Powder causes lockdown at Dunbar Middle School

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla - WINK News is on the scene of Dunbar Middle school after students complained of reaction to a powder found in the school. Twelve students and 11 cafeteria workers ..
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Time's up: shutdown looms without agreement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- A deadline looming, the Congress' top Democrat accused Republicans on Friday of risking a government shutdown because they want to make it harder "for women to get canc..
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39 counterfeit credit cards seized during traffic stop in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla- Two Miami men are getting acquainted with the Lee County Jail after being busted with 39 cloned credit cards in their possession. A detective assigned to the Lee C..
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White powder found congressman's office in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Authorities are responding to a congressman's office in Florida after a letter containing some type of white powder was discovered. Boca Raton Fire Rescue says a..
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Giffords staff planning for space shuttle launch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PHOENIX - Aides to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords have been preparing for her to travel to Florida to watch her husband's space shuttle launch at the end of the month, although doctors ha..
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Light pole smashed into parked car in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla- A light pole fell onto a vehicle at Solomon Boulevard and Colonial Boulevard, which is just south of Edison Mall between Fowler St. and US 41. A white SUV heading ..
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Design of blowout preventer questioned in Gulf oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A senior official for the maker of the blowout preventer that failed to stop last year's Gulf oil spill says the device hadn't been tested to see if it could c..
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6 arrested in Charlotte County in four separate drug-related incidents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives and road deputies made six arrests Thursday in four separate drug related incidents. Shaun Keith ..
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GOP advances conservative agenda in 2011 session

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's Legislature heads into the second half of its 2011 session pushing an aggressive conservative agenda that critics call harsh but Republican leaders ar..
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Tampa jury takes 16 minutes to convict man of rape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla.- A jury took just 16 minutes to return a guilty verdict against a 38-year-old man who has only spent three years outside prison since he was 16. Tommy Lee Sailor, who n..
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6 Markets Hitting Bottom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Our real estate market is no stranger to a national audience, but in the past the stories have pointed out our market’s weaknesses, so it’s nice to learn that we are ge..
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Mesac Damas in court this morning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The Collier County man accused of killing his wife and five kids was back in court Friday morning  for a status hearing.     Mesac Da..
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The Salvation Army needs your help.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, FLa-  The Salvation Army needs your help.  Donations are down, and the need is up. Our Nick Spinetto is live at the new Salvation Army store on Boy Scout in F..
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School bus accident sends two students to the Hospital.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

A Charlotte County School bus and a car collided on Thursday afternoon sending three people to local Hospitals. The accident happened at the intersection of Golf Course Blvd. and ..
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Two men arrested for stealing used cooking oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Jose De Jesus-Avila, 45, of Miami, and Yamil De Jesus-Gonzalez, 31, of Minneapolis, Minnesota. were arrested in Charlotte County on Wednesday after authorities say that they used a..
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Local Military Families On Fence About Possible Government Shut Down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A potential government shutdown could affect our nation's heroes. If things don't turn around, those fighting over seas may not be seeing their pay checks star..
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Child Psychiatrist seeing aggression in younger children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Two 10 year-olds accused of threatening to kill a classmate, and then burn his body are in juvenile custody tonight. What is it that drives someone so young to g..
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Students run pizzeria for MDA donations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - A marketing class took over a pizzeria to raise money to help a classmate living with muscular dystrophy. Nearly 2 dozen students of the Sports and Entertainment Mar..
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EXCLUSIVE: 5-year-old hit by ATV goes from coma to recovery in just 18 days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - His nurses call him a miracle. The 5-year-old boy hit by an ATV less than three weeks ago is now recovering at home. His parents speak exclusively to WINK Ne..
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Highlands County water tank bursts, 2 workers dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla.-  A 300,000 gallon capacity water tank located at the former Georgia Pacific plant located at 400 State Road 70 in Lake Placid burst sending the content..
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