Working smoke alarms could mean free pizza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Nothing in life is free but for people living in Fort Myers, dinner could be free if they order from Domino's on Thursday.  The South Trail Fire Department..
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Major dip in sheltered animals in Collier county

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Just over 6,000 animals came through the doors at Collier County Domestic Animal Services last year. That's down seven percent from the year before."What we'r..
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Gov. wants to delay water cleanup in Everglades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A project that's been held up for more than two decades may finally make some progress, restoring the Everglades.  The governor's new plan could affect ..
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Details emerge in Naples hit and run case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- WINK News has new details in Monday's fatal hit and run in Naples.The suspect, charged with D.U.I. manslaughter, failed several portions of a sobriety test he agreed ..
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Lee shelter dog travels on two paws, not four

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The latest resident of Lee County Domestic Animal Services isn't your typical pound pup. Little Trixie was found on the streets walking upright, relying entirely ..
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Fla. Gov. to lay out jobs agenda for 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott, who says he was elected to create more jobs in Florida, plans to spend his second year again pushing an agenda calling for more tax cuts, ..
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Fla. wants end to federal oversight of elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's top elections official is asking a federal court to end federal oversight of state elections.    Any voting law changes in Florida..
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1,588 welfare applicants decline to take drug test

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - New figures reveal less than one percent of Florida welfare applicants tested positive for drugs under a new law. But nearly 1,600 applicants did not take the drug tes..
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Woman, 73, tosses coffee on purse snatcher

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 73-year-old Boca Raton woman threw a cup of coffee at a man who snatched her purse in a grocery store parking lot.    Authoritie..
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Scott: State doesn't need more anthropologists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott says it isn't a vital interest of the state of Florida to have more anthropologists.    Economically speaking, he may be right: Job grow..
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Fla. county commission debates fluoride in water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - The commission for one of Florida's largest counties is again debating whether to remove fluoride from the area's drinking water.    During T..
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Edison College VP of Academic Affairs on leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Vice President of Academic Affairs for Edison State College, Dr. George S. Atkins, was suddenly placed on administrative leave Tuesday afternoon. In a t..
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Artist born at Edison Estate opens exhibit on site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new exhibit it set to open at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates next month and WINK News is giving you a sneak peek. Florence Keen Sansom was born in the caret..
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Tobacco trials begin in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Big tobacco trials begin today in Fort Myers and 150 people are fighting cigarette companies for multi-million dollar payouts. They argue their illnesses were cau..
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7 survive 20 hours at sea clinging to boat, cooler

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Eight relatives had set out to fish in less-than-ideal conditions off the Florida Keys. It was raining, seas topped 7 feet and winds were whipping up to 38 mp..
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Traffic lights working after an outage in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- The traffic lights are now working after an outage earlier Tuesday at Goodlette Frank Rd. and Golden Gate Pkwy. Traffic was being directed by the Naples police. Motor..
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Rutting Key deer causing problems for drivers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Drivers in the Florida Keys are facing a peculiar road hazard: rutting Key deer.    It's mating season and the male deer are moving around look..
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Dr. Kim: Warning for self injectables

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-In this slow economy, some people are trying to save money on cosmetic procedures by buying injectables online and self-injecting.  Dr. Michael Kim tells us t..
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Construction worker falls off roof on Sanibel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- A construction worker fell off of the roof at Blind Pass Condominiums, Tuesday morning. The victim was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital, but his condition is unk..
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Trail of stolen copper wire leads to thief's home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's detective followed a trail of copper wire trimmings right to the thief’s home. Louis Edward “Eddie” Johnson, 34, 2..
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