ONLY ON WINK: Deputies use Taser on father while dozens of students watch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - WINK News is the only crew on scene when a paper fight on a school bus turns into mayhem with one child having a panic attack and a father taken to the ground w..
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Dog olympics this Sunday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Dog & Family Fun for a Cause: 3rd Annual Dog and Owner Olympics. The Dog and Owner Olympics 2010 is a fun show for pets and their people. It will be hel..
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Hundreds attend opening of new Publix store, including protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Hundreds of people attended the grand opening of a new Publix in North Naples on Thursday.  But, dozens of them were protesters.  The protesters from..
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Confidential informant revealed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The confidential informant in a murder for hire plot is not so confidential anymore. The informant told us, it wasn't by choice Back in September, the informant ..
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Lehigh Acres man arrested for recording 13 year old having sex

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres man is under arrest for recording a 13 year old Massachusetts girl having sex online. 48 year old Douglas Boone was arrested late Wednesday. Rep..
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Bringing home a championship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Dario Melendez

GERMAIN ARENA - Erin Coleman, of Bonita Springs, won the 2011 South Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championship, October 10th, in North Carolina. She beat 104 other girls, some ..
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Concern holds back firefighters wanting to mow lawns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Firefighters with the Lehigh Acres Fire Department met to discuss the possibility of allowing off-duty fighters to mow foreclosed lawns in the community.Leader..
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Federal grant helps kids get jump start

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It may look like kids are just playing with blocks. But organizers say it's much more than that. A group of children ages 3-5 participated in Blockfest at Fort M..
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Tourist beaten, robbed on Fort Myers Beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A British tourist visiting Fort Myers Beach in hopes of buying property there is ready to go home after just one day. Deputies say he was beaten and robbed on th..
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Man accused of murdering girlfriend rejects plea deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A man accused of murdering his girlfriend turned down a plea deal from prosecutors. Matthew Gullet made an appearance in court Thursday with his lawyer just..
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Pill mill doctor gets small victory

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Doctor Jacinta Gillis' Dollar Pain Clinics have been the focus of an 18 month investigation. Federal agents along with the Lee County Sheriff's Office raided the..
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Grow house bust in Lehigh Acres, animal sacrifice evidence also found

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - On Thursday, October 21, 2010, at approximately 7:55 a.m., a 9-1-1 operator with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a suspicious vehic..
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Police urge students to text tips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In the coming weeks the Fort Myers Police Department will be giving city middle and high school students “tip” cards reminding them how to anonymousl..
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Charlotte County deputies investigate attempted burglary of Salvation Army, theft of copper

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating $4,200 in damages to the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 2735 Tamiami Tr., Port Charlotte, and..
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Fort Myers man arrested for murder, arson

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Brian Michael Casey of Fort Myers has been charged with the October 15th murder of Ryan Vanderson. On Friday, October 15, 2010, the Lee County Sheriff's Office r..
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Mobile home fire destroys structure, 2 cats killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A mobile home fire in central Florida destroyed the structure and killed two cats. Authorities say ammunition exploded inside the mobile home, forcing firef..
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Legoland Florida tickets available online

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - Legoland Florida tickets are now available online. Legoland Florida officials on Thursday said the Winter Haven theme park are now on sale at the company'..
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Dems seek to disqualify Fla. GOP House candidate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A major Democratic donor wants to disqualify GOP candidate David Rivera from the race for Florida's 25th congressional seat over questions about his income. Attorney W..
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Career criminal gets prison for threatening security guards with knife in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A 29-year-old man who stole items from a North Naples retail store and then threatened two store security guards with a knife before leading deputies on a hi..
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Defendants in fatal hammer attack sentenced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the killing of a Sudanese refugee with a hammer during a September 2009 robbery. Merlin W..
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