Punta Gorda man arrested for firing shot into bedroom floor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Charlotte Harbor man after he fired a gun into the upstairs bedroom floor; the bullet came through and hi..
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Cold weather costing restaurants hundreds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Restaurants in Southwest Florida that would normally be making a killing with their outdoor seating are struggling to fill seats. They're trying to do all they can s..
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WINK uncovers new details in Pilar Rodriguez disappearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Deputies have not been allowed to answer any questions about the ongoing investigation into then 4 year-old Pilar Rodriguez' disappearance. She was vac..
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Lee County's Hoarding Task Force hopes to better address cases in the new year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County has seen its fair share hoarding horrors this year. It's a problem stirring county agencies to develop a Hoarding Task Force, to better address the pro..
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Alva brush fire burned through 12 acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

ALVA, Fla-The Florida Division of Forestry says an illegal burn sparked a brush fire that threatened several homes in Alva. The 12 acre fire started behind a home in the 1800 block..
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Produce stands' prices expected to rise in the coming weeks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Lee County- When you head to your local produce stand you should be able to find all the fruits and veggies you want in abundance. The current supply was picked before the recent f..
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Hospital briefly locked down after reported threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

VENICE, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida hospital was briefly locked down after police were alerted to a possible threat. Police were called to the Venice Regional Medical Center ar..
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Man investigated for exposing self on airplane

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) - A 50-year-old Florida man has been arrested after an Idaho girl reported the man exposed himself during a flight from Salt Lake City to Lewiston. The 17-year..
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Farmers fight freezing temperatures again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.--  Yet another bout of bitter cold weather keeps farmers working through the night to protect their produce. They spent Tuesday morning assessing the damage ..
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Sheriff's office continues to investigate death of Pearl Smith

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

On Sunday morning at approximately 8:00 am Hendry County Deputies responded to an abandoned home located at 821 W. Seminole Ave., in Labelle to investigate a reported dead body. EM..
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Lauren Casey's frigid weather forecast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

For continuing coverage, follow our weather blog at http://www.winknews.com/Weather-Blog
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Brush fire in Estero

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WINK crews are at the scene of a brush fire at Dusty Road and Shalom Lane in Estero. Trust WINK News for the latest details on this breaking news story.
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Suspect and police dog killed in shootout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A robbery suspect was shot and killed during a gunbattle that also claimed the life of a police dog. Police say the suspect stole a car in a dollar store ..
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Man arrested after firing gun into bedroom floor; bullet lands in kitchen by children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Charlotte Harbor man after he fired a gun into the upstairs bedroom floor; the bullet came through and hit the kitchen counter ..
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Marine, wife attacked by unruly teens at theater

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MANATEE, Fla. (AP) - A group of unruly teenagers attacked a 27-year-old Marine and his wife who had asked them to be quiet during a Christmas night showing of "Little Fockers." The..
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Suspect sought in department store burglaries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for his role in two late night burglaries to area department stores. On Thursday, December ..
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5 dead in motel carbon monoxide poisoning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - Five young men celebrating a birthday likely died due to carbon monoxide from a car they left running in a garage under their South Florida motel room, investi..
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Governor-elect to meet with lawmakers in Tampa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Governor-elect Rick Scott will meet with state legislators in Tampa, one week before he is sworn in to office. The morning meeting will be held Tuesday near the ..
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BP oil spill top Fla. news story 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - The BP oil spill, which fouled Panhandle beaches and hurt tourism statewide as visitors feared their seaside vacations could be ruined, was Florida's top story in 2010..
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Flight delays begin to thaw

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla.-Delays are beginning to thaw at Southwest Florida International Airport but people are still stranded. Some until Thursday. Only a handful of flights, mostly in and ou..
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