Buckingham standoff ends peacefully

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Buckingham man is safe Thursday, after an overnight standoff. Lee County deputies tell us 27-year-old Brandon Helms entered a home on Skates Circle, j..
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Cape weighs outsourcing public safety departments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral and its public safety unions are at a budget standoff, leading the city to explore other options to balance the budget. Mayor John Sullivan says that ..
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From paralyzed to pedaling: veteran beats the odds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Doctors said he may never walk again. Now he's earning medals and inspiring athletes in Southwest Florida. Next time you think you're too tired to work out, thin..
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Ten years later: 9/11 changed our lives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

SARASOTA, Fla.-For these four high school seniors, September 11, 2001 began with a once in a lifetime opportunity. At the time seven year old students at Emma Booker Elementary Sch..
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Behind the scenes look at Cape K9 training

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department's K-9 unit is undergoing some training Wednesday and WINK News got a special look.     The Cape Coral Police ..
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Governor backs off drilling in Everglades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott's office is now backpedaling from his previous statements about expanded drilling in the Everglades. On Tuesday, the Governor sided with ..
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Private utility makes budget blunder; no refund

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The private, non-profit Bonita Springs Utility (BSU) is admitting a paperwork error on its proposed budget for the coming year. Some customers are saying:  t..
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Cape flies hundreds of flags for 9/11 anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Patriotic flags are popping up on signs and storefronts across Cape Coral."We had several members that were directly affected by 9/11. As the 10 year anniversary ..
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Tropical Storm Nate forms in the Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Nate has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, and authorities have issued a tropical storm warning for parts of Mexico's coast.    The U.S. Nati..
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Panther numbers up could mean more livestock kills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - In the 1970s there was less than two dozen Florida panthers.  The endangered cat is making a comeback with 100 to 160 adults.  However, that provid..
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Police arrest shooting suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department arrested a suspect for a shooting that happened in an apartment on Washington Avenue last week. Police arrested Fernando Gutierre..
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Armed robbery in East Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Deputies were investigating an armed robbery at a business in East Naples late Sunday night. COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The robbery at the Dollar General Store, 4921 Rattlesnake Hammo..
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PG Police arrest suspects in water meter thefts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrested three people today on charges related to the recent thefts reported a loss of water service on September 2nd. It was then ..
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CCSO arrests man for jewelry theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a South Gulf Cove man for stealing $3,200 in jewelry from an Englewood East woman’s home that he was watching ..
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Fla. appeal court hears slot machine argument

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeal court will decide if lawmakers can allow slot machines anywhere in Florida.    A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Ap..
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