Child injured after being hit by a car in LaBelle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LABELLE, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol says a 7 year-old girl was seriously injured after being hit by a car in LaBelle. Troopers say the girl was trying to cross the street at..
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One injured in shooting behind Fort Myers restaurant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are investigating a shooting behind a fast food restaurant on US 41 Sunday afternoon.Officers say a man was shot in the arm in the parking lot behind a Ta..
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Finals held in Fla. powerboat races; 3 have died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Two powerboat racers have been injured in the final races of the Key West World Championship, where three competitors died last week. Sunday was the fina..
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SR 82 open after deadly motorcycle crash in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol has re-opened a portion of State Road 82 in Lehigh Acres following a deadly motorcycle accident. It happened just after 4pm near Sun..
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South Florida officer allegedly fires shot at colleague

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida police officer is being without bond on a charge of attempted first-degree murder after allegedly firing a shot at another officer. &nb..
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U.S. Marine's family celebrates Thanksgiving early

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - While many Americans look forward to being with their families this Thanksgiving, so many military men and women are forced to spend it apart from their loved on..
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Bodies of two men found in North Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double homicide after the discovery of two bodies off Pondella Road in North Fort Myers.A passerby disco..
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Two critically injured in Estero collision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ESTERO, Fla. - Two men are in critical condition after a head-on collision Saturday afternoon in Estero.The Florida Highway Patrol says an SUV crossed a median and hit an oncoming ..
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Missing Bonita Springs man found safe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a missing Bonita Springs man has been found safe in Collier County. The Lee County Sheriff's Office had issued a Silver..
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Former Miracle player talks about surviving abduction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) - The kidnapping ordeal of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos ended after two days when Venezuelan police commandos swooped in to rescue him in a fl..
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Third offshore powerboat racer dies after Key West race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - An offshore powerboat racer has died after being critically injured in an accident at the Key West World Championship, the third racer killed during the boating compet..
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Habitat turns bad economy into opportunity to help

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

  CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Keith and Joyce Darling were in the process of buying a home in 2008 when the economy took a turn for the worse. "I lost my job and that put a halt to it a..
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General Dozier helps Salvation Army on this Veterans Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Retired General James Dozier is marking this Veterans Day by giving the keynote address to an event sponsored by the Salvation Army. Earlier, Dozier sat down with WINK News Senior ..
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Two more suspicious fires reported in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla, - Five homes have caught fire in 24 hours in Charlotte County. This morning at 7:12 a.m., Charlotte County Fire/EMS responded to the report of a residential ..
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Death investigation underway on Pondella Road

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-On Saturday morning around 6:20 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a medical assistance call. A passerby found an adult male lying in the grass j..
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Former Miracle player, Wilson Ramos, found safe and alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan police rescued former Twin and Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos on Friday, two days after he was kidnapped, officials annou..
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Midpoint Madness runners salute local veterans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Runners in Southwest Florida took to the streets Friday night for the annual Midpoint Madness 5K Race. There are races like this scheduled almost every weekend. ..
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An American tradition to celebrate Wounded Warriors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - There aren't many cities in America where a softball game on a chilly November night would attract a large crowd. But the game Friday night in Bonita Springs..
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Former DEA Chief gives tough talk on drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Dan Stutman isn't surprised by much anymore. He spent his career with the D.E.A., the last six years as head of the New York division. Now he travels the country giv..
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Lee County baby opts for a big birthday, 11-11-11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Zuriel Orakwe is a bundle of joy with a big birthday.The 8 pound, 4 ounce wide-eyed child was due November 8th. But the little one came late, choosing to make his..
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