TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Gulf coast woman had a special visitor at her house: an alligator. Jenny Roca called 911 early Tuesday morning. She told the dispatcher that the reptile was in..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an armed robbery suspect was fatally shot by central Florida by police. The shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say the suspect fl..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has refused to take an appeal from a lower court ruling that says citizens have a right to attend but not speak at meetings of go..
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An elderly Florida woman was found guilty of bilking friends and neighbors of more than $1 million in a lottery scheme. Doris Siegel, who turned 80 recentl..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's Wednesday... and here at WINK News it means only one thing - Let's eat. Today, we are drinking and here to show us how to make some great dr..
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Thousands of fighting conchs are washing up and dying out on the beach. Now, marine biologists are looking into a possible cause for the massive wash up. It'..
FORT MYESR, Fla. - Both of Florida's candidates for governor will make last minute stops in Southwest Florida. Democrat Alex Sink is set to host a rally Wednesday ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - General Motors models are getting more reliable and Ford is still at the top as the most reliable American carmaker. Those are key findings in Consumer Reports l..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Wednesday is the last day to request your absentee ballot. All request must be received by 5pm. You may call walk in or go online to ask for the request. L..
IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Nearly 200 people took to the streets in Immokalee Tuesday night, trying to stomp out domestic violence. It's a march that's meant to target all of Collier County..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - WINK News has learned an injured Cape Coral soldier is scheduled to return to a Washington, DC military hospital on Wednesday. PFC Corey Kent lost his legs in an..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Con artists are going after your bank account. again Their scam isn't new, but the methods for getting your personal information are changing. It's called ..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A family says they're the target of arsonists, but investigators say southwest Florida has seen an alarming rise in arson investigations over the past 3 mo..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A couple is grateful to be alive after a bullet blasts through the back windshield of their car. The bullet missed their daughters head by just a few inches. Jos..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police arrested a burglar who was caught in the act of committing a second burglary while detectives had him under surveillance as a potential suspect..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - On Monday, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office along with Charlotte County Fire Department was dispatched to 4 separate reports of arson. The incid..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers man is attacked by ants at a local hospital. 76 year-old Cornelius Lewis was bitten hundreds of times while in the intensive care unit at Gulf Coast..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties is taking applications for the 2010 holiday season assistance program - Christmas Cheer. Families who ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - People who live on Crystal Drive near Daniels Parkway are used to traffic. But in the last week, many say it's been near impossible, and dangerous, just to get o..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A plan to increase "Mount Collier" is moving forward. On Tuesday, commissioners voted to send paperwork about the landfill to the Florida Department of Envir..