Update: Man discovers Port Charlotte woman with gunshot wound

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County police received a call from a man at 4:27 p.m. who said he had gone to 585 Norwood St. NW in Port Charlotte and found a woman inside with a gunsh..
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Police seize counterfeit merchandise, drugs & guns from businesses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Fort Myers Police Department with the assistance of A. Action Investigations who represent the Motion Pictures Association of America, the Recording Industry Associ..
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Borders to close 200 bookstores; Ft. Myers & Naples hit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Bookseller Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put countless mom-and-pop bookshops out of business, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, sunk by cr..
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Hammond Stadium concession menu gets a makeover

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- The food at the Hammond Stadium is getting a bit of a makeover. Today WINK News had a bite of the menu, and it's very different that the food you are used to seeing at ..
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Teen accused of shooting girlfriend to death out of jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The teen accused of shooting his 15 year-old girlfriend, Ashlee Swazey to death, is out of jail. He asked a judge to reduce his bond in a Lee County court yesterd..
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Local man will serve 20 years for sexual assault on young girl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police Detectives investigated a sexual crime on January 18, 2010 regarding a woman who reported to police that her 10-year-old daughter told her that she ha..
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Fla. girl dead in toxic truck; brother burned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- A 10-year-old girl whose badly deteriorated body was discovered in her father's pesticide truck is the twin of a boy discovered hours earlier in the vehicle, critically inju..
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Lee County Interim Superintendent announces hiring freeze

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

In anticipation of projected budget shortfalls for the 2011-2012 school year, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lawrence Tihen has implemented a "hiring freeze" effective immed..
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4-year-old drowning reported in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral police responded to a call reporting a 4-year-old who was drowning at around noon Wednesday. The child was taken to the hospital, according to the Cape Coral..
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Cape Coral Police new crime fighting initiative

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police have launched the Community Engagement Program, new crime fighting initiative on Wednesday. The Cape Coral Police Department launched a new website ca..
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Tampa mom charged with killing kids pleads not guilty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA- The Tampa mother who told detectives she killed her two teenage children for being "mouthy" pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder charges. Julie Schenecker, 50..
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Gov. Scott cancels Tampa-Orlando high-speed train

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is canceling a proposed high-speed train line between Orlando and Tampa, rejecting more than $2 billion from the federal government. The Re..
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Air conditioner theft prompts investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating theft of a dozen air conditioner condenser unit copper coils stolen from Tern Bay development, 14381..
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Toddler may have drowned after being left in bath tub

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office is investigating the drowning death of a toddler in Golden Gate Estates.  The victim, Ava Grace Slaby, was only..
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Gulf Coast Humane Society sees adoptions soar in 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Despite a tough economy, Gulf Coast Humane Society is celebrating one of their best years yet. A new director is using his own creative twist to get more pets out..
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Horse severely beaten with baseball bat, says owner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

Buckingham, FL- A Buckingham farmer finds her favorite horse -- brutally beaten, she thinks with a baseball bat!The pictures are so gruesome we can't show them you. Property manage..
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People sound off over jeweler's use of gunfire on robbers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - WINK News obtaining exclusive information about last weeks jewelery heist in Naples. A newly released 911 call details the chaotic scene moments after the shootout b..
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Deputies arrest man for sexual battery on teen boys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PUNTA GORDA, FL. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes detectives arrested a man Monday who gave alcohol and drugs to teenage boys ages 15, 17, 18 and 18, then sexually..
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New app gives tipsters one more way to help combat crime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- A new iPhone application is allowing people to provide an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers--while completely protecting their identity. Crime Stoppers programs throughou..
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Cape Coral road project divides homeowners and businesses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- The City of Cape Coral is divided. Homeowners verse businesses. Residents are upset about a potential road project, but some businesses support it. Cape Coral Mayor Joh..
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