Small Plane Strikes Two on Florida Beach

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: David Schlager

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on the Gulf Coast only feet ..
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Six-foot deep hole shuts down one road in Fort Myers

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Fort Myers, FL.- A six-foot deep hole has closed part of the road at the intersection of McGregor Boulevard and Florida Avenue. A WINK News crew reported the northbound lane was bl..
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Bucs fans and players confident in winning season

Updated 11 hours ago   
By: Morgan Frances

Tampa, Fla. - It's been 12 seasons since the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won a playoff game, and they haven't been to the playoffs in 6 seasons. "I've been through the good, the bad,..
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Six-foot deep hole shuts down one road in Fort Myers

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Fort Myers, FL.- A six-foot deep hole has closed part of the road at the intersection of McGregor Boulevard and Florida Avenue. A WINK News crew reported the northbound lane was bl..
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Beach goer dead after plane crashes off Venice Beach

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Kelly Wakelee

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Sarasota officials said a small plane crashed into the water off the coast, near Venice Beach. Venice Airport contacted Sarasota Sheriff's Office regarding a ..
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16 year old dies in Naples pond

Updated 16 hours ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Collier County, FL.- The Collier County sheriff's office has identified the 16 year old who was found dead in a pond Saturday as Christian Castaldo, from Golden Gate. A spokesperso..
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LCSO searching for suspects in armed robbery

Updated 16 hours ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Lehigh Acres, FL.- The Lee County sheriff's office is searching for two men, who police said robbed Luxxor Games in Lehigh Acres. In a release from Crime Stoppers, it stated two ma..
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Clothes Mentor donating all profits today to Gabriel House

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Megan Contreras

NAPLES, Fla. - You can keep your closet up to date with the latest fashions while also supporting a good cause.Clothes Mentor Fort Myers and Clothes Mentor Naples are hosting "FAB ..
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BIG Backpack Event preps thousands of kids for school

Updated 21 hours ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Today's a big day for local kids getting ready to head back to the classroom. The BIG Backpack Event runs from 11-3 at Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort M..
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Changes made 10 years after Charley

Updated 23 hours ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - We are just a few weeks away from August 13th. The day will mark 10 years since Hurricane Charley hit southwest Florida. The damage was significant and the..
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Thousands of fish killed by red tide off Fla coast

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida wildlife officials say a large offshore fish kill in the northeast Gulf of Mexico is being caused by a red tide.    The Florida Fis..
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One person dead after a serious crash in Lehigh Acres

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Lehigh Acres, FL.-Deputies have identified the driver of a deadly crash in Lehigh Acres as 26 year-old Kyle Kashner. The crash happened in the 2500 block of Lee Boulevard. Reporter..
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Water Main Break

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Tom Lloyd

Collier County, FL.- Crews have restored water to homes, after a water main break in the Quarry neighborhood, off Immokalee Road midday Saturday. Saturday afternoon Collier County..
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Lawyer thinks hurricane shutters need escape latch

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Esther Mibab felt nervous in her home in The Acreage. So nervous that she kept her accordion-style hurricane shutters closed, even in the off-season. C..
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Surgeries cancelled over fear of rare disease at FL center

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials at a Polk County medical center have shut down surgeries after they suspected a surgical instrument may have been exposed to a rare, fatal brain dis..
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Fatal crash in Collier County

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car crash in Collier County. It happened on Santa Barbara Boulevard and Cedar Tree Lane just before 1:30 a.m.Det..
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Dolphins and Bucs start Training Camp

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Loosening up for their first training camp practice, the Miami Dolphins high-stepped sideways up and down the field while House of Pain's song "Jump Around" blar..
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New initiative to help ER workers spot trafficking

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Jennifer Jones

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Emergency room doctors and nurses are often the only contact victims of human trafficking have with the outside world, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said ..
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FMB lightning strike victim shares her story

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Megan Contreras

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- She survived the same lightning strike that killed a friend and critically injured another. Tonight, 16-year-old Chelsea Gill is telling her story to WINK News. G..
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Collier deputies investigate 'Purge' social media postings

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of social media accounts that encourage followers to send in nude photos of teenagers to be poste..
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