Fla. teen killed in tubing accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teenager has died in a tubing accident after crashing into a rocky canal.    A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Comm..
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Fla. on alert as Hurricane Irene strengthens

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - As Hurricane Irene pummeled Puerto Rico, South Florida emergency officials directed staff to halt routine operations and switch strictly to storm mode Monday. &nb..
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Armored truck guard fatally shot at Fla. casino

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Four suspects have been charged with robbing and killing an armored truck guard who was making a stop at a Miami casino.    Authorities sa..
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Cape Church fights trash tab

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fl - Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist say their facility on Country Club Boulevard produces no trash and therefore should not have to pay for trash coll..
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The Dougherty siblings are due in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) - The Dougherty  siblings are due in court today in the southern Colorado county where they're expected to be tried for an alleged multistate crim..
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T.S. Irene takes aim for Puerto Rico

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

Track the latest on the storm at WINK News Hurricane Central SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Tropical Storm Irene barreled toward Puerto Rico late Sunday after hitting St. Croix, pack..
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Cupcake bakery takes off in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

For years, Denise Brickner whipped up cookies and cakes for her family in her Cape Coral home.It quickly became her favorite hobby and cooking programs showed cupcake shops were po..
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Thousands raised for 9 year old burn victim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A fundraiser for a boy badly burned after playing with a lit gasoline container raises thousands for his family, and that's just the beginning. 9 year old Logan..
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Tropical Storm Irene forms in Atlantic

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI, Fla. - Tropical storm Irene has formed east of the Leeward Islands, and the storm's current forecast track puts Florida in its forecast cone.A tropical storm warning has bee..
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Brotherhood Ride sets off from Naples for NYC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - A 1,600 mile journey is underway from Naples to New York to honor the first responders who died on September 11, 2001.Local firefighters and officers were amon..
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Arrest made in four Charlotte knife robberies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Charlotte County deputies arrest a man accused of holding up a series of stores with a knife.The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says the first armed robbe..
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Collier deputies investigate Saturday robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County deputies are investigating an afternoon armed robbery.    It happened at a GNC store on Airport Pulling Road just befoRE 4pm Satu..
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Suspicious fire under investigation in Iona

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Arson investigators are looking into a fire that broke out in the Iona area of Fort Myers Friday night.There've been a dozen suspicious fires in that area recentl..
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Fatal accident on I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

ESTERO, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol says one person was killed and two were hospitalized after an accident on I-75 this morning.The driver of an SUV traveling south on the hi..
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ONLY ON WINK: Crash kills husband, pregnant wife

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - A two vehicle crash near Miami Lakes left 3 people dead and two people in the hospital. It happened on southbound Interstate 75 Friday morning. Of the 3 people kille..
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Collier leaders weigh in on shocking housing video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News took our exclusive video of vandalized and unfinished homes in a county-run program right to Collier's top leaders to see what they say. ..
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Scott transition emails deleted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - E-mails written by Gov. Rick Scott and some members of his transition team were deleted in a possible violation of law.    The e-mails were ..
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FGCU installing solar panel system in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- It's your money- and Florida Gulf Coast University is spending over $200,000 in taxpayer dollars for solar paneling.164 precisely-placed solar panels promise to cut F..
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Police search for Cold Stone Creamery robber

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Cold Stone Creamery in Naples on Friday afternoon. At approximately 4:15 p.m., deputies say a man of either white or H..
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Naples traffic backup on Pine Ridge Road

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Emergency crews are dealing with a transformer blowing near the intersection of Pine Ridge Road and Airport-Pulling Road, as reported by our partners at the Naples Da..
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