New building taking shape at Edison State College

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The three-dimensional rendering is becoming a three-dimensional reality as construction continues for the Student Services Building with an anticipated o..
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Crews now working five brush fires in Big Cypress National Preserve

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The Corral Fire got a new start on Thursday in the  Big Cypress National Preserve, bringing the total number of active fires to five.Initial attack ..
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Mindy McCready files suit against her mother

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NASHVILLE, Tenn - According to Music City News Media, country music recording artist Mindy McCready, whose career has lived and died by her own trials and tribulations, h..
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Robbery suspect turns himself in

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Blake Rodgers is now in jail, having turned himself into authorities at 7:44 p.m. Thursday night. Rodgers is charged with Robbery and Felony Battery. On June 9, 2..
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Father's Day Ideas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

Being a dad is often a thankless job, but once a year we take the day to tell him how much we care! Father's Day is quickly approaching, so make sure you don't forget about your da..
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ONLY ON WINK: 60 years later, father and son meet for 1st time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

NAPLES, Fla. - An 85 year old dad met his 60 year old son for the first time after a year of internet chatting. Tom and Kent Burke had their first hug at RSW airport Thursday night..
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Update: Details released on fatal I-75 crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- A fatal crash investigation lasted well into the morning Friday on I-75 northbound at Corkscrew Rd. in Lee County.  Florida Highway Patrol troopers responde..
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Kickin' it With Kyle at Marine Science Summer Camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

This morning we are Kickin it with Kyle near Fort Myers Beach.  We're learning about a summer camp that all aspiring marine biologist want to be a part of.  But aside fro..
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50-acre brush fire 95 percent contained in Charlotte County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla -- The Division of Forestry tells WINK News a 50-acre brush fire burning in Charlotte County is 95 percent contained. That will be their last update until Fr..
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Men robbed, pistol whipped in Ft Myers by men wearing ski masks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla -- Fort Myers police are looking for three men who pistol whipped and stole a man's wallet in Fort Myers on Thursday afternoon. Police say it happened at the inters..
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3 doctors testify on the mental status of the Naples man accused of killing his family

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-The Naples man facing murder charges for slitting the throats of his wife and five kids was back in court Thursday morning. Today, three doctors testified on h..
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Surprise inspections on scrap dealers could stifle metal thefts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-A team of law enforcement across Southwest Florida is going all-out to combat metal thefts, and that includes going after scrap metal dealers. Thursday, an unannou..
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Surprise inspections on scrap dealers could stifle metal thefts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-A team of law enforcement across Southwest Florida is going all-out to combat metal thefts, and that includes going after scrap metal dealers. Thursday, an unannou..
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Mesac Damas in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NAPLES, Fla.-During a hearing for accused killer Mesac Damas, the judge said he will decide by next Thursday if Demas is competent to stand trial. Damas is accused of killing his w..
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Southwest Florida brush fire season extended due to drought

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida is weathering its busiest brush fire season in at least four years. "We recognize that conditions are as bad as they've ever been. Our numbers a..
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Newly renovated park and old museum unite future and past

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Fort Myers kicked off "Juneteenth" celebrations Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the revitalized Roberto Clemente Park and reopening of the Williams Ac..
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Warning added for Lee County waters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-FL-The Lee County Health Department is adding to its Caloosahatchee River warning that all natural bodies of fresh untreated water where algae is present should be..
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Bonita Springs city employees receive 3 percent pay raise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- The Mayor of Bonita Springs says the recent three percent pay raise for all city employees won't impact the city's finances. The city council voted 4 to 3 Wed..
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Whiskey Creek Country Club fire ruled accidental

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla -  Investigators were on scene for most of the day sifting through the charred debris. After taking a closer look, investigators say the fire is accident..
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Fire blocks roads in the Tropical Gulf Acres subdivision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TROPICAL GULF ACRES- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies are blocking roads in the Tropical Gulf Acres subdivision south of Punta Gorda. CCSO received the call at 4:19 p.m. and fir..
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