TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Former U.S. Senator George LeMieux is launching his first campaign for the job he held briefly following Sen. Mel Martinez resignation in 2009. LeMieux announced..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-April 6th is National Start! Walking Day. Join the American Heart Association from 12-1 pm at Lakes Park in Fort Myers and Cambier Park in Naples. The event is to ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives conducted two undercover operations and arrested a total of five crack dealers Monday afternoon. ..
TAMPA, Fla.- A judge has given prosecutors until August to determine whether they'll seek the death penalty against a Tampa mother accused of shooting her two teenage children earl..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Tracy Vanlandschoot has been collecting child support payments from her ex-husband for year now. She credits Lee County's Pay or Appear Program. "Once I put him i..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is hoping Republicans and Democrats can reach an agreement on budget cuts after he meets with House Speaker John Boehner later this morning..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hundreds show up for a rally against $1.75 worth of budget cuts toward Florida's education system. Teachers from all over Lee county showed to voice their disple..
CLEWISTON, Fla. -- Only on WINK, a tragic end to what should be a teen's most memorable night. A Clewiston High School senior is killed in a car crash on prom night now the man ac..
NAPLES, Fla. - A dog mauled a young child's face, and the bites were so severe, responders could see the toddler's skull. Saturday night, just after 9:30, responders were called t..
Until recently, the redneck yacht club has been one of southwest Floridas best kept dirty little secrets. The redneck yacht club is an 880 acre mud hole in the middle of Florida.&n..
How would you like to visit an incarcerated loved one from home? Well, if that person is in the Charlotte County Jail, now you can. Inmates at the Charlotte County Jail can now vis..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Corey Daniels and his family say his emotions got to him last week when he stood up during jury selection in his sister's murder trial, and attacked her accused k..
CAPE CORAL, FL - Cape Coral police say Harold Berkey stabbed Richard Falb multiple times in a jealous rage. According to reports, Berkey became enraged after seeing his former girl..
Lee county may send out another round of requests for proposals on what to do with City of Palms Park, the former spring training home of the Boston Red Sox. Comm..
LEHIGH, FL-A serious health hazard at a Lee County bus stop.Students discover needles and then start stabbing each other with them. Several elementary school students are bei..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The owner of an East Naples house that burned to the ground is telling WINK News the closest source for water wasn't used to fight the fire, and he says it c..
TAMPA, Fla. - A Tampa Bay-area man who spent 18 years in prison on a rape conviction is expected to walk free on the strength of new DNA evidence. Prosecutors in Bradenton said Mon..
NAPLES, Fla. - Attorneys for a 14-year-old southwest Florida teen accused of killing his parents entered written not guilty plea on his behalf. The not guilty plea was entered into..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A fire has broken out at a single-story residence at 14085 Hopewell Avenue off State Road 776, according to the Charlotte County Fire Department. A call cam..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A candle that was being used to light a room started a fire that caused $85,000 damage to one side of a duplex in the southeast Cape on Saturday. Cape Coral Fire ..