US Rep. Giffords picks wake-up song for shuttle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - After a poignant wake-up song requested by wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords for her astronaut husband, Endeavour and the two other space shuttles ea..
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Punta Gorda war hero arrested after helping injured woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Early Sunday morning a shot rang out in downtown Punta Gorda.  Several people had gotten into an argument in a local bar that had spilled out into the street..
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Lightning likely cause of several brush fires in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE & COLLIER COUNTIES, Fla.- Lightning caused several fires across Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties, according to Division of Forestry. A wildfire burning in the Picayune S..
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Police arrest Cape man on felony charges after morning brawl with neighbors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Officer Alex Mino-Ramirez responded to a reported disturbance at 614 SE 46th Terrace on Monday at 9:15 a.m. Upon arrival, Officer Mino-Ramirez was greeted by Darr..
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Portion of Burnt Store Road closed for approximately six months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-  Burnt Store Road, between US 41 and Acline Road, over the Alligator Creek Bridge will be closed beginning on Tuesday, May 17.  CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -..
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Cape Police use forensics to make burglary arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A citizen called Cape Coral Police and reported that that he heard someone banging on the front door and ringing the doorbell of his home located at 1421 SE 20th ..
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WINK EXCLUSIVE: Pregnant woman stabbed, left for dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Twenty one year-old Kelsey Roberson's body is riddled with stab wounds. But she feels lucky. She thought she lost her baby. Roberson says she was trying to sell ..
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Pet Connection: May 17th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

Harry is a terrier mix available for adoption now. Veterinarian Whitney Whitford shares tips for National Dog Bite Preevntion Week.
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Lei the Way event raises money for ropes course in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Punta Gorda, Fla.-    Almost 7 years after Hurricane Charley there are still some things in Charlotte County that remain damaged. One of those things is the rop..
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Latest best seller raising questions about e-book piracy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANIBEL, Fla. - Amazon's latest best-selling book is raising some eyebrows, both about its subject matter, and about digital piracy. A New Hampshire dad wrote the children's-style ..
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South Fort Myers High School student saves teen from near drowning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

BONITA BEACH, Fla. -- A Bonita Beach teen is being called a hero for rescuing another teen in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend. The South Fort Myers High School student says he..
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Affordable housing project complete

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez


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Addicted to technology?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Are you hooked on your cell phone? How many phone numbers can you dial without the help of your "contacts" list? When you look at your friends do you think th..
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Real Estate company hires security guard to watch house, attacks thieves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A real estate company, tired of having their property burglarized over and over again decides to fight back!They hired an armed former marine to keep watch and di..
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ONLY ON WINK: Fast food thief takes wallet 'to go'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Surveillance cameras catch a thief in action, running off with a man's wallet at a local McDonalds. John Guard says he was at the fast food restaurant on C..
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Lee County to Push Again for Carpooling to and from Downtown Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It tried before, and met with not much success.  Now, Lee Co. government is trying a second time to promote carpooling to and from downtown Ft. Myers. "I bel..
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Vandals spray paint mural in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Vandals covered a mural in Naples with vulgar language and inappropriate symbols by using green and red spray paint. Michelle Tricca, a Naples-area woman, has..
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Alligator is an unexpected visitor at a local bed & breakfast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Clift McMahon is used to hosting vacationers at his Port Charlotte bed & breakfast. But early Saturday morning, he and wife Joanne, got the surprise of th..
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Police: Cape couple likely died in murder-suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A preliminary investigation into the deaths of two Cape Coral residents lead detectives to believe that it was a murder-suicide, according to the Cape Coral Poli..
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1st SWFL e-Cigarette stores opens doors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Southwest Florida's first e-cigarette retail store has finally opened its doors.Scott and Lorrie Covington, owners of Vapin in the Cape, at 909 SE 47th Terrace #..
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