Lehigh man may sue after being forced to ride ambulance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres man says he was forced to take an ambulance ride to the hospital. Now he's stuck with the bill he doesn't think he should have to pay. Last May,..
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Massive brush fire continues to burn in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

GOLDEN GATE, Fla.- An over 2,300 acre brush fire continues to blaze in Golden Gate Estates. Firefighters have the fire about 50% contained, as of Thursday night. The wildfire start..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK News investigate taxpayers giving more than a million dollars to banks in ATM fees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Call for Action investigation uncovers more than one million dollars of taxpayer money spent on ATM fees. It's part of an in-depth investigation into how peop..
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NASA braces for Giffords, Obama, huge launch crowd

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA officials say they're pleased that space shuttle Endeavour's final launch is expected to attract more than a half-million visitors Friday, includin..
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Southwest Florida continues to fight several major brush fires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Southwest Florida continues to fight several major brush fires. Thousands of acres are charred across all of our region. The largest fire in the area is in Collier County. Mor..
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Father of Lords of Chaos ringleader says Kevin Foster had a troubled childhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lords of Chaos ringleader was back in a Lee County courtroom Thursday. Kevin Foster wants his death sentence overturned because he has a mental illness and b..
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Husband, wife plead guilty in kidnap of CA girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A convicted sex offender and his wife have pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping and raping a Northern California girl when she was 11 and holding her ..
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Guns bills approved by Fla. Senate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate on Thursday, by a succession of mostly party-line votes, approved a trio of bills that supporters say will ensure citizens' constitution..
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Disaster training staged at Naples Airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two hundred people took part in a training exercise at the Naples Airport. The scenario, a hijacked plane crashed into Mosquito Control, causing a hazmat situ..
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Fla. man waves air gun at speeders on his street

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man angered by people speeding in his Melbourne Beach community, climbed onto his roof and started waving what turned out to be an air rifle at motor..
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Drug dealer calls CCSO to report burglary after being raided by detectives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Street Crimes and Narcotics units raided a Port Charlotte drug home at 18227 Ackerman Avenue at 11 a.m. Wednesday. When the search ..
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Work underway to install underground power lines in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- A project ten years in the making is now one step closer to completion in Cape Coral. Work started this week to install three vaults housing underground transmis..
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Alleged 'pill mill' operator nabbed during traffic stop in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Investigators have made an arrest in the Operation Open Dollar investigation. Dr. Jacinta Irene Gillis, 41, of 12405 Green Stone Court, Fort Myers, was arrested ..
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Florida Senate passes property insurance overhaul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate has passed a property insurance overhaul aimed at creating more competition in the private marketplace and also cut down on fraudulent s..
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Police arrest two in parking lot, one charged with possession of cocaine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department were patrolling in the area of Edison Avenue and Central Avenue when they observed a Cadillac at the intersection W..
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Man accused of recording women in tanning booth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Starke, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man secretly videotaped women using a tanning booth he set up in the barn outside his home in Starke. Bradford County Sheriff's deputies arres..
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Fla. Senate passes another class size revision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A revised plan to loosen Florida's class size limits has passed the state Senate with little of the opposition that's accompanied past proposals. The Senat..
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Florida Senate approves abortion funding bans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate has approved a proposed state constitutional amendment and a bill to ban abortion funding with public and insurance exchange dollars. Th..
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220-acre Glades Co. brush fire consumes two homes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MUSE, Fla. - A 220-acre wildfire tore through Glades County Wednesday Afternoon, totaling 2 homes in its path of destruction.By the evening, it was 80% controlled, but at one point..
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More brush fires blaze in Charlotte, Lee, and Collier counties

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Three more wildfires swept Southwest Florida this afternoon, fueled by extremely dry conditions and spreading dangerously close to homes and roadways. "It's scary..
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