FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department is celebrating its 125th Anniversary. Since 1885 police have worked tirelessly around the clock to support, protect and defend i..
NAPLES, Fla. - The city of Naples is facing a $1.8 million budget deficit. Councilman Gary Price said he wants senior management officials, including himself, to take a..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - There's a new plan to help businesses in Collier recover from the economic slide. It's called "Grow Collier." The program is designed to help businesses surv..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of U.S. homes lost to foreclosure surged in July. According to foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac, lenders repossessed nearly 93,000 properties last ..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The federal judge who overturned California's same-sex marriage ban is set to rule Thursday on whether gay marriages should resume immediately in the state or ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral city leaders are considering a new health care option for employees.The city would still keep its insurance with Blue Cross-Blue Shield, but it ..
WINK News is airing your comments from our website and our Facebook page. Here are a few: Joshua Mallory says "I hope it passes. It's already federal law, so why not enforce it at ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News fixes another case of bad bank communication. Cape Coral homeowners spent a year trying to avoid a foreclosure. Finally, they closed on a s..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Edison farms, a controversial 4000 acre parcel in southeast Lee County, wants to sell to Conservation 2020. But the price tag, at least the initial a..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Only on WINK: thousands of dollars of equipment was stolen from a Punta Gorda Church, but a twist of fate brings some of it back. At the Church of the Nazarene,..
COLLIER COUNTY Fla. - Some residents in the most rural parts of Collier County will now have less firefighters to depend on thanks to budget cuts. Big Corkscrew Island Fire Departm..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A ballot blunder could keep your vote from counting in the upcoming primary election. A new envelope design is forcing the return of some absentee ballots back t..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is proposing immigration legislation similar to what Arizona passed earlier this year. McCollum unveiled proposed legisl..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - An accused burglar is busted, after a neighbor pulls a gun on him. Peter Hoffmann showed WINK how it went down. He says, "I had it like this, right at..
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida woman who accused New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana of rape is suing him after authorities declined to prosecute the case. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Lee..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Businesses in the Bridge Plaza along McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers are getting a new neighbor. TZ INSURANCE - based in New Jersey and with offices in Tampa is..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The discovery of an abandoned safe in a vacant field by a Lee County Mosquito Control pilot led to the arrests of two juveniles who are charged with several felo..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Crews are on Parker Avenue and 5th Street in Fort Myers responding to a vehicle rollover. Medstar landed on Palm Beach Blvd. closing it for a short time. Three p..
NEW YORK TIMES - About 340,000 of the 4.3 million babies born in the United States in 2008 — or 8 percent — had at least one parent who was an illegal immigrant, accord..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On August 9, 2010, at approximately 3:00 am, deputies were dispatched to the San Carlos Golf Club, 7420 Constitution Circle, in reference to a burglary. Deputies..