Fort Myers woman gets help saving condemned home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News takes you inside a home so dirty, so deep in disrepair, that Lee County has condemned the property. Back in June, investigators removed the decaying bod..
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Man sues Arcadia Police for brutality

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - A former Arcadia police officer accused of lying on police affidavits is under the microscope again. This time his name is at the center of allegations of police br..
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Cape roads are torn up before snowbirds visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A major road construction project in Cape Coral is stalled. Cape Coral Parkway between Coronado and Del Prado is set to be ripped up and repaved. It was supposed..
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Lee Co. Commissioners set to approve budget for coming year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Lee County commissioners will hold their final public hearing on the budget for the coming year. They are expected to approve a final document that takes effect Oct. 1. "This ..
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Charlotte County teen arrested for stealing car, dropped drivers license inside

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives recovered a stolen car but didn't have a problem identifying one of two suspects because one of them dropped his driv..
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Kids stage own production in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Some kids have taken over the stage at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. They are producing, directing and starring in their own version of "Hairum Scarum." ..
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Police (and reporter) take firearms training

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police are taking part in a that pits them against criminals... virtually, and its unlike any video game you've seen. Its called the firearms training simulator ..
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Republicans roll out ''smaller government'' plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Republicans rolled out a new plan designed to make the government smaller. They're hoping to win over independent voters, and tea party supporters, in time for ..
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Gay adoption fallout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Martin Gill, the gay man who won a court battle to adopt his foster children, is now asking the state not to appeal the ruling to the state supreme court. Such ..
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Iran president says Americans were behind 9/11 attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

UNITED NATIONS - Iran's president makes a shocking claim while addressing the United Nations. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the UN some people believe the 9/11 attacks were the work of ..
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Stopping pill pushers in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Sheriff Mike Scott says his narcotics investigators are constantly on the move searching for criminals selling or abusing prescription drugs. He believes a porti..
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Judge denies class action lawsuit against Crist campaign

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A judge denied a class action lawsuit against the Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate campaign. Two Republican donors say they should get their money back, now tha..
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Florida panthers bound back thanks to Texas mates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the quest to save the endangered Florida panther, their Texas cousins were the cat's meow. Wildlife biologists moved eight female panthers from Texas - close r..
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Dad who stormed school bus to speak at conference

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A Florida father who stormed onto a school bus and threatened children because his 13-year-old disabled daughter had been bullied is planning to speak at a nat..
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Lionfish found off Pensacola Beach threatens Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A lionfish captured on a reef off Pensacola Beach is igniting fears of a possible threat to swimmers and local fishermen. A 6-inch lionfish was capture..
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Panhandle man charged in child's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle man charged with the fatal stabbing of a pregnant mother has now been charged with the child's death. Phillip Arnold was indicted in July..
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Deputies: Charlotte County mom took toddler to drug deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives arrested two drug dealers Wednesday in Port Charlotte during an undercover drug buy. One of them was ..
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Blood leads to 2 bodies off road in northwest Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALLENTOWN, Fla. (AP) - The bodies of a man and a woman were found off a road in northwest Florida, but authorities aren't saying yet how the victims were killed. A motorist called ..
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FHA lifts cancer-clusting warning for appraisals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

THE ACREAGE, Fla. (AP) - The Federal Housing Administration has lifted a warning it imposed for appraisals in a Palm Beach County town stricken by a cluster of childhood cancer. Th..
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Scuffle with police, elderly man under review

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The scuffle between an Orlando police officer and an elderly man is under review. Authorities say Officer Travis Lamont used an approved takedown technique on ..
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