IT'S YOUR MONEY- Taxpayers question Collier County's purchase of full body scanner for jail inmates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- It's your money- and a quarter of a million dollars of it is being spent to keep contraband out of the Naples Jail. But two months after its installation, som..
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300-acre fire burns in Glades County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HIGHLANDS, GLADES COUNTY, Fla.- As of Monday evening, The Florida Division of Forestry is fighting a wildfire on Lykes Property, Just North East of Palmdale, Glades County off US 2..
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Call for Action helps solve local woman's banking nightmare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla-- Call for Action helps a Port Charlotte woman solve a banking nightmare. Amy Machado's lender Bank of America closed an unused line of credit she had on her ho..
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More problems found with Cape fire trucks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla - On Monday there were more concerns about Cape Coral's fire trucks. County workers discovered a pressure surge valve was not working on a truck they were inspectin..
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County proposes two new plans for Vanderbilt Beach bathrooms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County is scaling back plans for a new bathroom facility at Vanderbilt Beach. Monday, WINK News learned about two new propsed plans. The first includ..
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Lords of Chaos ring leader back in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Kevin Foster, the mastermind behind a vicious gang that terrorized a town 15 years ago, is asking a judge to leave death row. He was convicted of pulling th..
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Fire burns in Immokalee, drivers may experience delays

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- A fire is burning at Immokalee Road and Sanctuary Road North in Immokalee. There is visible smoke very close to the roadway. Drivers should expect delays in this..
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Two separate fires broke out in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two fires broke out in Lehigh Acres Monday afternoon.  The first fire, located at Elaine Avenue North and 16th Street West in Lehigh Acres, was approxim..
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Houston hospital: Giffords can attend launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOUSTON (AP) - Doctors at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston say Rep. Gabrielle Giffords can fly to Florida this week to watch her astronaut husband rocket into space as commander of..
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Ft. Myers Appears Ready to Bring Riverfront into Downtown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The Ft. Myers city council appears ready to move ahead aggressively with plans to cut a water basin from the Caloosahatchee River, into a part of downtown.   The goal is ..
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FMPD investigating fatal crash of Fort Myers man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The Fort Myers Police Department is investigating a fatal crash near Colonial Boulevard and Fowler Street in Fort Myers. The victim in the crash has been identif..
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Man nabbed for stealing SunTrust Bank roof copper grounding wire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a man who cut and stole copper grounding wire Sunday night off the rooftop of SunTrust Bank, 18501 Murdoc..
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Scott considering closing state-backed insurer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is looking at the possibility of closing the state-backed property insurance company. With more than 1.3 million policyholders, Citizens is..
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Protesters rally against two Florida immigration bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - Hundreds of immigrant activists and their supporters are organizing protests across Florida against two state immigration bills this week. Some are gathering Monday ev..
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Kids participate in Easter egg hunt at Naples Zoo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Children in Collier County celebrated Easter by participating in an Easter egg hunt at the Naples Zoo. 
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Alligator finds its way into woman's bathroom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) - A woman found an unwelcome weekend guest in her bathroom -- a 7-foot alligator. Alexis Dunbar says she screamed and the gator hissed when she found it inside ..
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Scott's Fla. corporate tax repeal on life support

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A revised proposal by Gov. Rick Scott to phase out Florida's corporate income tax is on life support. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee put it on h..
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Police arrest suspect after chase, recover fully-loaded pistol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral Police Officer was working in the 900 Block of Hancock Creek Boulevard South on Friday  at 3:00 p.m when he saw an Oldsmobile drive past him and..
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North Fort Myers Fatal Crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

One person is killed in North Fort Myers after being hit by a car.  Florida Highway Patrol says a man in a wheelchair was crossing the street Sunday night at Hancock Bridge Pa..
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Cape councilors push for Citizens' Police Review Board

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla  - Cape Coral City Council Members are stepping in to set up a Citizens' Police Review Board. Bill Deile and Pete Brandt drafted the new ordinance. Under their..
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