10 year old burn victim: 'I've learned my lesson'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A 10 year old burn victim says he's 'learned his lesson' after suffering severe burns to 80% of his body. Logan Nelson was reunited with his grandfather, D..
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Follow Tropical Depression Lee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

Lee is weakening to a Tropical Depression. Flooding rains are expected to spread from the central Gulf Coast to the Appalachians. At 10:00 p.m. on Sunday eveing, the center of Trop..
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Motorcyclists ride for MDA

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Over 200 bikers rode through Fort Myers Sunday morning to honor Jim Perno, who died in a motorcycle crash eight years ago."It's almost like a family reunion when y..
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Homeowner foils home invasion by shooting suspect.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives Sunday morning arrested three men for home invasion robbery; a fourth is in a local hospital after the ho..
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Lee Roy Selmon improving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Hall of Fame defensive end Lee Roy Selmon was on the minds of teams he worked with Saturday, a day after he was hospitalized in Florida after suffering a stroke...
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Louisiana coast braces for tropical storm Lee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

With tropical storm Lee hovering over the Gulf coast, water levels are rising.Residents in Louisiana's Plaquemines parish have growing concerns over whether the levees are up to pa..
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Louisiana coast braces for tropical storm Lee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

With tropical storm Lee hovering over the Gulf coast, water levels are rising.Residents in Louisiana's Plaquemines parish have growing concerns over whether the levees are up to pa..
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Fla. funeral home offers chemical cremation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A funeral home in St. Petersburg will soon be the first in the nation to offer environmentally friendly "chemical cremation" to the public.   ..
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Widower of doctor killed by neck massager sues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) - The widower of a South Florida doctor who was accidentally strangled by an electronic neck massager is suing the machine's providers.    An investigatio..
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Teen arrested for posing as physician's assistant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - A 17-year-old has been arrested on five felony charges for posing as a physician's assistant at a central Florida hospital.    Kissimmee polic..
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Alligator attack victim's condition improves

Updated 9 months ago   
By: WINK Administrator

COPELAND, Fla. - The 90-year-old Copeland woman who was attacked by an alligator is still fighting for her life. Hospital officials tell us Margaret Webb is in serious condition to..
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Artist pours heart, soul (and blood) into his work

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

Derek Hess pours his heart and soul--and even some of his own blood-- into his art. "This is one of those urgent pieces," Hess explained of a piece of his art that listed pen, ink ..
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Anglers fish for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CAPE CORAL, Fla.--For the seventh year anglers big and small gathered in Cape Coral to raise money for the Ronald McDonald house charities."The McFlats Invitational is unique becau..
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Deputies seize 55 pounds of marijuana on I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies make a traffic stop and find 50 pounds of marijuana inside a car on the interstate. The Ford Explorer was stopped for following too closely.&n..
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Ronald McDonald on WINK News Now Weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Hundreds of anglers hit the water for the Redfish Tournament. They're raising money for the Ronald McDonald house. They are hoping to bring in about $55,000 in on..
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Florida inmate gets another stay of execution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A death row inmate convicted of killing a Coral Gables police officer 33 years ago has gotten another stay of execution.    The 11th U.S. Ci..
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Miracle honors 9-11 first responders before game

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A special thank-you to America's heroes at the Miracle game Friday night.  Before the rain moved in, first responders from September 11, 2001 were remember..
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Feds target 17 big banks in lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

AP - In a sweeping move, the government on Friday sued 17 financial firms, including the largest U.S. banks, for selling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac billions of dollars worth of mor..
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Caregiver accused of stealing from elderly man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

BOKEELIA, FL- A woman hired as a caregiver to an elderly Bokeelia man was arrested and is being accused of stealing thousands from his bank account. George Lane said, "I don't..
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Bonita man arrested for Identity Theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- On Friday, September 2, 2011 at approximately 7:00 a.m., Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Economic Crimes Unit arrested a Bonita Springs man fo..
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