NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County says North Naples is long overdue for a recycling drop off station. Months ago, the county picked a site on Santa Barbara Boulevard, but neighbo..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A man is stuck with thousands of phone books. An old tenant left them in the garage and he said no one will take them off his hands to put them to good use. St..
CAPE CORAL , Fla. - A Cape Coral home is a total loss after a fire. Now the fire chief tells WINK News he needs to increase his staff. With the heat and intense flames, firefighter..
A fire in Northwest Cape Coral became so dangerous at one point, firefighters had to retreat. The roof of the home in the 200 block of NW 10th Terrace has completely burned off and..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- "The Yankee family must be hurting right now," said Ron Santos of the death of team owner George Steinbrenner. He died of a heart attack in Tampa, at the a..
GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - A teenager is recovering at Lee Memorial Hospital after an alligator ripped off his left hand in a local canal. Now, officials in Collier County i..
Negotiations between Collier County and the Chicago Cubs appear to be over.Craig Bouchard today told WINK News, "In our discussions with the Cubs we asked for them to provide our g..
It took the Wolford family a long time to nurse their German Shephard Mona back to health after she was hit by a car. "We took her to doctor Amy's, we had her there for one night,"..
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fort Myers Soldier dies in Afghanistan.The Department of Defense announced Tuesday the death of 40 year old Spc. Carlos J. Negron who died July 10 at Asadabad, ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County talks about a camping ban, but some feel there's an ulterior motive: cutting down the county's homeless population.It's estimated th..
Lee County, Fla - Lee County is taking a closer look at the recently released FCAT scores. The district says some of those scores are just plain wrong. They say there's no wa..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- If you've been delinquent on your mortgage payments and are close to losing your home to foreclosure, help could be on its way. Five major banks will be in..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion in Charlotte Harbor.A 54 year old woman called and said a man came into her apa..
ORLANDO, Fla - The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit received state honors at an awards ceremony held in Orlando. The LCSO Traffic Unit placed in the top three in three sepa..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With a tight new cap freshly installed on its leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, BP planned gradual tests starting Tuesday to see if the device can stop oil fro..
PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 98-year-old man who had been missing for days has been found dead in Lake Okeechobee.Charles Mayrowetz's body was found Sunday. He had been r..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - As supplies dwindle and requests for help increase due to the uncertain economic situation, The Collier County Salvation Army is seeking canned food donations..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The Narcotics Unit of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s raided a gambling operation in School House Square Monday in Charlotte Harbor.Arrested were Josue..
LEE COUINTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is joining other large districts across the state in questioning the results of the latest FCAT exam. Dr. James Browder, Superint..
NORTH PORT, Fla - A man has been charged with possession of an American alligator after police found the dead reptile's meat in the refrigerator and on a plate in the man's home. N..