Lee County Homeless Coalition 6th annual dinner and silent auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In Lee County there are an estimated 3,400 persons without a place to call home. The Lee County Homeless Coalition, through a union of many diverse community gro..
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Man attacked with a can of refried beans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - "At first I'm on the stairs, I see across the dance floor he's having an altercation," said victim Carlos Harris. It all started at Neo Lounge in Fort Myers. Wit..
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Progress report on Everglades Blvd./I-75 interchange

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - A proposed interchange at Everglades Blvd and I-75 could be a critical evacuation route for residents in Golden Gate Estates. Moving the project forward is a th..
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Helping Lee County's homeless

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - There are an estimated 3,400 homeless people in Lee County.  On November 9, 2010 the Lee County Board of Commissioners will declare November 14-20 as Nation..
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Common Cents: Christmas Carpool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's hard enough to pay for all those presents this holiday season but what about the amount of gas you waste, going from store to store. We have some tips! Firs..
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Common Cents: Holiday Shopping Apps

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you have a smart phone, then you'll have an extra advantage this holiday shopping season. We've got 5 practical holiday shopping apps that you can download to..
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Space Shuttle Discovery delayed again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery's final launch is off again, this time because of stormy weather. Just before daybreak Thursday, NASA delayed the liftoff until ..
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Let's Eat: Carrabba's

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Eric Yeagle fired up the WINK kitchen to show us how to make Lobster Linguini available now at Carrabba's in Southwest Florida.  Remember Carrabba's this ho..
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Victims upset over no evidence found in alleged club druggings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Victims talk to WINK News about the Collier Sheriff's Office investigation into Blue Martini. The Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday they could not find any ev..
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Timeline of Brian Casey's murders and arrests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Two murders... within five days... and Lee County Sheriff's detectives believe Brian Casey is responsible for both.Ryan Vanderson and Larrick Sikes lost their li..
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I-75 lanes southbound back open after crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Sharp

Another crash on I-75 on the Caloosahatchee Bridge shuts down lanes.  An 18-wheeler used to haul cars crashed on the bridge.  This time southbound at mile marker 143.&nbs..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK investigation uncovers more people being investigated for insurance fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - You have insurance to protect yourself if the worst happens.  But what happens if your insurance company suspects you of bilking the system?  A W..
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81-year-old man arrested for trying to pick up underage girls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An 81 year old man is behind bars, accused of trying to abduct two underage girls as they were walking home from their school bus stops in Fort Myers. The girls ..
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Sweet-tooth burglars steal ice cream, not cash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lee County deputies are on the lookout for a burglar with a serious sweet tooth. A Lehigh woman says thieves stole hundreds of dollars worth of ice cream from ..
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Collier County man arrested in hit-and-run that left three injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Michael Mckenzie Joyner, 53, has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run vehicle crash that left three people injured at the Quarry in Golden Gate on ..
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ONLY ON WINK: WINK News talks to PI about Cape officers alleged abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - E. Clark Sheddon, a private investigator, says graphic photos tell a story of a violent encounter with officer in training - Michael Moore. The victim, Cape resi..
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Accused Lee County killer suspected of another murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit say an accused killer is now responsible for two murders less than a week apart. First Degre..
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Alex Sink concedes, Rick Scott is Florida's next Governor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Around 10:30 am on Wednesday, Alex Sink conceded. Alex Sink said while it was the closest in Florida's history, Rick Scott will be the next Governor. She called ..
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Charlotte County woman arrested in crack cocaine deal by daycare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s undercover Narcotics Unit detectives this morning arrested Treshunda Laverne Platt, 34, Charlotte Harbor. An undercover de..
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Weather outlook worsens for space shuttle launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA managers are meeting to decide whether space shuttle Discovery is safe to lift off on its final mission Thursday. The weather, though, is getting w..
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