Fla. reopens coastal I-95 stretch closed by fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SCOTTSMOOR, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol reopened a 30-mile stretch of Interstate 95 on the state's central Atlantic coast Tuesday but urged motorists to use caution as a 10,00..
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Residents in the Dean Park Community speak up about dangerous intersection

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Fort Myers Police Department is investigating a crash involving an officer's cruiser. The accident happened overnight Saturday in the Dean Park Community. Acco..
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Emergency responders are feeling the pinch at the pump

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Drivers aren't the only ones feeling the pinch at the pump. WINK news discovered that many emergency responders around the area are making changes to their polici..
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The 10 thousand dollar questions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL- A "quality of life", survey will soon be on its way to 12 hundred residents in the Cape. The survey asks a number of questions from what services people want to s..
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Bonita doctor's license restricted after patient dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A Bonita Springs doctor is being punished after state investigators say he performed a questionable treatment that led to a woman's death. The State Surgeon ..
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Man pleads guilty to internet sex scheme involving Alva mom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

DETROIT (AP) - A Michigan man posed as a psychologist and persuaded mothers across the country to sexually assault their children as a form of therapy, then send him the images of ..
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Cape Coral woman warns of police impersonator

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral woman has a warning for others after she says she fought off an attacker who was posing as a police officer."He was there to hurt me for some reason..
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2 women killed in fiery crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Two women were killed in a fiery crash in South Florida when their car hit a tree. Hollywood police say 47-year-old Marta Cecelia Castano and her passenger, ..
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Man drowns while fleeing from police

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man who was trying to get away from police died after jumping into the Intracoastal Waterway. Divers with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescu..
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Man sentenced to life for killing deputy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man avoided a possible death sentence by pleading guilty to the murder of a South Florida deputy. A Broward County judge sentenced 45-y..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Who are you hiring?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - People all over Southwest Florida are letting criminals into their homes without even knowing. A WINK NEWS Call for Action investigation uncovers who you're hiri..
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WINK EXCLUSIVE: Woman speaks out against abuse, after neck snapped during sex act

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Lee County woman snaps her neck during a sex act. But she says the story is much more serious. Now, she's speaking only to WINK News about how an abusive relati..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK news investigates charity panhandling for donations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A WINK News Call for Action investigation looks into a charity panhandling for your support. The Disabled Veterans Foundation says it is staffed by 100% veterans..
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The End Begins Now: Last Spring training Business Boost for Downtown Ft. Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

It's the beginning of the end for spring training on the edge of downtown Ft. Myers.The Boston Red Sox played a game Monday at City of Palms Park.  The team will abandon that ..
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Cape police search for armed burglar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police are searching for a man who broke into a home Monday afternoon. The suspect was armed with a knife. It happened in the 17 hundred block of Northwest 1..
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Ban of 5 chemicals in fake pot starts March 1

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- An emergency plan to outlaw the sale of five chemicals used in herbal blends to make synthetic marijuana becomes official Tuesday. The Drug Enforcement Administration f..
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Reporter goes 1-on-1 with Harlem Globetrotter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Harlem Globetrotters, who have contributed more innovations to the game of basketball than any other team in history, have implemented the first-ever 4-point..
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Wildfire closes section of I-95 in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SCOTTSMOOR, Fla. - A 1,000-acre wildfire closed a 20-mile section of Interstate 95 along Florida's Space Coast and forced the evacuation of nearby campgrounds and trailer parks. Th..
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Local career criminal has been sentenced to prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- Oscar Dan Davis, 24, of Fort Myers was sentenced to nine years in prison on Thursday. Davis was arrested by Cape Coral Police in 2008 for a series of armed robberies he..
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Restoration official: BP reluctant to fix damage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- The vice chairman of a task force set up by President Obama to restore the Gulf Coast criticized BP PLC. for what he described as an increasing reluctance to repair da..
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