Scheduled water outage in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Utilities will be shutting off the water from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 to complete a water main tie-in. The water wil..
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After 2 Months, Teen Finally Buried

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A 19 year old who died in China was laid to rest after family member fought for 2 months to get his body returned. Tylar Dobbins' body returned to SWFL last week..
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Register Your Emergency Contact Info Week in FL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - If you are involved in a crash, who would you want police to notify? In Florida, residents have the ability to make that decision before an emergency strikes. T..
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Norman Love Confections on WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Chef Norman Love and pastry Chef Nathaniel Reid made appearances on WINK News Weekend
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SWFL chocolatier expands business and products

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Over the last ten years the hand made chocolates crafted by Chef Norman Love have made a sweet impression on southwest Florida and around the world."Over the years..
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Green expo shows new technology, schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Something looked strange at the Southwest Florida Green Futures Expo. A solar panel was charging, indoors.The technology is being installed on a 10-year-old Dod..
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Police: Man Staged August Robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - Police say a convenience store manager staged a robbery to help pay off gambling debt. 48 year old Aiman Barbour told Naples police in August that he was robbed of a..
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Police: Man Staged August Robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - Police say a convenience store manager staged a robbery to help pay off gambling debt. 48 year old Aiman Barbour told Naples police in August that he was robbed of a..
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Ed Pope announces bid for Sheriff's Office.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Former State Trooper Ed Pope made an official announcement on the steps of the Charlotte Sheriff's office that he is looking to be the next Sheriff of Charlotte C..
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Denise Amber Lee tragedy recalled in book.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Charlotte County Fla. - On January 23, 2008. Sergeant Rick Goff said goodbye to his daughter forever.  Five days earlier, Michael King kidnapped raped and killed Goff's daught..
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Cops and Joggers 5K in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- No one should run from the law...so why not run with the law? Saturday morning, hundreds of joggers ran with cops for a good cause."We wanted to find something th..
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Crimestoppers auction features Monroe Memorabilia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is hosting their 4th annual Broadway Series fundraiser. This year the musical “Sugar, The Some Like It Hot Musical” will be playing at ..
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Power restored to thousands in Lehigh, Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Officials say an issue with a transmission line in Buckingham turned lights out for 47,000 people. It happened just before 2 this morning. A spokesperson for LCEC..
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Florida moves Presidential Primary date

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Lee County, Fla - Florida is under fire for moving up its primary date to January 31st. A special committee made the decision Friday morning and it immediately caused frustration a..
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Teen sexting in Florida illegal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Starting October 1st, teenagers in Florida need to think a little more before they text. Sexting among minors will be against the law. Under this new law, which ..
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Immokalee men attacked for being gay

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Two men in Immokalee are still in shock after what they call a personal attack, fueled by hate. 21-year-old Cirildo Soliz and his friend Manuel, who asked to..
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Working from home? You could be breaking the law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Work from home in the Naples city limits?  There's a good chance you could be breaking the law and not even know it.  An out-of date-ordinance on the books..
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Harry Chapin, others, benefit from federal dollars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The government is giving United Way more than $350,000 to help organizations that need it the most. Every year, millions of pounds of food are shuffled through ..
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Historic Sanibel home gets much-needed face lift

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.- A historic home on Sanibel Island is getting a much-needed face lift. The "Morning Glories" house was first built back in 1926. Eighty-five years later, Sanib..
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FDLE investigating Ft Myers deadly shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Thursday's shooting is the Fort Myers Police Department's first deadly shooting in Lee County in more than a year.  Two officers are on paid administrative..
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