SWAT situation ends with attempted murder arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Sunday afternoon, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives charged 35 year-old Roy Lee Poore of 6200 Rumford Street, Punta G..
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Missing 80 year-old Lehigh man found safely

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

UPDATE:Enrique Ramirez is safe and was located with relatives in Naples. ORIGINAL RELEASE: LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in loc..
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Pirate Fest invades Fort Myers Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. With guns and gold hundreds of pirates converged on Fort Myers Beach for the sixth annual Pirate Festival this weekend."There's no other event like this on t..
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'Occupy' supporters show despite downpour

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hundreds of supporters showed for the first Occupy Fort Myers meeting, despite torrential rain for hours. The group took to social media to relay their message a..
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Feds arrest four in SWFL bank robberies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Federal prosecutors have arrested four men on robbery charges, including two suspects in a violent armed robbery in Fort Myers in August.The U.S. Attorney's offi..
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More Occupy Wall Street protests planned in FL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - People in cities throughout Florida are gathering to organize protests similar to the Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York.    Meetings are plan..
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Scott clarifies jobs promise from campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott again is revising his stance on the jobs promise he made during last year's campaign.    Scott recently insisted he never sa..
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Casey Anthony takes video deposition in civil case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Disguised in sunglasses and a baseball cap, Casey Anthony was deposed Saturday for a civil lawsuit that accuses her of ruining another woman's reputation. ..
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80 year-old Lehigh man reported missing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing adult. On Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 12:31 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff&r..
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Domestic abuse survivor walks, defies the odds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Teresa McKenzie calls herself a survivor. It was months abuse that led to a final violent night in January - a night that changed her life. October is Domestic V..
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Local Fitness Couple on Dr. Phil

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns


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Paddlers hit the water for March of Dimes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NAPLES, Fla.- Local paddlers gathered in Naples Saturday morning to compete in a one-mile charity race to benefit March of Dimes. Mark Garcy owns Naples Marina and Excursions and o..
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Parents and coaches more aware of concussions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - The number of ER visits by kids for brain injuries increased dramatically in the last decade. According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control, nearly ..
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Cape Coral soldier returns home for good

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - On the day marking ten years of fighting overseas, Spc. Michael Araujo got his medical discharge papers, bringing his time in the active military to an end. In 2..
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SWFL families reflect on 10 years in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - As the U.S. reaches the 10-year mark of fighting in Afghanistan, military families in Southwest Florida reflect on the past decade and what it means to them. Fri..
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Art Walk helps to boost downtown business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Three years ago, Art Walk in downtown Fort Myers was born.  Since then, the economy has been on a roller coaster.  Businesses tell WINK News, Art Walk..
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Man on a job seeking mission tells his story

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEE COUNTY, FL-The national unemployment numbers are in.103,000 jobs were added last month. A 5-month job seeking mission Scott Abrams says that's what it took to land his fulltime..
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Virtual school is on the rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A growing number of parents are now choosing not to send their kids to a traditional school and the decision isn't sitting well with educators. Carlos Suarez explains.
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Deputies involved in shooting incident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday, October 7, 2011 at 12:07 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance at 8441 Hart Drive in the Suncoast Estates are..
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New email scam claims to be from US Postal Service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A new email scam is hitting Southwest Florida inboxes- this one, claiming to be from the U.S. Postal Service. But one click could compromise the safety of you..
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