Northeast weather causing airline delays and cancellations at RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

    BOSTON (AP) - Today is another snow day for many kids in the Northeast.   An overnight storm brought ice, snow and rain to areas from Tennessee to..
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EXCLUSIVE: Witness to bus stop stabbing says suspect was bullied on bus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Only on WINK, a student who watched the whole bus stop stabbing happen in the Golden Gate Estates goes through that day moment by moment, including a look sh..
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Millions paying with cell phones, not wallets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Cash, credit, or... Phone? Cell phones do just about everything these days, now including, pay at the cash register. "Something like going to a ballgame is as si..
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Red Cross assists families affected by Tuesday's storms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ALVA, Fla. - The Lee County Red Cross is assisting several families after Tuesday night's severe weather left scattered damage across Southwest Florida."When we have ferocious stor..
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2 children dead from accidental smothering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

Gainesville, Fla. (AP) - Two small children died in unrelated cases in north Florida after authorities say adults rolled on top of them while they were sleeping. Gainesville police..
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Florida AG bans drugs labeled 'bath salts'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Wednesday temporarily banned a synthetic designer drug called MDVP that is commonly labeled "bath salts." Officials s..
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Man's boat stolen, law requires he hand over title

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Scott Meinke owned his own boat business. He admitted in court this week to selling other people's boats without them knowing. One of his victims is Richard ..
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Marshal injured in St pete avoided death in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Deputy U.S. Marshal injured, when the two Saint Petersburg police officers were killed Monday, avoided death two years ago right here in Fort Myers. US Marsha..
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Volunteers turn corner in saving Fort Myers woman's condemned home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Back in September, WINK News took you inside a home so dirty and in a state of such disrepair, that Lee County condemned the property. But four months later, Gail..
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38 weather warnings issued ahead of Tuesday's storms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Some say it was a tornado that damaged mobile homes in Alva on Tuesday night, but emergency management officials tell WINK News we may never know ..
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Lee Co. to Consider Moratorium on new Pain Clinics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Now it's Lee County's turn.    Commissioners will consider whether to enact a one-year moratorium on new pain care clinics.    Collier and Charlotte c..
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Alleged tasering victim afraid former fired Lee Deputy will get job back

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEE COUNTY, FL- A Lee County deputy is fired after being accused of tasing family members and his daughter's boyfriend.Now the family of the alleged victim says the deputy is tryin..
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Lightning strikes house, barely misses family inside

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral Fire Department had a busy night as strong storms swept through the city.  Fire units responded to reports of four residential structure fire..
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Several homes damaged after severe weather

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ALVA, FL - Strong winds and heavy rains tore through the Oak Park Village mobile home community last night. Several homes sustained severe damage in the storm. While many residents..
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Study: No higher mental health risk after abortion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new study suggests having an abortion does not increase the risk of mental health problems, but having a baby does. The research by Danish scientists is one of..
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Deputy charged with unlawful compensation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - A Pasco County deputy faces charges after authorities say he let inmates' girlfriends visit them during a work detail. The sheriff's office reports that 3..
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Bygone phone chain helps BPD reduce crime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - The phrase "phone tree" calls to mind a quaint period of communication long before e-mail blasts and reverse 911. But officials with the Bradenton Police Dep..
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More than 1500 people reading to students for Literacy Week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - In continuation of Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!, representatives from state and local law enforcement agencies, the Florida Department of Health (DOH)  ..
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Fla. PSC approves $1.43 monthly increase for FPL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co.'s rates will increase by $1.43 per month for a typical residential customer from March through May and then by another 17 cen..
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Ford recalls Windstar minivans over steering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 400,000 Windstar minivans in cold-weather states to fix brackets and mounts which could separate from the vehicle's subframe and could..
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