Heavy machinery kills one farm worker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL- A farm worker loses his life on his first day on the job. Friends say the man, in his early 20's, was picking oranges when he was somehow run over by a large ..
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Attempted home invasion in S. Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - On January 11, 2011 at approximately 2:24 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an attempted home invasion at the Edisto..
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Haiti, 365 days ago

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Those with the Salvation army remember going to Haiti after the 7.0 earthquake rocked the island, but there are still some memories they're trying to forget. "Th..
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Businesses at Gulf Coast Town Center under water advisory

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

ESTERO, Fla- Businesses at Gulf Coast Town Center are under a precautionary boil water advisory after a leak was found in their irrigation system. The water leak was found near the..
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Collier commissioners support WINK News Feeds Families

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Collier County commissioners issued a proclamation Tuesday in support of the Harry Chapin Food Bank and WINK News Feeds Families.The commission declared Satur..
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LCSO warns of possible hoax hitting neighborhoods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some Lee County residents fear they fell for the latest hoax hitting neighborhoods. They say door-to-door salesmen pressured them into buying pricey magazine pack..
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Lee Commissioners Back Effort for Estero Bay Postmark

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Lee commissioners voted unanimously to support the effort to get a new postmark for people in 4, gated communities.  They want to scrap the Fort Myers mark, in favor of Estero..
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EXCLUSIVE: Inside Mangrove Cafe after the gas explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - WINK News getting an exclusive look inside a demolished Naples restaurant today. A server at Mangrove Cafe took us from room to room describing not only the incredib..
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Dozens of lawmakers back bill to prevent funeral protest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - The same Kansas church that has picketed military funerals with its anti-gay message has been planning to picket Thursday's funeral of a 9-year-old girl killed in Sa..
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Cape Coral Police investigate shooting incident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting at 937 SW 52nd Street this morning at 9:52am. The preliminary investigation revealed that Vladmir Castor ..
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Fla. politicians no strangers to threats, increased security

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - In the wake of Saturday's shooting spree in Tucson, Arizona, political figures across the country say facing threats of violence has become part of the job..
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Bogus sinkhole claims are newest insurance crisis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Sinkhole claims are the newest challenge for Florida insurers, regulators and lawmakers. The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee was told Tuesday that r..
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NASA: Space shuttle cracking finally understood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA says it finally knows what caused the cracking in space shuttle Discovery's fuel tank. Discovery's final voyage has been on hold since November. If..
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Fla. PSC rejects FPL excess profits set-aside

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE- The state Public Service Commission has rejected a staff recommendation for Florida Power & Light Co. to set aside $400 million for possible refunds due to excess ..
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Farm lobbying group cautions states on immigration

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - The nation's largest farm lobbying group says if state lawmakers crack down on illegal immigrants, they should also help farmers who need seasonal labor. Delegates t..
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Collier County deputies searching for missing man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY- Deputies are asking for the public's help in locating a 53-year-old North Naples man who went missing Tuesday morning. Albert Arroyo was admitted into Physician's R..
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Mangrove Cafe explosion captured on tape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES- Just across the street from Mangrove Cafe on 5th Avenue South, Shamrock Bank's surveillance camera caught the whole gas explosion that happened yesterday on tape. The surve..
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Contagious disease found in bird on Gulf Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A fatal disease that is contagious for birds, but virtually harmless to humans, was found at a bird sanctuary on the Gulf Coast.  Florida wildlife ..
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Heavy equipment kills one man at orange grove

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives are on scene of a heavy equipment accident that killed a man in an orange grove in the northeastern part ..
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Airlines: few flights getting in, out of Atlanta

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - About 1,500 flights have been canceled at the world's busiest airport as snow and ice remain from Monday's winter storm. Delta Air Lines spokesman Anthony Black said..
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