FIRST ON WINK: Bad water meters in the Cape charge customers too much

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It's a story you saw first on WINK. Cape Coral homeowners said their water bills skyrocketed for no reason. Now WINK News is getting results and those homeowners..
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Parents arrested for child neglect; 2-month-old has two leg fractures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested the parents of a 2-month old baby girl for Neglect of a Child after Children's Hospital doctors said she had..
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Reginald McKinnon pleads guilty after daughter dies in hot car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Thursday a plea of guilty was entered by defendant Reginald McKinnon in Lee County court for the charge of Leaving a Child Unattended in a Vehicle Causing Great ..
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Fla. population growing again after 1-year drop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Preliminary figures show Florida's population went up slightly in 2009 after a one-year decline broke a steady string of growth dating to the end of World ..
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Butchered whale found on Fla. beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are questioning a man who was allegedly cutting off the tail of a whale on a South Florida beach. It's unclear whether the man fished the whal..
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State to consider extending snook closures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Florida wildlife commissioners are expected to decide Thursday whether to lift a temporary snook fishing ban. At issue is whether one of Florida's most prize..
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Rick Scott names running mate State Rep. Jennifer Carroll

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Republican nominee for governor Rick Scott is set to name State Rep. Jennifer Carroll as his running mate. Scott's campaign said he would announce his cho..
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Third fire in North Fort Myers neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -  Fire officials are investigating another fire on Brooks Ct. in North Fort Myers. It broke out just after seven this morning.  Firefighters were ..
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The Supreme Court's Skilling decision may set Samir Cabrera free

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - As a result of the Supreme Court's Skilling decision, which changed the law in this circuit and rendered the jury instructions erroneous, this court should vacat..
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New jail opens in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The new Charlotte County Jail Sally Port and lobby officially opened today. The expanded facility will increase bed count from 528 to almost 1,000. Jail vi..
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Copper thieves target cancer center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers cancer treatment center fell victim to copper thieves. Hundreds of dollars of damage was done to the office, even causing them to temporarily shutdo..
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Still no swimming allowed at some SWFL beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The holiday weekend is only days away. Those looking to celebrate at the Cape Coral Yacht Club beach, can forget about swimming. The Lee County Health Department..
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Lee County runs out of millions in stimulus dollars to buy up foreclosed homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee Housing officials have run out of stimulus money to buy up foreclosed homes for low-income families. The county has an 18th month deadline to spend $18 milli..
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September suit drive to help job seekers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - From now until September 30th, the Men's Warehouse is helping job hunters look good for their interviews. A national suit drive is being held at every one of the..
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Rick Scott picks a running mate while Chiles drops out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Republican nominee for governor Rick Scott is set to name State Rep. Jennifer Carroll as his running mate. Scott's campaign said he would announce his cho..
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Owner watches his Chihuahua get mauled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - It's any animal owner's worst nightmare. Watching another dog maul your dog right in front of you. The nightmare became a reality for a Golden Gate Esta..
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New Cape Coral Contractors: A case of who you know?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fla .- Some Cape Coral city officials want to question new city manager, Gary King, about his decision to hire two new contractors. The positions were created by King t..
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Rabies alert in Charlotte County neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County animal control is warning one neighborhood about a rabid raccoon. A local dog attacked it and now officers are worried it could have sprea..
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IT'S YOUR MONEY: New recycling program in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - It's your money and Naples is spending more than $260 thousand on a new recycling program. City leaders say it won't cost taxpayers extra, but some people aren't loo..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Unauthorized cell phone bill charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Living on a fixed income, Marta Millikan looked to her cell phone bill to trim her budget. She dropped to a less costly plan with T-mobile, but her bill actually..
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