POTUS stops in Miami to discuss energy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINK News is the only Southwest Florida station in Miami covering the President's swing through Florida. The President is expected to speak on energy Thursday afternoon, and attend..
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1 Sanibel Florida Lotto player will share $7 million jackpot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two tickets matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to share a jackpot of $7 million, lottery officials said Thursday.    The winning tickets ..
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Sarasota man arrested for 40th time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a 32-year-old man has been arrested for the 40th time.    Deputies arrested Stephen A. Brewster Tuesday after someone saw him bre..
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LCSO searches for suspect who robbed a pizza delivery driver

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, February 16, at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of the robbery of a Pizza Hut delivery driver. The vi..
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Early morning crash in Lely leaves 1 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- One person is dead after an early morning crash in Collier County. It happened in Lely Resort around 4:00 a.m. Details are limited at this time, but we do kno..
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Cab driver robbed in N. Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s help in apprehending a suspect wanted for a robbery that occurred on February 17, at approximatel..
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Miniature world event Saturday Feb. 25th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.  Size matters when it comes to one weekend event in Fort Myers.  And the smaller the better. The Mini delights are hosting an exhibit and workshop this S..
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President Obama to Miami Today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is confronting Americans' anxiety over rising gasoline prices by drawing attention to his energy policies and taking credit for increased o..
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Man arrested for the 40th time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a 32-year-old man has been arrested for the 40th time. Deputies arrested Stephen A. Brewster Tuesday after someone saw him breaking into a ..
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Governor Rick Scott losing another administration member

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is losing another agency head after just a year in office. Jack Miles, the secretary of the Department of Management Services,..
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Disabled Port Charlotte teen denied use of electric cart

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

Only on WINK: A disabled Port Charlotte teen is pushing for change. She says two stores denied her the right to ride an electric shopping cart. She says she was told despite h..
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Only on WINK: Fight in Lehigh Acres ends in double stabbing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A woman and young girl are in the hospital after a stabbing in Lehigh Acres Wednesday night. The stabbing happened in the 2800 block of SW 44th Street.  L..
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Golden Gate man killed working on car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - A Golden Gate man was killed Wednesday evening when he was crushed by his car. 39 year old Eulacio Gilberto Cruz Nosti was working on his car when the jack gave..
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A federal law could throw a curve ball in one man's joke

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A local man's practical joke could end up in a domain debate. Eric Engelman of Lehigh Acres registered the domain name JetBluePark.Com last year, after the count..
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Deputies use stun gun after threatened with machete

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A North Naples man was arrested Tuesday after he refused to drop his machete during a fight with Collier County deputies, reports say. Francy Cardenas-Reyes, ..
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Scammers hit Southwest Florida mailboxes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

MARCO ISLAND, FLa.- WINK News has learned of a letter circulating around Southwest Florida containing what appears to be an authentic check. The letter instructs people to deposit ..
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Dropped cell phone leads to suspect in break-in

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A teenager apparently dropped his cell phone as he fled a home in Lehigh Acres. Deputies later connected the teen to a break-in at the home, after the teen's uncl..
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New hope for mangrove habitat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Conservationists and Collier County leaders break ground on a project to bring back some of Southwest Florida's protected habitat. Hundreds of acres of mangrove..
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9 arrested on drug charges in Okeechobee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OKEECHOBEE, Fla.- The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office teamed up with several agencies to remove drug dealers off the streets of Okeechobee County. Nine individuals were arrested..
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LCSO searches for 2 suspects who robbed a Ft. Myers 7-Eleven

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Officers are searching for the suspects who robbed the 7-Eleven on Cypress Lake Dr. in Fort Myers Tuesday night. An employee told officers that he was re-stocking..
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