Backlash at commission meeting over Jackson Labs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Backlash about plans to bring Jackson Labs to Collier County at Tuesday's commission meeting. The concern is the company won't really bring as many jobs as i..
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Family member of abused boy talks to WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - For the first time, WINK News is hearing from a family member of an abused 10-year-old Port Charlotte boy. She said her nephew would not have lived through..
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When Ants Fly: It's Happening Now in Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Some local residents are reporting swarms of flying ants, especially at dusk.It seems, ants do grow wings at times in their life cycles, and fly around  to found new colonies...
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Women arrested for disturbing turtle nest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - Two Englewood women face 3rd-degree felony charges after Florida Fish and Wildlife says they knowingly disturbed a threatened Loggerhead Turtle nest.On June 14th,..
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Man slams cats on cement/ hits neighbor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- A drunken Fort Myers man takes his rage out on a kitten and when confronted, attacks his female neighbor. Neighbors say Hector Rivera is mentally ill and when he dr..
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It's your money: major projects move forward

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and two major projects are moving forward. Taxpayers will decide in November if they want to spend $30 million dollars to expand the Naples Z..
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Storm damages Cape Coral church

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Cape Coral, Fla -  A Cape Coral church is cleaning up a mess after strong winds rip off part of the roof and flooded part of the sanctuary. It happened after Monday night's st..
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Oil free beach commercials shot on Capitiva Island

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CAPTIVA ISLAND, Fla- A series of commericials promoting Lee County's oil free beaches are being shot this week. The crew this morning is on Capitva Island.     ..
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Pants policy up for change in Lee County Schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- The Lee County School Board will consider a stricter dress code Tuesday that requires students to cover up.  The change would add to the code of conduct a req..
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Gulf drilling ban decision expected soon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge says he'll rule tomorrow on a request to overturn a six-month moratorium on deepwater oil and gas drilling. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman he..
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Parents arrested for abuse when missing son found

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

  PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla- Two Port Charlotte parents are facing child abuse charges for allegedly keeping their son locked up in his bedroom since December of 2009.  The cas..
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Victim in hit and run talks to WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Waste Pro worker is on the job when he's plowed down by another car - and the driver never stops. He is out of the hospital and talking to WINK News about find..
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Man in mortgage fraud scheme sentenced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A man involved in a $4 million mortgage fraud scheme will spend 18 months in federal prison. According to our partners at the News-Press, Steven Reese was senten..
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Grease fire breaks out in Naples home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - A Collier County family is forced to find a new place to live after a grease fire at their home. The fire broke out at their home on Catts Street in East Naples..
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Cape firefighter hurt battling lightning strike blaze

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral firefighter is injured fighting a house fire. Lightning struck a vacant home on NE 14th Court Monday evening. There was only minor damage to the hom..
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Weather Service to investigate possible tornado in Bonita Springs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The National Weather Service will determine whether a tornado touched down in Bonita Springs on Sunday Afternoon.At least a half dozen homes were damaged alo..
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Convicted murderer suspected serial killer wants to be set free

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL-   A convicted murderer whose name resonates fear in Charlotte County wants to be set free. Daniel Conahan, a suspected serial killer on death row, s..
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Unlocked cars lead to crime spree in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Cape Coral, Fla -  In two days almost two dozen car burglaries in Cape Coral. The car burglaries span the entire city. From the southeast to the northeast area. In all, thousa..
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Some Want their Community to Become the City of Estero

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Some people in Estero are pushing again to become a city.  They believe Lee County is not delivering the services and attention that are needed for the wealthy enclave in the ..
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Grandfather accused of murder enters 'Not Guilty' plea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Lehigh Acres grandfather accused of killing his 3-month-old grandson, entered a plea of 'not guilty' Monday in a Lee County courtroom. Manuel Rosales didn't sa..
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