Brother, sister involved in shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A brother was left fatally shot and a sister was wounded following an argument between the adult siblings at a Fort Lauderdale retail area. Police say ..
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Jupiter officer charged with DUI

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - A Jupiter police officer was charged with driving under the influence after reportedly driving his marked patrol car onto a curb in the police department parki..
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Florida fugitive caught shoplifting in Seattle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SEATTLE (AP) - A man arrested for investigation of shoplifting in Seattle is wanted in Florida in the disappearance of a Jacksonville woman. KOMO News reports 26-year-old Joseph Ro..
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SeaWorld to add 2 venues at Fla. parks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A new roller coaster and a tropical fish venue are coming to two Florida theme parks owned by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. Park officials announced Wedn..
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Tuition tax credit set to expire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling education an "economic imperative," President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked Congress to make permanent a $2,500 college tuition tax credit that is sched..
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Foreclosures reach record high during summer months

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lenders seized more U.S. homes this summer than in any three-month stretch since the housing market began to bust in 2006. But many of the foreclosures may be ch..
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300 chinese drywall homes to be repaired in pilot program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacturer facing thousands of homeowners' court claims and several other companies have agreed to pay to repair 300 homes in four states in ..
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Home video captures St. James City restaurant fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

St. JAMES CITY, Fla. - The Low Key Tiki restaurant on Stringfellow Road went up in flames early Thursday morning. A WINK News viewer captured the fire on home video. Firefighters w..
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Walk to prevent child abuse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Each month, there are over 1,000 reports of abuse and neglect of a child in Southwest Florida. There are already over 1,400 children in the foster care system. D..
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Attorneys: Foreclosure paperwork problem known for years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Attorney General Bill McCollum wants Florida to take the lead in investigating flawed foreclosures across the country.  Local lawyers say the paperwork prob..
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Charlotte County homeless get the chance to share their stories

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - You see the homeless on the side of the road or sitting in parks, but have you ever wondered how they got there? The Charlotte County Homeless Coalition is..
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Local Latin Americans watch Chilean 'Miner Miracle' with pride

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Southwest Florida's Chilean community watched the dramatic rescue of 33 trapped miners along with the rest of the world.  Dozens of Latin Americans were g..
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Owners of biggest taxi company urge Lee County to crack down on unlicensed cabs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The biggest taxi company in Lee County wants the government to crack down on unlicensed cabs on the streets. The family that owns Bluebird, Yellow, and Chec..
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Couple, dogs saved from blaze

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A dramatic rescue in Lee County as a family is trapped in their burning home. It happened off McGregor Boulevard. The family threw their dogs out a window i..
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Pitbull gets surprising landslide win for Southwest Florida pet photo contest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Some of Southwest Florida's four-legged friends will soon don the pages of a photo calendar, benefiting Animal Refuge Center... and wait until you hear what bree..
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Women are swapping out martini's for mammograms at the Edison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. It's a different spin on happy hour at the Edison. Women are swapping out martini's for mammograms as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A Mobile Mammo bus is ..
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2-year-old found wandering Bonita Streets alone

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A two year old child was found wandering alone down a busy Lee County street. Deputies say his parents were nowhere nearby. It happened on Pennsylvania Avenu..
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CCSO investigates another ''Granny Scam'' involving sending $5,600

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Detectives of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Economic Crimes Unit are investigating another "Granny Scam" as they are called where someone calls posing as ..
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Local organization trying to bring Latin America, Caribbean flights to RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A local group wants to save travelers hundreds of dollars by bringing direct flights from Latin America and the Caribbean to Southwest Florida. The Hispanic Cham..
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911 tapes from pitbull, deputy attack released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Brand new 911 tapes were just released to WINK News from the day a Collier County deputy shot a family's dog in the face. The deputy says the pitbull attacke..
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