ONLY ON WINK: What's being done to stop Pill Mills?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Pain is big business and legitimate pain clinics are out there to help people who live with pain. But illegitimate clinics - operating on the edge of the law - a..
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Man arrested in double homicide, deputies still looking for other suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office have arrested Dustin James McIntyre (DOB 3/16/89) for the August 1 murders of Israel Ponce and Daniel Leonor. Investigators are a..
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Landlord finds $1,500 in forgotten couch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - A woman cleaning up after a tenant skipped out on the rent, found a surprise discovery inside a forgotten couch. Sally Ann Storsberg got the surprise of her life ..
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Charlotte County Housing Corporation to close

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Housing assistance in Charlotte County takes a big hit. The Housing Corporation of Charlotte County will be forced to close its doors next month.With so ma..
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Advocates: Undocumented immigrants afraid to report crime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A new group tells WINK the community may be at risk because undocumented immigrants are now afraid to report crimes. It stems from a program in Collier that ..
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Swimming advisory at Gasparilla Island State Park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GASPARILLA ISLAND, Fla. - Tests completed on August 26, 2010, indicate that the beach water quality at Gasparilla Island Park - Seagrape Beach on Boca Grande does not meet the crit..
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Judge declares Fla. growth law unconstitutional

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge has struck down a 2009 law that loosened Florida's growth management requirements. Chief Circuit Judge Charles Francis, of Tallahassee, on Thursday..
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Lawsuit: SeaWorld trainer's death tramautized boy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A New Hampshire family who witnessed the death of a SeaWorld trainer by a killer whale is suing the Orlando theme park. Suzanne and Todd Connell filed the laws..
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Gulf states join forces to boost economy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officials and organizations from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi are forming a new economic development coalition. Dubbed "Ready 4 Takeoff," the new ..
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Man arrested in Cape Coral triple shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral man is arrested for his role in a triple shooting in North Fort Myers. Three people were shot, but all are recovering. Abraham Dingui is charged wit..
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Auction nets more than 1M for state school fund

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE - Florida CFO Alex Sink's Bureau of Unclaimed Property netted over $1.1 million for the second consecutive year at the annual unclaimed property auction held Saturday, ..
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Men arrested for selling drugs near Charlotte County pre-school, church

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two men this afternoon for selling a quantity of Morphine pills in an undercover operat..
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Adams clinches Fla. GOP congressional primary win

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - State Rep. Sandy Adams has clinched a narrow victory in her Republican primary and now will try to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzanne Kosmas. The results of t..
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Fort Myers woman arrested for defrauding her employer of more than $100,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Joyce Rogers of Ft. Myers is charged with a first degree felony for defrauding her employer over a four year period totaling more than $100,000. In August 2009, ..
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Roofing scam leaves Charlotte Harbor woman out $1,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office warns residents to be aware of a new scam in the area that caused an 87 year old Charlotte Harbor woman to have $1,..
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Poll: Most say US still unprepared for disasters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A poll finds that most people think the United States remains unprepared for handling natural disasters, five years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast..
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Toyota recalling more than 1 million vehicles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TOYOTA RECALL: Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it is recalling 1.13 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks from the 2005-2008 model years because their engines may stall. Th..
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Gill to headline Florida concert promoting tourism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vince Gill will headline a free outdoor concert Sept. 25 in Walton County, Fla., to promote tourism in Florida's northwest Gulf Coast. Dawn Moliterno, execu..
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Florida DOT gets $600,000 grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $11.6 million in grants to help disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) compete for federal highway contract..
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Officials: 3 people found dead inside mobile home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MCALPIN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities were investigating after three people were found dead inside a mobile home in north Florida. The three people were found by a woman who went to the..
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