Jennifer Stacy's big announcement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. WINK News Anchor Jennifer Stacy surpises everyone with her big announcement.  She is expecting a baby boy in June.
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Shipwreck Treasure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Leaving nothing to chance, the U.S. military is making sure the transfer of 17 tons of shipwreck treasure to Spain later this week is handled safely. Officials a..
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Fort Myers moves ahead with downtown river basin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - After years of planning and debating, the City of Fort Myers voted Tuesday to move ahead with a major change to the downtown river district. The city council app..
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Jetbluepark.com is not registered to Boston Red Sox

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- When you hear the words Jet Blue Park, you might automatically assume all things Red Sox.  But it turns out, Jet Blue Park is connected to their Yankee r..
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Bill would use lost change to help out American troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

FORT MYERS, Fla -- A Florida congressman is making a push to help out American troops with loose change left at airports. You may be surprised to find out that travelers leave behi..
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Ex-landlord of alleged terrorist recounts warning signs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- WINK News is hearing first-hand from the former landlord of an alleged terrorist. Amine El Khalifi is expected in a Federal Court tomorrow. He's accused of trying to ..
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Ave Maria files federal suit to protect religious identity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

The latest twist in the contraception controversy: Ave Maria University is taking the Obama administration to court. The school has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the government ..
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Girl found safe after reporting abduction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teen who police believed had been abducted on her way to school has been found unharmed.    A search for 17-year-old Jade B..
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Fla. Gov. raising large amounts for re-election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is quickly building up a large campaign war chest for his re-election.    Scott has already said he plans to seek a ..
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Both sides claiming win from Fla. pollution ruling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) - Both sides in a dispute over water pollution are claiming victory from a federal court ruling that ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to implement ..
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Washing machine blocks traffic on I-75 in Bonita

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- UPDATE: Roadway has been cleared. A washing machine is in the roadway on I-75 near mile marker 118 in Bonita Springs. Expect delays.
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LCSO and Cape PD search for missing 8-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- UPDATE: The child has been located. The boy reportedly wondered off to play basketball, without telling anyone, and was missing for two and a half hours. An 8-yea..
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Woman found guilty of tampering with a turtle nest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Juanita Schultz has been found guilty of felony tampering with a turtle nest after disturbing one that was on her Englewood property in 2010. Though Schultz i..
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Suspect steals $16,700 in property from construction site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is looking for the suspect (s) who stole $16,700 worth of property from a Strickler Bros., Inc. construction site in Estero. The equip..
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Gov. Scott appoints new member to Edison Board of Trustees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Braxton C. Rhone to the District Board of Trustees, Edison State College. Rhone, 27, of Fort Myers, is a financ..
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Possible arson on Sanibel under investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.-Police are investigating possible arson on Sanibel. On Monday, the Sanibel Police Department received a report of a brush fire on the west side of the gate on Island ..
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A new insect invasion hits SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An insect invasion across Southwest Florida isn't just damaging your plants...it's also wreaking havoc on cars, boats and patios! It's called whitefly and it's le..
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Edison State gets community input in search for president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The search is on to find a new president for Edison State College. Tuesday, local business leaders met with the company charged with filling the position to give ..
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The battle over Zander McCready continues in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Our cameras are inside a Lee County courtroom for a custody hearing for Zander McCready, the son of country singer Mindy McCready. In November, WINK News broke th..
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CCSO investigates shooting and slashing incidents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives continue their investigations into two incidents, one a stabbing and the other a shooting early Saturday morning i..
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