Man nabbed for snatching panties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

BOKEELIA, Fla. - Maria Rosales, of Bokeelia, noticed over the past week that her underwear was missing.  She usually hangs her items to dry over the washing machine in the car..
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Suspect in deaths of kids in Fla. canal in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- The man police call their only suspect in the deaths of two children found in a South Florida canal waved and smiled to his grandmother in a brief court appe..
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East Englewood fire claims life of woman, 83

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

EAST ENGLEWOOD- A fire in Englewood claimed the life of an elderly woman Thursday night. Englewood firefighters were called out to 11127 Pendleton Ave., Apt. A, in East Englew..
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Fitness Friday: Oops proof workout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-WINK Fitness Expert Mike Drumm gives us five common workout mistakes and solutions to make it oops proof.
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SWFL Reading Fest author stops by

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Southwest Florida Reading Festival is happening this weekend, but Author Susanna Daniel stops by to talk about her book "Stiltsville" and a new book she's work..
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Red Cross tsunami relief drive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla - Happening today, Miromar Outlets is teaming up with the American Red Cross to raise money for the victims in Japan. Since last Friday's earthquake and tsunami, food, ..
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Backstage at Burn The Floor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The broadway hit show "Burn the Floor" is heating up Southwest Florida audiences this weekend at the Barbara B. Mann performing arts hall. We got a backstage pass ..
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Collier County mom continues to fight for her Autistic son's service dog to be allowed in class

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- One Southwest Florida mom continues to fight for her Autistic son's service dog to be allowed into school. The Collier County School District says the dog is ..
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Is beach traffic more of a headache this year?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - You've heard the saying, "nothing worthwhile is ever easy." Getting to the beach is no exception. "It was miles long just to get down here," Caitlyn Lochne..
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Man escapes burning mobile home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

NORTH FORT MYERS, FLA - A mobile home went up in smoke late Thursday afternoon and WINK News has learned that a 77 year old man was inside the house at the time of the fire. Fire c..
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8 cars sunk in gator infested canal pulled up by dive team

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - C CSO Operation Nets 8 Stolen Vehicles From Canal Collier County Sheriff's Office Posted Date: 3/17/2011 5:00 PM Eight submerged vehicles were recovered and ..
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ONLY ON WINK: NFL players talk future, draft boycott

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Managing money when no checks are coming in is the main topic among NFL players early in the lockout. Several members of the NFL Players Association's boa..
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Fighting crime in Cape Coral has gone viral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Fighting crime in Cape Coral has gone viral. Cape Police have launched a number of new applications to combat crime and it begins with your computer and cell phon..
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Local man copes with loss of his family

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- Jean Thomas is trying to cope with the loss of his family in a tragic accident on Alligator Alley nearly two weeks ago. Florida Highway Patrol reports have yet to concl..
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Burglar "drops" into store for quick crime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS, FL- A burglar breaks into a Lee County store, feet first, through a roof! What's worse, it's not the first time it's happened this way. "Hold it right there!" Whe..
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Oakland Raiders player arrested in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS- Oakland Raiders player, Mario Henderson, of Lehigh Acres was arrested early Thursday morning for carrying a concealed weapon.  Henderson was originally pulled..
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Punta Gorda Police investigating bank robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA- Punta Gorda Police Detectives and Officers are on the scene of a bank robbery that took place around 3:50 p.m. Thursday at the Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, 2..
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Lee County Sheriffs nab six women in prostitution sting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Lee County Sheriff's Office conducted an operation to target females working as call service escort girls soliciting sex for money on Wednesday. The six women below..
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Gov. Rick Scott to put state salaries on website

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott wants taxpayers to know how much state employees are being paid and the amount of retirement benefits when they exceed $100,000 a year. The new R..
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CCSO arrests Oxycodone drug dealer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives arrested Melisa J. Jaynes, 43, of Punta Gorda, on four drug charges following an undercover drug purchase We..
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