1 dead after explosion at Fla. utility substation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - One person has died and two others were seriously injured after fire officials said a transformer exploded at a central Florida utility substation. Kiss..
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September 11 memorial tours SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

A southwest Florida artist is paying tribute to the victims of September 11 in a big way. As the 10th anniversary approaches, she is memorializing each of those who lost their life..
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Mother charged $20K for late son's body

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A teenager dies in China and now his mother says the country is charging her $20,000 to get his body back - money she doesn't have. Paula Kemp's 19 year old son,..
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Teen accused of killing sister in fight over phone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Investigators say a 17-year-old girl shot and killed her 14-year-old foster sister in a fight over a cell phone. The girl appeared in a Pensacola c..
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Bail denied for 3 charged with financing Taliban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami federal judge has ensured that an elderly Muslim cleric and both of his sons will remain in custody until trial on charges of financially supporting the Pakist..
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Aquatics program helps local man take first steps

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

SANIBEL, Fla. - A walk on the beach is one of life's simple pleasures. But for Jamie Pickett, his trip to Bowman's Beach on Sanibel Island Saturday morning was truly remarkable. It..
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Governor Scott's chef competes in seafood cook-off

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Chef John Minas says his menu of Florida black grouper, avocado crème fraiche and spicy shrimp toast "tastes like the state of Florida on a pla..
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Fla. man wrestles gun from ATM robber

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A heroic Florida man came to his girlfriend's rescue after a gunman tried to rob her while she retrieved money from a St. Petersburg ATM. Anthony H..
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Former US congressman Tim Mahoney charged with DUI

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - Former U.S. Congressman Tim Mahoney was arrested on a DUI charge after police said they found him sleeping in his parked car on a South Florida road early Saturday.&nb..
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Study says eating healthy could cost hundreds more

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - This year, the USDA unveiled its new version of the food pyramid, known as MyPlate. It advises eaters to fill half of their plates with fruits and veggies, and t..
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Memorial race honors biker killed on Causeway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- It was early May. Tracey Kleinpell and her husband were on one of their usual weekend bike rides. As they were crossing the Sanibel Causeway, a truck veered over..
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New information in Harlem Heights murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Homicide detectives have made an arrest on this case. 84 year-old Mobley Madison was arrested at approximately 9:30 PM. Mobley was charged with Second Degree..
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Casey Anthony "look-alike" attacked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

L. Concetta Graves is an Orlando author who uses her facebook page to help promote her new book. But this past week she's been posint almost daily horror stories of her own life, a..
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Latest advisory on the remnants of Emily

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Emily is no longer a tropical storm, rather a trough of low pressure. Heavy rains continue over Hispaniola. As of Thursday. the remnants of Emily were centered near latitude 19.0 n..
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$85,000 for Former Edison College Job Applicant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Dr. Vivian Lilly will receive $85,000 in a settlement of her claim of discrimination against Edison St. College.   Trustees voted unanimously to approve the settlement, d..
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One man being questioned after deadly shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- WINK News has learned a younger woman has died after shots rang out at a home on Straight Street near Gladiolus Drive just before 7 p.m. Friday.  Deputies ..
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Cape Coral city, veterans start hydroponic garden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

   CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Hydroponic farms are starting to sprout across the area.    One Cape Coral organization is using this growing trend to help get veterans ..
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Crooks steal copper, cause gas leak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Three people are arrested for stealing a gas meter and water pipes, causing a gas leak.
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Fort Myers teens steal vehicles for a joy ride

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A wild crime spree coming to a end for two Fort Myers teenagers that police say involved the stealing of trucks, cars and guns.John Hesse says he's glad to have h..
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BBB reports scammers targeting unemployed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Job seekers are being warned to be extra cautious when applying for work online. Experts say scammers are now prowling for a new victim: the unemployed. "You're v..
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