Clearwater man dead after fall from boat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Clearwater say a 43-year-old man is dead after falling off a boat. Clearwater Fire & Rescue says Shawn P. Whaley was sitting near the bac..
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Guards look for intruder at Patrick Air Force Base

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COCOA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Security guards are searching for a man who ran onto the grounds of Patrick Air Force Base in Florida after he was denied entrance at a security checkpoint..
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Woman likely bitten by shark

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was likely bitten on the arm by a shark while swimming off of north Florida's coast. Authorities say the woman, who has not b..
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Man dead after his amphibious plane crashes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - A man was killed when his ultralight amphibious plane crashed into a central Florida lake near the Winter Haven Municipal Airport. Police say two men saw ..
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First Gubernatorial debate filled with character attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Bill McCollum and Rick Scott used much of their first face-to-face debate to attack each other's character and records.McCollum, the state attorney general, and Scott,..
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$215,000 awarded for health training

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee Memorial Health System annually awards educational grants to employees and volunteers, their family members and local residents who are in financial need and..
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2 year old boy dies after fall into pool July 28

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reports that the 2½ year old boy, Ethan Rafferty (2/29/08), who was found in his family swimming pool Ju..
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List of top party schools released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ATLANTA (AP) - The University of Georgia won a national title this year - top party school.The Princeton Review announced Monday that Georgia is the No. 1 party school on its now i..
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Lemonade wedding Bridal Social to feature local wedding vendors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Brides-to-be from across Southwest Florida are invited to attend the Lemonade Wedding “Bridal Social,” hosted by Studio Six Eleven events and Goodwil..
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'Grand Slam' blood drive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Denny’s Restaurant and the Lee Memorial Blood Centers are teaming up for a blood drive on Friday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1306 Del Prado Boulevard ..
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Driver faces 21 counts of DUI property damage after taking out multiple mailboxes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The driver of a 2000 Chevrolet faces 21 counts of DUI Property Damage after he allegedly took out numerous mailboxes while traveling along SE 11th Avenue and SE ..
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Missing endangered adult

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 endangered adult. On Sunday August 1, 2010 at approximately 11:47 P.M. depu..
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NEW DETAILS: Foul play suspected in Bonita Springs death investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Detectives assigned to the Lee County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit have confirmed foul play is suspected in the deaths of two deceased individuals loca..
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Woman arrested for selling cocaine and prostitution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla -   A Port Charlotte woman is arrested for selling cocaine and solicitation of prostitution. A Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit..
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August is awesome adoption month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - There is a great opportunity to help homeless animals beginning August 1st. Lee County Domestic Animal Services (LCDAS) will kick off a month long adoption promo..
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Englewood man arrested in molestation of 14 year old girl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested an Englewood East man on five felony charges for sexually molesting a 14 year old girl over a year and ..
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First and only all news radio station launches in Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Southwest Florida’s locally owned broadcast group Fort Myers Broadcasting Company announced Monday they will be expanding the WINK NEWS brand name to radio ..
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NEW DETAILS: Driver dies when car submerged in canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The driver of a car submerged in a canal near Ava Maria University died early Monday morning.  The Florida Highway Patrol says 19 year old Alex Klucik w..
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Cooling system fails on Space Station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA officials are stressing thatthe crew on the International Space Station is in no danger, andthat the orbiting complex is in a stable situation afte..
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Real estate investment strategies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Investors are getting back into the real estate business but to do it they need a different kind of strategy than homebuyers. WINK News Real Estate contributor D..
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