National Start! Walking Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-April 6th is National Start! Walking Day. Join the American Heart Association from 12-1 pm at Lakes Park in Fort Myers and Cambier Park in Naples. The event is to ..
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5 crack dealers nabbed in two undercover bust operations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives conducted two undercover operations and arrested a total of five crack dealers Monday afternoon. ..
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Judge sets deadlines in Schenecker case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla.- A judge has given prosecutors until August to determine whether they'll seek the death penalty against a Tampa mother accused of shooting her two teenage children earl..
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Pay or Appear program will be coming back

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Tracy Vanlandschoot has been collecting child support payments from her ex-husband for year now. She credits Lee County's Pay or Appear Program. "Once I put him i..
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Working on the budget

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is hoping Republicans and Democrats can reach an agreement on budget cuts after he meets with House Speaker John Boehner later this morning..
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Teachers rally against state education cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hundreds show up for a rally against $1.75 worth of budget cuts toward Florida's education system. Teachers from all over Lee county showed to voice their disple..
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ONLY ON WINK: Friends, Teachers Speak About Clewiston High Student Killed On Prom Night

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CLEWISTON, Fla. -- Only on WINK, a tragic end to what should be a teen's most memorable night. A Clewiston High School senior is killed in a car crash on prom night now the man ac..
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Dog attacks toddler in backseat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - A dog mauled a young child's face, and the bites were so severe, responders could see the toddler's skull. Saturday night, just after 9:30, responders were called t..
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Redneck Yacht Club attracts national attention

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Until recently, the redneck yacht club has been one of southwest Floridas best kept dirty little secrets. The redneck yacht club is an 880 acre mud hole in the middle of Florida.&n..
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Internet Visiting comes to Charlotte County Jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

How would you like to visit an incarcerated loved one from home? Well, if that person is in the Charlotte County Jail, now you can. Inmates at the Charlotte County Jail can now vis..
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Man who caused courtroom brawl asks to be released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Corey Daniels and his family say his emotions got to him last week when he stood up during jury selection in his sister's murder trial, and attacked her accused k..
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Jealous rage nearly costs man his life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - Cape Coral police say Harold Berkey stabbed Richard Falb multiple times in a jealous rage. According to reports, Berkey became enraged after seeing his former girl..
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Lee May Invite more Requests for Ideas on what to do with Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee county may send out another round of requests for proposals on what to do with City of Palms Park, the former  spring training home of the Boston Red Sox.   Comm..
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Deputies say elementary students stabbed eachother with discarded hypodermic needles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH, FL-A serious health hazard at a Lee County bus stop.Students discover  needles and then start stabbing each other with them. Several elementary school students are bei..
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Homeowner thinks house could have been saved from fire if creek water was used

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The owner of an East Naples house that burned to the ground is telling WINK News the closest source for water wasn't used to fight the fire, and he says it c..
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DNA to set Tampa inmate free after 18 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. - A Tampa Bay-area man who spent 18 years in prison on a rape conviction is expected to walk free on the strength of new DNA evidence. Prosecutors in Bradenton said Mon..
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Naples teen accused of killing parents pleads not guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES, Fla. - Attorneys for a 14-year-old southwest Florida teen accused of killing his parents entered written not guilty plea on his behalf. The not guilty plea was entered into..
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A fire has broken out at a house in Port Charlotte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A fire has broken out at a single-story residence at 14085 Hopewell Avenue off State Road 776, according to the Charlotte County Fire Department. A call cam..
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Candle starts fire in Cape duplex, causes $85,000 damage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A candle that was being used to light a room started a fire that caused $85,000 damage to one side of a duplex in the southeast Cape on Saturday. Cape Coral Fire ..
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Collier County brush fire that shut down portion of US 41 is back open

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A portion of U.S. 41 that was shut down in both directions between Manatee Rd. and Collier Boulevard due to a brush fire is now open.  The brush fire was..
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