Want to dine with your dog? Cape Coral says it's o.k.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - Some dog lovers are rejoicing. On Wednesday the city's planning and zoning board approved a plan to allow dogs to visit outdoor restaurants with their owners. The ..
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President Obama to head to Fort Campbell Kentucky Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is going to Fort Campbell, Kentucky today to show gratitude to participants in the daring raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan...
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WINK Exclusive: Widow of murdered North Port teacher speaks out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH PORT, Fla. -- A WINK News exclusive. For the first time, we're hearing from the widow of a North Port man murdered at his front door. Kenneth Ellis, who taught in Manatee C..
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Shooting in Bonita Springs, one man transported to local hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

BONITA SPRINTGS, Fla. -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office tells WINK News, one person was shot and taken to a local hospital between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Thursday night in Bonita S..
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Could deal be struck for new fire station in eastern Golden Gate Estates?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - For more than three years the Golden Gate Fire Chief has been working to get a much needed fire station in an eastern area of the estates. Hold-ups with the ..
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Fuel surcharges could drive up consumer costs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Old Town Deli in Punta Gorda has built a reputation in town for selling a good lunch at an affordable price. In fact, it's one of the only places that you ca..
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WINK News investigates kids and crime: Is it on the rise?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News investigates recent reports of kids arrested for shocking crimes. They include killing other teens and even their own parents. We wanted to know if tee..
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Lehigh homeowners find marriage proposal spray painted on their garage door

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A romantic gesture or act of vandalism? A marriage proposal spray painted on a garage door. The answer was spray painted on as well. Reporter Sarah Pu..
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Pay raises for Cape Council?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  The Cape Coral Mayor and City Council Members could be looking at a $10,000 a year dollar raise. Late last year the city's Charter Review Commissi..
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SW Florida Ages, and Becomes Home to More Hispanics and Latinos

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

The U.S. Census bureau says southwest florida is getting older, while also becoming home to a lot more Hispanics and Latinos.   The conclusions come from demographic data..
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Mariner High School hosts spring dance for Special Needs students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Special Needs students from schools across Lee County dusted off their dancing shoes this afternoon. About 120 kids joined in the Mariner High School gym for thei..
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Fla. Senate OKs elections-law overhaul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate has approved a now-157-page bill that aims to overhaul the state's elections code. Senators voted on Thursday to approve the bill (HB 13..
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Fla. Senate OKs elections-law overhaul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate has approved a now-157-page bill that aims to overhaul the state's elections code. Senators voted on Thursday to approve the bill (HB 13..
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Copper thieves target A/C units in the Cape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -  A rash of copper thefts has Cape Coral residents on alert. In the past few days, crooks stole air condition units from almost a dozen homes and businesses ..
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Quality Life Center unveils its new look

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Quality Life Center has a new attitude these days. With a massive beautification project just completed, The Q has updated its look that goes along with the expan..
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Florida corporate tax reduction goes to Gov. Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Corporations would get a tax cut of $1,100 each under a bill going to Gov. Rick Scott. The Republican governor wanted a much bigger corporate income tax re..
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Southwest Florida celebrates National Day of Prayer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- People around the county are putting their faith in the power of prayer today. Cape Coral Mayor John Sullivan marked the occasion by proclaiming it National Day ..
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It's lights out for Disney World's Grad Nite

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - It's lights out for Disney World's Grad Nite. The annual after-hours event for high school seniors ends with Saturday's last bash for the Class of 2011. It has..
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Senate sends 2 more abortion measures to governor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two bills limiting abortions are headed to Gov. Rick Scott. The Republican-led Senate passed the bills Thursday along party lines following some sharp deba..
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Census: Florida's Hispanics grow more diverse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida saw a massive influx of Central and South Americans in the last decade, adding complexity to a state that is already home to one of the nation's most d..
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