CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man who was knocking on doors to see if anyone was home, then burglarizing them. Arreste..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A report released Thursday by the American Lung Association gives Florida an "F" for its efforts to prevent smoking and help current smokers quit. The State of T..
MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a Miami-Dade police officer was wounded in a shooting and transported to a local hospital. Miami-Dade Police spokeswoman Cmdr. Nancy Perez says she doe..
Firefighters scrambled to a reported plane crash in Alva around 11am this morning, only to find the plane still flying overhead. The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a witness saw ..
CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police Detectives have arrested two suspects from an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday January 16th. On that date, the victim called an acquaintance to p..
FORT MYERS, Fla- Many of you have called and e-mailed us about how the Harry Chapin Food Bank can turn every donated dollar into six dollars worth of food. With the WINK News Feed ..
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - A Winter Haven police officer is accused of pilfering a "marijuana bud" following the department's seizure of marijuana plants from a home. Authorities sa..
HOLT, Fla. (AP) - A 4-year-old girl was killed when her mother backed over her near the River's Edge RV Campground in Okaloosa County. The Florida Highway Patrol says Sally Melissa..
GREENACRES, Fla. (AP) - An elementary school bookkeeper is accused of taking more than $13,000 from the school's safe. Police arrested 36-year-old Kim Griffin of Lake Worth Tuesday..
Ft. Myers, Fla.-Help stomp out hunger at the 3rd Annual WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk. It's happening Saturday, January 22 at Miromar Outlets. Just follow the signs from the..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-Entering a new decade of traveling adventure and outdoor family fun, the Fort Myers Recreation Vehicle Show motors into the new year at the Lee Civic Center this J..
MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez says a second officer has died at a hospital being a shooting in Miami. Another officer had died at the scene in the Thursday shooting ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nursing jobs remain in high demand across the nation and in Southwest Florida.The Florida Center for Nursing expects a steady increase in the need for nurses ove..
SAN CARLOS PARK, FL- A girl home sick from school gets a terrifying visit from a burglar! Julina Delorenzo says she woke up yesterday morning after hearing noises in he..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Religious groups got a chance to represent themselves inside Collier County high schools Wednesday. It's the first year the district is allowing this for Rel..
CAPE CORAL- A series of home break-ins has one Cape Coral community on alert. In the past few days several homes near Orchid Boulevard have been burglarized. Sandwiched in this nei..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's new Senate president says he'd like to cut taxes in addition to slashing more than $3 billion from the state budget. Republican Mike Haridopolos ..
A bill introduced in the Florida House of Representatives would require some public school teachers to grade parents. The teachers would send home 'report cards' ..
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - A woman who has volunteered to work dispatch for the Coast Guard will be stepping down from her station after 30 years and 170,000 hours. Betty Riddle bega..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 21 year-old man is on trial for punching a woman during a haunted house event at Florida Gulf Coast University. Prosecutors say Jerome Joseph ended up decking L..