New milestone in construction of Marco Island's new Jolley Bridge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Marco Island is celebrating a major milestone in the construction of it's new bridge. Crews are putting the final touches on the new Jolley Bridge this week and..
Read More

City Councilman reacts to withdrawal plan as son serves first tour of duty in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers city councilman Tom Leonardo is reacting to the president's plan just weeks after his son Tim began his first tour of duty in Afghanistan. Leonardo say..
Read More

LCSO asks for help finding suspects who stole from Estero grandmother

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects who ripped off an 85-year-old grandmother while she was..
Read More

Several fires burn in Charlotte Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Cape Coral firefighters are working to put out a Charlotte County fire between Burnt Store Road and US 41 just south of Zemel Road. The area consists o..
Read More

Search underway for North Port killer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

NORTH PORT, Fla - The search is on for a gunman who killed a man and injured a woman. It happened at a North Port home late Tuesday night. Investigators were on scene all nigh..
Read More

Funding merit pay in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A merit pay plan in South Florida could help the Lee County School District find money for performance pay for teachers.  The Miami-Dade County School Distr..
Read More

Collier Co. brush fire burns 42 acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A brush fire at Corkscrew Road and Wildcat Drive in Immokalee burned 42 acres Tuesday night, according to Division of Forestry. The fire has sparked up since,..
Read More

Deadly shooting investigation in North Port

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: The name of the deceased victim is Robert Mann, 32, and the name of the victim who was treated for a gunshot wound is Katrina Stoner, 28. Both ..
Read More

Scott signs bill to cut $210M in water taxes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Wednesday intended to cut property taxes paid to the state's water management districts, but the move also will likely to..
Read More

Last space shuttle crew practices for July launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The four astronauts who will bid goodbye to the space shuttle program are practicing at the launch pad this week for their July 8 send-off. Commander Ch..
Read More

Trailer fire leaves Suncoast Estates family homeless

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

Wink News on the scene of breaking news-- a Suncoast Estates family is homeless after a fire rips through through their trailer.  The fire broke out around 4:40 this morning.&..
Read More

Another Immokalee firefighter takes severance package, 7th one to leave department

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

IMMOKALEE, Fla. -- A seventh Immokalee firefighter is leaving the department. He took a severance package on Tuesday evening during a special board meeting. The firefighter is lea..
Read More

Collier County Sheriff blogs for children's museum website

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk is taking his safety tips into the 21st century. The sheriff is Blogging on the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples C'mon webs..
Read More

Only on WINK: Bike rider speaks out after surviving hit & run in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- A Naples man says he was a target of road rage. He is speaking out after surviving a hit and run, while riding his bike. Deputies arrested the driver and charged ..
Read More

Fort Myers mother arrested for backing over child with car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- 5-year-old Gabe Ferguson looks well one month after what family says was a terrible accident. Gabe's great-grandmother Shirley Moore says she fears the worst sc..
Read More

Hydro technology helps keep firefighters cool in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- Fighting brush fires in the Florida heat can be downright brutal. "First of all they are putting on very heavy gear they are going into the fire they are he..
Read More

Southwest Florida communities struggling to find funding for holiday fireworks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- The Englewood Rotary Club boasts of having the biggest fireworks display in the area. "We know for a fact that ours will be the largest show on the west coas..
Read More

Fort Myers may start testing Caloosahatchee waters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The city of Fort Myers could soon start testing the water in the Caloosahatchee and its not going to cost taxpayers a thing. Its a proposed plan that will tie riv..
Read More

30-acre brush fire burns in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A 30-acre brush fire is burning about one mile south of SR 82 in Lehigh Acres, according to Division of Forestry. There is a lot of smoke in the area. At this t..
Read More

Pets being poisoned in Contra Costa Co subdivision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott, who campaigned on a job-creation platform, has signed a new law designed to help former felons get to work. The 46 bills Scott signed into..
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×