How states fared on unemployment applications

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

More people applied for unemployment benefits last week after applications had dropped to the lowest level in nearly three years in the previous week. That improvement had reflecte..
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Small plane crashes into ocean off Volusia County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW SMYRNA BEACH - A pilot's log book, a wheel and other pieces of wreckage have washed ashore after a single-engine plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. The Phoenix East Aviatio..
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Two new German Shepherds join Fort Myers police

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS- The Fort Myers Police Department announced the adoption of two new police K9s to the force on Thursday. The German Shepherds’ duties will include patrol and narco..
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Cape Coral police arrest suspect in stabbing investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral police have arrested a suspect in an early morning stabbing that occurred at 630 SE 13th Place. Shortly after midnight, officers responded to a call from a m..
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Free dental care Friday morning at 8

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  If your in need of free dental work this listen up.  Friday  morning at 8 Dr. Ronald Luke will host Cape Corals 1st annual dentistry from the heart  even..
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Cape Coral boy's soccer team heading to Final Four

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Cape Coral Fla.        They're pulling out all the stops for a championship team in Cape Coral today.     Cape Coral Hi..
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Weather service facing cuts in House budget plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Congress is considering cuts to the government's weather team at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).  The head of the National Weather ..
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Fort Myers Police say they're being robbed of overtime hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Cecil Pendergrass, the president of the union representing the Fort Myers Police department says union members are being denied overtime for working security detai..
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Business woman wants repeat burglar behind bars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL-A business owner says she wants the man who burglarized her Casino Arcade, not once, but twice-behind bars.So far he's managed to avoid arrest.The owner says she's g..
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It's Your Money: Abandoned at the airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Specially trained agents with the Transportation Security Administration stay busy at Southwest Florida International Airport.  Each day, they scan thousand..
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New details about a string of Subways burglaries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- New details about a string of burglaries at Lee County Subways. WINK News learned the woman arrested used to work at one of the stores, and had inside information. 30-y..
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New reports detail frantic moments before baby's death in Golden Gate Estates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - Brand new reports detail the frantic moments right after deputies arrive on scene of a call about a baby drowning in the Golden Gate Estates. A relative..
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Local fire district hopes practice now saves lives later

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Members of the Iona-McGregor Fire District are prepared in the event a vehicle crash requires the extrication of a victim. Over the course of three da..
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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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