Remembering Charley

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

ST. JAMES CITY, Fla. - Seven years ago this Saturday, countless lives were changed when Hurricane Charley slammed into Southwest Florida. 10 people were killed in the storm, which ..
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Fort Myers Police investigating multiple shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Shots fired at three separate Fort Myers locations all before 5:30 Sunday morning, leaving one dead, three others injured and police wondering how or if they..
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Tropical Storm Franklin forms well away from land

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say the sixth named storm of the Atlantic season has formed well off the U.S. East Coast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Saturday morni..
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3-year-old collapses at Fla. store, dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old child who collapsed at a cell phone store. They say that at about 8 p.m. Friday, a couple and their..
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Stuff the bus event helps Lee county students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The school year is underway but some families can't afford school supplies.WINK-TV and 96.9 WINK FM partnered with the Lee county School District to "stuff the bus" and get school ..
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Stuff the bus event helps Lee county students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The school year is underway but some families can't afford school supplies.WINK-TV and 96.9 WINK FM partnered with the Lee county School District to "stuff the bus" and get school ..
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Bank customers concerned robbers still on loose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla -- Friday morning three men walked into a Fort Myers Wells Fargo Bank and they are still on the loose.  The crooks were armed with handguns and an AK-47, holdi..
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Seminole Boosters, university to swap land parcels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet are being asked to approve a land swap that would give the "Seminole Boosters" a prime piece of property to develop..
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Death sought for mom accused of killing teens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors in Tampa say they will seek the death penalty for a woman accused of killing her two teenage children in January.    State Attorney Ma..
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Police searching for armed bank robbers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A manhunt for the three men who held up a Fort Myers bank at gunpoint is still ongoing. The men were last seen in their White Dodge Minivan driving toward Lehigh..
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Spirit of Liberty Foundation stops in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A pair of patriotic Jeeps is crossing the country and they made a pit stop in Southwest Florida today. Every mile traveled is just another way to say thank you to..
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Fire at Diamondhead Resort on Fort Myers Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- A small fire forced an evacuation at the Diamondhead Resort on Fort Myers Beach Friday afternoon. An air conditioning unit caught fire and sent smoke though..
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FBI launches new Child ID App

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Kearney and Barbara Hall say keeping track of 18-month old grandson Kellan isn't easy."This one will take off in a second. You have to watch them every second but..
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Ex-Fla. education commissioners still on payroll

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida doesn't have one, or even two education commissioners earning a paycheck right now. Try three.    Newly-hired Education Commissioner..
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Bank robbery at Fifth Third Bank in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies said a man with a gun robbed an East Naples bank Friday afternoon. The Collier County Sheriff's Office has released bank surveillance video images...
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Plane crash reported in Desoto County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. - A plane crash lands, and bursts into flames. Now investigators are trying to figure out what went wrong.DeSoto County deputies say Friday afternoon, five peop..
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Spending Millions for space that may not be needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee Co. is spending 5.6 million dollars to remodel part of the justice center in Fort Myers. The project will create more space for the clerk's office and its wor..
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FM businesses fear effects of no swim advisories

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The no swimming advisory at several popular beaches has some local businesses worried. High levels of bacteria found at Bonita Park Beach, Bowditch Beach an..
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Scott defends utilizing low-cost health care plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Governor Rick Scott responded to criticism that he participates in Florida's taxpayer-subsidized health care insurance plan for state employees by saying that ..
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Governor meets protesters during Walmart visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott's visit to an Orlando-area Walmart to promote the state's back-to-school tax holiday Friday was met with a handful of hecklers and prot..
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