Coast Guard changes passenger weight guidelines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Americans' bulging waistlines have pushed the Coast Guard to increase its figure for how much an average passenger weighs. That number is used to ..
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Flea Market thief found with 400 thousand dollars of stolen jewelry, deputies say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

A man accused of burglarizing the Flamingo Island Flea Market is arrested, accused of stealing 400 thousand dollars in jewelry from K & M Fine Jewelry.
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ONLY ON WINK: Naples Homeowner Speaks About Fire That Destroyed 2 Homes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. -- WINK News is on top of a developing story out of east Naples. At least two homes were destroyed in a massive fire Sunday afternoon. The homeowner spoke only to WINK..
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GPS tracking device helps Lee County deputies catch burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Back in February, Wayne Moomjian arrived at Tri-City Pool Service eager and ready to work. All of a sudden it dawned on him that his loaded 9mm handgun and severa..
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Collier man accused of sexually assaulting 12 year-old girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County man is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a young girl. 52 year-old Julien Madel of Immokalee was arrested on Friday nigh..
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FHP investigating a deadly hit and run accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LEHIGH ACRES - Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit and run accident that happened Saturday night. Troopers say an unidentified woman was found by a passerby near a ..
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Fla. police: Girl bites officer during drug arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Police say a teenage girl bit an officer as she was being arrested on drug charges in Daytona Beach. Officers had been looking for the 16-year-old, who wa..
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High food prices impact local food bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Food prices are soaring once again. Extreme world and national weather conditions, damaged crops, the unrest in the Middle East and increased fuel prices are all ..
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Pheonix: Most miserable city in America

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

The Wall Street Journal has found America's most miserable city: Pheonix, Arizona. High gas prices, low employment numbers, and decreasing home values have people there, the most m..
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ONLY ON WINK- Butler alumnus beats the odds against ALS, serves as inspiration for basketball team

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE HAZE, Fla.- Matt White's story is one of survival. The Butler grad was diagnosed with ALS in 2000, a deadly disease with no known cause or cure. The one time Butler track star..
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Cape Coral Pkwy back open after serious accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CAPE CORAL - All lanes of Cape Coral Pkwy have been re-opened after a serious accident caused police to close down the parkway at Skyline Blvd earlier this morning. Cape ..
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Used car prices could soar after Japan quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Mallory Curran is in the market to buy a used SUV. But she may have to fork over a few extra thousand dollars if she waits much longer. "'It's kind of scary..
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Fla. man arrested in dog-fighting operation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been charged after police seized 24 dogs and 100 roosters they say were used in animal fights. Union County Sheriff Major Ga..
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Man charged with opening bridge, endangering train

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jacksonville authorities say a 27-year-old man illegally opened a bridge, forcing a train to make an emergency stop to prevent it from careening into a ri..
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US proposes 2 juries in Fla. insurance fraud trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - Never mind Washington's budget problems. The Justice Department wants to retrofit a Miami federal courtroom with two jury boxes for a massive insurance fraud trial.&nb..
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Names released of 2 people shot at Coyote's Bar & Grille

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT CHARLOTTE , Fla.-UPDATE:  Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives released the names of the two people shot early last Saturday morning following a ..
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One seriously injured in crash at Red Neck Yacht Club

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a serious crash between an ATV and a pickup truck at 9:42 p.m. Friday night at the Red Neck Yacht Club, 44..
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New developments in deputy-involved car accident in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- New details from a Florida Highway Patrol investigation explain the events leading up to a deputy-involved crash in Collier County Thursday night. The report sa..
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Homeowner says City workers destroyed protected mangroves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - Tom Falls says city public works employees were removing Brazillian Pepper trees on an empty lot across from his home on Mohawk Parkway. He says they then removed ..
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Foreclosure Numbers Stay Down in Lee; Crisis Not Over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Foreclosure filings in March of this year are staying relatively low in Lee County.  However, experts are warning:    the housing crisis is far from over. ..
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