SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Several apartment units were damaged in a fire Sunday night.The fire broke out at a complex on Cypress Trace Court. Authorities on the scene say two ..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A man who kept Charlotte County authorities at bay has been taken for a mental evaluation. The standoff lasted seven hours, ending wi..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The search is on for a possible arsonist. Fire investigators tell WINK News a group of juveniles intentionally set two small fires ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - After nearly 30 years on the run, a suspect in a Lee County murder returns to southwest Florida.James Sims was booked into the Lee County jail this morning. ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Two men are arrested after Collier County deputies say they stole a lawn mower and a trailer.Aldo Bueno and Pedro Banzomenendez face grand theft charges.&nbs..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are on the lookout for two armed men who robbed a Fort Myers convenience store.Witnesses say two men with guns entered a Circle K store near Winkler and E..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape police need your help finding a murder suspect.Police say Timothy Wayne Tuttle, Jr. played a role in a deadly home invasion last weekend in the northwest Ca..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A Port Charlotte woman takes her 90th birthday celebration to new heights... by skydiving for the 1st time. Bonnie Townsend was born July 21, 1920. And now, 90 ..
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reports the seven hour standoff ended at 6:38 p.m. this evening in Port Charlotte. Crisis negotiators successfu..
MATLACHA, Fla.- The Matlacha Post Office is shut down, the target of a late night break-in and fire.The State Fire Marshal is investigating the blaze.Right now a cash reward is bei..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral soldier injured in Afghanistan struggles to recover.Private First Class Corey Kent lost his legs when an I.E.D exploded on Monday.Kent's fa..
CAPE CORAL, Fla- An arrest has been made in a deadly home invasion that happened last weekend.Eric Stuebinger was shot and killed when two masked men invaded his Cape Coral home la..
GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - Only WINK News cameras were rolling during an emotional animal rescue in Collier County. Dozens of horses found sick, malnourished, and starving to deat..
CAPE CORAL/CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - For days WINK News has been asking tough questions about firefighter staffing in Cape Coral, and the fire storm is getting more intense. First, ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers man who admitted to killing his infant son is now charged in his death. Our partners at the News Press are reporting Ryan Costello is charged with s..
NEW ORLEANS, La. - After an extended trial period during which the supertanker skimming vessel “A Whale” was given an opportunity to demonstrate its capability to ..
APALACHICOLA, Fla. - Authorities are continuing to search for a Florida Panhandle oysterman believed to have fallen off the side of his boat while out in nearly 100-degree heat. Wi..
MIAMI, Fla. - Test results for a suspected case of dengue fever in the Miami area have come back negative. The Miami-Dade County Health Department announced the first test results ..
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A gang leader who escaped from the Osceola County Jail and was caught in New Jersey is back in central Florida. Authorities say Michael Rigby arrived at the sheri..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida receiver Frankie Hammond Jr. has been sentenced to probation as part of a plea deal in a DUI case. Hammond was sentenced Friday and ordered to pay a $50..