Severe Thunderstorm Watch for SWFL until 8:00

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FT. MYERS, Fla. - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire WINK News viewing area until 8:00 tonight. A watch means conditions are favorab..
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State rests its case against Casey Anthony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ORLANDO, Fla.-The state rests its case against accused killer Casey Anthony. Now it's the defense's turn but not before trying to persuade the judge to throw out the case. The juro..
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NASA fueling space shuttle as part of test

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA is fueling space shuttle Atlantis. But it's only a test.    The last launch of the shuttle program isn't until July 8. But shuttle m..
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Economists looking at oil spill tax losses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - How much did Florida lose in sales tax and other revenue due to last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill?    State economists will try to answer..
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Four fires burning in Big Cypress National Preserve

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BIG CYPRESS PRESERVE, Fla - The Division of Forestry and Big Cypress personnel are fighting four fires currenlty burning in the Big Cypress National Preserve. DOF used two units on..
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Cape Police arrest two would-be burglars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Cape Coral Police arrested two teens Tuesday night on charges of Loitering & Prowling. The suspects are 14 and 17 years old therefore we are not releasing ..
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Crimestopper tip leads to arrest of man in robbery of 93 year old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives report an arrest has been made in the June 7 robbery of a 93 year old woman, thanks to a Crime Stopper tip, and a tra..
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Saltwater fishing free this weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Saltwater fishing will be free in Florida this weekend to honor fathers and their families. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ann..
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Pre-Father's day event at the White House

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  WASHINGTON (AP) - Ahead of Father's Day, President  Obama will host military fathers and their children for a screening of the movie "Cars 2" at the White House Wednesd..
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Governor Rick Scott visits WINK News

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

Gov. Rick Scott talks job creation and Florida's future. After a trip to Canada he explains the connections  hemade with companies there, connections he says will bring more j..
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Mr. Holiday's Summer Camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

Summer time means it's time for summer camp.  And now at five we're Kickin it with Kyle.  He's live at a drama camp in Fort Myers that is sure to keep your kids center st..
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Brush fires keep firefighters busy in Collier County, fires considered suspicious

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A busy afternoon for firefighters throughout southwest Florida after several brush fires sparked throughout Collier County Tuesday. Those fires caused part..
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WIC program could see cuts nationwide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-For many on the Women, Infants, and Children program, vouchers are the difference between a nourishing meal for the kids and something less healthy. Leslie Galt ju..
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Cape Coral canal accident victim dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-A Cape Coral man who plunged his Bronco into a canal Tuesday morning has died, according to hospital officials. Cape Coral Police rescued 58-year-old James Brown f..
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Event Brings Hundreds to City of Palms Park, Money to Local Economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Perfect Game is bringing hundreds of people to City of Palms Park in Fort Myers.  The Boston Red Sox have abandoned that stadium  in favor of a bigger and new park off Da..
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Cindy Anthony returns to stand in Casey Anthony trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. - Cindy Anthony, mother of murder defendant Casey Anthony returned to the witness stand Tuesday  in Orlando.Cindy Anthony testified in detail about her hair, Cas..
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Cape Coral canal water levels reach dangerous lows during the drought

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral canals are drying up in the drought, with waterways reaching all new lows. "We're reaching close to desert-like dry conditions outside," Cape Utilities..
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Fort Myers Beach pier restoration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The fishing pier on Fort Myers Beach is undoubtedly an important landmark for the area but to keep it looking like the face of a post card. Lee County is spending nearly a million ..
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Condo wants protected mangroves trimmed to get back pricey waterfront view

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's a protected plant versus a priceless view in Collier County. Residents at the Barefoot Beach Condominiums say over the last 15 years the mangroves have ..
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FGCU to consider tuition increase

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

  LEE COUNTY, FL-University students and parents are most likely going to see a hike in tuition this year. It's orientation time again at Florida Gulf Coast University. Among ..
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