AARP Magazine recognizes LCEC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- AARP Magazine is recognizing a local company as one of the top "Best Employers for Workers 50 and Over." Lee County Electic Cooperative, L.C.E.C. , is one of..
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Florida marks 10th anniversary of Sept. 11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Tampa on Friday to honor the heroes, the victims and the survivors of Sept. 11 and the war on terrorism.   &nbs..
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Trulia.com site target of scammers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Many of you turn to the website Trulia.com to find your dream home. But WINK News found out this popular site is the target of scammers. A deal on Trulia.com. The..
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CCSO charges Ft. Myers man for shooting into car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives report a Ft. Myers man has been charged in connection with a shooting incident around 2:40 a.m. Tuesday o..
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Cape Coral students injured in school bus accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Gulf Middle School students sustained minor injuries, Friday morning, after a school bus accident in Cape Coral. Just after 10 a.m., the accident occured at the ..
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CCSO: Man arrested for attempted murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives report a Port Charlotte man wanted on a warrant for Attempted Second Degree Murder, was arrested in Lauderhill (Broward ..
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Hurricane watch issued for parts of Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The government of Mexico has issued a hurricane watch that stretches from Tampico to Veracruz as Tropical Storm Nate meanders in the Bay of Campeche.    ..
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CCSO arrests 2 men with 16 combined past felonies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics detectives, assisted by the Street Crimes Unit, arrested two Port Charlotte men following an undercover marijuana drug bu..
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Where were you on 9/11? Part 1

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

PART 1: There are few days in American History that America, as a Nation, will never forget. September 11th, 2001 is one of them. This morning, we're telling the story of that day ..
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Rudi Dekkers tells his story to WINK- Part 1

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Before September 11, 2001, a Dutchman by the name of Rudi Dekkers was on top of the world.    His florida flight school was booming, and the money was flowing...
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Cape Mayor withdraws police, fire budget vetoes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Thursday night, the Cape Coral City Council approved a tentative budget and Mayor John Sullivan withdrew his line item veto of the police and fire budgets for FY..
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Iona-McGregor FD investigates suspicious fires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thirteen suspicious, unsolved fires have fire investigators frustrated, and Iona McGregor residents on high alert.A once quiet neighborhood is now all too f..
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Tropical Storm Nate getting stronger

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

At 4:00 p.m., the center of Tropical Storm Nate was located near Latitude 19.7 N., Longitude 92.3 W.  Nate is moving toward the south-southeast near 2 m.p.h. Very little motio..
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Peeping prowler caught with pants down- literally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- A suspected peeping Tom in Fort Myers is behind bars tonight, caught with his pants down - literally. The victim talks to 911 dispatch, "Get out of here! Whats goin..
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Helmet takes former NYC firefighter back to 9/11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A nearly 100-year-old firefighter's helmet in Naples led one former New York City firefighter to return to his roots, just one day before the September 11th ..
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Man charged with stabbing girlfriend, killing dog

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a central Florida man stabbed his girlfriend, killed his dog and then wounded himself.    The Polk County Sheriff's Office repo..
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La Nina climate event returning, forecasters say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The La Nina (lah-NEEN'-yah) climate phenomenon has returned and that could be bad news for the drought-ravaged south central states.    The periodi..
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Lehigh to get $1.8 million in new parks, add-ons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - By the end of next year, Lehigh Acres could have $1.8 million in new parks and park improvements. The money, which comes from impact fees, will help fund add-ons..
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Longtime prominent Florida attorney dead at 79

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Noted Florida attorney E. Thom Rumberger is dead at age 79.    A family spokesman said Thursday that Rumberger died from complications relat..
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Midair crash survivor landed plane at near stall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A preliminary report says the surviving pilot of a fatal midair collision in Alaska made an emergency landing as her plane's stall warning sounded. &n..
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