Husband walks into Collier County hospital, shoots & kills estranged wife

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County woman is dead and the gunman is seriously injured, after shots are fired inside Physicians Regional Medical Center in Collier County. Deputi..
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Naples cupcake shop makes it to reality TV show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples cupcake shop is duking it out on the tube for the sweetest treats around. Sassy Cakes was featured on a reality television bake-off on the Food Network Tues..
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Warm weather, construction causing snakes to slither toward SWFL homes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Watch your step... and maybe your seat. Warmer weather and construction projects are sending snakes right into some Southwest Florida homes. Experts say most of t..
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Exclusive: WINK News takes you inside an undercover drug bust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Undercover narcotics detectives risk their lives to get drugs and dealers off the streets. WINK News got a rare and first-hand look into the high-paced life of lo..
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Casey Anthony acquitted, prosecutor announces retirement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

ORLANDO, Fla.- After almost three years of intense scrutiny, Casey Anthony is acquitted in the death of her 2 year-old daughter Caylee Anthony. Her family released a statement via ..
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Fort Myers Beach renourishment progressing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The beaches on Estero Island are getting a makeover. Beach re-nourishment crews are starting the third phase... behind the Pink Shell resort. Using pipes, contractors will pump a t..
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Punta Gorda man tips off Police Officers about his crime spree.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- A Punta Gorda man may have inadvertently tipped off police about a crime he was committing. According to Police reports it all started when Martin Chiaravalloti c..
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Freedom swim brings hundreds to Charlotte Harbor on Independence Day.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Hundreds of people gathered on Independence day morning on the shore of the peace river.  They came to swim across the Peace River. The freedom swim is a..
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Area animal shelters full after 4th of July holiday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Every month about 1000 animals enter Lee County Domestic Animal Services. Statistics show around the 4th, those numbers increase, especially when it comes to dog..
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Naples budget cuts include summer camps and after school programs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The city of Naples is slashing its budget and making cuts to save money and your kids may be the ones who suffer. One summer camp program and an after school ..
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Neighbors worry about speeders, lack of sidewalk in area of fatal crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- A pedestrian was struck and killed Tuesday morning while walking along Deep Creek Blvd. at Compana Court in the Deep Creek area of Port Charlotte. Florida ..
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Historic district residents fight back against possible commercial development

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Some people who live in the Dean Park historic district in Ft. Myers are fighting back against possible plans for commercial development on the edge of their neig..
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Locals react to Casey Anthony verdict

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Shocked, upset and surprised are some of the words to describe people who gathered to watch the Casey Anthony verdict. A group looked on while having lunch in Do..
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Riley moved to Florida to recover from injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley is still recovering from injuries suffered last week in a motorcycle crash in Alaska, but now he's closer to home. Riley was f..
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Body discovered near Punta Rassa Boat Ramp identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Late Monday morning a man launching his boat near the Sanibel Causeway made a gruesome discovery -- a body floating near the Punta Rassa boat ramp. The victim has..
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DCF links mentally ill with paid internships

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State welfare workers are starting a program to help mentally ill Floridians find jobs. The Department of Children and Families announced Tuesday it will l..
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Defense attorney: 'no winners' in Anthony verdict

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The lead defense attorney for Casey Anthony says he is happy that his client was found not guilty of killing her toddler daughter, but that there are no winner..
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25 injured when tanker truck rear ends S. Fla. bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARGATE, Fla. (AP) - A collision between a South Florida transit bus and a gasoline tanker truck has left 25 passengers injured. Margate Fire Rescue Division Chief Dan Booker says ..
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Fla. Dems struggle to capitalize on Latino surge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida Democrats have seen their registration numbers swell in recent years, due in large part to a surge in Hispanic voters. But despite their success on pap..
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Storms may wash out last space shuttle launch Fri.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's last space shuttle launch this week may have to contend with lousy weather. Shuttle weather officer Kathy Winters said Tuesday there's a 60 perce..
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