WINK investigation looks into safety of teen diet pills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Teens looking to lose weight try dieting, counting calories, and exercising. But when that fails, one local company hopes to help. However, not everyone is on bo..
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Chainsaws stolen in Golden Gate, deputies say it's a trend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies say last week's robbery of a Golden Gate lawn care store is just one example of an increasing trend of thieves targeting expensive lawn equipment. A..
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Body found in Bonita is identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla -  The Lee County Sheriff's Office Tuesday released the identity of the body found in a wooded area of Bonita Springs last week. The human remains have bee..
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Dredging begins in more Cape Coral canals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  Gator Dredging will begin dredging activities in six canals in the southeast Cape this week. The contractor is building holding cells to retain the fill mat..
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Edison State College narrows list of presidential candidates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Edison State College is a step closer to having a District President. The Presidential Search Advisory Committee unanimously chose five finalists after interviewi..
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Search resumes in Oklahoma for missing Florida girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Forensic crews have resumed their search for a missing 4-year-old Florida girl who may be buried at or near a strip mall in Tulsa. Police said the Oklahoma Arch..
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Five dead in Space Coast shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. (AP) - Five people are dead following a shooting in Florida's Space Coast. The bodies were discovered Tuesday morning after a shooting in a Port St. John neighb..
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State board lowers passing grade for FCAT Writing test

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An emergency rule lowering the passing grade for Florida's standardized writing test will keep the failure rate essentially unchanged from last year. The S..
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Del Prado traffic signal approved two years after tragedy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- The Lee county commission has given the green light to install a new traffic signal off Del Prado boulevard in Cape Coral.The city has been fighting for the sign..
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Cape Coral bridge now open

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla.  Construction on the Cape Coral bridge finished early.  The bridge was suppose to remain close until 7am but re opened just before 5:30am Tuesday.  ..
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At least one dead in Immokalee accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

IMMOKALEE, Fla -- At least one person is dead in a car accident that happened just after 7:00 on Camp Keais Road just off Immokalee Road in Immokalee. Florida Highway Patrol is inv..
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Wrong way driver causes head on collision in Golden Gate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE, Fla -- Collier County Sheriff's Deputies say a wrong way driver is to blame for a head on collision Monday night in Golden Gate. The accident happened at 10:00 p.m. on..
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Gov. says jobs, not gay marriage, will matter to FL voters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Republican Governor Rick Scott says he doesn't expect the gay marriage issue will have a major impact on voter's opinions for the Presidential race in Florida. F..
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State education leaders to hold emergency meeting on FCAT

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- First thing Tuesday morning, state education leaders will have an emergency meeting to consider lowering the passing grade on the writing portion of the FCAT..
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Only on WINK: Wife of man arrested comes to his defense

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lee County dad is one of 31 men busted in an online undercover sting.  The men are accused of soliciting underage girls for sex.  Only on WINK, the ..
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Port Charlotte murder victim identified.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's office confirmed today that they suspect the body they discovered over the weekend at 161 Avens Street in Port Charlotte may be ..
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FCAT scores disappointing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- "It has got to be discouraging for all educators right now to see those results," said Lee Co. Superintendent Joseph Burke. Preliminary numbers from the writ..
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Suspect booked into Charlotte Co. Jail for 30th time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested 43-year-old Anthony Earl Horner, of 7051 Pinewood Lane in Punta Gorda, for Possession of Methamphet..
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Suspects steal from lawncare business, identities sought

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the men in the surveillance images taken from a Golden Gate law..
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Dunbar students get job market edge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thanks to a rare partnership between Microsoft and Dunbar High School, students are getting an edge in the job market. "I'm gonna get a little technical here.&nbs..
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