Fire destroys Naples home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A mansion in the Golden Gate Estates burns to the ground. It started around 4:30 on Golden Gate Boulevard. Fire officials say a man living at the home was mo..
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Fire station improves response times without spending $

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Improve response times without spending a dime. That's exactly what one fire district in Collier County is doing. How? Fire and emergency workers strive for qu..
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Philadelphia police upset with Florida over gun permits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police in Philadelphia are upset a man with a lengthy criminal record was able to get a gun permit from Florida. The 28 year old suspect was arrested over the we..
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Man beaten during arrest says deputies are 'getting away with it'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three Collier County deputies have been cleared of excessive force accusations in June 2009 arrest caught on tape; but now the man targeted by those deputies tel..
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More money aimed at tourism ads after oil spill, but is it enough?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Governor Charlie Crist has approved an additional $700,000 for tourism advertising to draw visitors back to Florida following the Gulf oil spill.  The state..
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Collier deputies cleared of wrongdoing in alleged excessive force case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News was first to show you video of Coroy Flournoy being handcuffed and punched by Collier Deputies.  He was the passenger in a high speed car chas..
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Change brewing for Punta Gorda liquor law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Plans are moving ahead in Punta Gorda to allow earlier liquor sales on Sundays. Right now, sales are off-limits before noon. But on Wednesday, city council took..
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Comcast will be performing an upgrade this evening

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Comcast will be performing an upgrade during this evening's maintenance window, 1am to 5am.  Upon completion, most customers will have to auto-program t..
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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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