FAMU dismisses students charged with hazing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The four students charged last week with hazing pledges of a Florida A&M marching band club known as the Clones have been dismissed from the university..
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Violent crime down in Lee Co. for 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The 2011 Annual Crime Report from the Lee County Sheriff's Office shows violent crime in the county dropped by double digits, down 11 percent as compared to 2010...
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Crime is up in the City of Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department has submitted the Annual Uniform Crime Report to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for review. Overall, crime is up in th..
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Cape PD releases crime statistics for 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department has released Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) statistics for 2011. The department saw a drop of violent crimes of 13.8 percent; the ..
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GOP candidates are campaigning in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As the Florida primary inches closer, candidates are turning their sights to southwest Florida in a final attempt to gain support. On Tuesday Rick Santorum will m..
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Rubio's SWFL Regional Director arrested for Battery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LEE COUNTY,Fla. - Senator Marco Rubio's Southwest Florida Regional Director has been arrested, charged with battery.WINK News has learned 39-year-old Michael Brennan was taken into..
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Turbulence leads to 3 injuries on American flight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) - An American Airlines spokeswoman says three crew members aboard a Brazil-to-Miami flight have been injured due to turbulence during the trip. The Miami Herald rep..
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GOP race turns to new terrain in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STEVE PEOPLES/Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Now it's Florida's turn. And Republican presidential rivals Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich have just 10 days to navigate a state un..
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Coast Guard evacuates man from cruise ship off Sanibel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GULF OF MEXICO - Coast Guard teams rescued a man from a cruise ship off the coast of Sanibel on Sunday. The Coast Guard said a 37 year-old man was suffering heart attack symptoms o..
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Florida's monthly jobs numbers are just estimates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GARY FINEOUT/Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott - who has billed himself as Florida's jobs governor - says repeatedly that he receives a new grade every mont..
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Broward County swears in first Asian-American judge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Broward County's first Asian-American judge has been sworn into office. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports Circuit Judge Raag Singhal was swor..
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Showtime with the Philharmonic Center for the Arts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

To learn more about visiting the Philharmonic, you can head to their website: http://www.thephil.org/
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All eyes on Florida after South Carolina primary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A suddenly scrambled Republican presidential contest now shifts to Florida. It comes a day after Newt Gingrich stopped Mitt Romney's sprint to the GOP nomin..
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Attorney finds cause to fire Edison State's president Walker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A law firm hired by Edison State College to investigate president Kenneth Walker's performance at the school says it found grounds to terminate him, if his contr..
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Boxing Coach Goes the Distance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachid Haoues

FORT MYERS, FL - In 1992 boxing trainer Steve J. Canton started teaching the Sweet Science in the City of Palms. Two decades later he's still at it, helping teach young men and wom..
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Hundreds turn out for WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

ESTERO, Fla -- The Harry Chapin Food Bank has more ammo in the fight to end hunger across southwest Florida. It's all thanks to the annual WINK News hunger walk. More than 700 peop..
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Brother fires at brother in Fort Myers shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An investigation is underway after a shooting between siblings early Saturday morning on Kingsman Circle in Fort Myers. Police tell WINK News a domestic dispute ..
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Early voting now underway across Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Sixty-two counties are opening polls for early voting in the Republican presidential primary, include Lee and Charlotte counties in Southwest Florida. Poll..
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Teen taken to jail after manslaughter conviction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Nineteen year-old Dylan Wisniewski was crying as he told the court what happened when he shot his 15 year-old girlfriend to death in his bedroom. "I ran out to my..
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Survey: Cape Coral #1 in U.S. for economic turnaround

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - The Kiplinger Newsletter and the internet search engine, Yahoo have listed Cape Coral as the number one city in the country for economic recovery. The numbers are ..
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