Demolition begins on older span of Sunshine Skyway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- Crews have started demolition of the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Pier's original spans. Officials say workers began the process Monday of sawing and removing 27 s..
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Malone discusses privatizing state-backed Citizens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The board chairman of the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. wants to look at the possibility of privatizing the state's largest insurer of business..
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Fla. docs ask judge to block gag law on guns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI- Organizations representing thousands of Florida doctors are asking a Miami federal judge to block enforcement of a first-in-the-nation law restricting what physicians can di..
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CCSO looking for suspect who dropped his wallet in

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a “car-hopping” incident of two unlocked vehicles where the suspect is believed to have dr..
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Police arrest 11 and recover stolen clothing in drug bust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Tuesday July 12, 2011, the Fort Myers Police Department, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal's Task Force, arrested eleven people for selling drugs in the ..
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CEO discusses privatizing state-backed Citizens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The CEO of the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. wants to look at the possibility of privatizing the state's largest insurer of business and h..
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Today's mission: Stockpiling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The 10 astronauts on the orbiting shuttle-station complex can turn all their attention to hauling things back and forth now that their single spacewalk..
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Dr. Kim: Nail bed cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Dr. Michael Kim shows us the signs of cancer of the nail bed and when you should see a doctor.
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St. Matthews House needs food donations for families

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- St. Matthews House in Naples says it needs donations for families in need. Many of the shelves are bare and there is not enough to feed the 150 to 200 families that..
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Children's hospital donates cribs to save babies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The increase happened between 1997 and 2009.. during that time 34 babies in southwest Florida died of suffocation while sleeping with their parents. "It could be lack of space, may..
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Bonita Springs woman reunites with grandchild through Facebook

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Monday afternoon Micki Shirar waited anxiously for a flight to arrive from Houston. She is nervous because her 16 year old granddaughter hope is on board that plane.. the two are m..
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Only on WINK: Swimmer speaks after losing leg in February boating accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A man who was run over by a boat while swimming off of Naples' Vanderbilt Beach breaks his silence exclusively to WINK News. In February, Sal Pucciarelli w..
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Investigators: Lehigh warehouse fire started with exposed wires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- Investigators have determined a fire that devastated a Lehigh Acres warehouse Sunday started accidentally with exposed wires. Fire officials were glued to the..
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ONLY ON WINK:Pizza delivery man robbed at knifepoint speaks out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

NAPLES, Fla.- The pizza delivery man who was robbed at knifepoint last night told WINK News it was one of the scariest moments of his life. "It was pretty scary. I was scared for m..
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Sanibel showcases history with new videos on website

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. -- The city of Sanibel has been using social media such as Facebook, and its city website, to keep the community up to date with current and future events. Now..
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New email hoax hitting SWFL claims to be from IRS

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- A new email scam is attempting to trick taxpayers into giving up very personal information. "I was just checking my emails like I do everyday, and it said from ..
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Cape FD: From fire fight to spot light

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- A Cape Coral home got the Hollywood treatment today. It went from average residence, to production set as Cape Coral Fire Rescue paramedics traded in the fire fi..
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Accident causes road closure on Palm Beach Blvd. in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An accident involving a lawn truck and SUV occurred at Van Buren Street and Palm Beach Boulevard. The accident has caused road closures on Palm Beach Boulevard at..
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30 years after death, Harry Chapin legacy lives on in food bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

It was thirty years ago this week that singer and songwriter Harry Chapin died in a car crash in New York state.    His legacy lives on in the food bank that bears h..
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Parents mourn loss, while questions remain how 2-year-old drowned in pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - While two Immokalee parents mourn the loss of their little girl who drowned in a swimming pool Monday, questions still remain how the girl was able to enter the n..
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