Cooking oil thieves caught on camera

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Last month WINK News told you about Phil Cerciello. His restaurant in Punta Gorda has had their used cooking oil stolen not once, not twice, but on five separate..
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Missing BP laptop had personal data of claimants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS - BP says one of its employees lost a laptop containing personal data belonging to thousands of residents who filed claims for compensation after the Gulf oil spill. Th..
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A four month old puppy dies after deputies say she was thrown off a balcony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL-?A four month old puppy thrown from a 2nd floor balcony. Her owner now behind bars. Neighbors say the Lehigh woman was protecting her family, Animal Control office..
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Tracking crime in your neighborhood is getting easier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Tracking crime in your neighborhood is getting easier. Cape Coral Police unveiled "crime mapping" on Tuesday. The feature allows you to see what type of crime is ..
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Name of new Boston Red Sox stadium: JetBlue Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-The new official spring training stadium of the Boston Red Sox will be called JetBlue Park. The new stadium is expected to open in 2012. JetBlue says it will make ..
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Local charity helps families cope with cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A day of fashion and fun goes a long way to help local kids in the fight for their lives. And WINK News was their to support the "model" cause. The 9th Annu..
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Dr. James Browder offers to step down from Edison State College

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla -  The follwoing is a letter issued by Dr. Kenneth Walker regarding the possible departure of Dr. James Browder at Edison State College.  The letter is in..
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Local couple honored as humanitarians of the year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

 NAPLES, Fla - Hodges University on Tuesday recognized long-time Naples philanthropists Dolph and Sharon von Arx as its 2011 Humanitarians of the Year. The award was presented..
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Lehigh Acres woman accused of throwing puppy off balcony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman for allegedly throwing a puppy off a second-floor balcony. Cathy Sue Garrison was charged Monday with felony..
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Black Day for downtown Ft. Myers as Red Sox Leave Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

It's a black day for downtown Fort Myers as the Boston Red Sox play their final game at City of Palms Park.    The team moves to a new stadium outside Ft. Myers next..
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Authorities seize about 300 roosters allegedly bred for cockfighting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division assisted in serving a search warrant with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at 18151 Wildcat Drive, Estero on Monda..
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More prison privatization in Fla. Senate budget

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- The Senate's proposed budget, which is awaiting final committee approval, would turn 18 more state prisons over to private companies if they want them. That's th..
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Police investigating accidental shooting in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to an accidental shooting at 3606 Seminole Avenue at 11:38 am. Tuesday. Upon arrival, officers were ..
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Manslaughter charge explored in spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- People familiar with the investigation of the Gulf oil spill say manslaughter and perjury are among the possible violations being explored by Justice Department investi..
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Explosive sounds may be heard in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public northeast of Punta Gorda to the DeSoto County Line about hearing loud explosions and feel..
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Student who called in 2 false bomb threats has been apprehended

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- UPDATE:  As a result of an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip, Timothy Florian was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff's Office's Street Crimes Unit at a ..
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Officer deaths up in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla.- With just two split-second shots, the officers crumpled to the grass. There was no fight, no struggle, no time to react. Tampa officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab ..
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End of an era at City of Palms Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-   An era comes to an end today in Fort Myers. The Boston Red Sox play their final spring training game at City of Palms Park Tuesday. As the team's 2011 spri..
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Local kids with cancer need your help!

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

FT.MYERS, Fla- Candlelighters of SW Florida is an important organization in our community, that helps our local kids who are battling cancer and other blood disorders and their fam..
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Edison State College faculty votes to remove Browder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Faculty members met Monday with Edison State College President Kenneth Walker and agreed to phase out Dr. James Browder from his post as Senior Vice President, a..
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