Charlotte County

3 arrested in Charlotte County drug bust

Three people have been arrested after a search warrant was served at a home in Charlotte County. On Thursday morning, Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics...
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Thousands of American flags fly in Field of Honor in Punta Gorda

One thousand flags are displayed in a Field of Honor at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda. They all look the same, but they all...
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SWFL students reflecting on a school year that returned to normal

The school year is ending in Southwest Florida, and students are looking back fondly on a year when things returned to normal after the...
Gun lawsvideo

How Florida gun laws changed after the Parkland school shooting

The school shooting in Texas has evoked emotions in all of us because of the young victims and more senseless violence. It is a reminder...
On Wednesday night, a large fire sparked inside a Dollar General on Duncan Road in Charlotte County.video

Dollar General gutted by fire on Duncan Road in Charlotte County

On Wednesday night, a large fire sparked inside a Dollar General on Duncan Road in Charlotte County. Firefighters say they had to fight the fire...
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Most Wanted Wednesday: Featuring some of SWFL’s most wanted suspects; May 25

This weekly WINK News segment features fugitives from justice right here in Southwest Florida. This is your chance to help out the community and give...

Where to find more baby formula hitting Southwest Florida shelves

Light is in sight at the end of the tunnel for those waiting on more baby formula coming to America: More than 100,000 pounds...
Pizzeria

Babcock Ranch pizzeria patio gate plowed through by vehicle

A vehicle drove through the patio of Pi Local Pizzeria in Babcock Ranch late Sunday night. The person responsible has not come forward. The restaurant...
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FGCU professor identifies smelly substance floating on water near Gilchrist Park

The water at Gilchrist Park in Punta Gorda has piles of gunk floating on top of it, creating a smelly situation. WINK News grabbed...
The approximate area of a deadly wrong-way crash on US-41 in Charlotte County.

2 people killed in US-41 wrong-way crash in Charlotte County

Two people are dead after a wrong-way crash on US-41 in Charlotte County Monday evening. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a pickup truck driven...

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