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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Santa visits WINK News Now Weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- - The holiday season in the Fort Myers River District officially kicks off on the day after Thanksgiving(Nov. 25), when the Festival of Trees opens at the Sidney ..
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Cape Coral man, 90, rings Salvation Army bell 6 days a week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- The Salvation Army red kettle campaign depends mostly on volunteers, giving up their time to ring bells throughout southwest Florida during the holiday season.&..
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Newt Gingrich garners large crowd in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - The latest front-runner in the race for the GOP Presidential Nomination defiantly defended his immigration policies at a town hall in Naples. Former House Speaker Ne..
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Spending Black Friday at local shops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - While many lined up at the large retail stores, others spent their Black Fridays and money at smaller local stores like The Franklin Shops."I am not a mall perso..
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Car shopping on Black Friday? 'Tis the Season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Some people spent Black Friday shopping for a new vehicle. And they will be glad they did, because prices are the best of the year, according to a website that ca..
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CCSO arrests man for Fifth Third Bank robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies have arrested a 28-year-old man on charges that he robbed a Golden Gate bank Friday morning. The robbery at Fifth Third Bank, on Golden Gate Parkwa..
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Thief steals $20,000 worth of crystal from Kay's Hallmark

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A local business owner had a Thanksgiving, that he'd probably like to forget. Someone broke into the Kay's Hallmark store in South Fort Myers. The owner told depu..
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3 face courts-martial in death of Eglin airman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) - Three Air Force sergeants face courts-martial for safety violations involving the death of a Florida-based airman killed while helping dispose of ..
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Local radio talk show host considering a run for Congress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida’s conservative radio talk show host Trey Radel’s spent countless hours interviewing politicians. Now he says he’s thinking abo..
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Black Friday shoppers take advantage of local deals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The holiday shopping season has officially begun. Millions around the country were up early, crowding stores for Black Friday. There was a steady flow of people c..
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A Ft. Myers home catches fire, family ponders next steps

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A fire damaged the inside of a home in Fort Myers Friday morning. Now the family is trying to cope and figure out what to do next.The Fort Myers Fire Department r..
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Deputy save woman after car sinks in muck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - A Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy rescued a woman who called 911 after she lost control of her car and landed in a canal.    Sheriff's spokes..
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$50,000 offered in missing Orlando woman's case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A $50,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the safe return of a missing Orlando woman.    Michelle Parker went missing Nov...
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Naples woman arrested on 7 charges on Thanksgiving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples woman spent her Thanksgiving racking up seven different charges, including aggravated battery on a pregnant woman and a separate aggravated battery charge on..
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Man killed in Tampa Bay boating accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man died after he was thrown from a boat in Tampa Bay.    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that 42-..
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Man kills ex-girlfriend, himself on Thanksgiving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Manatee County authorities say a man killed his ex-girlfriend and then himself on Thanksgiving.    Deputies responded to a shooting Thursday e..
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