McCollum beats Scott in new poll; Attorney General talks with WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Bill McCollum is all smiles, riding the wave of support from a new poll by Quinnipiac University.   It shows the Fla. Attorney General, beating republi..
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Building owner arrested for battery on city code compliance officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police arrested the owner of a building in the Industrial Park after he became agitated and chest-bumped a City Code Compliance officer who was conduc..
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Punta Gorda considers extending Sunday alcohol sales hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Bloody Marys with breakfast? People in Punta Gorda may soon be able to buy and sell alcohol much earlier on Sundays. While business owners welcome the extra inc..
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Sailing instructor sentenced for racy sexual letters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Steve Olive would not talk to WINK about the 10 page sex manual he sent a student while he was an instructor at the Edison Sailing Center. Olive wrote to the gir..
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Obama attends South Florida benefit to help Sink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Obama's brief visit to Miami Beach is bringing both cheers of support and signs of protest. Obama arrived at the landmark Fontainebleau hotel jus..
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Lee County testing 'Code Red' system

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County will be testing it's new reverse 911, Code Red, system that alerts residents and businesses to emergency situations.  Lee County Emergency M..
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Woman gets 15 years in husband's beating death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MILTON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the death of her husband. As part of a plea agreement, 42-year-old Kimberly Mary Cannon p..
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Lee County woman sentenced for felony animal cruelty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On August 16, 2010 Frances Rochford was sentenced on one felony and two misdemeanor animal cruelty charges. Rochford received one year in jail, one year of house..
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Deputies responding to shooting near flea market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County deputies are responding to a shooting off Ortiz near Ballard. Deputies say the shooting was a drive-by and part of an attempted robbery at 4:00 pm. Tw..
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5th Ave. is getting a small face lift

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NAPLES, Fla. - 5th Avenue is going to be under construction until the end of October.The million dollar lighting project is going to remove sections of old lights and install bases..
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Police sergeant reportedly caused crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville police sergeant reportedly caused a crash when he cut off another driver. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports that Sgt. K.T. Anderson ..
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3 car accident in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Crews are responding to an accident at Tropicana and Santa Barbara. Three cars are involved in the crash. Three patients were transported, one as a trauma alert...
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Deputies searching for missing woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing adult. Jennifer Lehman (DOB 4-21-62) of 1717 Park Meadows Drive, Fort Myers..
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Fatal accident in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A fatal accident occurred on State Road 93 at mile marker 180 in Charlotte County Wednesday. Vehicle-1 was southbound on SR 93. Vehicle-2 was northbound on..
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GM files public offering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - General Motors has filed for an initial public offering. GM will offer up to 500-million shares to the public. The exact details are still coming out, but the bo..
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Lee County displays 'slow down' banners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County firefighters are making it their prerogative to make the community aware that school starts on Monday.Various departments across the county have desig..
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Ky. diver's death in Florida under investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HILLSBORO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities are investigating the death of a scuba diver from Kentucky who became distressed at sea the day before. The Broward Sheriff's Offic..
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Tip leads 'most wanted' fugitive back to prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A career criminal is on his way back to state prison, thanks to anonymous tip which led to his arrest this morning. Howard Lee Brice, DOB 6/25/58, had been on th..
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Plane crashes in Miami canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

PARADISE POINT, Fla. - A single engine plane crashed shortly after 2 pm Wednesday near Paradise Point in South Miami-Dade. The pilot radioed that he had problem with a fuel gauge. ..
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Career fair to be held this week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Rasmussen College will host a free Career and Networking Fair for residents of the surrounding communities at the Hyatt Place Fort Myers at the Forum on Au..
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