2 women killed in fiery crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Two women were killed in a fiery crash in South Florida when their car hit a tree. Hollywood police say 47-year-old Marta Cecelia Castano and her passenger, ..
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Man drowns while fleeing from police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man who was trying to get away from police died after jumping into the Intracoastal Waterway. Divers with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescu..
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Man sentenced to life for killing deputy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man avoided a possible death sentence by pleading guilty to the murder of a South Florida deputy. A Broward County judge sentenced 45-y..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Who are you hiring?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - People all over Southwest Florida are letting criminals into their homes without even knowing. A WINK NEWS Call for Action investigation uncovers who you're hiri..
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WINK EXCLUSIVE: Woman speaks out against abuse, after neck snapped during sex act

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Lee County woman snaps her neck during a sex act. But she says the story is much more serious. Now, she's speaking only to WINK News about how an abusive relati..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK news investigates charity panhandling for donations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A WINK News Call for Action investigation looks into a charity panhandling for your support. The Disabled Veterans Foundation says it is staffed by 100% veterans..
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The End Begins Now: Last Spring training Business Boost for Downtown Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

It's the beginning of the end for spring training on the edge of downtown Ft. Myers.The Boston Red Sox played a game Monday at City of Palms Park.  The team will abandon that ..
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Cape police search for armed burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police are searching for a man who broke into a home Monday afternoon. The suspect was armed with a knife. It happened in the 17 hundred block of Northwest 1..
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Ban of 5 chemicals in fake pot starts March 1

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- An emergency plan to outlaw the sale of five chemicals used in herbal blends to make synthetic marijuana becomes official Tuesday. The Drug Enforcement Administration f..
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Reporter goes 1-on-1 with Harlem Globetrotter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Harlem Globetrotters, who have contributed more innovations to the game of basketball than any other team in history, have implemented the first-ever 4-point..
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Wildfire closes section of I-95 in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SCOTTSMOOR, Fla. - A 1,000-acre wildfire closed a 20-mile section of Interstate 95 along Florida's Space Coast and forced the evacuation of nearby campgrounds and trailer parks. Th..
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Local career criminal has been sentenced to prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- Oscar Dan Davis, 24, of Fort Myers was sentenced to nine years in prison on Thursday. Davis was arrested by Cape Coral Police in 2008 for a series of armed robberies he..
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Restoration official: BP reluctant to fix damage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- The vice chairman of a task force set up by President Obama to restore the Gulf Coast criticized BP PLC. for what he described as an increasing reluctance to repair da..
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Brushfire sparks 4 fires in Golden Gate Estates area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY- A brushfire has broken out on 1st Avenue NW and Weber Boulevard in Golden Gate Estates.  The fire is 100 percent contained. A few streets in the surrounding ar..
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Holocaust survivors protest for insurance rights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Aging survivors of the Nazi Holocaust intend to protest outside a Miami Beach political fundraiser this week featuring President Barack Obama to bring attention..
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Dunbar High gets national excellence award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Dunbar High School Academy for Technology Excellence has been selected for a Magnet School of Excellence Award by Magnet Schools of America.  This is the to..
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Summer rentals help FGCU pay bills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida's largest hotel and conference center boasts rooms with water views, full kitchens and living rooms, a pool, picnic areas and free parking. It c..
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Twins vs Red Sox Monday at City of Palms Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The Minnesota Twins take on the Boston Red Sox at City of Palms Park in Fort Myers Monday afternoon. The games the two teams play against each other during Sprin..
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Astronauts step out on 1st spacewalk of mission

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- Two astronauts are taking a spacewalk at the International Space Station. Stephen Bowen and Alvin Drew floated outside Monday morning. Bowen, a spacewalking v..
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Hurricane forecasts, warnings reviewed in Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- Hurricane experts are meeting in Miami this week to discuss updates in storm forecasts. Federal and military officials, local emergency managers and academic researchers wil..
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