Fort Myers, Fla - A Fourth of July with no fireworks? That's what's happening in Fort Myers. The city cancelled its annual celebration saying they don't have the money to pay..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says BP has been forced to remove a cap that was containing some of the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. ..
Lee County launches an aggressive beach ad campaign that's airing around the nation. We want to know what you think? Are they effective and do you think it's a good use of mo..
FORT MYERS, Fla- Fort Myers police and Lee County Sheriff's deputies just re-opened both lanes of the Edison Bridge Southbound into the downtown area. A man is threatening to ju..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Backlash about plans to bring Jackson Labs to Collier County at Tuesday's commission meeting. The concern is the company won't really bring as many jobs as i..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - For the first time, WINK News is hearing from a family member of an abused 10-year-old Port Charlotte boy. She said her nephew would not have lived through..
Some local residents are reporting swarms of flying ants, especially at dusk.It seems, ants do grow wings at times in their life cycles, and fly around to found new colonies...
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - Two Englewood women face 3rd-degree felony charges after Florida Fish and Wildlife says they knowingly disturbed a threatened Loggerhead Turtle nest.On June 14th,..
FORT MYERS, FL- A drunken Fort Myers man takes his rage out on a kitten and when confronted, attacks his female neighbor. Neighbors say Hector Rivera is mentally ill and when he dr..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and two major projects are moving forward. Taxpayers will decide in November if they want to spend $30 million dollars to expand the Naples Z..
Cape Coral, Fla - A Cape Coral church is cleaning up a mess after strong winds rip off part of the roof and flooded part of the sanctuary. It happened after Monday night's st..
CAPTIVA ISLAND, Fla- A series of commericials promoting Lee County's oil free beaches are being shot this week. The crew this morning is on Capitva Island.  ..
FORT MYERS, Fla- The Lee County School Board will consider a stricter dress code Tuesday that requires students to cover up. The change would add to the code of conduct a req..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge says he'll rule tomorrow on a request to overturn a six-month moratorium on deepwater oil and gas drilling. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman he..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla- Two Port Charlotte parents are facing child abuse charges for allegedly keeping their son locked up in his bedroom since December of 2009. The cas..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Waste Pro worker is on the job when he's plowed down by another car - and the driver never stops. He is out of the hospital and talking to WINK News about find..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A man involved in a $4 million mortgage fraud scheme will spend 18 months in federal prison. According to our partners at the News-Press, Steven Reese was senten..
EAST NAPLES, Fla. - A Collier County family is forced to find a new place to live after a grease fire at their home. The fire broke out at their home on Catts Street in East Naples..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral firefighter is injured fighting a house fire. Lightning struck a vacant home on NE 14th Court Monday evening. There was only minor damage to the hom..
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The National Weather Service will determine whether a tornado touched down in Bonita Springs on Sunday Afternoon.At least a half dozen homes were damaged alo..