Fitness Friday: When to retire socks and sneakers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-WINK Fitness Expert Mike Drumm gives us three tips to retiring those old sneakers and socks. Shoes: 1. Mileage 2. Wear and Tear 3. Pain Socks: 1. Elastic is Worn O..
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SWFL Reading Festival Author stops by

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Author, Singer, Songwriter Darrell House stops by the WINK Studios to talk about this year's Southwest Florida Reading Festival and his passion for reading.  ..
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Driver flees, causes traffic crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FT. MYERS - Thursday, March 03, 2011 at 9:15 the Fort Myers Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for running a stop sign at Ballard Road and Marsh Avenue. The dr..
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Airlines hiking fares due to climbing cost of jet fuel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Just like the high prices at the pump, the cost of jet fuel is also on the rise. In order to compensate, most major airlines are now asking you to pay more for yo..
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Cape Coral man's daughter's ashes stolen from car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral man is heartbroken tonight after someone stole thousands of dollars worth of valuables. Among the missing items - his daughter's ashes. Joel, who on..
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Copper thieves sought in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Copper thieves in struck in Charlotte County this week leaving one neighborhood in the dark. For more than a year, construction crews have been working on a widen..
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Missing 6-year-old Cape Coral boy found safe in canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police Officers responded to a report of a missing 6-year-old autistic child Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. Mason Bateman had wandered away from his residence ..
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Police may know identities of children found dead in canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police said Thursday they think they have identified two children whose bodies were stuffed into luggage and dumped in a South Florida canal. Authorities ..
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Judge: States must continue with health overhaul

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PENSACOLA, Fla.- A federal judge in Florida says states must continue implementing the president's health care overhaul even though he has declared it unconstitutional. Florida and..
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BP withholds majority of 2010 bonus payments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LONDON - BP is blocking bonuses to executives who were responsible for operations in the Gulf of Mexico during last year's disastrous well blowout, including former CEO Tony Haywar..
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Firefighters continue to fight Fla. wildfire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIMS, Fla. - Crews from across Florida will give firefighters a break as the state's first significant wildfire of the year continues to burn. On Thursday, officials were keeping a..
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Charred body found inside burning car near Tampa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla.- Firefighters found the charred remains of a person in the passenger seat of a burning vehicle. Authorities say a neighbor called 911 about 12:30 a.m. Thursday to repor..
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Public meeting to discuss sidewalks along McGregor Blvd.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The Florida Department of Transportation is hosting a meeting Thursday to get public input on sidewalk installation projects planned along McGregor Blvd. between..
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Copper thieves sought in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public if they saw anything that might lead to the arrest of copper thieves who stole 3,270 feet of wire..
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Car, Truck and Motorcycle show this Saturday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Naples  Fla.   We're Kickin' it with Kyle today.  This weekend is the 7th annual car, truck, and motorcycle show in Naples.     Our Kyl..
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Crash diverts traffic along SR 776 in Englewood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- A two-car crash Thursday morning forced deputies to divert traffic both east and westbound on McCall Road in Englewood. The Charlotte County Sheriff’..
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Fort Myers woman works to bring help to her native Libya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers woman is working to bring medicine-- and communication-- back to her native Libya."The last 24 hours have been a little worrisome, just with further..
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2 dead children found in canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials have recovered the bodies of two dead children from a South Florida canal. Delray Beach police say divers retrieved the body of a young black gi..
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FDA pulls hundreds of ineffective and unapproved meds from market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

It's a same old drill: you get a cold, see the doctor, get a prescription. And you assume those pills are making you better, but the FDA says for decades, doctors have been prescri..
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Firefighters in Southwest Florida on standby to help assist with wildfire in Central Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Fire officials called up districts across the state on Tuesday about dedicating crews to assist with the wildfire in Central Florida but due to extremely dry ..
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