Twins' fans help Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- The Harry Chapin Food Bank teamed up with the Minnesota Twins organization and WINK News Feeds Families to collect food donations at this year's Twins spring tra..
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Two amazing girls get a chance of a lifetime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The New York Yankees and the Minnesota Twins invited two amazing girls to their game this afternoon. The event was part of HOPE Week(Helping Others Persevere &..
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Armored truck robbery in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

  CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police are investigating an armored truck robbery. We're told a Brinks employee was picking up money at the Publix on Cape Coral Parkway at San..
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Crews battle large brush fire in the area of Alico Rd and I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY - It took nearly 80 firefighters several hours to put out a 150 acre brush fire in the area of Alico Road and Airport Haul Road. By 8:00 pm Sunday night, the fire w..
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Tenn. pilot dies in crash at Florida airshow

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a fatal crash at an airshow in northeast Florida. Flagler County spokesman Carl Laundrie says a single-engine Yak-52 plane b..
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Police arrest suspect in shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

FT. MYERS - Police arrested Riley Lewis for Aggravated Battery, Carrying a Concealed Firearm, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Mar..
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Man shot in face on South Street, Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

UPDATE: Police arrested RIley Lewis (D.O.B. 4-17-71) for Aggravated Battery, Carrying a Concealed Firearm, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon,..
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Rescued dogs arrive in Bonita Springs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A Miami animal shelter was forced to shut down Thursday, leaving hundreds of dogs desperate for a place to go. Saturday, about a dozen of them were brought t..
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Florida Stingrays hold football camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida could soon be home to an arena football team: the Florida Stingrays. Today, players and staff members held a youth football camp at Shady Oaks P..
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Lehigh Acres documentary premieres at Fort Myers Film Festival

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Several months ago, WINK News told you about "Dreams for Sale," a documentary film by Raymond Schillinger. The film chronicles the boom and bust of the housing market in Lehigh Acr..
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Dashcam video shows shooting of Tampa police officers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TAMPA, Fla. - The dash cam rolled last June, as two Tampa police officers were brutally gunned down on-duty. Friday, a group of journalists saw that video for the first time at the..
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Gas station slashes prices to $2.50 per gallon for cash-strapped customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

GOLDEN GATE, Fla.- It's not the number normally popping up at the pump these days. "It's great! A buck-ten off a gallon at least? It's awesome!" Aaron Elliot said while filling up ..
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Congress wants to ban controversial phone applications

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Controversial smartphone applications designed to help skirt law enforcement are forcing congress to take action. The applications we're talking about allow driver..
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Man trys to rob woman at Bank of America

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- A terrifying attack, in broad daylight, near a busy parking lot.Tonight a Lee County woman, who thought she was helping a stranger, speaks out about her terrifying ..
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Fire guts a staple store in Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Fifty years up in flames! A convenience store that's been a staple in Immokalee could be a total loss after fire guts the entire building. It's Miner's Grocery St..
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WINK rides high in the sky at preview of Fla. International Air Show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Organizers are finalizing their preparations for the Florida International Air Show in Punta Gorda this weekend where the acts promise to light up the sky. While..
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Mom teaches son "tough love" by turning him in for crime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A mom helps to solve the case of a burglary at Hancock Creek Elementary when she turns in her 13-year-old son for the crime. Kimberley Graham says she was ..
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Charges dropped against ex-Fla. House speaker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Prosecutors have dropped corruption charges against a former Florida House speaker accused of scheming to get state money to build an airport hangar for a major ..
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Fla. Rep. Mack says he won't seek Senate seat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Saying the timing is not right, Republican Congressman Connie Mack IV has decided not to seek the seat his father held before retiring in 2001. Mack made the ann..
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Port Charlotte resident helps nab home burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- With the help of a neighbor, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office arrested Anthony Joseph Vacca, 28, of Punta Gorda, in connection with two Port Charlotte ..
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