Million dollar grow house busted in Collier County, homeowner arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Detectives uprooted two operations used to grow marijuana at a Golden Gate Estates residence Wednesday in one of the largest pot production busts in Collier ..
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Lee County Sheriff responds to K9 officer funeral cost

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - There is no question of K9 officer Rosco's dedication, making the ultimate sacrifice in pursuit of an armed suspect. But shortly after WINK News aired informatio..
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CALL FOR ACTION responds to unusual request... and recovers a dead body

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A South Carolina woman spends weeks waiting to bury her dead sister, all because of one missing signature. Marci Brado lost her 66 year old sister Maxine Di..
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Woman says stalker set home on fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A woman is living in fear after someone intentionally set her home on fire. She says she knows who did it, and he's still out there. Dawn Goucher says, "I came t..
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Man found dead in Collier County, suspect in deceased's car arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested an East Naples man in connection with a homicide that was discovered early Wednesday. Santos Anib..
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More than one Lee County library has bed bug problems

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The downtown Ft. Myers Library re-opened Wednesday, after crews fumigated the building to kill bedbugs and their eggs. Workers also removed and destroyed 40..
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Cape Coral community is scene of crime spree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral community is the scene of a crime spree. Nearly a dozen homes on SE 16th Place and SE 13th place had cars in their driveways burglarized overnight. ..
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Two Fort Myers mothers charged after using cars as weapons - with kids inside

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Two mothers face charges - accused of using their cars as weapons in a fight while their children were in the vehicles. Margarita Chrisp and Marquita Hayword are..
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Pastor says church robbed before fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The pastor of a church that was engulfed by flames earlier this week says they were robbed days before. The Tabernacle of Praise community church went up in ..
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Toddler run over in Punta Gorda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A 3-year-old has been run over by a car in Punta Gorda. It happened Wednesday evening around 5:00. The boy was hit when someone moved a pickup truck in the driv..
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Student accused of pricking classmates in police custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - New details tonight in a story you saw first on WINK. WINK News has learned the Caloosa Middle School student accused of stabbing at least ten classmates with a ..
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''National Take Back Day'' to turn in unused drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s is joining with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Saturday, Sep. 25, to remove potentially dangerous prescr..
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Funeral plan for Fort Myers K9 Officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A funeral service for Fort Myers Police K9 Rosco will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m., at McGregor Baptist Church located at 3750 Colonial ..
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YMCA planning Daddy-Daughter dance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  The Lee County YMCA is planning their 3rd annual Daddy - Daughter Dance on Saturday, September 18th .The dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. and is open to..
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Arlington opens graves, finds 3 misplaced bodies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Arlington National Cemetery has discovered three people buried in the wrong graves. The Army said Wednesday that officials opened three burial sites last month an..
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Crist announces $700,000 for oil spill recovery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As part of his ongoing focus on Florida's economic recovery in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Governor Charlie Crist today a..
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Schools to celebrate breakfast week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Throughout the week of Sept. 13-17, the Florida Department of Education’s Food and Nutrition Management Section, in conjunction with the Florida Scho..
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Mom who tried to drown kids incompetent to stand trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A mom who tried to drown her children was found incompetent to stand trial by judge. Brittany Livingston will be placed in a facility to get competency tra..
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Disney ride reopens after false call of smoke

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - The Splash Mountain ride at Walt Disney World is open again after being shut down momentarily because of reports of a burning smell in the electrical ..
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Lee County says no to swim center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County swim center proposal was rejected Wednesday morning. The developers will not provide the finances, therefore, Lee County does not want to move for..
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