LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit has arrested three people in Lehigh Acres in connection with a grow house operation. On September 14, 2010, ..
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Military training created a light show off Fort Myers Beach Tuesday. WINK News received a number of calls Tuesday night about strange lights over the Gulf...
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - The city council in Punta Gorda is considering loosening up the rules for alcohol sales on Sunday. The current law doesn't allow for alcohol to be sold before n..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. 24-year-old Jacksonville man is going to federal prison for 20 years in a "sexting" case. The U.S. Attorneys Office said Anthony William Denham was sentenc..
IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Attacked because he's Mexican. That's what one Immokalee man is claiming happened while he was trying to buy beer. The customer tells Collier County deputies the ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The board designates an amount each year for travel, and they are well over the limit. The Charlotte County Commission Chair is upset that one collea..
More than 1.2 million Chuck E. Cheese light-up rings and toy eyeglasses are being recalled over concerns thatchildren might swallow the small battery inside the toys. The Consumer ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A unique Southwest Florida class is helping non-English speakers sound more American.The "Accent Reduction" course at Edison college aims to polish spoken Englis..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Here's a story you don't see everyday: A bedbug infestation has closed down the Fort Myers Library. Crews fumigated the building and destroyed about 40 chairs an..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The lawsuit against the "Charlie Crist for US Senate Campaign" is moving forward. Tuesday, a judge denied a motion from Crist's attorneys to dismiss the case..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A woman's beloved home, sold out from under her by the bank. It's the third such case uncovered by the WINK NEWS Call for Action team. And not only d..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral parents are demanding answers after several children were stabbed with a sharp and possibly dirty device. They say the school district missed cr..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - An EMS dispatcher is in hot water for sending a woman into a home following a double murder turned suicide. In newly released 911 calls, you can hear the dispa..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County Commissioners are denying voters the right to give their opinion about Jackson Labs and its 130-million dollar price tag. Now, taxpayers are s..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Two young children found screaming and crying, abandoned by their father in a hot car. Cindy Sul, the girl's mother, says, "I'm like what did you do?! Why did ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Pot belly pigs are now considered domestic animals in Cape Coral, but one city leader says the problem could be larger in the future. The change was approved 5-3..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Major Crimes Unit detectives continue their investigation concerning a body found about 11 .a.m. this morning in a canal in the area of Pr..
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Karl has formed formed in the Gulf of Mexico, heading on a path that's expected to take it over the Yucatan Peninsula. Forecasters say the storm has max..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Melissa Harding-Jones has been given $75,000 bond. Her family is working to post bond so she can go to her home in Washington. Harding-Jones next hearing i..
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Miami's football players have been told to shut down their Twitter accounts. The university's athletic communications department says the players were urg..