CCSO arrests drug trafficker on 11 charges in Englewood East home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Warrants Unit officers, acting on a tip Wednesday, went to an Englewood East home at 6960 Mamouth Street to make a warran..
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CCSO arrests 2 crack cocaine dealers in public housing project in Murdock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two drug dealers in two separate sting operations in a public housing project in Murdock Wednesd..
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Astronauts getting time off in space, finally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - After a hectic week in orbit, the astronauts on NASA's last space shuttle flight got some time off Thursday to savor their historic experience. "This is..
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Woman sentenced to 2 years for lockdown threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for making threats involving guns and schools that led to a massive lockdown affectin..
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Water safety tips

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla.- Water safety is important at any age, but is especially crucial if you have babies or toddlers in your home.  Here to discuss this and more is Dr. Anne..
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Comedian Thai Rivera stops by the WINK studio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla.- His blend of sarcasm, edge and charm is the can't-miss recipe for a night full of laughter.  This weekend, you have a chance to see Thai Rivera live at..
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Scammers use merger to trick customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- While Philip Belviso cooked dinner in his Cape Coral home Tuesday night, he got an alarming text message. "It said that if I don't call this number within a certa..
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Names released in overnight crash in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Update: 8am    New information about the bicyclist hit on McGregor boulevard overnight in Fort Myers.      The Florida Highway Patrol says 3..
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Golden Gate Estates man facing possible jail time & fine for March 18 fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. -- A Golden Gate Estates man is facing fines of nearly $9,000 and could go to jail for a fire that put dozens of homes in danger. The brush fire broke ou..
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30-acre retail/residential center coming to Lehigh?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - There are signs of the economic recovery in Lehigh Acres. A developer wants to turn an open plot of land into a bustling business and residential center. It's ..
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ONLY ON WINK: Police use flyers to find new leads in unsolved cases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department hit the streets armed with information hoping to get new leads on old cases. Police distributed flyer..
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Travelers weigh in on Homeland Security airport breach findings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. --Seven airport security breaches a day: That number comes from the Department of Homeland Security. They say -- it adds up to more than 25,000 security scares si..
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Three thieves caught on camera "dropping" in to store for burglary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- Brazen burglars "literally"  drop into a Lee County convenience store. The owner of The Villas Convenience Grocery Mart says, "Right here, that's where they br..
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Snakes slithering into southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's not your average day at work. This weekend, Scott Flavelle got a call to the Verizon Wireless store on Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers, to get a four and a..
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Filing for unemployment will be online-only starting in August

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some major changes are on the way when it comes to how Floridians file for unemployment benefits. The changes are aimed at cutting state costs and getting more of..
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ONLY ON WINK: Employees get first look inside charred warehouse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- Days after a fire devastated a Lehigh Acres warehouse, the owners of the building are getting the green light to go inside and salvage what they can. Wednesda..
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Long-awaited expansion begins at local VFW post

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.-- For thousands of U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan, a homecoming is on the horizon. In an address to the nation last month, President Barack Obama laid out ..
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Electric bills have more people turning to United Way

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla -  The hot weather means higher electric bills. But with the economy the way it is more people are having trouble paying the bill. One local agency knows this ..
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9 injured in central Florida bus crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say nine people were injured when a car rear-ended a central Florida commuter bus. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the Lynx bus was stopped..
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Fla. Gov. Scott keeps promises, loses popularity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - In office just six months, Gov. Rick Scott has kept his campaign promises and then some: cutting corporate taxes, reducing the size of government, drug tes..
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