Take care of your appliances during big holiday dinners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - When you're cleaning up your kitchen after those holiday dinners, you might want to be careful how to dispose the leftovers. Overloaded garbage disposals, overus..
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Controversial Vanderbilt Beach project delayed again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A controversial beach project in North Naples is being put on hold yet again. The state is giving an opposition group more time to file a legal challenge to the $1.2..
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Sanibel "Luminary Festival 2011" brings big business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

SANIBEL, Fla. -- Sanibel Island is celebrating the season with an annual tradition. The Luminary Festival 2011 is lighting local businesses. The sun is down, but it's certainly bri..
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Racecar driver leads texting while driving campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Professional racecar driver Michael Cenzi has teamed up with the Collier County Sheriffs Office to stop distracted driving.  The campaign is called "Stay..
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Woman hit by a car in Pt. Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- An elderly woman was struck by a vehicle, Friday evening, in Port Charlotte. The accident occurred at Peachland Blvd. and Ryswick St. The victim was airlifted..
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Deputy impersonator busted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, FLa.- Collier County deputies arrested a debt collector they say was posing as a deputy to get people to pay up. Angel Rosado who has a criminal history was booked ..
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People can 'shop on' through renovations in downtown Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- People are being told to "shop on" along 5th Avenue South in downtown Naples.  Stores are staying open through renovations. Six businesses between East Lake Driv..
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Crash with injuries at McGregor and Griffin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There has been a vehicle crash with injuries at McGregor Blvd. and Griffin Blvd. in Fort Myers. WINK News has a crew on the way and will bring you the latest as i..
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Lee County program needs your votes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Coalition for A Drug-Free Southwest Florida needs your votes! Its annual Drug House Odyssey gives kids a first-hand look at the consequences of drug use and ..
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Car accident in Murdock, possibly fatal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- There has been a possibly fatal car accident in Port Charlotte at Enterprise Dr. and US 41. According to CCSO, a truck entered a building. The driver, a male ..
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Pine Island 101 investors file for Class Action status

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An update to a WINK News CALL FOR ACTION investigation into a land trust run by Cape Coral realtor Greg Eagle. Attorneys have now filed paperwork on behalf of the..
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Cape city manager officially terminated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral city manager Gary King has been terminated Friday afternoon in a vote of 6 to 2. A City Council meeting was held to determine the employment fate of Ki..
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Ft. Myers man arrested for distribution of child pornography

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces the filing of a criminal complaint charging Ryan Scott Nichols, 23, of Fort Myers, with distribution of child ..
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SWFL hiring outlook is hopeful

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor shows unemployment numbers are at their lowest levels in over two years, with the national unemployment rate restin..
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Missing persons flyer issued for Zander McCready

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A missing persons flyer has been officially issued by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for Zander McCready, son of country music singer Mindy McCready. Z..
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Fla. barrel racing opponents get preliminary win

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Opponents of gambling on barrel racing in Florida have won another preliminary legal victory as the number of cases filed over the issue continues to grow...
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Deputies search for missing girl and father

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Alvin Pierre and his daughter, Kyla Jasmin, were last seen around 1 p.m. in Golden Gate. Jasmin is described as black with dark hair and brown eyes. She is ..
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Troubling voicemail from Cape city manager King: 'I'm comin'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Just a day before Cape Coral city manager, Gary King would learn his employment fate with the city, an ominous voicemail turns up that King admits he left. On th..
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Report: Fla. should share prescription drug data

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state Health Department report says Florida should share data from its new prescription drug monitoring system with other states.    The a..
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Man breaks into occupied residence, victims chase him

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police arrested Quintin Rogers, 18, of Fort Myers, for occupied burglary and grand theft. On Friday, at 1:58 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a..
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