Saab recalls sedans over engine stalling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Saab is recalling 4,400 passenger cars to fix fuel pumps that could seize and cause the engine to stall.Saab says the recall affects certain 2010 and 2011 model y..
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3 people questioned in death of Orlando cabbie

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Three people are in custody as the Orlando Police officers investigate the murder of a cab driver. Police spokeswoman Barbara Jones says an officer found the m..
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Sheriff cracks down on synthetic drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - With thousands of youngsters headed to Panama City in a month or so for spring break bashes, the local sheriff is spreading the word about synthetic drugs...
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Downtown business thriving thanks to monthly events

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Events like Music Walk and Art Walk are luring patrons to the revitalized River District in Downtown Fort Myers. Music Walk is typically held the third Saturday ..
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Traffic clogged along I-95 after trooper crashes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Traffic was clogged in South Florida along Interstate 95 after a trooper and a dump truck crashed on the highway.  Florida Highway Patrol is searc..
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Michelle Obama going on Oprah Winfrey show Thurs.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama is going on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." The White House says the first lady is returning to her Chicago hometown Friday to tape one of the last origi..
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Fla. justices order hearing in sex offender case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has ordered a judge to hold a hearing within 60 days on a sex offender's claim he's been detained for eight years without a commi..
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Fla. unemployment rate unchanged at 12 percent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida began 2010 with a 12 percent seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in January and the state ended the year the same way in December. State labor of..
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Music Walk hits downtown Fort Myers this weekend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The first Music Walk of 2011 kicks off Saturday, January 22nd in downtown Fort Myers at 7 pm. Musical performers and street acts will be playing at various busine..
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Salvation Army's donated coins go to auction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Saturday, January 22nd you have the chance to see the nine gold coins that were donated to the Salvation Army during this holiday season's Red Kettle Campaign. The..
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Free tax help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- You can get free tax help Saturday, January 22nd in Fort Myers.  Free tax preparation for households with an income of $50,000 or below by an IRS trained and..
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Fitness Friday: Fit or Fiction?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Fit or Fiction? We've all heard the fitness myths but can believing them interfere with diet and exercise results? WINK News Fitness Expert Mike Drumm answers the ..
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Highlands Elementary School volunteer arrested, accused of sexually molesting student

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - A prominent Golden Gate Estates man is accused of molesting a young child at a school where he volunteers. 60-year old Robert Alter reportedly sexually molested a..
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Quakes, floods and hurricanes focus of key panel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Convening in a city known worldwide for catastrophe, members of a National Academy of Sciences committee said the nation faces a future of costlier disasters unl..
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Rick Scott holds Twitter town hall meeting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Thursday night, Governor Rick Scott turned his Twitter page into a town hall meeting. When the clock struck 7, Scott logged in and answered as many questions he..
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Fla. Gov. Scott holds Twitter town hall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is tweeting to his constituents. The governor is sitting in his office using Twitter for the first time, going over a long list of question..
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Punta Gorda man arrested accused of raping child

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Punta Gorda man for forcing a mother to watch as he sexually assaulted her 12 year old daughter three t..
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Lee Ponders Land Buy to Benefit Minnesota Twins; Some Argue Against

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

Lee county is considering the purchase of some land  that would benefit the Minnesota Twins.   The county has a possible deal to buy 14 acres south of the sports com..
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Mom arrested for passing out behind the wheel, says it's a mistake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ESTERO, FL- -A mom passed out behind the wheel,  her infant son in the back seat.Fresh out of jail today, she tells WINK, it's all a misunderstanding. "This is the only thing ..
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Only on WINK: Tag along with Naples Fire on a rare training exercise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES, Fla. - Picture this...a window washer on 29th story of a Naples condo gets stuck. Who saves him? The City of Naples firefighters put on a training exercise for high rise si..
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