Florida Power & Light buries power lines underground in Golden Gate neighborhood

Power lines are part of the deal in many Southwest Florida neighborhoods, but soon they’ll be gone from a Golden Gate neighborhood. On Thursday, Florida Power and Light began work on burying power lines. “We know that underground power lines perform about 85% better than overhead power lines during Hurricane Irma. And they perform about […]

Waiter accused of attacking 2 customers at Lely Resort restaurant

A man faces battery charges after deputies say he attacked a pair of customers, punching one and body-slamming another, at the Lely Resort restaurant where he worked as a waiter in December. According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Kevin Marte, 40, was arrested after deputies went to Off the Rock Tavern at 7723 Collier […]

North Naples man accused of stealing over $14K from elderly client with phony company

A North Naples man was arrested Thursday after detectives say he operated a phony air conditioning company that defrauded an elderly client out of more than $14,000. On the surface, Kola Cooling looks like a real business. They have photos of air conditioners and an average 4.8 rating review on Google, but the Collier County […]

Speeding boats a concern for boaters in Naples Bay

Boats are speeding by with no one to keep other boaters safe. This is what some people say is going on in Naples Bay. People there say they have seen boats going by faster than they should, and there should marine sheriffs and FWC there, but since Ian, they are nowhere to be found. There […]

Rotary Club in Lehigh Acres giving hot Christmas meals

The goal of the annual meal distribution provided by the rotary club in Lehigh Acres is that nobody spends Christmas Day without a warm meal. The Lehigh Acres rotary club has been serving Christmas dinners to people in Southwest Florida for the last 16 years. Mr. Ed is so dedicated to serving, he’s been volunteering […]

Burglaries push Naples community to be safer

People in a Naples community are concerned because of a similar theme where somebody goes into your home to shoot a video, to help, or sell your home, but when you get home all your valuables are gone. Neighbors that spoke with WINK News said they hope the people doing this are caught and are […]

Victims of Naples doctor accused of rape seeking justice after his death

Fourteen women are still seeking justice after being sexually abused at a medical spa in Naples. The suspect in the case, Dr. Eric Salata, took his own life, but the fight isn’t over. “Dr. Salata did take the easy way out. Cowardly took his own life. The case is not dead,” said Attorney Mary Colina-Fowler, […]

Tin City Waterfront Shops welcomes Naples customers back for Christmas

Christmas is just over a week away, and stores are rushing to open their doors for the last-second shopping rush. Tin City Waterfront Shops—some of which didn’t reopen until Thursday months after Hurricane Ian—are ready to meet the holiday shopping head-on despite some stores still needing work. Workers at Tin City tell WINK News the […]