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Confusions leads to suspect not getting booked into Lee County Jail

Investigators say a man went to take a loaded gun into a bar after a fight happened inside, but he wasn’t booked into jail afterward. We reached out to Cape Coral Police Department and Lee County Sheriff’s Office, and it turns out suspect Brandon Chaleunsouk was not considered a danger to the public. But new […]

Pet Pals

In this week’s Pet Pals, we’re going to find Bitty a home! Bitty is a friendly 11 year old dog who gets along with all other kinds of pets. You can pick him up right now from the Gulf Coast Humane Society, their number is (239) 332-0364.

Parents help teachers get ready for school year

Hundreds of teachers in Lee County say they spend at least $600 of their own money a year on supplies for your child’s classroom. Now, many of you want to know how you can help teachers with this heavy burden. WINK News is your Back to School Headquarters, and Investigative Reporter Allison Gormly walks you […]

How to tell if you are pulled over by real police officers

In May, we told you about a family pulled over and threatened by an armed man impersonating a police officer. So how can you tell if you are being pulled over by a real law enforcement officer? Lee County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Specialist Heather Turco tells you the steps you can take to make […]

Re-training for your career without the stress

Whether you are going from school to career, switching jobs, or even coming out of retirement, training for a job you have never done before can be stressful! To help you make the transition as smooth as possible, Dr. Madelyn Isaacs with FGCU’s counseling department tells you how to re-train for your career without the […]

SWFL Crimestoppers starts new series to solve cold cases

Southwest Florida Crimestopper’s Jennifer Lambert talks about their new series kicking off on social media called “The Search Continues.” The series highlights a different cold case every week in need of leads. If you know anything about a crime, you can contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477), or you can download the P3 Tips mobile app. […]