Car slams into Collier County home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A driver is expected to be fine after the car he was driving slammed into a Collier County home Friday night.  It happened just before 7p.m. on 55th Te..
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Golden Gates home hit by lightning Friday night

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A Golden Gate Estates family in Collier County is thankful they weren't hurt after lightning struck their house Friday night.It happened just before 6 p.m. ..
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Collier County housing employees fired

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Several Collier County housing employees are out of a job.  The county's director of communication told WINK News Marcy Krumbine was terminated on Wedn..
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Comcast starts internet program for needy families

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Struggling families in Southwest Florida can now get easier access to technology. Friday, Comcast launched its "Internet Essentials" program, through which, a f..
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Former serviceman reacts to 'boos' at GOP debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A response to a question asked at last night's G.O.P. debate has a lot of people talking. And it wasn't necessarily the response coming from the podium, but from..
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Anti-age discrimination referendum on ballot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

Fort Myers, FL- A local organization is holding a concert this weekend to encourage voter registration.Their goal is to have you vote for the human rights referendum on the ballot ..
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Postal employees hope ad campaign can save jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Miracle Mile Post Office in Fort Myers is on its final days. The location at the intersection of Winkler and Broadway is set to close in two weeks. The secon..
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More emails from Fla. Gov. Rick Scott deleted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott's administration has acknowledged emails on Scott's personal iPad were accidentally deleted, and that's a potential violation of state law, an ..
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Woman charged with DUI after crash with cop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay area woman was charged with driving under the influence after authorities say she crashed into a Tarpon Springs police cruiser.   &nb..
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Casey Anthony now owes $217K for Caylee's search

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge on Friday increased the reimbursement costs Casey Anthony must pay to investigators for searching for her missing 2-year-old daughter three yea..
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WINK takes to the skies with the Sundowners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local non-profit is taking to Southwest Florida skies, all in the name of public safety. The Sundowners Club assists the U.S. Coast Guard by serving as an extra..
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Florida will seek No Child Left Behind waiver

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida will be among the states seeking to opt out of No Child Left Behind requirements for public schools.    State Department of Educatio..
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Flooding in the Cape causes traffic issues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Flooding is responsible for traffic woes in Cape Coral. Motorists are being re-routed at the intersection of NW 5th Avenue and Diplomat Parkway due to flooding.&n..
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Local actors take part in 'Dolphin Tale'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The true story of an injured Florida dolphin is now in theaters. "Winter," the bottlenose dolphin, lost her tail in an accident, only to be fitted later with ..
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Cape student takes a stand by not standing up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A protest against the Pledge of Allegiance.A Cape Coral High School student has been suspended for repeatedly refusing to stand up during the pledge.18 year-old C..
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New plan for economic development in Collier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Economic development in Collier county is getting a face lift. When the council is dissolved on September 30th, a new plan to bring different businesses to t..
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FWC rescues 2 orphaned panther kittens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- They may have lost their mother, but two 5-month-old Florida panther kittens have a good chance of survival, thanks to the efforts of staff from the Florida F..
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CCSO asks for help in finding missing Naples man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EAST NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County sheriff's deputies are searching for an 86-year-old East Naples man who has been missing since Friday morning. William Vincent was last seen by ..
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Woman charged with dragging trooper with car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Tampa woman dragged a state trooper with her vehicle after fleeing a traffic stop.    The St. Petersburg Times reports that 20-y..
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Marine claims brain trauma led to fatal DUI crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Marine captain awaiting trial in Tampa on a DUI-manslaughter charge will offer an insanity defense because he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and t..
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