Grandfather of burned Charlotte County boy speaks out.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- 9 year old Logan Nelsons charred clothes were still in his grandparents yard this morning. Logan suffered 2nd degree burns over 80 percent of his body after ..
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Cape canal project leaves dirt piles in neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - What started as routine canal maintenance in one Cape Coral neighborhood ended with piles of dirt lining the street. NE 21st Avenue is just one road where the ci..
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What is North Fort Myers alleged hacker accused of doing?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

We've all heard of websites crashing because of too much traffic. Investigators are saying that Scott Arciszewski intentionally caused so many computers to connect to the Infragard..
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Only on WINK: Father of accused internet hacker speaks out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A North Fort Myers man has been arrested at the University of Central Florida in Orlando after he allegedly illegally accessed a website operated by the F..
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Air in 3 Lehigh Fire Stations Found to be Safe from Mold

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- An air testing company says the air in three Lehigh Acres fire stations is safe to breathe.   Air Quality Services reported late Tuesday that tests sh..
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Collier Co. School Board approves major changes for school district

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- UPDATE: The Collier County School Board unanimously approved the changes proposed by Superintendent Kamela Patton on Tuesday, including the reassignment of ..
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ONLY ON WINK: Naples restaurant destroyed in blast gets ready to re-open

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Who can forget when a gas explosion destroyed a popular restaurant in the heart of Naples. Three people were injured in the January blast at Mangrove Cafe. Today, WI..
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Despite allegations, some St. Leo parishioners stand behind priest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- A show of support tonight for an embattled priest. Last night, WINK News showed you how Father Stan Strycharz allegedly spent more than a million dollars of..
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Southwest Floridian's cash in as gold prices hit record high

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Business is good at South Florida Gold Exchange in Fort Myers. With gold prices hitting their highest in history, they're paying more for the metal. But they're a..
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Thieves steal all 10 tires off construction crane in Bonita Springs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A North Fort Myers construction company was left in a puzzling predicament on Monday-- their construction crane was missing all ten tires and wheels. J&W ..
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Fla. justices uphold $28.3 million smoker verdict

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has upheld a $28.3 million verdict won by the family of a deceased smoker against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The justices Tuesday ..
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CCSO Narcs arrest methamphetamine dealer after two drug buys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives Tuesday morning arrested a methamphetamine dealer after two previous drug buys at his home in South Punta Go..
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FEMA agrees to 1.6 million dollar plan to ease flooding in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Kevin Doyle has owned the Celtic Ray in downtown Punta Gorda for 15 years and he knows a thing or two about flooding "Weve had 54 floods by now where water has..
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Neighbor, friend shocked by Fla. party killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A neighbor and a high school classmate say they are shocked by allegations that a Florida teen killed his parents with a hammer and then hosted a party..
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Man who shot teacher claims civil rights violated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 24-year-old man serving time for the fatal shooting of his middle school teacher says his civil rights have been violated.  Beach Post reports t..
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Man uses circular saw to remove son's cast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Fort Lauderdale man was charged with aggravated child abuse after using a 10-inch circular saw to try to remove a cast from his son's h..
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Florida man accused of being nude, armed in forest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say a Florida man faces federal misdemeanor charges after witnesses reported seeing him wandering around a national forest campground naked and ar..
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Board grants waivers for 8 low performing schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Florida Board of Education has approved waivers for eight schools that were in danger of being closed or converted into charters because of low academic performanc..
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Court reverses Fla. school trespass conviction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeal court has reversed a juvenile's conviction because the arresting officer lacked a principal's authorization to enforce Florida's school trespassi..
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Bonita Springs planning "natural" playground downtown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- The city of Bonita Springs is making plans for a new playground downtown, and it's promising the park will be unlike any other in the area. The Depot Park ..
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