Mother killed, children injured in Lehigh crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Deputies say Fort Myers woman was killed and her two children injured in a deadly crash in Lehigh Acres late Saturday night.It happened just after 10pm at Stat..
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Bizarre accident downtown sends one to hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

A bizarre accident downtown sends a woman to the hospital and spreads a path of damage through downtown Fort Myers. The driver says her brakes went out suddently and she couldn't s..
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McGregor Boulevard open again after crash near causeway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Two people have been hospitalized after a crash that closed McGregor Boulevard near the Sanibel Causeway.The Florida Highway Patrol says an SUV was heading westb..
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Fort Myers Wendy's targeted in early morning robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are investigating an early morning robbery at a Fort Myers Wendy's restaurant.Officers say an employee was opening the door just before 7am Saturday when ..
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Panther hit by vehicle in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is reporting the death of a Florida panther in Collier County.FWC says the remains of a 3 year old female panther wa..
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Despite tough times, Pine Island couple still saying 'I Do'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PINE ISLAND, Fla. - The recession has forced people to downsize their homes, their vehicles, and new numbers show, it's also causing people to not only downsize their weddings, but..
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Struggling homeowners may find help at weekend workshop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

SARASOTA, Fla. - Florida homeowners facing foreclosure or struggling with a depressed mortgage may find advice and help at a workshop in Sarasota this weekend. The Department of Fi..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK helps put food on family's table

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A woman reaches the end of her rope and turns to WINK NEWS Call for Action for help.  After trying for three months to get help putting food on her table,..
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Former Arcadia restaurant owner faces tax evasion charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - The former owner of an Arcadia institution is under investigation by the Florida Department of Revenue. They say Carl Wiley stole nearly $80,000 of sales tax revenu..
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Ave Maria University asst. baseball coach arrested for fondling himself in public

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies arrested an assistant baseball coach for indecent exposure at a local Target parking lot. A shopper told deputies she spotted 23-year-old Marlon Pas..
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Eight new businesses coming to downtown Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A sign the economy is changing for the better and it's right here in our backyard. In the next few weeks, eight new businesses plan to open in Downtown Cape..
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Millions of dollars for troops going unclaimed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Of the 35,000 service men and women in Charlotte County, not one has contact the local veteran services office to sign up for their Retroactive Stop Loss com..
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New cans at the curb in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - October 1st is Day One for the new trash pick-up system in Cape Coral. Waste Pro has delivered tens of thousands of cans to Cape residents, who now must use thes..
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Lee County towing companies ask for rate hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You might have to pay more in the future if a company tows your vehicle and stores it on their lot. Lee Co. towing companies are asking commissioners for a ..
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Bank of America to halt foreclosures in 23 states

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bank of America to halt foreclosures in 23 states because of document problems. Stay with WINK News for updates.
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13,000 lbs of food distributed to 154+ families and individuals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Near the end of each month many families and individuals in our community face a difficult time making ends meet, especially when a weekend is approaching. L..
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2 teen suspects plead guilty in companion's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Two teenagers charged with murder after a companion was fatally shot while breaking into a house are headed for a juvenile facility for at least a year. The 15-..
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Man convicted of killing 5 sentenced to death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A man convicted of executing five men during a drug theft at a South Florida apartment has been sentenced to death. A Miami-Dade judge sentenced 32-year-old Tavares Ca..
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South Florida man guilty of tourist robbery, murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida man has been convicted of fatally shooting an Illinois tourist who stopped to ask directions in Coconut Grove. A Miami-Dade jury found 26-year-old Bran..
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Man gets 15 years for DUI manslaughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville man will spend the maximum 15 years in prison for the traffic crash that killed a St. Johns County deputy. Twenty-seven-year-old Kris Caudi..
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