FORT MYERS, Fla.-If you'd like to help the victims of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan, there's a benefit concert planned by Japan native Reiko Niiya and concert master at the S..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A woman says her neighbor unleashed his dog on her in an attempt to kill her following a dispute about the dog getting loose in the neighborhood. Carlie Cargile,..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill that would put Florida teachers on merit pay while ending tenure for new hires. Scott went to a charter school in Jacksonville ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, in partnership with WINK News and The News Press Media Group, is launching a new initiative called "Community Conve..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Lee County residents will get to voice their opinions regarding school choice versus neighborhood schools Thursday night at the first-ever Community Conversation..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit, assisted by Bravo (East) District deputies, responded to 3101 7th Street W, Lehigh Acres, on Tuesday in..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A big controversy is growing in Cape Coral over a tiny bird. It's called a Scrub Jay. Eight of the the federally-protected birds have taken up residence in ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to West Bay Boulevard and Marsh Turtle Trail in reference to a single vehicle accident within ..
MIAMI, Fla. - A major crime operation is busted right here in Florida. What one group was selling inside a Miami warehouse could have threatened the nation's safety, had it not bee..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- About 20 families in Charlotte County say they feel like they have been left out to dry. The water was shut off in over 20 rental units after the owner fail..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - New details about the 5-year-old boy injured when an ATV ran him over. Tonight Jake Gelormine is recovering from surgery at a Tampa hospital. The normally pl..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- At approximately 8:39 a.m. on March 22, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from someone stating a bomb was planted in a classroom at Cypress Lake..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: Both suspects have turned themselves in to the Lee County Jail. WINK News is not identifying the young men, because they are under the age of 18. The..
The south Florida water management district is imposing mandatory restrictions on the use of water throughout the region. It means: Homeowners can water the..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Authorities say a 12-year-old girl was arrested for choking her mother with a belt at their Gulf coast area home. Authorities say the mother had bruises around h..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- Local children are getting a realistic look at the consequences of drug use and drinking and driving. Cape Christian Fellowship at 2110 Chiquita Blvd. South in C..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Details about a disturbing discovering in North Fort Myers. Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff's Office confirm it was human remains, discovered by ..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal probe has found that a trapped piece of drill pipe prevented a blowout preventer from properly sealing to stop last year's massive Gulf oil spill..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered drug testing Tuesday of new hires and spot checks of existing state employees under him, but civil rights and labor l..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Fort Myers Police Officer Oneil Kerr was arrested Tuesday at about 7:05 p.m. by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for a misdemeanor battery. Kerr has been emp..