LEE COUNTY JAIL- Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott is sounding off about "repeat offenders."After WINK News did the math and found five criminals have been arrested 873 times! "If this..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida woman has been cited after authorities say she crashed into a state trooper who was parked on the shoulder of Interstate 4.  ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- "This is not good news for the real estate market long term," says realtor Denny Grimes. But he says we are not seeing the effects yet. Stocks crashed and debt ce..
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - An American Airlines flight from Miami to Washington, D.C., has landed in Charleston after encountering what an airport official called severe turbulence.&n..
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - A popular area on Fort Myers Beach is off limits to swimming after health officials discovered dangerous levels of bacteria in the water during routine wee..
BOKEELIA, Fla.- Have you ever heard things go bump in the night and you can't explain it? Have you seen a ghost? You may be interested to know that right here in Southwest Florida ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- One Fort Myers woman takes WINK News inside her home to witness a true turnaround. The recovering hoarder's house was once stacked to the ceiling in filth, but th..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Kendricka Rivero, the driver of a Chevy, 20, and her passenger Kentoya Rivero, 19, were transported to Lee Memorial Hospital, after a car accident occurring early..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The city of Cape Coral is picking up the tab for a local soldier, waiving hundreds of dollars in utility fees. And that may be just the start. &n..
MIAMI (AP) - A coalition of small exile groups and U.S. Rep. David Rivera are asking local authorities to cancel the first Miami concert of famed Cuban artist Pablo Milanes. &..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - If you're out of work and looking for some help finding that next job, Rasmussen College may be able to help.On August 25th, Rasmussen College will be hosting a c..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department has approved 76 largely non-controversial provisions of a new Florida election law. The decision Tuesday, tho..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County's "Conservation 20-20 Program" pays millions, to buy more land. Environmentalists support the program, but some people are questioning the amount of la..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The start of school in Collier County is still more than a week away, but already the district knows lunch rooms will be busier than they've ever been in the..
ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested Joseph Cirillo, 69, of 17 Fairway Drive, Englewood, on one felony count of Exploitation of the Elderly. Detective..
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami regional director for the Department of Children and families is resigning. Jacqui Colyer's departure Tuesday comes months after the agency..
WHO: WINK FM, WINK TV and Lee County Public Schools WHAT: 2011/2012 Stuff the Bus Event WHERE: In front of the Target Super-Store, 13711 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers (corner of US ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Congressman Connie Mack is back in Southwest Florida. The Republican will meet with voters later this month to answer tough questions about what's going on Washin..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A butterfly now only found in remote parts of the Florida Keys has been listed as endangered. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service anno..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department has named Detective Michael Toleman Officer of the Month and Public Service Aide Mary Schwartz was awarded Employee of the Month ..