Suspect in Cape sexual assault sentenced to life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On November 15, 2010 Cape Coral Police received a 911 call from a home on SW Embers Terrace at 9:39am. The caller told dispatchers that she had just been violentl..
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Cape police partner with Harry Chapin for holiday food drive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department is partnering with the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida for a Holiday Food Drive. The department will be collecting no..
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Giordano denies involvement in Aruba disappearance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - An American businessman suspected in the presumed death of his traveling companion in Aruba says he had nothing to do with her disappearance.    Du..
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WINK goes behind the scenes at Shrek the Musical

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thursday on Kickin' It With Kyle, WINK News got a behind-the-scenes look at Shrek the Musical. The performance will be running at the Barbara B. Mann Performing A..
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Prime suspect in missing mom case gets custody of children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The prime suspect in the disappearance of a missing Orlando mom now has custody of their two children. Michelle Parker has been missing for two weeks and now h..
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Michelle Bachmann visits Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Michelle Bachmann is bringing her presidential campaign to Florida. The Minnesota Republican plans to meet with reporters in Fort Lauder..
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Happy Birthday Governor Rick Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

Happy Birthday Governor Rick Scott!  He's turning 59 today!  Governor Scott was born in Bloomington, Illinois, raised in Kansas City, and moved to Florida in 2003.  ..
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Two suspects arrested after attempted robbery in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- New video into the WINK Newsroom as officers surround a home in Fort Myers.  WINK News is told officers were investigating an attempted robbery on State Ro..
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Charter fishing captain weighs in on red tide bloom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- Thousands of sea creatures are found dead off the southwest Florida coast and red tide is to blame. Dead fish washed ashore on Sanibel Island. Officials say the..
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Forestry officials fear busy brush fire season is ahead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla -- We're still months away from brush fire season, but already there are fears next year could be the busiest season in more than a decade. Experts say we ..
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Lee County Corrections deputy's son killed in shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The hunt continues for the shooter that targeted two sons of a Lee County Corrections deputy.  One man died at the scene and two teens are recovering from ..
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Lee County Corrections deputy's son killed in shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The hunt continues for the shooter that targeted two sons of a Lee County Corrections deputy.  One man died at the scene and two teens are recovering from ..
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AP: McCready says can't return to Fla for court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Country singer Mindy McCready said Wednesday she will probably not be able to bring her 5-year-old son back to Florida to fulfill a judge's order by Thu..
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Buddhist monks offer an ancient glimpse into their culture

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Perhaps no other art form requires as much concentration as the ancient ritual being performed in Naples. Six Tibetan Buddhist Monks are building a Sand Mandala at U..
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More fallout at Edison State College

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Edison trustee Pamella Seay is stongly defending the board's decision to vote out Dr. Kenneth Walker."The facts that were coming out about a lot of the problems a..
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Shipping executive pleads guilty to price fixing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A former Peruvian airline executive has pleaded guilty for his role in a conspiracy to fix surcharges on air cargo shipments from the United States to South and Centra..
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Rep. Mack talks Senate campaign with WINK News

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV's entrance into the U.S. Senate race as the instant front-runner also puts a huge target on his back, and he'll have to answer plen..
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Edison board of trustees names Dr. Land acting president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Edison State College Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Patricia Land to Acting District President, effective Thursday, Nov. 30. Dr. Land has served as the C..
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Hurricane seasons ends, but Irene's effects remain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season has ended and it's a study in contradiction.    The usual targets in the southeastern U.S. were spared, but Irene par..
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Local radio personality produces and hosts Christmas show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Radio personality Randy Sherwyn is producing a Christmas show that plays around the world. It  ranks as the most listened to Christmas-themed radio broadcast in the world. And..
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