Florida Stingrays hold football camp

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida could soon be home to an arena football team: the Florida Stingrays. Today, players and staff members held a youth football camp at Shady Oaks P..
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Lehigh Acres documentary premieres at Fort Myers Film Festival

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Several months ago, WINK News told you about "Dreams for Sale," a documentary film by Raymond Schillinger. The film chronicles the boom and bust of the housing market in Lehigh Acr..
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Dashcam video shows shooting of Tampa police officers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TAMPA, Fla. - The dash cam rolled last June, as two Tampa police officers were brutally gunned down on-duty. Friday, a group of journalists saw that video for the first time at the..
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Gas station slashes prices to $2.50 per gallon for cash-strapped customers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

GOLDEN GATE, Fla.- It's not the number normally popping up at the pump these days. "It's great! A buck-ten off a gallon at least? It's awesome!" Aaron Elliot said while filling up ..
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Congress wants to ban controversial phone applications

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Controversial smartphone applications designed to help skirt law enforcement are forcing congress to take action. The applications we're talking about allow driver..
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Man trys to rob woman at Bank of America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- A terrifying attack, in broad daylight, near a busy parking lot.Tonight a Lee County woman, who thought she was helping a stranger, speaks out about her terrifying ..
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Fire guts a staple store in Immokalee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Fifty years up in flames! A convenience store that's been a staple in Immokalee could be a total loss after fire guts the entire building. It's Miner's Grocery St..
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WINK rides high in the sky at preview of Fla. International Air Show

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Organizers are finalizing their preparations for the Florida International Air Show in Punta Gorda this weekend where the acts promise to light up the sky. While..
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Mom teaches son "tough love" by turning him in for crime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A mom helps to solve the case of a burglary at Hancock Creek Elementary when she turns in her 13-year-old son for the crime. Kimberley Graham says she was ..
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Charges dropped against ex-Fla. House speaker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Prosecutors have dropped corruption charges against a former Florida House speaker accused of scheming to get state money to build an airport hangar for a major ..
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Fla. Rep. Mack says he won't seek Senate seat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Saying the timing is not right, Republican Congressman Connie Mack IV has decided not to seek the seat his father held before retiring in 2001. Mack made the ann..
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Port Charlotte resident helps nab home burglar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- With the help of a neighbor, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office arrested Anthony Joseph Vacca, 28, of Punta Gorda, in connection with two Port Charlotte ..
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Englewood man arrested for attacking mom with an ax

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert Christopher Tuttle, 22, for attacking his 60-year-old mother with an ax Thursday, threatening to kill her..
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Message boards go live on I-75 in Charlotte Co.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- The overhead message boards drivers see along I-75 are now LIVE in Charlotte County. The Intelligent Transportations System started displaying real-time tr..
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Police investigating Fort Myers shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Police arrested Jarelle Glenn for aggravated assault in relation to the initial domestic violence incident. Te victim Tommy Johnson II died Friday at the hospital..
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Florida unemployment drops to 11.5 percent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's February unemployment rate was 11.5 percent, a drop of 0.4 points from the January jobless rate. According to figures the Agency for Workforce Innovat..
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Edison faculty voices mounting frustrations to President Walker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - After months of frustration, faculty members' concerns have come to a boiling point at Edison State College. Thursday afternoon, they got the opportunity t..
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Road trip turns into drug bust; marijuana ceral mix found

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LEE COUNTY - On Friday, March 24, 2011, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit were patrolling I-75 in North Fort Myers near southbound mile marker 14..
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Port Charlotte man arrested for having sex with girl, 12

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested James Richard Lenart, 20, of Port Charlotte Tuesday on 10 felony counts of Lewd or Lascivious sex offenses on a..
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Livestock at large calls increasing in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- With the warmer and dryer weather moving into the Sunshine State, Florida's livestock is looking to greener pastures. That has the potential to create some ser..
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