Kids help moms in need for Mother's Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Students at one Fort Myers school are thinking about more than just their own moms this Mother's Day. Wellington Academy students have teamed up with the moving ..
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Respect for law camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The annual Respect for Law Enforcement Camp is planned for June 16 - 19th.  The cost is $75 and applications must be returned by June 3.  The four-day, t..
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Naples man reacts to Bin Laden death, says unusual tie is broken

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

NAPLES, FL - Rudi Dekkers says, "The head of the snake has been cut off but the tail remains." Dekkers, a former flight instructor and aviation business owner has lived under the s..
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Airport concerns after the killing of Osama bin Laden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers, Fla.--      Law enforcement officials across the country are on high alert following the killing of Osama bin Laden.    Th..
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News of bin Laden's death awakens painful memories for Naples man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - Osama bin Laden is forever linked to September 11th attacks. But al-Qaeda is also responsible for several other terror attacks that killed Americans. In 1993, 6 peop..
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Family of SWFL 9/11 victim reacts to Osama bin Laden's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Southwest Florida woman was among the thousands killed in New York on 9/11.  Following news of Osama Bin Laden's death Sunday, family members say they're ..
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SWFL artist creates sculpture from ground zero concrete

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The death of the mastermind of 9-11, Osama Bin Laden,  is creating new inspiration for one Southwest Florida artist.  Sculptor San Priest is creating a ..
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CALL FOR ACTION: EBT cards used thousands of miles from Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A WINK News Call for Action investigation follows your tax dollars and finds they are not always staying in the sunshine state! Needy families in Florida that a..
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Family of Cape soldier reacts to news Bin Laden is dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The war in Afghanistan has injured thousands of American soldiers. Monday we caught up with the family of Private First Class Corey Kent. The Cape Coral sol..
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Military families react to Bin Laden's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Southwest Florida woman has three extra reasons to smile tonight. The mother of three children in the military says the death of Osama Bin Laden is a landmark i..
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Groundbreaking for park to honor soldiers falls on important day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It couldn't have happened on a more poignant day, a veteran's group in Marco Island break ground on a new park honoring soldiers. Seven years in the making a..
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Florida House passes virtual learning expansion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House has passed legislation to expand virtual learning in the state. The chamber voted 98-19 for the bill (HB 7197) on Monday. It goes to the S..
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Risk of rip currents along Florida's east coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State emergency management officials are urging beachgoers along Florida's east coast to beware of dangerous rip currents. Officials say there is a high ri..
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DOF: Severe year for wildfires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Division of Forestry released the number of wildfires Collier, Lee and Hendry counties had compared to the number last year. Below is the breakdown of wildfires by county from Janu..
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Twin-engine plane crashes into house outside Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - A twin-engine cargo plane crashed into two vehicles and a house and caught fire just north of an airport in the Miami area. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokeswoman Cristina..
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Southwest Florida reflects on death of Osama bin Laden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Whether they found out last night, or learned the news of Osama bin Laden's death this morning, reactions are similar for many in Southwest Florida. Visitors to ..
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Judge denies media motion regarding jury selection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The judge in the trial of an Orlando woman accused of killing her daughter has denied a motion made on behalf of The Associated Press and other several news or..
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Floridians react to death of Osama Bin Laden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - From Miami's Calle Ocho to Tallahassee's statehouse, Floridians are celebrating the death of Al Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden, who took credit for the 9/11 terrorist at..
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Governor Rick Scott statement on Osama bin Laden's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Statement from Governor Rick Scott Regarding the Death of Osama Bin Laden         Tallahassee, Fla. – “The death of Osama Bin L..
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Southwest Florida reaction to Osama bin Laden's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News wanted to get your reaction to the breaking developments of Osama Bin Laden's death.  Kyle Jordan went to Bennets Fresh Roast Coffee in downtown Fo..
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