Collier school district recieves dairy grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY- The School District of Collier County is pleased to announce that it is one of only four school districts in the state of Florida to be awarded with funds to help p..
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9 charged in $12M Fla. bank fraud scheme

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Nine people in South Florida are facing bank fraud conspiracy charges for their alleged roles in a $12 million scam to obtain commercial lines of credit. Federal prose..
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Lake City man held in deaths of 3 people

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) - A 25-year-old man has been charged with three counts of murder after deputies found two women and a man dead inside his Lake City home. Columbia County Sheri..
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Teens arrested after Facebook threats make first appearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Facebook threats led to the arrests of four North Fort Myers Academy students. Lee County Sheriff's officials said Wednesday the teens were charged with agg..
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Scott plans more budget announcements

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott says he'll announce more of his budget proposals during a tour of a manufacturing plant in Tampa. The new Republican governor planned the announc..
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Wings of Freedom Tour stops in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The Wings of Freedom Tour is part of a 110-city nationwide local living history display that can be seen now at Page Field Airport in Fort Myers. The event is in..
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Alligator Alley reopened after heavy fog

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-- Dense fog kept Alligator Alley closed from more than 4 hours Thursday morning. Florida Highway Patrol diverted traffic at Mile Marker 101/ Collier Blvd. The ..
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Lehigh Acres man finally gets his identity back

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Larry Smith of Lehigh Acres said Monday night was the best night of sleep he's had in years. After a stranger stole his identity 17 years ago, the man went on ..
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80-thousand bees found in a tree off of Santa Barbara Blvd.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL- A bee hive was found on the 3400 block of Santa Barbara Boulevard in Cape Coral today. It is estimated that there are up to 80-thousand bees residing in the hive. ..
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North Fort Myers middle schoolers charged for making death threats on Facebook

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Four students at North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts were arrested on Wednesday, after allegedly posting death threats on Facebook toward a fellow student..
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Elderly man robbed, good Samaritan catches robber

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS, FL-An 82 year old man robbed and assaulted in broad daylight.A good Samaritan saw the attack and chased the robber down. "My arm...swollen bruised hand." Kai Kris..
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Florida law enforcement officer killed in Panhandle shootout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BONIFAY, Fla. (AP) - A corrections officer and an ex-convict wanted for killing his parents died in a gun battle Wednesday, state officials said. The shootout happened after a home..
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new iphone app attracts tourists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- Beaches, sun, everything Lee County has to offer is now at your fingertips. The Visitor and Convention Bureau is launching a series of new marketing tools designed to g..
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Woman arrested for misusing 911 says she was misunderstood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, FL- Rebecca Allen says, "They came, put handcuffs on me and said I did a 911 misuse call." The 30 year old Rebecca Allen admits she called 911 yesterday morning, but sa..
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Man arrested after Id'd from a cigarette butt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Harbour Heights man Tuesday after he was identified by DNA taken from a cigarette butt found with stolen it..
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Collier School District answers questions about bullying problems

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Comments that bullying may have played a part in the stabbing death of a Palmetto Ridge High School student have some parents contacting WINK News about thei..
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Flights cancelled due to massive storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

  The big blizzard that's pounded cities like Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City is giving the Northeast problemsthis morning, continuing to dump heavy snow. But the bliz..
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Man gets life sentence for fatal beating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville man who had been serving 45 years for beating his girlfriend to death has been sentenced to life in prison following his retrial. A Duval C..
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Space skipper: Brother choosing soon on flight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The commander of the International Space Station said Wednesday his twin brother will announce soon whether he'll blast off aboard shuttle Endeavour in ..
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Tampa man charged with injuring 16-month old

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Police have arrested a 23-year-old man and charged him with aggravated child abuse after he allegedly injured a 16-month old boy. Officials say Dwayne Pool..
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