CCSO arrests 3 following car thefts and crashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office updated information concerning a crash in Charlotte County Friday afternoon of a stolen Fort Lauderdale car. Then around 4:..
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Federal judge hearing arguments on drug test law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal court judge in Orlando is hearing arguments about the constitutionality of a Florida law that requires state welfare applicants to take drug tests be..
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Fort Myers shooting victim dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The victim of the shooting that took place on Sunday evening has died. On Sunday, at 7:58 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting at 2909 Blo..
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Fla. woman shot and killed while riding bicycle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Police say a woman was shot and killed as she rode a bicycle in Clearwater.    Clearwater police say the woman who is believed to be in her 3..
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Punta Gorda BBQ king gets a permanant home.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- If you spend any amount of time in Charlotte County, you probably know the name "Big John Lloyd.  That's because for 39 years, Lloyd has been making some of ..
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New video released of food bank theft.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

FORT MYERS Fla.- Last week the Fort Myers Police Department released surveillance video that shows thiefs stealing a 2005 international refrigerator truck from the Harry Chapin Foo..
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Kids give up birthday presents for soldiers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - September is a time for parties at the Lubick household in Cape Coral. That's because there are four children's birthdays, for two sets of twins, only a week apa..
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Distance swimmer continues trek from Cuba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

MIAMI (AP) - Endurance athlete Diana Nyad soldiered on despite a painful jellyfish sting to the face and kept up her swimming ultramarathon Sunday, about halfway through a grueling..
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Health officials warn of beef recall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WASHINGTON (AP) - Amarillo-based Palo Duro Meat is recalling 40,000 pounds of frozen fine ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. The U.S. Department of Ag..
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Convenience store robbed, clerk killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County deputies are investigating an armed robbery that happened early Sunday morning near the intersection of Tice and Ortiz in Tice. The Sheriff's Office r..
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Cain wins Fla. GOP straw poll, Perry finishes 2nd

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - If Florida Gov. Rick Scott is right, then Herman Cain will be the next president of the United States.    Scott boldly predicted Saturday before..
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Car theft spree ends in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested one of four men following the crash in Charlotte County of a stolen Ft. Lauderdale car, and then stealing a van t..
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Golf tournament raises $3,000 for cancer research

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- For the last ten years the residents of Del Tura Country Club in North Fort Myers have teamed up to walk for breast cancer awareness.But just one year after they ..
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Golfing for breast cancer awareness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A golf tournament at Pelican Preserve Golf Club in Fort Myers on Saturday morning raised funds for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Can..
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Satellite crashes to Earth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WASHINGTON (AP) - Details are still sketchy. But NASA's dead six-ton satellite fell to Earth early today, starting its fiery death plunge somewhere over the vast Pacific Ocean.&nbs..
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Only on WINK: Child hit by car in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Only on WINK: Some scary moments in a Collier County neighborhood after a car slams into a little boy.  It happened at 1730 Sunshine Blvd. just before ..
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Car slams into Collier County home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A driver is expected to be fine after the car he was driving slammed into a Collier County home Friday night.  It happened just before 7p.m. on 55th Te..
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Golden Gates home hit by lightning Friday night

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A Golden Gate Estates family in Collier County is thankful they weren't hurt after lightning struck their house Friday night.It happened just before 6 p.m. ..
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Collier County housing employees fired

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Several Collier County housing employees are out of a job.  The county's director of communication told WINK News Marcy Krumbine was terminated on Wedn..
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Comcast starts internet program for needy families

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Struggling families in Southwest Florida can now get easier access to technology. Friday, Comcast launched its "Internet Essentials" program, through which, a f..
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