Sinking boat sends 15 into the water in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. - Fifteen people escaped injury after their boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico. Naples police say it happened just after 6pm Saturday between Gordon Pass and Keewaydi..
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Ice halts oil spill containment efforts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Ice-like crystals encrusting a 100-ton steel-and-concrete box meant to contain oil gushing from a broken well deep in the Gulf of Mexico forced crews S..
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Stamp Out Hunger event collects 500,000 pounds of food

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Letter carriers across Lee County are stamping out hunger at the 18th annual letter carrier food drive.  Postal workers wer collecting food on their routes ..
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New playground in honor of Cape Coral boy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Josh Carroll

For the first time we are hearing from a mother who lost her two year old son in a tragic accident.  He was mauled to death by the family dog last December.  This weekend..
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Oil washes on shore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A Coast Guard official says tar balls that are believed to be from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are washing up on an Alabama island. Coast Guard chief ..
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Prostitution Operation Nets Eleven Arrests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics/Vice Unit, with the assistance of Street Crimes and Alpha District Units, conducted two operations on May 6th and May 7t..
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Update: No oil impact expected in SWFL for next 72 hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State Emergency Response Team, in support of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), is actively participating in the Deepwater Horizon..
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Volcano extends travel time

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

BRUSSELS (AP) - Travelers flying across the Atlantic Saturday can expect a longer flight. Ocean winds are carrying the ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano south. The 1,200-mile-lon..
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More than 2 million gallons of oil-water mix collected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard says about 2.1 million gallons of an oil-water mix has been collected since a spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC chief operating officer ..
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2 dead in alligator alley crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two people died Saturday morning near mile marker 92 on I-75.  FHP Lt. Chris Miller confirms two people were killed after the car they were driving in we..
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Local Moms Win Storybook Mother's Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Four local mothers were given the surprise of a lifetime Friday. Their kids secretly entered them in the WINK News Story Book Mother's Day Contest. With an armored..
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Second gun seized at Lee County school this week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

LEE COUNTY - Authorities seize two guns found at two Lee County schools this week.  On Friday, a 15-year-old from Fort Myers High School was found with a gun in his duffel bag..
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Lee County want you to help clean up beaches ahead of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

Fort Myers Beach, Fla - Lee County officials are asking residents to hit the beach and pick up trash. The plan part of a series of things the county says residents can do in pre..
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Vietnam veteran's remains finally home after 38 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ARCADIA, Fla. - A Vietnam veteran's remains are finally brought home to Arcadia. For nearly four decades, he was listed as M.I.A. and tonight, his family is grateful to finally hav..
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Naples High Softball Top in the Land

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Dario Melendez

NAPLES, Fla.- The Naples High Softball team won the 4-A State Championship back in 2008, thanks to a strong performance on the mound by All-Star Jaclyn Traina. Two years later, the..
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Playground nearly complete in memory of Cape Coral boy; help still needed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Cape Coral, Fla -  Hundreds of volunteers work for weeks to complete a special playground in Cape Coral. The Liam J Perk playground is named in honor of a 2 year old boy kille..
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Limo driver arrested on stalking charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies arrested a limo driver on charges of stalking and reckless driving, after he allegedly engaged the victim in a game of "cat ..
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Containment Box now in position over oil well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO - A BP-chartered vessel lowered a 100-ton concrete-and-steel vault onto a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, an important step in a delicate and u..
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Cortes Murder Case Verdict: Contreras guilty on all three counts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The jury has deliberated and reached a verdict in the Adam Cortes murder case. Defendant Cesar Contreras has been found guilty on all three counts: premeditated ..
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Driver suffers minor injuries following I-75 rollover crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New details in the wreck that triggered the temporary closure if I-75 around 10:00 a.m. Friday morning. The 24-year-old driver of one of the vehicles involved in..
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