Feeding the hungry on Thanksgiving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - By now, kitchens are beginning to fill with the sweet scent of pumpkin pie. But for those who can't afford to fill a Thanksgiving table, there are plenty of war..
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Weather causes delays for holiday travelers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As millions of people began their travel plans for the Thanksgiving holiday, some of the nations largest cities are getting slammed with storms.. causing possible..
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Thanksgiving donations still needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Several local organizations are falling short of food donations for this year's holiday. Charlotte County Homeless Coalition is stocked with turkeys, but the agency is still in nee..
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Florida babies struggling with drug withdrawal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FLORIDA - Addicted at birth. Each year, hundreds of babies in Florida enter the world struggling to breathe, eat or sleep, products of their mothers' own drug addictions. And now, ..
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President of homeowners association accused of embezzlement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Board members of the Sabal Springs Golf and Raquet Club filed charges Wednesday against the former president of the homeowners association, claiming he embe..
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Fort Myers centenarian celebrates another big birthday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Don't let the candles on the cake fool you- Toots Malarkey is turning 106. It's another year she's celebrating on her feet."I feel better. I don't feel as old. I ..
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Local companies push for 'Small Business Saturday'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- If you're not up for the busy crowds this Black Friday, Southwest Florida small businesses are hoping you'll give them a shot this Saturday. More companies are ju..
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FGCU panty thief arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News has obtained brand new video of a bizarre theft. In the video, the man steals women's underwear from a laundry room on Florida Gulf Coast University's c..
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Naples grandparents main suspects in abduction case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. - Three cars were sitting in Donald and Joyce Byrd's driveway in Naples when WINK News stopped by Wednesday Morning, but no one answered the door. The Naples grandpare..
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Witness: Garrett Kern rambling about being a 'sex slave'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A WINK News exclusive: One of the men Garrett Kern went to after authorities say he killed his step-grandfather is telling us about what happened that day. Kern i..
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3 Fla. men convicted in 8-year-old's slaying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A Pinellas County jury found three men guilty of killing an 8-year-old girl during a drive-by shooting.    The jury made its decision Wednesd..
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Trial set in death of missing Fla. foster child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A trial date has finally been set in the murder case of little Rilya Wilson.    The 4-year-old foster child disappeared in South Florida in 2000, sparki..
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Former bank teller charged with stealing from customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Matthew James Francis, 21, of 9770 47th Drive N.W. in Coral Springs was arrested on Tuesday for Fraud-obtaining property over $50,000, identity theft, exploit..
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Settlement in Hulk Hogan divorce case in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Court records show a confidential financial settlement has been agreed upon between wrestler Terry Bollea - better known as Hulk Hogan - and his ex-wife.&nb..
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Cape Coral realtor involved in federal lawsuit over loan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

This is the second video clip to our investigation into the Pine Island 101 Land trust and the involvement of Cape Coral realtor Greg Eagle in a federal lawsuit over funding for hi..
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Fla. justices invalidate nursing home arbitration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court says nursing home arbitration agreements that limit remedies in conflict with those allowed by state law are invalid in two separ..
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Holiday travel has begun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One of the busiest travel days of the year is upon us. Whether you're flying the friendly skies or hitting the road, there's information you need to know. Some ai..
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Lee Library System offers amnesty program for kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Are overdue library book fines weighing down your wallet? The Lee County Library System is now offering a new program for kids to work off those fees."We didn't w..
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New details in Kern's arrest warrant tell disturbing story

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- New details are emerging in the case against a Cape Coral man accused of killing his step-grandfather. New documents were just released that show what led police ..
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Fla. justices to rule on school funding lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A sharply divided appellate court has blocked efforts by Florida legislative and education leaders to halt a lawsuit over state school funding.  ..
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