FMPD investigating sex offense

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

 FORT MYERS - Saturday, April 09, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call in reference to a sex offense. The incident happened in the 1000 bloc..
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Ex-DCF worker denies blame in toxic truck case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - A former child abuse investigator says she's not to blame for the death and injury of two Miami siblings found in a pickup truck with toxic chemicals. Andrea Flea..
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Disputed Fla. pill tracking system gets go-ahead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Department of Health on Friday announced it is going ahead with a disputed prescription drug tracking system to help close down "pill mills" th..
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Fla. officials cut travel 48 percent in 4 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A legislative report says Florida's state agencies cut their travel expenses by 48 percent over a four year span through the budget year ending last June.&..
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Lemon Bay students get educated with Prom Promise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Students at Lemon Bay Senior High School got a taste of tragedy on Friday. But it was all staged for their benefit.     Several hundred students watch on as two cars coll..
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Obama hails deal to avoid government shutdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says a last-minute deal with congressional leaders to avert a government shutdown happened because "Americans of different beliefs came tog..
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ONLY ON WINK: 'KrackaTV' YouTube video leads to arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - A video posted online showcasing a man hitting another with a "baseball punch" lands a suspect behind bars. The video on YouTube entitled 'baseball punch 001' has be..
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Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrest bank robbery suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PUNTA GORDA - Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrested a 47-year-old Tampa man in connection with a March 17th bank robbery at the Suncoast Federal Schools Credit Union located at 23..
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Police seize drugs and money in bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FT. MYERS - On Friday, April 8, 2011, the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of SWAT and uniformed officers conducted a search wa..
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The Fight for Union Rights Could Come to Lee Co. Government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The fight for union rights could be coming to Lee county government.   Organizers have worked quietly for months to build support for unionizing some of the workers under..
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Goverment shutdown will affect parks in our own back yard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - If the government shuts down, an immediate effect will be felt right here in Southwest Florida. The national parks in our own back yard will close. The park ..
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Powder causes lockdown at Dunbar Middle School

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla - WINK News is on the scene of Dunbar Middle school after students complained of reaction to a powder found in the school. Twelve students and 11 cafeteria workers ..
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Time's up: shutdown looms without agreement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- A deadline looming, the Congress' top Democrat accused Republicans on Friday of risking a government shutdown because they want to make it harder "for women to get canc..
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39 counterfeit credit cards seized during traffic stop in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla- Two Miami men are getting acquainted with the Lee County Jail after being busted with 39 cloned credit cards in their possession. A detective assigned to the Lee C..
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White powder found congressman's office in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Authorities are responding to a congressman's office in Florida after a letter containing some type of white powder was discovered. Boca Raton Fire Rescue says a..
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Giffords staff planning for space shuttle launch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PHOENIX - Aides to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords have been preparing for her to travel to Florida to watch her husband's space shuttle launch at the end of the month, although doctors ha..
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Light pole smashed into parked car in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla- A light pole fell onto a vehicle at Solomon Boulevard and Colonial Boulevard, which is just south of Edison Mall between Fowler St. and US 41. A white SUV heading ..
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Design of blowout preventer questioned in Gulf oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A senior official for the maker of the blowout preventer that failed to stop last year's Gulf oil spill says the device hadn't been tested to see if it could c..
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6 arrested in Charlotte County in four separate drug-related incidents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives and road deputies made six arrests Thursday in four separate drug related incidents. Shaun Keith ..
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GOP advances conservative agenda in 2011 session

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's Legislature heads into the second half of its 2011 session pushing an aggressive conservative agenda that critics call harsh but Republican leaders ar..
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