Talks continue of expanding Centennial Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  The city of Fort Myers is discussing using taxpayer dollars to purchase land once meant for a high-rise condo. The land sits right next to Centennial ..
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Jury begins viewing 6 hours of child porn evidence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A jury in a Collier County courtroom is wrapping up for the day, but not before having to view child pornography evidence in a case.  Daniel Guavara-Vil..
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Red tide bloom off coast of Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

GULF OF MEXICO, Fla.- Local biologists are on the hunt for red tide.  WINK News went out on the water Tuesday as a local biologist sampled for the algae that has been spotted ..
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Vehicle crash on NB I-75 affecting traffic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A vehicle has crashed into the Terry overpass on northbound I-75 at mile marker 117. Two people have been injured. All three lanes of traffic are open and mov..
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Pinellas County to stop putting fluoride in water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - The Pinellas County Commission has voted to end its seven-year practice of putting fluoride into the county's drinking water.    Commissioner..
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New speed limits effect 3 Collier County roads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County motorists may notice changes to some speed limit signs as new speed limits along sections of three county roads are now in effect. The Collier County B..
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Biden touts jobs bill at Tampa-area school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says Congress must pass the president's American Jobs Act to stop the widespread teacher layoffs made necessary by local budget s..
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Lee to hire consultant to work with Mn. Twins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County will pay up to 200,000 dollars to hire a consultant to find out what the Minnesota Twins want and need for their spring training home. The consultant w..
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CCSO K9 subdues man hiding in vacant home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man found inside a foreclosed home this morning at 3:55 a.m.Brandon Michael Smiddy, 26, 2251 Lee..
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Naples teacher surprised with $1000 in supplies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Two Southwest Florida teachers are getting a bit of help in the classroom, thanks to Office Max. The office supply giant surprised them with some much needed supplies..
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Trial begins for 30-year-old Fort Myers crime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 67-year-old man is on trial for murder in Lee County. James Sims allegedly shot and killed a man 30 years ago. Police say he hid in California under another man..
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Arrest for exploitation of the elderly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 33-year old Ryan Michael Leach, 5680 Country Walk Lane, Sarasota. He is charged with Exploitation of the Elderly f..
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CCSO identify suspect by his underwear

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested a 14-year-old boy for a vehicle burglary after a witness says he ran, his pants fell down, and revealed his red u..
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Cape police identify Walmart theft suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- In an update to this case, Cape Coral Police have made two arrests in connection with a September 10th theft at Walmart. Police arrested Myra Burnett and Jessica ..
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Cape police make arrest in home invasion robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Monday October 3rd at 1:30 in the afternoon, Cape Coral Police were dispatched to 4539 Pelican Blvd for what was initially reported as a disturbance with weapo..
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Surveillance snag shot of smoke seeking robber

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is seeking the public's help identifying a heavyset male who held up a Cape convenience store, walking away with a carton of ciga..
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Tampa judge angered by no-shows for jury duty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Circuit Judge Gregory Holder has issued a warning to Hillsborough County residents who failed to show up for jury duty this week.    Holder says t..
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Florida Gov. has kept open fundraising account

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is working again when it comes to raising money.    Scott's political organization - called Let's Get to Work - had been lar..
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ONLY ON WINK: dramatic sea rescue off Marco Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

ISLE OF CAPRI, Fla.- A sea tow crew heard a dramatic call for help over its radio and responded to find 21 people bobbing in the water.
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Suncoast Estates residents discuss road problems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - About 70 people living in Suncoast Estates turned out Monday night to discuss problem roads in their neighborhoods. Lee County commissioner Tammy Hall held ..
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